Student centred learning: The New Learning Spaces library guide has resources on active learning
The Transnational Quick Guide Academic integrity, referencing & plagiarism offers useful advice to academics to support students to adhere to academic requirements.
Genre: a 'text' type which is purposeful, socially constructed and has rules.
The SLC's Learning Lab resource below gives advice on some different genres to help you deconstruct and explain how texts work to your students.
The College of Design and Social Context have developed an academic integrity and plagiarism Blackboard (Bb)shell where students answer a set of multiple choice questions to see how well prepared they are to write essays, specifically in the design disciplines and humanities.
You can request access to the Bb shell from ITS: DSCAI - DSC Academic Integrity Module).
'Learning in the tertiary domain is multi-dimensional: from the initial transitions into Western academic literacies, through to workplace and research skills.'
Roula teaches Pathology to a large multi-disciplinary class of 350 students including Chiropractic, Osteopathy, Chinese Medicine, Laboratory Medicine and Biomedical sciences students. This brings with it a range of problems when designing group assessments. See how Roula tackles the problem, how she sets out her assessments, and her innovative plan to make group presentations relevant to all her students using slowmation video design.
See also Snapshots of inclusive teaching for more stories on innnovative assessment practices.
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Watch this video to find out how responding effectively to student questions models good listening skills, encourages collaborative learning and develops deep thinking skills.
Access without support is not opportunity
(Enstrom and Tinto, 2008)
Opportunity confined to support is not equity
An understanding of the notion of Scaffolding along with the Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) is crucial in understanding how we can actively support students to achieve their full potential.
This resource was developed for the Introduction to Management course in the College of Business to provides students with guidance on how to choose scholarly resources.
Writing a literature review can be a difficult task for students. Like essays or reports, the literature review also has a structure. These resources have been adapted from RMIT English Worldwide to assist in developing your students’ literature writing skills.
Activity 1: Planning a literature review Student activity sheet and teacher notes.
Activity 2: Synthesising different views for a literature review. Student activity sheet and teacher notes.
Strategies and ideas to support students to understand the discipline they are studying in.
A resource to review sessions and find out what students already know.
Tagxedos are a good way to draw on the student perspective on a topic, concept or experience. You can then use them to visually represent the feedback from the class.