Mark one box only

International readers will find themselves happily distant from the¬†ridiculousness of same sex marriage postal vote here in Australia. At my university, Academic Senate issued a carefully worded statement: The Academic Senate respects the diversity of opinions in relation to the issue of marriage equality. The Academic Senate encourages and advocates respectful debate around the issue … Continue reading Mark one box only

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Enabling dissent

Last week I attended the annual Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) conference. I really appreciated the sustained and vibrant¬† participation by students across the conference. Over three days I attended sessions on peer review, teaching induction, research-informed teaching and quality curriculum; collected a wealth of resources and ideas; planned research with … Continue reading Enabling dissent