Professor Abby Cathcart

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Academic Division,
Education Portfolio,
QUT Academy of Learning & Teaching


Personal details

Positions

Director, QUT Academy of Learning and Teaching (QALT)
Academic Division,
Education Portfolio,
QUT Academy of Learning & Teaching

Keywords

Professional Recognition, Organisational Democracy, Employee Silence, John Lewis Partnership, Feedforward, Evaluation, Moderation, Employee Voice, Academic Development

Discipline

Business and Management, Other Education

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • PhD (University of Leicester)
  • MSc Strategy Resource Management (Northumbria Uni / Uni of Northumbria at Newcastle)
  • Postgrad Cert Academic Practice (Northumbria Uni / Uni of Northumbria at Newcastle)
  • BA (Hons) Business Management (University of Newcastle Upon Tyne)

Professional memberships and associations


  • Principal Fellow, Higher Education Academy, Advance HEA, UK
  • Global Strategic Advisor (Australasia), Higher Education Academy
  • Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA) Expert Reviewer
  • Visiting Fellow, Centre for Higher Education Learning and Teaching, Australian National University
  • Member, Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ).
  • Member, Industrial Relations Society of Queensland (IRSQ).
  • Member of Society for Research into Higher Education

Teaching

Teaching interests

  • First Year Experience
  • Large Classes
  • Feedback & Assessment
  • Peer Review of Teaching
  • Early Career Academics


Teaching Awards

  • AFR Award Nominee (Employability) 2020
  • QS Wharton Reimagine Education Employability Award (2019)
  • International Educational Association of Australia (IEAA) Best Practice Award (Teaching Advantage) (2015)
  • Australian Award for University Teaching Award for Programmes that enhance learning (AAUT). Teaching Advantage Program (2015)
  • The David Gardiner Teacher of the Year Medal (2014)
  • Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (team award) (2014)
  • Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (individual award) (2014)
  • Vice-Chancellor's Performance Award for Learning and Teaching (team award) (2013)
  • Vice-Chancellor's Performance Award for Learning and Teaching (team award) (2012)
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (2011)
  • Australian Learning & Teaching Council Award (AAUT) for University Teaching (priority area Large Classes) (2011)
  • Australia Learning & Teaching Council (AAUT) Citation for outstanding contribution to student learning (2011)
  •  Cengage-Pride-Ferrell Innovation in Teaching Award, Society for Marketing Advances (joint with Prof Larry Neale) (2010)
  • Vice-Chancellor's Performance Award for Learning and Teaching (team award) (2009)
  •  Vice-Chancellor's Performance Award for Learning and Teaching (leadership) (2009)

Experience

Publications

QUT ePrints

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Awards

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • EXAMINING THE IMPACT OF LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES ON SOCIAL JUSTICE IN HIGHER EDUCATION
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Henk Huijser
  • Enablers and barriers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student success in Higher Education
    Professional Doctorate, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Peter Anderson
  • Transition and Pathways: an onshore International students fascination with studying at the 'top ranked universities' in the world.
    Professional Doctorate, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Henk Huijser