Fellowship of Teaching and Learning

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Introduction

The UNIMAS FoTL is an entity estlished under the auspices of the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International) and works closely with the Centre for Applied Learning and Multimedia (CALM).

Unimas FoTL members consist of academics recognised as Fellow and headed by an Executive Council.

Mission

  • Pursue excellence, scholorship, innovation and creativity in teaching and learning.
  • Value and recognize commitments towards improvement of teaching and learning across the university

Aims

  • Provide a platform for sharing new knowledge and expertise in teaching and learning
  • Foster collaboration among academics of various faculties/centres in seeking for solution to teaching and learning challenges
  • Connect the academics and university management on teaching and learning matters
  • Recognise academics for their sustained and demonstrated commitments in enhancing the quality of teaching and learning
More details on FoTL are available here

Structure

The Fellowship

Membership in the Fellowship as a Fellow is an honour granted to academics who have;
  • Expressed willingness to participate actively to advance the mission of the fellowship and
  • Rendered substantial service (minimum of 5 years) or leadership in teaching and learning; and/or
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence
Fellows will be appointed for a period of 2 years.
Fellows may be nominated by faculties/centres, the Executive Council of the fellowship or self-nomination by individual academic.

Executive Council

Members comprises the Dean of the Centre for Applied Learning and Multimedia (CALM), the Deputy Dean (Learning Advancement) of the Centre for Applied Learning and Multimedia (CALM) and a few Fellows who are chosen to serve on a rotational basis. Working Closely with the Fellows of the Fellowship, the Executive Council will set the direction of the UNIMAS FoTL. This Executive Council will also execute the activities of FoTL.

Potential Activities

Teaching and Learning Special Interest Groups

FoTL will form special Interest groups to be led by Fellows to focus on important and meaningful initiatives that can enhance the educational experience in UNIMAS. A few proposed interest group including, but not limited to, the following:
  • Technology-Enhanced Learning
  • Faculty Focus
  • Student Focus
  • Inclusive Learning Environment
  • Recognition of Teaching

Potential Activities

Teaching and Learning Publications

Targeted Publications
Books on the findings of SoTL projects Online Sharing by Fellows

Teaching and Learning Events

At least one Teaching and Learning event from each interest group yearly
  • Fellows Only Event
  • SoTL Symposium
Message from Head of FoTL

Structure

Patron
Vice Chancellor

Advisor
Deputy Vice Chancellor
(Academic and International)

Head
Director
Centre for Applied Learning and Multimedia (CALM)

Fellows

Initiative Collaborators

Secretariat
CALM
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