An interactive Q&A forum: 21st Century Learning and Assessment

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The University of Adelaide

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What can be done to design feedback processes so they have a worthwhile effect?

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Join us for an interactive Q&A forum as we discuss 21st Century Learning and Assessment – Challenges, Frontiers, Debates in respect of program development, engaging delivery and inclusive and innovative assessment.

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David Boud BSc(Hons), PhD (Surrey), CPhys, MInstP, FSRHE, FRSA Awarded honorary doctorate, Linköping University, Sweden

David Boud is Alfred Deakin Professor and Foundation Director of the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning at Deakin University, Melbourne, he is also Emeritus Professor at the University of Technology Sydney.

He has previously held positions of Head of School of Adult and Language Education, Associate Dean and Dean of the University Graduate School at UTS. He has published extensively on teaching, learning and assessment in higher and professional education.

His current work focuses on the areas of assessment for learning in higher education, academic formation and workplace learning. He is one of the most highly cited Australians in the field of higher education (h-index of 90).

He has been a pioneer in developing learning-centred approaches to assessment across the disciplines, particularly in building assessment skills for long-term learning (Developing Evaluative Judgement in Higher Education, Routledge 2018) and designing new approaches to feedback (Feedback in Higher and Professional Education, Routledge, 2013). The Impact of Feedback in Higher Education: Improving assessment outcomes for learners, will appear from Palgrave Macmillan later in 2019.

APPOINTMENTS

Professor and Foundation Director, Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning, Deakin University;

Research Professor, Work and Learning Research Centre, Middlesex University, London;

Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology Sydney;

Australian Learning and Teaching Senior Fellow

Led national program on assessment and learning to reform policy and practice across Australian universities.

Formerly:

Dean, University Graduate School, Associate Dean (Research and Development), Faculty of Education, Foundation Head, School of Adult and Language Education, Professor of Adult Education, University of Technology Sydney;

Professor and Foundation Director, Professional Development Centre, University of New South Wales

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Main research and development interests:

Assessment in higher and professional education, education of adults/higher education, workplace learning: facilitating learning, work-based learning

Research grants:

From the Australian Research Council and the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching/ Australian Learning and Teaching Council. Recent topics include:

  • Improving assessment: understanding educational decision-making in practice
  • Feedback for learning: closing the assessment loop
  • Preparing students for the 21st century workplace: the critical role of assessment,
  • Determining elements that underpin learning of child-witness interviewing

TEACHING AND LEARNING

Recognised for experience-based, innovative courses for experienced practitioners. Initiated novel programs for university teachers; led development of web-based Global Master’s program with universities on four continents on adult learning and global change

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Positions of responsibility and activities:

President, Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, awarded Honorary Life Member; Editor, Studies in Continuing Education

Published work

One of the most highly cited scholars in teaching and learning in higher and professional education internationally (51,099 citations, h-index: 90, Google Scholar). Published key texts on assessment in higher education. Total publications 3 scholarly books with major international publishers, 18 edited scholarly books, 120 papers in international journals, 123 chapters in scholarly books.

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Napier Building - Lecture Theatre 102 (first floor)

The University of Adelaide

North Terrace

Adelaide, SA 5005

Australia

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