Position

Professor of Assessment
School of Education

Research expertise

  • Education systems
  • Educational change
  • Specialist studies in education

Research interests

Higher education quality
Learning and teaching in higher education
Assessment in Higher Education
Work-integrated Learning (Education for Practice)
Curriculum development and evaluation in higher education
Women's development in India

Educaitonal Evaluation and Change

Supervisory interests

  • Higher education
  • Higher education policy

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Higher Education Curriculum, Teaching, Learning and Assessment (4) ; Assessment (-1) ; Clinical education and assessment (-2) ; Early Career Researcher Development (1) ; VET Pedagogy (-1) ;

Associate supervisor : Professional Learning (-1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Quality Assurance Enhancement of Learning and Teaching In Indonesian Islamic Education (-1) ; Curriculum in Indonesian Islamic Higher Education (1) ; The Role of Schools in the inculcation of Wisdom in Youth (-1) ; Nursing leadership and education (-2) ;

Associate supervisor : Assessment of Creativity in Higher Education (-1) ;

Publications

  • Orrell, J.E. and Sanderson, G. (2016). Refocusing Academia for the 21st Century. In Joy Higgs and Franziska Trede, ed. Professional Practice Discourse Marginalia. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers, pp. 93-100.
  • Rasyid, M.N.A., Orrell, J.E. and Conway, R.N. (2016). Enhancing the quality of learning and teaching in an Indonesian Islamic university. In Janice Orrell and David Curtis, ed. Publishing higher degree research: Making the transition from student to researcher. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense.
  • Orrell, J.E. and Curtis, D.D. (2016). Transforming identities: From students and reformers to researchers. In Janice Orrell and David Curtis, ed. Publishing higher degree research: Making the transition from student to researcher. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense.
  • Cooper, L.T. and Orrell, J.E. (2016). University and Community Engagement: Towards a Partnership based on Deliberate Reciprocity. In Franziska Trede & Celina McEwen, ed. Educating the Deliberate Professional: Preparing for Future Practices. New York, United States of America: Springer, pp. 107-123.
    [10.1007/978-3-319-32958-1_8]
  • Habiburrahim, .., Orrell, J.E. and Conway, R.N. (2016). Integrating graduate attributes into Islamic higher education institution curricula in Aceh, Indonesia. In Janice Orrell and David Curtis, ed. Publishing higher degree research: Making the transition from student to researcher. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense.
  • Orrell, J.E. and Alder, S. (2016). Acting Within And Against Hegemonic Practices And Discourses. In Joy Higgs and Franziska Trede, ed. Professional Practice Discourse Marginalia. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers, pp. 205-212.
  • Orrell, J.E. and Higgs, J. (2012). Social and political change: implications for professional and practice-based university education. In J Higgs, R Barnett, S Billett, M Hutchings & F Trede, ed. Practice-based education: perspectives and strategies. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pp. 41-54.
    [Web Link]
  • Orrell, J.E. (2008). Assessment Beyond Belief: The cognitive process of grading. In Anton Havnes, Liz McDowell, ed. Balancing Dilemmas In Assessment and Learning in Contemporary Higher Education. New York: Routledge, pp. 251-263.
  • Blackmore, P., Chalmers, D., Marshall, S., Orrell, J.E. and Wilson, A. (2006). Positioning leadership and management in academic practice. In Liz Elvidge, ed. Exploring good leadership and management practice in higher education. Cambridge, UK: Jill Rogers Associates, pp. 167-181.
    [Web Link]
  • Orrell, J.E. and Curtis, D.D. (Eds.). (2016). Publishing Higher Degree Research: Making the Transition from Student to Researcher. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
  • Orrell, J.E. (2011). Good Practice Report: Work-Integrated learning. Sydney: Office of Learning and Teaching.
  • Cooper, L.L., Orrell, J.E. and Bowden, M. (2010). Work Integrated Learning: A guide to effective practice. New York: Taylor and Francis.
  • Southwell, D., Gannaway, D.L., Orrell, J.E., Chalmers, D. and Abraham, C. (2005). Strategies for Effective Dissemination of Project Outcomes: A report for the Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. Australia: Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education/Commonwealth of Australia.
    [Web Link]
  • Agnew, D.R., Pill, S.A. and Orrell, J.E. (2016). More than a University Topic: Work-Integrated Learning as Partnerships to make a Significant and Sustainable Difference to Less Privileged Communities at Home and Abroad. In New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education International Conference. New Zealand Association for Cooeprative Education. New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education International Conference. Massey University, New Zealand. Apr 2016, pp. 30-31.
  • Orrell, J.E. and Condon, J.A. (2004). Supervision : induction to new practice and developing better practice: are they the same thing? In Proceedings of the 2004 International Quality in postgraduate research: re-imagining research education: international conference. Canberra, ACT: The Centre for the Enhancement of Learning, Teaching and Scholarship. Quality in Postgraduate Research: Re-Imagining Research Education: International Conference. Adelaide, SA, pp. 63-67.
    [Web Link]
  • Orrell, J.E., Condon, J.A. and Najar, R.L. (2003). Preparing academics to teach: Report of a national workshop (Abstract) In Learning for an Unknown Future: HERDSA Conference. NZ: HIGHER EDUCATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT SOCIETY OF AUSTRALASIA. Learning for an Unknown Future: HERDSA Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand. Jul 2003.
  • Silins, H., Murray-Harvey, R. and Orrell, J.E. (2000). Improving University teaching and learning. In Silins, H., Murray-Harvey, R., & Orrell, J., ed. Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education Miniconference. Adelaide: Flinders University Press. Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education Miniconference. Flinders University. Nov 1999.
  • Silins, H. and Orrell, J.E. (1999). Improving University Teaching and Learning. In Silins, H. & Orrell, J., ed. Proceedings of the Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education Conference. Adelaide, SA: Flinders University Press. Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education Conference. Flinders University. Nov 1998.
  • Silins, H., Murray-Harvey, R. and Orrell, J.E. (1998). Improving university teaching and learning. In Silins, H., Murray-Harvey, R. & Orrell, J., ed. Proceedings of the Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education Conference. Adelaide: Flinders University Press. Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education Conference. Flinders University. Nov 1997.
  • Murray-Harvey, R., Silins, H. and Orrell, J.E. (1996). Improving university teaching and learning. In Silins, H., Murray-Harvey, R. & Orrell, J., ed. Proceedings of the Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education Conference. Adelaide: Flinders University Press. Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education Conference. Flinders University. Nov 1995.
  • Hay, I.M., Orrell, J.E. and Torjul, P.R. (2003). Well, what do you know? A skills portfolio project. B-HERT News. 16 pp. 10-12.
  • Murray-Harvey, R., Silins, H. and Orrell, J.E. (1996). Assessment for learning: A guide for academics.
  • Agnew, D.R., Pill, S.A. and Orrell, J.E. (2016). Work-Integrated Learning: Making a Contribution to Less Privileged Communities at Home and Abroad. In Karsten E. Zegwaard & Katharine Hoskyn, ed. Refereed Proceedings of the 19th New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education Conference. Takapuna New Zealand: New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education. 19th New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education. Takapuna, New Zealand. Apr 2016, pp. 9-12.
  • Orrell, J.E. (2004). An exploration of congruence and disjunction between academics' thinking when assessing and their beliefs about assessment practice. In Chris Rust, ed. Improving Student Learning: Theory, Research and Scholarship: the 11th Improving Student Learning Symposium. Oxford, UK: Oxolian Rewley Press. Improving Student Learning Symposium. Leicestershire, UK. Sep 2003, pp. 186-199.
  • Marshall, S., Orrell, J.E., Cameron, A., Bosanquet, A. and Thomas, S. (2011). Leading and managing learning and teaching in higher education. Higher Education Research and Development (HERDSA) 30(2) pp. 87-103.
    [10.1080/07294360.2010.512631] [Scopus]
  • Southwell, D., Gannaway, D.L., Orrell, J.E., Chalmers, D. and Abraham, C. (2010). Strategies for effective dissemination of the outcomes of teaching and learning projects. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 32(1) pp. 55-67.
    [10.1080/13600800903440550] [Scopus]
  • Orrell, J.E. (2006). Feedback on learning achievement: rhetoric and reality. Teaching in Higher Education, 11(4) pp. 441-456.
    [10.1080/13562510600874235] [Scopus]
  • Cooper, L.L., Orrell, J.E. and Bowden, M. (2010). Work Integrated Learning: A guide to effective practice. New York: Taylor and Francis.
  • Habiburrahim, .., Orrell, J.E. and Conway, R.N. (2016). Integrating graduate attributes into Islamic higher education institution curricula in Aceh, Indonesia. In Janice Orrell and David Curtis, ed. Publishing higher degree research: Making the transition from student to researcher. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense.
  • Orrell, J.E. and Alder, S. (2016). Acting Within And Against Hegemonic Practices And Discourses. In Joy Higgs and Franziska Trede, ed. Professional Practice Discourse Marginalia. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers, pp. 205-212.
  • Cooper, L.T. and Orrell, J.E. (2016). University and Community Engagement: Towards a Partnership based on Deliberate Reciprocity. In Franziska Trede & Celina McEwen, ed. Educating the Deliberate Professional: Preparing for Future Practices. New York, United States of America: Springer, pp. 107-123.
    [10.1007/978-3-319-32958-1_8]
  • Orrell, J.E. and Curtis, D.D. (2016). Transforming identities: From students and reformers to researchers. In Janice Orrell and David Curtis, ed. Publishing higher degree research: Making the transition from student to researcher. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense.
  • Rasyid, M.N.A., Orrell, J.E. and Conway, R.N. (2016). Enhancing the quality of learning and teaching in an Indonesian Islamic university. In Janice Orrell and David Curtis, ed. Publishing higher degree research: Making the transition from student to researcher. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense.
  • Orrell, J.E. and Sanderson, G. (2016). Refocusing Academia for the 21st Century. In Joy Higgs and Franziska Trede, ed. Professional Practice Discourse Marginalia. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers, pp. 93-100.
  • Orrell, J.E. and Higgs, J. (2012). Social and political change: implications for professional and practice-based university education. In J Higgs, R Barnett, S Billett, M Hutchings & F Trede, ed. Practice-based education: perspectives and strategies. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, pp. 41-54.
    [Web Link]
  • Orrell, J.E. (2008). Assessment Beyond Belief: The cognitive process of grading. In Anton Havnes, Liz McDowell, ed. Balancing Dilemmas In Assessment and Learning in Contemporary Higher Education. New York: Routledge, pp. 251-263.
  • Blackmore, P., Chalmers, D., Marshall, S., Orrell, J.E. and Wilson, A. (2006). Positioning leadership and management in academic practice. In Liz Elvidge, ed. Exploring good leadership and management practice in higher education. Cambridge, UK: Jill Rogers Associates, pp. 167-181.
    [Web Link]

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Subject Titles

  • India
  • Primary Health Care
  • Universities

Interests

  • Teaching in Universities (specifically the assessment of student learning, and field and clinical education in universities)
  • Primary Health Care in Development (specifically non-formal education and health development in India)

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