2016 HECQ Forum Presentations

Dr Trudy Ambler, Associate Dean, Quality and Standards, Faculty of Arts, Macquarie University, Dr Marina Harvey Invited Fellow, Queensland University of Technology and Dr Jayde Cahir, Project Officer, Macquarie University
Strengthening learning and teaching standards through the Spectrum Approach to Mentoring

Rebecca Awdry, PhD Candidate, The Institute of Governance, Policy and Analysis,  University of Canberra
Plagiarism: From paper to paper

Associate Professor Alan Bain, Director, Smart Learning and Dr Nick Drengenberg, Academic Secretary & Secretary, Academic Senate Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs, Charles Sturt University
Measurement Changes What is Being Measured: What Does This Mean for the Measurement of Quality and Productivity in Higher Ed?
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Professor Emilo Badoer,Discipline Leader, College of Science, Engineering and Health, RMIT University
A flipped classroom blended approach to the teaching of pharmacology – A student-centred approach

Dr Elizabeth Beckmann, Co-Chair, ANU Educational Fellowship Scheme Committee, Staff Education (Teaching and Learning), ANU Centre for Higher Education, Learning and Teaching, Australian National University
Quality-assured professional recognition for university educators in Australia

Dr Sara Booth, Director of Policy and Research, Council of Private Higher Education and Professor Jane Fernandez, Vice-President, Quality and Strategy,
Avondale College
Benchmarking initial first year student experience and retention across 33 private providers

Dr Sara Booth, Strategic Advisor Quality – External, University of Tasmaniaand Jacqui Elson-Green, Convenor Higher Education Compliance and Quality Network, Higher Ed Services
Collaborating to support the sector

Associate Professor Angela Carbone, Director Education Excellence, Monash University, Dr Marina Harvey, Invited Fellow, Queensland University of Technology and Professor Nicolette Lee, Executive Director Educational Partnerships and Quality, La Trobe University
Hosted by Julie Hare, Higher Education Editor, The Australian
The future of quality in higher education – what will it look like and how do we prepare for it?

Sajan Cyril, Lecturer of Accounting and Dr Hardik Vachharajani, Lecturer of Business, Australian Institute of Higher Education
Implications of work on academic performance :a case study of international students in a private tertiary institution

Dr Zachariah Duke, Academic Assistant to the Dean of Studies, The Broken Bay Institute
Quality assurance in unit design and delivery with sessional academic staff

Professor Jane Fernandez, Vice-President, Quality and Strategy, Avondale College, Rev Assoc ProfessorDenise Austin, Director Accreditation and Standardsand Dr David Perry, Chief Academic Officer, Alphacrucis College
Capacity-building for self-accrediting authority: A collaborative HEPP-QN model

Laura Fleming, Lecturer/Academic Progress Coordinator, Faculty of Higher Education, William Angliss Institute
Approaches to promoting academic integrity in diverse student cultures in the William Angliss Institute Faculty of Higher Education

Associate Professor Mark Freeman, Director, Accreditation, The University of Sydney Business School, University of Sydney and Professor Phillip Hancock Associate Dean Teaching and Learning,UWA Business School University of Western Australia
Achievement Matters: External Peer Review of Accounting Learning Standards

Dr Marina Harvey, Invited Fellow, Queensland University of Technology
Assuring sessional teaching quality through benchmarking with the BLASST national standards

Professor Amanda Henderson, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University
A collaborative governance framework to maximize the benefits of work-based learning
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Professor Sandra Jones, Director of the Centre for Business Education Research, School of Management, RMIT University
Benchmarking Distributed Leadership

Dr Jo-Anne Kelder, Lecturer, Learning and Teaching Quality Faculty of Health and Dr Andrea Carr
Head, Student Learning, University of Tasmania
Embedding evaluation and research into teaching practice, curriculum design and delivery
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Rosie Nash, Project Officer, Faculty of Health, University of Tasmania
Developing an assurance of learning wish list

Dr Steve Mackay, Foundation Dean of Engineering, Engineering Institute of Technology
In search of excellence in academic integrity with proctoring

Valerie Morey, Academic Professional Fellow, School of Education, Curtin University
Focus on feedback: case study

Professor Stephen Naylor , Chair, Academic Board, James Cook University
Approaches to promoting academic integrity in diverse student cultures

Jessica Oliver, Lecturer of Business and Dr Hardik Vachharajani,  Lecturer of Business, Australian Institute of Higher Education
Encouraging participation through blended learning design

Sue Owen, Director Excellence and Engagement, Monash University Library and Kaye Lasserre, Manager, Quality and Planning, Monash University Library, Monash University
Standards guide TEQSA-compliant library services across Monash University: a case study
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Professor Josua Pienaar , Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning and Teaching and Nadine Adams Snr lecturer (Academic Professional Development) CQUniversity
The good, the bad and the ugly of learning outcomes

Professor Prem Ramburuth, President, Academic Board, UNSW and Professor Geoff Crisp Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education), UNSW
Ensuring compliance and standards in international collaborations and partnerships

Neil Robinson, Chair, Digital Student Data Project, Deputy Head, University Services and Registrar, The University of Melbourne
Combatting Credential Fraud: An update on The Digital Student Data Project

Dr Ann Rogerson, Snr Lecturer, Faculty of Business, University of Wollongong
Being AWARE about academic integrity: A framework to promote discussion, identification and recall

Dr Lesley T Sefcik, Lecturer and Academic Integrity Advisor, Curtin University
Addressing the challenge of managing a compulsory Academic Integrity Program (AIP) at a large university

Stuart Schonell, Snr Teaching Fellow, Tasmanian School of Business and Economics and Dr Stuart Crispin, Associate Dean Learning and Teaching, Tasmanian School of Business and Economics, University of Tasmania
A forced collaboration approach to quality assurance

Emeritus Professor Geoff Scott, University of Western Sydney
Assuring achievement standards and the quality of assessment in higher education – ‘seeing the forest for the trees’  

Associate Professor Mahsood Shah, Deputy Dean Learning and Teaching, School of Business and Law, CQUniversity
Assessing TEQSA's Risk and Regulatory Approach: Perception of Stakeholders

Ms Jan Sullivan , Manager, Academic Quality and Policy, Academic Quality and Standards Unit, Dr Margaret Wallace, Associate Professor – Curriculum; Learning, Teaching and Curriculum, Dr Ruth Walker, Senior Lecturer Learning Development, Dr Simon Bedford, Senior Lecturer Assessment and Feedback, Learning, Teaching and Curriculum, University of Wollongong
Preparing for re-registration under the new threshold standards (HESF) – a University of Wollongong outlook

Associate Professor Wendy Sutherland-Smith, School of Psychology, Deakin University
The causes of contract cheating and how to address it: what do student advocates think?

Dr Helen Tane, Discipline Leader, Oral Health Therapy, School of Dentistry and Health Sciences
Charles Sturt University
An alternative approach to the education of dental practitioners

Professor Pauline Taylor-Guy, Director ACER Institute, Australian Council for Educational Research
Addressing and Implementing strategies for TEQSA compliance against the new Higher Education Standards Framework

Dr Spero P Tsindos, Lecturer, Professional Learning and Teaching , Deakin Learning Futures, Deakin University
Transitioning from VET competencies to higher education learning outcomes in complementary medicine

Associate Professor Thea van de Mortel, Deputy Head of School (Learning and Teaching), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University
The implementation of Program Quality (PROQUAL) panels to drive quality in learning and teaching

Professor Sally Varnham, Professor of Law, University of Technology, Sydney
Creating a national framework for student partnership in university decision-making and governance

Professor Justin Walls, Deputy Dean Learning and Teaching, Faculty of Health, University of Tasmania
A method and a metric: measuring the relationship between cost and revenue as a trigger for quality improvement

Dr Ruth Walker, Snr Lecturer Learning, Teaching and Curriculum, University of Wollongong, Dr Bronwyn James, Head of Academic Enrichment, The University of Sydney, Dr Judith Gullifer, Associate Dean Academic, School of Psychology, Charles Sturt University and Simon, Senior Lecturer, School of Design, Communication, and Information Technology, University of Newcastle
Academic integrity in action: discipline-specific approaches to promoting academic integrity and minimizing the risk of academic misconduct

Dr Noelene Weatherby-Fell, Coordinator, Master of Teaching Programs, University of Wollongong
Resilience in higher education: Exemplars of practice

Associate Professor Gail Wilson, Director, Centre for Learning and Teaching, Southern Cross University
Professional Learning for Course Quality
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Professor Hilary Winchester, Executive Director, Hilary Winchester Pty Ltd and Professor Josua Pienaar, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning and Teaching, CQUniversity
Going green: improving student satisfaction through collaboration