Great teaching: that indefinable, indescribable but identifiable thing.

26 October 2017, 5:30pm - 7pm
John Niland Scientia Building

Great teaching: that indefinable, indescribable but identifiable thing.

Event details

When:
26 October 2017, 5:30pm - 7pm
Where:
John Niland Scientia Building
(Map Ref G19)
Event type:
Lecture
Event open to:
Everyone
Seats available:
180
Cost:
Free
Booking is necessary
RSVP at: www.teaching.unsw.edu.au/great-teaching
Inquiries:
pvce.events@unsw.edu.au
 
In this lecture, Dr Cathy Sherry explores the features of great tertiary teaching. "It is that process whereby a person takes complex concepts and communicates them to others in a comprehensible way; the combination of words or actions that makes ‘the penny drop’ so that students ‘get it’." In a world with ever-increasing accountability and reporting, how can institutions recognise and reward a skill that is not easily reported?