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

July 2020 - details to come

A zoom link will be provided for those registered attendees.  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.


27th May 2020

Tuesday 28 May 2019

  • Dr Mitch Smith - Environmental and Life Sciences
    Lessons from a novice blender: This presentation will cover a number of key points that I have learnt while blending a course for the first time. What has/hasn’t worked from both my perspective, and that of the students

Wednesday 10 April 2019

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, Pathways and Academic Learning Support Centre)
    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

Wednesday 18 July 2018

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