Professional Learning

Opportunities available for June 2019

June 2019

The professional learning opportunities from the Division of Learning & Teaching are listed below.


Please take at look the workshops on offer and click here if you would like any additional topics that are not already listed.

We have workshops that can assist you with writing criteria and standards, quality assure your subjects and drop-in-sessions!

5 June 2019, Writing Criteria and Standards. 1pm, Faculty of Arts and Education and Faculty of Science.

This workshop, led by Deb Murdoch, will be helpful for those writing criteria and standards for their assessment tasks. We will look at learning outcomes, the student actions based on the outcomes and writing criteria in alignment. Standards that differentiate the levels of achievement for each criteria will be discussed and principles for developing a rubric will be employed to create the marking scheme for an assessment task.


6 June 2019, Writing Criteria and Standards. 1pm, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.


12 June 2019, Subject Outline Quality Assurance. 1pm, Faculty of Arts and Education and Faculty of Science.

If you are a subject convenor or coordinator, a moderator or doing quality assurance, this workshop will support you in your work. Abstract: We will show you what you need to look out for when writing and checking subject outlines before publication for the 201930 session. We will look at the editable portions of the Subject Outline Tool, with the main focus on assessment quality. This session demonstrates the use of the new QA Declarations.


13 June 2019, Subject Outline Quality Assurance. 1pm, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.


Drop In Sessions for Sessional Staff. 11am, Everyone Welcome.

See our range of useful PD resources at http://uimagine.edu.au/csupd/

June 7, 14, 21 & 28


Expanded information is available on DLT Professional Learning Calendar

Want to know more about Augmented and Virtual Realities? Why not come to a drop-in session...

5 June 2019, Exploring virtual and augmented realty in higher education. Drop-in session 1, 2.30pm, Everyone Welcome.

Exploring virtual and augmented reality in higher education with Dr Zeynep Taçgın who will be hosting a professional learning program in the month of June 2019. This series of 6 sessions will provide academics and professional learning staff with the opportunity to explore the potential of using virtual and augmented reality technologies in higher education.


12 June 2019, Exploring virtual and augmented realty in higher education. Session 2, 2.30pm, Everyone Welcome.

Continuing the series...


13 June 2019, Exploring virtual and augmented realty in higher education. Session 3, 2.30pm, Everyone Welcome.

Continuing the series...


17 June 2019, Exploring virtual and augmented realty in higher education. Session 4, 2.30pm, Everyone Welcome.

Continuing the series...


20 June 2019, Exploring virtual and augmented realty in higher education. Session 5, 2.30pm, Everyone Welcome.

Continuing the series...


26 June 2019, Exploring virtual and augmented realty in higher education. Session 6, 2.30pm, Everyone Welcome.

Final session in the series...


Expanded information is available on DLT Professional Learning Calendar

The Forty-Five Minute Zone!

19 June 2019, Forty-Five Minute Zone: The power of now. 1pm, Faculty of Arts and Education. Faculty of Science.

The now moment is the opportunity to look back and look forward: reflecting on what can be learned from current subject delivery, in preparation for next session subject offerings. Today’s session will focus on using learning data to gain insights into student learning and engagement that can guide actions to enhance the learning experience in your subject.


20 June 2019, Forty-Five Minute Zone: The power of now. 1pm, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.


26 June 2019, Forty-Five Minute Zone: Up to Speed with Grade Centre. 1pm, Faculty of Arts and Education. Faculty of Science.

An introductory session for the uncertain. This session is an opportunity for you to learn how the check your Grade Centre setup. Yes … there are lots of guides and resources for Grade Centre available. We realise, though, there are times when teaching staff would prefer to listen and ask questions rather than just read – so here are 45 minutes for that opportunity.


27 June 2019, Forty-Five Minute Zone: Up to Speed with Grade Centre. 1pm, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.


Expanded information is available on DLT Professional Learning Calendar

Want to know more about Gulaay Indigenous Curriculum, Pedagogy and Resources team?

Contact us for further information:

Barb Hill: bahill@csu.edu.au

Melinda Lewis: melewis@csu.edu.au

Jade Flynn: jflynn@csu.edu.au

Need help with Learning Technologies, Spaces, Resources and Analytics?

Learning Spaces Portal Pilot: http://learningspaces.csu.edu.au

Academics are invited to use the Learning Spaces Portal, which is currently being piloted, and give feedback. See a demo of how it works here: Video


Professional Learning is available on request. Contact:

Learning Technologies and Learning Spaces: phua@csu.edu.au and rstewart-allan@csu.edu.au

Learning Resources: Jwright@csu.edu.au

Learning Analytics: SMcKinney@csu.edu.au

We can help you apply the course design process to your course review...

Course design professional learning is available on request. Contact:

Faculty of Arts and Education: Denise Wood dwood@csu.edu.au

Faculty of Science: Greg Auhl gauhl@csu.edu.au

Faculty of Business Justice and Behavioural Sciences: Sally McCarthy samccarthy@csu.edu.au


Watch: - Why course review, design and development is important at CSU: Video


Before you begin your course review, take a look at the new Course Design Professional Learning web page. The pages include FAQs on the Course Design Process, Step-by-Step Instructions on using CourseSpace and links to further Professional Learning on course design from across the university.

Want to know more about innovation and open education practices?

Please contact the uImagine team for further information:

Lyn Hay (Innovation): lhay@csu.edu.au

Val Peachey (Open): vpeachey@csu.edu.au

We also have Professional Development and Teaching Resources to support you!


Here is the link to the Divisions Learning and Teaching Professional Development and Teaching Resources web page.


You may also want to use learning and teaching shared resources within DOMS. Although, you will need to use your CSU login, which then gives you access to more than 750 resources.

For further information contact: kstanley@csu.edu.au