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.
One feature of the joint international symposium ‘The Impact of Feedback in Higher Education’ was the mix of eminent and emerging scholars from the field of feedback research. The group was not too small, but also not too large, such that there were true conversations and interaction between participants.
CRADLE Fellow Dr Kate Anderson (Deakin University) presented a recent CRADLE Seminar exploring the potential benefits, challenges and risks of self-disclosure in online learning by both students and teachers. The well-attended seminar provoked plenty of discussion amongst attendees as they reflected on their own experiences as educators and learners.
I recently had the good fortune to participate in the EARLI SIG1 (Assessment and Evaluation) 2018 conference in Helsinki in Finland: “SIG 1 is interested in addressing the need for pedagogically driven models of assessment and electronic assessment that inform policy, support teachers in their work and that allow pupils and students to take more […]
From 3-5 September 2018, CRADLE and Monash University’s Digital Education Research (DER) group held a joint International Symposium at the Monash University Prato Centre, titled ‘The Impact of Feedback in Higher Education’. We were joined by 19 eminent and emerging scholars in the field of feedback research