The focus of Learn Do Share 2020 was about sharing of best practices and lessons from the ‘emergency’ remote learning experienced by staff and students due to restrictions from the pandemic. Moreover, the forum provided an opportunity for participants to
By: Ruth Dimes
Have you ever wondered what learning is like from a student’s perspective? Perhaps you’d examine your own teaching in a different light if you were the one undertaking study? In this month’s ILT seminar, I shared how my recent experiences as a student have led me to reflect on, and change, my own teaching practice.
By: Angela Tsai
In this month’s ILT seminar, I shared my experiences with helping students overcome learning barriers by using existing revision MCQs as a primary resource.
By: Dr Kathleen Foote
Teaching spaces are fast changing to accommodate new approaches to curriculum and pedagogical advances. Separate lab, lecture, and tutorial spaces are increasingly being combined to promote active and collaborative learning in a streamlined approach.
By: Rouxelle De Villiers
E-assessment is an essential part of e-learning, with both becoming ubiquitous in business education. But where to start?
By: Tessa Owens
Embedding employability skills into academic curricula is a key concern for universities and tertiary education institutions today.
This topic was the focus of a University of Auckland Business School (UABS) workshop on the 12th June entitled ‘University and beyond: embedding employability and life into the curriculum’ run by Professor Susan Geertshuis, Narissa Lewis, and Patricia Hubbard.
By: Rhiannon Lloyd
The pressure on universities to move content online has initiated conversation about the purpose and value of the lecture theatre as a teaching ‘space’. Central to the defence of the lecture theatre is its social nature; students physically gather together to learn from, and with, one another, as a collective.
By: Nabeel Albashiry and Doug Carrie
Recent feedback from Business School students has been that they overwhelmingly support the move from Cecil to Canvas, and really like Canvas’ user-friendly features. The most common request was for more consistency in how Canvas courses are presented across the Business School. In ILT’s final monthly seminar for 2016, we discussed how to address this request.
By: Ron Tiong
You probably use Canvas and Excel as part of your regular teaching activities, but did you know they can be used to easily discover every Canvas page a student has viewed, generate section and enrolment lists for large classes, and send e-mails with personalised content and attachments? In this seminar, I talked about how Canvas “hacks” and an Excel tool I created for the Business School’s Teaching Initiatives Scheme can enable personalised student engagement opportunities.
By: Angela Tsai
Love them or hate them, multiple choice questions (MCQs) are still one of the most commonly used assessment formats – and they have their advantages, if used well!