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CRADLE Seminar Series News

Building evaluative judgement through near peer mentoring: CRADLE Seminar Series

A project seeking to develop students’ evaluative judgement by pairing senior and first-year students for near peer mentoring was the subject of the latest fascinating presentation in CRADLE’s 2018 seminar series. Dr Merrolee Penman (University of Sydney) shared insights from the ‘Building Students’ Capacity for Evaluative Judgement through Near Peer Placements’ project, including student perceptions […]

CRADLE Seminar Series News

Lessons about learning design in online environments: CRADLE Seminar Series

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 […]

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What are we doing about contract cheating? CRADLE Seminar Series

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, […]