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Nationwide, Collaborative Assessment Of Medical Student Learning Outcomes: The Australian Medical Assessment Collaboration, David Wilkinson, Benedict J. Canny, Jacob Pearce, Hamish Coates, Daniel Edwards Jun 2016

Nationwide, Collaborative Assessment Of Medical Student Learning Outcomes: The Australian Medical Assessment Collaboration, David Wilkinson, Benedict J. Canny, Jacob Pearce, Hamish Coates, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Postgraduate Research Experience 2009 : The Report Of The Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire, Ali Radloff, Daniel Edwards, Hamish Coates, B Guthrie, C Tilbrook Sep 2012

Postgraduate Research Experience 2009 : The Report Of The Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire, Ali Radloff, Daniel Edwards, Hamish Coates, B Guthrie, C Tilbrook

Dr Daniel Edwards

Each year, graduates of Australian higher education institutions who have completed a doctoral or research masters degree are invited by their institution and Graduate Careers Australia (GCA) to respond to the Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire (PREQ) about four months after graduation. This report presents the results from the ninth PREQ survey conducted since 1999. The PREQ asks graduates to respond to 28 statements about seven aspects of their research degree. The first 27 statements measure the quality of supervision, the intellectual climate of the department in which the respondent studied, the development of generic skills, the quality of the infrastructure ...


Postgraduate Research Experience 2008 : The Report Of The Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire, Hamish Coates, Daniel Edwards Aug 2012

Postgraduate Research Experience 2008 : The Report Of The Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire, Hamish Coates, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

Each year, graduates of Australian higher education institutions who have completed a doctoral or research masters degree are invited by their institution and Graduate Careers Australia (GCA) to respond to the Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire (PREQ) about four months after graduation. This report presents the results from the ninth PREQ survey conducted since 1999. The PREQ asks graduates to respond to 28 statements about seven aspects of their research degree. The first 27 statements measure the quality of supervision, the intellectual climate of the department in which the respondent studied, the development of generic skills, the quality of the infrastructure ...


Cognitive Skills Testing Program (Cstp) 2010 Pilot Test Summary Report, Hamish Coates, Daniel Edwards, Chris Freeman, Luc Le, Sam Hambur, Philip Brown Aug 2012

Cognitive Skills Testing Program (Cstp) 2010 Pilot Test Summary Report, Hamish Coates, Daniel Edwards, Chris Freeman, Luc Le, Sam Hambur, Philip Brown

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Supplementary Analysis Of Teachers Using The 2008 Graduate Pathways Survey Data, Hamish Coates, Daniel Edwards, Ali Radloff Aug 2012

Supplementary Analysis Of Teachers Using The 2008 Graduate Pathways Survey Data, Hamish Coates, Daniel Edwards, Ali Radloff

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Invited Submission To The Parliament Of Victoria Education And Training Committee Inquiry Into Geographical Differences In The Rate In Which Victorian Students Participate In Higher Education, Hamish Coates, Daniel Edwards Aug 2012

Invited Submission To The Parliament Of Victoria Education And Training Committee Inquiry Into Geographical Differences In The Rate In Which Victorian Students Participate In Higher Education, Hamish Coates, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Development And Piloting Of The Victoria University Student Dividend, Hamish Coates, Daniel Edwards Aug 2012

Development And Piloting Of The Victoria University Student Dividend, Hamish Coates, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

The VU Student Dividend reflects a new approach to improving learning in Australian tertiary education. It is a landmark study that sets an important precedent, being the first institution level assessment of learning outcomes conducted to monitor and improve the quality of education. The Victoria University (VU) Student Dividend was conceptualised by VU, and developed and implemented by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). The student assessment and graduate survey were piloted in 2008. The VU Student Dividend reflects an assessment of the extent to which VU’s courses and programs prepare students and graduates to engage productively in ...


The Australian University Experience - What We Know (And What We Don't), Daniel Edwards Sep 2010

The Australian University Experience - What We Know (And What We Don't), Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Tertiary Education Advice For Growth Area Framework Plans, Daniel Edwards, Conor King Dec 2009

Tertiary Education Advice For Growth Area Framework Plans, Daniel Edwards, Conor King

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Postgraduate Research Experience 2007 : The Report Of The Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire, Daniel Edwards, Hamish Coates, B Guthrie, S Nesteroff Jul 2009

Postgraduate Research Experience 2007 : The Report Of The Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire, Daniel Edwards, Hamish Coates, B Guthrie, S Nesteroff

Dr Daniel Edwards

Each year, graduates of Australian higher education institutions who have completed a doctoral or research masters degree are invited by their institution and Graduate Careers Australia (GCA) to respond to the Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire (PREQ) about four months after graduation. This report presents the results from the eighth PREQ survey conducted since 1999. The PREQ asks graduates to respond to 28 statements about seven aspects of their research degree. The first 27 statements measure the quality of supervision, the intellectual climate of the department in which the respondent studied, the development of generic skills, the quality of the infrastructure ...


Increasing Competition For University And The Challenge Of Access For Government School Students--Case Study, Daniel Edwards Jul 2009

Increasing Competition For University And The Challenge Of Access For Government School Students--Case Study, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

There is a wide variety of universities, university campuses and university courses in Australia available to those interested in pursuing a higher edu- cation degree. This paper examines the impact of increasing competition for entrance to university on the educational outcomes for students from the govern- ment school sector. Using Melbourne as a case study, the research shows that, over a four-year period of increased competition, entry to some of the more aca- demically accessible university campuses in the city became more difficult and this disproportionately affected the opportunities for university entrance among some groups. Despite the fact that there ...


Address To The Annual General Meeting, ‘Science And Maths Postgraduates In Australia – Project Outcomes And Update', Daniel Edwards Sep 2008

Address To The Annual General Meeting, ‘Science And Maths Postgraduates In Australia – Project Outcomes And Update', Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Enhancing International Student Engagement In Australian Higher Education - Evidence From The 2007 Australasian Survey Of Student Engagement, Daniel Edwards, Hamish Coates Sep 2008

Enhancing International Student Engagement In Australian Higher Education - Evidence From The 2007 Australasian Survey Of Student Engagement, Daniel Edwards, Hamish Coates

Dr Daniel Edwards

This analysis of data from the inaugural Australasian Survey of Student Engagement (AUSSE) sheds light on the engagement and experiences of undergraduate international students in Australia. This paper first examines the differences in individual characteristics of international and domestic students, and explores disparities in specific areas of course engagement and university experiences of international students when compared to their domestic classmates. The paper then focuses on the six scales of student engagement used in the AUSSE and shows that there are differences within the international student cohort depending on field of study, year level and family education history. It concludes ...


Graduate Course Experience 2007 : The Report Of The Course Experience Questionnaire, Daniel Edwards, Hamish Coates, B Guthrie, S Nesteroff Dec 2007

Graduate Course Experience 2007 : The Report Of The Course Experience Questionnaire, Daniel Edwards, Hamish Coates, B Guthrie, S Nesteroff

Dr Daniel Edwards

This report analyses the course experience perceptions of those graduates who completed the requirements for a coursework degree from an Australian higher education institution in 2006 and who responded to the 2007 Course Experience Questionnaire (CEQ). It is the fifteenth report in a series that began in 1993 but it may also be considered to be the sixth in a new series of reports on the expanded CEQ because the structure of the questionnaire since 2002 differs considerably from earlier versions. Several further revisions have been incorporated into this report, such as a greater emphasis on results pertaining to postgraduate ...


Gathering Quality Data For Management: Capturing Your Catchment, Daniel Edwards Sep 2007

Gathering Quality Data For Management: Capturing Your Catchment, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of Increasing Competition For University On Disadvantaged Government School Students, Daniel Edwards Aug 2007

The Impact Of Increasing Competition For University On Disadvantaged Government School Students, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

The influence of socioeconomic status on academic outcomes has been well documented in literature exploring post school pathways. Such accounts of educational disadvantage exist in relation to Melbourne, Australia as they do in other cities across the developed world. However, over the past decade in Melbourne there has been an increased stratification of educational outcomes that cannot necessarily be explained by any parallel increase in social inequality. This differentiation of outcomes has been the result of growing competition for university places – stemming from growth in the school aged population and rising retention rates, but accompanied by no equivalent increase in ...


Do All Young Victorians Have Equal And Genuine Access To A University Education?, Daniel Edwards, Bob Birrell May 2007

Do All Young Victorians Have Equal And Genuine Access To A University Education?, Daniel Edwards, Bob Birrell

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of Growing Competition For University On Student Outcomes And School Specialisation In Melbourne, 1996 To 2004, Daniel Edwards Mar 2007

The Impact Of Growing Competition For University On Student Outcomes And School Specialisation In Melbourne, 1996 To 2004, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


The Rising Competition For University In Melbourne And Its Impact On Disadvantaged Students, Daniel Edwards Feb 2007

The Rising Competition For University In Melbourne And Its Impact On Disadvantaged Students, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Across The Qualitative/Quantitative Divide? Reflections From Two Research Fields, Daniel Edwards, Martin Forsey Dec 2006

Across The Qualitative/Quantitative Divide? Reflections From Two Research Fields, Daniel Edwards, Martin Forsey

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Rising Competition For University In Melbourne And Its Impact On Disadvantaged Students, Daniel Edwards Nov 2006

Rising Competition For University In Melbourne And Its Impact On Disadvantaged Students, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Growth, Competition And Stratification In Melbourne’S Government Schools, Daniel Edwards May 2006

Growth, Competition And Stratification In Melbourne’S Government Schools, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Analysis Of The Socioeconomic Characteristics Of The Mallee And Evaluation Of Chances For Children Program, Daniel Edwards Apr 2006

Analysis Of The Socioeconomic Characteristics Of The Mallee And Evaluation Of Chances For Children Program, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Chances For Children : Analysis Of Socioeconomic Indicators Of North West Victoria And South West New South Wales And Recipient And Community Perceptions Of The Program, Daniel Edwards, Bob Birrell Dec 2005

Chances For Children : Analysis Of Socioeconomic Indicators Of North West Victoria And South West New South Wales And Recipient And Community Perceptions Of The Program, Daniel Edwards, Bob Birrell

Dr Daniel Edwards

The Chances for Children program was established in Mildura in 2001. The program aims to provide opportunities to children and young people in the region in order to ensure that there are no economic barriers preventing them from achieving their potential through education and training.


Change, Competition And Specialisation: The Demise Of The Comprehensive Secondary School And Its Implication, Daniel Edwards Nov 2005

Change, Competition And Specialisation: The Demise Of The Comprehensive Secondary School And Its Implication, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Unequal Access To University Places : Revisiting Entry To Tertiary Education In Victoria, Daniel Edwards, Bob Birrell, T Smith Dec 2004

Unequal Access To University Places : Revisiting Entry To Tertiary Education In Victoria, Daniel Edwards, Bob Birrell, T Smith

Dr Daniel Edwards

Access to university is becoming increasingly important as a determinant of occupational outcomes for young people. If there is to be genuine educational opportunity, then all young people in Victoria with the requisite talent should have an equal chance to compete for a university place. The findings of this report show that this is not the case currently. This report explores changes in the outcomes of Victorian Year 12 completers between 1993 and 2003. It is based on unpublished tertiary applicant data for all Victorian Year 12 VTAC applicants. The findings show that there has been a growing divergence in ...


From Place To Place : School Location And Access To University Education In Victoria, Bob Birell, Virginia Rapson, Ian Dobson, Daniel Edwards, T Smith Dec 2001

From Place To Place : School Location And Access To University Education In Victoria, Bob Birell, Virginia Rapson, Ian Dobson, Daniel Edwards, T Smith

Dr Daniel Edwards

This study investigates the VCE outcomes for Victorian Year 12 students by school sector and location, and the consequences for university selection. The key finding is that students in Victorian government schools are performing poorly at Year 12 level relative to their counterparts in the Catholic and other Independent schools. The overall median ENTER for Independent schools students was 84.20, compared with 69.65 for Catholic schools and 62.80 for government schools. The percentage of students who began Year 12 in 2000 and actually enrolled in a Victorian university in 2001 were 31% (Government), 48% (Catholic) and 60 ...