Southern Cross University Festival of Teaching Symposium

Contact person info
Name of contact person: 
Gail Wilson; Sally Ashton-Hay
Email of contact person: 
sally.ashton-hay@scu.edu.au
Who are your partners?: 
Faculty staff
Educational development staff
What is the rationale for this practice?: 
Perceived need by ALL staff
Perceived need by faculty staff
Supports university obligations/initiatives
Social Inclusion initiatives
What support exists for this practice? (Institutional or other): 
University strategic/operational plan
Departmental strategic/operational plan
Teaching/learning management plan
Faculty support
What restrictions are there on this practice? (Institutional or other): 
Staffing
If you have evaluated this practice, please select evaluation type(s): 
Usage numbers
Feedback from staff and executive
What are the strengths of this practice?: 

Sharing collegial practice in teaching and learning across disciplines and curriculum; keynote guest speaker

What are the weaknesses?: 

Timing and availability to all staff

What improvements (if any) would you like to make?: 

Expanding to a larger conference in the future

What approaches/theories of language and/or learning underpin this practice?: 

Community of practice; sharing various discipline approaches and curriculum initiatives in teaching and learning; best practices in teaching and learning across the university; sharing scholarship of teaching across disciplines; awareness of other research and projects in the university

Other publications/products arising from this practice? (Not already included in previous question): 

Presentation to faculty/university

Online resources

ALL Publication