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The conference is highly participative and workshops/discussions are arranged around three parallel sessions:

Parallel Workshops 1

Saturday 30th November
9.30-10.30 am

Teacher Professionalism
Andrew Higgins

Performance Based Research and the Changes to Academic Practice
Tony Harland

There is More to Conversation than Meets the Eye: Implications for Professional Development
Neil Haigh

Teaching International and NESB Students: Challenging Beliefs and Identifying Misconceptions
Irina Elgort

Reflecting on Practice: Teaching Good Management Skills
John Farnsworth and Virginia Phillips

Parallel Workshops 2

Saturday 30th November
1.30-2.30 pm

How to Encourage Teaching Innovators
Peter November

Learning Technologists as ‘new professionals’
Jenny McDonald

Bridging Educators: Breaking the Mould
David Coltman

Qualitative Researchers: Guests in the Private Spaces in the World
Kay Fielden

Bottom-up Teaching: Learning Strategies of International Students
Sue Heap

Parallel Workshops 3

Sunday 1st December
9.30-10.30 am

The Zone of Academic Development
Stanley Frielick

Tutor Transitions to Problem-based learning
Rachel Spronken-Smith

Is e-Learning Development Amenable to Process Driven Improvement?
Stephen Marshall

Chinese Talk: Challenging the Confucian Cultural Paradigm through Inclusive Learning and the Academic Peer Tutoring Model
Craig Selby

Forming a Research Community
Kay Fielden

Who to Contact


Tony Harland, University of Otago


Stanley Frielick, University of Auckland


Kathryn Sutherland, University of Victoria


Conference Administrator

Jillian Tourelle, University of Otago

Conference Timetable

Saturday 30th November
9.00 to 9.30 Coffee and Welcome
9.30 to 10.30 Parallel Workshops
11.00 to 12.00 Host Groups
1.30 to 2.30 Parallel Workshops
3.00 to 4.00 Host Groups

Conference dinner

Sunday 1st December
9.30 to 10.30 Parallel Workshops
11.00 to 12.00 Host Groups
1.30 to 2.30 PLENARY Future directions for TERNZ