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Ms Linda Riebe


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 2289, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.237
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 2289
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.237  


Linda Riebe is the Director of Academic Studies and a Lecturer in the School of Business and Law.


By appointment


Linda has worked in the Australian investment banking sector in roles including that of Money Market Dealer and State Manager. She has also worked in the Education sector as a school teacher. Most recently, Linda was the Program Coordinator for Business Edge in ECU’s School of Business and Law. She has facilitated employability skills units at both undergraduate and post graduate levels.

Professional Associations

  • Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)
  • Higher Education Research and Development Association

Awards and recognition

  • 2012 - Most Outstanding Reviewer - Education + Training Journal (Emerald Literati)
  • 2011 - Dean’s Award for Quality Publication in Journals
  • 2011 - Most Outstanding Reviewer - Education + Training Journal (Emerald Literati)
  • 2010 - Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2009 - Vice Chancellor's Award for Engagement (BE Team)
  • 2009 - FBL Dean’s Award for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Research areas and interests

  • Rubric use in the assessment of employability skills
  • Employability skills and industry engagement
  • Employability skill teaching and learning and assessment
  • Teamwork
  • Student-centred/active learning


  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, National Registered Provider, 2013.
  • Certificate IV in Project Management, National Registered Provider, 2012.
  • Master of Education, Edith Cowan University, 2012.
  • Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching, Edith Cowan University, 2010.
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies, Murdoch University, 1999.
  • Bachelor of Arts, Murdoch University, 1997.


Recent Research Grants

  • Enhancing graduate employability through the development of a capabilities/skills framework and supervisor assessment tools to standardise industry feedback and inform work-integrated learning curriculum design.,  Australian Business Deans Council,  Grant,  2018 - 2020,  $9,994.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Riebe, L., Girardi, A., Whitsed, C., (2017), Teaching teamwork in Australian university business disciplines: Evidence from a systematic literature review. Issues in Educational Research, 27(1), 134-150, Western Australian Institute for Educational Research Inc.
  • Riebe, L., Girardi, A., Whitsed, C., (2016), A systematic literature review of teamwork pedagogy in higher education. Small Group Research: an international journal of theory, investigation and application, 47(6), 619-664, USA, Sage Publications, DOI: 10.1177/1046496416665221.
  • Riebe, L., Jackson, D., (2014), The use of rubrics in benchmarking and assessing employability skills. Journal of Management Education, 38(3), 319-343, Sage Publications Inc., DOI: 10.1177/1052562913511437.
  • Jackson, D., Sibson, R., Riebe, L., (2014), Undergraduate perceptions of the development of team-working skills. Education + Training, 56(1), 7-20, Bingley, United Kingdom, Emerald, DOI: 10.1108/ET-01-2013-0002.
  • Riebe, L., Sibson, R., Roepen, D., Meakins, K., (2013), Impact of industry guest speakers on business students' perceptions of employability skills development. Industry and Higher Education, 27(1), 55-66, London UK, I P Publishing Ltd, DOI: 10.5367/ihe.2013.0140.
  • Jackson, D., Sibson, R., Riebe, L., (2013), Delivering work-ready business graduates: Keeping our promises and evaluating our performance. Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability, 4(1), 2-22.

Conference Publications

  • Sibson, R., Riebe, L., (2016), Developing professional identity through self-reflection using an ePortfolio app. ePortfolios Australia Forum 2016: Connecting learning to the future, 43-52, Brisbane, Queensland, Queensland University of Technology.
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