These seminars are designed for busy academics interested in hearing about strategies and ideas that they can use in their teaching. Each session will involve academics from across the University who will share their tips for effective university teaching and learning. The seminars run from 8.30-9.30am.
The Breakfast seminars touch on topics such as:
- Effective strategies for assessing group work projects
- Using feedback to enhance student learning
- "How do I know I’m doing a good job in teaching?"
Ways to evaluate teaching effectiveness
- Enhancing student learning in practice-based subjects
- Strategies for integrating research into teaching (recording available of this seminar from 2013)
- Peer review
2014 Seminar series
Details for the 2014 seminar series are currently being confirmed. Each seminar starts at 8:30am and runs for an hour.
|Wednesday 19 March
|Engaging students in large group teaching
Professor David Williams, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Associate Professor Helen Anderson, Melbourne Law School
In this seminar experienced academics will share some of the approaches they have used to keep students engaged in lectures.
|Tuesday 8 April
|Effective practices for enhancing generic skills
Dr Sean Pinder, Faculty of Business and Economics
Associate Professor Michelle Livett, Faculty of Science
|Thursday 15 May
|Designing tasks for diverse learners
Professor David Shallcross, Melbourne School of Engineering
Ms Bronwyn Tarrant, Mental Health Nursing
|Wednesday 20 August
Barbara Falk Room, CSHE, Lvl 1, 715 Swanston St Carlton
Complimentary coffee and friands are provided. These seminars are free to attend and are intended for staff of the University only.
Dr Victoria Millar
T: +61 3 9035 3751
Registration for the 2014 seminar series. (Seminars will be added as details are confirmed)