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

Tuesday 28 May 2019 - Ourimbah - Register here

12pm - 1pm   |  Ourimbah - Room IRC113

  • 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
  • Dr Emma Beckett - Environmental and Life Sciences
    Finding my feet as a teaching academic – sharing lessons learned from reinventing courses
  • Dr Rachael Newell - Nursing and Midwifery
    Developing and Implementing an Online Medical Charting Application:  Rachael worked with staff from the BOLD team to develop an online tool for students that replicates the use of medical charts in their professional practice.

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 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, 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

Wednesday 18 July 2018

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