Is a PhD really necessary?

PhD Ceremony

PhD Ceremony by Venet_

I saw a job advertised recently as a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Institute of Teaching and Learning at Deakin University. The role revolves around working with academic staff to improve their teaching and learning practice, provide staff development, evaluation of teaching, dissemination of good practice, provide educational technology leadership and lots of the standard stuff about networking, planning, contributing to the web site etc. So, you might say, a fairly standard central academic development role. Read more