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Contemporary Approaches to University Teaching (HE) is a Course

Contemporary Approaches to University Teaching (HE)

Jan 21 - Jun 23, 2019

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Full course description

Course Date:

Jan 21 - Jun 23, 2019


12 weeks


2 hrs/week



Course Type:





This teaching induction course provides key introductory learning and teaching concepts and strategies for those who are in their first few years of university teaching. The self-paced course is comprised of 11 expert-developed modules plus specialty modules and resources.


If you study the modules in this course, you can expect to:

  • Be able to introduce a range of teaching and learning strategies so demonstrating student-centred teaching;
  • Be familiar with university teaching and learning concepts; and
  • Have located teaching and learning resources within your own university.

Target Audience: This course is for colleagues who are in the first few years of university teaching. They may be academics, faculty, research students, librarians, IT staff or a host of other roles which have a university teaching component.

Course is offered by Swinburne University of Technology.

Course Instructors

Dr. Kym Fraser

Dr. Kym Fraser

Adjunct Associate Professor

Dr. Kym Fraser is Adjunct Associate Professor at Swinburne University of Technology. She has worked in the tertiary education sector in Australia, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, and the United States of America.