Callaghan Campus – 24 July
Teaching Essentials is the first day of our orientation program for new academic staff. This day is held before the four day New Faculty Orientation, which is planned for February 2014. The Teaching Essentials program is designed to familiarise new academics with the role of teaching and the curricular systems of the University of Newcastle. To orient you to the virtual learning environment- UoNline- prior to the program, we would like to organise an individual e-Teaching consultation for you with one of our trained staff members. RSVP your attendance and e-Teaching consultation request or for More information, email: email@example.com
Sessional Staff Professional Development Days
Callaghan Campus - 16, 18 and 25 July
Ourimbah Campus - 23 July
Sessional staff members are an important part of the University of Newcastle’s academic community. To support you in your teaching, CTL is holding professional development days to inspire, inform and invigorate tutors for the new semester.
The day will cover the roles and responsibilities of tutors, teaching and learning in an online environment, student expectations and work/life balance for sessional academics. All participants will be sent a certificate after the workshop. The day will be fully catered, enabling participants an opportunity to engage with peers and experts in a relaxed atmosphere. All tutors will receive payment of $120 and the normal statutory contributions.
AQF Program Mapping
CTL continues to support academics in all areas of their teaching and learning, including AQF Program Mapping. Dr Siva Krishnan is available for advice and assistance as faculties and discipline groups undertake the mapping process. To make an appointment, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 4921 6533
Course Design for 21st Century Learning
Callaghan Campus - 11, 20 or 28 June
Are you redesigning a course or creating a new one? Looking for strategies to align your learning outcomes and assessments? Interested in moving into blended or online teaching?
This hands-on one day retreat is an opportunity to discuss effective course design that marries teaching methods and teaching technologies. Using a course Blackboard site as a key strategy to support teaching and learning, participants will create learning outcomes, assessments and a course syllabus that encourages transparency, student engagement and aligned course design.
A light lunch will also be provided. Register
The Adoption Agency SIPThursday 11 July 12-1pm
The Adoption Agency will showcase web-based tools that can be adopted to assist with teaching and learning, to help students engage with concepts and materials in their courses. Participants are encouraged to bring along examples and discuss the way they utilise web-based tools in their classes.
All Sorts of Students
CTL are gathering all sorts of students who are willing to give feedback and share their learning experiences of both face-to-face teaching and the online environment. Members of the group will form student panels and take part in the Equip series, which are workshops for academic staff who wish to further develop and enhance their teaching skills. Your genuine comments form an integral component of the Equip process, with the end result better teaching and a more positive experience for students. Participation is voluntary and the estimated time commitment is 1-2 hours. All participants will receive a certificate of acknowledgement and a lolly bag to take home. To register your interest, contact email@example.com or call 4921 5350
Need assistance with Academic skills, English Language support or Maths?
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Prefer to attend a Workshop?
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Learning online and need assistance with Blackboard?
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