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A review of current practices in women-only staff development programmes at Australian universities

Tessens, L. (2008). A review of current practices in women-only staff development programmes at Australian universities.  Read a summary…

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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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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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Mentoring circles in higher education

Darwin, A. & Palmer, E. (2009). Mentoring circles in higher education.  Higher Education Research &Development, 28(2), 125-136. Read a summary…

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Overcoming isolation: look outside your school

An experienced academic advocates for making connections with other academics outside your school – within the university and in other institutions – as a way of overcoming a sense of isolation.

“I guarantee that in a higher education institution there are going to be a lot of people who are interested in teaching and learning. So its just a matter of looking around and tapping into that resource.”  View video…

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Show me the money! An empirical analysis of mentoring outcomes for women in academia

Gardiner, M., Tiggemann, M., Kearns, H. & Marshall, K. (2007). Show me the money! An empirical analysis of mentoring outcomes for women in academia.  Higher Education Research & Development, 26(4), 425-442. Read a summary…

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SOTL: Learning from others in Teaching & Learning forums

One way of overcoming the inherent isolation of academic work is to seek out Teaching & Learning forums.  View video…

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Tiddas Showin’ Up, Talkin’ Up and Puttin’ Up: Indigenous Women and Educational Leadership

Bunda, T. A., White, N., & Wilson, M. (2009). Tiddas Showin’ Up, Talkin’ Up and Puttin’ Up: Indigenous Women and Educational Leadership. Read a summary…

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Walking on the WILD side: lessons from university women and a university wide leadership program

Weir, J. & Thomas, J. (2008) Walking on the WILD side: lessons from university women and a university wide leadership program. In: Engendering Leadership Through Research and Practice, 22 – 24 July, University of Western Australia, Perth.   Read a summary…

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Work Intensification and Emotional Labour among UK University Lecturers

Ogbonna, E., & Harris, L. (2004). Work Intensification and Emotional Labour among UK University Lecturers. Organizational Studies, 25(7), pp. 1185–1203. contexts.  Read a summary…

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