A full audience at Deakin Downtown and many more online joined us to hear CRADLE’s A/Prof. Margaret Bearman discuss lessons about learning design, the latest presentation in CRADLE’s 2018 Seminar Series. Margaret shared insights from Deakin’s Degrees @ FutureLearn project into the relationship between learning design and learning experience, impacts on student retention rates, and […]
I have been a CRADLE Fellow since mid-2017. Like many academics I have always been fascinated by the scholarship of teaching and learning, but have struggled to prioritise it in my research work before this opportunity came along.
The capacity to maintain competency through self-evaluation is an important attribute for any work-ready graduate. Join the University of Sydney’s Dr Merrolee Penman as she shares initial findings from her ACEN 2017-funded project about building students’ evaluative judgement through near peer mentoring.
CRADLE’s 2018 seminar series kicked off with a fascinating seminar exploring the murky world of contract cheating in higher education, presented by CRADLE Fellow A/Prof. Wendy Sutherland-Smith. Wendy reported on the current state of contract cheating research, and discussed her own research with CRADLE’s A/Prof. Phillip Dawson into training markers to detect contract-cheated assignments. Here, […]
We’re excited to announce that applications for a new PhD scholarship 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! Applications are now open and close Monday 16 April 2018.
Learning design can play a significant role in students’ learning experiences, and is particularly critical in an online learning context; however, university educators may find it difficult to design for online experiences. Join CRADLE’s A/Prof. Margaret Bearman as she shares lessons about learning design in online environments from the Degrees @ FutureLearn project, along with […]
Last week, three members of the CRADLE team – A/Prof. Margaret Bearman, Dr Joanna Tai, and PhD student Lasse Jensen – attended the 8th International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK 18) in Sydney. Jo and Margaret share some of their thoughts and key takeaways from the conference below.
At the end of 2017 I became the first PhD student to enrol in a joint PhD under a new strategic partnership between Deakin University and the University of Copenhagen.
Contract cheating is an increasingly concerning issue for universities across the globe – but can markers be trained to accurately detect contract cheating in student work? Join us for the first CRADLE seminar for 2018, as CRADLE Fellow A/Prof. Wendy Sutherland-Smith outlines what’s happening internationally in the field of contract cheating awareness and detection
As 2018 gets underway, here’s a preview of what’s coming up for the CRADLE Seminar Series in the first half of the year!