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Academic Leadership for Course Coordinators

Curtin University provides a web page on Academic Leadership for Course Coordinators  Read a summary…

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Communicating with Emotional Intelligence

In it’s Academic Leadership for Course Coordinators online training, Curtin University provides modules such as, ‘Communicating with Emotional Intelligence’, that will be useful to academics working in other university contexts.  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 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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Manuals and Online Resources for Academic Staff

The University of New England’s Organisational Development unit provides links to staff Manuals and Online ResourcesRead a summary…

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Taking control of your workload

There is a surprising amount of control & flexibility that you do have as a unit coordinator in a university context – take charge of it  and use it.  ”You must survive”. View video…

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University teaching: pastoral care

“There are so many things that can come up out of the blue and need to be dealt with…” An experienced academic offers some practical strategies about what to do when approached by a student with a concern or a complaint. Especially if you don’t immediately know what the solution needs to be. View video…

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Working with sessional staff

An experienced academic talks through some useful considerations for smoothing the way when working with sessional staff – lecturers, tutors and demonstrators. Need for good communication. View video…

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