Division of Learning & Teaching promotes academic integrity in the Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (GCLTHE), website resources and online and face to face workshops.
Assessment, Moderation and Benchmarking
Division of Learning & Teaching workshops cover writing assessments that align with Learning Outcomes and marking criteria, providing efficient and effective student feedback and the use of the Online Moderation System (OMS).
Developing Learning Outcomes within course content includes understanding what constitutes a good Learning Outcome and assuring assessment tasks align with them.
Awards, Grants and Fellowships
The Division of Learning & Teaching offers assistance in the application for HEA UK Fellowships, HERDSA Fellowships and Learning & Teaching Awards and Grants.
These awards and fellowships afford greater teaching recognition and evidence for promotion. Information sessions and hands-on workshops.
Conferences in Learning & Teaching
The Division of Learning & Teaching hosts conferences and promotes participation in discipline-specific academic conferences, presentation of keynote addresses and published conference papers.
These are important benchmarks as evidence of personal development for promotion, as outlined in the CSU Academic Framework.
The CSUed conference incorporates workshops which showcase integration of CSU Values into teaching practices, understanding Graduate Learning Outcomes (GLOs) and improving student online and campus-based experiences.
Graduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (GCLTHE) Expert Workshops
The GCLTHE is a Division of Learning & Teaching academic program targeted at professional practice associated with learning and teaching in higher education.
The GCLTHE is offered to all CSU probationary academic staff and academic and professional staff currently engaged in learning and teaching in higher education and incorporates expert workshops related to course module topics.
Graduate Learning Outcomes (GLOs)
Workshops for Course Directors, Course Review teams, Educational Designers: Introduction to the GLO; The importance of the GLO to student success (CourseSpace: Including GLOs into Integrated Standards and Products); Scaffolding the GLO; Including the GLO in Subject Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Teaching Practices
Workshops for Subject Convenors, Course Review Teams and Educational Designers: Introducing the GLOs; The importance of the GLO to student success; Including the GLOs in Subject Learning Outcomes, Assessments and Teaching Practices; Exemplars of Assessments and Teaching Practices
Workshops for Teaching Academics, GLO Advocates and Educational Designers: How to teach a particular GLO; Examples of teaching practices, benefits to students, how to interpret assessment, and base knowledge to discuss with students.
Indigenous Cultural Competency Program (ICCP)
Division of Learning & Teaching staff members assist in the integration of Indigenous Curriculum Content and provide ongoing support to ensure it conforms to Indigenous Australian Content in Courses Policy and CSU’s Indigenous Education Strategy.
Workshops focus upon understanding and employing Learning Dashboard, Grade Centre, Smart Sparrow and Interact2 to improve learning and teaching outcomes. Also encompasses interpretation and analysis of Student Experience Survey results.
Learning and Teaching Workshops
Division of Learning & Teaching workshops encompass such broad topics as student engagement, academic integrity and plagiarism, and Problem-Based Learning.
The workshops also address key CSU policies, CSU Values, and Graduate Learning Outcomes.
Peer Review of Educational Practice
Workshops cover peer observation of teaching and showcase the processes of participating in peer observation of teaching from key stakeholders’ perspectives. These form important foundations for Peer Review, and evidence of personal development for promotion.
Scholarship of Teaching & Learning (SoTL) Self-Paced Modules
Self-paced online modules hosted via the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA), which develop learning and teaching knowledge and skills.
Provision of workshops, for the benefit of new and sessional staff, which cover key introductory learning and teaching concepts and strategies, and the use of core CSU technologies such as Interact2 and Adobe Connect.
Workshops explore avenues of furthering understanding of the purposes of workplace learning, and potential ways to operationalise these purposes in disciplinary or workplace contexts.