The university community is a rich source of expertise and advice about teaching. In these pages you can find suggestions for responding to some of the practical challenges you may face as a teacher. This advice is linked to key University policies, resources and supporting evidence from research on university teaching and learning.
These Teaching Insights were developed in response to some commonly asked questions by new staff over recent years in the University's Principles and Practice of University Teaching and Learning Program.
Maximising student survey response rates
What makes a good teacher?
Student groups in coursework
Encouraging academic honesty
Giving feedback on assessment
Using student feedback
Sources of evidence on teaching
Arguing the teaching case for promotion
Guidelines for faculties in supporting sessional staff
What does research tell us about lecture recording?
Strategies for engaging students in online discussions
To view all teaching insights click here (340KB PDF)
The Insights are developed by colleages across the university.
If you would like to share your Teaching Insight or would like to pose a new question as a Teaching Insight topic, Please contact the ITL.