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Professional development program to embed inclusive and explicit teaching practices in higher education first year units

There are significant challenges in employing sessional staff with discipline expertise but no formal teaching qualifications to teach large, first year units in higher education. This project, conducted in collaboration with Victoria University, will determine if tutors equipped with teaching pedagogies will improve teaching quality and students' learning experience. Findings will be benchmarked against comparable studies in the United States. The project is funded by an Office of Learning and Teaching (DIISRTE) grant.


Researchers

Associate Professor Katie Hughes (Victoria University)
Clare Brown (Victoria University)
Professor Mark Hackling
Associate Professor Mark McMahon

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