Research in the ITL
Academics in the ITL engage in research to support the academic development work that we do, and aim to publish in the international higher education arena.
Institutional research is carried out in the ITL to directly support the University’s strategic initiatives. This includes research required by the University, including evaluation of policy and strategy, student course perceptions and evaluation of students' performance via the SCEQ, PREQ etc.
In addition, academics in the ITL carry out research focused on teaching in higher education, or academic development work more generally. This may be initiated by faculty academics working with ITL staff on strategic projects. Such research is practitioner based and is often done collaboratively. Where appropriate the ITL's academic development activities are written up for publication.
ITL research is published in prestigious journals, book chapters and refereed conference presentations, etc. We have received a number of research grants, including two recent ARC Discovery Grants and three recent OLT Grants. This research is aligned with our strategic focus and in turn to the University's strategic aims for teaching and learning.
Academics in the ITL supervise research higher degree (RHD) students and are keen to encourage applications by people interested in doing research on our topics of interest.
Click here to see the list of ITL RHD students.