The Teaching and Learning Methods Unit (TLMU) is the resource facility and integral implementing arm of the university as it directly impacts teaching and learning. It is dedicated to the University of Technology’s vision “to be the leading innovative, entrepreneurial and student-centered University, contributing to a knowledge-based society in Papua New Guinea and the Pacific.” TLMU contributes to this by ensuring a high standard of teaching among the faculty and work to promote teaching and learning as a scholarly activity.
CREATE ENGAGEMENTS THAT CAPTURE THE LEARNERS’ ATTENTION
The Director oversees the functions and operations of TLMU while the Training Officer prepares, organizes and at times conducts course training for the university personnel. A Secretary provides operational support.
PROVIDES INNOVATIVE TRAINING TO IMPROVE STUDENT CENTRED TEACHING & LEARNING
ENABLE PEOPLE TO LEARN FROM ONE ANOTHER AND PROVIDE RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE TO LEARN THINGS THEMSELVES
STIMULATE INTEREST & AWARENESS IN TRANSPARENCY, TECHNOLOGY ENHANCE STUDENT CENTRED TEACHING & LEARNING
PROMOTE RESEARCH AS A SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY
PROMOTES SUSTAINABLE TRAINING AS A LIFE LONG LEARNING ACTIVITY
RECOGNIZES THE REMARKABLE POWER OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN EXPANDING THE REACH INCLUSIVITITY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF SEAMLESS TRAINING
PROMOTES INTERACTIVE e LEARNING HENCE ENCOURAGING DISCOVERY OUTSIDE THE BOX
TLMU ORGANIZATIONAL CHART
TLMU has embraced a dual function – Non-training and Training.
- Non-training: In ensuring a high standard of teaching among the academic staff, TLMU continues to develop, streamline and implement policies and procedures for continuous improvement on teaching and learning through workshops facilitated by TLMU and experienced academic personnel who are experts and authorities in their respective fields of specialization and the paperwork associated with lecture plans, department timetable, teaching allocations, publication of continuous assessments, performance alerts and student evaluations.
- Training: TLMU oversees in continuing to provide a sustainable in-house training program for all university employees on a non-commercial basis. Based on training needs analysis, it organizes and conducts one- and two-day course training in computer competencies, soft skills and technical courses for academic, support and technical staff to improve, upgrade and enhance knowledge and skills. It has offered to teaching staff courses on MS Access, SPSS and Matrix Laboratory Programming, HTML and Java Script.
Director Dr. Tindi Seje Nuru: phone: Ext. 4221 firstname.lastname@example.org
Training Officer Ms. Dora J Kialo; phone: Ext. 4377. email@example.com
Secretary Ms. Lucy Stevens;phone:Ext.4224 firstname.lastname@example.org