Resources related to: change

If you are feeling overloaded

A voice of experience offers advice about how to cope if you are feeling overloaded:- Prioritise to survive. Find people you can debrief with. Talk to administrative staff. View video…

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Improving your unit: some questions to reflect on

What is working well and what could be done better? Questions to ask yourself about the structures & processes in your unit as you consider the feedback you are getting from students and sessional staff. View video…

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Learning new technologies

When a new technology comes in there can often be steep learning curve. An experienced academic talks about her experiences with learning to use the LMS at Murdoch University. View video…

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Managing change & change fatigue in a university context

Change is a constant in university life.  Change fatigue is when you feel like you are constantly being bombarded by requests for new things and you stop feeling like you can keep up. View video…

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Reinvigorate your teaching

Have you been rolling out the same lecture for quite a few years now? Reinvigorate your teaching by connecting with your passion and finding new ways to share it with your students. View video…

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Starting out: moving into a leadership role

Your job now is to motivate and facilitate the staff you are coordinating.  It is about creating a new identity for yourself in addition to, or beyond, your existing identity as a teacher. View video…

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Starting out: pacing yourself

What to do if instead of being given a carefully planned teaching outline, you are simply handed a textbook and some timetable slots and told to go to it. How will you pace yourself and your students through the unit? View video…

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Taking control of your workload

There is a surprising amount of control & flexibility that you do have as a unit coordinator in a university context – take charge of it  and use it.  ”You must survive”. View video…

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Technology: keeping up / casting off

Technology is changing at such a rate. How do you decide whether it is worthwhile investing time/money in a new technology solution? And then sometimes, painful as it is, you have to make the call that its time to let go of an existing technology application which is fast becoming obsolete. View video…

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Technology: should you be an early adopter?

Considering the costs and benefits of adopting new technology to support the teaching process. When is the right time to jump? View video…

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Trying something new: getting ‘buy In’ from sessional staff

What if you would like your casual tutors to try something new in their teaching strategies? Communication and diplomacy are keys to getting them to buy in to a new way of doing things. View video…

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