Contemporary Approaches to University Teaching (CAUT) MOOC

Contemporary Approaches to University Teaching is a free massive open online course (MOOC).

This course is for those who:

      • teach in higher education anywhere in the world
      • want content designed by learning and teaching experts
      • seek to enhance their teaching and their students’ learning
      • are interested in scoping the course for their institution’s professional development program
      • are sessional, contract or continuing teachers.

Study is self-paced in two-hour modules with 24 modules and 3 resources available. There are four optional pathways: new to teaching, enhancing student learning, enhancing your teaching practice or leading learning and teaching. Digital badges are offered for each pathway.

MOOC content is available to universities to share and adapt under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.

The course is led by Professors Agnes Bosanquet and Marina Harvey.

For detailed information, please download the Semester 2, 2024 flyer.


This MOOC was supported by a 2022 CAULLT Project grant. The views expressed in the MOOC do not necessarily reflect the views of the Council of Australasian University Leaders in Learning and Teaching (CAULLT).