Melbourne CSHE Teaching and Learning Summit 2022

The Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education (Melbourne CSHE) has opened registration for the Teaching and Learning Summit 2022.

The Melbourne CSHE is a hub that conducts research and professional development in the fields of higher education teaching and learning, research, engagement and leadership.

The Teaching and Learning Summit will be held on  Wednesday 1 June 2022. This year the Summit will share ideas and experiences and lead a discussion on experiential and authentic learning, as well as developing practices that facilitate cultural diversity and inclusion in the curriculum. Keynote speakers include Professor Elizabeth Molloy, Professor Jamie Evans and Professor Michael Wesley.

The summit will consist of a morning session and an afternoon session.

Morning Session - Experiential and authentic learning: How do we know it works

The morning session (9.00am–12.30pm) will explore the opportunities for, and issues associated with experiential and authentic learning at the University of Melbourne. Professor Liz Molloy, Academic Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice and Professor of Work Integrated Learning in MDHS will present the keynote address. A panel will present case studies of practice and discuss evidence for their effectiveness.

Afternoon session: Cultural diversity and inclusion within the curriculum: What is it and how do we do it?

The afternoon session (1.30pm–3.45pm) will focus on cultural diversity and inclusion in the curriculum, in order to explore what is meant by this and how to incorporate it within the curriculum. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International) Professor Michael Wesley will introduce the afternoon session. There will be an expert panel discussion of strategies for integrating cultural diversity and inclusion and why they work.

Please note that the event is only open to University of Melbourne staff and graduate researchers. For more information, please click here.