with Geoff Scott, Emeritus Professor of Higher Education and Sustainability at the University of Western Sydney (UWS) and leader of the UN endorsed Regional Centre of Expertise in Education for Sustainable Development – Greater Western Sydney.
This popular day-long event is an opportunity to meet with colleagues from across the University and to find out all about the teaching and learning initiatives and innovations that are taking place throughout the institution. This year, in addition short individual presentations from instructors at Queen’s, we will have a closing plenary session featuring Geoff Scott, Emeritus Professor of Higher Education and Sustainability at the University of Western Sydney (UWS) and leader of the UN endorsed Regional Centre of Expertise in Education for Sustainable Development – Greater Western Sydney.
Welcome and Introduction
Peter Wolf, Associate Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning)
AM.1 Applying an Appreciative Inquiry Process to Course Evaluation in Graduate Planning Education
AM.2 Teach them how to fish …
Brenda Ravenscroft, Faculty of Arts and Science and School of Music
What's the Big Deal about Using Undergraduate TAs?
Jill Atkinson, Psychology
AM.5 A Study of Threshold Concepts in the Study of Gross Anatomy
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AM.6 Inquiry-based Learning in a Second-Year Anatomy Course: A Study of the Four-Year Development of an IBL Curriculum
AM.7 Two-Stage Exams: Make your Exams into a Learning Experience
AM.8 Making Meaning in Structured Reading Groups
Janette Leroux, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
PM.1 Emphasizing Problem Solving in a Large Second Year Physiology Class
Brendon Gurd, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
PM.2 Collaborative Documents for In-Class Activities
Victoria Chen, Centre for Teaching and Learning
PM.4 Promoting Teamwork Skills Using Peer Assessment in Team-Based Learning
Jenn Stephenson, Drama and Emily Britton, Psychology
PM.5 Developing and Measuring Critical Thinking: What Does it Look Like?
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PM.6 Living Case Initiative
PM.7 Improving Student Performance on Assignments through the ‘Parallel Process'
Effective Learning for the 21st Century
Over the past thirty years Geoff has led or studied major change and leadership programs in schools, post-secondary and higher education within Australia and in a range of overseas countries including South Africa, Cambodia, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, the UK and Scandinavia.
Currently he is joint director of an international study of turnaround leadership for sustainability in higher education and a study of peer-based approaches to assuring assessment quality in Australian higher education for the Australian Government’s Office of Learning and Teaching.
His latest book with Canada’s Michael Fullan Turnaround Leadership for Higher Education (Jossey Bass/Wiley, San Francisco, 2009), was shortlisted for the 2010 US Bellwether Award.