Professor Sherman YoungPro Vice-Chancellor, Learning and Teaching
Sherman Young is Macquarie University’s Pro Vice Chancellor for Learning and Teaching and a Professor in the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies. Sherman is the author of The book is dead, long live the book (2007), and co-author of Media Convergence (2012) and Beyond 2.0 - the Future of Music (2014) - three books which analyse the impact of new media technologies on various creative industries.He has a BSc in Design (UNSW), an MA in Media, Technology and Law (Macquarie) and a PhD in Media and Cultural Studies (UQ). Prior to becoming an academic, Sherman ran a multimedia production company building interactive media for a range of corporate and publishing clients.
11:00 AM [Case Study] Corporate Partnership to Enhance Curriculum and Provide More Opportunities for the Students
As part of its approach to student learning, Macquarie University has an ambitious community and corporate engagement program designed to provide work integrated learning opportunities for all of its students. The university’s Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) program currently works with over 2,000 partners locally and internationally to provide experiential learning to over 7,000 students annually. This presentation will explore the opportunities and challenges of this key initiative.