Contemporary Approaches to University Teaching MOOC - S2, 2022

Contemporary Approaches to University Teaching is a free teaching induction massive open online course (MOOC).

Designed for those in their first few years of university teaching, it introduces higher education learning and teaching concepts and strategies through expert-developed modules and resources. Study is self-paced in two hour modules that can be completed over a semester. The MOOC can also be used as a just in time, just for you resource and used as and when needed. MOOC content is available to universities to share and adapt under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.

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        This course is just what you need if you are:

        • new to teaching
        • would like to review topics to advance your teaching, e.g. scholarly teaching
        • a sessional, contracted or continuing academic
        • interested in scoping modules for your institution’s professional development program (MOOC content is available to universities to share and adapt under a CC Attribution Share Alike license.)

        Topics include:

        • Teaching your first class
        • Planning for learning
        • Feedback for learning
        • Scholarly teaching and the scholarship of teaching
        • Designing, implementing and supporting online learning
        • Curriculum design
        • Assessment
        • Collaborative learning
        • Teaching today’s diverse learners
        • Quality assurance and our responsibilities
        • Learning and teaching theories

        Resources and specialty topics include:

        • Teaching mathematics
        • Work Integrated Learning
        • The politics of Australian higher education
        • Managing student teams
        • Sessional staff
        • Your professional wellbeing
        • A guide for librarians
        Enrol now – course starts 29th August 2022
        Tagged in higher education, professional development