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Participate in this course through interpreting valuable information on each page and connect your learning with the tasks and activities using the tutor continuous reflection log. The information is both scholarly and applied in authentic learning environments.
By the end of this course you will be able to :
Tutoring in Higher Education is flexible and broad in nature.
There are three modules arranged to provide you with the best opportunity to become a quality educator.
Module 1: Call to Action
This module gives you a student perspective on what matters to them: CARE.
Module 2: Look in the Mirror
Cleverly titled to highlight the benefit of looking at yourself in view of improving yourself.
Module 3: Sharpen Your Tools
This module is presented on tiles. Click on each tile to reveal strategies that you can use in class to plan and deliver lessons, provide a positive learning environment, engage students, set up active learning and provide feedback. These strategies can be downloaded as 'tool cards' and used in your tutorials.
The course is supported by pedagogical literature. You will find a reference page at the end of module 2.
Use the continuous reflection log to keep a running journal and record of your learning. This may be used in interview situations and follow-up training opportunities.
This course is suitable for:
- PhD students aiming to become tutors at FEIT
- Anybody interested in teaching at UTS
- Anyone already teaching or wanting to teach in higher education and wants to find practical ways to improve engagement in student learning.
Eugenia is passionate about all teaching and learning matters. This includes supporting the professional development of FEIT tutors by enhancing systems and processes that best serve and support casual academics.
Eugenia has been working at UTS since 2003 in various roles within teaching-learning, including long-term experience as a casual academic.
Beata is part of several collaborations to advance engineering and information technology education. She brings latest pedagogical expertise honed over 30 years’ experience from across all education sectors.
Beata has special interests in organisational cultural change and co-design pedagogy. She offers coaching, mentoring and facilitation for training in educational professional learning.
Holding a PhD in electrical engineering, Delwar has a passion for teaching and learning. He started working as a tutor at UTS in 2012 and also has teaching experience at other universities in Australia and overseas.
Delwar has worked in a number of roles to help transform higher education teaching and learning practices. He is currently working as a Learning Design and Technology Specialist at IML, UTS.
Jasmine has an interest in whole program design and first year student experience. She has expertise in design studio teaching in multidisciplinary environments. Her research interest is based on creativity in engineering design education.
Justine is passionate about working with academics to inspire students. She has expertise in qualitative assessment, higher education pedagogy and engineering education. Justine also works directly with the School of Professional Practice and Leadership.
Ian has particular interest and expertise in higher education learning and teaching, especially with respect to assessment design, contract cheating and learning analytics. He has adjacent interests in cultural change with respect to gender and engineering. Where possible, he brings a feminist curiosity to the foreground of his work.
Learn the key tools used in many data science roles – including SQL, Python, Tableau and Power BI.
Discover the key principles that drive human behaviour and learn to develop more effective and impactful policies and services with behavioural insights (BI).
Learn skills to enable you to adapt to the challenges that the future of work holds.
This short course will examine how aligning public sector values and objectives to systems of corporate governance will produce diverse strategies and improved results.
Hear from experts on issues including discrimination, adverse action and changes to Fair Work.