Higher Education Research Group of Adelaide (HERGA)

A cross-disciplinary community of educators, representing all of the South Australian universities and other members from across Australia and New Zealand, with the intention to promote high quality university learning through sharing evidence-based, practical approaches to teaching and learning.
Annual Conference

HERGA 2018 25th September 

The 2018 HERGA conference was Tuesday September 25th at Flinders University (Tonsely Park). The theme that year was
Sub themes include

  • The nature of assessment. How and what should we be assessing in a modern curriculum?
  • Feedback
  • Students and assessment
  • Theories and models of assessment
  • Online assessment and assessment using technology
  • Peer and Self Assessment
  • Group Work
  • Flexible Assessment. What controls do you give students to determine weightings, due dates and perhaps even content of their assignments?
  • Analytics in assessment

The book of abstracts is available for viewing and it’s a great mix of panels, presentations and workshops. Printed copies will NOT be available apart from reference copies at the registration desk. The schedule of events is available here as a separate document.


​Our keynote speaker this year was Associate Professor Michael Henderson (Monash) who has recently completed an OLT project on feedback with David Boud. Michael has a lot to say about feedback and you can read a taster of it in an article in the Conversation. He will challenge us to examine our practices in a new light.


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