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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THETA 'Chat in the lounge' session
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Friday, 17 April 2015, 10:52 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 ther 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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Let's Talk Learning Analytics and Student Retention forum
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 03:17 PM
 

The national forum for the Let's Talk Learning Analytics and Student Retention project will be held on Thursday 9 April as Griffith University, Brisbane.  More information here. Registration is free.

 
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UOW Senior Lecturer
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Friday, 27 February 2015, 02:46 PM
 

The University of Wollongong is seeking a Senior Lecturer - Assssment.  The deadline for applications is 8 March. More informaiton here.

 
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THETA 2015
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 01:48 PM
 

The bi-ennial CAUDIT/CAUL/ACODE conference, THETA 2015, will be held on the Gold Coast 11-13 May. More information here.

 
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AUCTS project report
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 01:18 PM
 

The Australian University Teaching Criteria and Standards project has issued a final report.  More information here including a website address with resources.

 
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The power of the PEN
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 04:46 PM
 

Recently 40 PEN members from across Australia met to celebrate the success of the OLT's networks initiate. More information here.

 

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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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