Learning and Teaching News

Each month the Learning and Teaching News features articles, notices and events of interest for staff delivering and supporting learning and teaching at the University of Adelaide.

Read on to discover past issues and learn about the variety of ways you can share your stories and achievements with colleagues!

Featured stories

This is how I teach

This month we spoke with Dr Shona Crabb, Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Health and Deputy Dean (People & Culture) for the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. Shona received the Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2007 and is an alumna of the University of Adelaide.

Read more about This is how I teach

Student Academic Skills Team

The Academic Skills team has a new Writing Support Programs Coordinator! Elise Westin introduces herself and her approach to fostering academic excellence and supporting student success.

Read more about Student Academic Skills Team

Studiosity Writing Feedback Plus

The University of Adelaide wants to support every student to succeed. That's why we offer Studiosity for fast, scaled, formative feedback for all students. For our first year undergraduate students, the new Studiosity Writing Feedback Plus service offers ethical, AI-powered feedback in just minutes.

Read more about Studiosity Writing Feedback Plus

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    Month Content Deadline Newsletter Release
    February Thursday 15 February Thursday 22 February
    March Thursday 14 March Thursday 21 March
    April Thursday 11 April Thursday 18 April
    May Thursday 16 May Thursday 23 May
    June Thursday 13 June Thursday 20 June
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