Submission Guidelines

Teaching Connections welcomes posts that are thoughtful and focused on a key aspect of the teaching and learning experience in Higher Education. Each blog post 

  • must indicate a category (e.g. Reflections or Resource) 
  • provides a brief description of the context, highlights one key issue, and discusses it
  • is kept short, i.e. between 500 and 750 words (excluding references and captions, if any) 
  • does not need to follow a prescribed structure; posts which are not text-based, e.g. video or graphics-heavy posts, are welcome 
  • could integrate text, images, and videos 

We welcome submissions from all faculty and administrative colleagues, students, alumni and the wider public who are interested to know more about successful and innovative teaching primarily around NUS.

Please indicate the Categories for your post when you send us your submission.


Categories

Reflection Post

These are posts in which the contributor(s) specifically look out for a potential teaching and learning experience/issue/problem to investigate, drawing from prior experience or current teaching practices, and based on these investigations, determine how they want to reframe their practice (or not) in the future.

Resource Post

These are descriptive focusing on a particular teaching & learning practice or tool, which other users can apply in their own teaching practice, e.g. how-to list on online learning tool or software.

Book Reviews

These are posts about books or journal articles (print or online) which you have read and would like to recommend to others. In particular, the post should highlight key T&L ideas from these publications which would be helpful to improve our teaching practice.

Special Features

These include video interviews and podcasts featuring invited speakers who discuss key teaching and learning issues.

All posts will go through internal review before publication.


Formatting Guidelines

  • Language and tone are accessible to an intelligent lay audience 
  • Contributors must ensure permission has been sought to use  
  • All submissions should 
    • be in MS Word format (if a full-text submission)
    • include references (if any), which should be in APA (7th Ed) citation style.
    • Image file(s) can be in .jpg or .png formats (resolution 72 dpi or higher)
    • Audio files should be submitted in .mp3 or .wav format, and videos should be submitted in .mp4 format.
    • Authors are to ensure that the links provided (if any) in the post remain active

Contributors may refer to Creative Commons to give proper attribution.


Info About Contributors

 Please include a biodata of less than 60 words, a photo, and email address.