Resources related to: staff development

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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A tutor’s guide to teaching and learning at UQ

The University of Queensland’s Teaching and Educational Development Institute (TEDI) has published A tutor’s guide to teaching and learning at UQ (2004, 2010).  Read a summary…

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Academic leadership: fundamental building blocks

Vilkinas, T., Leask, B., & Ladyshewsky, R. (2009). Academic leadership: fundamental building blocks [Resource book]. Strawberry Hills, New South Wales: Australian Learning and Teaching Council. Read a summary…

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ALTC Leadership for Excellence in Learning and Teaching – Completed and Continuing Leadership Projects

An ALTC report (2011), ALTC Leadership for Excellence in Learning and Teaching – Completed and Continuing Leadership Projects documents all 2005-2010 ALTC-funded leadership projects, outlining issues, outcomes and tools.  Read a summary…

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Australian academics and transnational teaching: an exploratory study of their preparedness and experiences.

Dunn, L. & Wallace, M. (2006). Australian academics and transnational teaching: an exploratory study of their preparedness and experiences.  Higher Education Research & Development, 25(4), 357-369. Read a summary…

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Developing a Case for Promotion in Relation to Teaching, Research and Service

The University of Newcastle provides support for Developing a Case for Promotion in Relation to Teaching, Research and Service.   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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First Words website

‘First Words’ by David Baume is a website supported by the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development (OCSLD).  Read a summary…

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Head of school: creating a supportive climate for staff

Important role of the Head of School in creating a supportive climate for unit coordinators and other teaching staff. View video…

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Learning Leaders in Times of Change

Scott, G., Coates, H., & Anderson. S. (2008).  Learning Leaders in Times of Change: ALTE & ACER.  Read a summary…

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Making a difference: Comparing the impact of a unit improvement strategy on two Accounting and Finance units

Gilbert, K. & Bennett, L. (2008).  Making a difference: Comparing the impact of a unit improvement strategy on two Accounting and Finance units.  (pp. 39- 46). Proceedings of AUQF2008: Quality and Standards in Education: Making a Difference. Canberra, Australia, 9-11th July.  Read a summary…

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Managing change & change fatigue in a university context

Change is a constant in university life.  Change fatigue is when you feel like you are constantly being bombarded by requests for new things and you stop feeling like you can keep up. View video…

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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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