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Professional Development for Session 2 – Registrations Now Open

If you’re new to university teaching or new to teaching at Macquarie, registrations are now open for the Teaching Induction Program (TIP) and the Foundations in Learning and Teaching Program (FILT) for Session 2.

Teaching Induction Program (TIP)

TIP is a blended professional learning program, developed and delivered by Faculty Learning and Teaching teams and Learning Innovation Hub (LIH) staff.

It is aimed at providing staff who are new (or newish) to teaching with what they need to get started (and keep going!). It delivers introductions to teaching strategies and activities; resources for engaging students face-to-face and online; good practice for assessment and feedback; and presents approaches for developing self-evaluative and reflective practice to progress and improve teaching.

Depending on your Faculty, TIP includes:

  • Online components in TIP iLearn unit.
  • Face-to-face workshops offered in Faculties or centrally (e.g. iLearn workshops).
  • Specific learning and teaching events (e.g. LTX sessions, seminars, presentations).
  • Other Faculty or Department-based activities (e.g. participation in peer observation of teaching, contributions to curriculum development).

TIP is open to all Macquarie staff, including sessional and casual teaching staff, who are either new to teaching or who would like to expand their teaching skills and extend their knowledge, particularly in learning technologies, class craft and assessment.

The requirements for TIP participation and certification are different for each Faculty so check for what’s available with your Faculty Learning and Teaching team.

If you’re not attached to a Faculty, you’re also welcome to enrol in TIP – just contact the Lauren Bacigalupo at the Learning Innovation Hub to find out more.

Register your interest for TIP here.

Foundations in Learning and Teaching (FILT)

The Foundations in Learning and Teaching (FILT) professional development program is for those who want to further enhance their teaching, within the often-demanding, ever-shifting, and technology-driven university environment. Find out more about how students learn, establish or expand your knowledge of curriculum design, assessment and pedagogy, while extending your skills in integrating learning technologies into your teaching.

Note: FILT for Session 2 2017 will run from July to November, with four blended modules that each include a 3.5 hour face-to-face session held approximately every 4 weeks.

Register your interest for FILT here.