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Workshop Streams BJBS Learning & Teaching Symposium | Day 2 | 3 September

Welcome to your hands-on elective workshops

Highlights from the six 3-hours workshop streams

Thank you for participating and actively engaging with the workshop you registered for on day 2 of the BJBS Faculty Symposium. It was a big day and a lot of takeaways.

HIGHLIGHTS & TAKEAWAYS

Remember, "Start where you are at" (Tim Gentle). Here are key highlights from the workshops and links to additional resources

"What was discussed is exciting, but it is also overwhelming..."
  • Important to take things one step at a time
  • Start from ‘where you are at’
  • Seek support from colleagues
  • With so much going on – be kind to yourself
"The importance of collaboration and relationships."
  • With colleagues (i.e. cross-disciplinary)
  • With industry
  • With students
"The ‘tripartite’ relationship is central to learning and teaching."

University/student/industry - keeping the dialogue open.

"Utilising approaches that are sustainable and supported by the University ."
  • 'Keeping it real’ for students
  • Authentic assessments
  • Workplace Learning (WPL)
  • Peer-to-peer interaction
  • Digital resources

Workshop 1 |

Effective partnering with industry I: For work placement

Workshop 2 |

Effective partnering with industry II: For course design and subject delivery

Download the workshop slides here.

workshop 3 |

Facilitating purposeful peer interaction

workshop 4 |

Thinking differently about assessment

Workshop 5 |

Being a digital scholar

Workshop 6 |

Enhancing your Learning Resources: a multimodal toolkit

Download the workshop slides here.

Stream 1 | Effective partnering with industry for workplace learning

In this workshop staff from across BJBS share their tips for partnering with industry for workplace learning. Staff with experience partnering with industry will share their "dos and don’ts" and lessons learnt along the way. The workshops will be interactive, including opportunities for engagement with the speakers and BJBS peers. They will also provide participants with practical skills/advice they can apply to engage effectively with industry in their own workplace learning program.

Stream 2 | Effective partnering with industry for course design and subject delivery

In this workshop staff from across BJBS share their tips for partnering with industry when developing courses and/or delivering their subjects. Staff with experience partnering with industry will share their "dos and don’ts" and lessons learnt along the way. The workshops will be interactive, including opportunities for engagement with the speakers and BJBS peers. They will also provide participants with practical skills/advice they can apply to effectively partner with industry in their own teaching.

Stream 3 | Facilitating purposeful peer interactions

Have you received low scores on: “The learning activities in this subject created opportunities for me to learn from my peers” SES item? This workshop is for you! The workshop will focus on the importance and pedagogy behind peer to peer learning.

Dr Prue Gonzalez from the Faculty of Science and academic staff from BJBS will present various tools that can help with the creation of purposeful peer to peer interactions in your subjects. The workshop will showcase tools such as peer instruction, padlet, breakout rooms in Zoom, Google sites and Google slides. Attendees will get to experience first-hand what has worked and what has not worked and how to move forward in an online world.

Stream 4 | Thinking differently about assessment

Have you thought about including more diverse and exciting forms of assessment items in your subjects but have not been sure where to start? Would you like to hear from colleagues on what has and hasn’t worked for them?

This workshop will explore innovative approaches we can use in our subjects to assess students’ knowledge and skills. It will include specific sessions where academics and DLT staff will discuss varied assessment formats that have been used across the faculty – to both good effect and not so. As well as innovative types of assessment, we will look at who does the assessing (self/peer/industry/academic) as well as the importance of academic integrity. And there will be plenty of room for discussion and exploration of ideas.

Stream 5 | Being a digital scholar (of learning and teaching)

The Scholarship@CSU report focuses on supporting staff to engage in scholarship that informs what (content) they teach and (how) they teach it. This workshop series, introduced by Jude Gullifer who is leading the Scholarship@CSU project, explores the ‘how’ part of this statement.

All participants will begin with an orientation ‘studio’ on digital scholarship in learning and teaching, followed by a foundation studio in one of three focus areas: reflection, networking and digital identity. We’ll finish by harvesting lessons learned and next steps. Participants will also have access to a series of smaller challenge studios which they can work on independently after the workshop to suit their interests and needs. Read more about what each individual studio will involve.

Stream 6 | Enhancing your learning resources

Presented by both professional staff (DLT) and teaching practitioners from BJBS, this session consists of a series of practical workshops for instructors, focusing on available L&T technologies for CSU staff. Attendees will be provided with the context, skilling and application detail to engage in discussion around each set of tools, in order to make informed choices about their own subject delivery moving forward. Specifically, the session will look at the following modalities:

  • Video Resource Creation (Panopto)
  • Podcast Creation (Anchor.fm)
  • Interactive Learning Object Creation (H5P suite)

Participants will be provided with additional support materials, cheat sheets and next steps for their own exploration in future teaching sessions.

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WHEN: Thursday, 3rd September, starts at 9:00 AM (AEST), ends at 12:00 PM (AEST)

ZOOM room links will be provided when you register.

Rooms open at 8:45 AM (AEST)

DON'T WAIT... REGISTER NOW!

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