Sessional staff modules
1. Log into CloudDeakin.
2. Either navigate to the ‘Self-Registration’ menu on the right-hand side or click the registration button above.
3. Next to Course ‘PS_284-SCH_13_D‘ click on the text ‘Sessional Staff Professional Learning Modules‘ text.
4. On the next screen you will have an option to register – click register.
5. In your course dashboard at the top of CloudDeakin you can now enter the Sessional Staff Professional Learning Modules.
Sessional module Teaching tips
In this module, we focus on active, student-centred teaching strategies.
Tip 1: Use questioning techniques for specific types of thinking
Teaching your first class in a new Unit
This module looks at how you can plan your teaching in a new unit, including icebreaker ideas and practical advice.
Tip 2: Stand in the students’ shoes
Feedback for learning
This section shows how feedback plays a key role in supporting learning and influencing students’ engagement
Tip 3: Use formative assessment to guide students along the learning journey
Teaching in the Cloud
In this module we will look at how to facilitate learning in the Cloud.
Tip 4: Get to know what technologies are supported by Deakin
This module suggests ways you can help students learn about academic integrity.
Tip 5: Show students the difference between paraphrasing and plagiarism
Designing collaborative learning activities
In this module we look at how to structure collaborative tasks and how to form work groups.
Tip 6: Understand the purposes of various group formation techniques
Teaching Diverse Learners
This module looks at student diversity as a strength for learning, explains perceptions about diversity and how we can design activities that are accessible.
Tip 7: Language is extremely powerful; use a strengths-based approach in your teacher voice