The Scientia Education Academy Lecture Series highlights the innovative educational practices of our outstanding educators who inspire our students to achieve great outcomes both in their studies and future careers.
UNSW’s Scientia Education Fellows provide leadership and vision through their own teaching and their mentoring of colleagues. You will hear about their particular approaches to enhancing the educational experiences and outcomes of students as well as their personal career journey.
Join the Fellows for the lecture followed by drinks and conversation in the Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building.
**Please note the lectures will now commence from 4pm to 5pm (followed by drinks and conversation)**
Thursday, 18 April 2019 at 4 - 5pm
Professor Sami Kara, Faculty of Engineering
- Thursday, 18 April - Prof Sami Kara
- Thursday, 23 May - A/Prof Arianne Rourke & A/Prof Kim Snepvangers
- Enhancing the Scientia of Science - A/Prof Louise Lutze-Mann
- A Conversation with Richard Buckland - Prof Richard Buckland
- Can technology facilitate learning on a level playing field? - Prof Chris Tisdell
- The Scientia Educational Experience: Roles of Assessment, Feedback (and Humour) - Prof Gary Velan
- All the world's a stage. Preparing our graduates for success on a global scale - Dr Chinthaka Balasooriya
- Great teaching: that indefinable, indescribable but identifiable thing - A/Prof Cathy Sherry
- Fifteen years with first-year students and still learning - Prof Sami Kara
- Why learning (and teaching) needs to be hard - Prof Alex Steel
- Successful postgraduate supervision? Enhancing HDR students' quality of life - Prof Chihiro Thomson
- Why should student self-management, success and wellbeing be a curricular concern in the HE context? - A/Prof Jacquelyn Cranney
- How do we know what our students know? The benefits of a hurdle-based approach to learning and assessment - Dr Luke Hunter
- Why do boys do better than girls on (most) physics tests? - Dr Kate Wilson
- 'Flippin' Film Studies: Adaptation and Transformation in the Age of Digital Uplift - Dr Michelle Langford
- The dawning era of peer-to-peer education - A/Prof Julien Epps
- Building, Gaming and Mentoring: students' learning in construction - Dr Benson Lim
- Law Teacher as Poet: teaching transcendence - Prof Prue Vines
- Promoting inclusivity through universally designed learning environments - A/Prof Terry Cumming
Please note: For the full experience, please watch the lecture recordings as there are references to presentation slides which are not completely captured in the audio only version.