Teaching and Learning at Curtin Handbook
The Teaching and Learning at Curtin Handbook is currently being revised. The updated version, containing minor edits, can be downloaded as individual chapters. It is anticipated that final revisions will be complete towards the end of 2012 at which stage printed copies of the revised edition will be available. In the interim, please consult the‘Handbook’ in conjunction with the:
This book is intended as a starting point and a guide to anyone involved in helping students to learn at Curtin. As this is such a vast topic, this book focuses on quality - at the course level, the unit level, and at the teacher level - and what should be done in order to make sure Curtin students have high quality learning experiences.
This book has essential information on all aspects of the learning experience for teaching staff in any role: course coordinators, unit coordinators, face to face and online lecturers, tutors, laboratory demonstrators, supervisors, and so on.
Download Teaching and Learning at Curtin [Individual chapters - pdf]
Please note that all chapters were updated in July 2012.
- Chapter 1 - Ten quick tips on how to be a great teacher
- Chapter 2 - Curtin's philosophy of teaching and learning
- Chapter 3 - The Curtin learning environment
- Chapter 4 - Ensuring quality course and unit experiences
- Chapter 5 - Developing appropriate assessment tasks
- Chapter 6 - Providing feedback which encourages learning
- Chapter 7 - Dealing with plagiarism
- Chapter 8 - Creating engaging learning experiences
- Chapter 9 - Teaching online
- Chapter 10 - Creating engaging learning resources
- Chapter 11 - Evaluating teaching and learning at Curtin
- Chapter 12 - Teaching and learning staff development
- Chapter 13 - Recognising excellent teaching
- Chapter 14 - Staff obligations: Where to find policies
- Chapter 15 - Services to support teaching and learning