Foundations of Learning and Teaching @JCU is a two-day program for all newly appointed full-time academic staff with teaching responsibilities to be completed as part of employment probation.
The program focuses on essential information about the JCU learning and teaching context; the higher education regulatory environment and internal policy; student and library support services; assessment, moderation and feedback; technology-enabled learning strategies, including use of the learning management system; and evaluation of learning and teaching.
It is delivered by multiple presenters in face-to-face mode on Cairns and Townsville campuses. Staff from other locations please contact Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement to discuss your requirements.
Wednesday 24 January 2018
Thursday 25 January 2018
Monday 29 January 2018
Tuesday 30 January 2018
Eddie Koiki Mabo Library
The Cairns Institute Bldg
Any new full time academic staff who have been unable to attend the program since commencing teaching duties, are welcome to attend the Sessional Staff Induction in SP2 (as we are not presenting the Foundations program). While this will provide a quick overview of requirements in the short term, it does not substitute for attendance in the full 2 day program for probation purposes. Therefore staff are required to attend the next Foundations program in January 2019 in addition to the Sessional Staff Induction. For more information on the Sessional Staff Induction offerings go to https://www.jcu.edu.au/learning-and-teaching/learning-and-teaching-events.
For catering purposes please register to attend this event. Registration is also required to assist with attendance records and the creation of Certificates of Attendance.
Foundations of Learning and Teaching @JCU workshops aim to provide newly appointed full-time teaching staff with:
Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or other mobile device to these sessions. Materials for all sessions will be provided electronically, or by hard copy on request.
The Directorate of Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement presents lectures, workshops and symposiums throughout the year. For session details, see Workshops, Events and Registration.
Please contact Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement by email for further information about James Cook University's teaching induction.