As the end of the year draws closer, it’s the perfect opportunity to reflect on some of the highlights of 2018 for CRADLE News. It’s been a big year, with more visitors to the site than ever before and clicks from all corners of the globe, from Norway to New Zealand and everywhere in between! […]
Hot on the heels of a Vice-Chancellor’s Award for her work in developing contract cheating awareness and detection strategies, CRADLE Fellow A/Prof. Wendy Sutherland-Smith – together with Dr Penelope Pitt of the Deakin University Student Association (DUSA) – has been awarded a joint Coventry University (UK) and Deakin University grant to further her research into […]
CRADLE researchers continue to be recognised for their fantastic achievements in teaching and learning in higher education. We’re pleased to announce that both Associate Professor (Research) Margaret Bearman and Research Fellow Dr Joanna Tai have been accepted as Senior Fellows of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
A strong turnout at Deakin Downtown and many more online joined us to hear visiting academic Prof. Chris Watling (Western University) explore the influence of professional culture in shaping learning. Drawing from the worlds of medicine, sport and music, Chris’ presentation generated plenty of discussion amongst the audience. If you weren’t able to make the […]
CRADLE is delighted to announce that several of our researchers have recently been recognised for their outstanding contributions to higher education research and teaching – including the bestowal of Deakin’s highest honour.
Student self-assessment (SSA) was the subject of the latest thought-provoking presentation in CRADLE’s 2018 Seminar Series. Visiting academic A/Prof. Yan Zi (The Education University of Hong Kong) shared insights from a series of studies designed to address existing practical and conceptual gaps in the SSA literature.
The Association for Medical Education Europe (AMEE) conference for 2018 was held in Basel, Switzerland. It is one of the largest health professions education conferences in the world, this year with over 3,800 delegates. It is known for being absolutely overwhelming, with 37 parallel sessions, including three symposia per session.
What is feedback? It turns out that’s more of a contentious question than I expected. And I expected it to be fairly contentious…
In September, CRADLE Fellow Dr M. Reza Hosseini travelled to Singapore to attend the 42nd Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference (AUBEA 2018) and announce the formation of a new academic forum that aims to advance the consistency and quality of Building Information Modelling (BIM) education in Australian universities.
How a metaphor in Helsinki became reality in Prato, Italy, and what I learnt from attending an international symposium on the impact of feedback in higher education.