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End of year event (December 8, 2022)

Key details Event description The HERDSA NSW Branch will be holding its end-of-year social event in hybrid mode: in person at the University of Sydney (on the Darlington Campus) and online (using Zoom). Please register your interest to attend in person or online. In-person option A hub is being organised at the University of Sydney […]

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“You can never bathe in the same river twice” (Heraclitus): Pedagogies of humility, agility and relationality, and a little river magic, to support Indigenous higher education (September 1, 2022)

Key details Resources The following resources were made available after the session: 1. Slides (as a PDF file) ↗ 2. Video-recording: Event description This webinar will share some of my more affective experiences of human connection through on-campus, on-country and online cultural mentoring to support Indigenous Australian cultural competence. I will speak from my reflections […]

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Education-focussed academics: The changing face of academia (August 4, 2022)

Key details Resources The following video-recording was made available after the session: Description There have always been discipline-based academics whose passion has been education rather than research. The contribution and commitment of these faculty members, while often valued within their own departments, has largely gone unrecognised at an institutional level in the absence of clear […]

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Yarning our practice (May 25, 2022)

Key details Resources The following video-recording was made available after the session: Description This will be an interactive, free-form activity that will include the cultural significance of yarning, and provide an introduction to some skills in yarning. During the session, you will engage in yarning, and reflect on this as a way of learning about […]

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Introduction to the scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL) modules (October 13, 2022)

Key details Resources The following resources were made available after the session: 1. Slides (as a PDF file) ↗ 2. Video-recording: Event description This webinar will introduce participants to the valuable HERDSA Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) online learning modules. The modules introduce new scholars to the role and value of SoTL in an […]

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Active learning in higher education (April 19, 2022)

Key details Tuesday, April 19, 2022 6 – 7 p.m. (AEST) Free Online (Zoom session ↗) Two presentations Dr. Anke Hoeppner-Ryan and Associate Professor Eliza Wu Description Active learning in higher education: (1) Engaging students in authentic project-based learning to facilitate the development of graduate attributes in the context of professional preparation, and (2) Sharing […]

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Branch officially launched

The NSW Branch of HERDSA has been launched in an online event bringing together members of the higher education community within and beyond NSW. The one-hour event, held on Zoom, gave participants the chance to find out more about the Branch and its establishment, as well as meet new colleagues from different higher education institutions. […]