Models of Engaged Learning and Teaching (MELT) guide the development of student sophisticated thinking and rely on educator professional judgement and adaptation.

  • Models of Engaged Learning and Teaching all focus on students' thinking skills.
  • MELT are best used to scaffold thinking skill development in repeated use so that MELT become thinking routines for students.
  • Engaged teachers are vital for this process, for MELT provides broad guidelines, but educators typically change the terminology to make MELT fluid and learning active.

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Connecting the Library to the Curriculum

Transformative Approaches that Enhance Skills for Learning Library, Learning advisor and Academic colleagues from Monash University and Latrobe University have just published ground-breaking work through Springer on long-lived collaborations that connect the library to the curriculum. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-981-16-3868-8 The Monash University Chapters draw on the Research Skill Development framework and Latrobe University Chapters use Constructive Alignment … Continue reading "Connecting the Library to the Curriculum"



AARE Symposium: Developing research thinking for responsive teaching practice

The presentations in this symposium focused on the development of research thinking which enables innovative and discerning educator responses that are needed for rapid change to be effective change. The Symposium presentations ares available here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/17HK4iNtktUTRj8kg8SG6LiJEPPP4BQVg/view?usp=sharing The powerpoints for each presentation are below. The symposium comprised research on pre-service, in-service and university teachers that uses … Continue reading "AARE Symposium: Developing research thinking for responsive teaching practice"