Posts by Jen Aughterson

Special issue of the Journal of Learn...

Special issue of the Journal of Learning and Teaching for Graduate Employability

You are invited to submit a paper for the TEN-STARS special issue of the Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability, edited by Professor Shelley Kinash and Dr Trina Jorre de St Jorre. We are looking for empirical articles (maximum 8000 words) that examine practical solutions, approaches or initiatives that advance the employability, career […]

ACSME 2018

This year the ACSME theme is ‘Future Learning, Future Teaching’ with focus on the the changing role of teachers, preparing graduates for an uncertain future and emerging models of curriculum design, delivery and assessment. The Conference will be held on Wednesday 26 September and Thursday 27 September 2018 at Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia. […]

WIL in Science

WIL in Science

The Successful WIL in Science project is moving towards completion at the end of August. The team have been very busy this year working with the regional nodes located in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Sydney; collecting more data from science students on their perspectives on WIL and preparing new materials for the WIL in Science […]

The ACDS Learning and Teaching Leader...

The ACDS Learning and Teaching Leaders Conference

The ACDS Learning and Teaching Leaders Conference was held on the 19 and 20 July at the University of Adelaide with 47 participants from 29 universities. Prof Martin Westwell gave at excellent opening keynote on Science education for innovative societies: Complex, unfamiliar and non-routine, followed by sessions on student attrition (or better named student persistence) […]

Discipline-based Educational Research

Discipline-based Educational Research

Professor Carl Wieman (Stanford) is a physicist, Nobel laureate and educational researcher – a powerful combination for learning and teaching in science and mathematics. Professor Wieman recently presented at the on Improving how universities teach – a scientific approach at the inaugural Times Higher Education (THE) Teaching Excellence Summit in Glasgow. Prof Wieman makes a […]

ACDS Learning & Teaching Leaders ...

ACDS Learning & Teaching Leaders Conference was held on Thursday 19 July and Friday 20 July 2018 at The University of Adelaide, South Australia. Presentations: Opening remarks by Professor Pascale Quester, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), The University of Adelaide Theme: Understanding our students Keynote: Science education for innovative societies: Complex, unfamiliar and non-routine by Professor Martin […]

Deans study maths’ role in uni ...

The Australian Australian Edition Publish Date: 23 May 2018 22:00 Section: HIGHEREDUCATION, p.27 As many as 12 universities across Australia will co-operate with a research project to determine how important high school mathematics study is for success in tertiary-level science courses. The University of Sydney has already decided to introduce maths prerequisites for certain courses […]

A new arrival

A new arrival

Congratulations Alex Yeung  on the safe arrival of baby Patrick Griffin Payne on 27 February 2018. Alex has been Proceedings Manager, and a leader and mainstay for the ACSME conference for many years. We wish Alex and her husband Alan the very best as you embark on this wonderful life journey.

Vale Leon Poladian

Vale Leon Poladian

Farewell to our colleague Leon Poladian, who passed away in February 2018. Leon was an Associate Professor in Applied Maths and a stalwart of science/mathematics education. He was a regular participant at the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education and an active collaborator in Australian Learning and Teaching Council and Office of Learning and […]

FYiMaths Annual Conference

FYiMaths Annual Conference

The next FYiMaths workshop will be centered around the question ‘Assessment for sustainable learning’. When: 28th – 29th June Where: The University of Melbourne Some questions you might like to consider are How can we improve assessment practices for time-poor educators? How can assessment improve student life-long learning? How can we use assessment to inform […]