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Research-Informed Guidelines For The Development Of Adaptively-Released Assessment Feedback (Araf) Strategies In Higher Education, Lindsay Morton, Alexandra Johnson, Anthony Williams, Maria T. Northcote Apr 2017

Research-Informed Guidelines For The Development Of Adaptively-Released Assessment Feedback (Araf) Strategies In Higher Education, Lindsay Morton, Alexandra Johnson, Anthony Williams, Maria T. Northcote

Maria Northcote

Local: Research done at Avondale College.


Pre-Service Tecaher's Reflections On Critical Incidents In Their Professional Teaching Experiences, Peter W. Kilgour, Maria T. Northcote, Wendi Herman Apr 2017

Pre-Service Tecaher's Reflections On Critical Incidents In Their Professional Teaching Experiences, Peter W. Kilgour, Maria T. Northcote, Wendi Herman

Maria Northcote

This conference papers discovers the issues that cause pre-service teachers to be stressed or disappointed with their classroom performance.

This project surveyed and reported on students responses to the worst class they had taken in their professional development and why they believed it was the worst. The details of this project are detailed in the listed conference paper.


Towards Engaging Students In Curriculum Transformation: What Are The Effective Characteristics Of Rubrics?, Anthony Williams, Maria T. Northcote, Jason K. Morton, Jack Seddon Apr 2017

Towards Engaging Students In Curriculum Transformation: What Are The Effective Characteristics Of Rubrics?, Anthony Williams, Maria T. Northcote, Jason K. Morton, Jack Seddon

Maria Northcote

This grant seeks to unpack the current use of rubrics in tertiary assessment, research the design of rubrics in collaboration with students, and disseminate ideas and recommendations. Our aims are to develop:

  • a model of collaborative rubric practice (including design, use and moderation of rubrics)
  • cross disciplinary case studies of collaborative rubric practice
  • practical, research-informed recommendations for how to engage students in the collaborative process of designing, using and moderating assessment rubrics.

This published paper below is not connected to the grant but illustrates an ongoing interest in rubric construction and application. Bev Christian and Peter Kilgour have constructed professional ...


Designing An Innovative System To Evaluate A Postgraduate Supervision Support And Development Framework, Kevin Petrie, Malcolm Anderson, Kayle De Waal, Brett G. Mitchell, Maria T. Northcote, Anthony Williams, Janet Carton Apr 2017

Designing An Innovative System To Evaluate A Postgraduate Supervision Support And Development Framework, Kevin Petrie, Malcolm Anderson, Kayle De Waal, Brett G. Mitchell, Maria T. Northcote, Anthony Williams, Janet Carton

Maria Northcote

The supervision of a doctoral student engages the supervisor/s and the candidate in a professional learning and teaching relationship, described by some as the pedagogy of supervision (Grant, 2005; Nulty, Kiley, & Meyer, 2009). In the past few decades, many universities have developed ‘supervisor training’ programs and other innovations to support supervisors. These programs are designed to cultivate the necessary knowledge and skills to support academic and research staff to supervise postgraduate student(s) (Carton & Kelly, 2014; Carton, O’Farrell, & Kelly, 2013; Luca et al., 2013). As part of a project that was funded by an Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) Extension Grant, such a Framework was recently designed and implemented at Avondale College of Higher Education, a small higher education institution in the early phases of postgraduate program development (Petrie et al., 2015). The effectiveness of such initiatives is often difficult to measure in small ...