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2013

Australian Catholic University

Higher education

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An Investigation Of Moderation Practices Within A Faculty Of Education, Denise Beutel, Lenore Adie, Margaret M. Lloyd Jan 2013

An Investigation Of Moderation Practices Within A Faculty Of Education, Denise Beutel, Lenore Adie, Margaret M. Lloyd

Faculty of Education and Arts Publications

Moderation of student assessment is a critical component of teaching and learning in contemporary universities. In higher education, moderation is usually governed by university-wide policies and practices. However, in Australia, moderation processes will now be guided by the new national university accreditation authority, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). In light of this reform, the purpose of this qualitative study was to identify and analyse current moderation practices operating within a faculty of education at a large urban university in eastern Australia.


New Possibilities For People Experiencing Multiple Disadvantage : Insights From Clemente Australia, Peter Howard, Jude Butcher, Tim Marchant Jan 2013

New Possibilities For People Experiencing Multiple Disadvantage : Insights From Clemente Australia, Peter Howard, Jude Butcher, Tim Marchant

Faculty of Education and Arts Publications

This paper provides insight into the experiences of six people who completed a Clemente university unit in the second semester of 2009 at the Mission Australia Centre, Sydney. Clemente Australia is a community embedded university humanities course providing higher education opportunity in collaboration with social agencies for people experiencing multiple disadvantage. Each person participated in a semistructured conversational interview in early 2013 which explored their life journeys since 2009. The responses confirm what is known from the literature regarding the complexity of the lives of people experiencing disadvantage, the immediate and short term value of humanities education, as well as ...