Feedback is frequently emphasised as a cornerstone of effective health professions education, yet there remains a feedback problem: while learners and teachers recognise its value, both groups are dissatisfied with its implementation. So how can educators foster more effective feedback in workplace settings? Join A/Prof. Rose Hatala as she shares insights from a series of […]
The 2018 conference of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) was held in Hobart, Tasmania from 1-4 July. The conference brings together educators, clinicians, academics, and students who are interested in furthering health professional education.
At first glance, it may seem that videos of bedside teaching encounters have little in common with Moby Dick. One shows medical students interacting with patients and learning key clinical skills, while the other charts one man’s obsession amidst an exhaustive overview of the mid-nineteenth century whaling industry.
CRADLE Fellow Dr Matthew Dunn shared the findings from his study exploring ‘study drug’ use in Australian universities in the latest fascinating presentation in the 2018 CRADLE Seminar Series – and if you weren’t able to make the seminar on the day, a recording is now available!
In April, I travelled to Canada for four weeks to visit two centres, the Centre for Health Education Scholarship at the University of British Columbia, and Dalhousie University. While in Canada, I had the opportunity to present at the 2018 Canadian Conference on Medical Education, Halifax, Nova Scotia (CCME18).
Dr Bryony McNeill is Deputy Course Director of the Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery and a researcher in Deakin University’s School of Medicine. Awarded a CRADLE Fellowship in 2017, here she discusses how she formed an interest in researching assessment feedback, and her experiences so far as a CRADLE Fellow.
A strong turnout at Deakin Downtown and many more online joined us to hear CRADLE’s Dr Rola Ajjawi discuss academic failure and persistence in the latest presentation in our 2018 Seminar Series. Rola shared insights into why students fail, how failure impacts attrition, and how – and why – students who fail persist.
Student misuse of substances for cognitive enhancement or study purposes is an increasing concern for the higher education sector – so how can universities address this issue? Join CRADLE Fellow Dr Matthew Dunn as he shares insights from a study exploring policy and regulatory environments and institutional responses at five Australian universities.
It’s been several years in the making, but we have finally published the first CRADLE-associated book! If you follow @CRADLEDeakin on Twitter, or indeed any of CRADLE’s members and associates, you will have noticed a flurry of tweets lately regarding Developing Evaluative Judgement in Higher Education: Assessment for Knowing and Producing Quality Work. The book […]
Academic failure is a common event in the life of a university student, so what leads failing students to persist? Join CRADLE’s Dr Rola Ajjawi as she shares key insights and strategies from a study about why students fail, how failure impacts attrition, and how students who fail persist.