CLT Learning & Teaching Workshops

The Centre for Learning and Teaching provides a broad range of workshops for academic and professional development.

Foundations of University Teaching & Learning

Foundations of University Teaching & Learning is a course designed for educators who may be relatively new to university teaching, or for established staff that would like to revisit the roots of what constitutes the foundations of university teaching and learning at ANU.

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  • What Makes a Quality Educator? (F1) Explores the core dimensions of professionalism and quality in teaching.
  • Teaching for Learning (F2) Examines how students learn in relation to different approaches to teaching in higher education.
  • Small Group Collaborative Learning (F3) Explores the nature of small group collaborative teaching and its impact on learning.
  • Course Design (F4) Addresses principles of course design (and learning activities) at ANU, using findings from research on what makes an effective course and learning activity.
  • Assessment and Feedback (F5) Delves into ideas and methods of assessment for learning.
  • Inclusive Teaching (F6) Explores how our teaching methods can help achieve equity within ANU and society.
  • Evaluation of Teaching and Learning (F7) Reviews the processes used at ANU to evaluate teaching and learning, and considers this in light of the continual enhancement of teaching and learning.
  • Designing Curriculum for Student Engagement (F8) Looks at the drivers of curriculum design in ANU and the higher education sector.
  • Technology-Enhanced Learning (F9) Considers the role technology has upon student learning.
  • Your Teaching Philosophy (F10) A capstone module in which participants are invited to consolidate their learning and consider how they can share, illustrate and demonstrate their professionalism in teaching for the purposes of achieving recognition.
  • Postgraduate Supervision (F11)
  • APD Pathway to the EFS (F12) Information session on using reflections from Foundations to create a narrative for the Educational Fellowship Scheme (EFS).

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  IN-CLASS MODULES    
F1 What Makes a Quality Educator? 21 Feb 9.30-11.30
F2 Teaching for Learning 28 Feb 9.30-11.30
F3 Small Group Collaborative Learning 13 Mar 9.30-11.30
       
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F4 Course Design 14 May 9.30-11.30
F5 Assessment and Feedback 28 May 9.30-11.30
F6 Inclusive Teaching 4 Jun 9.30-11.30
F7 Evaluation of Teaching and Learning 11 Jun 9.30-11.30
F9 Technology-Enhanced Learning 25 Jun 9.30-11.30
F8 Designing Curriculum for Student Engagement 2 July 9.30-11.30
F10 Your Teaching Philosophy 9 July 9.30-11.30
F11 Postgraduate Supervision 14 July 9.30-11.30
F12 APD Pathway to the EFS 16 July 9.30-11.30
       

 

ANU Educational Fellowship Scheme

The ANU Educational Fellowship Scheme (EFS) recognises those at ANU who have contributed to student learning experiences by awarding them with Higher Education Academy (HEA) fellowships.

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  • Information Session (E1) We provide you with information on why applying for a fellowship is important for ANU staff involved in teaching and learning.
  • Developing your Teaching Philosophy (E2)  An opportunity to listen to other fellows talk about their teaching philosophies, and discover what sparked their interest in and passion for teaching.
  • Writing a Reflective Narrative (E3) EFS mentors will guide you through the process of writing your application "reflectively" in the context of the Professional Standards Framework (PSF).
  • Reflect and Write (E4) An opportunity for you to sit and write uninterrupted for the allocated time.
  • Receiving Feedback (E5)  By invitation only. Applicants must submit a draft to efs@anu.edu.au and an EFS mentor will allocate a half an hour time slot to provide feedback.
  • EFS Assessor Training

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  IN-CLASS MODULES    
E1 Information Session 4 Feb 12.15-1.45
E3 Writing a Reflective Narrative 13 Feb 12.15-1.45
E1 Information Session 2 Mar 12.15-145
E2 Developing your Teaching Philosophy 5 Mar 12.15-1.45
E3 Writing a Reflective Narrative 12 Mar 12.15-1.45
       
  ONLINE MODULES    
E1 Information Session 1 April 12.15-1.45
E3 Writing a Reflective Narrative 3 April 12.15-1.45
E1 Information Session 20 April 12.15-1.45
E3 Writing a Reflective Narrative 4 May 12.15-1.45
E1 Information Session 22 May 12.15-1.45
E3 Writing a Reflective Narrative 28 May 12.15-1.45
       
       

 

Principles of Tutoring and Demonstrating

Principles of Tutoring and Demonstrating (PTD) is a course designed for tutors and demonstrators who may be relatively new to university teaching, and for more experienced tutors and demonstrators new to ANU. 

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NOTE: PTD comprises seven core modules and one elective module.  Module T1 must be attended before participating in all other core modules (T1-T7).

  • Theories of Teaching (T1) What does teaching mean to you?
  • Planning a Lesson (T2) Not sure how to prepare for your first class or just want to learn more?
  • Facilitation Skills (T3) How do students learn and how do we engage them to learn?
  • Facilitating Groups  (T4) How do you effectively teach groups of students? What are the benefits of learning in groups?
  • Dynamics and Diversity (T5) What does diversity look like in the classroom, and how do we address this when teaching?
  • Assessment and Feedback (T6) Can feedback be meaningful, and how can we provide feedback that achieves this?
  • Peer Observation and Feedback  (T7) How well do we know our own teaching practices? (Out-of-class module)

Elective modules:

  • Getting started in Wattle  (T8) If you would like to attend for this session, please register for it separately.
  • More to be announced.

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  IN-CLASS MODULES    
T1 Theories of Teaching Feb 17 10:00am-12:00pm
T2 Planning a Lesson Feb 17 2:00-4:00pm
T3 Facilitation Skills Feb 18 10:00am-12:00pm
T4 Facilitating Groups Feb 18 2:00-4:00pm
T5 Dynamics and Diversity Feb 20 10:00am-12:00pm
T6 Assessment and Feedback Feb 20 2:00-4:00pm
T7 Peer Observation and Feedback N/A Out-of-class
T8 Getting started in Wattle Feb 19 9:30-11:30am
       
T1 Theories of Teaching Mar 3 9:30-11:30am
T2 Planning a Lesson Mar 10 9:30-11:30am
T3 Facilitation Skills Mar 17 9:30-11:30am
       
  ONLINE MODULES    
T1 Theories of Teaching  Jul 20 9.30am-12pm
T2 Planning a Lesson  Jul 21 9.30am-12pm
T3 Facilitation Skills  Jul 22 9.30am-12pm
T4 Facilitating Groups  Jul 23 9.30am-12pm
T5 Dynamics and Diversity  Jul 24 9.30am-12pm
T6 Assessment and Feedback  Jul 27 9.30am-12pm
T7 Peer Observation and Feedback N/A Out-of-class
T8 Getting started in Wattle TBD TBD

 

Academic Leadership in Teaching and Learning

The Academic Leadership in Teaching and Learning program in 2020 will include modules that are designed to help participants extend and enrich their repertoire of leadership capabilities.

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  IN-CLASS MODULES      
AL1 Models and Theories of Leadership 10 Mar 12.10pm  
AL2 A Mindful Approach to Leadership Development 17 Mar 12.10pm  
AL3

Putting first things first in leadership and life

24 Mar 12.10pm CANCELLED
AL4

Managing your mindset and emotions

31 Mar 12.10pm CANCELLED
AL5

Understanding the people you wish to influence

28 Apr 12.10pm CANCELLED
AL6

Preparing for a difficult conversation

5 May 12.10pm CANCELLED
AL7

Persuading people to change

12 May 12.10pm CANCELLED
AL8

Responding constructively to resistance and conflict

19 May 12.10pm CANCELLED
         
         
         
         
         
         

 

ANU Education Grants

The ANU Education Grants support innovative and creative initiatives and projects linked to improving coursework student learning, and have the potential to be an exemplary institutional and/or individual practice in learning and teaching in higher education.

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ANU Education Grants: Q&A Workshop S1 CANCELLED  
ANU Education Grants: Q&A Workshop S2    

 

ANU Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Education

The ANU Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Education celebrate the University's excellence in teaching, supervision, tutoring or demonstrating, and programs.

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ANU Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Education: Q&A Information Session 8 Dec  
ANU Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Education: Q&A Information Session 17 Dec