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Transformations in Tertiary Education

The Scholarship of Engagement at RMIT University

Editors: Tynan, B., McLaughlin, T., Chester, A., Hall-Van den Elsen, C., Kennedy, B. (Eds.)

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This book presents a collection of papers from RMIT’s annual learning and teaching conference, Transformations in Tertiary Education: The Scholarship of Engagement at RMIT. It discusses innovative curricula and assessments, examines transformative student experiences and showcases examples of curricular and extra-curricular activities to promote and develop intercultural awareness and competence. 
The book showcases high-quality, innovative papers on promising new directions in tertiary education, representing the breadth and depth of teaching and learning at a leading global Australian university. Authors from Australian and offshore campuses address compelling questions related to curricula, technology, and assessment. Further, they employ a variety of methodological approaches to illustrate 21st century global perspectives on learning and teaching.
Readers will be introduced to the complex interrelationships between scholarship and practice, innovative learning design and learning outcomes, and the shifting scholarship roles of the university, the teacher and the learner. 


         

About the authors

Professor Belinda Tynan is the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education) at RMIT University, where she is responsible for the quality and overall design of academic programs, student administration and services, academic performance (including promotion); updating of teaching pedagogy, delivery mechanisms and learning resources; and student access and equity. Her research interest is chiefly in the field of online and digital education with a keen focus on ‘openness’, staff workload and more recently learning analytics. 
Tricia McLaughlin is a nationally recognized scholar in the area of lifelong learning and pathways. She has extensive experience in the development of lifelong learning principles and their application in workplaces, educational settings and schools. The primary focus of her work is on learning and teaching models; and the evaluation of impact, particularly in STEM teaching. 
Professor Andrea Chester is currently Dean of the School of Education at RMIT University. An accomplished senior academic and executive with 20+ years’ experience in tertiary education, Andrea has led learning and teaching innovation at local and national levels. She has particular expertise in the development of partnerships to enhance learning, with experience in co-design and mentoring models. Andrea is a member of the Australian Council of Deans of Education and has been recognized nationally for her teaching excellence. 
Dr Cathy Hall-van den Elsen has extensive experience in tertiary learning and teaching.The primary focus of her work has been on developing models and professional development for transnational learning and teaching, and addressing the challenges and opportunities for academic and teaching staff moving from traditional classrooms to ‘new generation’ learning spaces. Cathy’s most recent project was the leadership of RMIT University’s 2018 learning and teaching conference, Transformations in Tertiary Education.
Dr Belinda Kennedy is an academic at the School of Education and the College of Science, Engineering and Health at RMIT University. Belinda has broad experience in STEM disciplines, in particular science, and has initiated a number of STEM learning approaches for on-campus and off-campus programs for students at all year levels. 

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Engaging for Belonging

    Pages 3-9

    Murray, Gabrielle (et al.)

  • Partnerships for Learning and Belonging in Tertiary Education: A Social Capital Analysis

    Pages 11-26

    Chester, Andrea (et al.)

  • Developing the Resilient Learner: A Resilience Framework for Universities

    Pages 27-42

    Holdsworth, Sarah (et al.)

  • Enhancing Diversity and Inclusion Through Students’ Transformative Experiences in Prison

    Pages 43-53

    Martinovic, Marietta (et al.)

  • Embedding Academic Literacies for Belonging in First Year Criminology

    Pages 55-69

    Ryan, Juliana (et al.)

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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $119.99
price for USA in USD
Softcover $84.99
price for USA in USD
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Transformations in Tertiary Education
Book Subtitle
The Scholarship of Engagement at RMIT University
Editors
  • Belinda Tynan
  • Tricia McLaughlin
  • Andrea Chester
  • Catherine Hall-Van den Elsen
  • Belinda Kennedy
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-9957-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-9957-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-9956-5
Softcover ISBN
978-981-13-9959-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 232
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 11 illustrations in colour
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