06 avril 2016

Enhancing Academic Workload Management

LH Martin InstituteIn Australia, increasing workloads — driven by larger classes, demands for demonstrable research productivity, occupational stress, increased numbers of female part-time academic staff and a desire for improved work/life balance — have seen workload management become a key industrial and management issue. More...

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Effectively Handling Allegations and Investigations of Research Misconduct

LH Martin InstituteThe increase in the number of researchers, growing pressure to publish, and the competition for research funding over the past decade, has put pressure on the academic research community. More...

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Institutional Governance in Tertiary Education

LH Martin InstituteThis online subject provides students with an overview of the key elements of effective institutional governance in tertiary education. Including:

  • The legal basis of the institution and its charter or mission;
  • Roles and responsibilities of governing bodies and executive officers;
  • Defining mission, setting strategy, developing policy;
  • Managing stakeholder relations;
  • Delegations, decision making and committee processes;
  • Systems for ensuring legal compliance, financial control and risk identification;
  • Types of risk such as strategic, financial, compliance, operational, reputational;
  • Performance information and accountability reporting. More...

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Research Evaluation

LH Martin InstituteThis subject provides an overview of research evaluation and its place in science policy, and gives participants knowledge and insight in areas such as

  • The function of evaluation in science and the ways in which scientists, scientific processes and results are subject to evaluation
  • The institutional context of research evaluation in science policy and its function in governing
  • The science system organisationally, nationally and internationally
  • The type of evaluations that exist on different levels (project, program, institutional evaluations and rankings) as well as the tools used in evaluations (peer review and metrics)
  • The social and organisational impacts of evaluation on the science system
  • The ways in which evaluation can be studied scientifically
  • Various approaches to evaluation research. More...

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Institutional Research in Tertiary Education

LH Martin InstituteThis subject provides an overview of key elements of institutional research in tertiary education, to provide participants with knowledge and insights in areas such as:

  • the foundations of institutional research: its history, emergence as a profession, contexts of application, and the role it plays in institutional governance and management
  • international developments, concepts and approaches: the emergence of benchmarks and rankings and the use of institutional classifications
  • analytic resources: common tools, techniques and technologies
  • common domains of analysis: student enrolments, progression and completion, programs of study, research activity, workforce planning. More...

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Maintaining Quality within Institutions

LH Martin InstituteMaintaining Quality within Institutions focuses on how people undertake, define, measure, monitor and improve quality and quality assurance processes and procedures within tertiary education. Tertiary education institutions are under mounting pressure to demonstrate their quality as a measure of social and financial accountability to students, the public and the government. More...

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Science, Technology and Innovation Policy

LH Martin InstituteThis subject provides those working with funding and the governance of research and innovation with knowledge and insights in areas such a as:

  • Structured overview of STI policy (theory and practice);
  • Review of the state of the art in tools and methods for funding STI capacity building;
  • Structured forum for policy learning and exchange of ideas. More...

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Leading and Managing Research

LH Martin InstituteThis subject provides an overview of key elements of research leadership and management in an institutional setting, to provide participants with knowledge and insights in areas such as:

  • public policy settings and funding frameworks for research institutions
  • commercial, community and philanthropic engagement (clients, partners, sponsors)
  • institutional policies and strategies (internal systems to support research programs and research training, resourcing, ethics and reporting, publications, intellectual property)
  • managing researchers and research projects (making plans, setting priorities and managing the needs and expectations of different stakeholders). More...

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External Quality Assurance

LH Martin InstituteThis subject covers key elements of international approaches to QA in tertiary education. These include:

  • QA for higher education
  • External QA roles and responsibilities
  • Networks of external QA agencies
  • Standards applied by external QA agencies
  • Emerging challenges for external QA agencies. More...

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Managing Tertiary Education Teaching and Learning

LH Martin InstituteThis online subject provides students with an overview of the key elements of managing effective student learning in tertiary education, including areas such as:

  • International trends in mass-scale, cross-border and on-line tertiary education;
  • New market entrants and new business models in the provision of tertiary study;
  • Introducing new information and communication technologies to teaching and learning;
  • Designing and assessing student learning;
  • Managing student expectations;
  • Assessing and improving teaching quality;
  • Internationalising the curriculum. More...

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