Virtual work-integrated learning: opportunities in a time of crisis

Ensuring that students have the opportunity to undertake authentic learning experiences with real-world organisations is an important function for those of us working in higher education. However, doing this at scale is challenging. It can be even more challenging when the capacity of our industry partners to take on students is reduced by a globalContinue reading “Virtual work-integrated learning: opportunities in a time of crisis”

Emotional highs: 5 ways to meaningfully engage university students

In early childhood, learning is often perceived with great joy and excitement. Children passionately talk about what they learned and demonstrate an intrinsic satisfaction to find things out. However, when they become older, many gradually lose their sense of intrinsic excitement to engage with learning. Some explain this phenomenon in relation to the increasing responsibilitiesContinue reading “Emotional highs: 5 ways to meaningfully engage university students”

Contemporary University Teaching – Networked and Supported

Dr Lilia Mantai and A/Prof Elaine Huber talk to us about a research project they conducted at Sydney University Business School on experiential learning in large classes. Lilia is the Academic Lead, course enhancement at the Business School and Elaine is the Academic Director of the Business Co-Design team. What motivated you to pursue thisContinue reading “Contemporary University Teaching – Networked and Supported”

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