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Offered early in each semester, this conference-style Saturday program of presentations, workshops and keynote guest address provides sessional teaching staff with professional development in teaching and learning.

All new and returning sessional staff with an appointment in the semester are eligible to be paid (7 hours) for attendance at Sessional Development Day.

Sessional Development Days are an initiative of the Centre for Support and Advancement of Learning and Teaching (C-SALT).

For information about other professional learning opportunities for sessional staff email AcademicDevelopment@usc.edu.au.

Semester 2
Date: Saturday 13 August, 9am-3pm
For registration, please complete online form.

The program will be available shortly on MyUSC.

Sessional staff with an appointment for Sem 2, 2016 are invited to participate in this all-day professional learning event. Payment for attendance is 7 hours at OA/1.

For more information email csalt@usc.edu.au

Semester 1
Theme: Engaging students across places and spaces 
2015: Semester 2
Theme: Critical Thinking
2015: Semester 1
Theme: Student Voice

For more information email AcademicDevelopment@usc.edu.au

2014: Semester 2
Theme: Engagement Practices: Practicing Engagement

Presentations from this event are available on the Blackboard (USC staff login required).

2014: Semester 1
Theme: When do Spaces become Places of Learning?

Presentations from this event are available on the Blackboard (USC staff login required).

2013: Semester 2
Theme: Coming to grips with oral assessment

Keynote speaker: Gordon Joughin, Acting Director, TEDI, University of Queensland

Presentations from this event are available on the Blackboard (USC staff login required).

2013: Semester 1
Theme: Collaborative learning: making groupwork work

Included a Australian Council of Deans of ICT (ACDICT) sponsored workshop ‘Improving Teaching Practice’ for Science, Engineering and ICT sessionals.

Presentations from this event are available on the Blackboard (USC staff login required) 

2012: Semester 2
Theme: Inclusive Teaching – Engaging all Learners

Keynote: Enriching Learning and Teaching Through Diversity - Associate Professor Carol Dalglish, QUT.

Presentations from this event are available on the Blackboard (USC staff login required).

2012: Semester 1
Theme: Conversations about assessment

Keynote: Assessing students for longer-term learning: where should we devote our energies? - David Boud, University of Technology.

Presentations from this event are available from the Blackboard (staff login required).

2011 Sessional Development Day

Keynote: Transition Pedagogy: Designing for Student Engagement in First Year - Professor Sally Kift, ALTC Senior Fellow, ALTC Discipline Scholar Law

Presentations from this event are available on the Blackboard (staff login required).

2010 Sessional Development Day

Keynote: Considerations for Curriculum Design Workshop facilitated by Dr Duncan Nulty, Griffith University

Presentations from this event are available on the Blackboard (staff login required).

2009 Sessional Development Event

Presentations from this 2 day event are available on the Blackboard (staff login required).

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