active learning

Summer is coming to a lecture theatre near you

UTS is increasing the number of subjects that are available for student enrolment over the summer session. Most subjects will be delivered in the standard, blended format over the 12 week session but some subjects will be delivered in a block mode…

Take a walk around your neighbourhood…

Lessons in radical economic pedagogy. This post was co-authored by Elizabeth Humphrys and Keith Heggart.

Labs of the future: using simulations to stimulate students’ curiosity

Imagine if 300 students were able to complete a laboratory practical where they handle chemicals, take measurements, plot results, interact with high-end equipment – without ever entering a laboratory…

5 Questions with…Jackie Jones, Clinical Practitioner in Law

The trickiest thing about teaching in my discipline area is…

A digital experience: why industry excursions encourage authentic learning

A key challenge I face in the classroom is how to communicate to students that what they are learning has real world industry applications. Sometimes showing them can be far more beneficial than telling them.