Rola is an Associate Professor in Educational Research at the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE) at Deakin University.
Rola’s research interests include workplace learning with an focus on assessment and feedback in the workplace. Rola has over 80 publications including peer-review journal articles, book chapters and books. Rola is Deputy Editor of the journal Medical Education and is co-editor of a recent book on Developing Students’ Evaluative Judgement in Higher Education.
- Examining students’ positioning and persistence following academic failure.
- Socio-material examination of feedback and simulation based education.
- Understanding the interplay of emotion and feedback in workplace learning.