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Alverno College visitors
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 09:58 AM
 

Sandy Graham and Patricia Jensen from Alverno College, Milwaukee, will be visiting Australia for HERDSA 2017.  They are available for workshops, particularly on assessments, at individual universities. More information here

 
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CADAD issue of JUTLP
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 03:40 PM
 

The special CADAD issue of the Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice (JUTLP) has been published and is available at:

http://ro.uow.edu.au/jutlp/vol13/iss4/

 
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The Conversation published Carbone speech
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 03:22 PM
 

A keynote address A/P Angela Carbone  (Monash) gave at the Evidence-based Teaching conference 2016 in Melbourne has been published in The Conversation.

 
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Survey for ed developers program
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Monday, 29 August 2016, 09:53 AM
 

Members are invited to contribute ideas in a survey for an online program for new, or would be, educational developers. A group of researchers from several countries (including representatives of CADAD and HERDSA) plans to design a series of online courses which could be taken individually or combined to create a program.  The deadline is 16 September. More information and link here.

 
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HE teachers' emotions survey
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Monday, 15 August 2016, 11:56 AM
 

Dr Robert Kordts-Freudinger is conducting a survey on HE teachers' emotions and needs more participation. He has conducted similar surveys in Europe and would like to compare results with Australasian teachers.  The deadline is 31 August.  More information and links here.

 
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Student Experience Symposium - 8 September, UTS
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Monday, 15 August 2016, 09:56 AM
 

Members are invited to participate in a National Symposium which is the the culminating event for the Office for Learning and Teaching-commissioned project Shaping the 21st Century Student Experience at Regional Universities.  The event will be held at the University of Technology Sydney, Aerial Function Centre on 8 September 2016. More information and links here.

 

 
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CADAD response to Driving Innovation paper
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Thursday, 28 July 2016, 03:00 PM
 

The CADAD executive has responded to the Australian Government's Driving Innovation, Fairness and Excellence in Australian Higher Education paper.  It addresses three main areas: the important role of learning and teaching, the proposed evaluation of HEPP and strategies for advancing the capactity of academic staff to support learning to retain students. The full submission is here

 
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ALASI 2016 call for participation
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 04:06 PM
 

The Australian Learning Analytics Summer Institute has made its first call for participation.  It is being held on Sunday 27 November at the University of South Australia in conjunction with ASCILITE 2016. More information here

 
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CAUDIT survey on technologies
by Helene Mountford (CADAD Secretariat) - Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 11:52 AM
 

The Council of Australian Directors of Information Technology has published the findings of its latest survey identifying the top 10 issues relating to the strategic utilisation of technology.  It brings together the views of 38 Australian and New Zealand higher education CIOs and shows how the prorities have changed over the past three years. The link is: https://www.caudit.edu.au/news/2016-caudit-top-ten-released

 

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

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

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