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Teaching & Learning Breakfast Series 2019

DateEvent Topic + Speaker

28th August 2019

UniSA’s Teaching Innovation Unit Presents the Teaching & Learning Breakfast Series 2019

PRESENTER: Associate Professor Gabrielle Todd (2018 AAUT Citation Winner)

TOPIC: Strategies for improving the learning experience of students in large content-heavy courses

DATE: Wednesday 28th August 2019

TIME: 8:00 – 9:00am (ACST)

LOCATION: Jeffrey Smart Building JS3.13A (City West Campus & via Virtual Classroom)

A light breakfast will be served – please bring a cup/mug if you are able

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DETAILS: Associate Professor Gabrielle Todd is an academic and researcher in the School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences. She leads a research team that is investigating how the human brain controls movement and she teaches undergraduate and postgraduate neuroscience and physiology. Her approach to teaching involves sharing her passion for these topics in a manner that appeals to students’ natural curiosity about how the brain and body works. Her approaches reduce the fear and intimidation that students feel towards these challenging topics and improve student engagement with the content through interactive activities that involve members of the community. Her strategies provide students with a supportive learning environment that motivates students to learn, and a formative learning process for students to gain confidence in their knowledge about the topic. Her award-winning approach has enhanced the student learning experience in, and satisfaction with, these large content-heavy courses.

Associate Professor Gabrielle Todd received a citation in the 2018 AAUT (Australian Awards for University Teaching) for sustained excellence in formative assessment of learning that demystifies neuroscience for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

8th November 2019

SAVE THE DATE – The UniSA Teaching and Learning Symposium is on again in 2019

Friday 8th November 2019 – Call for Papers and Registration

Presented by the Teaching Innovation Unit, the symposium is a chance for educators from across the university to come together for a one-day conversation about teaching and learning. The aim is to provide an opportunity for UniSA’s teachers to present on our practices and make visible all the great work we are doing.

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