Professional Learning

Opportunities available for November 2018

November 2018

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



Please review the schedule and contact Dr Karen Stanley (Professional and Academic Development) for further information: kstanley@csu.edu.au; xt 84315.

Online learning workshops that can assist you with facilitating student engagement!


12 Nov 2018, I2 (Blackboard) Subject Site Prep & Management Checklist. 10am. Everyone Welcome.

This workshop will run through a series of practical activities & advice for academics preparing their I2 subject site for the new teaching session.


15 Nov 2018, CSU Relay (Panopto) for Resource Creation. 10am. Everyone Welcome.

This workshop will explore the use of CSU's video lecture capture tool, Panopto to facilitate content creation and engagement within I2 subject sites.


Expanded information is available on DLT Professional Learning Calendar

Induction for new and returning academic staff for "Session 3”.


30 October 2018, CSU Induction for Academics, 12pm, Everyone Welcome.

Are you new to CSU and would like some assistance with finding your way around the systems? Come along to an Induction session where we will show you how to navigate around the CSU website, use the tools in your Interact2 site, ensure you are prepared for the upcoming teaching session, and provide you with resources to support you throughout the session.


You may also want to consider the following dates: -


31 October 2018, CSU Induction for Academics, 1pm, Everyone Welcome.

7 November 2018, CSU Induction for Academics, 1pm, Everyone Welcome.

8 November 2018, CSU Induction for Academics, 7pm, Everyone Welcome.

13 November 2018, CSU Induction for Academics, 12pm, Everyone Welcome.

15 November 2018, CSU Induction for Academics, 5pm, Everyone Welcome.



Expanded information is available on DLT Professional Learning Calendar

We can help you with online moderation, writing assessment tasks and workplace learning. We also have drop in sessions and assistance with integrating the information and research GLO into Subjects!


2 November 2018, Drop In - Sessional Staff. 11am, Everyone Welcome.

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


5 November 2018, Introduction to Workplace Learning. 1 pm, Everyone Welcome

This 50 minute session explores the principles of Workplace Learning and how you can support students and staff.


7 November 2018, Integrating the information & Research Literacies Graduate Learning Outcome. 12.30 pm, Everyone Welcome.

This workshop will help you to develop your students ability to evaluate information and research so that they can make informed decisions in their lives, study and work.


8 November 2018, Drop In - Sessional Staff. 11am, Everyone Welcome.

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


15 November 2018, Using the Online Moderation System. 1pm, All Faculties.

This session is useful for new and sessional staff and a refresher for those who need a reminder of how it works.


28 November 2018, Writing assessment tasks in alignment to outcomes and marking criteria. 1pm, Faculty of Arts and Education and Faculty of Science.

This workshop will assist you with writing assessment tasks that align with subject learning outcomes. There is also an opportunity to Q&A during the session.


29 November 2018, Writing assessment tasks in alignment to outcomes and marking criteria. 1pm, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.



Expanded information is available on DLT Professional Learning Calendar

Easy strategies to improve student literacy and numeracy skills!


1 November 2018, What's it all about- Understanding the EllaN Policy.

1 pm, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.

This 30 minute session introduces and explains the ELLaN Policy and its impact on learning and teaching.


1 November 2018, It ain't rocket science Four ELLaN strategies you can implement today. 1.30 pm, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.

This 30 minute session explores four simple subject delivery strategies which will support students' with language, literacy and numeracy skills.


2 November 2018, What's it all about- Understanding the EllaN Policy. 12.30 pm, Faculty of Arts and Education.


5 November 2018, It ain't rocket science: Four ELLaN strategies you can implement today. 12.30 pm, Faculty of Arts and Education.


5 November 2018, Feedback -driven learning: Simple strategies to support literacy and numeracy development. 1 pm, Faculty of Arts and Education.

This 30 minute session provides an overview of effective literacy and numeracy feedback to ensure students engage with it.


6 November 2018, BKSB -The what, why, how and when. 1.30 pm, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.

Heard about the BKSB online tool but not sure what it is? Come along to this 30 minute session to find out how efficiently it can be used to support your students’ literacy and numeracy development.


7 November 2018, BKSB -The what, why, how and when. 3 pm, Faculty of Arts and Education.


8 November 2018, Feedback-driven learning: Simple strategies to support literacy and numeracy development. 1 pm, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.


8 November 2018, Practising what you preach. Writing documents that model effective skills. 1.30 pm, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.

Students learn by example. Provide them with effective models of language and literacy skills in your Subject Outlines, assessment instructions, rubrics, and teaching materials.


9 November 2018, Practising what you preach. Writing documents that model effective skills. 12.30 pm, Faculty of Arts and Education.


9 November 2018, Build a better mousetrap. Using existing assessment to develop literacy and numeracy skills. 1 pm, Faculty of Arts and Education.

Bring along an existing assessment to collaboratively explore ways of increasing its educational impact by better supporting students’ language and literacy skills.


13 November 2018, Library embedded program. 12.30 pm, Everyone Welcome.

This session is about finding practical ways to improve student's research and evaluation skills. You will also learn about the aims of the embedded program with subjects across the faculties.


14 November 2018, What's it all about- Understanding the EllaN Policy. 11.30 am, Faculty of Science.


14 November 2018, Practising what you preach. Writing documents that model effective skills. 12 pm, Faculty of Science.


19 November 2018, It ain't rocket science Four ELLaN strategies you can implement today. 10.30 am, Faculty of Science.


19 November 2018, Feedback-driven learning: Simple strategies to support literacy and numeracy development. 11 am, Faculty of Science.


22 November 2018, Build a better mousetrap. Using existing assessment to develop literacy and numeracy skills. 12.30 pm, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.


26 November 2018, Build a better mousetrap. Using existing assessment to develop literacy and numeracy skills. 10 am, Faculty of Science.


26 November 2018, BKSB -The what, why, how and when. 1.30 pm, Faculty of Science.


We also have Q &A Drop-in Sessions.

These sessions are useful if you have already accessed the Silent Tutors: Self-paced implementation information guides available from the ELLaN Policy at CSU Interact 2 site.


27 November 2018, 1 pm, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.

27 November 2018, 3 pm, Faculty of Arts and Education.

30 November 2018,11 am, Faculty of Science.



Expanded information is available on DLT Professional Learning Calendar

Need help with Learning Technologies, Resources and Analytics?

Professional Learning is available on request. Contact:

Learning Technologies: phua@csu.edu.au

Learning Resources: dcameron@csu.edu.au

Learning Analytics: SMcKinney@csu.edu.au

We can help you understand how the Course Review, Design and Development Process works...

Course design professional learning is available on request. Contact:

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

Faculty of Science: gauhl@csu.edu.au

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

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

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