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Rethinking STEM Higher Education - 2021 Conference

The 2021 STEM conference will provide an opportunity to reflect on, learn from, and further progress our responses to the COVID-19 crisis, to ensure that our approaches to STEM education are more resilient, effective and inclusive and to identify the new opportunities that have arisen from the pandemic.

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Contemporary Approaches to University Teaching (HE)

University teaching is a complex task. When we first start to teach, nothing is automatic. Everything has to be carefully thought through.

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ADEPT – Flexible Modes of Delivery Workshop

This ADEPT module will provide course coordinators and educators with an understanding of the educational theory behind student engagement in an online environment and the tools to successfully convert lecture content from f2f to online delivery making effective use of video in a way that is appropriate to your discipline.

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ADEPT – Designing Engaging Learning Environments Workshop

This module is part of the Developing Educators pathway of the ADEPT Continuing Professional Development.

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2020 Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT)

 On Wednesday 24 February 2021, 4pm AEDT (3.30pm Adelaide time), Universities Australia (UA) will make a formal announcement regarding the 2020 Australian Awards for University Teaching in the AAUT-UA website

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Student agency and confidence in assessment

In this presentation, Dr McCallum will discuss the various approaches he has taken over 20 years to the challenge of engaging students. Drawing on his research in Game Development and player-focused approaches to creating experiences, he discusses agency, competence, and relatedness as psychological motivators and how assessment can support engagement. How the narrative description of assessment is as important as the mathematical correctness.

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2020 hindsight shapes the future of learning and teaching

The student experience of online learning in the time of Covid-19 and its implications for the on-campus experience in 2021 and beyond.

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2021 Academic Integrity policy - Information session for staff

In these information sessions learn about the new Academic Integrity policy, including how course coordinators and others can work effectively with the new Academic Integrity Officers in each school to support academic integrity investigations.

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ADEPT - Designing and Delivering Quality WIL Experiences

This ADEPT module will cover the why, what, and how of designing and delivering quality Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) experiences through the application of evidence-based approaches that are responsive to current industry and community needs. It will address three dimensions of a quality WIL experience: student experience, industry engagement, and curriculum design.

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ADEPT – Assessment for Learning 1 Workshop

Assessment is a powerful tool for student learning.  In this module, you will engage with evidence-based, good practice principles for effective and efficient assessment design and apply them to your teaching context. You will identify how assessments can be aligned with the Universal Design for Learning Principles to ensure inclusive learning experiences for a diverse student cohort.  You will be introduced to a range of assessment approaches, and explore how to evaluate the quality of rubrics to provide constructive and informative feedback.

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Where to for higher education from here? Common global pandemic, very different national outcomes

Where to for higher education from here?  Common global pandemic, very different national outcomes. In this not to be missed seminar, Professor Simon Marginson, Professor of Higher Education, University of Oxford, will explore the impact of COVID-19 globally, including the capacity for Australian universities to remain as a world class research sector and international education destinations.

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“Ghost student” failure among equity cohorts: Towards understanding non-participating enrolments

The NCSEHE will host a webinar on 15 April at 1:00 pm AEST (national times listed below), presenting new research led by Dr Bret Stephenson on “ghost student” failure in higher education.

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ADEPT – Open-resource Exam Design Session

When creating online open-resource exams we need to design questions that will both enable demonstration of learning and high standards of academic integrity.

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The remote proctored exams dilemma

Join us to hear from Prof. Phillip Dawson, Associate Director of CRADLE - The remote proctored exams dilemma

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ADEPT - Inquiry-based Learning Workshop

When: Thursday 13 & Friday 14 May

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Changing Students, Changing PhD & Challenging Supervision

Join us as we launch the HDR Community of Practice, and hear from Professor Alistair McColloch, a leading researcher in supervision.

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2nd Annual National Student Voice Symposium 2021

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ADEPT – Check for Integrity Session

ADEPT - Check for Integrity Session

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2021 Undergraduate Research Conference

The Undergraduate Research Conference offers an exciting opportunity for students and recent graduates to showcase research completed as part of their undergraduate coursework, a summer or other research internship, a research-based degree program, or voluntary work.

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2021 Festival of Learning and Teaching

The Festival of Learning and Teaching returns in 2021 - this time in a blended format!

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