Invited Scholar

Rola Ajjawi

Rola Ajjawi, PhD

Senior Research Fellow
Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning
Deakin University, Australia

Dates of Visit: April 9 – 12, 2018

Purpose of Visit

The Department of Physical Therapy and CHES hosted a Special Presentation:
April 12, 2018
What Makes for a Successful Research Environment?

During this visit to CHES, Dr. Ajjawi will be meeting with individual members of the CHES community to discuss their research ideas, offer advice, and explore areas of joint interest.


Dr. Rola Ajjawi has a Bachelor’s Honours Degree in Physiotherapy and worked as a physiotherapist and clinical educator before moving into academia full-time with the completion of her PhD in 2007. Since then she has led a programme of research centred on workplace learning with an interest in assessment and feedback in the workplace. She has over 70 publications including peer- review journal articles, book chapters and books. Rola is Deputy Editor for the journal Medical Education and is co-editor of a forthcoming book on Developing Evaluative Judgement.