Opportunities and challenges: Disaggregation and academic development practice and identities

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Thu, 7 Jun 2018
8:00am to 9:30am
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Dunwoody A
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This paper reports on academic developers’ perceptions of opportunities and challenges in the application of disaggregated learning to academic development. Survey and interview data was collected from academic developers in a network of 7 Australian Higher Education institutions who participated in a nationally funded project in 2016/17. Project participant’s activities stimulated discussions about the nature and scope of resource sharing for qualifications across institutions, and through this, the nature of contemporary academic development practice. Analysis of data identifies challenges and opportunities for academic development practice embedded in the concept of disaggregation, particularly in relation to organisational context, identity and power.


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