The Engineering Learning Unit (ELU) was established in 2007 to lead innovation and excellence in engineering education within the Faculty. In 2022, the ELU was absorbed by the the Teaching & Learning Laboratory (TLL), which supports and celebrates teaching and learning in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, and undertakes research and evaluation in engineering and technology education.
For more information about the Teaching & Learning Lab visit https://eng.unimelb.edu.au/tll
The ELU continues to deliver numerous critical activities that focus on teaching and learning within the Faculty:
- mentoring to new academic staff;
- advice and mentoring to staff requiring assistance in teaching;
- coordination of multi-disciplinary subjects such as Fluid Mechanics;
- running the Skills Towards Employment Program (STEP);
- analysis of student survey results;
- School teaching awards;
- professional accreditation preparation.
Automated multiple choice system
This program offers a way to automate multiple choice tests, decreasing time spent on marking, and providing unique statistics to review test quality and student learning.
The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology Teaching Awards
Each year, the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) awards outstanding staff with awards for demonstrated excellence and contribution in teaching and learning.
Maple TA is a customisable online quiz tool with the capability of adding random elements into questions.
Engineering practice hurdle
The engineering practice hurdle is the submission of an ePortfolio, demonstrating your capabilities, for internal assessment within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology.
Peer assisted study scheme (PASS)
PASS is an international program that brings together small groups of students to study, supervised by a senior student.
Tutor training and development
Tutor training is a six week program run by a teaching specialist, covering essential knowledge as well as specific aspects of tutoring and particular concerns of participants.
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
The University of Melbourne
The Engineering Learning Unit hires staff for the following positions as required:
- ENGR10003 - Tutors
- ENGR10004 - Tutors
- ENGR90033 - Academic Mentors
- ENGR90021 - Tutors
- ENGR20004 - PASS Leaders
- ENGR30002 - PASS Leaders
- BMEN90036 - PASS Leaders
- STEP (EPH) - Workshop Demonstrators
- FEIT Experience Series - Workshop Demonstrators
Hiring occurs as staff are required and does not occur every semester.
Any currently available positions are shown below.
Rapid Feedback - oral presentations is the fastest way to provide individual and tailored feedback to your students on their oral presentations. Your students will love the detailed written feedback they will receive within minutes of finishing their presentation. Rapid Feedback allows you to grade and generate accurate and helpful feedback in real time while your students deliver their presentations.
Written by educators for educators, the app allows assessors to grade student presentations across different criteria. Assessors can then select as many or as few pre-written comments as they like from an in-built library that addresses over 180 common issues. The selected comments then appear in a PDF document which can be e-mailed to the student the moment their presentation is complete. Assessors also have the option to personalise the feedback by adding an audio file of spoken comments.
With Rapid Feedback you can
- Enter individual student data or import class data as a CSV file
- Create your own scoring rubric using the criteria provided giving any weighting you wish.
- Generate real time feedback including grades using the library that addresses over 180 common issues.
- Add your own comments to the feedback in-built comment library.
- Review the grades and feedback comments selected.
- E-mail your students and/or yourself the 2 to 3-page PDF document generated using the comments selected.
- Personalise the feedback by recording an audio message to be sent with the PDF document.
- Save and archive student data, results and feedback reports.
- Export final results as a CSV file.
Nearly all comments have been written in two or three different forms so no two students will receive the same feedback file even if identical comments are selected.
Rapid feedback - oral presentations is a product of the Engineering Learning Unit of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Melbourne, Australia.