Dr Duncan Nulty - Learning and Teaching Centre (Non-Faculty Areas)

Accreditation in-progress - Supervisor is eligible to co-supervise with another fully accredited supervisor (Principal Supervisor)


Dr Duncan D Nulty is nationally and internationally recognised for his expertise on: curriculum and assessment design; evaluation of teaching, courses and other educational programs; institutional policy and practice in these areas; and, academic standards including consensus moderation.

He has a significant and sustained record of academic leadership, research, and community service with a particular emphasis on institutional change in relation to strategic issues of institution-wide impact and significance.

Dr Nulty has authored and co-authored many high quality refereed publications in highly ranked journals, and book chapters with reputable international publishers.

He has led, co-lead, been a team member, or active contributor in 10 teaching and learning development grants including two nationally funded projects in Australia, and one international project funded in the UK. These focus on assessment practice and policy, and the development of consensus moderation practices which support comprehensive quality assurance of assessment standards.

Duncan has a demonstrable and sustained record of high standards and innovation in teaching and course development, including entirely online courses.

Duncan has supervised or co-supervised to completion six students of Research Higher Degrees.


Phone :9079 (North Sydney)
Email :duncan.nulty@acu.edu.au
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Research Interests

Curriculum design ; Assessment Design ; Policy Development ; Academic standards ; Evaluation ;

Methods Expertise

Qualitative Research ; Surveys ; Quantitative Research ; Scholarly research ;

Research Projects

No research project is currently recorded.

Selected Publications


Telling Stories of Excellence in University Teaching: developing a framework for exceptional teaching performance/practice., in Exploring freedom and control in global higher education - 2016 SRHE Annual Research Conference


Peer and self assessment in the first year of university, in Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education

Aligning student attitudes, assessment, and curriculum design: A case study using the 'My Life as a Musician' vocational preparation strand, in Assessment in Music Education: From policy to practice

Defining and Developing a Framework for the Peer Observation of Teaching, in Teaching for Learning and Learning for Teaching


Best Practice Guidelines for use of OSCEs: Maximising value for student learning", in Nurse Education Today


Survive and Thrive: Skills for your first year at university"