Speaker Details Seminar

Professor Margaret BearmanProfessor Phillip (Phill) Dawson

Speaker details: Generative AI and Learning and Teaching

Margaret Bearman is a Research Professor within the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE), Deakin University. She has a first-class honours degree in computer science and a PhD in medical education. Margaret has taught and researched higher and professional education for over two decades. She is known for her work in assessment design, feedback in clinical environments, simulation, and education in a time of artificial intelligence. X: @margaret_bea

Professor Phillip (Phill) Dawson is the Co-Director of the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE) at Deakin University. His research focuses on how address the many perceived ‘threats’ to assessment validity in a digital world. These threats span the use of artificial intelligence for cognitive offloadingthe (in)security of online examsassessment that is not inclusive, and beyond. His two latest books are Defending Assessment Security in a Digital World: Preventing E-Cheating and Supporting Academic Integrity in Higher Education (Routledge, 2021) and the co-edited volume Re-imagining University Assessment in a Digital World (Springer, 2020). Phill initially studied artificial intelligence and cybersecurity before his PhD in higher education. Beyond validity, he conducts broader research into assessment, which includes work on assessment design and feedback. In his spare time Phill performs improv comedy and produces the academia-themed comedy show The Peer Revue. X: @phillipdawson; Web: http://philldawson.com; LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/philldawson/