Teaching and Learning

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Welcome to the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Southern Cross University! As a key contributor to the university's overarching purpose of changing lives through revolutionary learning and impactful research, CTL stands committed to advancing teaching and learning within the Southern Cross Model. 

At CTL, we pride ourselves on fostering a culture that is bold, innovative, and ambitious. We welcome your ideas and will work with you to achieve your teaching innovation goals. We actively promote the scholarship of teaching and learning, contributing to a collaborative university environment. 

As you explore our pages, you will discover how we embed the principles of the Southern Cross Model, utilising educational technologies, digital learning environments, and future pedagogies to optimise student learning outcomes. 

We look forward to meeting you and partnering in your scholarship activities to transform teaching and learning at Southern Cross University.

Please read our new 2024 Centre for Teaching and Learning Charter for more specific details on our work and purpose.

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Professor Ruth Greenaway PFHEA | AFHEA (Indigenous)
Centre for Teaching and Learning

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GenAI in Learning and Teaching

This resource provides SCU academics with recommendations for using Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) in learning, teaching and assessment within the context of the University’s policies, procedures and guidelines.

GenAI in Learning and Teaching
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Course design, curriculum design, unit design, teaching resources design, non-unit resources design and Graduate Attributes.

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Teaching Resources, Non-unit resources, video, graphics, interactives, SCU internal promotions and support, using open educational resources.

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Academic Integrity, Engaging Students, Focus on Learning, Online Teaching and Learning, Technology Integration, Evaluate your Teaching, Teaching in the Blackboard Environment and New to Teaching.

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Marking, Feedback and Grading, Designing assessments for learning, Rubrics, Turnitin, Types of Assessment, Designing an Assessment Scheme, Assessing Interaction and Participation of Blackboard Tools.

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Professional Learning

Engage with colleagues through live drop- in sessions, workshops, webinars, the Scholarship of Learning and Teaching Symposium and the Foundations of University Teaching Practice (FUTP).

Professional Learning
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Showcase and Innovation

Video Gallery, Graphics Gallery, Online Gallery including Unit Warm-Up and concepts, Examples of Teaching Materials, 360 Development Projects and more innovation to come.

Showcase and Innovation
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Meet the Team

Meet the Centre for Teaching and Learning Director, Administration, Academic Practice, Digital Technology, Digital Design and Projects teams.

Meet the Team
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Teaching and Learning in the Southern Cross Model

The Southern Cross Model: an overview. Includes Key Features, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Student Feedback, Staff Experiences and Results and Professional Learning support and resources available to staff.

The Southern Cross Model
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Scholarship of Learning and Teaching framework

Scholarship of Learning and Teaching Framework

The Southern Cross University Scholarship of Learning and Teaching (SoLT) Framework is designed to guide and support academics in their contribution to learning and teaching. It offers a definition of SoLT as well as a guide for academic career progression through outlining the evidence base academics can draw on to demonstrate and evaluate their SoLT achievement.

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Search for Teaching and Learning Knowledge Base Resources

Here you can search our Knowledge Base resources and find further support for what you want to do.