Associate Professor Carol Johnston

Honorary Fellow

Melbourne CSHE

Associate Professor Carol Johnston joined the Department of  Economics in the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of  Melbourne in 1994. She taught macroeconomics and led a cultural change in  relation to teaching strategies within the Department.  In 1998 she became the foundation Director of  the Faculty's new Teaching and Learning Unit dedicated to supporting the teaching and learning of academic staff and students, a position she held until  2006. In 2006 she was appointed as Associate Dean (Accreditation) to lead the  implementation of appropriate strategies to support accreditation processes in  the Faculty. She has a doctorate in education from the University of Melbourne.  and was founding co-editor of the International Journal of Economics Education. Her research interests relate to the learning organisation  in educational institutions, economics education and the impact of multimedia technologies on student learning and attitudes.

Journal articles

SUTTON A.,  TAYLOR D., JOHNSTON C., 'A Model for Exploring Student Perceptions of  Plagiarism' Journal of Further and Higher  Education Volume 38, Issue 1,  January 2014, pages 129-146

HIRSCHBERG, J.,  DAVIES, M, LYE, J, JOHNSTON, C, 2010 A  systematic analysis of quality of teaching surveys Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education Volume 35,  Issue 1, pp 83 – 96

JOHNSTON C.  & FREEMAN  M. 2008 Improving Teaching  through Discipline-specific support models International  Journal of Management Education, Vol 7 No.1 pp 61-73.

DAVIES, M,  HIRSCHBERG, J, LYE, J, JOHNSTON, C, MCDONALD I. 2007 Is it your fault?:  Systemic influences on teaching evaluations, Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education

POTTER, B  & JOHNSTON, C., 2006 The Effect of Interactive on-line Learning Systems on Student Learning Outcomes in Accounting, Journal of Accounting Education Vol  24 pp 16-34

DAVIES,  M, HIRSCHBERG, J, LYE, J, JOHNSTON, C, MCDONALD I.  2007 Systematic Influences on Teaching Evaluations: The Case for Caution. Australian Economic Papers, Vol 46,  No.1, pp.18-38

JOHNSTON,  C. & WATERS, L. 2004. Web-delivered, Problem-based Learning in  Organisational Behaviour: A New Form of C.A.O.S, Higher Education Research and Development,  Vol 23 , No. 4, pp.413-432

JOHNSTON,  C. & N. OLEKALNS. 2002 Enriching the learning Environment: A CALM Approach. Studies In Higher Education, Vol 27,  No.2, pp.103-120.

JOHNSTON  C. 2001 Student perceptions of learning in first year in an Economics and  Commerce Faculty Higher Education  Research and Development Vol.20,No.2, pp. 169-184

JOHNSTON,  C., WILLIAMS, R., McDONALD, I. 2001, The Scholarship of Teaching Economics, Journal of Economic Education, Summer,  Vol 32, No. 3, pp.195-202

JOHNSTON  C. & CALDWELL, B. 2001 Leadership and organisational learning in the quest  for world class schools. The  International Journal of Educational Management. Vol 15 No.2 pp. 94-102

JOHNSTON,  C., JAMES, R., LYE, J. & McDONALD, I. 2000 An evaluation of the  introduction of collaborative problem-solving for learning economics, Journal of Economic Education vol 31 No  1 pp. 13-29.

JOHNSTON,  C. & BECKER W. 1999 The simultaneous relationship between multiple choice  and essay response questions in assessing economic understanding. The Economic Record. Vol. 75, No. 231,  pp. 348-357.

FRITZE,  P., JOHNSTON,  C.  & KEMM, R. 1998 Structured open-ended learning activities using client-side  interactive objects ASCILLITE Review,  pp. 267-277.

JOHNSTON,  C., 1997. Collaborative learning of Economics in a peer tutoring context at the  University of Melbourne. Australian Economic Papers, September, pp. 56-68.

JOHNSTON, C. & JAMES, R., 1995, New directions in teaching and learning in an economics department, Research and Development in  Problem Based Learning: Assessment and  Evaluation, Vol 3, pp. 235-257.

Book Chapters

JOHNSTON, C. (2003) The use of  online assessment in stimulating a deeper approach to  learning in Learning and Teaching with technology  Principles and Practice, ed. Som Naidu. Kogan Page, London, pp.221-231.

JOHNSTON, C., OLEKALNS, N., JAMES,  R., & WILKINS, N. 1999, Collaborative  problem-solving in tutorials for improving student learning in a statistics  subject : an evaluation, in Educational  Innovation in Economics and Business IV: Learning in a changing environment.  (eds ) J. Troy, M. Pettigrew, J. Hommes and P. Keizer. Kluwer: Dordrecht.

JOHNSTON  C., 1997 Fostering Deeper Learning Teaching and Learning in Vocational Education and Training (ed) R  Blunden, Social Science Press. Katoomba

JOHNSTON C., 1995. Peer tutoring in Economics at the  University of Melbourne in S. Goodlad, Students  as Tutors and Mentors, Kogan Page London, pp 32-51.

JOHNSTON  C. 1995 CAT 3 Examination in VCE studies, Victorian Board of Studies VCE Economics Official Sample CATS, Harper, Melbourne pp 28-42.

JOHNSTON C., 1993. Manufacturing in Australia,  in The Economy in Reform, (eds) G. Bell,  B Hession,  VCTA, Collingwood. pp.  246-258.

JOHNSTON C. 1990. The Great Economists, in Readings and Resources in Economics,  (eds) J. Brown, K., Nailon, VCTA, Collingwood. pp. 121-129.