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Australian Awards for University Teaching

While maintaining productivity and motivation in your everyday tasks, you may feel at times like your teaching efforts go unannounced. But you need to be reminded that your work is acknowledged and more often than not inspires others.  Below we will hear from Professor John Croucher (pictured above receiving the award at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, from Senator Scott Ryan), the 2013 recipient of the now Australian University Teacher of the Year (AAUT).  Continue reading Australian Awards for University Teaching

Chance to win – complete survey on work-based learning

We are seeking feedback from staff and students on the opportunity to explore collaborations and new approaches to learning and work. We’re particularly interested in staff and students from Business, Marketing, Media, Education, Economics and Information Technology.

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Copyright and Education

Good academic practice includes understanding how you can utilise other people’s material in your lessons and the practical alternatives available when you are stuck. This makes copyright fundamental to what you do.

 Many people cringe at hearing the word and that is understandable as copyright can be tricky. However, copyright principles can also be simple and in most cases educators can do a lot more than they realise.

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Learn more about Copyright by downloading the “Copyright and Education slides  .

This presentation sets out the basics – it explains what copyright is and talks about the special provisions that exist in Australia to enable educational institutions to use other people’s copyright material without having to seek permission. It also includes some smart tips on managing copyright in the digital age.

Written by  Sylvie Saab, Executive Information Policy Officer, Library