Wordle ImageThe Council of Australian Directors of Academic Development (CADAD) is the peak professional body of Directors who have responsibility for academic development within their university. It seeks to enhance its members' capacity to be key strategic advisers in academic development.


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Executive Committee [PDF]
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Strategic Plan 2014-2016 [PDF]


CADAD conference: 26 March (jointly with ACODE) and 27 March (CADAD members only) - all presentations are on the CADAD community page.


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Macquarie EOI
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Thursday, 28 May 2015, 01:20 PM
 

Macquarie University is seeking expressions of interest in a short-term academic developer role from late July for a program for Chinese academics. A disciplinary background in economics or law is desirable but not essential.  EOI deadline is 19 June.  More details here.

 
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Abstracts for AAIR 2015
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Thursday, 28 May 2015, 01:14 PM
 

Abstracts are invited for AAIR 2015 to be held in Wellington 9-11 November. More details here

 
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Registration open
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 12:42 PM
 

Registration is open for ACODE's 2015 Learning Technologies Leadership Insitiute conference in August.  It will be held at The Mantra, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, from17 to 20 August.  More information here.

 
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Monash seeks Senior Lecturer Education
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 11:00 AM
 

Monash's Office of the Vice Provost Learning and Teaching has created a new full-time continuing role - Senior Lecturer Education. It is searching for an educator with extensive experience in teaching and curriculum design. Applications close 10 May: http://www.monash.edu.au/jobs/

 
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Special book offer for CADAD members
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 10:52 AM
 

Bloomsbury Australia is offering a 20% web discount on all formats (electronic and print) of Reflective Teaching in Higher Education. Written by an international team of higher education experts - including Australian based David Boud and Kerri-Lee Krause - the book provides practical guidance for day-to-day teaching and offers ways to develop a deeper understanding of teaching and learning in higher education. Fpr more information and to order copies: http://www.bloomsbury.com/au/reflective-teaching-in-higher-education-9781441197559/ - select your preferred format and quote the special code CADAD1. Standard shipping charges apply. Valid  from 1 May to 1 August 2015.

 
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THETA 'Chat in the lounge' session
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 10:51 AM
 

The THETA conference 'Chat in the lounge' session organisers are keen to gain input into their topic 'Forging productive partnerships between learning, teaching and IT'. Members are invited to take the survey here.  The deadline is 24 April.

 
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ISSOTL call for abstracts
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Sunday, 5 April 2015, 01:12 PM
 

ISSOTL is calling for abstracts for its Melbourne conference, to be held 27-30 October.  The deadline is 24 April.  Registrations are also open, with the early bird rate closing on 15 September. More information here.

 
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Creativity MOOC for coursework masters students
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 01:59 PM
 

An OLT funded project 'Creativity skills MOOC for Australian coursework masters students' is complete and resources are available.  The MOOC requires 20 hours of student engagement and was designed to assist coursework masters programs to develop and assess AQF level 9 creativity skills.  More information here.

 
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Academic job design in ADUs
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 04:13 PM
 

The final report on the CADAD project titled 'Supporting job design for academics employed in academic development units: a guide for directors' is available on the CADAD Community web page. It offers step by step suggestions and resources for directors to engage, support and manage academics' work in ADUs. It also suggests core elements of an academic position description.

 

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President:
A/Professor Ian Solomonides

+61 2 9850 9857
ian.solomonides@mq.edu.au

Secretariat:
Hélène Mountford
+61 2 9850 7580
cadad-sec@mq.edu.au

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