Through a range of visual, audio and kinaesthetic approaches, teacher education students recently demonstrated how ‘change’ is represented in their subjects. Bringing the classroom to life for passers-by to interact with in UTS Building 10.
If you teach English as a non-native English speaker, then this book may make you feel like someone finally understands your world. Forman's observations at a Thai university, albeit now well over 10 years old, challenge the still dominant pedagogical model that English is best delivered by native speakers.
Mention Syria, Yemen or Palestine and most westerners think death, destruction and civil war. But UTS lecturer Saba Bebawi sees a different kind of uprising – a “silent revolution” where investigative journalists are increasingly uncovering and publishing stories about the social, environmental and economic issues causing upheaval in the Arab world.
The inspiring contributions from FASS staff and students were celebrated yesterday at the biennial UTS Human Rights Awards, which were established in 1999 and reflect UTS’s commitment to social justice, equality and human rights.
Do you struggle under the pressure of written exams? Then prepare yourself for some welcome news. UTS students are increasingly undertaking authentic non-traditional assessments that relate to how they will use what they have learned in their future careers.
Citizenship and Communication subject coordinators have adopted the unconventional assignment format of a board game to teach first-year students about the political landscape and what that means for citizen communicators.