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Dr Joanna Tai

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Research Fellow

Faculty

Cent Res Assess Digital Learn

Department

Cent Res Assess Digital Learn

Campus

Deakin Downtown

Qualifications

Graduate Certificate of Higher Education Learning and Teaching, Deakin University, 2019
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2015
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, Monash University, 2010

Biography

Joanna has a background in medicine and health professions education. Joanna's interests include student perspectives on learning and assessment from university to the workplace, peer-assisted learning, feedback and assessment literacy, developing capacity for evaluative judgement, and research synthesis.

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Research interests

peer learning, assessment for learning, evaluative judgement, student experience, medical education, clinical skills, faculty development, student agency

Affiliations

Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy

Member of the Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators

Member of the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction; Special Interest Group 1 - Assessment and Evaluation

Member of the Australian Association for Research in Education; Special Interest Group Assessment & Measurement

Member of the Australasian Society for Computers In Learning In Tertiary Education

Knowledge areas

peer learning, assessment for learning, evaluative judgement, student experience

Professional activities

Member of the Committee of Management for the Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professions Educators, 2017 - present

Co-convenor of the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Assessment and Measurement SIG, 2018 - present

Awards

ANZAHPE 2010 Undergraduate Student Research Prize

AMEE PhD Thesis Prize 2016 

Publications

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2020

Conceptualizations and Measures of Student Engagement: A Worked Example of Systematic Review

Joanna Tai, Rola Ajjawi, Margaret Bearman, Paul Wiseman

(2020), pp. 91-110, Systematic Reviews in Educational Research Methodology, Perspectives and Application, Berlin, Germany, B1

book chapter

Digitally Mediated Assessment in Higher Education: Ethical and Social Impacts

Margaret Bearman, P Dawson, Joanna Tai

(2020), Vol. 7, pp. 23-36, Re-imagining University Assessment in a Digital World, Berlin, Germany, B1

book chapter

The Future of Self and Peer Assessment: Are Technology or People the Key?

Joanna Tai, Chie Adachi

(2020), pp. 213-227, Re-imagining university assessment in a digital world, Berlin, Germany, B1

book chapter

Paradigm shifts during higher degrees by research

Charlotte Denniston, Joanna Tai

(2020), Vol. 17, pp. 98-99, Clinical teacher, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Aligning assessment with the needs of work-integrated learning: the challenges of authentic assessment in a complex context

R Ajjawi, J Tai, T Huu Nghia, D Boud, L Johnson, C Patrick

(2020), Vol. 45, pp. 304-316, Assessment and evaluation in higher education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Grudges and gratitude: the social-affective impacts of peer assessment

J Zhou, Y Zheng, J Tai

(2020), Vol. 45, pp. 345-358, Assessment and evaluation in higher education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

How conceptualising respect can inform feedback pedagogies

J Zhou, P Dawson, J Tai, M Bearman

(2020), pp. 1-13, Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, London, Eng., C1

journal article

'I'd struggle to see it as cheating': the policy and regulatory environments of study drug use at universities

M Dunn, P Dawson, M Bearman, J Tai

(2020), pp. 1-13, Higher Education Research and Development, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

What can higher education learn from feedback seeking behaviour in organisations? Implications for feedback literacy

G Joughin, D Boud, P Dawson, J Tai

(2020), pp. 1-13, Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Preparing students for the future through developing evaluative judgement

O Naidoo, J Tai, M Penman

(2020), pp. 1-6, Clinical Teacher, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Re-imagining University Assessment in a Digital World

M Bearman, Phillip Dawson, R Ajjawi, J Tai, D Boud

(2020), Berlin, Germany, A7

edited book
2019

The transformative role of self and peer assessment in developing critical thinkers

Joanna Tai, Chie Adachi

(2019), pp. 64-74, Innovative Assessment in Higher Education A Handbook for Academic Practitioners, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

Beware the Simple Impact Measure: Learning from the Parallels with Student Engagement

Joanna Tai, Phillip Dawson, Margaret Bearman, Rola Ajjawi

(2019), pp. 37-50, The impact of feedback in higher education : improving assessment outcomes for learners, Berlin, Germany, B1

book chapter

Survey and other textual data

Michelle Kelly, Joanna Tai

(2019), pp. 113-120, Healthcare simulation research: a practical guide, Cham, Switzerland, B1

book chapter

Does the use of summative peer assessment in collaborative group work inhibit good judgement?

B Sridharan, J Tai, D Boud

(2019), Vol. 77, pp. 853-870, Higher education, Cham, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Conversation starter: advancing the theory of peer-assisted learning

Tyler Callese, Roy Strowd, Benino Navarro, Ilene Rosenberg, Christine Waasdorp Hurtado, Joanna Tai, Janet Riddle, Anna Cianciolo

(2019), Vol. 31, pp. 7-16, Teaching and learning in medicine, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Student perspectives of engagement in learning in contemporary and digital contexts

J Tai, R Bellingham, J Lang, P Dawson

(2019), Vol. 38, pp. 1075-1089, Higher Education Research and Development, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Authenticating assessment through the video essay-a pilot case study

Sean Redmond, Joanna Tai

(2019), Vol. 5, Cinema journal, Austin, Tex., C1

journal article

Digital literacy expectations in higher education

J Coldwell-Neilson

(2019), pp. 103-112, ASCILITE 2018 : Open oceans: learning without borders : Proceedings of the 35th International Conference of Innovation, Practice and Research in the use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education, Geelong, Vic., E1

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2018

Creating an agenda for developing students' evaluative judgement

D Boud, P Dawson, J Tai, R Ajjawi

(2018), pp. 186-195, Developing evaluative judgement in higher education: assessment for knowing and producing quality work, Abingdon, Eng., B1

book chapter

Conceptualising evaluative judgement for sustainable assessment in higher education

R Ajjawi, J Tai, P Dawson, D Boud

(2018), pp. 7-17, Developing evaluative judgement in higher education: assessment for knowing and producing quality work, Abingdon, Eng., B1

book chapter

The role of peers in developing evaluative judgement

J Tai, S Sevenhuysen

(2018), pp. 156-165, Developing Evaluative Judgement in Higher Education: Assessment for Knowing and Producing Quality Work, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

What should we teach the teachers? Identifying the learning priorities of clinical supervisors

Margaret Bearman, Joanna Tai, Fiona Kent, Vicki Edouard, Debra Nestel, Elizabeth Molloy

(2018), Vol. 23, pp. 29-41, Advances in health sciences education, Cham, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Academics' perceptions of the benefits and challenges of self and peer assessment in higher education

C Adachi, J Tai, P Dawson

(2018), Vol. 43, pp. 294-306, Assessment & evaluation in higher education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

A framework for designing, implementing, communicating and researching peer assessment

C Adachi, J Tai, P Dawson

(2018), Vol. 37, pp. 453-467, Higher education research and development, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Developing evaluative judgement in higher education: assessment for knowing and producing quality work

D Boud, R Ajjawi, P Dawson, J Tai

(2018), Abingdon, Eng., A7

edited book

Evaluative judgement and peer assessment: promoting a beneficial reciprocal relationship

J Tai

(2018), pp. 516-521, ASCILITE 2018 : Proceedings of the 35th International Conference on Open Oceans : Learning without Borders - Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education, Geelong, Victoria, E1

conference
2017

Identifying opportunities for peer learning: an observational study of medical students on clinical placements

J Tai, B Canny, T Haines, E Molloy

(2017), Vol. 29, pp. 13-24, Teaching and learning in medicine, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Implementing peer learning in clinical education: a framework to address challenges in the "real world"

J Tai, B Canny, T Haines, E Molloy

(2017), Vol. 29, pp. 162-172, Teaching and learning in medicine, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Gender matters: students' perceptions of peer learning in clinical education

Joanna Tai, Benedict Canny, Elizabeth Molloy, Terry Haines

(2017), Vol. 18, Focus on Health Professional Education, Renmark, S. Aust, C1

journal article

Developing evaluative judgement: enabling students to make decisions about the quality of work

J Tai, R Ajjawi, D Boud, P Dawson, E Panadero

(2017), Vol. 76, pp. 467-481, Higher education, Cham, Switzerland, C1

journal article
2016

Clinical supervision training across contexts.

J Tai, M Bearman, V Edouard, F Kent, D Nestel, E Molloy

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 262-266, Clinical teacher, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

The role of peer-assisted learning in building evaluative judgement: opportunities in clinical medical education

J Tai, B Canny, T Haines, E Molloy

(2016), Vol. 21, pp. 659-676, Advances in health sciences education, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Same-level peer-assisted learning in medical clinical placements: a narrative systematic review

J Tai, E Molloy, T Haines, B Canny

(2016), Vol. 50, pp. 469-484, Medical education, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Undertaking and reporting qualitative research

J Tai, R Ajjawi

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 175-182, Clinical teacher, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Enabler or inhibitor? Educational technology in self and peer assessment

C Adachi, J Tai, P Dawson

(2016), pp. 11-16, ASCILITE 2016 : Show Me The Learning : Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference of Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education, Adelaide, South Australia, E1

conference
2014

A study of medical students' peer learning on clinical placements: what they have taught themselves to do

J Tai, T Haines, B Canny, E Molloy

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 57-80, Journal of peer learning, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1-1

journal article
2013

Honesty in critically reflective essays: an analysis of student practice

S Maloney, J Tai, K Lo, E Molloy, D Ilic

(2013), Vol. 18, pp. 617-626, Advances in health sciences education, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Students as teachers

J Tai, S Cooray, J Kam

(2013), Vol. 199, pp. 754-756, Medical journal of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal article

A vertical study programme for medical students: peer-assisted learning in practice

J Kam, J Tai, R Mitchell, E Halley, S Vance

(2013), Vol. 35, pp. e943-e945, Medical teacher, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Equivalencies, standards and adjustments: re-inventing inclusive assessment practices in exam settings

Dr Joanna Tai, A/Prof Rola Ajjawi, Prof Margaret Bearman, Dr Mary Dracup

  • 2020: $15,000

Industry and Other Funding

Preparing students for the 21st century workplace: the critical role of assessment

A/Prof Rola Ajjawi, Prof David Boud, Dr Joanna Tai, Prof Liz Johnson

  • 2017: $10,000

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2020

Sarah Lambert

Thesis entitled: Open Education as Social Justice

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education