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Learning Futures offers face to face professional learning opportunities to Griffith staff throughout the year. We also offer orientation and induction workshops for staff new to teaching or taking on a learning and teaching leadership role, and special events as part of Celebrating Learning and Teaching. To be notified via email of upcoming events, make sure you're subscribed to receive the latest updates — you can subscribe below.

We also aim to keep you up to date with what's happening in learning and teaching at Griffith and beyond via LF Press, the Learning Futures blog.

Upcoming events

DateEvent Course number Start time Finish timeLocation

February 2020

Tuesday 4

Reflecting on Curriculum Design Practices

This workshop is part of the Curriculum Design for Learning Program

G24010 9.30 am 12.30 pm

Multimedia (G23) 1.14, Gold Coast campus

Tuesday 4

Designing Curriculum for Learning

This workshop is part of the Curriculum Design for Learning Program

G24011 1.30 pm 4.30 pm

Multimedia (G23) 1.14, Gold Coast campus

Wednesday 5

Designing Assessment for Learning

This workshop is part of the Curriculum Design for Learning Program

G24012 9.30 am 12.30 pm

Multimedia (G23) 1.14, Gold Coast campus

Wednesday 5

Enhancing Design Practices

This workshop is part of the Curriculum Design for Learning Program

G24013 1.30 pm 4.30 pm

Multimedia (G23) 1.14, Gold Coast campus

Monday 10Teaching in the VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) Workshop G25018 10.00 am 11.00 am Patience Thoms (N06) -2.04, Nathan campus
Monday 10Teaching in the VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) Workshop G25018 1.00 pm 2.00 pm Psychology (M24) 3.35A/B, Mt Gravatt campus
Tuesday 11Course Convenors' Orientation G09001 9.30 am 12.30 pm

Patience Thoms (N06) 0.18, Nathan campus

Tuesday 11Program Directors' Orientation G08001 1.30 pm 4.30 pm

Patience Thoms (N06) 0.18, Nathan campus

Wednesday 12

DAY 1

Foundations of University Teaching

Attendance at BOTH DAYS is required.

This workshop is part of the Teaching for Learning Program

G05002 9.30 am 4.30 pm

Learning Commons (G11) 4.29, Gold Coast campus

Thursday 13

DAY 2

Foundations of University Teaching

Attendance at BOTH DAYS is required.

This workshop is part of the Teaching for Learning Program

G05002 9.30 am 1.00 pm

Learning Commons (G11) 4.29, Gold Coast campus

Friday 14Course Convenors' Orientation G09001 9.30 am 12.30 pm

Griffith Business School (G42) 2.11, Gold Coast campus

Friday 14Program Directors' Orientation G08001 1.30 pm 4.30 pm

Griffith Business School (G42) 2.11, Gold Coast campus

Tuesday 18Teaching in the VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) Workshop G25018 10.00 am 11.00 am Webb Centre (S02) 3.13, Southbank campus
Tuesday 18Teaching in the VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) Workshop G25018 1.00 pm 2.00 pm Patience Thoms (N06) -2.04, Nathan campus
Wednesday 19Teaching in the VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) Workshop G25018 10.00 am 11.00 am Academic 1 (L05) 3.03, Logan campus
Wednesday 19Microsoft Teams Workshop G25019 10.00 am 11.30 am Arts & Education 1 (G30) 2.14, Gold Coast campus
Wednesday 19Teaching in the VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) Workshop G25018 1.00 pm 2.00 pm Multimedia (G23) 1.21, Gold Coast campus
Thursday 20Microsoft Teams Workshop G25019 10.00 am 11.30 am Patience Thoms (N06) 0.18, Nathan campus
Friday 21Microsoft Teams Workshop G25019 10.00 am 11.30 am Academic 1 (L05) 3.03, Logan campus

March 2020

Tuesday 3

Teaching Using Active Learning

This workshop is part of the Teaching for Learning Program

G04010 9.30 am 12.30 pm

Learning Commons (G11) 3.64, Gold Coast campus

Tuesday 10

Using Assessment for Learning

This workshop is part of the Teaching for Learning Program

G04011 9.30 am 12.30 pm

Student Guild Function Centre (G07), Gold Coast campus

Tuesday 17

Evaluating Teaching

This workshop is part of the Teaching for Learning Program

G04012 9.30 am 12.30 pm

Student Guild Function Centre (G07), Gold Coast campus

How to register

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Staff can enrol directly in workshops using self service in the Staff Portal. Log into the Staff Portal > Key Services > My Staff Page > Training and Online Resources > Face2Face Training > Search by Course Number. Enter the Course Number related to the event.

Check your enrolment status at any time by viewing your personal Training Summary page. Log into the Staff portal > Key Services > My Staff Page > Training and Online Resources > My Training Summary.

If you require any assistance or wish to cancel your enrolment, please email learning_futures_admin@griffith.edu.au.

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Professional learning workshops

Find out more about the face to face professional learning workshop series run throughout the year, including the Teaching For Learning Program and the Curriculum Design for Learning Program.

LF Press

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January 08, 2020

Support Training/Learning Transfer…what the research tells us in 2020

When we transfer, we are successful. When we don’t transfer, we fail. Will Thalheimer, 2020 Author Will Thalheimer PhD (Work-Learning, Research) has provided a welcome addition to the start of 2020, Factors That Support Training Transfer: A Brief Synopsis of the Transfer Research. The goal of the re...

December 24, 2019

Q and A with Professor Sara McGaughey

Professor Sara McGaughey, from the Department of Business Strategy and Innovation in the Griffith Business School is the winner of a 2019 Griffith Group Learning and Teaching Citation. What motivates and inspires you in your teaching? The greatest joy I get from teaching at a University is when I se...

December 19, 2019

Curriculum Design for Learning Program – A pathway to HEA Associate Fellow (AFHEA)

If you are looking to explore key components of successful learning and teaching in higher education, with an emphasis on curriculum and assessment design, the Curriculum Design for Learning (CDFL) Program is for you. The CDFL Program is one of four programs in the HEA Fellowships@Griffith scheme an...

December 19, 2019

Orientation workshops for educators starting in Trimester 1, 2020

Are you commencing a learning and teaching leadership role such as Course Convenor or Program Director? First of all, congratulations! Secondly, we want you to know that there is support available to help you settle in to your new role. Course Convenors are invited to attend a half day Course Conven...

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