|Date – Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 15:30 – 20:00|
|Venue – SRHE, 73 Collier Street, London N1 9BE|
|Network – SRHE Events|
|The Society for Research into Higher Education would like to invite you to attend this event, marking the publication of “Handbook of Quality Assurance for University Teaching” edited by Professors Roger Ellis and Elaine Hogard.
About this title
The book initially identifies some of the key issues surrounding the topic, such as the evidence-based identification of teaching quality; the training of university lecturers and faculty; external and internal quality assurance; the tension between professional autonomy and governmental regulation; and the involvement of students in developing quality. It then moves on to present ideas and initiatives to address these problems, tackling the subject through four sections:
Full of practical advice, Handbook of Quality Assurance for University Teaching is an invaluable and unique resource for Faculty, Subject Leaders, University Administrators and Quality Assessors.
15:30 – 16:00 Registration with refreshments
16:00 – 18:00 Presentations from chapter contributors (TBC) followed by discussion chaired by Professors Ellis and Hogard.
18:00 – 20:00 Drinks and canape reception, sponsored by the Society for Research into Higher Education and Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
This is event is free to attend.
For more information on this title please visit the Routledge website.https://www.routledge.com/Handbook-of-Quality-Assurance-for-University-Teaching/Ellis-Hogard/p/book/9781138733800
3 September 2018
Working Together Project Seminar
Australian universities and public libraries facilitating student success in regional + remote communities
Working Together was a research project funded by the Australian Government’s Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program.
The project aimed to investigate the question: How can Australian universities and public libraries work together to provide highly accessible, relevant and sustainable and learning support to meet the needs of low socio-economic higher education students living in regional and remote communities?
This free online seminar will provide the opportunity to learn about the project’s key findings including A Framework for Australian universities and public libraries supporting regional and remote students.
Thursday 13th September, 2018
Visit the project website and join the session via Zoom.
The project was undertaken in partnership by:
University of Southern Queensland
Southern Cross University
University of New England
University of the Sunshine Coast
This project was also undertaken in collaboration with the Australian Library and Information Association and National and State Libraries Australia.
Further information: https://workingtogether.usq.edu.au/working-together-seminar/
NTFs may well be interested in this “special issue of Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences (LATISS) titled “Contextualising student engagement: The case of recent reform in United Kingdom higher education”.”
It focuses on the “shift in policy and discourse in the post-Browne Review era, exploring institutional change and everyday experience, and reflecting on the power and limits of policies.”