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Dr Ella Kahu: Ways to engage students in the first year of university
 
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LEARN MORE: https://futures.uts.edu.au/blog/2018/02/26/engaging-students-dr-ella-kahu/ We sat down with Dr Ella Kahu to discuss a few key points from her talk at last November’s First Year Experience forum on student engagement.
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Nick Hopwood - The Rejection Wall
 
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LEARN MORE: https://futures.uts.edu.au/blog/2017/12/01/nick-hopwood-normalising-rejection/ In a day and age where everyone wants to promote their best self, Nick Hopwood is doing the exact opposite by promoting his failures with what he calls his “rejection wall”. Imagine walking to someone’s office to see the exterior covered with letters summarising one’s failures and rejections. Hopwood believes by publishing his losses like a shadow CV, he can help normalise rejection for both students and academics. Since Nick posted on Futures earlier this year, this approach has really caught on! An image of his wall posted to twitter got over one thousand retweets, he was recently featured in an article for U Magazine, and twitter users such as @AlexaDelbosc and @steveslack have started to join in. They’re not the only ones though – by simply searching #rejectionwall on twitter, you can find many other people joining in on the conversation. We had a quick chat with Nick, to learning more about the pedagogic message behind the rejection wall.
Views: 127 UTSFutures Team
Amanda White on the Academic Integrity Board Game
 
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LEARN MORE: https://futures.uts.edu.au/blog/2018/05/31/can-academic-integrity-taught-using-board-game/ Academic integrity can be a tricky thing to teach, especially with so many different ways it can be interpreted. In the video below, Dr Amanda White talks about her experience with students and academic misconduct and her way of engaging students on this subject. Her solution? A board game based on academic integrity to educate on what is and what isn’t ok to do, and it’s getting positive feedback from academics and students alike.
Views: 204 UTSFutures Team
UTS Teaching and Learning Forum 2018
 
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Music: Perception from Bensound.com
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6 Quotes on Belonging from the Student Panel [First Year Experience Forum JULY]
 
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LEARN MORE: https://futures.uts.edu.au/blog/2017/08/24/first-year-experience-july-2017/ 6 Quotes about Student Belonging, taken from the Student Panel at the July First Year Experience Forum, 2017.
Views: 138 UTSFutures Team
Professor Penny Jane Burke -  Changing Pedagogical Spaces
 
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LEARN MORE: https://futures.uts.edu.au/blog/2018/04/12/changing-pedagogical-spaces/ We sat down with Professor Burke to discuss a few key points from her presentation at February’s First Year Experience Forum, Changing Pedagogical Spaces: Capability, Belonging and Difference in Higher Education.
Views: 105 UTSFutures Team
Wrap Up: First Year Experience Forum July
 
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LEARN MORE: https://futures.uts.edu.au/blog/2017/08/24/first-year-experience-july-2017/ Did you miss out on the July First year Experience Forum? Check out this video for highlights on what you missed!
Views: 63 UTSFutures Team
UTS Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Showcase 2018
 
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LEARN MORE: https://futures.uts.edu.au/blog/2018/06/13/wrap-vcs-learning-teaching-showcase-photos-video/ A night to celebrate the many ways teaching and professional staff across UTS are creating the best possible learning experiences and learning outcomes for our students. Over 70 staff were acknowledged across nine categories of the 2017 Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Awards, open annually to UTS academic staff. The evening was also a chance for award winners to share their project learnings with the audience, such as ‘Developing scientists for the modern laboratory’ and ‘The Justice Brennan Project: Empowering students as change-agents’. Congratulations again to all the winners. Should you want any additional information on how to apply for a Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Award or Citation visit https://www.uts.edu.au/research-and-teaching/learning-and-teaching Videographer: Thanks to Matt Vella, from the Institute for Interactive Media and Learning, for this video.
Views: 149 UTSFutures Team