Learning Lunchbox

The Learning Lunchbox is a series of 1-hour interactive events which showcase practical strategies for engaging students in the physical and virtual classroom.

Next Learning Lunchbox

Wednesday 10 April 2019 - Callaghan - Register here

12pm - 1pm   |  L326 (Auchmuty Library)

  • Dr James Bennett / Dr Kate Ariotti - Humanities and Social Science
    Cohort-driven change: Redesigning a 1000 level History course for non-History majors 
  • Dr Benjamin Matthews - Creative Industries
    Workflow, Engagement and Ethics: Google Docs as a Collaborative Environment
  • Dr Helen Giggins, Architecture and Built Environment
    Creating resources to improve a sense of belonging for online students

A zoom link will be provided for those registered attendees who are unable to attend the above session in person. All sessions are also recorded for viewing after the event.


If you have attended a Learning Lunchbox, please take a couple of minutes to provide feedback.  The feedback provided is used to assist with planning future events.


Wednesday 26 September 2018

  • Associate Professor Jed Duff (Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health and Medicine)
    Adapting online courses for student needs – changes to online postgraduate courses to make them more student-centred
  • Catherine Burgess (Education, Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies)
    Equity, opportunity and scientific curiosity – improving science outcomes through innovative and targeted pedagogical strategies designed to rebuild students’ scientific curiosity and understanding
  • Michael Cvetanovski (Physics, Faculty of Science)
    Remote physics labs – an example of how students can learn practical skills online via the use of robotics and mechatronics

Wednesday 29 August 2018

  • Dr Graham Lucas (Management, Faculty of Business and Law)
    Management in in a nutshell – an engaging combination of old and new teaching methods via the BOLD lab

Wednesday 18 July 2018

If you wish to present at a session, please email ctl@newcastle.edu.au