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  • International Federation of National Teaching Fellows (IFNTF) World Summit

    13th January 2017

    Event news

    UPDATE 13th January 2017:  Due to requests the International Federation of National Teaching Fellows World Summit have extended the deadline for abstracts to January 31, 2017.

     

    Papers can be theoretical, conceptual, and or empirical. Papers should be related to the key theme of the conference and the key task areas: Learning Gain/ Impact, High Impact Pedagogies and Student Engagement, What constitutes quality within the Disciplines, A special issue of the Higher Education Pedagogies Journal will feature selected papers from the conference.

    Please send your abstract submission to Kirsten Hardie and Carol Evans at khardie@aub.ac.uk and c.a.evans@soton.ac.uk by January 31st, 2017 for consideration using the template online.

    Abstracts should be approximately 250 words in length excluding references.

    If you have submitted an abstract already, you should receive confirmation by 17 January at the latest. If you are submitting for the 31 January. Confirmation will be sent by 3 February at the latest. Preferential room rates are available at the Radisson Blu at £129 per night including breakfast if you quote IFNTF ­ but you need to book asap for these rates. Information on other accommodation options is available on the website.

    The registration form for the conference is attached and also available online. Please send to rapcom@soton.ac.uk

    Payment methods are outlined on the website at http://www.ifntf.org/worldsummit

    Any questions, please email Carol at rapcom@soton.ac.uk

     

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  • Fellowship Pins and congratulations

    11th January 2017

    ALTF news

    The impact that each Australian Learning and Teaching Fellow makes to improving our students’ learning and higher education experiences is greatly valued. Our Australian Learning and Teaching Fellowship lapel pins are a symbol of this and formally presenting them gives us, our university colleagues and others opportunities to show their appreciation.

    The 2016 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning ceremonies held across Australia in recent months provided opportunities to present Australian Learning and Teaching Fellowship lapel pins to a number of our fellows.

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  • ALT Fellows on HECQN Plenery Panel 

    14th December 2016

    Fellow news

    At the recent TEQSA conference, ALT Fellows Angela Carbone, Nicolette Lee and Marina Harvey ran a brief set of presentations during the HECQ forum part of the conference. The session, held at the Park Royal Melbourne, was hosted by Julie Hare on the topic of The future of quality in HE and how do we prepare for it.  The panel talked about quality challenges in the higher education setting; the importance of staff development and critical issues in sessional staffing. Attendees were from across the country and included Vice Chancellors, L&T senior leaders, quality assurance and academic staff.