OLT National Teaching Fellow Lisa Tee: MyCourseMap Workshop

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OLT National Teaching Fellow Assoc Prof Lisa Tee from Curtin University is travelling to the eastern states to undertake workshops as part of her OLT National Teaching Fellowship, which identifies the need to communicate transparent and “visible” curricula to students. This event will be hosted at RMIT University city Campus on Wednesday 19 April 2017.
Please see the attached flyer for further details on the workshop sessions.
You can RSVP for the workshop here.
We look forward to seeing you on the day.
More information about the day is available here: OLTNTF_Workshop Invitation RMIT

VTAS PEN pre-conference workshops

Thursday 28 April 2016, 1.30pm-5.00pm, Langham Hotel, Southbank, Melbourne

The Victorian/Tasmanian Promoting Excellence Network presents two workshops prior to the OLT Conference dinner on Thursday 28th April 2016.

Workshop 1:      Impact of IMPEL framework by Tilly Hinton

Workshop 2:      Shaking up Higher Education – Learnings from National Award Winners, featuring 2016 Australian University Teacher of the Year A/Prof Kevin Tant

The Victorian/Tasmanian Promoting Excellence Network is a project funded by the Office for Learning and Teaching. The aim of the Network is to promote collaboration that maximises dissemination of innovation and good teaching practice. Its vision is to support professional development and the sharing of systems, knowledge and processes that contribute to optimising student learning.

During Workshop 1, Tilly Hinton will discuss the impact of the IMPEL framework using exemplars of successful grant applications supported with the IMPEL ladder.

Workshop 2 will involve OLT teaching award winners discussing the impact the award had on their careers and networks. Speakers include; A/Prof Robyn Brandenburg, A/Prof Kevin Tant – 2015 Australian University Teacher of the Year Award winner, A/Prof Natalie Brown, Prof Sally Kift & Tara Newman workshopping the benefits creating a community of practice of national award winners.

Program

1:30 – 2:00pm           Registration for Workshop 1 (Clarendon Ballroom)

2:00 – 3:00pm           Workshop 1 – Impact of the IMPEL framework by guest speaker Tilly Hinton

3:00 – 3:30pm            Afternoon tea & Registration for Workshop 2

3:30 – 5:00pm            Workshop 2 – Shaking up Higher Education: Learnings from National Award Winners

Note: Those who have registered for the OLT conference dinner will depart on the bus at 5:30pm to Grand Hyatt, Melbourne.

Registration

Spaces for this workshop are limited, so please register now  to secure a place.

When registering please remember to indicate if you have, or have not, also registered for the OLT Conference (check Yes or No box). OLT Conference details are available here.

Please contact us on 9905 9439 if you have any additional questions prior to your attendance!

Places still available to Better judgement seminar

Places are still available to attend The Monash Educational Excellence Research Group (MEERG) seminar presented by Dr Lisa Schmidt, Senior Lecturer in Health Professional Education at Flinders University.


Better judgement: Improving assessors’ management of factors affecting their judgement ​

Date: Thursday, 13 August 2015
Time: 1.00pm – 4.00pm
Location: Monash University, Caulfield campus, The SLATE, Building C, room C3.22
Afternoon tea will be provided. Please book online here for catering purposes.

More information is contained in the attached flyer. Please note: This is a joint project with Lisa Schmidt, Lambert Schuwirth, and Maree O’Keefe, and could be of particular interest to staff teaching into medical degrees.

Seminar invitation – Better judgement: Improving assessors’ management of factors affecting their judgement

The Monash Educational Excellence Research Group (MEERG) is delighted to invite you to a seminar presented by Dr Lisa Schmidt, Senior Lecturer in Health Professional Education at Flinders University.

Better judgement: Improving assessors’ management of factors affecting their judgement

Date: Thursday, 13 August 2015
Time: 1.00pm – 4.00pm
Location: Monash University, Caulfield campus, The SLATE, Building C, room C3.22
Afternoon tea will be provided. Please book online here for catering purposes.
More information is contained in the attached flyer.

Office for Learning and Teaching Awards Workshops

Dear Colleagues

The Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) is working with the Promoting Excellence Networks in organising a series of Award workshops in most capital cities in February and March 2015, to provide more information on the Australian Awards for University Teaching and other OLT programmes.

We warmly welcome and encourage all ICOs, potential nominees and staff from the learning and teaching units to attend these workshops, where they will find out more about the Awards programme, hear from the Awards recipients and assessors, and gain insight into how to write good nominations. This is also an excellent opportunity for the ICOs and institutions to network and share ideas on how to support the nominees and recipients better.

The Victorian/Tasmania workshop will be running from 10am to 1pm local time on the date and location listed below. Two teleconferences will be available for staff who cannot attend the workshops in person.

Victoria / Tasmania – Monday 23 February 2015 – Monash Conference Centre, 30 Collins Street, Melbourne
Teleconference (1 hour) – Thursday 19 March 2015 – Session one: 10 – 11am (AEDT) or Session two: 1 – 2pm (AEDT)

Registration is now opened at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2015OLTawardsworkshop .

Please feel free to spread the word and promote the event in your institution by using the flyer. We look forward to seeing you and your colleagues at the workshops. For any enquiries, please contact OLT at learningandteaching@education.gov.au.

Kind regards

Dr Paul Corcoran

Director, Awards & Networks

Office for Learning and Teaching

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Resources from the workshop: Creative forms of teaching evidence

The slides from our keynote speaker Professor Denise Chalmers, University of Western Australia are available below:

Education Teaching Quality – Australian Criteria and Standards for University Teaching

Kate Coleman, Deakin University spoke about ePortfolio’s, here is the link to the online portfolio site she created for the workshop.

The slides from the VTAS presentation by Joy Whitton, Monash University and Melody West, University of Tasmania are below:

VTAS Presentation – Activity Map

VTAS Presentation slides

The slides from our Panel – the recent recipients of the Office for Learning and Teaching Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence are available below:

Professor James Arvanitakis, University of Western Sydney

Associate Professor Mahfuz Aziz, University of South Australia

Professor Stephen Barkoczy, Monash University

The video of the workshop containing all the presentations and workshop sessions will be uploaded to our website ASAP.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Workshop|6 November|Creative forms of teaching evidence

Victoria University logo      Workshop ‘Creative Forms of Teaching Evidence’

Hosted by Victoria University

Thursday 6 November 2014, Victoria University City Convention Centre,

City Flinders Campus, Level 12, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne

The Victorian/Tasmanian Promoting Excellence Network is a project funded by the Office for Learning and Teaching.

The Network has as its aim to promote collaboration that maximises dissemination of innovation and good teaching practice.  Its vision is to support professional development and the sharing of systems, knowledge and processes that contribute to optimising student learning.

In this workshop, creative forms of teaching evidence will be explored by a range of experts and leaders in the area, with topics including ePortfolios, blogs, evidencing teaching impact on learning and the student learning experience. This workshop will be of interest to all practising teachers and educators.

The morning workshop will be hosted by Victoria University, at their City campus in Melbourne.  Following the morning event, a catered lunch will be provided allowing for networking.

Program

8.30 – 9am      Registration

9am                 Keynote – Denise Chalmers, Winthrop Professor and Director (CATL),

University of Western Australia

Title: Education teaching quality

9.45am           Speed dating – networking opportunity for attendees

10.00am         Morning tea

10.15am         Presentation – Joy Whitton & Melody West, VTAS Promoting Excellence Network,

Title: Creative forms of teaching evidence

10.45am         Presentation – Kate Coleman, Lecturer Deakin University

                         Title: ePortfolios

11.15am         Panel – recent recipients of the Office for Learning and Teaching

Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence

 Title: Creative forms of teaching evidence

The panel will draw on the type of evidence they used in their recent successful application.  There will be an opportunity after all the panel members have presented to ask any questions.

12.00pm         Survey – post event evaluation

12:15pm         Lunch

1pm                 End of event

Spaces for this workshop are limited, so please register now if you would like to secure a place.

 

 

Office for Learning and Teaching – Information Sessions – 2015 Grants, Awards and Fellowships

The Office for Learning and Teaching are running a series of information sessions to discuss enhancements to OLT programmes.

The information sessions will cover the OLT’s Grants, Fellowships and Awards Programmes, and will have a specific focus on applying for 2015 Grants. The sessions will also include a mini-workshop by Tilly Hinton, OLT Secondee, on project impact, which is a criterion for 2015 Grants.

The information for the Victorian and Tasmanian sessions are:

Victoria: Thursday 23 October, Melbourne, at Monash University Conference Centre

Tasmania: Wednesday 22 October, Hobart, at UTAS

Online session: Monday 27 October (will be via Go-To-Meeting)

The flyers for the Victorian, Tasmanian and online session are attached.

Registration is done online, and the OLT will send a confirmation email with details of the venue to participants in due course.

The OLT would be grateful if you could encourage all potential applicants to attend this session as it has direct relevance to them. Please feel free to forward the flyer for the relevant session(s).

 

OLT Online Information Session flyer OLT Information Session flyer VIC (1)OLT Information Session flyer TAS