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dc.contributor.authorDobozy, Eva
dc.identifier.citationDobozy, Eva. 2012. Learning in higher education symposia: A new professional development model for university educators. Issues in Educational Research. 22 (3): pp. 228-245.

This report presents the findings of a case study of a novel professional development practice model for academic university staff developed by the Learning in Higher Education (LiHE) association. It describes the implementation of a social constructivist approach to professional development, characterised by various, structured collaborative activities, and possible levels of participation. The findings expand current understandings of new professional development initiatives for university educators that aim to move beyond the classical conference model. Specifically, this study documents the expectations and experiences of participants of the first Australian LiHE symposium. It explores in detail participant awareness of and reactions to the constructivist nature of this new professional development model.

dc.publisherWestern Australian Institute for Educational Research Inc
dc.titleLearning in higher education symposia: A new professional development model for university educators
dc.typeJournal Article
dcterms.source.titleIssues in Educational Research

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