Herdsa 2011

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25 minutes papers, 5 minute changeover
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90 minute Symposia
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120 minute Workshops
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Plenary 30/60/90 minutes
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60 minute Roundtable
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ALTC Showcase stream
   
Sunday July 3 2011
0900-1700 HERDSA  Executive meeting – Club room
Monday 4 July 2011
1200-1800 Registration
0900-1700 Workshops              
Room W1 Augusta W2 Doral W3 Pinehurst       W4 St Andrews  
0900-1200 Leadership in transnational education: Strategies for balancing quality assurance with staff and student needs
Presenters: Shelley Yeo, Beena Giridharan, Peter Ling
Using Moodle to support adaptive learning
Presenter:
Mark Drechsler
Implementing peer assisted learning (PAL) across the disciplines
Presenters:
Gerry Rayner, Susan Edwards, Jane Bone, Charlotte Brack, Yvonne Hodgson
      Building leadership capacity in learning and teaching through play: The Engaging Leadership Framework (ELF)
Presenters:
Lorraine Bennett, Neil Trivett
 
1200 Lunch              
Room W5 Augusta W6 Doral       W7 Rex W8 St Andrews W9 Gleneagles
1300-1600 Writing higher education differently
Presenter: Helen Sword
The "life-grid" approach: A participatory method for exploring student transition into higher education
Presenters:
Linda Murray, Anu Sharma, Natalie Parnis, Julia Stephenson
     

Making time at HERDSA 2011 to TATAL (Talk about Teaching and Learning)
Presenters: Robert Kennelly, Coralie McCormack

Assessment on the edge: Tapping the power of oral modes of assessment in developing and assessing learning outcomes
Presenter:
Gordon Joughin
Moderation of assessment tasks: Developing solutions to common problems
Presentesr: Elizabeth Elliot, Karma Pearce, Sharron King
1715-1915 Plenary Augusta – Doral Room/Oasis Pool
1715 HERDSA President Professor Geoff Crisp
1730 Professor Ian O’Connor , Vice Chancellor and President Griffith University, Welcome 
1745 Chief Guest – Professor Denise Bradley
1815 Refreshments in pool area accompanied by Koda string quartet from the Queensland Conservatorium
Tuesday 5 July 2011
0700 New Member’s Breakfast – Nielsens Room
0800-1700 Registration
0855-1030 Plenary Augusta – Doral Room
0855 Welcome to Country
0900 Conference Opening and Welcome
0930 Keynote 1 – Professor Ann Austin - SCU Sponsor 
1030 Morning tea
1100 –1230 Concurrent sessions 1A-1H
Room 1A Augusta 1B Doral  1C Pinehurst 1D Peacock 1E Nielsens 1F Rex 1G St Andrews 1H Gleneagles
1100 Symposium

Is content a dirty word? A discussion on knowledge. research and professional development in academic development
Chair: Margaret Buckridge
Presenters: Tai Peseta, Barbara Grant, Lorraine Stefani, Catherine Manathunga, Jan McLean, Angela Brew, Ian Solomonides, Tony Harland
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1100-1140

Coalface subject coordinators – the missing link in the academic supply chain
Chair: Neridah Baker
Presenters: Judy Nagy, Jacqui McDonald

Welcome to 2012: Australian academic developers and student driven university funding
Chair: Rae-Anne Locke
Presenters: Peter Ling, Kym Fraser, David Gosling

Talent pushing talent in a university wide honours college
Chair: Kay Martinez
Presenters:
Cor Suhre, Ellen Jansen
A student pathway project in first year biology and its systemic impact
Chair: Sylvia Edwards
Presenters:
David Crabbe, Amanda Gilber
Regulating quality and standards in higher education: How does Australia stack up?
Chair: Kevin Ashford-Rowe
Presenter:
Jeanette Baird

Student-centred teaching at the Royal University of Bhutan
Chair Boris Handal
Presenter: Maureen Bell

The tertiary research milieu: Agile management for positive engagement
Chair Steve Drew
Presenters:
Jennie Billot, Andrew Codling
Educational journeys: The challenges of VET to higher education transition
Chair Janis Bailey
Presenters:
Janice Catterall, Janelle Davis
 
1130 Programme approval and accountability: Exploring the service gap
Chair: Kay Martinez
Presenters:
Maggie Stewart, Shelley Paewai
Building peer assistance capacity in faculties to improve student satisfaction of units
Chair: Sylvia Edwards
Presenter:
Angela Carbone
Maintaining standards: Teaching writing in conjunction with disciplinary concepts
Chair: Kevin Ashford-Rowe
Presenters: Kerry Hunter, Harry Tse
This thing called blended learning – a definition and planning approach
Chair Boris Handal
Presenter:
Geraldine Torrisi-Steele
Leading on the Edge of Chaos: Mergers in Higher Education
Chair Steve Drew
Presenter:
Linet Arthur
VET in higher education: A future for regional Australia?
Chair Janis Bailey
Presenter:
B
arbara Cram 
1200 1145-1225

ALTC ‘Promoting Excellence Initiative’ Strategies - Success stories in enhancing and supporting quality learning and teaching at Australian universities
Chair: Rae-Anne Locke
Presenters: Dionne Amato Ali, Judith Lyons, Helen Stephenson, Tania Stevenson


Learning and teaching from the edge to centre stage: Critical factors in embedding sustainable university-wide engagement in external awards and grants funding initiatives
Chair: Kay Martinez
Presenters:
Georgia Smeal, Deborah Southwell, Rae-Anne Locke
Tuākana learning community: Enhancing academic success for Māori and Pasifika students
Chair: Sylvia Edwards
Presenters:
Robyn Manuel, Catherine Dunphy, Geremy Hema
The student voice hidden in the quality and standards
Chair:Duncan Nulty
Presenter: Kelly E Matthews
How content creation for iTunesU enhances the understanding of science in physiology and communication students
Chair Boris Handal
Presenters:
John Harrison, Hardy Ernst
Peer review of teaching: Moving learning and teaching practice from the edge, by developing a public culture od academic practice
Chair Steve Drew
Presenters:
Kathleen McEvoy, Susan Shannon
Students' perceptions of the development of critical thinking skills, or "Mrs Cleaver goes back to school"
Chair Janis Bailey
Presenters:
Linda Bowden, Kathryn Sutherland 
1230-1330 Lunch
HERDSA Branch lunches (Restaurant)
Program Leaders’ Luncheon (Doral)  
1330 –1530 Concurrent sessions 2A-2H
  2A  Augusta 2B Doral 2C Pinehurst 2D Peacock 2E Nielsens 2F Rex 2G St Andrews 2H Gleneagles
1330

Challenges of a collaborative writing assessment
Chair: Nerilee Flint
Presenter: Theda Thomas

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1330-1410

Unpacking industry awareness and knowledge: How can it be used for course curriculum development - what does it mean?
Chair: Neridah Baker
Presenter: Paul Adams


Lessons from the Promoting Excellence Initiative project: The influence of context
Chair: Christine Grimmer
Presenters: Miriam Brooker, Rick Cummings, Judy Nagy, Georgia Smeal, Margaret Mazzolini, Marcia Devlin

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[four papers are presented concurrently]

Writing a PhD by publication: Has the traditional thesis reached its use-by date?
Chair: Barbara Grant
Presenter: Cally Guerin


Improving the student experience by moving evaluations on-line
Chair: Louise Horstmanshof
Presenters:
Alison Kuiper, John Boereboom, Hamish Paton

Assessing and assuring graduate learning outcomes in and across disciplines
Chair: Mandy Lupton
Presenters:
Clair Hughes, Anne Bennison, Geoffrey Crisp, Simon Barrie  

Developing an understanding of effective, high-quality excellent teaching
Chair: Gail Wilson
Presenters:
Marcia Devlin, Angela Carbone
Does relocating to university have adverse health effects for country kids?
Chair: Elizabeth Elliott
Presenters: Robyne Garrett, Sharron King, Alison Wrench
Applying theory to practice in an undergraduate public health course
Chair: Jon Willison
Presenters:
Jon Edwards, Ruth Crowthe
Interactive scenario-based learning on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) for first year students in physiology using a smart phone delivery platform
Chair: Karma Pearce
Presenters:
Hardy Ernst, John Harrison
Implementing a mentoring programme in a New Zealand polytechnic environment
Chair: Peter Kandlbinder
Presenters:
Janet Walke, Lesley Petersen
Student experiences of critical thinking development
Chair: Christopher Klopper
Presenters: Rob Wass, Tony Harland
1400 A vertically-integrated approach to assessment in the BSc Biomedical Science major
Chair: Nerilee Flint
Presenter:
Kay Colthorpe
Preparedness, first-year experiences and outcomes: A comparison between students in domestic and international degree programmes in a Dutch university
Chair: Jill Lawrence
Presenters:
Ellen Jansen, Cor Suhre
Making ALTC’s Learning and Teaching Academic Standards work for the discipline of biochemistry
Chair: Jon Willison
Presenters:
Susan Rowland, Eileen Yeo Chung, Christopher Smith, Elizabeth Gillam
Showcasing teaching excellence: What can we learn from top commerce teachers?
Chair: Lee Partridge
Presenters:
Vicky Mabin, James Richard, Heike Schaenzel, Marina Dobrovolskaya    
Getting real: How Māori academics are making academic development work for them
Chair: Peter Kandlbinder
Presenter:
Meegan Hall
Developing novice learners' critical thinking skills in two politics units
Chair: Christopher Klopper
Presenters:
Sara Hammer, Phil Griffiths
1430 Authentic assessment: A framework for contrasting assessment performance requirements with engineering practice
Chair: Heather Alexander
Presenter:
Karen Whelan
1415-1455

Good practices in practice-based education
Chair: Neridah Baker
Presenter: Joy Higgs

Dissemination in grants projects: Lessons for achieving seismic shifts and tectonic change
Chair: Christine Grimmer
Presenters:
Deanne Gannaway, Tilly Hinton, Bianca Berry, Kaitlin Moore
Roundtables Read more 
[four papers are presented concurrently]

The pathway to PhD entry via a coursework masters,
Chair: Kogi Naidoo
Presenter:
Margaret Kiley

Widening participation: Challenges and approaches to improve outcomes for first generation students
Chair: Robert Kennelly
Presenters:
Sharron King, Ann Luzeckyj, Sheila Scutter, Russell Brinkworth, Carol Nairn, Lesley-Anne Holder

Research and teaching: Integration or an interruption?
Chair: Jacquie McDonald
Presenters:
Sylvia L. Edwards, Peter O'Shea

What do learning analytics really tell us about student learning and how does the data inform practice?,
Chair: Mark Barrow
Presenters: Jason Lodge, Debra Bath, Calvin Smith, John Bourke
Integrating peer-assisted learning and case-based learning in a professional course
Chair: Jill Lawrence
Presenters:
Yvonne Hodgson, Charlotte Brack, Robyn Benson
Undergraduate awareness, experiences and perceptions of research in a southern New Zealand university
Chair: Paula Myatt
Presenters:
Rachel Spronken-Smith, Martine Darrou, Romain Mirosa
Development of the new academic: The case for blended delivery
Chair: Lee Partridge
Presenters:
Boris Handal, Elaine Huber
Enabling distributed leadership for learning and teaching: The Self Enabling Reflective Tool (ASERT)
Chair: Lorraine Stefanie
Presenters:
Sandra Jones, Marina Harvey, Geraldine Lefoe, Kevin Ryland, Annette Schneider
Mentoring engagement in LAMP: An embedded peer mentoring program for international students
Chair: Roger Landbeck
Presenters:
Ruth Hills, Michelle Barker, Peter Woods, Ray Hibbins, Arthur Poropat, Sally Borbasi
1500 Redefining assessment practices in higher education
Chair: Heather Alexander
Presenter: Geoffrey Crisp
  PASS provides holistic support through pro-active personal tutoring, pastoral safety net and mentoring for success
Chair: Elizabeth Elliott
Presenters:
Susan Robbins
Evaluating a doctoral skills programme longitudinally
Chair: Paula Myatt
Presenters:
Ian Brailsford, Susan Carter, Stephanie Cook, Frances Kelly, Li Wang
Characteristics of assessment tasks that provide opportunities for student demonstrations of achievement of discipline benchmarking statements
Chair: Lee Partridge
Presenters:
Clair Hughes, Anne Bennison
Peer mentoring for indigenous staff at the University of Auckland
Chair: Lorraine Stefanie
Presenters:
Matiu Tai Ratima, Barbara Kensington-Miller
International students’ expectations and experiences over one semester of English language enhancement
Chair: Roger Landbeck
Presenters:
Ian Walkinshaw, Ben Fenton-Smith, Rowan Michael, Pamela Humphries, Michael Haugh, Ana Lobo
1530-1600 Afternoon tea
1600 –1700 Concurrent sessions 3A-3H
Room 3A  Augusta 3B Doral 3C Pinehurst 3D Peacock 3E Nielsens 3F Rex 3G St Andrews 3H Gleneagles
1600 Students’ experiences of feedback – what can we learn?
Chair: Shelley Yeo
Presenters: Angela McLean, Carol Bond, Helen Nicholson
 Applying for a HERDSA fellowship: Taking your higher education to the edge
Chair: Geoffrey Crisp
Presenters:
Kogi Naidoo, Robert Kennelly, Janet Taylor    
Higher Education Research & Development (HERD): Meet the new editors
Chair: Kayleen Wood
Presenters:
Barbara Grant, Catherine Manathunga, Mark Barrow, Tai Peseta, Bruce Macfarlane, Ian Brailsford      
An exploratory investigation into first year student transition to university
Chair: Helen Dixon
Presenters:
Angela Bowles, Alexandra Dobson, Ron Fisher, Ruth McPhail
Guiding student personal and professional development: The veterinary mentor program
Chair: Victoria Kain
Presenters:
Blaise Webster, Gary Hamlin, Lee Fitzpatrick, Darryl Krook
PBL curriculum re-design: A multiliteracies perspective
Chair: Mandy Lupton
Presenter:
Susan Bridges
Building leadership capacity for community of practice facilitators: Edgy professional development
Chair: Valerie Clifford
Presenters:
Jacquelin McDonald, Ari Palan
Digital 'Māori Mapping': Enhancing learner engagement through a student-built atlas
Chair: Beena Giridharan
Presenters:
Ocean Mercier, Peter Adds, Meegan Hall
1630 The shape of academic leadership in higher education: Emerging patterns and paradoxes
Chair: Shelley Yeo
Presenter:
Carol Cardno      
                   
  Exploring the parallel universes of staff and student transitions in higher education
Chair:Helen Dixon
Presenters:
Helen Corkill, Sam Elkington, Lesley Lawrence
An evidence-based framework for quality: Bringing the best from informatics in healthcare to quality in higher education @ Sydney Nursing School
Chair: Victoria Kain
Presenters:
Melinda Lewis, Stuart Newman
A multi-disciplinary study of the benefits students gain from engaging research experiences
Chair: Mandy Lupton
Presenters:
Kirsten Zimbardi, Paula Myatt
Identification of indicators and measures of impact on teaching preparation programs in higher education
Chair: Valerie Clifford
Presenters:
Denise Chalmers, Allan Goody, Veronica Goerke, Sue Stoney, Di Gardiner
The intellectual life and scholarship of Ronald Barnett
Chair: Beena Giridharan
Peter Kandlbinder, Tai Peseta  
1700-1800 Poster Session in upstairs foyer
1800-1930 HERDSA Fellow’s Workshop
1930 HERDSA Fellows Dinner
Wednesday 6 July 2011
0700-0800 HERDSA Branch Breakfast Meeting
HERD (journal) Associate Editors  Breakfast Meeting  
0800-1700 Registration 
830-1030 Concurrent sessions 4A-4H
Room 4A  Augusta  4B Doral   4C Pinehurst 4D Peacock 4E Nielsens 4F Rex 4G St Andrews 4H Gleneagles
0830 The efficacy of higher degree research discussion checklists on research candidate-supervisor communication
Chair: Carol Cardno
Presenter: George Carayannopoulos
Student peer and self assessment in the context of Work Integrated Learning: Making it work
Chair: Eva Heinrich
Presenter: Suzanne Harman




Integrating learning and living: The lived experience of part-time business students
Chair: Deborah Peach
Presenter:
Stephanie Doyle
Negotiating identities in a professional doctorate: Tracing student perspectives
Chair: Shelda Debowski
Presenters:
 Lois Meyer, Jan Ritchie, Lynne Madden
  Pedagogy of PowerPoint: Redemption of the didactic lecture as an effective and engaging teaching tool
Chair: Carmel Coady
Presenter:
Selvanayagam Nirthanan
Exploring worldview, narrative, and institutional identity in Christian higher education
Chair: Dianne Selzer
Presenters:
Christina Belcher, Graham Parr
Pilot mentoring program for physiotherapy clinical educators
Chair: Helen Manoharan
Presenters: Melanie Nguyen, Kate Thomson, Irene Leithhead
0900 Graduate student research as life on the edge: Examining one’s own learning environment
Chair: Carol Cardno
Presenter:
Vivienne Anderson
New contexts for concept map assessment of classroom learning: Chinese business students’ conceptualisation of marketing
Chair: Eva Heinrich
Presenters:
Tania von der Heidt, David Spriggs
A failure of graduate attributes in accounting education
Chair: Deborah Peach
Presenters:
Jackie Yong, Suzanne Ryan, Christine Yap, Neelam Goela
Research mentoring on the edge: Early career researchers and academic fringe-dwelling
Chair: Shelda Debowski
Presenters:
Wendy Sutherland-Smith, Sue Saltmarsh, Holly Randell-Moon
71 Approaches to monitoring and  assuring academic achievement standards in Australian universities
Chair: Denise Chalmers
Presenters:
Bev Oliver, Wendy Harper, Royce Sadler, Kerri-Lee Krause
Outside the comfort zone: Including creative practice research in an English honours programme
Chair: Carmel Coady
Presenters:
Frances Kelly, Marcia Russell, Lee Wallace
What does explicit research skill development in the curriculum actually achieve?
Chair: Dianne Selzer
Presenter:
John Willison
Shifting paradigms, contesting silos and changing cultures: A community of practice approach to the leadership challenges of facilitating learning and teaching in a regional university
Chair: Helen Manoharan
Presenters: Jill Lawrence, Jane Summers, Lorelle Burton, Karen Noble, Peter Gibbings

0930 Academic English – who sets the rules?
Chair: Catherine Manathunga
Presenter: Pat Strauss
Rethinking assessment of competence within a first year nursing science module
Chair: Angela Carbone
Presenters: Jane Stewart, Angela Stewart
Work Integrated Learning for Life: Encouraging agentic engagement
Chair: Jennifer Martin
Presenters:
Deborah Peach, Judy Matthews
Sessional employment and quality assurance in higher education: A risky business
Chair: Judith Booth
Presenters:
Suzanne Ryan, McNeil Karen, Bhattacharyya Asit, Groen Egbert, Nadolny Andrew
Reading in the Humanities: Building reading resilience through the use of reading journals
Chair: Wendy Green
Presenters:
Rosanne Kennedy, Kate Douglas, Anna Poletti, Judith Seaboyer, Tully Barnett
Exploring inter-professional and inter-industry education: Outcomes and future directions Chair: Susan Rowland
Presenters: Helen Larkin, Susan Ang, Danielle Hitch, Valerie Watchorn, Stephen Segrave, Merrin McCracken, Dale Holt, Hisham Elkadi

Professionalisation of academic staff in higher education: Constraining and enabling factors
Chair: Lisa Westcott
Presenter:
Lynn Quinn
1000 Thesis structure: Student experience and attempts towards solution
Chair: Catherine Manathunga
Presenters:
Susan Carter, Marion Blumenstein
Improving efficiency and quality in assignment marking using well-designed toolsets
Chair: Angela Carbone
Presenter:
Eva Heinrich
Facilitating transformative learning through critical reflection in work integrated learning
Chair: Jennifer Martin
Presenters:
Alyce Davies, Helen Larkin
Looking for women in Australian universities
Chair: Judith Booth
Presenters:
Glenda Strachan, Kaye Broadbent, Gillian Whitehouse, David Peetz, Janis Bailey
 
Crossing the threshold – language and identity in learning concepts in biology
Chair: Wendy Green
Presenters:
Pauline Ross, Paul Parker, Charlotte Taylor
Examining student outcomes from undergraduate research experiences Chair: Susan Rowland
Presenters: Paula Myatt, Susan Jones

Cutting edge or bottom line? An unruly cost-benefit analysis of three academic development initiatives
Chair: Lisa Westcott
Presenter:
Helen Sword

1030  Morning tea
1100-1230 Plenary Augusta – Doral Room   Q&A and Panel – UQ Sponsor
1230 Lunch HERDSA AGM
1330 –1500 Concurrent sessions 5A-5H
Room 5A  Augusta 5B Doral 5C Pinehurst 5D Peacock 5E Nielsens 5F Rex 5G St Andrews 5H Gleneagles
1330 Symposium

Capstone courses: What is their place in a ‘transition pedagogy’ for final year students?
Chair: Deanne Gannaway
Presenters: Sally Kift, Lynda Andrews, David Gray, Elizabeth van Acker, Janis Bailey, Peter Woods

The challenges of introducing change in a large interprofessional undergraduate subject on ageing
Chair: Hartmuth Ernst
Presenters: Moira Cordiner, Marguerite Bramble
  The experience of academic work
Chair: Ian Solomonides
Presenter: Lawrence Cram
Student evaluation of teaching: Performance-importance analysis and best-worst scaling
Chair: Deborah Southwell
Presenter: Twan Huybers
A new perspective on the identification of threshold concepts
Chair: Allan Goody
Presenter: Sarah Barradell
Have passport, will learn: History study tours and student learning and development
Chair: Vivienne Anderson
Presenters:
Daniel Reynaud, Maria Northcote
Investigating the leadership needs in communities of practice: An audience driven empirical journey, Cassandra Star
Chair: Stephanie Beames
Presenters:
Judy Nagy, Tony Burch, Jacquie McDonald
1400 Response to scenario-based content delivery as an additional resource in a first year human bioscience university course
Chair: Hartmuth Ernst
Presenters: J
im Clarke, Michelle McCulley, Terry Stewart, John Milne
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[four papers are presented concurrently]

Making sense of higher education curricula in a changing context
Chair: Maureen Bell
Presenter:
Pam Roberts

Being pushed to the edge: A roundtable on the multifaceted value of tertiary students’ community engagement following national disasters
Chair: Carol Bond
Presenters: Amy Kenworthy, Billy O'Steen, Lane Perry, George Hrivnak, Patrick Ke


Continuing professional learning of academic staff: Is this concept more valid for the current higher education landscape?
Chair: Glenda Jacobs
Presenters:
Janet Taylor, Gail Wilson

Effectiveness of university-sanctioned Student Evaluation of Teaching (SET) data: Accountability versus improvement
Chair: Gordon Joughlin
Presenters: Josephine Healey, Rena Frohman, Sarah Stein, Dorothy Spiller, Stuart Terry, Lynley Deaker, Trudy Harris, Jo Kenned
y
On the edge of higher education research: Negotiating new research identities through a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education
Chair: Ian Solomonides
Presenters:
Tai Peseta, Sarah Barradell, Sarah Down, Damian Spencer
Extended professional experience, does the ‘edge’ and the ‘value added’ outweigh the burden on teacher education programs?
Chair: Deborah Southwell
Presenter:
Lynn Sheridan
A model for curriculum design based on threshold concepts and phenomenographic research: A case study of first year law
Chair: Allan Goody
Presenters:
Mandy Lupton, Gerlese Akerlind, Jo McKenzie, Susan Carr-Greg, Rachael Field, Leanne Houston, Judith Jones, Cheryl Treloar 
Embedding cross-cultural competencies in an Australian pharmacy course: A case study of Middle Eastern students
Chair: Vivienne Anderson
Presenters:
Satish Maganlal, Naomi Blauberg, Michelle Barke
Doing it with CLASS: Subject Coordinators leading teaching teams
Chair: Stephanie Beames
Presenters:
Geraldine Lefoe, Jo McKenzie, Janne Malfroy, Yoni Ryan, Dominique Parrish
1430 Factors affecting first-year students’ participation in interdisciplinary PBL tutorials in Japanese higher education
Chair: Hartmuth Ernst
Presenters:
Rintaro Imafuku, Norimitsu Kurata, Ryuta Kataoka, Mitsuori Mayahara
Early career researchers on the edge: Peer support through writing groups
Chair: Pat Strauss
Presenters:
Margot McNeill, Agnes Bosanquet, Elaine Huber, Angela Voerman, Christa Jacenyik
University and school partnerships: A new model for pre-service secondary education at Australian Catholic University
Chair: Deborah Southwell
Presenters:
Josephine Brady, Carolyn Broadbent, Sandra Darley
Using threshold concepts to transform entry level curricula
Chair: Allan Goody
Presenters:
Sylvia Rodger, Merrill Turpin  
Improving student performance and satisfaction by the development of visual summaries
Chair: Vivienne Anderson
Presenters:
Michelle McCulley, Jim Clarke, Rachel Page  
Is it worth taking time out of first year science courses to explicitly teach team skills?
Chair: Stephanie Beames
Presenters:
Amanda Rasmussen, Renee Rossini, Louise Kuchel
1500 Afternoon tea
1530-1630 Plenary   Keynote 2 – Professor Paul Trowler – USC Sponsor
1900-2300 Conference Dinner – Augusta/Doral – JCU Sponsor   Entertainment by Millennium
Thursday 7 July 2011
0800-1300 Registration
0900 –1030 Concurrent sessions 6A-6H
Room 6A  Augusta 6B Doral 6C Pinehurst 6D Peacock 6E Nielsens 6F Rex 6G St Andrews 6H Gleneagles
0900 Symposium

Disciplinarity in teaching and learning: A snapshot of the landscape
Chair: Heather Alexander
Presenters: Mia O'Brien,: Karena Menzie, Christopher Klopper, Nic Carah, Winnifred Louis
'Just in time-just for me' narrative support for learning leaders in higher education
Chair: Peter Ling
Presenters:
Susan Roberts, Coral Pepper
Roundtables Read more  
[three papers are presented concurrently]

The interdisciplinary edge: Transforming academic practice and enhancing student learning via interdisciplinary curricula
Chair: Tony Harland
Presenters: Carmel Coady, Kelly E Matthews, Aidan Davison, Emma Pharo and Kristin Warr
 

A pedagogy of uncertainty: The role of creativity and innovation in enhancing student engagement
Chair: Margaret Kiley
Presenters:
  Dawn Bennett, Philip Poronnik

Learning and Teaching Academic standards: A tool for curriculum reform?
Chair: Allan Goody
Susan Jones   

Shifting identities: International staff negotiating new academic identities
Chair: Jennie Billot
Presenters:
Valerie Clifford, Juliet Henderson
Reconceptualising science: The good, the bad and the ugly
Chair: Louise Kuchel
Presenters:
Pauline Ross, Betty Gill

Parental leave in Australian universities: Comparisons and recommendations
Chair: Kogi Naidoo
Presenters:
Emma Ruckley, Glenda Strachan
Quality engagement: Is online activity associated with final marks?
Chair: Gordon Joughlin
Presenters:
John Milne, Lynn Jeffrey, Andrew Higgins, Keith Comer, Gordon Suddaby
Changing conditions, changing practices: An explorative study of continuing professional learning in a faculty-based community of practice
Chair: Gail Wilson
Presenters:
Wendy Green, Ray Hibbins, Luke Houghton, Aaron Ruutz
 
0930 Student support in action: Improving the university student experience,
Chair: Peter Ling
Presenters:
Daniella Hickling, Marlene Saunders-Sobers
The casual approach to university teaching: Time for a rethink?
Chair: Jennie Billot
Presenters:
Robyn May, Kaye Broadbent, Glenda Strachan, David Peetz
A Focus on non-technical competencies in preparation of veterinary science student immersion in professional practice
Chair: Louise Kuchel
Presenters:
Gary Hamlin, Blaise Webster, Lee Fitzpatrick, Darryl Krook
Pleasure, pride, compliance, resentment, shame, anger: Women academics respond to research auditChair: Kogi Naidoo
Presenters:
Barbara Grant, Vivienne Elizabeth  
Transferring knowledge through peer-reviewed assessment: The creation of a community of practice and the threats to its survival
Chair: Gordon Joughlin
Presenter:
Sue Taylor
Closing the loop: Embedding voluntary peer review of teaching in communities of practice
Chair: Gail Wilson
Presenters:
Susan Bolt, Brian Perrin, Stacey Porter
1000     Becoming and being: Triangulated accounts of identity formation upon doctoral completion
Chair: Jennie Billot
Presenters:
Eli Bitzer, Stephanie Vandenbergh
Psychometric analysis of lecturers’ self-efficacy instrument
Chair: Louise Kuchel
Presenters:
Jeya Velu, Mohamad Sahari Nordin
    Success in academia: Findings from an international research project with early career academics
Chair: Gail Wilson
Presenter: Kathryn Sutherland
1030   Morning tea
1100-1300 Plenary Augusta/Doral Room
1100 HERDSA President's address
1130 Keynote 3 Dr Carol Nicoll – UQ Sponsor  
1230-1300 Conference handover to HERDSA 2012  
1330 HERDSA Executive Meeting  
   
What is a Roundtable?  Special Interest Roundtables are held concurrently in the Pinehurst Room which will divided into quadrants separated by dividers. Adequate  space is provided to ensure easy participation. Neither PowerPoint nor PA systems are used and there are  15 places available for delegates in each round-table in order to maximise discussion
ALTC Showcase  The program on Tuesday includes an ALTC Showcase stream in the Doral Room between 11. 00am and 3.00pm. This stream is comprised of 40 minute sessions during which outcomes of a number of ALTC projects will presented.  Two showcases will run simultaneously. Each showcase is allocated 40 mins in total, 20 minutes of which will be for presentation and 20 minutes  for discussion. The sessions will be set up 'cafe' style for  interaction.  These session are designed to provide an opportunity for dissemination, feedback from the field to project leaders, and discussion amongst participants about adaptations or implications for other contexts.

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