Encouraging undergraduate students to do some research is good. It improves ‘authenticity’ of learning, helps students put what they learn into practice and improves students’ confidence.
However, what do you do if you are teaching neuroscience and the required research equipment costs tens of thousands of dollars?! You get an affordable, commercial ‘gaming’ headpiece that costs ~60 times less. Continue reading A ‘savvy’ way to expose undergraduates to research
Have you heard the calls for educators to stop being the ‘sage on the stage’ and become ‘facilitators’ instead? Or the famous quote by Einstein that ‘knowledge is experience – everything else is just information’? There are very good reasons why it’s time to embrace active learning, and our handy Infographic might help!
Continue reading 5 differences between traditional and active learning [infographic]
Please note the following timelines in relation to the Office for Learning and Teaching Awards. Five Award programs recognising teaching excellence and outstanding contributions to student learning are available:
Continue reading OLT Awards timeline 2016