Preparing Educators for Blended Pedagogies
Professor Denise Kirkpatrick – Deputy Vice Chancellor & Vice President (Academic), Western Sydney University
(Published on 25 July 2017 | Running Time: 22:36)
Denise Kirkpatrick highlights how universities need to think about the skills needed for the 21st century learner that impacts the world of work, communities and industries. She speaks about how technology is critical in the entire student experience and how that challenges educators in ensuring that the physical campus experience is worthwhile and a value-add.
We probe how these pedagogical changes impact staff and academia and what initiatives are in place to support them, WSU’s Curriculum Transformation Project, if the four-year degree dead, and the role of micro-credentialing in universities.
This interview was filmed at the Digital Campus and Blended Learning Innovation’ Conference 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.