Academic workloads

Document Type

Conference publication

Publication details

Hayden, M 1991, 'Academic workloads', in B Ross (ed.), Papers presented at the sixteenth annual conference of the Higher Education Research Society of Australasia, held at Griffith University, Brisbane, 6th-9th July 1990, Brisbane, 6-9 July, HERDSA, Campbelltown, NSW. ISBN: 0868573493


This paper reports on a discussion on workload pressures on academic staff. First, some understandings of the problem related to academic workload are examined. Second, sources of workload pressures for academics are noted. And finally, ways of responding to these pressures are reported.