Call for posts extended…how can you contribute?

22 July

Posts are starting to roll in for our UnSymposium, but given the busy time of year, we’re extending the deadline to 22 July. Don’t be shy – this is your place to contribute to your colleagues’ learning experience during the symposium. The more people share, the more valuable these sessions will be. It’s up to you.

A recap: What do you need to do?

By 22 July 2019 develop a short, well written post on an engaging topic related to your teaching practice. Submit it on iTeach. Remember, people will likely want to follow-up the symposium by reading your post, so this is where you add / link to the details of what you are sharing.

Early August: You’ll receive an invitation to meet with your group facilitator and colleagues to discuss the ‘big question’ and how your presentation might help provoke discussion You’ll be able to ask questions about how the live session will run, and what we’re trying to achieve.

Before the symposium: Prepare a 5 minute (max) summary of the main ideas in your post – you’ll need to draw out the big ideas clearly and concisely. The details will be in the post for later reference.

How do you do that?

  1. View the step-by-step guide that shows you how to create a post.
  2. If you are unsure what you might post about, or want a visual walk through, check the recording of our PD session held last week (30 mins).
  3. If you’d like to see others’ posts, check the iTeach site (specifically those tagged as coming from our Faculty).

In our PD session, those attending said they specifically wanted to hear from their colleagues about new approaches (especially in the online space) to learning and teaching, ways to engage students and approaches to using learning analytics. However, don’t let that limit you. If you’ve found something to be really useful, there’s a good chance others will as well.