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Scholarship of Teaching Symposium

The Scholarship of Teaching Symposium provides a conference style event for staff to share scholarly work on their teaching. This work may include research into teaching or critical reflection on teaching. Work may be at any stage - from the early stages of work in progress through to work already published.

2018 Symposium

The 2018 Scholarship of Teaching Symposium will be held on 10 October 2018 at Lismore campus.

2017 Symposium

The 2017 Scholarship of Teaching Symposium was held on Wednesday 11 October at our Gold Coast Campus.

The theme, Transformation and Change, encompassed the wide range of work and practices undertaken in teaching and learning.

The day included 41 presentations, commencing with a keynote presentation by Associate Professor Phillip Dawson, entitled Assessment: Myths, evidence and possibilities. SCU staff contributed a further 7 long presentations, 20 short presentations, 3 roundtable discussions, a poster session with 6 posters, and 4 featured presentations in the afternoon session.

2017 Symposium Awards:

People’s Choice Best Presentation:
Dr Anne Bellert, Fine-tuning feedback: A scaffolded approach

Panel’s Choice Most thought-provoking contribution:
Mr Peter Cook, Presence in the online environment

Panel’s Choice Best Poster:
Ms Leanne Baker, Embedding a careers mindset into the curriculum


Abstracts for the 2017 Symposium and previous years can be found in the SoTL Blackboard workgroup.

Workgroup self-registration