We’re excited to announce that applications for two new PhD scholarships with CRADLE are now open. If you’re interested in assessment and digital learning, come and study with us at CRADLE! Applications are now open and close Thursday 28 November.*
Congratulations to CRADLE Director Prof. David Boud, who has this month been named the world’s leading higher education researcher and formally invested with the title of Alfred Deakin Professor in a ceremony at Deakin University’s Waterfront campus.
Join CRADLE for an interactive panel about student feedback literacy, the current research landscape, and future horizons.
A full house at Deakin Downtown and many more online joined us to hear CQUniversity’s Dr Joanne Dargusch discuss how to translate research on diverse students’ assessment experiences into practical action, the latest presentation in our 2019 CRADLE Seminar Series. Here, CRADLE PhD candidate Sarah Lambert shares her key takeaways from Joanne’s seminar – and […]
CRADLE is delighted to announce that two of our researchers have recently achieved academic promotion, recognising their significant contributions to higher education research and scholarship. A/Prof. Margaret Bearman has been awarded promotion to Professor, and Dr Joanna Tai has been awarded promotion to Senior Research Fellow.
Join us on Monday 14 October at 2.00 pm for an interactive panel discussion about strengthening impact and engagement in research on higher education, featuring Prof. Peter Goodyear (University of Sydney), Prof. Jill Blackmore (Deakin University), A/Prof. Ly Tran (Deakin University) and Prof. David Boud (Deakin University) and hosted by CRADLE’s A/Prof. Rola Ajjawi.
The 2019 round of CRADLE Fellowship applications is now open! If you’re a Deakin staff member interested in researching assessment in higher education, don’t miss this opportunity to undertake up to 12 months’ research with the support and mentorship of CRADLE’s leading higher education researchers.
Conversations about teaching in higher education occur despite contexts which offer inconsistent support for teaching development – so how might conversations between colleagues enhance professional learning? Join us for our final presentation in the 2019 CRADLE Seminar Series to hear the University of Sydney’s Dr Kate Thomson explore the influence of informal conversations on academics’ […]
In September last year, Dr Jiming Zhou (Fudan University) arrived for a year’s visit to CRADLE. Her stay has included research exploring Chinese international students’ assessment experiences in Australian universities, a CRADLE Seminar Series presentation on the same topic, and plenty of research conversations with the CRADLE team.
Students entering higher education are increasingly diverse, and their early experiences of assessment can play a significant role in shaping their self-efficacy, motivation and approaches to learning. As such, how initial assessment experiences are structured and scaffolded is of growing importance for improving academic outcomes and retention. Join CQUniversity’s Dr Joanne Dargusch as she discusses […]