Induction for new academic staff
All new academic staff are to participate in a one day induction workshop and an individual learning contract. This activity is structured around a process of defining learning outcomes, implementing strategies and evaluating outcomes. The learning contract includes:
completion of an online disabilities awareness module
developing a small action learning plan
implementation of the action learning plan
meeting with LTSU faculty representatives
Learning and Teaching at USQ 'Induction Workshop' Booklet (PDF* 108kb) outlines:
The USQ Learning and Teaching Plan
What is expected of USQ Students
The context of teaching at USQ
USQ support systems for learning & teaching
Evaluation of learning and teaching
My teaching philosophy
Building a track record in learning and teaching
*This file is in Portable Document Format (PDF) which requires the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader. A free copy of Acrobat Reader may be obtained from Adobe.
Online induction course
An online induction course on USQStudyDesk is available, and when you click on the link you will be requested to enrol yourself in this course. By clicking 'yes' you will be provided with access.
While this course is specifically designed for sessional (part-time and casual) staff, it will be useful to other USQ teaching staff as well. Note that access to the course requires a USQ username and password.
Learning and Teaching Support
Email: academic development