Associate Professor Theda Thomas - Nat Sch of Arts (Faculty of Education and Arts)

Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor

Theda Thomas is the Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) in the Faculty of Education and Arts. Her research interests lie in higher education, looking in particular at the development of graduate attributes and skills across the curriculum. She has a specific interest in first year pedagogy and how different discipline areas help students come to grips with the requirements of their discipline.

Contact

Phone :(03) 9953 3867 (Melbourne)
Email :Theda.Thomas@acu.edu.au
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Research Interests

Curriculum renewal in Higher Education ; Assessment in Higher Education ; Graduate Attribute Development ; First Year in Higher Education ;

Methods Expertise

Qualitative Research ; Mixed methods ;

Research Projects

No research project is currently recorded.

Selected Publications

2014

Developing team skills through a collaborative writing assignment, in Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education

2013

Challenges of assuring the development of graduate attributes in a Bachelor of Arts, in Higher Education Research & Development

2012

Adapting team-based learning to the interpersonal communication class, in International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning

2009

Embedding Generic Skills Means Assessing Generic Skills, in Assessment in Different Dimensions

2007

Embedding Critical Thinking in IS Curricula, in Journal of Information Technology Education