This post, by Robin May of Melbourne University, is on a matter close to my own heart - casual teaching. Sessional lecturers, or 'adjuncts' as they are sometimes called in the United States, are an increasingly common feature of the Higher Education workforce worldwide. I was a sessional lecturer for 11 years. While some of … Continue reading Is it possible to escape the casual teaching trap?
My colleague, and 'go to' person on all things teaching related, Ruth Moeller was kind enough to write a guest post for those of you who are looking for some tips to improve your teaching. Ruth is the Senior Advisor on Learning and Teaching in the Design and Social context college at RMIT University and editor of the Teaching Tom Tom blog. This post is written from the point of view of a student in your class who has some ideas for making your teaching better. Enjoy!