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BEAN17, the annual Biosciences Educat...

Please save the date for BEAN17, the annual Biosciences Education Forum – this year returning to the Shine Dome, in Acton, Canberra on Monday, 11 and Tuesday, 12 December. By popular demand, we’ll have the forum dinner at the Monster Kitchen and Bar, which is now rated as one of the top venues in Australia! […]

HERDSA/ACEN Rekindled Driving Outcome...

Tuesday 26th September 2017, 9:30am –12:45pm Join us for registration and refreshments from 9.00am HERDSA Victoria Branch, ACEN and Monash University invite you to an event revisiting a selection of the 2017 HERDSA and ACEN conferences presentations. Keynote Presentation: Lisa Bolton, Research Manager QILT, Social Research Centre This session will include an overview of the […]

Communicate to engage in WIL

  Our research has revealed that science students are interested in work-integrated learning (WIL), but we need to communicate more if we want them to actively engage. Here are three recommendations from staff who design and deliver WIL in science on how we can communicate better.   We interviewed staff who design, deliver and lead […]

Webinar: Creating sustainable WIL pro...

  Liz Johnson and Jo Elliott presented insights from recent research on student engagement from the Successful WIL in Science project and discussed experiences in creating effective WIL leadership, in a recent webinar.   Click to view the ‘Creating Sustainable WIL programs with WIL in Science’ webinar recording and slides.   The webinar was presented […]

2017 ACDS Teaching & Learning Con...

Deans and Associate Deans Learning & Teaching, and other Faculty learning and teaching leaders came together at Monash University in Melbourne’s CBD on 17 and 18 July 2017.  Many thanks to all the presenters, the participants, and in particular the conference organisers: Tina Overton, Chris Thompson and Cristina Varsavsky, for an inspiring and thought provoking meeting. Opening […]

CLIPS: Communication Learning in Prac...

The University of Queensland has recently released a new resource site (CLIPS) for science students to support development of communication skills. Effective communication is one of the threshold learning outcomes for Australian science degrees. The CLIPS site provides science educators with prepared modules and support for students and is an open access resource. The CLIPS […]

Symposium on stylus enabled cloud-bas...

Symposium on stylus enabled cloud-based learning and teaching in STEM

The potential for technology in Tertiary Education is vast and ever changing. With the advent of stylus enabled technology there is huge potential to teach differently and with more impact in the Tertiary sector. Hear from academics, researchers and experts on how digital thinking is transforming the education sector at this symposium presented in collaboration […]

Publication of the WIL in Science: Le...

The WIL in Science: Leadership for WIL Final project report 2015 – 2016 is now published, and can also be found on the Office of the Chief Scientist website. The WIL in Science: Leadership for WIL project has established a national network of science WIL leaders, created a national conversation among science faculties and schools about WIL […]

Case Studies of Successful WIL

The WIL in Science project has released its Case Studies of Successful WIL. These case studies come from the WIL Lighthouse projects from six Australian universities. The Lighthouse projects illustrate action to grow WIL at different stages of development of Faculty WIL programs. These case studies include descriptions of the projects, tips on what worked best and […]

ACSME 2017: program now available!

View the detailed program and discipline day abstracts and sessions. The Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (ACSME) will be held on Wednesday 27 September and Thursday 28 September 2017 at Monash University in Clayton, Melbourne, Australia. The Discipline day will be held on Friday 29 September 2017, also at Monash University Clayton Campus The […]