Driving outcomes: Curriculum transformation and 21st century challenges

Driving outcomes: Curriculum transformation and 21st century challenges

Combined HERDSA & Vic/Tas ACEN  professional development session

‘Driving outcomes: Curriculum transformation and 21st century challenges’

26th September 2017 • 9.00am – 12.30pm

Monash University, Caulfield Campus Building H116 Map

This event combines a range of rekindled HERDSA presentations and roundtable discussions on student experience, curriculum transformation, WIL and graduate employability.

Collaborative research incubator

Collaborative research incubator

POSTPONED – Collaborative research incubator:
Developing cross-institutional WIL research and evaluation projects

ACEN NSW/ACT Chapter Forum (last one for the year!)

Wednesday November 8, 2017 at UTS, Design/Architecture building, Sydney

The primary focus will be to foster research collaboration across and between Higher Education Institutions, as well as supporting and enabling like-minded people to come together to explore research and evaluation topics under the guidance of experienced facilitators.

You don’t need to be an ACEN member or an experienced researcher to participate. All are welcome – including those new to research and evaluation, academic or professional staff.

There is also room at this forum for those who have already started projects or are well underway with planning to invite partners for collaboration.

If you have a research project you’d like to propose, discuss or develop, please complete this expression of interest: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NJWWF86

EOIs are due by Friday 6 October 2017. Organisers will stream participants into themes and will confirm your attendance prior to the day.

In addition, to register your attendance at the forum click here: http://acennswact.weebly.com/

If you would like to know more before you submit an EOI or register for this forum please contact: Dr Barbara Walsh, University of Canberra, E: barbara.walsh@canberra.edu.au or T: + 61 2 6201 2648 or M: 0409 985 600.

Seeking WIL academics for PhD research interviews

Seeking WIL academics for PhD research interviews

Seeking WIL academics working in the Humanities And Social Sciences for PhD research interviews

  • Are you a WIL academic in the Humanities And Social Sciences? i.e. arts, creative industries, journalism, communication, sociology, psychology etc?
  • Do you, or have you in the past, engaged with host organisations to coordinate some aspect of student internships, placements or projects?

If so, I am looking for you to participate in an interview for my PhD study, identifying the factors you consider when engaging with industry WIL stakeholders. Looking to interview in September via phone/skype/in person. Please click here for further information.

This project has been approved by the Uni SA Human Research Ethics Committee

Ms Kim Burley, PhD candidate and lecturer, University of South Australia, email kim.burley@unisa.edu.au

Tel 0403971182

More info

Creating sustainable WIL programs with WIL in Science – webinar

Creating sustainable WIL programs with WIL in Science – webinar

Date: 31 August 11:00am-12:30pm (AEST) Hosted by: Dr Michael Whelan, Southern Cross University WIL in Science is a program to build WIL experiences in Australian science degrees. The program reaches into all Science Faculties through the Australian Council of Deans of Science and includes peer networks, case studies, and a growing online resource, the WIL Guide for Science. This webinar will present experiences in creating effective WIL leadership and recent research from the program into student engagement.

Elizabeth Johnson

Elizabeth Johnson
Pro Vice-Chancellor, Deakin University

Presenter: Professor Elizabeth Johnson

Biography: Prof Elizabeth Johnson is Pro Vice-Chancellor, Teaching and Learning at Deakin University and is the Director of the Teaching and Learning Centre of the Australian Council of Deans of Science. Liz has worked on curriculum design and teaching practice in biochemistry, quantitative skills and the scientific inquiry as well as in leadership development projects, and has a keen interest in graduate employability. At Deakin University, Liz leads Deakin Learning Futures which delivers Deakin’s online learning environment and supports course development and building staff capability for learning and teaching. Liz has led whole-of-institution curriculum reform projects at Deakin University and La Trobe University and is currently leading a national project on work-integrated learning in science faculties funded through the Office of the Chief Scientist of Australia.

Not able to make it?

The webinar will be recorded and the link published in the newsletter.