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Teaching and Learning

Visiting Scholars 2014

Dr Mitch Parsell

Dr Mitch Parsell is an Office for Learning and Teaching National Teaching Fellow and the Associate Dean Learning and Teaching for the Faculty of Human Sciences at Macquarie University. Mitch is especially interested in learning and teaching in higher education, online pedagogy and peer review of teaching.

He was joint lead, with Professor Judyth Sachs, on the ALTC leadership project Social, communicative and interpersonal leadership in the context of peer review , an international project that included Lund University (Sweden) and the University of Pretoria (South Africa). Mitch is joint editor (with Professor Sachs) of Peer Review of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: International Perspectives (Springer 2014); a book which resulted directly from the project.

His visit focussed on his OLT Fellowship Standards for distance learning. Further information is available at:

View Mitch Parsell's presentation:
Ensuring a quality online student experience - The Standards for Online Education Framework (staff only)