Gordon Joughin (BSW, BA, DipTertEd, Med, PhD) is a senior lecturer in the Academic Development Unit at the University of Wollongong, Australia. He has worked in several Australian universities as well as the Hong Kong Institute of Education (2003-2007) where he directed the final phase of the Hong Kong-wide Learning Oriented Assessment Project. He is the editor of the recently published Assessment, Learning and Judgement in Higher Education (Springer, 2009), with contributions from leading assessment theorists in higher education from the UK, Europe, Australia and the United States and was a co-author (with David Careless, Ngar-Fun Lui and Associates) of How Assessment Supports Learning: Learning-oriented Assessment in Action (Hong Kong University Press, 2006).
Gordon coordinates the University of Wollongong’s course for academic staff new to university teaching and conducts an online program for tutors at the University’s ‘satellite’ campuses. He is a recent member of the University Senate and the University Education Committee. He has a particular interest in oral assessment in its various forms and in how assessment can be used to support student learning.
Alan Wright with Gordon and Julie Joughin on the steps of the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit.
A statue of the legendary Gordie Howe (aka “Mr. Hockey”) is the back drop as our Australian visitors get their first taste of NHL action.
Alan and Gordon pose in front of a giant poster featuring players from of the famous Red Wings hockey club.
Gordon pauses for a snap shot in the lobby of the Chrysler Theatre before a musical performance.