Herdsa 2011

HERDSA 2011 program: Day Four - Thursday 7 July 2011

Time Activity

08:00 - 13:00


09:00 - 10:30

Concurrent sessions 6A-6H




Session 6B


Session 6C


Session 6D


Session 6E


Session 6F


Session 6G

St Andrews

Session 6H



09:00 - 10:30

Disciplinarity in teaching and learning: A snapshot of the landscape
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
Susan Roberts, Coral Pepper

Concurrent Roundtables
The interdisciplinary edge: Transforming academic practice and enhancing student learning via interdisciplinary curricula
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
Dawn Bennett, Philip Poronnik

Learning and teaching academic standards: A tool for curriculum reform?
Susan Jones   

Shifting identities: International staff negotiating new academic identities
Valerie Clifford, Juliet Henderson

Reconceptualising science: The good, the bad and the ugly
Pauline Ross, Betty Gill

Parental leave in Australian Universities: Comparisons and recommendations
Emma Ruckley, Glenda Strachan

Quality engagement: Is online activity associated with final marks?
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
Wendy Green, Ray Hibbins, Luke Houghton, Aaron Ruutz


Student support in action: Improving the university student experience
Daniella Hickling, Marlene Saunders-Sobers

The casual approach to university teaching; Time for a rethink?
Robyn May, Kaye Broadbent, Glenda Strachan, David Peetz

A focus on non-technical competencies in preparation of veterinary science student immersion in professional practice
Gary Hamlin, Blaise Webster, Lee Fitzpatrick, Darryl Krook

Pleasure, pride, compliance, resentment, shame, anger: Women academics respond to research audit
Barbara Grant, Vivienne Elizabeth

Transferring knowledge through peer-reviewed assessment: The creation of a community of practice and the threats to its survival
Sue Taylor

Closing the loop: Embedding voluntary peer review of teaching in communities of practice
Susan Bolt, Brian Perrin, Stacey Porter




Becoming and being: Triangulated accounts of identity formation upon doctoral completion
Eli Bitzer, Stephanie Vandenbergh

Psychometric analysis of lecturers’ self-efficacy instrument
Jeya Velu, Mohamad Sahari Nordin



Success in academia: Findings from an international research project with early career academics Kathryn Sutherland

10:30 - 11.00

Morning tea

11:00 - 13:00

HERDSA President's address
Keynote 3 - Dr Carol Nicoll

Sponsored by The University of Queensland
Conference handover to HERDSA 2012

Location: Augusta/Doral


Conference close

*Please note that this program is indicative only and subject to change. Pre-conference workshops incur additional fees and require registration. If you have already registered to attend the conference and would now like to register to attend pre-conference workshops please download and complete the pre-conference workshop registration form.

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