This study examined the role of unit coordinators as leaders of learning in higher education and as influencers of student learning. Seven responsibilities of unit coordinators are identified and moulded into a job description. The competencies needed to perform the role effectively are outlined and propositions for induction and professional development are presented.
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Changing the culture of teaching and learning in ICT and engineering: facilitating research professors to be teaching and learning leaders
Clarifying, developing and valuing the role of unit coordinators as informal leaders of learning in higher education
Booklet of proformas pertaining to the role of unit coordinators
The following proformas, derived from the project study findings, are provided: a statement of responsibilities, a job description, a person specification, a developmental framework, and a developmental matrix. Proposed induction and professional development, and probationary and promotional review criteria are also provided.