HERDSA Notices 14 September 2022

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* Share your stories about HERDSA for the HERDSA 50 year history project
* Academic Developer Vacancy UniSC
* Assessment Quality SIG Coffee Catchup

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Share your stories about HERDSA for the HERDSA 50 year history project

HERDSA’s golden jubilee is an opportunity to celebrate the life and times of a Society that has grown from an original three elected members in 1972 to over 800 members and hundreds more associates attending HERDSA events each year.

The HERDSA Executive are keen to record a wide range of voices to showcase the people who make up the Society. If you have a story about HERDSA that you would like to share, you can contribute your memories to the HERDSA 50 year history project at https://www.herdsa.org.au/herdsa-50-year-history-project-survey

Some prompts for your anecdotes might be:

  • My favourite HERDSA memory is…
  • My HERDSA hero is…
  • A 'change my world' HERDSA experience was…
  • Something important I experienced with a HERDSA friend was..
  • If I could relive one HERDSA conference it would be…
  • A funny story I have about HERDSA is...

Further information: Peter.Kandlbinder@uts.edu.au


Academic Developer Vacancy UniSC
Closes 26th September 2022

Working collaboratively within a team you will provide quality learning and teaching support to academic staff, provide professional development in teaching to enhance student learning, and provide support in the areas of scholarship of learning and teaching, professional learning and curriculum support. There will be emphasis on supporting ongoing and casual teaching staff to advance their learning and teaching, which will include focus on innovative curriculum design and renewal, pedagogies for engaging a diverse student cohort including blended and online learning and authentic assessment design.

While these roles are located at the Sunshine Coast campus, dual location arrangements between Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay maybe considered.

You will
- support and enhance the vibrant culture of scholarship in learning and teaching;
- coordinate professional learning programs including the Higher Education Academy (HEA) Fellowship Scheme and programs; and
- support the strategic development of learning and teaching.

Further information: https://www.seek.com.au/job/58400795


Assessment Quality SIG Coffee Catchup

Improving Assessment Quality Through Flexible Assessments

This 'virtual coffee catchup' will take on a panel discussion format to explore the importance of flexibility in assessments to engage all learners.

The proliferation of learning technologies and tools coupled with increasing diversification of learner profiles and pathways through our courses provides the context for developing flexible assessment.

Further information: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/improving-assessment-quality-through-fle...


In the spirit of reconciliation HERDSA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australasia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.