The latest learning and teaching news and upcoming events

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

DateSession

June 2020

Tuesday 30

9:00am – 11:00am

Understanding learning

(Session 1 of Foundations of University Teaching)

11:00am – 12:30pm

Getting started with Collaborate Ultra

July 2020

Wednesday 1

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Leading Programs at Griffith: A Conversation with Professor Carol Evans, PVC (Learning and Teaching)

(Program Leaders' Network Lunch Box Session)

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Getting started with Microsoft Teams

3:00pm – 4:00pm

FeedbackFruits Workshop: Peer Feedback

Thursday 2

9:00am – 11:00am

Designing for learning

(Session 2 of Foundations of University Teaching)

11:00am – 12:30pm

Collaborate Ultra: Next level

Tuesday 7

9:00am – 11:00am

Using technology to enhance online and/or on campus learning and teaching

(Session 3 of Foundations of University Teaching)

11:00am – 12:30pm

Explore tools for creating video

4:00pm – 5:00pm

FeedbackFruits Workshop: Interactive Study Materials

Wednesday 8

11:00am – 12:30pm

Microsoft Teams: Next level

Thursday 9

9:00am – 11:00am

Teaching online using active learning (Micro-teaching)

(Session 4 of Foundations of University Teaching)

11:00am – 12:30pm

Using Padlet

Tuesday 14

10:00am – 12:00pm

Reflecting on Curriculum Design

(Session 1 of Curriculum Design for Learning)

Wednesday 15

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Reflecting on Curriculum Design

(Session 1 of Curriculum Design for Learning)

Tuesday 21

10:00am – 12:00pm

Designing Curriculum for Learning

(Session 2 of Curriculum Design for Learning)

Wednesday 22

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Designing Curriculum for Learning

(Session 2 of Curriculum Design for Learning)

Tuesday 28

10:00am – 12:00pm

Developing Assessment for Learning

(Session 3 of Curriculum Design for Learning)

Wednesday 29

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Developing Assessment for Learning

(Session 3 of Curriculum Design for Learning)

Tuesday 4

10:00am – 12:00pm

Facilitating Curriculum Design Practices

(Session 4 of Curriculum Design for Learning)

August 2020

Wednesday 5

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Facilitating Curriculum Design Practices

(Session 4 of Curriculum Design for Learning)

How to register via the staff portal

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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 workshop.

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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Future Work and Careers may take us places we didn’t expect: Are you ready for the Renaissance?

Our own Professor Ruth Bridgestock (Director, Curriculum & Teaching Transformation, Learning Futures) featured across a range of Australian Media across the last week talking about the changing and dynamic landscape of post-pandemic workforces, employability and new opportunities on the horizon....

April 28, 2020

Q&A with Dr Chris Love – Australian Awards for University Teaching

Dr Christopher Love from the School of Environment and Science in Griffith Sciences is the winner of an Australian Awards for University Teaching 2019 Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. Chris received a citation for the development and implementation of innovative active lea...

April 28, 2020

Q&A with Dr Brooke Harris-Reeves – Australian Awards for University Teaching

Dr Brooke Harris-Reeves from the School of Allied Health Sciences in Griffith Health is the winner of an Australian Awards for University Teaching 2019 Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. Brooke initiated, designed, implemented and evaluated innovative employability-focused c...

April 07, 2020

Prioritising care and compassion in learning and teaching during the COVID-19 crisis

This post was written and contributed by: Sakinah Alhadad, Chantelle Warren, Ruth Bridgstock, Jude Williams & Mandy Lupton – Learning Futures; with Griffith University colleagues Kylie Burns, Elizabeth Cardell, Henry Cook, Kimberly Dobson, Cathy Easte, Danielle Logan, Ruth McPhail, Mary-An...

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