Resource Library

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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87 resources found for ‘problem based learning’.

Exploring problem-based learning pedagogy as transformative education in Indigenous Australian studies

Elizabeth Mackinlay, Katelyn Barney
The University of Queensland
2012
The University of Queensland
Charles Darwin University, Monash University, The University of New South Wales, The University of Newcastle, University of Technology, Sydney
Final Report Download Document (639.44 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)

Demonstrating distributed leadership through cross-disciplinary peer networks: responding to climate change complexity

Aidan Davison, Emma Pharo, Kristin Warr
University of Tasmania
2011
University of Tasmania
Murdoch University, The University of New South Wales, University of Wollongong
Final Report Download Document (1.38 MB)

Renewing the curriculum to more effectively accommodate clinical rotation

Bronwen Dalziel, Leanne Cameron, James Dalziel
Macquarie University
2012
Macquarie University
La Trobe University, The University of Melbourne, The University of Sydney, The University of Western Australia
Final report Download Document (1.2 MB)

A national soil science curriculum in response to the needs of students, academic staff, industry, and the wider community

Damien Field, Tony Koppi, Lorna Jarrett, Alex McBratney, Lyn Abbott, Cameron Grant, Peter Kopittke, Neal Menzies, Tony Weatherley
The University of Sydney
2012
The University of Sydney
The University of Adelaide, The University of Melbourne, The University of Queensland, The University of Western Australia
Final Report Download Document (1.65 MB)
Evaluation Report Download Document (1.29 MB)

Taking clinical psychology postgraduate training into the next decade: aligning competencies to the curriculum

Nancy Pachana, Kate Sofronoff, Andrew Baillie, Kim Halford, Edward Helmes, Gregory Murray, Analise O’Donovan
Swinburne University of Technology
2011
Swinburne University of Technology
The University of Queensland
Final report Download Document (744.74 KB)

eDST: Decision support tools for multi-disciplinary applications in higher education

David Cottle , Peter Lane , L Ray Fife
University of New England
2011
University of New England
Final Report Download Document (453.5 KB)
1 - Position Paper Decision Support Tools for Multi-Disciplinary Download Document (950.75 KB)
3 - National Forum Report Download Document (1.05 MB)
4 - Survey Results on DST use in H Ed Download Document (587.78 KB)
5 - Project Poster Download Document (1.06 MB)
6 - Request for Proposals Download Document (592.89 KB)
7 - Prospectus for Membership of the Simulation Platform for SPLAT Download Document (548.71 KB)
2 - Position paper: Decision Support Tools (DST) within Universities – Technical Environment/Sustainability Business Model Download Document (345.27 KB)

Teaching scientific inquiry skills: a handbook for bioscience educators in Australian universities

Kristine Elliott, Anna Boin, Helen Irving, Elizabeth Johnson, Victor Galea
The University of Melbourne
2010
The University of Melbourne

Twenty-six cases of current teaching practices are identified and described using a framework based on the degree of inquiry inherent in student tasks; the independence expected of students in performing tasks; the tasks’ learning objectives; and the learning environment. Six innovative learning designs incorporating educational technologies are presented in the Hand book. Recommendations are made about evaluating student learning of scientific inquiry skills. A website presents project findings.

La Trobe, Monash, UQ
Final Report Download Document (550.85 KB)
Handbook Download Document (3.74 MB)

Practice-based education: enhancing practice and pedagogy

Joy Higgs
Charles Sturt University
2011
Charles Sturt University
Practice-based education: enhancing practice and pedagogy Download Document (1.39 MB)

Enhancing the student educational experience through school-based curriculum improvement leaders

Professor Jan Thomas, Rick Cummings, Renato Schibeci, Kate Lowe, Rob Phillips, Sue Roberts, Brenda Scott-Ladd
Murdoch University
2008
Murdoch University
Final Report Download Document (1.72 MB)

Developing agentic professionals through practice-based pedagogies

Stephen Billett
Griffith University
2009
Griffith University
Final Report Download Document (406.42 KB)

Engaging with learning: understanding the impact of practice based learning exchange

Jo Barraket, Rose Melville, Sarah Wright, Marcelle Scott, Sarah Richardson, Gemma Carey, Stephen Thornton, Paul Hodge
The University of Melbourne
2009
The University of Melbourne
UoN, UQ
Final Report Download Document (561.61 KB)
Partner Report Download Document (452.42 KB)
Teaching Staff Report Download Document (418.11 KB)
Student Report Download Document (374.93 KB)
University Leaders Report Download Document (374.69 KB)

Project EnROLE Blue Report: encouraging role based online learning environments

Sandra Wills, Elizabeth Rosser, Elizabeth Devonshire, Elyssebeth Leigh, Carol Russell, John Shepherd
University of Wollongong
2009
University of Wollongong
Macquarie, Sydney, UNSW, UTS
Final report Download Document (11.84 MB)

Facilitating flexible, enquiry-based experiential learning through an accessible, three-dimensional virtual learning environment (3DVLE)

Denise Wood, Gerry Bloustien
University of South Australia
2013
University of South Australia
Edith Cowan University, Monash University, RMIT University, The University of Sheffield (UK), The University of Sydney
Final report Download Document (3.34 MB)

A new enabling technology for learning and teaching quantitative skills

Professor Peter Adams
The University of Queensland
2008
The University of Queensland
Final Report Download Document (157.53 KB)
Mathematics Samples Download Document (294.74 KB)

Digital learning communities: investigating the application of social software to support networked learning

Robert Fitzgerald, James Steele
University of Canberra
2009
University of Canberra
QUT, RMIT
Final Report Download Document (1.35 MB)

COMPASS directions: Leading the integration of a competency based assessment tool in speech pathology learning and teaching

Associate Professor Alison Ferguson, Associate Professor Michelle Lincoln, Associate Professor Lindy McAllister, Dr Sue McAllister
The University of Newcastle
2008
The University of Newcastle

The purpose of this project was to build the capacity of speech pathology academic and clinical education leaders to integrate COMPASS™, a newly developed competency based assessment tool, within learning, teaching and assessment practices in curriculum across 13 higher education programs, using assessment of work-integrated learning as a focus.

CSU, Flinders, Sydney
Final Report Download Document (327.46 KB)

Internet based language learning

Young-A Cho
Monash University
1997
Monash University
This is a final report for a 1997 National Teaching Development Grant funded by the Committee for University Teaching and Staff Development. The report summarises the project and provides an educational rationale for its development.
Final report Download Document (37.98 KB)

Developing and implementing a flexible web-based teaching/learning environment across an entire academic organisational unit

John Hedberg, Barry Harper, John Patterson, Aleksander Subic, Turhan Coban, Gerald Bushnell
University of Wollongong
1997
University of Wollongong

This is a final report for a 1997 National Teaching Development Grant (Organisational) funded by the Committee for University Teaching and Staff Development. The report details the School of Education project background, aims and objectives, and provides justification and educational rationale for the project's development. A website link is included for viewing resources produced during the project.

Final report Download Document (53.95 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)

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