Why can’t we be friends? PowerPoint and active learning

The classic PowerPoint presentation – bullet point-riddled slides clicked through almost as if to distract you from actually listening to a lecture – is the hallmark of a style of teaching that treats students as passive receivers of information. There’s an argument for ditching that slideshow altogether. But Powerpoint is a pretty essential tool for keeping a session on track. So do you need to throw the slide deck out with the monologue?

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Showcase your Indigenous Graduate Attribute work

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For NAIDOC week this year, we are inviting you to share the IGA related curriculum you have been working on with the university community.

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