Graduate Attributes articulated with Research Skills (thanks to University of the South Pacific)

RTEmagicC_RSD.pngFinally! We have a simple articulation of the six facets of the RSD ( with Graduate Attributes, thanks to USP.

This is in the report of USP’s visit to University of Adelaide and Monash University, when they came to see first-hand the use of the RSD in these universities. The front cover of the report elegantly depicts the connections between their Graduate Attributes and the 6 facets of the RSD.

USP has developed a portal for their RSD resources:

It comes complete with downloadable RSD-framed assessment rubrics that they developed for their compulsary first year courses on English for Academic Purposes and Communication and Information Literacy, each providing for around 2000 students each semester:

USP is currently well-set up to evaluate their implementation of RSD across all undergraduate degree programs, so watch their space!


The webinar on this topic ran on 10th of May and the recording is availableĀ

Author: johnwillison

Senior Leturer, Discipline of Higher Education, School of Education, University of Adelaide.

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