In early July, on the banks of the Brisbane River, over 500 higher education scholars from around the world gathered to share research and wisdom about how best to support our students’ education at the Higher Education Research & Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) conference. World-renowned researchers mixed with first time presenters and PhD students.Continue reading “Passionate Higher Education Researchers gather at HERDSA 2023”
A BCD design pattern is mapped to universal design for learning principles to demonstrate that good education design is often naturally inclusive.
Supporting educators to develop skills in online teaching, to use a planning term, is a wicked problem. Academics and educational developers alike know that the solution is not to put on a generic workshop and hope for the best. Newly released Developing Online Teaching in Higher Education (Forbes & Walker, 2022) gathers together tested ideasContinue reading “Developing Online Teaching in Higher Education – Book Review”
The audience reacted immediately, a huge collective gasp of horror. What could have provoked such a visceral response? This is what the presenter said: So I asked the academic what the problem was with mapping the assessment to the learning outcomes. And the academic replied, “Oh, I really only see learning outcomes as advisory…” TheContinue reading “Together again – ASCILITE 2022”