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”

Teaching the Masses: Managing Large Cohorts

Enrolments at Australian universities have increased 41 per cent since 2008 (Universities Australia, 2020). Growing enrolments inevitably leads to larger cohorts and more significant pressure on academics to manage hundreds, if not thousands of students. Defining large cohorts At present, there is no consensus amongst academic literature on precisely what constitutes a large class orContinue reading “Teaching the Masses: Managing Large Cohorts”