Free learning and teaching resources available from national online repository

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SEPTEMBER, 2021

Teaching & Learning resources
Good practice

As educators, readily available information to help support ideas for our practice and research is invaluable. If you’re not already aware of the Universities Australia Learning and Teaching Repository, you might want to take some time to discover what it can offer.

The Learning and Teaching Repository is an Australian-based website that provides access to over 1,000 reports and related resources from cross-institutional research on a range of higher education topics.

Materials available for use via this online initiative are both high quality and varied in format. The collection features case studies, good practice guides, reports from online teaching projects, and learning outcomes for specific disciplines including templates and links to project websites.

The collection features regularly curated topics. For example, currently, the site highlights resources related to First Nations and the First Year Experience.

You can easily search the collection for interdisciplinary and discipline-specific material through the site’s search tool, which uses standardised tags. The repository’s content is open under a creative commons licence, meaning the resources are free to re-use and adapt if you include attribution and distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

The government commissioned Universities Australia to create the online repository in 2017. It houses the resources produced by the Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT), its predecessor bodies and related material.

Contributions to the repository by authors associated with Australian Universities and higher education providers are also welcome. If you have any learning and teaching resources not previously published, you can submit them to the site. You can find more information on how to contribute on the website.

The repository provides continued access to these teaching and learning materials to benefit the broader higher education community. Take the time to discover more about this vital collection today.

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