Higher education staff would be familiar with the common concern that students don’t make use of feedback intended to help them improve their work. Many researchers have worked on this puzzle over the last decades and found various factors that seem to influence when and why students make productive use of feedback (for an overview […]
CRADLE researchers are looking forward to a busy and collaborative 2017-2018 courtesy of 4 newly awarded research grants. As a result we welcome Ms Katie Priestly to the team as our new Research Associate. Rola Ajjawi and Margaret Bearman are collaborating with project leads from Eastern Victoria General Practice Training on a $150K grant looking […]
CRADLE Director Prof. David Boud and CRADLE Associate Director A/Prof. Phillip Dawson are part of the Feedback for Learning project team that will be hosting an interactive half-day workshop at Deakin Downtown on Tuesday 3 October 2017.
The title of the news post hooked me. “A Cambridge Professor says study drugs should be sold over the counter.” The by-line reeled me in. “A third of students say they’ve taken them.” The use of so-called ‘study drugs’ is the focus of my CRADLE fellowship, and forms part of my broader research program which […]
To cite this article: Bhavani Sridharan, Shona Leitch & Kim Watty (2015) Evidencing learning outcomes: a multi-level, multi-dimensional course alignment model, Quality in Higher Education, 21:2, 171-188, DOI: 10.1080/13538322.2015.1051796 This paper is a result of my (and co-authors) involvement with a number of course renewal initiatives in our faculty (Faculty of Business and Law) under […]
In 2017 as a CRADLE Fellow, I presented at the European academic integrity conference in Brno, Czech Republic. This is the first conference in the world to ever have a dedicated stream to discussing the growing issue of contract cheating in universities. My session featured CRADLE research (conducted with Phillip Dawson and Helen Walker) on […]
UPDATE: applications for this round of PhD scholarships close 11 August 2017, so don’t miss this exciting opportunity! We’re excited to announce that two prestigious PhD scholarships with CRADLE are now open to both domestic and international students. If you’re interested in assessment in higher education, come and study with us at CRADLE!
Deakin researchers had a strong presence and impact at HERDSA this year, not only physically by their presentations, but also digitally as they contributed to the Twittersphere buzz. Stuart Palmer’s tweet map of the conference (feature image above) showed CRADLE researchers as hubs in the thick of the HERDSA digital conversation. Darci Taylor and Susie […]
I’ve been compiling the data from my PhD study. It’s a systematic review of the literature to answer the question: What kinds of enablers and constraints impact disadvantaged learners’ experience and outcomes of Open Education programs? I have some descriptive statistics about where the programs and papers are from (not all Global North, phew, not […]
My first publication from a CRADLE collaboration And what a collaboration! David Boud (Director of CRADLE) has been involved in research and teaching development in adult, higher and professional education for over 30 years and has contributed extensively to the literature (39,016 citations and a H-index of 80). Ernesto Panadero (Researcher: Universidad Autónoma Madrid (UAM) and […]