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Prof Kim Watty

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Deputy Dean

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL PVC Office

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 2005
GCHE Not Required, Deakin University, 2014

Contact

kim.watty@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 925 17704

Research interests

  • Accounting Education – pedagogy
  • Assessment and feedback
  • Quality and standards
  • Professionalization

Affiliations

  • CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountant) & member of PQAC (Program Quality Assurance Committee 2012-current)
  • AFAANZ (Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand)
  • AFAANZ Special Interest Group – Education
  • AFAANZ Special Interest Group – QualRAN (Qualitative Research in Accounting Network)
  • EAA (The European Accounting Association)
  • AAA (The American Accounting Association)
  • IAAER (The International Association for Accounting Education & Research).
  • HERDSA (Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia)

Teaching interests

  • Management accounting
  • First year accounting

Publications

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2017

Teaching auditing using cases in an online learning environment: the role of ePortfolio assessment

D Mihret, N Abayadeera, K Watty, J McKay

(2017), Vol. 26, pp. 335-357, Accounting education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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2016

Does calibration reduce variability in the assessment of accounting learning outcomes?

B O Connell, P De Lange, M Freeman, P Hancock, A Abraham, B Howieson, K Watty

(2016), Vol. 41, pp. 331-349, Assessment and evaluation in higher education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Pedagogy and ePortfolios: purpose aligned to design (or the why and how)

K Watty, J McKay

(2016), Vol. 10, pp. 194-207, International journal of pedagogies and learning, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Generic skills in accounting education in a developing country: Exploratory evidence from Sri Lanka

N Abayadeera, K Watty

(2016), Vol. 24, pp. 149-170, Asian review of accounting, Bingley, Eng., C1

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Innovators or inhibitors? Accounting faculty resistance to new educational technologies in higher education

K Watty, J McKay, L Ngo

(2016), pp. 1-15, Journal of accounting education, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Global convergence of accounting education: an exploratory study of the perceptions of accounting academics in Australia and Japan

S Sugahara, K Watty

(2016), Vol. 24, pp. 254-273, Asian review of accounting, Bingley, Eng., C1

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Academic leaders' perspectives on adopting ePortfolios for developing and assessing professional capabilities in Australian business education

D Holt, N McGuigan, M Kavanagh, S Leitch, L Ngo, S Salzman, K Watty, J McKay

(2016), Vol. 32, pp. 1-18, Australasian journal of educational technology, Perth, W.A., C1

journal
2015

Evidencing learning outcomes: a multi-level, multi-dimensional course alignment model

B Sridharan, S Leitch, K Watty

(2015), Vol. 21, pp. 171-188, Quality in higher education, London, Eng., C1

journal
2014

Social moderation, assessment and assuring standards for accounting graduates

K Watty, M Freeman, B Howieson, P Hancock, B O'Connell, P De Lange, A Abraham

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 461-478, Assessment & evaluation in higher education, Abingdon, England, C1

journal

The expectation-performance gap in generic skills in accounting graduates : Evidence from Sri Lanka

N Abayadeera, K Watty

(2014), Vol. 22, pp. 56-72, Asian review of accounting, Bingley, England, C1

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Towards a global model of accounting education

K Watty, S Sugahara, N Abayadeera, L Perera, J McKay

(2014), Vol. 27, pp. 286-300, Accounting research journal, Bingley, U. K., C1

journal

Formative feedback through summative tutorial-based assessments: the relationship to student performance

L Perera, H Nguyen, K Watty

(2014), Vol. 23, pp. 424-442, Accounting education, Abingdon, England, C1

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Drivers of teaching effectiveness: Views from accounting educator exemplars in Australia

D Wygal, K Watty, D Stout

(2014), Vol. 23, pp. 322-342, Accounting education : an international journal, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal
2013

Finding common ground: enhancing interaction between domestic and international students in higher education

S Arkoudis, K Watty, C Baik, X Yu, H Borland, S Chang, I Lang, J Lang, A Pearce

(2013), Vol. 18, pp. 222-235, Teaching in higher education, London, England, C1

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Developing a global model of accounting education and examining IES compliance in Australia, Japan, and Sri Lanka

K Watty, S Sugahara, N Abayadeera, L Perera

(2013), Vol. 22, pp. 502-506, Accounting education: an international journal, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Accounting students' feedback on feedback in Australian universities: they're are less than impressed

K Watty, P De Lange, R Carr, B O'Connell, B Howieson, B Jacobsen

(2013), Vol. 22, pp. 467-488, Accounting education: an international journal, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal
2012

Perceptions of quality in higher education : a comparative study of Turkish and Australian business academics

N Kalayci, K Watty, F Hayirsever

(2012), Vol. 18, pp. 149-167, Quality in higher education, London, England, C1

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Using technology to improve peer review and collaborative conversations to benchmark academic standards

M Freeman, K Willey, P Hancock, B Howieson, K Watty, A Abraham, B O'Connell, P De Lange

(2012), pp. 1-6, FIE 2012 : Soaring to New Heights in Engineering Education : Proceedings of the 2012 Frontiers in Education Conference, Seattle, Washington, E1-1

conference
2011

Accounting education at a crossroad in 2010 and challenges facing accounting education in Australia

P de Lange, K Watty

(2011), Vol. 20, pp. 625-630, Accounting education : an international journal, Oxon, England, C1

journal
2010

Students' approaches to assessment in accounting education : the unique student perspective

K Watty, M Jackson, X Yu

(2010), Vol. 19, pp. 219-234, Accounting education : an international journal, London, England, C1-1

journal

The accounting professional of the future : never mind the quality check the look!

B Jackling, K Watty

(2010), Vol. 2, pp. 170-190, International journal of critical accounting, Olney, England, C1-1

journal

Vignette 6 Pluridisciplinary learning and assessment : reflections on practice

S Jones, K Watty

(2010), pp. 195-207, Interdisciplinary higher education : perspectives and practicalities, Bingley, England, B1-1

chapter
2009

Accountancy and academic/professional inter-dependency (or mutual exclusivity?)

R Wilson, A Pierce, M Allison, M Hoogendoorn, B Kral, K Watty

(2009), Vol. 6, pp. 149-156, Accounting in Europe, London, England, C1-1

journal
2008

How do academics conceive quality in higher education? A comparative study between Australia and Turkey

N Kalayci, K Watty, F Havirsever

(2008), pp. 277-286, Proceedings of the 2008 Further Education in the Balkan Countries symposium, Konya, Turkey, E1-1

conference

Academics perceptions and expectations on attaining the purposes of higher education cases in Turkey and Australia

N Kalayci, K Watty, F Havirsever

(2008), pp. 205-216, Proceedings of the 2008 Further Education in the Balkan Countries symposium, Konya, turkey, E1-1

conference

Changes in higher education and valuing the job : the views of accounting academics in Australia

K Watty, S Bellamy, C Morley

(2008), Vol. 30, pp. 139-151, Journal of higher education policy and management, Cammeray, N.S.W., C1-1

journal
2007

Quality in accounting education and low English standards among overseas students : is there a link?

K Watty

(2007), Vol. 15, pp. 22-29, People and place, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

journal
2006

Developing a scholarly approach to the evaluation of assessment practices

S Magdziarz, K Watty, K Hilliar, S Ji, M Simpson

(2006), Vol. 14, pp. 24-36, Asian review of accounting, Bingley, England, C1-1

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Want to know about quality in higher education? Ask an academic

K Watty

(2006), Vol. 12, pp. 291-301, Quality in Higher Education, London, England, C1-1

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Addressing the basics : academics' views of the purpose of higher education

K Watty

(2006), Vol. 33, pp. 23-39, Australian educational researcher, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

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Reflections on the mentoring process with academics entering a 'new' educational experience

K Watty, K Hilliar, S Ji, S Magdziarz, M Simpson

(2006), Vol. 14, pp. 37-48, Asian review of accounting, Bingley, England, C1-1

journal
2005

Quality in accounting education : what say the academics?

K Watty

(2005), Vol. 13, pp. 120-131, Quality Assurance in Education, Bingley, England, C1-1

journal
2003

Why business academics remain in Australian universities despite deteriorating working conditions and reduced job satisfaction : an intellectual puzzle

S Bellamy, C Morley, K Watty

(2003), Vol. 25, pp. 13-28, Journal of higher education policy and management, Cammeray, N.S.W., C1-1

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Grants

Australian Competitive Grants

Realising the potential: Assessing professional learning through the integration of ePortfolios in Australian business education

Prof Kim Watty, Dr Dale Holt, Prof Marie Kavanagh, A/Prof Shona Leitch, Mr Nicholas McGuigan, Dr Leanne Ngo

OLT Seed Projects - Office for Learning and Teaching

  • 2016: $2,000
  • 2015: $51,500
  • 2013: $154,500

Other Public Sector Funding

Achievement Matters: External peer review of learning and teaching academic standards for accounting

Prof Phil Hancock, A/Prof Mark Freeman, Prof Kim Watty

  • 2012: $12,727

Industry and Other Funding

Exploring Models of Accounting Education and IESs Adoption by Professional Bodies and Tertiary Institutions in Australia, Japan and Sri Lanka

Prof Kim Watty, Prof Satoshi Sugahara, Dr Luckmika Perera

  • 2012: $16,624
  • 2011: $7,346

Innovative teaching, learning and assessment in Accounting Education: Engaging with digital technologies that enhance student learning.

Prof Kim Watty

  • 2014: $5,770
  • 2013: $18,956

Research grant - ePortfolios in Business Education monograph

Prof Kim Watty, Dr Jade Mckay, Dr Leanne Ngo, Dr Dale Holt, Mr Nicholas McGuigan, A/Prof Shona Leitch, Prof Marie Kavanagh

  • 2016: $4,500

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report