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University of Wollongong

2011

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Articulating And Comparing Standards Through Benchmarking Of Assessment, Sara Booth, Anne Melano, Heather Sainsbury, Lynn Woodley Jan 2011

Articulating And Comparing Standards Through Benchmarking Of Assessment, Sara Booth, Anne Melano, Heather Sainsbury, Lynn Woodley

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Papers

The universities of Deakin, Tasmania (UTAS) and Wollongong (UOW) are not aligned with any university groups or networks. This paper presents their cross-institutional benchmarking relationship as a case study in building the necessary trust, collaboration and shared methodology. The partnership was distinguished by the way it tapped into a collegial quality improvement culture. It had its genesis at the 2009 AUQF conference and the partners adapted and ‘test-drove’ a framework previously developed by an ALTC Teaching Quality Indicators Project team. UTAS and UOW had formerly been involved in a trial benchmarking project on academic transition support in 2009 and extended ...