Leading engineering learning and teaching in Australia

Bullen, Frank and Gibbings, Peter and Brodie, Lyn (2010) Leading engineering learning and teaching in Australia. In: FIE 2010: Celebrating 40 Years of Innovation , 27-30 Oct 2010, Washington, DC. United States.

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Abstract

The drive for improved leadership in learning in teaching in the Australian tertiary sector is well established with the establishment of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and the funding of the Leadership for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Program by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC). A core feature of TEQSA is to ensure that the predicted increased participation in tertiary education is accompanied by an improved quality of university teaching and learning. The major outcome of the ALTC program is to enhance the quality of learning and teaching through better leadership capacity. The Federal Government has set aside $57 million to have TEQSA be fully operational by 2013 and the ALTC has invested many millions into projects on leadership in learning and teaching. This paper explores the role of the associate dean- learning and teaching as a pivotal point to improve leadership, in the context of engineering education.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher's copyright restrictions. ©2010 IEEE.
Depositing User: Ms Lyn Brodie
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - No Department
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2011 02:12
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:05
Uncontrolled Keywords: engineering; leadership; Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching); standards
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
09 Engineering > 0999 Other Engineering > 099999 Engineering not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1109/FIE.2010.5673342
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/8934

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