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The end of lectures?

The research in learning and teaching shows clearly that didactic teaching and passive reception do not result in deep, lasting or meaningful learning for most students. Yet we persist with lecturing at students in large groups in most universities. Worse, ...

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How to handle contract cheating

Four years on from the MyMaster cheating scandal that rocked NSW universities, contract cheating – where students engage a third-party individual or service – continues to be prevalent in Australian universities. Research has found that 6 per cent of Australian ...

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Strictly speaking | Concretes

Seen in large letters on café signs at Dubai airport, alongside burgers etc… The mind boggles as to what jaw-breaking kind of food this might be – maybe one of Heston Blumenthal’s latest inventions! Neither the Oxford Dictionary online nor ...

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