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Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Practice-Based Education Summit 2013

Practice, Culture and Identity

10-11 April 2013, 5 Figtree Drive, Sydney Olympic Park

The 2013 PBE Summit explored the connections between professional practice and concepts of culture and identity. It examined the ways in which practice, culture and identity can inform future research and teaching directions for university-based professional education and workplace learning.

The Summit attracted 71 delegates from across Australia, New Zealand, Europe, The Philippines, India, Saudi Arabia and Canada.

The Summit's handbook, containing abstracts, can be downloaded here.

Session presentations can be accessed by clicking on the links in the program below.

Day 1: Wednesday 10 April 2013

Morning sessions

Housekeeping | Associate Professor Franziska Trede

Welcome to country | Elder Michael West

Welcome and opening address | Professor Garry Marchant, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Vice President (Academic), Charles Sturt University 

Keynote 1: Practice in the digital age: A primer on culture (video) (pdf)Professor Rainer Winter, Alpen-Adria University of Klagenfurt

Poster session 1:

  • Soul and leadership practice | Andrew Vann
  • Academic writing as professional practice | Stephen Loftus

Roundtable sessions:

  • Roundtable 1: Higher education and future practices | Catalyst: Professor Joy Higgs
  • Roundtable 2: Learning cultures in the workplace | Catalyst: Professor Nita Cherry 
  • Roundtable 3: Professional identity development | Catalyst: Dr Calvin Smith 

Parallel sessions:

Afternoon sessions

Parallel sessions:

Poster sessions 2:

  • Bridging the gap between 'real' and 'ideal' veterinary science practices through WPL assessment | Sarah Pollard-Williams
  • Enabling Rights Based Disability Support and Education | Elizabeth Moore

Parallel sessions:

Book launch | Professor David Boud

Day 2: Thursday 11 April 2013

Morning sessions

Keynote 2: Knowledge practices in professions: Emergent responsibilities and opportunities for learning (video) (pdf) | Professor Monika Nerland, University of Oslo

Parallel sessions:

Poster session 3:

  • Are we there yet? | Judy O'Connell
  • Effectiveness of Workplace Learning and Students' Engagements: Current Indian Practices | Dr Sudhir K Samantaray and Dr Saroj K Pattnaik

Keynote 3: Practising professional identity (video) (pdf) Professor Bill Green, Charles Sturt University

Parallel sessions:

Afternoon sessions

Parallel sessions:

Panel session Exploring the connections between professional practice and concepts of culture and identity (video)

  • Moderator: Professor Jan Orrell, Flinders University
  • Panellists: Professor Rainer Winter, Alpen-Adria University of Klagenfurt
  • Professor Monika Nerland, University of Oslo
  • Professor Bill Green, Charles Sturt University
  • Professor Joy Higgs, Charles Sturt University
  • Professor Nita Cherry, Swinburne University of Technology
  • Dr Calvin Smith, Griffith University

Closing address | Professor Andrew Vann, Vice Chancellor and President, Charles Sturt University

Thank you and 2014 PBE Summit | Professor Joy Higgs