The Deakin University pleased to announce that applications are now open for a new PhD scholarship in Assessment in Higher Education opportunity with The Centre for Research and Digital Learning (CRADLE).
If you’re a domestic student or international student residing in Australia interested in assessment and digital learning, come and study with us at CRADLE! The successful applicant will be enrolled through the Faculty of Arts and Education and will receive a top-up of $5,000 per annum over three years
|Scholarship Sponsor||Deakin University|
|Scholarships level||PhD Scholarship|
|Award Amount||$5,000 per annum|
|Fellowship Period||Three years|
|Study area||Arts and Education|
|Opening date||February 24, 2021|
|Closing date||March 15, 2021|
This scholarship is open to domestic and international students residing in Australia only, will be awarded on a full-time basis, and split between working remotely and at CRADLE’s Melbourne CBD location, Deakin Downtown. The successful applicant will work on a project that considers assessment and learning in the changing settings and increasingly digital context of education and will contribute evidence to inform assessment research, policy and practice. We welcome submissions that align with CRADLE’s research themes and also encourage applicants to consult our list of proposed doctoral topics.
CRADLE’s research program seeks to establish what works to improve learning in higher and professional education. Our current areas of research include academic security and academic integrity; assessment design (including self/peer, authentic and programmatic); feedback and feedback literacy; developing evaluative judgement; assessment in a digital world; digital identities; inclusion and belonging in a digital world; learning in and for the workplace; representation in and beyond review; and quality and standards.
Throughout this research, we use cross-cutting approaches, including innovative methodological and theoretical approaches and knowledge transition. Our team of leading higher education researchers includes Alfred Deakin, Professor David Boud, Prof. Phillip Dawson, Prof. Margaret Bearman, A/Prof. Rola Ajjawi, Dr Joanna Tai and Dr Trina Jorre de St Jorre, and we collaborate with Deakin faculties and divisions, along with a range of industry partners and international collaborators.
For more information, please visit the Deakin Scholarships page and the CRADLE website.
The deadline for applications is March 15, 2021
Scholarship applicants must meet Deakin’s PhD entry requirements, enrol on a full-time basis, and hold an Honours (First Class) degree or an equivalent standard Masters degree with a substantial research component
Please refer to Deakin’s research degree entry pathways for further information
All Expressions of Interest (EOI) must be submitted through the Faculty of Arts and Education; however, potential applicants should contact a CRADLE supervisor aligned with their preferred project topic before submitting an EOI. Learn more about the Faculty of Arts and Education’s EOI process and access the EOI form.