Cath Ellis

Associate Dean (Education)

Cath Ellis was appointed Associate Dean (Education) in the Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture at UNSW, Sydney in 2020. Previously she was Associate Dean (Education) in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Prior to that she worked at the University of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, UK and the University of Wollongong in Australia. While her background is in Australian and Postcolonial Literature, her current research is in the area of academic integrity with a particular interest in contract cheating.

Journal articles
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Bretag T; Harper R; Rundle K; Newton PM; Ellis C; Saddiqui S; van Haeringen K, 2020, 'Contract cheating in Australian higher education: a comparison of non-university higher education providers and universities', Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, vol. 45, pp. 125 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2019.1614146
2020
Ellis C; van Haeringen K; Harper R; Bretag T; Zucker I; McBride S; Rozenberg P; Newton P; Saddiqui S, 2020, 'Does authentic assessment assure academic integrity? Evidence from contract cheating data', Higher Education Research and Development, vol. 39, pp. 454 - 469, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2019.1680956
2020
Bretag T; Harper R; Burton M; Ellis C; Newton P; van Haeringen K; Saddiqui S; Rozenberg P, 2019, 'Contract cheating and assessment design: exploring the relationship', Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, vol. 44, pp. 676 - 691, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2018.1527892
2019
Harper R; Bretag T; Ellis C; Newton P; Rozenberg P; Saddiqui S; van Haeringen K, 2019, 'Contract cheating: a survey of Australian university staff', Studies in Higher Education, vol. 44, pp. 1857 - 1873, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2018.1462789
2019
Ellis C; Bretag T; Harper R; Burton M; Newton P; Rozenburg P; Saddiqui S; van Haeringen K, 2018, 'Contract cheating: a survey of Australian university students.', Studies in Higher Education, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2018.1462788
2018
Ellis C; Zucker IM; Randall D, 2018, 'The infernal business of contract cheating: Understanding the business processes and models of academic custom writing sites', International Journal for Educational Integrity, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40979-017-0024-3
2018
Ellis C, 2013, 'Broadening the scope and increasing the usefulness of learning analytics: The case for assessment analytics', British Journal of Educational Technology, vol. 44, pp. 662 - 664, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjet.12028
2013
Ellis C, 2013, 'The possessive logic of settler-invader nations in Olympic ceremonies', Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, vol. 10, pp. 105 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14766825.2012.683661
2013
Ellis C, 2012, 'Streamlining plagiarism detection: The role of electronic assessment management', International Journal for Educational Integrity, vol. 8, pp. 46 - 56
2012
Ellis C, 2007, 'The Barry McKenzie Movies', STUDIES IN AUSTRALASIAN CINEMA, vol. 1, pp. 119 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/sac.1.1.119_5
2007
Elder C; Pratt A; Ellis C, 2006, 'Running race: Reconciliation, nationalism and the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games', International Review for the Sociology of Sport, vol. 41, pp. 181 - 200, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1012690206075420
2006
Ellis C, 2004, 'Helping yourself: Mario Morgan and the fabrication of indigenous wisdom', Australian Literary Studies, vol. 21
2004
Ellis C, 1997, 'Socialist realism in the Australian literary context: With specific reference to the writing of Katharine Susannah Prichard', Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 21, pp. 38 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14443059709387335
1997
Book Chapters
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Ellis C; van Haeringen K; House D, 2020, 'Technology, policy and research: establishing evidentiary standards for managing contract cheating cases', in A Research Agenda for Academic Integrity, Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 138 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781789903775.00017
2020
Ellis C, 2018, 'The practicalities of using assessment management to develop evaluative judgement', in Developing Evaluative Judgement in Higher Education: Assessment for Knowing and Producing Quality Work, pp. 127 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315109251
2018
Ellis C, 2017, 'The Importance of E-Portfolios for Effective Student-Facing Learning Analytics', in E-Portfolios in Higher Education A Multidisciplinary Approach, Springer, pp. 35 - 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-3803-7_3
2017
Ellis C, 2014, 'Reflections on the role of self-paced, online resources in higher education or how youtube is teaching me how to knit', in Open Source Technology: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, pp. 1265 - 1281, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-7230-7.ch061
2014
Ellis C, 2013, 'Reflections on the role of self-paced, online resources in higher education or how youtube is teaching me how to knit', in Cases on Quality Teaching Practices in Higher Education, pp. 330 - 353, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-3661-3.ch020
2013
Ellis C, 2011, 'Using student assessment choice and e-assessment to achieve self-regulated learning', in Dettori G; Persico D (ed.), Fostering Self-regulated Learning Through ICT, IGI Global, pp. 89
2011
Ellis C; Folley S, 2010, 'Handbook of Research on Hybrid Learning Models', in Wang FL; Fong J; Kwan R (ed.), Handbook of Research on Hybrid Learning Models, IGI Global, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-380-7.ch015
2010
Ellis C; Elder C; Pratt A, 2004, 'Whiteness in constructions of Australian nationhood: Indigenes, immigrants and governmentality', in Whitening Race Essays in Social and Cultural Criticism, Aboriginal Studies Press, pp. 208 - 221
2004
Conference Papers
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Ellis C, 2008, '‘You Can’t Do That in a Classroom!’: How Distributed Learning Can Assist in the Widespread Adoption of Hybrid Learning Strategies', in Hybrid Learning and Education, Hybrid Learning and Education, pp. 1 - 16, presented at Hybrid Learning and Education, 13 August 2008 - 15 August 2008, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-85170-7_1
2008

Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning, Unviersity of Wollongong, 2002 AUD5000

National Teaching Fellowship, HIgher Education Academy, 2010 GBP10 000

Extraordinary Contribution Award, Thank You Awards, University of Huddersfield, GBP500

2016 Office of Learning and Teaching Strategic Priority Project: Contract Cheating and Assessment Design: Exploring the Connection AUD338 000

Project Leaders: Tracey Bretag and Rowena Harper (University of South Australia),

Project Team: Cath Ellis (UNSW), Karen van Haeringen (Griffith University), Pearl Rozenberg (University of Sydney), Phil Newton (Swansea University)

2011 Joint Information Systems Committee Assessment and Feedback Program: Evaluating the Benefits of Electronic Assessment Management GBP48 000

Project Leader: Cath Ellis

Project Director: Tim Thornton

Project Team: Cheryl Reynolds, Sue Folley, Liz Bennett, Paul Buckley, Kathrine Jensen, Sarah Broxton (University of Huddersfield)

2005 Teaching Quality Enhancement Fund: Incorporating Distributed Learning Strategies into Modules Delivered to Remote Centres and Franchise Colleges GBP143 000

Project Leader: Cath Ellis (University of Huddersfield)