Best Article Award Announcement
Higher Education Research & Development
Higher Education Research and Development’s Best Article Award is awarded annually to the best article from the previous calendar year. The first Award was announced at the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) Conference in Auckland, July 2019. This award is sponsored by the journal’s publisher Taylor & Francis and comes with a prize of $1000. Taylor & Francis kindly make the best article freely accessible. The articles shortlisted for the Award will also be freely accessible for three months.
The best article is determined based on the journal’s six review criteria:
- The paper provides an important critical and/or analytical insight that contributes something new to the field of higher education studies
- The issue/problem is well situated in an appropriate literature
- The paper demonstrates methodological soundness
- The conclusion is well supported and persuasively argued
- The paper is succinct and coherent
- Overall, the paper reads well and will engage an international higher education audience.
You can browse the winning articles below.
|2019 Winner||Peter Kilgour et al.||Threshold concepts about online pedagogy for novice online teachers in higher education||38||7|
|2019 Runner Up||Chi Baik, Wendy Larcombe & Abi Brooker||How universities can enhance student mental wellbeing: the student perspective||38||4|
|2019 Runner Up||James Burford & Genine Hook||Curating care-full spaces: doctoral students negotiating study from home||38||7|
|2019 Runner Up||Sue Kilpatrick et al.||Disruptions and bridges in rural Australia: higher education aspiration to expectation of participation||38||3|
|2019 Runner Up||Clarence Maybee et al.||Informed learning design: teaching and learning through engagement with information||38||3|
|2018 Winner||Sarah O'Shea & Janine Delahunty||Getting through the day and still having a smile on my face! How do students define success in the university learning environment?||37||5|