Staying connected and providing support to adapt to digitally assisted teaching ensured that lecturers at Curtin College were able to support their students to the fullest.
The 2019 Navitas Teacher Technology Survey report provides a global view of teacher behaviours and attitudes towards using technology in learning and teaching contexts.
As COVID-19 cases surged in 2020 and the possibility of a ‘lockdown’ loomed, the Commerce teaching team at Curtin College were determined to provide the best digitally assisted learning experience.
Teaching Engineering units online comes with an additional hurdle: practical sessions. Saad Odeh and Karen McRae share early findings from transferring Engineering practicals online at SIBT.
When changing student management systems there is always a significant amount of adjustment required, particularly when coupled with a rapid transition to online teaching.
Despite the unprecedented challenges experienced over the past few months due to COVID-19, Navitas teachers continue to work hard and innovate to enhance online teaching and learning.
Self-care can be transformational in the sense that it helps us make healthy changes in the way we think and behave, supports us to regulate our emotions, and reminds us to be kind and gentle to ourselves.
To support students in the online environment, exploring alternatives to traditional exams has the potential to mitigate disadvantages that some students might experience by learning remotely.
As we get used to a fully online mode of teaching, it is important to be able to look back at our online environment and assess the quality of our learners’ experience.
Moving to an online teaching environment has been a significant step for staff. Here are some heart-warming messages and reflections that have come in from Navitas colleagues.