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Teaching Matters 2015 | Program

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Time Room Presentation
09.00-10.00 University Centre Foyer

Registration, Poster Viewing, and Morning Tea

Collect your name tag (required for access to coffee cart) from the registration desk and enjoy a hot drink and light snacks while previewing the posters and browsing the conference program.

10.00-11.00 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Welcome to Country

Aunty Brenda Hodge

10.00-11.00 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Opening Address

Vice Chancellor Professor Peter Rathjen

10.00-11.00 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Keynote Address

Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner, AM, Governor of Tasmania

11.00-11.25 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Aboriginal Digital Map of Tasmania: A Community Engagement Project

Ms Clair Andersen

community engagement, digitisation, learning resource, cross-discipline, aboriginal

11.00-11.25 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Doctoral student distress and progress – can mindfulness help?

Dr Karen Barry

student welfare, retention, mindfulness, doctoral students, motivation, self-confidence

11.00-11.25 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Recovery Camp Tasmania: A novel way of enhancing experiential learning opportunities for students of health disciplines

Mr Shep Chidarikire

situated high impact learning experiences, placement preparation, cross disciplinary

11.00-11.25 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Scribbling and Babbling with the best: enhancing student communications skills to meet the world head on

Dr Ashley Edwards

communication skills, high quality resources, cross discipline, science communication

11.00-11.25 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Blending Research and Teaching: The "Nexus" is not favoured

Dr Rajaraman Eri

research teaching nexus, research informed teaching,

11.00-11.25 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Becoming expert at breadth

Ms Jo Osborne

breadth units, UTAS Blended Learning Model, planning challenges, cross discipline

11.00-11.25 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

‘Echoes from the past’: Historical, cultural and community values influencing Tasmanian social work education

Dr Sonya Stanford, Dr Anthea Vreugdenhil

social work education, local influences, global influences, distinctive experience, curriculum

11.00-11.25 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Peer learning through observed structured clinical assessment

Ms Annette Saunders

High Impact Learning Experience, assessment, videos, rubrics, feedback, practice

11.00-11.25 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

A new interactive learning tool - molypoly

Dr Susan Turland

high impact learning experience, interactive, hands-on learning, abstract concepts

11.00-11.25 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

PEP TALK: Supporting first year nursing students into their first professional experience placement (PEP)

Mr John Cooper

situated learning, high impact learning experience, support, facilitated discussions, nursing, placement

11.30-12.10 Social Sciences 209

Action Research to improve teaching practice

Ms Elizabeth Furst, Ms Sally Crane

action research, international students, writing skills, scaffolding, academic writing

11.30-12.10 Social Sciences 209

Practice-centric learning in the law degree

Dr Olivia Rundle, Dr Brendan Gogarty

group work, firm, collaboration, student engagement, employability

11.30-12.10 Social Sciences 210

Blended Learning: A Framework for Peer Review

Dr Elizabeth Shannon, Dr Nazlee Siddiqui

peer review, UTAS BLended Learning Model Framework, Quality Matters, social learning,

11.30-12.10 Social Sciences 210

Using recorded vignettes to enhance learning for distance students

Dr Alison Canty

online delivery, learning resource, student engagement, non-traditional students

11.30-12.10 Social Sciences 211

Enablers and barriers to online/blended experiential learning

Dr Julie Davidson

experiential learning, online, blended, environmental disciplines, challenges, enablers, pedagogy

11.30-12.10 Social Sciences 211

Flipped discussion in pathology

Prof Sankar N Sinha

flipped classroom, high quality resources, high impact learning experiences, 3D models, using technology

12.10-12.45 University Centre Foyer

Lunch and Poster Viewing

Grab yourself a beverage and lunch box from the university foyer, and find a comfortable spot to sit or stand and chat with colleagues. You may also like to wander through the poster viewing 'gallery' and try out some of the more interactive posters.

12.45-13.45 Social Sciences 209

Developing and Delivering online public health education in Tasmania

A/Prof Kate MacIntyre, Dr Sue Pearson, Ms Linda Murray, Dr Silvana Bettiol, Mr Jeremy O'Reilly

multidisciplinary, public health, industry consultation, professional consultation, online teaching and learning

12.45-13.45 Social Sciences 209

Motivating and engaging students through flexible assessment

Dr Ashley Edwards

assessment, flexible, student perceptions, implementation, evaluation, assessment weighting

12.45-13.45 Social Sciences 209

The Flipped Classroom in Postgraduate Professional Programs: Are students buying in or flipping out?

Dr Kimberley Norris

Flipped classroom, student experience, learning

12.45-13.45 Social Sciences 210

Opening the black box of the PhD literature review: an advice-approach comparison

Mr Michael Guerzoni, Ms Ruby Grant, Ms Gina Zappia, Mr Peter Wells, Ms Kesherie Gurung

collaboration, literature review, peer review, peer support, peer learning,

12.45-13.45 Social Sciences 210

Mathematics by Distance Education

Dr Danijela Ivkovic

video conference, handwritten maths, distance, technology facilitation, student interaction

12.45-13.45 Social Sciences 210

Integrating research infrastructure into education – bringing ocean observations to the classroom

Ms Katherine Tattersall

data, high quality resource, multi-disciplinary

12.45-13.45 Social Sciences 211

Teaching blended cultures: a comparison of international and domestic UTAS students’ attitudes to mental illness

Dr Valerie Williams, Dr Jeremy Prichard, A/Prof Rick Snell

mental illness, perceptions, biases, cultural differences

12.45-13.45 Social Sciences 211

Development of an Online Platform for the Postgraduate Public Health program

Mr Jeremy O’Reilly

12.45-13.45 Social Sciences 211

Experiences and lessons learnt from the implementation of a model for supporting transnational pathways students

Dr Chia-Chin (Amy) Lin

international students, action research, transnational, challenges, perceptions

12.45-13.45 Social Sciences 213

Curriculum Design Workbench Blends Courses for Assurance of Learning

Mrs Rosie Nash

Curriculum Design, Teaching teams, Quality enhancement, Assurance of Learning, Course Learning Outcomes

12.45-13.45 Social Sciences 213

Learning design as the missing link between curriculum and blended learning

Mr Stephen Linquist, Ms Rachael Phegan

quality assurance, learning design, curriculum, design process, pedagogy

13.45-14.05 University Centre Foyer

Poster Viewing and Afternoon Tea

Have a look at the Posters in the Poster gallery, and enjoy a beverage and/or snack in the University Centre Foyer. A good chance to give your feedback about the new Teaching and Learning website.

14.05-15.05 Social Sciences 209

Learning support in an on-line environment

Ms Jan Counsell, Ms Tanya Wadwell, Ms Helen Hornsby

learning support, online, distance, interactive resources

14.05-15.05 Social Sciences 209

Asynchronous discussion boards: To assess or not, that is the question

Ms Tracy Douglas

assessment, discussion boards, high quality interactions, online, discussion, facilitation, student motivation

14.05-15.05 Social Sciences 209

The Uni-View platform and student experience of UTAS

Dr Carolyn King, Ms Netty Gibson, Ms Ellen Ennever, Mr Michael Valk

Open resources, orientation, virtual tour, introduction to course material

14.05-15.05 Social Sciences 210

Trialing the ‘flipped classroom’ in the Politics and International Relations program

Dr Hannah Murphy-Gregory, Dr Glenn Kefford

recorded lecture, online lecture, flipped classroom, interactive learning

14.05-15.05 Social Sciences 210

Blending Human Biology: Students as Creators in the Online and On-Campus Environments

Dr Jamie Chapman

human biology, high impact learning experience, body painting

14.05-15.05 Social Sciences 210

Authentic simulation in blended mode: Client interviewing and advising in a law unit

Ms Nell C Rundle, Dr Olivia Rundle

simulation, high quality interactions, authentic learning, fishbowl learning from peers, blended learning environment

14.05-15.05 Social Sciences 211

Teaching Sociology in Health: Blends of disciplines, study mode, location and student background

Dr Emily Hansen, Mr Brendan Churchill

team teaching, embedded curriculum, sociology, inter-disciplinary, blended delivery, online, on campus

14.05-15.05 Social Sciences 211

Traffic Light Report blends Educators’ View with their Students’ View to discover disconnect

Mrs Rosie Nash

student perceptions, teacher perceptions, tool, employability, professional standards, curriculum design, intended/taught/learnt curriculum

14.05-15.05 Social Sciences 211

Tinker Gym

Ms Lucy Bleach, Dr William Hart, Dr Jan Hogan

experimental learning, cross discipline collaboration, thinking through making

14.05-15.05 Social Sciences 213

Shared Learning Resources

Ms Beale van der Veer, Mr Tony Carew

high quality resources, finding, sharing, user experience, learning object repository, LOR

14.05-15.05 Social Sciences 213

Getting the right blend for health literacy across the Faculty

Dr Shandell Elmer

curriculum, core skills, cross discipline resources, staff development

15.10-16.00 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Communities of Practice Pecha Kuchas

Short presentations from Communities of Practice and Peer Learning Circles

Peer Learning Circles, PLC, Community of Practice, CoP, shared learning, shared practice

15.10-16.00 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Developing a Work Integrated Learning Community of Practice

Ms Sheree Keech

work integrated learning, community of practice

15.10-16.00 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Quality Matters

Mr Gerry Kregor, Dr John Kertesz

student experience, learning design, peer review, online, blended,

15.10-16.00 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Foundations Studies Program (FSP) Book Club

Dr Erika Altmann

peer learning circle, book club, gratitude, international students

15.10-16.00 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Cradle Coast Peer Learning Circle

Ms Christine Padgett

rural campus, assessment, sharing ideas

15.10-16.00 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Breadth Unit Pecha Kucha

Discover the blends that are on offer and in development in our Breadth Units.

Good Thinking: Reasoning Skills for Life; Confronting Sustainability; Developing your creative and entrepreneurial potential; Developing resilience in the face of emergencies; Dark Arts: Culture, Crime, Corruption; Big Decisions! Rational belief and action in an uncertain world

15.10-16.00 Stanley Burbury Lecture Theatre

Acknowledgement of Awards Recipients

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Students and Education) Professor David Sadler

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