Resources related to: unit coordinator role

Beware of misinformation

Are you sure you know what the policy actually says? Misinformation can be contagious.  View video…

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Clarifying, developing and valuing the role of Unit Coordinators as informal leaders of learning in Higher Education

Roberts, S., Butcher, L., & Brooker, M. (2010). Strawberry Hills, NSW: Australian Learning and Teaching Council Ltd.  Download available. Read a summary…

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Course Coordinators and Unit Coordinators Roles and Responsibilities

The University of Tasmania provides a useful and comprehensive summary of the roles of course coordinator and unit coordinator.  Read a summary…

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ECU Unit Coordinator Handbook 2011

Edith Cowan University provides a Unit Coordinator Handbook 2011 – an introduction to unit coordination at ECU. Read a summary…

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If you are feeling overloaded

A voice of experience offers advice about how to cope if you are feeling overloaded:- Prioritise to survive. Find people you can debrief with. Talk to administrative staff. View video…

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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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Managing complexity: transnational multi-campus units

Managing teaching across multiple campuses has its own challenges. This experienced academic suggests strategies for managing the specific stresses of these kinds of situations – both in terms of adapting teaching methods to work with small groups of students and of making the timecosts of administering these courses visible to university management. View video…

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Recovering from overwhelm

An experienced academic outlines a practical strategy for recovering from overwhelm. View video…

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Reflecting upon and improving unit quality

Part of the role of unit coordinator is to be always looking for ways things could be done differently so as to enhance the unit content and the way that it is delivered to students. View video…

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Reflective practice: engaging with student feedback about your unit

Handling hurtful feedback from your students – what to let go of, and what to do with the bits that have some truth in them. View video…

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