Welcome to the ANU CAP/CASS Teaching Mentoring Program
DO YOU HAVE AROUND 6 HOURS A SEMESTER OR EQUIVALENT TO MENTOR A COLLEAGUE OR TO WORK WITH A MENTOR?
Would you like to talk to your colleagues about teaching?
Would you be interested in a peer mentoring program that encourages you to think about innovation in your teaching?
Would you be interested in sharing ideas with colleagues?
Watch A/Prof Carol Hayes and A/Prof Susanna Scarparo Associate Dean Student Experience introducing you to the program:
The aim is firstly to create a supportive environment to help develop more effective teaching skills and improve curriculum design, and secondly to help colleagues gain better recognition for teaching excellence by exploring ways to demonstrate effective teaching.
REMEMBER YOU CAN BE BOTH A MENTOR AND A MENTEE!
Peer mentoring – work with a group; may include
- Same level courses experiencing similar issues
- First year experience and transition to university
- Developing academic writing skills
- Capstone courses and employability skills
- Work within and/or across disciplines and regions
- Share pedagogy and best practice
One on one mentoring – to develop better teaching practice
- Receive individual coaching and support in the specific areas of interest related to your teaching.
- Seek advice from more experienced teachers
- Gain access to experienced senior teaching academics as a sounding board
- Learn what is new in tertiary teaching
How will it work?
We will have different models suited to different goals.
- Mentor/peer class observation & reflective discussion
- Peer review – work as a group to discuss your courses and develop certain elements
- Regular meetings with an experienced mentor to discuss aspects of course (giving good feedback, assessment, quizzes, responding to students etc.)
- Mentor training is available when requested.