Tag Archives: Reflection

My Online Instructor Experience: Connecting and Communicating with Students

Contributed by Dr. Nachamma Sockalingam, Lecturer, TLC Recently, I had the opportunity to facilitate an online discussion forum for one of UniSIM’s Core course called “Thinking Critically”. At the end of the course, I invited my students from three seminar … Continue reading

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A snapshot of the fourth TEAMS on “Preparing Materials to Present Effectively and Engage Students”

Contributed by Dr. Nachamma Sockalingam, TLC This post is a snapshot of the fourth TEAMS (Teaching Excellence for Associates: Meetings and Sharing session) for associates, that was held on the 17th of October, from 5 to 7 pm. The topic … Continue reading

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Becoming an Expert in Teaching: Does Experience Count?

By Nachamma Sockalingam Have you ever wondered what makes an expert teacher? Is expertise in teaching a result of nature or nurture? Are teachers born or can teachers be trained? Does experience necessarily mean expertise? Researchers have found that expertise … Continue reading

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The Student’s perspective on what student engagement means to them – Reflections on student engagement at UniSIM

The third session of the FLD was a student panel discussion in which UniSIM students shared their experiences at UniSIM and how their instructors engaged them. This discussion gave a different dimension, providing insights on what matters to students. Prof … Continue reading

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