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Teaching & Learning Newsletter

Office of the DVC Academic

University of Queensland  
25 October 2012 

Teaching & Learning Week 2012 starts next week

The 2012 Teaching and Learning Week starts next Monday, 29th October. This year’s activities and presentations will focus on celebrating our wonderful teachers, engaging with our students through online technologies, sustainability, and internationalisation.
Go to the T&L Week website to register.

Monday 29 October

Keynote - Dr M.S. Vijay Kumar, MIT

Presentation: The New Ecosystem for Innovative Transformation of Education.

 Senior Associate Dean and
Director, Office of Educational Innovation and Technology at MIT, Dr Kumar discuss initiatives at MIT and elsewhere that reflect an array of innovative activity, and attempt to frame the challenges and necessary transitions for educational institutions to transform education.
Read more

Comprehensive and Strategic Internationalisation of Higher Education

Professor John Hudzik, Former Vice-President of Global Engagement, Michigan State University will discuss the global context for Comprehensive Internationalisation and useful institutional approaches to implementation.
Read more

Turnaround leadership for sustainability in Higher Education

Professor Geoff Scott, Executive Director of Sustainability at the University of Western Sydney will share insights and discuss his OLT/ALTC funded project that is seeking to define the capabilities which make an educationally effective higher education leader for sustainability.
Read more

Tuesday 30 October

Making Science Relevant the changing curriculum at the University of Adelaide

Professor Robert Hill, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Sciences, University of Adelaide, will lead the Tuesday eLearning program by sharing his experience in introducing a new curriculum for first year science students - using the Apple iPad as the hardware to deliver it. Read more


 Faculty Events

Arts, Fri 2 Nov, Teaching and Learning Celebration

BEL, Wed 31 Oct, Innovations in Teaching and Learning in the TC Beirne School of Law

EAIT/Science, Wed 31 Oct, Joint EAIT-Science T&L showcase

Health Sciences, Wed 31 Oct, Faculty showcase

SBS, Wed 31 Oct, Faculty Teaching & Learning Awards

Tuesday 30 October

Focus on eLearning

New eLearning science curriculum at University of Adelaide
9:00am - 10:30am

CEIT update
11:30am - 12:30pm

How to design your way out of a failing Masters, CIPL
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Faculty/School approaches to eLearning
3:15pm - 3:45pm 

UQ wireless strategy & communication linkages
3:45pm - 4:00pm 

Our Growing Elearning Environment – UQ’s Central Systems and Trends 

 Thursday 1 November

Research in teaching & learning: designing a project
9:00am - 11:00am

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