Many factors affect a student’s performance and motivation levels. Andrea Vergara discusses both the academic and non-academic reasons and the practices to consider to support students.
When international students move to a academic culture, they encounter differences with the students at their new college. High and low content cultures is helpful to understand the barriers to communication across cultures.
A heutagogical approach means opening the learning space and allowing learning to take many possible directions or pathways. Learners flourish when they can apply the learning outcomes to their own subjective world.
ACAP’s Academic Integrity Awareness Week aims to raise awareness of the importance of academic integrity to students and staff.
How can we extend the value we offer our teachers? How can we strengthen our teaching community?
What PD has the greatest impact on our students’ learning experience?
In addition to college and campus celebratory events, we’re summarised initiatives supporting teachers at the global level.
Explore student mental health strategies shared between Melissa Mushikori (ICM, Canada) and colleagues in Australian colleges.
The Peer Observations Project (POP) trialed at SIBT aims to encourage collaboration between teachers through observations with new and exisiting teaching staff in order to learn from others without the the pressure of being observed by a manager.
Saad Qureshi highlights key features of ‘Collective case building’, a new active learning teaching method that is an extension of traditional ‘Case based learning’.
How do you assess group work and engage students in the process? Renuka Pathmasuntharam from Curtin College shares a model with great learning outcomes.