The purpose of this paper is to report on a methods research project investigating the evaluation of diverse teaching practice in higher education. The research method is a single site case study of an Australian University with data collected through published documents, surveys, interviews and focus groups. This project provides evidence of the wide variety of evaluation practice and diverse teaching practice across the University. This breadth identifies the need for greater flexibility of evaluation processes, tools and support to assist teaching staff to evaluate their diverse teaching practice. The employment opportunities for academics benchmark the University nationally and position the case study in the field. Finally this reaffirms the institutional responsibility for services to support teaching staff in an ongoing manner.
30th Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference (HERDSA 2007). Enhancing Higher Education, Theory and Scholarship: Proceedings of the 30th HERDSA Annual Conference (Adelaide, S.A. 8-11 July, 2007)