Tag Archives: UC Teaching Month

Teaching Month is coming

Want to hear some new ideas about teaching at UC? Have a quick look at what’s coming up this year in UC’s Teaching Month in July.

Come for a coffee, stay to hear:

– the Vice-Chancellor’s thoughts on the future of teaching at UC;

– how teaching can help you get promoted;

– how you can contribute to teaching leadership at UC;

– opportunities for funding your teaching ideas;

– technology-enabled learning possibilities

and much more.

UC Teaching Awards 2018 – Dr Masayoshi Ogino

In celebration of UC Teaching Month 2018, we are taking the opportunity to recognise this year’s UC Teaching Award winners.

Introduced in 2001, the UC Teaching Awards recognise excellence in both undergraduate and graduate teaching, and includes $1,500 for each winner towards teaching-related activities.

Three recipients have been named for 2018 and we have introduced you to each of our winners through Intercom over the course of UC Teaching Month:

This week, please join us in congratulating our third and final winner, Dr Masayoshi Ogino. You can learn more about his teaching philosophies, here> 

Training in Echo360 for instructors

Alison Maloney, Learning Technologist with Echo360 will be visiting UC to conduct training on the ECHO360 system during UC Teaching Month.

Alison will be running two 2-hour sessions on 12 July and a four hour session on 13 July. There is a limit of 20 attendees at each session so please register for your preferred time using the links below:

Thursday 12 July (intermediate level)

Session 1 – 10am -12pm, The Den, 206 Puaka James Hight

Session 2 – 2pm – 4pm, The Den, 206 Puaka James Hight

  • Using polls and quizzes
  • Flipped classroom practices

Echo360 can be used to support UC’s current pedagogical focus, for example;

  • Retrieval
  • Cognitive Overload
  • Peer Instruction
  • Questioning
  • Formative assessment
  • Team Based Learning
  • A deep dive into Analytics

Friday 13 July (introductory to advanced level)

10:00am-2:00pm, The Den, 206 Puaka James Hight

  • An overview of the student functionality
  • Working with video and capture including PCAP (our desktop capture solution)
  • Creating classes
  • Using polls and quizzes
  • An overview of the analytics

Discussion about ways Echo360 can enhance learning with specific use cases, such as:

  • In-class formative assessment
  • Flipped classroom practices
  • Using the analytics

UC TEACHING AWARDS 2018 – Dr Heather Purdie

Following last week’s launch of UC Teaching Month 2018, we are taking the opportunity to recognise this year’s UC Teaching Award winners.

Introduced in 2001, The UC Teaching Awards recognise excellence in both undergraduate and graduate teaching, and include $1,500 for each winner towards teaching-related activities.

Three recipients have been named for 2018, and we will be sharing more about each winner through Intercom over the course of UC Teaching Month.

Please join us in congratulating Dr Heather Purdie, and learn more about her teaching philosophies, here>

UC Teaching Awards 2018 – Associate Professor Annie Potts

In celebrating the launch of UC Teaching Month for 2018, we are taking the opportunity to recognise our UC Teaching Award winners for 2018.

Introduced in 2001, The UC Teaching Awards recognise excellence in both undergraduate and graduate teaching, and include $1,500 for each winner towards teaching-related activities.

Three recipients have been named for 2018, and we will be sharing more about each winner through Intercom over the course of UC Teaching Month.

Please join us in congratulating Associate Professor Annie Potts, and learn more about her teaching philosophies, here>