About this blog

Intermittent posts on (i) ethics and the internet and (ii) learning and teaching in higher education.

About Me

I am the Associate Dean Learning and Teaching for the Faculty of Human Sciences at Macquarie University Mitch3-blackand An Office for Learning and Teaching National Teaching Fellow.

My research covers three domains: the scholarship of learning and teaching, applied ethics and cognitive science. My current research projects include a book on Ethics and the Social Web for the SpringerBriefs in Ethics series and a model of feedback to improve student learning. My research has appeared in Studies in Higher EducationEthics and Information TechnologyHousing, Theory and SocietyPhenomenology and the Cognitive SciencesBiology & PhilosophyPhilosophical PsychologyThe Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics and Cognitive Processing.

My interests in learning and teaching are broad.  I am joint editor, with Prof. Sachs, of Peer Review of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. I have chaired a number of external reviews including Humanities Education at the University of Pretoria and Education at The Australian School of Advanced Medicine. I have been an external consultant for the New South Wales Institute of Teachers and THINK Education Group. In 2008 I was awarded an Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning.


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  1. Pingback: Ethics and The Social Web | Mitch Parsell

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