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  • ALTF Student Success Blog launched

    13th December 2017

    ALTF news

    The Australian Learning and Teaching Fellows network includes Australia’s leading higher education scholars, who bring a wealth of experience in evidenced-based approaches to support student success and high-quality learning and teaching.

    In recognition of this expertise, we have created the ALTF Student Success blog: a forum for Fellows to share their insights and contribute to the national higher education conversation. The blog will be published on a regular basis, with special out-of-round editions released in response to hot topics.

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    The blog has now officially launched with a piece from ALTF President Professor Sally Kift titled Not drowning, waving (though the sniff of a lifeline wouldn’t go astray): A 2017 HE retrospective.

    We are currently accepting topic proposals for 2018 and encourage all ALT fellows to contribute. The blog will be shared through the ALTF LinkedIn page and various social media, and we ask all fellows to comment and share through your networks. Email us at contact@altf.org for a copy of the editorial guidelines.

  • Are we there yet? Making curriculum visible to others

    23rd November 2017

    Fellow news

    MyCourseMap is a multi‐dimensional interactive curriculum map using digital and touch technology that increases transparency and relevance of curricula for students.

    2016 ALT Fellow Associate Professor Lisa Tee invites you to attend her workshop at Monash University on Tuesday 28th of November to explore MyCourseMap online and to discuss the discourse around transparency of curriculum and new ways to present visible curriculum.

    You can find more details on the event here.


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  • Invitation to participate in survey exploring digital literacy in the context of Higher Education Australia

    6th October 2017

    Fellow news

    ALT Fellow, Jo Coldwell-Neilson is seeking your assistance in relation to her Australian Learning and Teaching Fellowship which is exploring digital literacy in the context of Higher Education in Australia.

    Jo invites you to participate in a survey of staff who are involved in teaching higher education students. This study aims to:

    1. explore academic staff self-perceptions of their digital literacy capabilities, and
    2. identify academic staff expectations of their students digital literacy skills on entry into higher education institutions.

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