Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA 2012)

Venue: Hotel Grand Chancellor

Location: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Event Date/Time: Jul 02, 2012 End Date/Time: Jul 05, 2012
Early Registration Date: May 07, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 20, 2012
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Membership is open to anybody interested in the promotion and enhancement of teaching, learning and academic practice in tertiary and higher education.

The 2012 conference is the 35th annual conference in the Society's prestigious series. It will be proudly hosted by the University of Tasmania and will attract delegates from Australasia and around the world.

The main theme for the 2012 HERDSA International Conference is Connections in Higher Education. Conference delegates will explore the policies, research, leadership and student outcomes we should be pursuing in higher education world-wide to establish and sustain our connections with the entire sector. The conference will focus on the following sub-themes:

•Creating and sustaining peer connections
•Establishing community connections
•Enriching interdisciplinary connections
•Connections for student success
•Connecting with research

The conference will be of relevance to leaders, policy makers, academics, teachers, researchers, tertiary institution managers, support staff and students in the higher education sector and in government. The 2012 HERDSA conference is expected to attract 350 - 400 delegates from Australia and overseas.