Is academic integrity a problem for higher education providers?

Higher education providers and academic integrity For higher education providers, there have been substantial accusations that academic integrity is a bigger problem among both staff and students than in universities. As higher education consultants, we are interested in a range of teaching and learning issues: academic integrity is one of them...

January 25, 2018 Darlo Higher Education Posted in Learning, Regulation

Higher Education in Australia -Trends for 2018

Higher Education in Australia Trends for 2018 As higher education consultants, we have reviewed higher education trends for 2018. Over the past few years, there has been considerable change within the higher education industry. Indeed, every facet of the economy, politics and government and higher education is undergoing change. Among these drivers...

January 18, 2018 Darlo Higher Education Posted in Higher Education, Regulation

TEQSA Consultants’ Review of Higher Education Standards Framework 2017

HIGHER EDUCATION STANDARDS FRAMEWORK 2017 [NOTE: The purpose of this paper is to describe some of the more substantial or interesting changes introduced with the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015 as compared to the 2011 Threshold Standards. It is not intended as an exhaustive summary of the 2015 Threshold Standards. Ad...

January 11, 2018 Darlo Higher Education Posted in Higher Education, Regulation

White Paper – TEQSA Consultants Report

TEQSA Consultants Review of Public Decision Analysis TEQSA’s use of conditions The National Register of higher education providers lists all registered Australian higher education providers and, for non-self- accrediting providers, all courses accredited against individual registrations. Additionally, since 1 July 2013, the National Register ...

January 11, 2018 Darlo Higher Education Posted in Higher Education

Darlo Leads EduTech 2017 Higher Education Panel

EduTech 2017's Higher Education Panel led by Darlo Michael Christodoulou, Darlo Higher Education's NSW Manager and Senior Advisory Consultant, was provided with the honours of leading EduTech 2017's higher education stream. As an invited MC for the Higher Education Stream, Michael did a fantastic job coordinating and hosting discussion among the...

January 10, 2018 Darlo Higher Education Posted in Higher Education

Gagne’s 9 Events of Instruction

Gagne’s 9 Events of Instruction suggests there are certain mental conditions that must be present in order for student to absorb and retain knowledge. They are based on the internal and external cognitive functions required, to contribute to learning. Internal factors are the learner’s prior knowledge. External factors are the outside stimul...

November 09, 2016 Darlo Posted in eLearning, Learning

Malcolm Knowles’ 6 Adult Learning Principles

Malcolm Knowles defined the term andragogy in the 1970s as ‘the art and science of helping adults learn.’ Knowles identified the six principles of adult learning: 1. Adults are internally motivated and self-directed Adult learners make choices relevant to their learning objectives. They also direct their learning goals with the guidance...

November 03, 2016 Darlo Posted in Learning

Using Bloom’s Taxonomy in the classroom

Bloom's taxonomy of learning is a way of constructing the cognitive order of courses. Originated by Benjamin Bloom and collaborators in the 1950’s, Bloom’s Taxonomy describes six levels of cognitive learning. By creating intended learning outcomes using measurable verbs, teachers are able to indicate exactly what the student must do in order to ...

October 25, 2016 Darlo Posted in Higher Education, Learning