Margaret Bearman

Margaret is an Associate Professor within the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE), Deakin University.

Margaret’s research interests include: assessment and feedback; simulation and digital technologies; sociomateriality; and educational workforce development.

Over the course of her career in health professional and higher education, Margaret has written over 100 publications (published and in press), and regularly publishes in the highest ranked journals in her fields. She has received over $7.5 million in research and development funding, including as co-lead on the Improving assessment: understanding educational decision-making in practice grant from the Office for Learning and Teaching (Category 1) and as academic lead on the project From trainee to GP: The role of feedback in promoting progression to independence from the Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

Recognition for Margaret’s work includes Program Innovation awards from the Australian Office of Learning and Teaching and Simulation Australasia.

Project Highlights

  • Investigating feedback in post-graduate medical training, in general practice, surgery and intensive care.
  • Researching CloudFirst and FutureLearn initiatives as part of Deakin’s digital innovation agenda
  • Collaboration with University of Copenhagen investigating learning in a data-intensive clinical environment through joint PhD program.
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