Mitch Parsell

Dr Mitch Parsell, Director of Learning and Teaching, Faculty of Human SciencesAreas for Mentoring

Mentoring for Learning and Teaching

  • Advice on student learning
  • Advice on how to convene courses
  • Advice on integrating technologies into the curriculum
  • Advice on assessment and feedback
  • Advice on general teaching methods
  • Assistance with feedback on course structure for teaching units

Mentoring for Learning and Teaching Awards and Grants

  • Assistance with the development of an application for a faculty learning and teaching award - Human Sciences
  • Assistance with the development of an application for a faculty learning and teaching grant - Human Sciences
  • Assistance with the development of an application for an MQ learning and teaching award
  • Assistance with the development of an application for an MQ learning and teaching grant
  • Assistance with the development of an application for a ALTC learning and teaching award
  • Assistance with the development of an application for a ALTC learning and teaching grant

Mentoring Conditions

  • One-on-one mentoring
    Sessions to be organised and specified at the beginning of the mentoring relationship between the mentor/mentee.
  • Group mentoring
    Recommended a maximum of 2-4 mentees for regular sessions to be decided by the group.
  • 3-4
    Willing to mentor only 3-4 mentees at any stage
  • Willing to mentor:
    • any mentees within my disciplines or across disciplines
  • Academic level of potential mentees: Any Level

Biographical details

Learning and Teaching

  • Coordinate Open Universities Australian - Department of Philosophy (2004-2007)
  • Open Universities Australia Review (Lead) - Undergraduate Arts offerings (2009).

Papers

  • 2007: Virtual Communities of Enquiry: an argument for their necessity and advice for their creation. E-Learning 4(2): 181-193. (Co-author Duke-Yonge).
  • 2004: Technology and Academic Virtue: Student Plagiarism Through the Looking Glass. Ethics and Information Technology 6(4):271-277

Learning and Teaching Awards and Grants

  • ALTC Citation (2008) - For outstanding promotion of student engagement by engendering a commitment to community and ownership of assessment
  • ALTC Leadership (Joint Lead) - Peer Evaluation of Learning and Teaching (2009)
  • ALTC Discipline (philosophy) - Forward Thinking (2007)
  • 2-3 University grants

Research

  • Forthcoming: The Ethics of Virtual Communities. Encyclopaedia of Applied Ethics. (Co-author Townley). Elsevier.
  • 2010: Williams syndrome: Dissociation and mental structure. ASCS09: Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the Australasian Society for Cognitive Science.
  • 2009: Quinean social skills: empirical evidence from eye-gaze against information encapsulation. Biology and Philosophy 24(1): 1-19
  • 2008: Pernicious Virtual Communities: Identity, Polarization and the Web 2.0. Ethics and Information Technology 1(1): 41-56
  • 2006: The Cognitive Costs of Extending an Evolutionary Mind into the Environment. Cognitive Processing 7(1): 3-10.

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