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Researcher: Booth, S (Dr Sara Booth)

Fields of Research

Higher Education
Education Assessment and Evaluation
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Education Policy
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy
Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
Secondary Education
English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)

Research Objectives

Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
School/Institution Policies and Development
Education and Training Systems
Teacher and Instructor Development
Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions
Management of Education and Training Systems
Pedagogy
Learner and Learning Achievement
Nursing
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
School/Institution Community and Environment
Rural Health

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

1227 - Comparing international student employability with ten universities across four countries; 30th Australian International Education Conference 2016
2015 Pathways Benchmarking Project Final Report and Recommendations
A climate of interdisciplinarity: A teaching collaboration for enhancing interdisciplinary student learning about climate change; HERDSA 33
A focus on student retention: benchmarking student experience and performance data to improve retention; 2016 AAIR SIG Forum
A focus on student retention: Benchmarking student experience and performance data to improve retention; Australasian Association for Institutional Research Special Interest Group Forum
A technology solution for providing professional learning support in peer review; Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference 2016 (HERDSA 2016)
A technology solution for the HE sector on benchmarking for quality improvement purposes; 2015 Australian Association for Institutional Research Forum
Advancing the quality and status of teaching in Australian higher education: Ideas for enhanced professional recognition for teaching and teachers
Articulating and comparing standards through benchmarking of assessment; AuQF2011
Assessment Benchmarking Project: Final Report
Benchmarking and peer review: assuring quality through collaboration; International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education Biennial Conference
Benchmarking international student experience; Tertiary Education and Management Conference
Building a national support mechanism for external peer review of assessment to assure standards; 2015 Asia Pacific Quality Network Annual Conference
Building a national support mechanism for external peer review of assessment to assure standards; Asia Pacific Quality Network Conference & AGM 2016
Coding a diva: how is a Melbourne Cup winner represented in the media?; Literacy Learning: the Middle Years
Constructions of Pedagogy and Masculinity within Teachers' Discourses; Proceedings of the International Conference on Critical Discourse Analysis: Theory into Research
Development of an Academic Standards Framework (ASF) and online evaluation and reporting tool at the University of Tasmania; 2012 Australasian Association for Institutional Research Annual Forum
Embedding a robust evaluation culture through policy review; Studies in Learning, Evaluation, Innovation and Development
Engaging the HE community, industry and government through benchmarking international student employability; Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference 2016
Engaging the HE community, industry, government through benchmarking student employability; Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference 2016
Enhancing our understanding of the potential of international peer review benchmarking for quality improvement; 2015 Australian Association for Institutional Research Forum
Evaluation Criteria and Evidence for a Self Review of Higher Degree Research; AuQF2011
Faculty of Education Benchmarking Project 2013: Final Report and Recommendations
HDR Student Benchmarking Project 2011: Final Report and Proposed Action Plan
Health Benchmarking Project Final Report
International Peer Review Benchmarking for Quality Higher Education
International Student Employability, Mobility and Industry Benchmarking Peer Review Workshop and Global Think Tank Summit: Final Report Outcomes and Actions for Future Collaboration
Internationalisation Strategy Benchmarking Final Report and Recommendations
Keynote speaker: Benchmarking and peer review. Assuring Quality through Collaboration; INQAAHE 2016 Forum
Keynote speaker: Benchmarking for quality; AQA 2014 Support for Quality Conference
Maritime Engineering Benchmarking Project 2013: Final Report and Recommendations
Measuring learning outcomes at the course and unit level: Development and implementation of electronic course and unit reports at the University of Tasmania; Tertiary Education Management Conference 2013
Operationalising academic performance: implementing teaching performance expectations; Tertiary Education and Management Conference
Peer Review of Assessment Network: A sector-wide framework for assuring and calibrating achievement standards within and across disciplines and other networks
Peer review of assessment network: supporting comparability of standards; Quality Assurance in Education
Promoting Teaching: International inter-university benchmarking of academic promotion
Quality Assurance for Massive Open Access Online Courses: Building on the Old to Create Something New; Macro-Level Learning through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): Strategies and Predictions for the Future
Repositioning Research As Writing to Improve Student Learning; Australian Journal of Teacher Education
Rural Health Benchmarking Project 2013/14: Final Report and Recommendations
Sharing Practice Peer Learning Circle (PLC) 360 Curriculum; Teaching Matters 2013 - Open UTAS to the World
Student feedback: a learning and teaching performance indicator; Quality Assurance in Education
Students as active partners in planning student experience; Tertiary Education Management Conference 2013
The enhancement of generic attributes through assessment tasks and reflective learning; Teaching Matters 2007
Utilising benchmarking to inform decision-making at the institutional level: a research-informed process; Journal of Institutional Research
Utilising Benchmarking to Inform Decision-Making at the Institutional Level: A Research-Informed Process; 2012 Australasian Association for Institutional Research Annual Forum

Research Projects

Academic Workforce 2020: Framing a national agenda for professionalising university teaching; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Higher Education Pacific Peer Quality (HEPPQ) Project
International benchmarking project between New Zealand, Australian and UK universities
International inter-university benchmarking of academic promotion (IIB-AP)
Quality Benchmarking Project
Student Employability and Student Mobility

Research Candidate Supervision

The Effect of a Fraction Teaching Intervention on Year 8 Students Who Have Mathematics Anxiety