The Built Environments Learning + Teaching (BEL+T) group works with staff and students of the Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning to improve teaching quality and student engagement. Our work is underpinned by research into best practice contemporary built environment pedagogy.
Events and Opportunities
The Contribution of Educator Wellbeing to Achieving Student Success - Special IssueEvent
CFP: Teaching and Learning Conference 2023Event
Architecture, Structures and Construction Special Issue Call for PapersEvent
CFP for Charrette Journal: Architectural history isn't what it used to beEvent
Call for papers on Sustainability in EducationEvent
The UIA Award for Innovation in Architectural EducationEvent
ASA conference: Architectural science and user experienceEvent
26th ANZSSA Conference on Student Engagement and SuccessEvent
International Conference 2023 on Experiential Knowledge (EKSIG)Event
Monday 3pm - 4pmLearning Environments meet up: Creating engaging in-place teaching eventsEvent
Lessons Learnt from COVID-19: How educational institutions move forwardEvent
The Higher Education Technology Agenda (THETA) Conference 2023Event
CFP: Technology infused education and graduate work readinessEvent
HERDSA 2023 ConferenceEvent
Get into contact with a BEL+T team member here. BEL+T is always excited to provide support to improve teaching quality and student engagement.
Frequently Asked Questions
Teaching in built environments education is both exciting and challenging. Find a list of answers to common questions here.
Our students come to the University of Melbourne to learn skills and knowledge that they will contribute to built environments all over the world. Great learning experiences are the start of their engagement with these possibilities, and great teaching supports that development.
Informed by scholarship and our ongoing engagement with built environments pedagogy, BEL+T developed a relational learning design framework. Discover teaching strategies targeted at the various elements of the DIAgram.
Teaching and learning in a built environments discipline include certain challenges associated with our distinctive pedagogical practices. We offer resources and guidance to help you develop quality approaches in this educational context, including online and hybrid environments.
Guidance on ESS Questions
The End Subject Survey seeks students’ perceptions of their learning experiences in subjects taught at the University of Melbourne. BEL+T has developed a set of descriptors and tactics for you to consider for subject development.
Detailed guides and resources that can help you leverage digital technologies to enhance teaching and learning.
Check out BEL+T's guides for recording teaching content in the ABP Microstudio.
Multimedia at Home
Explore our detailed resources designed to help you create a range of multimedia content at home.
Explore a wide range of workshops, professional development programs and resources directed towards supporting learning and teaching at the University of Melbourne.
BEL+T workshops investigate key learning and teaching issues with ABP staff. Find out more about upcoming and past workshops.
ABP Teaching Community
The ABP Teaching Community is an online professional development space facilitated by the BEL+T team. Enroll here to access workshop resources.
Learning Environments Training and Workshops
Learning Environments offers a range of practical and needs-based workshops and resources for University of Melbourne teaching staff.
The links on this page offer help to a sessional tutor setting up at the beginning of the role, or the beginning of a new semester. This information and links to more resources focus on practical issues, like access to facilities and getting paid.
Getting Set Up
Resources and guidance to help you get set up at ABP.
Information and resources for getting paid at ABP.
Getting Access (Space + Facilities)
Information about the various facilities and maker spaces in the ABP Faculty.
Getting Help (Wellbeing + Support)
Various links and resources to wellbeing and support in the ABP faculty.
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