Keith Trigwell

Professor of Higher Education
ph: (02) 9351 4572
fax: (02) 9351 4331
email: keith.trigwell@sydney.edu.au

Keith Trigwell is Professor of Higher Education in the Institute for Teaching and Learning. He was Director of the ITL from 2006-2010 following a period of time as the Director of the Oxford Centre for Excellence in Preparing for Academic Practice, a Fellow of Kellogg College, and Reader in Higher Education at the University of Oxford.

He has a PhD in chemistry, university teaching experience in chemistry and education, has had seven joint ARC research grants and has published over 100 journal articles, conference papers and books, including Understanding Learning and Teaching: The experience in higher education, which is a summary of 10 years of learning/teaching research with Professor Michael Prosser. His research work in Oxford and Sydney focuses on investigations into qualitative differences in university teaching and the students’ learning experience, on teaching-research relations, the scholarship of teaching and emotions in teaching.

He is a past president of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and was a co-ordinating editor of the international journal Higher Education from 2005-2011.

Keith's full CV is available here.


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