Tag Archive | teaching resources

The LSU Top 5 #45

This is the 45th of our weekly links to the top 5 bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Students’ use of laptops in class lowers grades: Canadian study – The Globe and Mail Using a laptop to take notes, or even sitting near […]

The LSU Top 5 #36

This is the 36th of our weekly links to the top 5 bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Giving Employers What They Don’t Really Want – The Chronicle There is a huge mismatch between what universities think employers want (transferable knowledge) and what […]

Observations…A Necessary Evil?

By Andrew Matthews I was talking to a colleague regarding our upcoming observations for contract renewals the other day. We were both dreading the process despite our experience teaching over many years and having done many observations already. It is normally just before an observation that I start to question the whole process. Why do […]

The LSU Top 5 #35

This is the 35th of our weekly links to the top 5 bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!)   Can I Use the Same Paper for Multiple College Courses? – The New York Times, The Ethicist   The reader asks whether submitting the same essay […]

The LSU Top 5 #31

This is the 31st of our weekly links to the top 5 bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Policies, not funds, stymie development of universities – Thanh Nien While other countries in the region have top-ranked universities, Vietnam has none. The country is […]

Hear from the graduates

Dang with some of the LSU staff  (from left) - Dy, Wei, Matt and David

By David DeBrot, LSU with Nguyen Quoc Hung and Nguyen Hong Hai Dang It’s Graduation this weekend both in Saigon and Hanoi at RMIT Vietnam. Listen to two of the top graduates and former SLAMs mentors talk about their university experience  and their advice to students and staff at this university and others. The two […]

My journey

Featuring Dr. Wei Wei, LSU

In this video, Wei talks about his experience transitioning from being an undergraduate student in China to a graduate student in England.

Below  is Wei’s step-by-step account of the changes required in his expectations and perspectives towards learning and academic success. In the video he also gives specific advice to students on how to make the transition to an international university such as RMIT University Vietnam.

Leave a comment below to let Wei know how his experience connects to yours or your students’.

What is normal anyway? Supporting equality and diversity

By Ksenia Nikolaeva, Nguyen Tuan Tu and Carol Witney Ksenia Nikolaeva is an alumnus of RMIT International University Vietnam and a PhD candidate in Computational Biology and Innovation. Nguyen Tuan Tu is a student  in the Bachelor of Business Information Systems program at RMIT Vietnam. Carol Witney is a Learning Advisor in the LSU. Ksenia […]

Links to resources for teaching

Here’s where you can find links to sites that can prove useful, or at least interesting! If you find a site or application that you really like, let us know by e-mailing it to us at learningskills.sgs@rmit.edu.vn! RMIT Melbourne Learning and Teaching This site includes information and specific examples of areas such as engaging students, […]

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