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Learning and teaching at the Faculty of Science

Find out what’s happening in the learning and teaching space within the Faculty of Science.

For staff

Faculty of Science Canvas L&T Community

The Faculty of Science Learning and Teaching Community (a Canvas Hub) aims to support teachers with practical advice and learning innovations, and provides opportunities to share teaching practice.

Science staff intranet

Find out what’s happening in the learning and teaching space on the Faculty of Science staff intranet.

Faculty of Science TA/GTA Training Hub

The (Graduate) Teaching Assistant Training Hub provides information on working at the University, along with tips for running effective labs and tutorials.

SBS Teaching Hub

The School of Biological Sciences Teaching Hub supports teachers with a place to share teaching experiences, the latest updates, department contacts and more.

Teaching in Labs

Teaching Assistants, who are new to the role of lab demonstrator, will benefit from hearing about the experience of others. Teaching in Labs presents tips, anecdotes and viewpoints for running a successful lab session. We also draw your attention to the Hot Tips for Lab Teaching booklet.

UoA Tutoring Central

This training resource helps Graduate Teaching Assistants get up to speed with what it means to be an effective tutor.

For students

Science Study and Research Skills Hub

This website is hosted in Canvas. It provides students with resources to effectively find scholarly sources, improve essay writing, reference their sources and more.

Science Subject Guides

The Science Subject Guides assist students and researchers in finding the right sources for the information they need from a list of curated key resources.

Learning Essentials

Learning Essentials is maintained by Libraries and Learning Services; it helps students develop their study and research skills. Students also have a link to Learning Essentials from their Canvas courses.

Case studies in teaching

We have collated examples of teaching practice from around the University. We hope these might inspire you to try something new.

Page updated 18/01/2024 (added subject guides)

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