Associate Professor Mike Prosser

Associate Professor in Higher Education Curriculum and Assessment

Melbourne CSHE

Michael Prosser’s most recent academic appointment was at the University of Hong Kong where he was Professor and Foundation Director, Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning. His teaching, research and academic development interests are in the field of teaching and learning in higher education. His teaching experience includes 20 years teaching in first year university physics courses and 15 years teaching in graduate certificates in higher education programs. He had 18 years’ experience as director of academic development units. He has published widely, including a well cited book analysing much of his early research work with Keith Trigwell, over 100 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters, as well as numerous conference and other publications. He has been a Chief Investigator on 9 Australian Research Council research grants (26 years of ARC funding) and 2 Hong Kong General Research Fund grants (6 years HK UGC funding). He has twice been an Editor of the journal Higher Education Research and Development and has been an Associate Editor of the British Journal of Educational Psychology. He has been elected a Life Member of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (an Australian based society) for distinguished contributions to teaching and research in higher education and of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (a United States based society) for leadership in the scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education.