The HERDSA conference will be held from 4 to 7 July 2016 in Fremantle, WA. Titled The Shape of Higher Education, earlybird registration is now open and closes on 14 April. More information here.
The 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.
Strategic Plan 2014-2016 [PDF]
Next CADAD conference: 17 & 18 March 2016, The Ship Inn Function Room (Griffith University), Southbank, Brisbane.
See Community Page for AGM details
Program (to come)
Accommodation options (to come)
CADAD-ACODE conference, Learning Ecology, 5 & 6 November 2015 - all presentations are on the CADAD community page.
The early bird rate for the Universities Australia Conference Transforming Australia: universities and their communities, closes on 22 January. The conference will be held at the National Convention Centre, Canberra, from 9 to 11 March. More information here.
James Cook University needs a Head, Blended Learning and Innovation to lead the design, implementation, training and ongoing refinement of its approach to digital learning, blended learning and technology integration. Fixed term to 2018. More information here.
The OLT-funded project on Transnational Teaching Teams has developed a peer-reviewed program comprising a curriculum, and two resources toolkits with pedagogical processes that can be adopted or adapted by other institutions to fit their context. The project’s transnational practice development toolkits and associated resources are on the Transnational Teaching Teams website: transnationalteachingteams.org and the report can be downloaded here.
The Transnational Teaching Teams website provides:
• Teaching and learning practice development for transnational teaching teams,
• A curriculum, resources and pedagogical processes for transnational teaching teams,
• Professional-development principles for institutional policy and practice development.
Prof Christine Ewan has issued a draft report on her OLT-funded project on Higher Education Standards in a Disaggregated Learning Environment. She stresses that it is "a work in progress" and welcomes comments. She is expecting to meet with the new HESP and TEQSA in early 2016 to discuss how the report might be useful to them in the lead up to the implementation of the revised Standards Framework. Broad based input from the sector would be valuable, particularly in three areas: