Research Skill Development
for curriculum design and assessment
Welcome to the Research Skill Development (RSD) Homepage
This site is home to a community of academics, tutors, librarians, student support staff and, of course, students, that uses the Research Skill Development (RSD) framework (Willison & O'Regan, 2007) to create discipline-based and interdisciplinary approaches and resources. This use of the RSD enables the explicit, incremental and coherent development of students' and academics' research skills. Click to view an introductory video.
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Challenging Assumptions about Content KnowledgeRecently, I started one of my classes with a simple question, “Should general education courses be required”. It was a strategy to get my students actively engaged in a discussion about the value and merit of general education courses. It was my alternative to the traditional introduction to the course which in many general education … Continue reading "Challenging Assumptions about Content Knowledge"Thu, 31 Mar 2016
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Support for this project has been provided by the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching. The views in this project do not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching.