2020 Partner Forum

Connectedness + Engagement = Retention

Monday, 10 and Tuesday, 11 February, 2020

Federation University, Mt Helen Campus, Ballarat

2 days packed full of networking and professional development opportunities for Federation University and partner staff.

Registrations now open - Register now

Monday 10 February

TimeProgram details Presenter/s
8.30am Registration
9.00am Welcome and housekeeping Professor Talal Yusaf

Pro Vice-Chancellor, International

9.10am Introduction to Federation University Australia Professor Helen Bartlett
Vice-Chancellor and President

Federation University

9.50am Keynote Speaker: Federation Student Retention and Success Operational Plan Associate Professor Nina Fotinatos, PVC (Teaching Quality and Innovation)
10.30am Morning tea
10.50am Concurrent sessions
 Program detailsPresenter/sProgram detailsPresenter/s
Session AAcademicSession BStudent Support
APA 7th, FedCite and a case study on modelling referencing to students. Clare Duffy, Talia Barrett and Jane Boag Enabling students for a successful start to university Michelle Briede
11.20am Move between sessions
11.30am Concurrent sessions
 Program detailsPresenter/sProgram detailsPresenter/s
Session CStudent SupportSession DStudent Engagement
Tell us what you really think: Using Library client feedback to monitor quality and improve service delivery Marion Slawson Student engagement – what to do to make them engaged Professor Kishor Sharma (ATMC)
12.00pm Lunch
1.00pm Concurrent sessions
 Program detailsPresenter/sProgram detailsPresenter/s
Session EAcademicSession FStudent Support
Helping students understand statistics Matthew MacCallum (MIT Sydney) Safer Campuses Jo van Son

Heather Marsh

Noni Clarkson

2.30pm Move between sessions
2.40pm Concurrent sessions    
 Program detailsPresenter/sProgram detailsPresenter/s
Session GStudent EngagementSession HAcademic
Federation Advantage and Federation Awards Jo van Son

Penny Corser-Hatten

Turnitin report interpretation and collecting evidence of academic misconduct Beverley Jones (MIT Sydney)
3.10pm Afternoon tea
3.30pm Concurrent sessions
 Program detailsPresenter/sProgram detailsPresenter/s
Session IAcademicSession JStudent Engagement
Academic integrity overview CLIPP An integrated approach to student engagement IIBIT
4.00pm Move between sessions
4.10pm Concurrent sessions
 Program details Presenter/s
QnA Panel: Engagement + Connectedness = Retention TBC
5.10pm Day end

6.00pm

Complimentary forum dinner: Albert Coates Complex, Building U

Mt Helen Campus. Must RSVP.

Tuesday 11 February

TimeProgram details
9am Registrations
9.00am Welcome / Housekeeping notesProfessor Talal Yusaf and Associate Professor Jason Giri
9.10am Keynote:

Connectedness + Engagement = Retention

Sally Kift

Professor Sally Kift is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA), a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law (FAAL), and President of the Australian Learning & Teaching Fellows (ALTF). She has held several university leadership positions, most recently Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at James Cook University. Sally is a national Teaching Award winner, a national Program Award winner and a national Senior Teaching Fellow on the First Year Experience. In 2010, she was appointed an Australian Discipline Scholar in Law. In 2017, Sally received an Australian University Career Achievement Award for her contribution to Australian higher education.

10.10am Morning tea
10.30am Concurrent sessions
 Program detailsPresenter/sProgram detailsPresenter/s
Session KAcademicSession LAcademic / Student Engagement
Student Centred Learning - Spark Module : Student Progress and Retention Knowledge Training -  a suite of  professional development training modules emphasising student progress, success and retention available for staff on campus and at partners. Amy Barnhouse Positive Peer Enhancement Kate Roberts (CLIPP)
11.00am Move between sessions
11.10am Concurrent sessions
 Program detailsPresenter/sProgram detailsPresenter/s
Session MAcademicSession NStudent Support
Turning HR theory into practice Russell Mason (TAFE Qld) Golden Key Kaitlin Taylor
11.40am Move between sessions    
11.50am Concurrent sessions
 Program detailsPresenter/sProgram detailsPresenter/s
Session OAcademicSession PAcademic / Student Engagement
Assignment Outsourcing CLIPP Connected classrooms of the future George Mioch and Ashish Kakaan
12.20pm Lunch
1.20pm Concurrent sessions
 Program detailsPresenter/sProgram detailsPresenter/s
Session QStudent SupportSession RAcademic
Outcomes of the intensive English program our automotive students from China participate in on arrival at Federation University Paula Allen Teaching in China: Rewards and Challenges Grant Meredith
1.50pm Move between sessions
2.00pm Concurrent sessions
 Program detailsPresenter/sProgram detailsPresenter/s
Session SAcademicSession TAcademic
Student Attrition Data Justin Gilbert Alternative teaching and learning strategies in the classroom Dr Helen Weadon
2.30pm Move between sessions
2.40pm Wrap up with afternoon tea – Professor Talal Yusaf

3.10pm

Optional end

 

3.15pm Session W – Optional Partner Training Sessions
 Campus Solutions Training ITS trainer and Vanessa Brady
4.00pm Session X - Optional Partner Training Sessions
  fdlGrades Training ITS trainer and Vanessa Brady
5.00pm Forum conclusion

Note: This program may be subject to change