Re-invigorate your teaching approach this winter during UC Teaching Week, 7-10 June.
UC Teaching Week brings you new ideas and tools to give your teaching a booster shot over the colder months.
Come along to one or all of the interactive seminars offered through the week. Each workshop includes a short presentation and a chance for discussion among your peers.
We asked a snapshot of seminar presenters to tell us why you should attend their seminar (click here for a full list of sessions):
Tuesday, 1-2pm, Undercroft 101, Puaka James Hight
“From community-based research to service projects with community organisations – we look at how you might already be addressing or thinking about the “Engaged with the Community” attribute in the UC Graduate Profile.” – Associate Professor Billy O’Steen, Director, UC Community Engagement Hub
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
Tuesday, 2.15-3.30pm, Undercroft 101, Puaka James Hight
“What does culturally responsive pedagogy look like, sound like, feel like? Find out!” – Dr Liz Brown, Office of the AVC Māori
Common Issues with Student Assessment
Wednesday, 12noon-1.15pm, Undercroft 101, Puaka James Hight
“We present the findings of a recent study looking at what the most common issues are that students are facing with assessments in first year, and workshop how we can use the results to better help student performance.” – Dr Dr Erik Brogt, Academic Developer
Engaging Large Classes
Thursday, 12noon-1.30pm, Undercroft 101, Puaka James Hight
“We will discuss teaching strategies and background on creating an interactive and learner-centred environment in high-enrolment courses.” – Dr Dr Erik Brogt, Academic Developer
Embedding Employability in our Classes
Thursday, 10-11.30am, Undercroft 101, Puaka James Hight
“‘Employable, Innovative and Enterprising’ is one of the key graduate attributes in the new UC graduate profile. This seminar will help you engage directly with industry on expectations of this, as providing practical ways of addressing this in our courses.” – Dr Ross James, Dean of Commerce
Please pass the word around your colleagues to encourage them to attend, remembering support staff and relevant postgraduate students too. Booking is not required.