This Teaching and Learning website provides key information and ideas about teaching at the University of Tasmania. This site provides information, ideas and examples of MyLO use for teaching and learning in the context of the different elements of learning design. For an introduction to MyLO as a system, including information about its functions and how to use its tools, please MyLO Staff Resources page . To access step-by-step guides to using MyLO tools, use the MyLO Staff Resources LOR to search using key words.
If you are looking for News and Events related to policy developments, professional learning and other learning and teaching activities at UTAS, we have moved this function to the Tasmanian Institute of Learning and Teaching (TILT) website.
Summary of COVID-19 related resources
Below are links to some of the key newly created or updated resources related to learning and teaching in this time of transition to online delivery.
Teaching and Learning: Assessment webpages
The Assessment section of this webpage is relevant when considering adaptation of assessment for online delivery, particularly the two new webpages:
Alternative Assessment – COVID-19
The Alternative Assessment webpage provides an overview of considerations when adapting assessments such as face to face exams, including links to relevant policies and recent decisions.
Getting started with Alternative Assessment
The Getting started with Alternative Assessment webpage provides practical advice including specific examples of alternative assessment options.
Teaching and Learning: Learning Activities and Delivery Modes webpages
The Learning Activities and Delivery Modes section of this website contains information relevant to supporting learners in an online environment. The following pages have information specifically created to be relevant to COVID-19 requirements:
Online Teaching FAQs
The Online Teaching FAQs webpage contains answers to common technical questions around adaptation to an online delivery model.
The Online (MYLO) webpage provides a concise overview of the online environment at the University of Tasmania, including a videoexplaining key learning technologies which are most likely to be helpful.
Semester 2 - Coronavirus Online Delivery Help intranet page
The Semester 2 - Coronavirus Online Delivery Help intranet page has been created by the COSE Academic Development team as an access point to Workshops, MyLO Resources, and Drop-in sessions, open to all UTAS staff.
Support for staff conversations with students
The Student support &wellbeing triage –COVID-19 document has been developed to support staff conversations with students, including answers to frequently asked questions and a flowchart for advice.
Student referral points
The Key resources and referral points document provides information on key contacts for students.
Supporting students in China
Information specific to delivery of learning to China is available in the Technical hints for staff to support students in China document.
Elements of learning design
Planning for teaching requires a range of skills and understandings. These pages focus on each of the main aspects of quality delivery of a unit of study.
Review and Recognition
There are many opportunities for continuing professional learning in the area of teaching, including self and peer review of teaching design and delivery, and involvement in learning and teaching projects. There are also a number of different ways in which contributions to quality teaching and support for learning are given formal recognition. The sections listed below provide information and ideas about how you can become involved.
An integrated approach to reward, recognise and develop staff contributions to learning and teaching.
A rubric with quality standards, a program of professional development, and a peer review process.