active learning

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?

Weave digital storytelling into your teaching with Dr Mauricio Marrone and Dr Murray Taylor

Learn more about this versatile approach to engaging your students and helping them to remember important information.

Changing our conference habits

How many conferences will you attend this year? How will you present? Some thoughts on integrating good teaching practice into conference presenting.

#UTSTLF17 snapshot: using debates as a learning and teaching tool

If you missed this presentation at the UTS Teaching and Learning Forum, catch up here!

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…