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Great learning ideas for fostering student engagement
National - Introduction Series
Mon 22 Oct 2018, 2:00pm to 3:00pm AEDT

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TypeInformation Session
LevelIntroduction Series
Stream
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Student Engagement & Support
Duration1 Hour
LocationOnline and at your desk, National
Peer+ points0
Cost inc. GST (Members)$55
Cost inc. GST (Non-members)$55
Who should attend?
  • New VET Staff
  • Teachers

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If you are curious about how curiosity plays an important role in student engagement and progression, this webinar is for you!

Getting and keeping students engaged in learning can be one of the toughest challenges for educators.  Curiosity is an innate trait, yet research suggests that as we get older, it diminishes, and in some cases, is actually squelched by the very system designed to teach us.  Given the renewed focus on supporting students in Vocational Education, it seems logical that as educators, we refresh ourselves on one of the basic tenets for learning.

Whilst the main audience of this session will be educators from the VET sector, content themes are readily applicable to teachers also.

Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the impact of curiosity on learning
  • Relate the underpinning theory of curiosity and learning
  • Acknowledge the vital importance of curiosity in skilling lifelong learners
  • Identify and generate simple strategies to foster student engagement and progression
Facilitated by: Michelle Charlton

Michelle Charlton first entered workplace training in 1993.  Since then, she has worked for a variety of organisations of various sizes, in both the public and private sectors.  Michelle has a passion for learning and development and looks to cultivate and share this at every opportunity.  She currently works as a resource developer and industry consultant, and some of her contracts include those with peak industry associations, public and private RTOs.


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