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University of Newcastle improving student experience???

A number of decisions and actions by the University of Newcastle (UON) leadership over the 12 months or so, have left me disillusioned and angry. I’m sick of their rhetoric that they are making changes to improve the experience of students, I cannot support some of their decisions, and I am angry when they have shown little empathy and compassion. Continue reading

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Don’t call me doctor!

In a recent article I wrote with some colleagues on engaging Aboriginal fathers, two of us (Chris and me) were called Dr and our colleague (Craig) wasn’t. What message does this give? I suspect the differentiation gives the two of … Continue reading

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A welcome slide for Collaborate Ultra

The University of Newcastle uses Blackboard Learn as a learning management system. One of the features I rely on is Collaborate Ultra which provides a chat room (including video, audio and sharing screens). I thought I’d provide a slide I … Continue reading

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