Kellyann Geurts Senior Advisor Learning & Teaching College

Kellyann Geurts Senior Advisor Learning & Teaching College of Design & Social Context [email protected] 1 of 10 timely, practical professional learning for sessional staff in seven schools of 10 2 Lecturing - Providing career advice to students - Course preparation, towards the outcome of course coordination - Incorporating RMIT workshop and material/technology facilities - Overseas studios - Assignment and test marking - Preparing classes - Combining technical and academic knowledge - Black Board skills and knowledge - some of the finer points - Smart boards - how to use and integrate into lectures - Overview on the various avenues for assistance both administrative and teaching/research student centered learning teaching with technology preparing classes - Teaching with technology - Action learning - Peer review (students providing feedback to other students) innovative teaching skills; assessment; and new technology use as teaching aid - I am interested in aligning online delivery or support (ie blackboard) with my face to face teaching in a way that enhances student experience without creating the sense that it is INSTEAD of coming to class - Language Numeracy Literacy - Managing competing demands/needs of students - Managing dominance by students - More inclusive/interactive sessions - Use of incorporating technology, example embedding YouTube's into PowerPoint slides or using my IPad in some classes to share material rather than RMIT computer - Being resourceful when you have not IT - Managing cultural diversity where students have extremely little English -Being efficient in providing feedback (matter of skimming through?) Inclusive teaching - for blind students and physical disability Interpreting, translating, cultural aspects and social values - Technology in the classroom motivating students managing class time group activities - Incorporating new ICT into teaching and learning, developing professional writing skills in my students cultural diversity and inclusive teaching, and teaching to diverse groups in general (e.g. different abilities, professional streams) - using the learning space more effectively/creatively - Student Centered Learning; Cultural Diversity; and Flexible Assessment - Managing cultural diversity - Teaching in new learning spaces - Teaching with technology - On-Line learning - Work Integrated Learning - Team teaching across subjects - Teaching with Technology - Work integrated Learning - Teaching in new learning spaces - Developing better techniques for working with international students - Student centered learning teaching with Technology - Offering flexible assessment - Blackboard Assessment, student centered learning, encouraging participation esp. with international students - How to cope with mental health issues within the class room? - How to cope with students who need individual tuition within a group class? - Integrating online and Face-to-face streams to be one stream - Developing a toolbox of technology to support online engaged learning (then using those tools in the course) - Developing a scaffolding approach to support online engaged learning (not distance learning) -Preparing assessments/ writing briefs - Teaching with technology to optimise class time - Working with students to encourage attendance and time management of assessments- motivating studentsRubrics - preparing classes and identifying and delivering upon key learning objectives for students - Rubric writing - managing cultural diversity practicing inclusive teaching - Etching with technology - more use of projectors/electronic whiteboards for group critiques -Teaching in spaces with facilities for cardboard model making to further develop conceptual models -Real world resources and learning based on industry best

practice online education - strategic use of technology Student Centered Learning, Course design, - Managing group work challenges (shared contributions and shared marks) -- Teaching students with major English language problems - Developing topics for group assignments work integrated learning - Peer assessment - Kinesthetic learning - Working in new learning spaces (online) - Engaging with students - Making classes as interesting as possible - Teaching 'worthwhile' material - Using technology effectively - Student centered learning - Feedback - Time management and teaching, especially for: marking, tutorial preparation and lecture preparation - Improving re-employment and long-term teaching career prospects (because this does improve teaching) - Use of online learning spaces such as Blackboard - Conducting student group tutorials / critiques - Managing cultural diversity - Managing DLU - Understanding how to help students that are of lower skill level - Attitudes and approaches to integrating students fresh from High school into University learning - Teaching in learning specs - Curriculum development - Team teaching - Working with Electronic Whiteboards inclusiveness, feedback, - Expanding use of technology for greater efficiency - Better all-round PD to counter 'sessional' isolation - Increased connections to other course in my area - Working with difficult students and managing the difference between mature age students and school leavers - Providing feedback - How to motivate uninterested students - Lecturing skills development inclusive teaching - curriculum planning, knowing about teaching resources and current pedagogical knowledge - Developing expertise in a wider range of courses; eg have mainly taught Numeracy but also interested in Teaching and Learning etc - Teaching: interest is in flexible, collaborative approaches and student involvement - Working collaboratively in a team... how to connect with full time academics to get this happening regularly - Promoting class discussion - Making tutorials engaging e-Learning - Broadening scope of teaching - Technology available to staff - Ensuring students are engaged - Developing their skills - Giving better feedback - Time management during class & preparing classes - Writing course material/project briefs - online History and Theory - Communication Technology - Using technology - Preparing classes (differences across different levels) - It would be great to be able to use all the technology on offer in the new rooms networking and becoming part of a team - Having access and knowing administrative staff so every day problems can be solved eg. Rooms double booked - Enhancing teaching with technology - Career paths for sessional lecturers Developing positive relationships with adult students - Student centered learning with large classes - Scaffolding students with low literacy into university level study ; feedback and assessment - Providing feedback and future direction - Development of assessment tasks and criteria - New ways of classroom engagement utilising on-line tools for assessment and learning - Lecturing to large groups - how to use technology Improving student participation in discussions - Providing feedback - Improving a technological approach to teaching - The psychology behind effective learning and teaching - How to develop more effective team work among students - How to get poor/uninterested students to do more work - Knowledge of 3d printing and the use of the myriad of sophisticated machinery the school now has at it's disposal - Enhancing student engagement - Alternative teaching methods - Activity based learning - Preparing classes test - Alternative assessment methodologies - Integration of cross-disciplinary teaching/learning - Further refinement of course development/planning - new technology - better handle on technology - working with blackboard - New teaching technologies , online teaching strategies, collaborative methods in teaching - Online assessment - Dealing with late submissions - Dealing with students with English as their second language - providing constructive feedback and criticism, providing lively discussions and group activities in class Using available technology in the classroom - Strategies to assist students with anxiety or mental health issues - Learning habits of adults and teaching methods accordingly - Catering to newly graduated high school students vs. mature age students - Characteristics of gen y vs. gen x, and difference in teaching methods for both - Course planning - Assessment methods - Blackboard - New and existing technology resources available in the faculty. (Robots, 3d printing etc.) - Teaching techniques for developing strong class discussion / student self critique - Use of technology - teaching and learning tools, links to assessment - Feedback embedding in teaching, learning and assessment - Thinking Cultures - routines, reflective practices - Use of Blackboard - Preparation of teaching material - Assessment of students individual ability early in the semester via Development of my own materials to compliment the topics covered by the course - More effective communication in terms of explaining ideas, assessment requirements and related issues - Interactive teaching - Time management - ie: not spending more than the allotted marking time - It's sometimes impossible! - offering flexible assessment teaching with technology practicing inclusive teaching - Reviewing students, Student encouragement, technology - I would like to know more about some of the new technology in building 80 - Structure of lecture Curriculum / Design Creative methods of presentation Teaching with technology - Managing cultural diversity - Practicing student centered learning - Offering flexible Assessment - Strategies to quicker manage assessment and feedback (eg I have heard that self-assessment can be advantageous but don't know how to go about this). - Strategies for group projects and assessments in class (all of my learning experiences as a student were individual solo work, as has been most of my teaching experience) - Developing programs for sessional staff to convert studio/teaching outcomes into research inclusive teaching, student centered learning, cultural diversity - Producing and using excel spreadsheets for marking - Advanced use and potential of blackboard - What teaching resources are available and how to access them? - Preparing lecture notes, managing marking loads, time management - Preparing classes, time management during class, practising - new learning ideas - Running a tutorial - Teaching students with disability (intellectual and/or physical) - Cultural diversity - Building teaching and learning resources for adult learners - Assessing authentic learning - Planning for different learners with one assessment task - Providing feedback - Using more of the electronic whiteboard and associated software - Effective writing of comments on assessment pieces - Promoting an interactive classroom setting

what sessional staff want of 10 3 Teaching with tech... Student centred le... Cultural div... Flexible asse... Inclusive te... Providing fe... New learning ... Work integrated le... of 10 4 Time - Location 80.4.019 (lectorial space 90) 9:15am- 9:30am Registration 9:30am- 9:50am Welcome: A/Prof. Andrea Chester, Deputy PVC, Learning and

Teaching & Kellyann Geurts, Project Leader 80.7.8 tutorial space workshop 1: Technologyyou've gotta have a Plan B! 80.7.7 tutorial space 80.7.6 tutorial space 80.2.1 project space workshop 2: Assessment workshop 3: Engagingyour students usingInclusive Teachingpractices workshop 4: Teachingin Next Generation LearningSpaces John Benwell, Principle Learning & Teaching Adviser Andrea Wallace, Educational Developer, DSC Thembi Mason, Educational Developer and Jon Hurford, Senior Adviser

Learning & Teaching workshop 5: Connectingcourses to content workshop 6: Teachingstudents from diverse linguitsic and cultural backgrounds workshop 7: RMIT Peer Partnerships: supported professional development for continuousimprovement in teaching* Bernadene Sward, Liaison Librarians and Anne Lennox University Library Barbara Morgan, Study Learning Center Angela Clarke and Dallas Wingrove, Senior Research Fellows Erika Beljaars-Harris, Howard Errey and Andrea Wallace, Educational Developers, DSC School session: Talkingabout teachingand learning

School session: Talkingabout teachingand learning School session: Talkingabout teachingand learning School session: Talkingabout teachingand learning School session: Talkingabout teaching and learning Senior Advisers Learning & Teaching, Liaison Librarians with School representatives TBC Senior Advisers Learning & Teaching, Liaison Librarians with School representatives TBC Senior Advisers Learning & Teaching, Liaison Librarians with School representatives TBC Senior Advisers Learning & Teaching, Liaison Librarians with School representatives TBC Senior Advisers Learning & Teaching,

Liaison Librarians with School representatives TBC 10:00 - 11:15am workshops Spiros Soulis, Senior Adviser Learning and Teaching, Learning and Teaching Unit 11:15am- 11:45am Morning tea - catering caf Lv7 11:45am- 1:00pm workshops 1:00pm- 1:30pm workshop 8: Flexible delivery, Blackboard Collaborate and Google Sites Lunch - catering caf Lv7 (X3 Schools in this space) 1:30pm- 2:20pm School break-out sessions 2:30pm- 3:25pm

Discussion: CES and Feedback 3:25 - 3:30pm What's next Kellyann Ruth Moeller, Senior Adviser Learning & Teaching of 10 5 of 10 6 positive outcomes over 400 sessional staff engaged over 24 months one full-day and one half-day symposium

3 induction events Sessional Staff Essentials website: www.rmit.edu.au/dsc/sessionalstaff of 10 7 resourcing $ Payment to sessional staff generously funded by the Office of Dean L&T Prioritising this initiative to promote the Universitys Sessionals in Tertiary Teaching Practice online modules http ://www1.rmit.edu.au/staff/professionaldevelopment/ttp/ sessionals 8 of 10

challenges 7 schools, 1200 sessional staff determine Schools future needs with BLASST tool develop sustainable systems & processes administration of the payments! of 10 9 evidence of success of 10 10

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