Teaching and Learning
Teaching and Learning
We’ve designed a campus around collaborative learning, a high touch learning experience Whatever can be done online should be and if students make the investment in time to come onto campus it should be a high quality highly interactive learning experience.
Watch the AARNet interview with Professor Shirley Alexander, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Education & Students) of the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). This is another video in our series of interviews with R&E sector leaders exploring the rise of network-enabled teaching and learning.
Professor Alexander talks about how UTS is reinventing teaching and learning, spending close to $1billion redesigning the campus for the future of learning. She also talks about the changing roles of the physical space and the academic, and the new skills and competencies that are improving the student experience.
Connectivity to AARNet’s high capacity and scalable network has enabled UTS to create a range of innovative new technology-enabled formal and informal collaborative learning spaces. AARNet connectivity also enables researchers to push boundaries without any network constraints, to explore and prototype new and emerging educational and technological resources and integrate online and face-to-face teaching and learning experiences in exciting new ways.
May 11, 2017
Researchers, academics and students from across the globe are getting online at Queensland’s health centres and hospitals safe in the knowledge that their data is secure and without the need for guest passwords. This seamless access is thanks to the availability of eduroam, the secure global roaming wireless network for...
Mar 22, 2017
NEW CASE STUDY: Despite the dominance of computers in our lives today, most exams across Australia are still completed using old-fashioned pen and paper. This can cause fatigue in candidates, see exam-markers expend unnecessary effort deciphering answers, and restrict curricula to topics that can be assessed by hand. Unhappy with...
Aug 20, 2016
Managing bandwidth requirements for educational institutions is a challenging and complex task, particularly for IT Directors caught between increased expectations of ICT service delivery and diminishing budgets. Digital transformation in the education sector has presented a new set of challenges around meeting the bandwidth expectations of individual learners. To...