Resources related to: collegiality

Academic Skills Advising: Evaluation for Program Improvement and Accountability

Webb, J., & McLean, P. (eds) (2002). Academic Skills Advising: Evaluation for Program Improvement and Accountability. Melbourne: Victorian Language and Learning Network.  Read a summary…

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Coordinating units of study with large enrolments: some tips

If the unit is small you are in an excellent position to do your own self-evaluation. However, if the unit is large, and you are working through 20 or more tutors or demonstrators, then your primary source of feedback is your regular meetings with those sessional staff members. This experienced academic offers suggestions for how to make this work for you. View video…

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Developing a community of practice around teaching: a case study

Laksov, K., Mann, S., & Dahlgren, L.  (2008). Developing a community of practice around teaching: a case study.  Higher Education Research & Development, 27(2), 121-132. Read a summary…

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Evaluating the integration of a language and learning program into the first-year subject Business Law

Murphy, H., & Stewart, B. (2002). Evaluating the integration of a language and learning program into the first-year subject Business Law. In Janis Webb & Patricia McLean (Eds.). Academic skills advising: Evaluating for program improvement and accountability. (pp. 56-72). Melbourne: Victorian Language and Learning Network.  Read a summary…

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Evaluating your unit / course of study

Becoming a reflective practitioner:  an experienced academic talks about developing a continuum of feedback that includes such formal methods – such as questionnaires and 360 degree feedback processes – through to the more immediate and informal – our way of relating to students and sessional staff on a daily or weekly basis. View video…

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Exploring the conditions for academic teachers’ informal collegial learning about teaching

Vogel, M. (2009). Exploring the conditions for academic teachers’ informal collegial learning about teaching. A social network approach. Educate, 9(2), pp. 18-36. Read a summary…

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Finding resources

How to find resources to support you in your role as teacher / unit coordinator. View video…

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How social relationships influence academic health in the ‘enterprise university’: an insight into productivity of knowledge workers

Ditton, M. (2009). How social relationships influence academic health in the ‘enterprise university’: an insight into productivity of knowledge workers.  Higher Education Research & Development, 28(2), 151-164. Read a summary…

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Leading sessional staff : hold meetings regularly

An experienced academic outlines why regular meetings with sessional staff are really important to the business of coordinating a unit.  View video…

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Managing difficult members of staff

In any organisation you will always come across some people who do not share your priorities. Sometimes its about buffering their impact on the staff members around them. View video…

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Managing effective knowledge transfer: an integrative framework and some practice implications

Goh, S. (2002). Managing effective knowledge transfer: an integrative framework and some practice implications. Journal of Knowledge Management, 6(1), pp. 23-30. Read a summary…

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