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The Teaching and Learning Forum (TLF) present regular forums aimed to connect teaching and learning research, scholarship and practice through facilitated discussion of current topics.
|Event and title||Date and time||Location||Resources|
|Forum: Cloud Learning||This event has been deferred - date and time to be advised||Burwood and video-conferenced to all campuses - details to come||To be provided|
|Roy Tasker - winner of the Prime Minister's Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year 2011, has agreed to speak||This event has been deferred, date and time to be advised||TBA|
The Higher Education Research Group (HERG) was pleased to offer colleagues the opportunity to discuss the topic, Teaching with Technology. The foci of this forum was on using current technologies to assist with teaching; from engaging students to providing timely feedback. Three short presentations were followed by a chaired discussion.
Creatively Connecting ICTs and Curriculum (2 MB) - Dr Debra Bateman
In collaboration with HERDSA Victoria, HERG was pleased to offer Victorian colleagues the opportunity to discuss the topic, Teaching Diverse Students. The forum focused on teaching students with disabilities, international students and students from low socio-economic backgrounds. Three short presentations were followed by a chaired discussion.
This small group workshop was focused around 'Identifying appropriate graduate attributes for higher education' and was facilitated by Dr Agnes Bosanquet.
Dr Agnes Bosanquet is a Lecturer in Higher Education Development at the Learning and Teaching Centre, Macquarie University. From her research and teaching experience in Cultural Studies, Agnes values critical theory, creative methodologies and questions about power relations, discourses and practices of inclusion and exclusion, locations of knowledge and constructions of subjectivity.
As an academic developer, Agnes applies this critical legacy to her research, which explores changing academic roles and identities, theories and models of curriculum and graduate attributes.
Deakin-anza was a showcase of research and scholarship in Higher Education achieved by HERG members. Led by Dr Deb Bateman, the 2011 ALTC Teaching Excellence Award Winner and with the participation of Professor Marcia Devlin, and the Vice-Chancellor as one of the speakers, this event celebrated the hard work and wonderful successes individually and as a group that occurred in 2011 at Deakin.
In this hands-on workshop small groups discussed issues based scenarios involving students with diverse needs and, in response, developed strategies for inclusive teaching and learning practices. The scenarios were developed by the Teaching Leaders’ Forum (now Teaching and Learning Forum) coordinating committee in collaboration with the Equity and Diversity Unit.
The workshop was presented at three Deakin campuses; Burwood, Waurn Ponds and Warrnambool.