For Emily Quinn Smyth, a eureka moment on a field trip for an undergraduate subject led her to an important research question – the lack of scientific vocabulary in Australian sign language, or Auslan.
UTS has been making great strides towards transforming learning and teaching. The Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Showcase is an opportunity to celebrate successes within the UTS Community.
This post is a collaboration between Dr Melissa Edwards and Mark Liu, who designed the program for the subject Creativity and Complexity. Read on to find out why students described the subject as ‘challenging, but rewarding’.
If I could wave a magic wand?
Copyright can be a murky, confusing area to wade into when it comes to learning and teaching. Here’s a beginner’s guide to understanding how to navigate it!
The most-watched Lynda.com courses at UTS, for students and staff, are…
It’s relatively easy to cheat on online quizzes. Introducing randomisation can make it much harder.
MOOCs are free online courses on a wide range of subjects provided by established universities from all over the world. Read on to find out you can use them to support your teaching at UTS.
We were asked to create a social media guide for unfamiliar users, and thought to ourselves what better way to showcase this than through an infographic? However we didn’t want to create just any infographic…
Co-authored by Amanda Sampol and Phoebe Huang.
Elaine Huber says her time at IML was short – but it was long enough that she’ll be missed by the many people who have had the pleasure of working with her. For the past two and a half years, Elaine has supported and implemented valuable learning and teaching practices across UTS in her role as a faculty liaison. We asked her about her time at IML, and what’s next in store in her move to the Science faculty.
Over the years I’ve noticed a remarkable inverse relationship between the size of my family and the extravagance of the meals I prepared…
If you know nothing about MOOCs, are curious about how they can be used for professional development, teaching and edutainment, or their potential to disrupt the 1000 year old model of higher education, join Adrian Norman from IML and the Science of Learning Research Centre for an informal presentation and discussion on the MOOC phenomenon.
Whether you’re celebrating Easter, going away or just enjoying some time off, the team at Futures wishes you a happy and safe long weekend.
Loopy is a new tool for demonstrating how complex systems behave.
Are you looking for a professional development opportunity at UTS? In April, IML is offering a series of workshops designed to give casual academics new to UTS a paid opportunity to participate in a range of practical and popular, interactive sessions. The workshops provide a collegial forum for exploring learning and teaching and our UTS Learning.Futures education strategy and are also a great way to network with other academics working across the university over refreshments.
Two systems developed for assessment and feedback. Both with pros and cons. Let’s weigh up in Round 1 of REVIEW Vs Turnitin: Assessment.
For the third year the University of Technology Sydney has been named the top young university in Australia in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings, this year leaping six places in the global ranking to 15th in the world.