Induction Day for New Teaching Staff

Day 1

Held three times a year: February, July, November.

Next available: Monday, 3 July 2017

Other dates planned:  Monday 20 November 2017 and Monday 19 February 2018


Registration:

  • Attendees should register for all or any of the sessions via the link: Registration Link.
     

Locations:

  • Sessions 1-5 are held in G14 & G15, Wallace Wurth Building,
  • Sessions 6-7 are held in Room G08, Wallace Wurth Building, Kensington campus map (map ref C27).

Who should attend

1. All new teaching staff

  • Clinical (incl. rural school) academic staff with teaching duties
  • Campus based academic staff:
    • with teaching responsibilities in the Medicine Program
    • teaching staff in SOMS and SPHCM (undergraduate or postgraduate courses)
    • new casual or sessional teaching staff are also welcome to attend
  • New Conjoint clinical staff are also encouraged to attend all or part of the day

2. Current teachers are also welcome to attend all or part of the day

  • E.g. sessional staff, PhD students who tutor, Phase 1 facilitators, conjoint lecturers etc.

Note: New Phase 1 facilitators

If you expect to be doing Phase 1 facilitation for the first time and are relatively new to teaching (i.e. have not done the UNSW FULT course or equivalent), then you will need to attend the induction day for new teaching staff session.

You should attend this induction day as the first of the two required training days. The second day content is more specific to the Medicine program and Phase 1: this is the Facilitator Induction Sessions (for new Phase 1 facilitators) twice a year in February and July.

 

Resources for the induction day

Program

Session | Topics covered Time Facilitator/s

Session 1 part A INTRO:
Overview of Faculty Teaching

  • Overview of Faculty organisation
  • Medicine program & graduate capabilities

 

9:00 - 9:45

 

Dr Peter Harris
Senior Lecturer

Office of Medical Education

 

Session 2 THEORY/SKILLS:
Health and Safety in Teaching

  • Student Risk Assessment
  • Overview of Safety

 

9:45 - 10:00

 

Gregory Maxwell
Safety and Environment Coordinator
UNSW Medicine

Session 1 part B INTRO:
Overview of Faculty Teaching

  • Introduction to teaching evaluation, peer mentoring
  • Professional development

 

10:00 - 10:30

 

Dr Rachel Thompson
Senior Lecturer
Office of Medical Education

10:30 - 11:00 Morning Coffee Break

Session 3 THEORY/SKILLS:
Introduction to learning & teaching

  • Basic learning theories in a nutshell
  • Essentials of feedback

11:00 - 11:45

Dr Rachel Thompson
Senior Lecturer
Office of Medical Education

 

Session 4 THEORY/SKILLS:
Small group teaching

  • Small group teaching – key theories and methods
  • Managing a ‘difficult’ student

11:45 - 13:00

Dr Peter Harris
Senior Lecturer
Office of Medical Education

13:00 - 13:30 Lunch break

Session 5 THEORY/SKILLS:
Other teaching styles and activities

  • Tips for lectures, tutoring, large classes
  • Assessment setting and marking

13:30 - 14:30

Dr Rachel Thompson
Senior Lecturer
Office of Medical Education

14:30 - 15:00 Afternoon Coffee Break

Session 6 TOOLS:
Library resources

  • Library resources – What, where and how
  • UNSWorks

Please ensure your 'z pass' is activated to participate in this session.
http://www.it.unsw.edu.au/staff/zpass/index.html

15:00 - 15:30

Wolf Villata
Peter Smith
Outreach Librarians for UNSW Medicine
Library

Session 7 TOOLS:
The How To Guide to eMed and the UNSW TELT Platform

  • Overview of eMed and TELT Tools
  • Hands on practice

Please ensure your 'z pass' is activated to participate in this session.
http://www.it.unsw.edu.au/staff/zpass/index.html

15:30 - 16:30

Suzanne Mobbs
Learning Resources Manager
Office of Medical Education