Publications & Presentations
Publications on the project
Barrie S.C. (2007). A conceptual framework for the teaching and learning of graduate attributes. Studies in Higher Education 32(4) 439-458. view pdf
Barrie S.C. (2006). Academics' understandings of generic graduate attributes: a conceptual basis for lifelong learning, in Hager, P. & Holland, S. (eds), Graduate Attributes and Lifelong Learning: Issues and Challenges. Kluwer Academic Publishers. view pdf fileBarrie S.C. (2005). Rethinking Generic Graduate Attributes. HERDSA News, 27 (1), 1-6. view pdf file
Barrie S.C. & Prosser M. (Eds) (2004). Generic Graduate Attributes: Citizens for an Unknown future. Special Issue of Higher Education Research & Development, 23, 3 (132 pages) view pdf
Barrie S.C. (2004). A research-based approach to generic graduate attributes policy. Higher Education Research and Development. 23 (3), 261-275.view pdf
Barrie S.C., Jain P. & Carew A. (2004). Generic Graduate Attributes: A research based framework for a shared vision. Journal of Staff and Educational Development International. 7 (3), 191-199.
Internal discussion papers
Academic Board Teaching & Learning Committee: Briefing Paper, September 2004 view pdf
Policy Revision: Briefing Paper, September 2003 view pdf
Working Group: Briefing Paper, March 2003 view pdf
Summary of the 4 theoretical levels
Proposal for Research Higher Degree generic attributes at The University of Sydney view pdf
Keynotes & conference presentations
Barrie S.C. (2011). Designing an education for life after university: Why is it so difficult? Invited Keynote at Cape Higher Education Consortium (CHEC). Cape Town South Africa, 14th March 2011. (ppt)
Barrie S.C. (2011). Designing an education for life after university: Some Strategies. Invited Keynote at Cape Higher Education Consortium (CHEC). Cape Town South Africa, 15th March 2011. (ppt)
Barrie S.C., Hughes C. (2010). Reshaping academic development for graduate attributes as an intellectual Endeavour. International Consortium for Educational Development. Barcelona. 28 – 30 July 2010 (ppt & abstract)
Barrie S.C. (2010). First year: Starting the journey towards Graduate Attributes. Keynote, The University of Tasmania 31st August 2010. (ppt)
Barrie S.C. (2010). Designing an education for life after university: Why is it so difficult? Invited Keynote Edith Cowan University Teaching and Learning week. Perth 5th November 2010 (ppt)
Barrie S.C. (2010). How graduate attributes could redefine how we teach and how students learn......(but haven't). National Learning and Teaching Forum Melbourne, Australia 29th – 30th September. (ppt)
Barrie S.C., Kreber C. & McCune V. (2007). University Teacher Identities and Graduate Attributes: What are we becoming? Paper presented at EARLI conference, Budapest, 28 August-1 September.
Barrie S.C. (2007). A framework for conceptualising information literacy as a graduate attribute. Keynote address: ANZIIL conference, Tasmania, 29-30 October.
Barrie S.C. (2007). Using graduate outcomes as a driver for curriculum change. Plenary address: CDIO international conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology USA, 10 - 14 June.
Barrie S.C.(2006) Rethinking research-led teaching as graduate learning. Keynote address Canadian Summit on the Integration of Research, Teaching & Learning. Edmonton, 4-6 May.
Barrie S.C. (2006). Becoming Academic: Generic Attributes of University Teachers. Paper presented at the International Consortium for Educational Development conference, Sheffield UK, 11–14 June.
Barrie S.C. (2005). Starting the journey towards graduates for a super-complex world. Paper presented at EARLI conference, Cyprus, 22 - 27 August.
Barrie, S.C. (2005). Graduates for a Changing World. Keynote address: Celebrating Excellence at the University of Canberra, Canberra, 11 February. view pdf (Powerpoint slides)
Barrie, S.C. (2004).Graduate Capabilities in a Changing World. Keynote address: Unitec Teaching and Learning Symposium, Auckland, New Zealand , 17 - 18 November. view pdf (Powerpoint slides)
Barrie, S.C. (2004). Understanding Graduate Attributes in a Changing World. Keynote Address: Griffith University Teaching and Learning Forum, Griffith Australia, 8 October. view pdf (Powerpoint slides)
Barrie S. C. (2004). Academics’ Understandings of Generic Graduate Attributes: A Framework for Assuring Quality. Proceedings of the third Australian Universities Quality Forum, Adelaide, Australia 7-9 July, pp 108-112.
Barrie S. C (2004). Can we agree what the qualities of our graduates should be? Using conceptions of graduate attributes for research-led systematic curriculum reform. Paper presented at Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Ottawa, Canada, 17 – 19 June.
Barrie S.C. (2003). Using conceptions of graduate attributes for research-led systematic curriculum reform. Paper presented at 11th ISL Symposium, Hinckley UK, 1-3 September.
Barrie S.C. (2003) What are Generic Graduate Attributes? Paper presented at HERDSA international conference, Christchurch New Zealand, 1 -7 July.
Recent Research Seminars & Consultancies
Barrie S.C. (2007). Using graduate attributes to enhance student learning and build academic communities. Invited presentation La Trobe University, July.
Barrie S.C.(2007). Graduate attributes: A better way to link teaching and research. Seminars and consultancy to the Scottish Quality Assurance Agency , Aberdeen, Stirling, Edinburgh & Glasgow, 18-22 June.
Barrie S.C. (2007). Using graduate attributes to drive program review. Seminar presented at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, 18 April.
Barrie S.C & Prosser M. (2005). Research-led academic development: Conceptions of Generic Attributes (COGA). Research seminar, Higher Education Academy, York, 28 September 2005.
Barrie S.C. (2005) Graduates for Tomorrow's World: Developing University Curricula & Teaching for Generic Attributes. Seminar presented at University of Surrey, UK, 23 September.
Barrie S.C. (2005) Research Graduates for Academe: Developing Generic Attributes in Research Higher Degrees. Oxford Centre for Enhancing Teaching and Learning, Oxford University, UK, 19 September.
Barrie S.C. (2005) Conceptions of Generic Attributes ‘COGA’: A framework for thinking about generic skills. Research seminar presented to Essex Research Group, Anglia Polytechnic University, UK, 12 September.
Barrie S.C. (2005). Graduates for Tomorrow's World: Developing University Curricula and Teaching for Generic Attributes. King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, 4 September.
Barrie S.C. (2004). An institutional strategy to embed graduate attributes. Seminar at Auckland University of Technology, 19 November.
Barrie S.C. (2004). Graduate Attributes: Creating new possibilities for assessment. Invited Workshop: Griffith University Teaching and Learning Forum, 8 October 2004, Griffith Australia. (Overheads) click here to view pdf file
Barrie S.C. (2003). Academics interpretations of Generic Attributes. Research seminar University of Surrey UK, 9 September.
Barrie S.C. (2003). Conceptualising Generic Attributes. Research Seminar University College, London, 11 September.