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Professor Tony Harland

BSc(Hons) (Newcastle), PGCE (Strathclyde), MPhil (Newcastle), PhD (Glasgow)

Email: tony.harland@otago.ac.nz
Phone: +64 3 479 8136
Google Scholar link

About Tony

Photo of Tony Harland for profileTony studies the purposes of a university education. Recent projects have looked at the ways in which higher education is valued, how teaching values form an important part of a student’s education, what critical theory has to offer our thinking about university work and its relationship to society, and how students learn through doing research. Tony teaches qualitative research methods and other topics such as learning theory, leadership and peer review.

Teaching

HEDU503 - Research in Higher Education
HEDU510 - Advanced Topics in Higher Education
HEDU590 - Research Dissertation
ECOL212 - Ecological Applications
ECOL313 - Ecology Field Course

Teaching at Tautuku
Teaching at Tautuku

Supervision

Prospective PhD Students:

I am happy to consider proposals from suitable candidates from any discipline to work in the fields of policy and practice in higher education.

For scholarship information see the University of Otago website

Apply for Postgraduate study with Higher Education Development

Kaikoura
Uplift at Kaikoura

Current Students

  • Maree Steel - PhD: The teaching experiences of medical interns in a period of transition

Past Students

  • Krishneel Reddy (2020) Using student peer review to enhance student's learning experience in higher education
  • Rachel Tan (2019) The impact of globalisation on an emerging research university in a developing country
  • Raewyn Lesa (2019) Simulated learning environments and the development of clinical judgment in undergraduate nursing students
  • Farhana Abu Bakar (2018) The use of humour in teaching and learning in higher education
  • Wee Chun Tan (2018) The oral examination
  • Sharon Sharmini (2015) Examining a thesis by publication
  • Joanna Joseph (2014) Critical Pedagogy in English language teaching
  • Rob Wass (2012) Critical thinking in higher education
  • Jessie Jansen (2011) Enhancing research capability in a clinical setting
  • Althea Blakey (2011) Critical thinking in clinical teaching
  • Maree Steel (2009) Portfolios in clinical education: multiple spaces for learning
  • Sherry Lilley (2007) Experiences of mentoring in primary health care settings

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Publications

Wald, N., & Harland, T. (2021). Students as scholars and the scholarship of student learning. Teaching in Higher Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13562517.2021.1989583

Joseph Jeyaraj, J., Wald, N., & Harland, T. (2021). Higher education teachers’ experiences of becoming research active: Striving for university status in the Global South. Asia Pacific Education Review. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12564-021-09688-8

Lesā, R., Daniel, B., & Harland, T. (2021). Learning with simulation: The experience of nursing students. Clinical Simulation in Nursing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ecns.2021.02.009

Wald, N., & Harland, T. (2021). Measuring changes in higher-order cognition through the assessment of complex knowledge over time. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/02602938.2020.1871467

Tan, R. S.-E., Harland, T., & Daniel, B. (2021). The benefits and challenges of globalisation for the development of higher education teaching and research: A case study of an emerging University in East Africa. Journal of Asian & African Studies, 56(4), 905-918. doi: 10.1177/0021909620950359

Harland, T. (2020). University challenge: Critical issues for teaching and learning. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 192p. doi: 10.4324/9781003008859

Authored Book - Research

Daniel, B. K., & Harland, T. (2018). Higher education research methodology: A step-by-step guide to the research process. London, UK: Routledge, 154p.

Authored Book - Research

Harland, T. (2012). University teaching: An introductory guide. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 136p.

Authored Book - Research

Harland, T., & Pickering, N. (2011). Values in higher education teaching. London, UK: Routledge, 134p.

Authored Book - Research

Harland, T. (1998). Stories about small-group teaching. A problem-based approach. VOlume 2: Students' reflections. Sheffield: University of Sheffield, 50p.

Authored Book - Research

Harland, T. (1997). Stories about small-group teaching. A problem-based approach. Volume 1 Lecturers' reflections. Sheffield: University of Sheffield, 50p.

Authored Book - Research

Harland, T. (2017). The contemporary research university and the contest for deliberative space. In B. K. Daniel (Ed.), Big data and learning analytics in higher education: Current theory and practice. (pp. 73-86). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Chapter in Book - Research

Harland, T. (2016). Deliberate subversion of time: Slow scholarship and learning through research. In F. Trede & C. McEwen (Eds.), Educating the deliberate professional: Preparing for future practices. (pp. 175-188). Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-32958-1_12

Chapter in Book - Research

Harland, T. (2010). Educating the doctoral student: Don't forget the teaching. In M. Walker & P. Thomson (Eds.), The Routledge doctoral supervisor's companion: Supporting effective research in education and the social sciences. (pp. 292-299). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Chapter in Book - Research

Harland, T., & Scaife, J. (2010). Academic apprenticeship. In T. Kerry (Ed.), Meeting the challenges of change in postgraduate education. (pp. 179-188). London: Continuum International.

Chapter in Book - Research

Harland, T. (2009). The university, neoliberal reform and the liberal educational ideal. In M. Tight, K. H. Mok, J. Huisman & C. C. Morphew (Eds.), The Routledge International Handbook of Higher Education. (pp. 511-523). New York: Routledge.

Chapter in Book - Research

Harland, T., & Wald, N. (2021). The assessment arms race and the evolution of a university’s assessment practices. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 46(1), 105-117. doi: 10.1080/02602938.2020.1745753

Journal - Research Article

Joseph Jeyaraj, J., Wald, N., & Harland, T. (2021). Higher education teachers’ experiences of becoming research active: Striving for university status in the Global South. Asia Pacific Education Review. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12564-021-09688-8

Journal - Research Article

Lesā, R., Daniel, B., & Harland, T. (2021). Learning with simulation: The experience of nursing students. Clinical Simulation in Nursing. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ecns.2021.02.009

Journal - Research Article

Reddy, K., Harland, T., Wass, R., & Wald, N. (2021). Student peer review as a process of knowledge creation through dialogue. Higher Education Research & Development, 40(4), 825-837. doi: 10.1080/07294360.2020.1781797

Journal - Research Article

Tan, R. S.-E., Harland, T., & Daniel, B. (2021). The benefits and challenges of globalisation for the development of higher education teaching and research: A case study of an emerging University in East Africa. Journal of Asian & African Studies, 56(4), 905-918. doi: 10.1177/0021909620950359

Journal - Research Article

Wald, N., & Harland, T. (2021). Measuring changes in higher-order cognition through the assessment of complex knowledge over time. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/02602938.2020.1871467

Journal - Research Article

Wald, N., & Harland, T. (2021). Students as scholars and the scholarship of student learning. Teaching in Higher Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/13562517.2021.1989583

Journal - Research Article

Tan, R. S., Harland, T., & Daniel, B. K. (2020). The influence of digital globalisation on an East African university. International Journal of Education & Development using Information & Communication Technology, 16(2), 176-187.

Journal - Research Article

Wald, N., & Harland, T. (2020). Rethinking the teaching roles and assessment responsibilities of student teaching assistants. Journal of Further & Higher Education, 44(1), 43-53. doi: 10.1080/0309877X.2018.1499883

Journal - Research Article

Wass, R., Timmermans, J., Harland, T., & McLean, A. (2020). Annoyance and frustration: Emotional responses to being assessed in higher education. Active Learning in Higher Education, 21(3), 189-201. doi: 10.1177/1469787418762462

Journal - Research Article

Joseph Jeyaraj, J., & Harland, T. (2019). Linking critical pedagogy practice to higher education in Malaysia: Insights from English language teachers. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 39(1), 1-13. doi: 10.1080/02188791.2019.1572590

Journal - Research Article

Wald, N., & Harland, T. (2019). Graduate attributes frameworks or powerful knowledge? Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management, 41(4), 361-374. doi: 10.1080/1360080X.2019.1613310

Journal - Research Article

Harland, T., & Wald, N. (2018). Curriculum, teaching and powerful knowledge. Higher Education, 76(4), 615-628. doi: 10.1007/s10734-017-0228-8

Journal - Research Article

Harland, T., & Wald, N. (2018). Vanilla teaching as a rationale choice: The impact of research and compliance on teacher development. Teaching in Higher Education, 23(4), 419-434. doi: 10.1080/13562517.2017.1395408

Journal - Research Article

Harland, T., Wald, N., & Randhawa, H. (2017). Student peer review: Enhancing formative feedback with a rebuttal. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 42(5), 801-811. doi: 10.1080/02602938.2016.1194368

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Wald, N., & Harland, T. (2017). A framework for authenticity in designing a research-based curriculum. Teaching in Higher Education, 22(7), 751-765. doi: 10.1080/13562517.2017.1289509

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Harland, T. (2016). Teaching to enhance research. Higher Education Research & Development, 35(3), 461-472. doi: 10.1080/07294360.2015.1107876

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Janssen, J., Hale, L., Mirfin-Veitch, B., & Harland, T. (2016). Perceptions of physiotherapists towards research: A mixed methods study. Physiotherapy, 102, 210-216. doi: 10.1016/j.physio.2015.04.007

Journal - Research Article

Joseph Jeyaraj, J., & Harland, T. (2016). Teaching with critical pedagogy in ELT: The problems of indoctrination and risk. Pedagogy, Culture & Society, 24(4), 587-598. doi: 10.1080/14681366.2016.1196722

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Harland, T., McLean, A., Wass, R., Miller, E., & Sim, K. N. (2015). An assessment arms race and its fallout: High-stakes grading and the case for slow scholarship. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 40(4), 528-541. doi: 10.1080/02602938.2014.931927

Journal - Research Article

Sharmini, S., Spronken-Smith, R., Golding, C., & Harland, T. (2015). Assessing the doctoral thesis when it includes published work. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 40(1), 89-102. doi: 10.1080/02602938.2014.888535

Journal - Research Article

Wass, R., Harland, T., McLean, A., Miller, E., & Sim, K. N. (2015). ‘Will press lever for food’: Behavioural conditioning of students through frequent high-stakes assessment. Higher Education Research & Development, 34(6), 1324-1326. doi: 10.1080/07294360.2015.1052351

Journal - Research Article

Blakey, A., Harland, T., & Kieser, J. (2014). Critical thinking, critical action and critical being in health science tutorials. Focus on Health Professional Education, 15(3), 22-31.

Journal - Research Article

Harland, T. (2014). Learning about case study methodology to research higher education. Higher Education Research & Development, 33(6), 1113-1122. doi: 10.1080/07294360.2014.911253

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Harland, T., Hussain, R. M. R., & Bakar, A. A. (2014). The scholarship of teaching and learning: Challenges for Malaysian academics. Teaching in Higher Education, 19(1), 38-48. doi: 10.1080/13562517.2013.827654

Journal - Research Article

Joseph Jeyaraj, J., & Harland, T. (2014). Transforming teaching and learning in ELT through critical pedagogy: An international study. Journal of Transformative Education, 12(4), 343-355. doi: 10.1177/1541344614550042

Journal - Research Article

Janssen, J., Hale, L., Mirfin-Veitch, B. F., & Harland, T. (2013). Building the research capacity of clinical physical therapists using a participatory action research approach. Physical Therapy, 93(7), 923-934. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20120030

Journal - Research Article

Harland, T. (2012). Higher education as an open-access discipline. Higher Education Research & Development, 31(5), 703-710. doi: 10.1080/07294360.2012.689275

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Sole, G., Claydon, L., Hendrick, P., Hagberg, J., Jonsson, J., & Harland, T. (2012). Employers' perspectives of competencies and attributes of physiotherapy graduates: An exploratory qualitative study. New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, 40(3), 123-127.

Journal - Research Article

Shephard, K., Harland, T., Stein, S., & Tidswell, T. (2011). Preparing an application for a higher-education teaching-excellence award: Whose foot fits Cinderella's shoe? Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management, 33(1), 47-56. doi: 10.1080/1360080X.2011.537011

Journal - Research Article

Spronken-Smith, R. A., Walker, R., Dickinson, K. J. M., Closs, G. P., Lord, J. M., & Harland, T. (2011). Redesigning a curriculum for inquiry: An ecology case study. Instructional Science, 39(5), 721-735. doi: 10.1007/s11251-010-9150-5

Journal - Research Article

Wass, R., Harland, T., & Mercer, A. (2011). Scaffolding critical thinking in the zone of proximal development. Higher Education Research & Development, 30(3), 317-328. doi: 10.1080/07294360.2010.489237

Journal - Research Article

Harland, T. (2010). Practitioner action research for studying higher education and improving the quality of teaching. Malaysian Journal of Learning & Instructions, 7, 1-14.

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Harland, T., Tidswell, T., Everett, D., Hale, L., & Pickering, N. (2010). Neoliberalism and the academic as critic and conscience of society. Teaching in Higher Education, 15(1), 85-96. doi: 10.1080/13562510903487917

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Harland, T. (2009). People who study higher education. Teaching in Higher Education, 14(5), 579-582. doi: 10.1080/13562510903186824

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Spronken-Smith, R., & Harland, T. (2009). Learning to teach with problem-based learning. Active Learning in Higher Education, 10(2), 138-153. doi: 10.1177/1469787409104787

Journal - Research Article

Harland, T., & Staniforth, D. (2008). A family of strangers: The fragmented nature of academic development. Teaching in Higher Education, 13(6), 669-678. doi: 10.1080/13562510802452392

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Hussain, R. M. R., Mamat, W. H. W., Salleh, N., Saat, R. M., & Harland, T. (2007). Problem-based learning in Asian universities. Studies in Higher Education, 32(6), 761-772. doi: 10.1080/03075070701685171

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Harland, T., Kieser, J., & Meldrum, A. (2006). Cultural fragmentation of knowledge in clinical teaching. Teaching in Higher Education, 11(2), 149-160.

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