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Mary O’Kane

Professor Mary O’Kane Chair of the Accord Review Panel joins the HEDx podcast for a second time through an interview with research partner HERDSA at a keynote plenary panel session at their annual conference in Brisbane last week. In an interview by co-hosts Martin Betts and Christy Collis from the HERDSA Executive, Mary outlines her thoughts about submissions received, where her report is up to, what the key issues are that it addresses and what the process will be for the sector to engage with it after its release. Fascinating insights traversing equity, diversification, collaboration, lifelong learning and VET/HE integration at this critical point in time for the biggest review of the sector in a generation.

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Manuela Francheschini and Sherman Young

Professor Sherman Young DVC at RMIT joins pedagogical evangelist Manuela Francheschini from Adobe to discuss digital adeptness and fluency. As technology moves so fast, the big questions appear to be posed by students and staff becoming unsure of what the boundaries and rules are anymore as we all seek new paradigms with new technology. What will learning look like as we all become cyborgs?

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