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
10th November 2020 - Register Now
This lunchbox will focus on the theme of Student Retention and Success. Three presentations will be given as follows:
- Andrew Kepert: “Strategies for Student Retention for large courses"
- Ruth Pring and Natalie Downing: “Student Success Partner Program”
- Joel McGregor: “University Preparation Program (UPP)”
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PREVIOUS LEARNING LUNCHBOX PRESENTATIONS
29th September 2020
"Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Research - Pecha Kucha Style"
This Learning Lunchbox event was hosted by The Faculty of Health and Medicine, Professor Erica James.
* PechaKucha is a storytelling format where a presenter shows 20 slides for 20 seconds of commentary each. The slides move automatically as the presenter is speaking. This format ensures that the speaker is concise, keeps the presentation moving, and gets through all of their content. Slide text is kept to a minimum to encourage the speaker to tell the story with images and to enhance audience engagement.
- Associate Professor Therése Kairuz: “Growing as we Grow”: lecture capture from contributors in different time zones and countries
- Dr Anne Croker: ‘In-sight-in-mind’ and ‘present-with-presence’: A deliberate approach to video-conferenced learning and support for learning
- Miriam Grotowski: How do curriculum designers consider medical student wellbeing when constructing a new curriculum? A qualitative exploration
- Dr Karen Mate: Skills Recognition and Development in Biomedical Science Students
- Dr Melissa Robinson-Reilly: Introduction of Telehealth into the Master of Nurse Practitioner program
3rd September 2020
- "Teaching First Years”
Presentations and discussion reflecting challenges, how we support our students and effective pedagogies.
- Jodie Davis: "The First Year Experience - building student engagement and belonging"
- Dr Erin McCarthy: "Supporting the Transition to First Year"
- Dr Effie Karageorgos "Teaching First Years through a Pandemic
- Associate Professor Sara Motta - "Equity Pedagogies in the Teaching of First Year Economics and Politics"
27th May 2020
"Moving Courses Online”
This session looked at experiences in relation to the BA Online
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
- 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.
10 April 2019
- Dr James Bennett / Dr Kate Ariotti - Humanities and Social Science
Cohort-driven change: Redesigning a 1000 level History course for non-History majors
As referred to in the presentation, you can access the video The Hallowmen here.
- Dr Benjamin Matthews - Creative Industries
Workflow, Engagement and Ethics: Online docs as a Collaborative Environment
- Dr Helen Giggins, Architecture and Built Environment
Creating resources to improve a sense of belonging for online students
As referred to in the presentation, you can access the flexible working options video here.
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
29 August 2018
- Dr Andrew Kepert (Mathematics, Faculty of Science)
Addressing a learning outcome through student discussion of their own work, which is then integrated into lectures
- Dr John Furst (Physics, Faculty of Science)
How engineering physics went from traditional to blended and responsibility for learning was placed firmly with the students
- 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
18 July 2018
- Professor Darrell Evans, DVC(A)
Demonstration of an effective student engagement activity available in all teaching situations.
- Denise Higgins, Oral Health
Implementing instructional videos to benefit students.
- Dr Warren Reilly, Senior Practitioner Fellow, School of Architecture and Built Environment
'New' ways in Work Integrated Learning.