The Teaching and Learning Development Unit, the Teaching and Learning Academy and the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Academic have collaboratively organised Learning and Teaching Week 2013. The week showcased the collaborative scholarship of teaching and learning at James Cook University, both locally and nationally. With a focus theme of Collaborate and connect for student learning.
Presentations and notes from the sessions are available below
External Guest Presenters
Professor James Arvanitakis (Prime Minister’s University Teacher of the Year Award, 2012): Kill your powerpoints and teach like a pirate: teaching beyond the curriculum, engaging students and promoting active citizenship.
Associate Professor Sophie Arkoudis (OLT National Senior Teaching Fellow): English language development in disciplinary curricula: what do we need to do? AND
Emeritus Professor Royce Sadler (Senior Assessment Scholar): Reworking the concept of feedback: teaching learners to see.
Associate Professor Claire Macken (Pro Vice-Chancellor (Future Learning) La Trobe University): Beyond 2020: imagining the future of Higher Education.
Professor Jill Thistlethwaite, (Centre for Medical Education Research and Scholarship, UQ): Work-based assessment: assessment of or assessment for learning?
First Year Experience (Dr Pauline Taylor): Sharing research, sharing practice in the first year experience
Flexible Delivery (Lynne Zeldenryk): Flexible delivery in the tropics: James Cook University staff experiences unpacked.
Work Integrated Learning (Dr Katja Fleischmann, Mandy Shircore, Professor Ryan Daniel, Associate Professor Laurie Murphy, Karina Lynch): Challenges of Work Integrated learning (WIL) and how to overcome them.
Associate Professor Romy Lawson and Dr Alf Kuilboer: Always keep your exit in view: using an ePortfolio from Day 1 to foster work ready students.
Assessment (Josephine Pryce and Michelle Lasen): Link to Royce Sadler’s resources
Academy Member Presentations: Associate Professor Jane Mills; Dr Glenn Harrison; Dr Margaret Carter; Associate professor Sam Hardy; Mr Abhishek Bhati.
Early Career Presentations: Miss Teneale McGuckin; Mr Paul Welch; Ms Kerry Russo; Mr Trevor Andersen – Presentations
Innovations: Mrs Janet Buchan; Mr Tim O’Dea; Professor David Kennedy – Presentations
Manager, AV Services, Gary Gulliford: Videoconferencing and audio visual services: where we have been and where we are heading.
Dr Jo Balatti and Dr Shaun Belward – what does it mean to include numeracy in your course?
Teaching and Learning Week 2012
Teaching and Learning Week 2012 provided an opportunity to work collaboratively and across boundaries to rethink teaching and assessment practices, showcase innovative practice, and consider ways of redesigning and improving student learning experiences.
Special guests included Associate Professor Betty Leask, Professor Mike Keppell, Professor Sid Nair, Professor Keithia Wilson and Professor Kerri-Lee Krause.
The program of events for Teaching and Learning Week was collaboratively developed and sponsored by Curriculum Refresh, Teaching and Learning Development and JCU Teaching and Learning Academy Special Interest Groups (SIGs).Teaching and Learning Academy Fellowship recipients for 2012 also presented sessions.
Presentation Resources 2012