Learning is as much a social and cultural process as it is an individual, cognitive one. Join Prof. Chris Watling (Western University) as he explores the influence of professional culture in shaping learning, drawing examples from medicine and beyond.
While student self-assessment (SSA) is recognised as an important skill which can benefit student achievement and assist in developing lifelong learning, there are also significant practical and conceptual gaps in the SSA literature. Join A/Prof. Yan Zi (The Education University of Hong Kong) as he discusses a series of studies conducted to address these gaps, […]
As a teacher, have you ever wondered “how personal is too personal”? Reflective learning is highly valued in tertiary education. Nonetheless, prompting personal self-reflection within an online, collaborative learning environment introduces additional risks that may not be well-addressed by teaching teams. Join CRADLE Fellow Dr Kate Anderson as she discusses practical considerations for supporting student […]
CRADLE are pleased to announce our third annual International Symposium will take place from September 3-5 in the Tuscan city of Prato. This year’s symposium is co-hosted with Monash University’s Digital Education Research (DER) group, and brings together leading national and international assessment feedback researchers.
CRADLE are excited to announce the upcoming launch of our first book, Developing Evaluative Judgement in Higher Education, at the EARLI SIG1 Assessment & Evaluation conference in Helsinki.
With a busy first half of 2018 over, here’s a preview of what’s coming up for the CRADLE Seminar Series in the second half of the year!
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 […]
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.
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.
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.