Where Teaching and Learning Matter
I am sure you have not yet thought of this. Mattel and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) released Architecture Barbie to inspire girls to pursue a career in architecture. The AIA will also sponsor a competition to design the next Barbie Dream House later this year. Any ideas that could beat this for raising interest in your discipline?
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In my recent work with programme development team, a couple of key themes have emerged from discussions around graduate attributes. Over the next couple of weeks I will share those themes. Today the theme is early career success.
In 2002, some important research was undertaken at Sydney University of Technology. (…Continue
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From time to time programme committees and other academic committees are required to draft regulations and policies to govern their operations. They are delegated this power under the Academic Statute. The Academic Statute is required by S 194 of the Education Act 1989. This can be a…
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In my recent work with programme development teams, a couple of key themes have emerged from discussions around graduate attributes. Over the next couple of weeks I will share those themes. Today the theme is leadership. Teachers have been discussing their students roles as future leaders at work, and in their communities. As we have been focusing on early career success for students,…Continue
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The NZ National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards, managed and administrated by Ako Aotearoa, provide a forum for our best teachers to articulate and…Continue
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The Topic: Designing Assessments. As usual, we’ve collectively decided in advance what we’ll focus on in this get-together, but we…
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Candace Thille speak passionately to teachers on how to create an environment to support and independent learner to achieve learning outcome success. She is a strong advocate of…Continue
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By the end of the workshop teachers will be able to:
In 2011 the first of the baby boomers have reached the age of 65. Baby boomers expect their later years to be very different to their parents' generation. More are working into their 60s, they…
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If you are considering making an application, then we would like to talk to you. We can offer advice on the preparation of a teaching portfolio. We are happy to provide feedback on your existing portfolio, and make suggestions for items you may like to include.
As the Living Curriculum is rolling out into different departments teachers have great opportunities to demonstrate their skills in course design, assessment, teaching and learning activities and evaluation.
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Te Puna Ako have a number of workshops which will provide professional development for those leading or involved with curriculum renewal processes.
The events can be found at http://tlcommunityunitec.ning.com/events. Details of what each session will cover are found in the following documents.
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Kia ora, clearly there is a great deal of interest in writing curriculum and evaluation of teaching and learning. Our activity for the last month indicates that our most popular blog post was on Designing, managing and evaluating assessment items. The Responsibility for programme design and an explanation of the evaluation processes have also featured. If there are other resources that you would like, we are happy to provide…Continue
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I attended the ACEN forum on Work Integrated Learning and Graduate Attributes in May 2011. The forum was held at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. Seventeen Australian and New Zealand higher education institutions were…Continue
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