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The Resource Library contains a collection of higher education learning and teaching materials flowing from projects funded by the Commonwealth of Australia including those from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council.

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94 resources found for ‘outcome based education’.

Outcomes and uptake of explicit research skill development across degree programs

John Willison
The University of Adelaide
2014
The University of Adelaide
James Cook University, La Trobe University, Monash University, University of South Australia
Final report Download Document (462.65 KB)

Development and evaluation of a problem-based course in epidemiology

Konrad Jamrozik, Aileen Plant
The University of Western Australia
1997
The University of Western Australia
This is a final report for a 1997 National Teaching Development Grant funded by the Committee for University Teaching and Staff Development. The report details the project's objectives, design, delivery and outcomes and provides justification and educational rationale for its development.
Final report Download Document (22.23 KB)

Experiential learning in sociology: the grounded assignment and tutorial system (GATS) approach

Annette Patterson, James Bell
James Cook University
1997
James Cook University
This is a final report for a 1997-1998 National Teaching Development Grant funded by the Committee for University Teaching and Staff Development. The report details the GATS project and provides justification and educational rationale its development.
Final report Download Document (34.78 KB)

Good Practice Report: Student transition into higher education

Trevor Gale, Stephen Parker
Australian Learning and Teaching Council Limited
2011
Australian Learning and Teaching Council Limited

This good practice report, commissioned by the ALTC, provides a summative evaluation of useful outcomes and good practices from ALTC projects and fellowships on student transition into higher education. The report contains:

  • a summative evaluation of the good practices and key outcomes for teaching and learning from completed ALTC projects and fellowships
  • a literature review of the good practices and key outcomes for teaching and learning from national and international research
  • the proposed outcomes and resources for teaching and learning which will be produced by current incomplete ALTC projects and fellowships
  • identifies areas in which further work or development are appropriate.
University of South Australia
ALTC Good Practice Report Download Document (976.92 KB)

Developing capacity to integrate IT into higher education teaching and learning

Stephen Marshall, Andrew Litchfield
Macquarie University
2000
Macquarie University
This is a final report for a 1997 Staff Development Grant funded by the Committee for University Teaching and Staff Development. The report details the objectives and outcomes of the project and provides justification and educational rationale for the project development. Publicised as e.learning@mq within the university.
Final report Download Document (52.27 KB)

Outcomes-based planning, graduated descriptors and quality indicators for pharmacy experiential placements

Susanne Owen, Ieva Stupans, Greg Ryan, Leigh M. McKauge, Jim Woulfe
University of South Australia
2011
University of South Australia

Outcomes from the project include: seventeen experiential learning and assessment tasks published within an online central repository website, the development and trialling of a competency graduated descriptors tool, and a quality indicators framework  indicating stakeholder responsibilities and pre-placement during placement and post placement aspects.  The online repository is available at the project website.

The University of Queensland, The University of Sydney
Final Report Download Document (2.15 MB)

An Institutional Leadership Paradigm: Transforming practices, structures and conditions in indigenous Higher Education

Associate Professor Lyn Fasoli
Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
2008
Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
The key resource emanating from this project is the values based Institutional Leadership Paradigm or ILP. The project identified and endorsed key Indigenous values that should be present within an institution in order to facilitate transformative institutional leadership for Indigenous outcomes.
ACU National
Final Report Download Document (169.9 KB)

Remotely accessible laboratories - enhancing learning outcomes

Dave Lowe, Steve Murray, Dikai Li, Euan Lindsay
University of Technology, Sydney
2008
University of Technology, Sydney
Final Report Download Document (3.14 MB)

Rewarding and recognising quality teaching in higher education through systemic implementation of indicators and metrics on teaching and teacher effectiveness

Denise Chalmers
Australian Learning and Teaching Council Limited
2010
Australian Learning and Teaching Council Limited

The reports and outcomes from the Teaching Quality Indicators (TQI) project. 

  • The following substantial reports were released from this this project.
  • Eight universities conducted pilot projects and the reports which are available here.
Deakin University, Griffith University, Macquarie University, RMIT University, The University of Queensland, The University of Western Australia, University of Tasmania
Chalmers D. 2007 A review of Australian and international quality systems and indicators of learning and teaching Download Document (1.47 MB)
Chalmers, D. 2008, Indicators of university teaching and learning quality Download Document (1.24 MB)
Chalmers, D., Lee, K. & Walker, B. 2008, International and national indicaors and outcomes of quality teaching and learning Download Document (844.88 KB)
Chalmers, D. & Thomson, K. 2008, Snapshot of teaching and learning practice in Australian higher education institutions Download Document (1.16 MB)
Chalmers, D. 2008, Defining teaching and learning indicators in universities Download Document (836.98 KB)
Barrie, S., Ginns, P. & Symons, R. 2008, Student surverys on teaching and learning: Final Report Download Document (1.01 MB)
Chalmers D. 2010, Final report of the teaching qualities indicators project Download Document (1.24 MB)

Enhancing student academic writing: developing a booklet of instructional activities and strategies to support lecturers to teach writing in the context of their disciplines

Alex Radloff, Barbara de la Harpe
Curtin University of Technology
2000
Curtin University of Technology
This is a final report for a 1998 National Teaching Development Grant funded by the Committee for University Teaching and Staff Development. The report summarises the project aims and outcomes and provides justification and educational rationale for its development. Evaluation of the project is discussed in detail.
Final report Download Document (377.77 KB)

Assessing and assuring Australian graduate learning outcomes: principles and practices within and across disciplines

Simon Barrie, Clair Hughes, Geoffrey Crisp, Anne Bennison
The University of Sydney
2014
The University of Sydney
RMIT University, The University of Queensland
Final report Download Document (1.55 MB)

Practicum Partnerships: Exploring Models of Practicum Organisation in Teacher Education for a Standards-Based Profession

Christine Ure, Annette Gogh, Ruth Newton
The University of Melbourne
2009
The University of Melbourne
RMIT
Final Report Download Document (770.06 KB)

Tribes and cultures: frameworks for shared language and intent to cost-effectively improve learning outcomes

Heinz Dreher, Stephen Quinton, Naomi Dreher, Megan LeClus, Carl Dreher, Allan Herrmann
Curtin University
2011
Curtin University

This project aims to facilitate the construction of effective electronic learning systems by investigating the domain-specific language used in their development by university lecturers, instructional designers, educationalists and IT specialists. Project outcomes include: an interactive glossary outlining the shared language and the language conflicts of the stakeholder groups; a pedagogical design framework, which specifies the communication processes between the design, implementation and user partners; an annotated bibliography; and a project website.

The University of New South Wales
Final Report Download Document (3.34 MB)

Navigating a pathway to outcomes-focused thinking in higher education: A case study in engineering

Wageeh Boles
Queensland University of Technology
2013
Queensland University of Technology
Final report Download Document (2.18 MB)

Harmonising higher education and professional quality assurance processes for the assessment of learning outcomes in health

Maree O'Keefe, Amanda Henderson, Brian Jolly, Lindy McAllister, Louisa Remedios, Rebecca Chick
The University of Adelaide
2014
The University of Adelaide
Griffith University, Monash University, The University of Melbourne, The University of Queensland
Final report Download Document (987.72 KB)
Framework and Guide Download Document (220.11 KB)

Safeguarding Australians: mapping the strengths, challenges and gaps toward sustainable improvements in learning outcomes from diverse models of OHS education

Yvonne Toft, Mike Capra, Debra Moodie-Bain, Ryan Kift, Pam Pryor, Ian Eddington, Darren Joubert
2010
CQU
Final Report Download Document (1.42 MB)

Leadership and the impact of academic staff development and leadership development on student learning outcomes in higher education: a review of the literature

Deborah Southwell, Wendy Morgan
Queensland University of Technology
2009
Queensland University of Technology

This report explores the existing evidence of the effect on student learning outcomes in undergraduate higher education study of:
1. Staff/professional development
2. Leadership
3. Leadership development.

 

As the main focus of this report is not on leadership per se but on the impact of leadership on the student learning outcomes of retention, persistence and achievement, we primarily looked at evidence for that impact rather than on leadership generally.

Report Download Document (3.93 MB)

National Standards for Psychological Literacy and Global Citizenship: Outcomes of Undergraduate Psychology Education

Jacquelyn Cranney, Lorayne Botwood, Sue Morris
The University of New South Wales
2012
The University of New South Wales

Learning Outcomes and Curriculum Development in Australian Physiotherapy Education

The University of Melbourne
2005
The University of Melbourne
Final Report Download Document (550.86 KB)

Culture of Evidence-based Mathematics Education for New Teachers (CEMENT)

Rosemary Callingham, Kim Beswick
University of Tasmania
2013
University of Tasmania
Charles Darwin University, Flinders University, Murdoch University, The University of Melbourne, The University of Queensland, University of New England
Final report Download Document (2.28 MB)

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