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Senior Learning Designers
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Thursday, 11 May 2017, 12:45 PM
 

Swinburne University of Technology is looking for three experienced senior learning designers (HEW8). The deadline is 19 May.  More information here

 
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Learning Designers for Swinburne
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 01:47 PM
 

Swinburne University of Technology is looking for four Learning Designers (HEW7) for its Hawthorn Campous.  The deadline is 19 May.  More information here.

 
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HEA accreditors wanted
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Thursday, 27 April 2017, 03:01 PM
 

With global HEA Fellowship numbers expecting to exceed 90,000 in the coming month, HEA is delighted to announce that it is seeking to recruit a further 6 – 8 HEA accreditors (peer reviewers) specifically from Higher Education providers across Australia and New Zealand. More details here.

 
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Survey for learning designer project
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 03:08 PM
 

CADAD has funded a research project investigating the roles and activities of learning designers in the changing higher education sector.  More information about the project and the link to the Director’s survey is available here https://itali.uq.edu.au/content/ld-project Deadline is 19 May.

 
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Post OLT grants and fellowships
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 12:58 PM
 

Angela Carbone (Monash) has been invited by Australian Council of Deans ICT, to give a 15 minute presentation on  “After OLT, what?” on Friday 21 April. She is hoping to do a quick scan of what your institution or group of institutions have put in place to support education innovations via grants and fellowships. If you could reply to angela.carbone@monash.edu by  Tuesday 18 April that would be helpful.  Thanks, Ange

 
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ICDE Qality Network online guidelines
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 09:49 AM
 

The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) Quality Network has issued a list of recent local publications on guidelines for quality in online, open and flexible education.  The list is available here.

 
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Head of Academy WSU
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Thursday, 30 March 2017, 09:55 AM
 

Western Sydney University is looking for a Head, The Academy, a leadership program. It claims it is possibly the most inovative academic career opportuity in Australia. Deadline is 18 April. More information here

 
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Urgent call for publications in Oceania
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 10:54 AM
 

Philip Uys (CSU)  is asking colleages to send him recent publications (not older than 3 years) on guidelines for quality in online, open and flexible education either digital or physical. It could be institutional or national. The ICDE has formed a Quality Network working party to do a global mapping of recent quality guidelines for online, open and flexible education. He is responsible for Oceania.  More information and email address here

 
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CSU vacancy
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 02:08 PM
 

Charles Sturt University has a vacancy for a Level B GLO Courses & Resources Lead (Indigenous Cultural Competence).  It is full time, fixed term to May 2019. Deadline is 18 April.  Advertisement here and position description here

 

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President:
Professor Kevin Ashford-Rowe
kevin.ashford-rowe@acu.edu.au

Secretariat:
Hélène Mountford
secretariat@cadad.edu.au

 

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