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Induction for New Academic Staff

Induction for New Academic Staff

The Centre of Education and Enhancement have developed three self-directed Short Learning Programmes for new academic staff to complete.

These Short Learning Programs focus on giving you an understanding of

  • what is expected of you as an educator at JCU
  • an overview of the what the student experience looks like at JCU, how you contribute and what supports are available,
  • It importance of Academic Integrity, JCU educative approach and strategies for dealing with potential academic misconduct.

These three Short Learning Programs form part of employment probation requirements.

To register

Registrations for the Short Learning Programs will be via the Staff Learning Hub.

Once you have registered you will be given access to the Short Learning Programs accessed via LearnJCU

Academic Integrity – Staff Development

Length: approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.

Completion Requirements:

To successfully complete this Short Learning Programme, you will need to:

  1. Attain 100% or higher on a summative 15 question quiz

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this Short Learning Programme you will be able to:

  • Identify academic integrity and explain why it is important
  • Define plagiarism and cheating
  • Identify your responsibilities in relation to Academic Integrity
  • Identify the strategies JCU has in place to support the education of staff and students
  • Identify strategies that can help you if you are suspicious academic misconduct has occurred

Being an Educator

Length: approximately 2 hours.

Completion Requirements:

To successfully complete this Short Learning Programme, you will need to:

  1. Attain 75% or higher on a summative 10 question quiz
  2. Complete the Short Learning Programme Evaluation Form

Learning outcomes:

On completion of this Short Learning Programme you will be able to:

  • Identify the capabilities that JCU expect in their Educators
  • List four critically reflective teaching principles
  • Identify why Scholarly Activity and Scholarship are important

The JCU Student Experience

Length: approximately 30 minutes.

Completion Requirements:

To successfully complete this Short Learning Programme, you will need to:

  1. Attain 75% or higher on a summative 10 question quiz
  2. Complete the Short Learning Programme Evaluation Form

Learning outcomes:

On completion of this Short Learning Programme, you should be able to:

  1. Identify the student support services at JCU.
  2. Describe your responsibilities in relation to student support.
  3. Describe how you can support students through feedback.

Professional Development

The Centre of Education and Enhancement presents information sessions, workshops and symposiums throughout the year supported by a suite of online Short Learning Programs. For more details visit the professional development page on the Centre for Education and Enhancement Website.

Further Information

Please contact the Centre for Education and Enhancement by email for further information.