This report outlines all ALTC-funded fellowships and is presented in two sections, including a short biography for each Fellow. The first section summarises the outcomes of completed fellowships, with a description of the issues addressed and the outcomes and tools developed. The report then focuses on continuing programs, providing a brief background and progress to date.
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The web site is a rich source of information and inspiration for those setting, designing or redesigning, assessment tasks. It indicates the purpose for the materials, making it clear that the content is relevant for experienced teachers and educational developers and that the site is not designed for those seeking an introduction to assessment. The site contains only minimal information on items such as rubrics and marking schemes. This is not a deficiency; rather it is a reinforcement of the purpose of the site which is to facilitate change in the emphasis on assessment of current learning to assessment that values self-directed, self-managed and self-evaluated learners.
The web site is organised around the key principles of engaging students, setting authentic activities, scaffolding students in designing some assessments, setting integrative tasks, fostering learning and judgement, modelling and practice, working with peers, as well as giving and receiving feedback. Each section succinctly describes a principle, provides a brief articulation of how it could be implemented and then has a link to discipline examples.
The section titled "Towards informed judgement" is a particularly useful one and worth reading. The range of discipline examples for assessment for future learning is limited because only a few teachers are engaging with this issue. There are highly relevant literature references on assessment practices for future learning attributes.
The reader should also download the well-written synthesis of where assessment practices should be heading over the coming years, "Assessment 2020: Seven propositions for assessment reform in higher education".
What's Happening in Fellowships?
Completed and Continuing Fellowships 2011
National Standards for Psychological Literacy and Global Citizenship: Outcomes of Undergraduate Psychology Education
Undergraduate leadership development – leadership literature review notes
Undergraduate leadership development – programs and models
Indigenous teaching and learning at Australian universities: developing research-based exemplars for good practice
This Fellowship aimed to provide practitioners in the field of Indigenous teaching with a set of ‘research-based, practical exemplars for good practice’. Fifteen suggested approaches to indigenous teaching are provided on the fellowship website which also includes a comprehensive resources section.
Practice-based education: enhancing practice and pedagogy
Teaching novice computer programmers: bringing the scholarly approach to Australia
A programmatic approach to developing writing embedded in nursing courses
Research to discover the ways in which writing is taught and assessed in the Bachelor of Nursing (BN) program at Griffith University, and more widely in Australia and New Zealand, was undertaken in this Fellowship. Models which best describe and guide the teaching and assessment of writing in the BN program were identified and ways of capacity development of staff, to more effectively teach and assess writing, were explored.