University of Melbourne Excellence Awards
Announcing the 2016 Award winnersNews
Melbourne and Tasmania sign MoU
The University of Tasmania and University of Melbourne signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 17 May which will lead to closer research and teaching ties.News
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Award for Outstanding Research Higher Degree Supervision
Applications open until 1 July 2016.2016 Excellence Awards
Public Engagement Masterclass
Workshop with Liz Minchin (The Conversation), 12 July 2016. Registrations close 24 June 2016.Professional Development Program
'Touchstone on universities and clever Australia'
Keynote by Prof Jo Ritzen (Maastricht) at the 2016 Higher Education Conference, Canberra.News
Universitas 21 Fellowships for Academic Staff
Applications open until 12pm, Friday, 15 July 2016.Awards
Universitas 21 Scholarships for Professional Staff
Applications open until 12pm, Friday, 15 July 2016.Awards
Reassessing the Value of University Lectures
Our Issues and Ideas paper takes a look at the value of the lecture.Occasional paper
Melbourne Teaching Certificate
Now taking registrations for the 14 and 15 July programs.News
The 2016 Three Minute Thesis competition at the University of Melbourne is now on!News
Melbourne Engagement Lab
Melbourne Engagement Lab programs for University staff and grad researchers are now running.News
Orientation events for academics and grad researchersEvent
Innovative perspectives and approaches for enhancing the student experience
National workshops in June-July.Research project
2016 workshops for supervisors of graduate researchers at the University of Melbourne are now running. Register today.News
Training sessions now running to help graduate researchers improve research and transferable professional skills.News
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The Melbourne CSHE administers a program of University of Melbourne staff awards which recognise excellence in teaching, support and services for students and support for other staff. Award winners may also be nominated by the University for national awards, such as the Australian Awards for University Teaching.
We provide contemporary teaching resources that are of benefit to staff at the University of Melbourne and the wider sector. To make finding a resource easy, we have categorised them into the following categories:
Papers exploring contemporary issues and trends in higher education.
A framework for teaching
Teaching resources for framework for teaching.
Resources for curriculum design including research Nexus, designing interdisciplinary curricula and more.
Resources for assessment including good feedback practices, guide for reviewing assessment and more.
Teaching in practice
Resources for teaching in practice such as writing learning outcomes, Melbourne sessional teachers' handbook and more.
First time teachers
Resources for those new to university teaching.
Resources for eLearning and Online Learning such as Data snapshots, elearning professionals development framework and more.
Feedback on teaching
Resources for feedback on teaching such as collegial feedback on teaching: A guide to peer review.
Graduate Research ePortfolio
The GReP is a place for graduate researchers to find online courses, resources and connect with other researchers across the University of Melbourne
Tertiary students' mental health
Documents from the 2011 National Summit on the Mental Health of Tertiary Students
Videos on effective teaching
In these vignettes, academics discuss their design of particular activities to foster student learning.
More videos on our Vimeo channel
Watch more videos on our Vimeo channel. Videos include presentations given at our seminars and interviews with colleagues from across higher education.
Funding for the development of teaching
National (OLT) grants scheme (for University of Melbourne staff only)
The Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education (Melbourne CSHE) conducts research and professional development in the fields of higher education teaching and learning, research, engagement and leadership and management.
We aim to deliver quality and innovation in each of these fields through our signature research themes, distinctive projects, practical programs and special events.
The Melbourne CSHE is also home to the LH Martin Institute for Tertiary Education Leadership and Management.
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