Dr Lee Partridge
Adjunct Senior Lecturer
The University of Western Australia
CEO, University to Community, Inc
Higher Education Evaluation and Development (HEED)
Lee provides support and development to institutions and individuals around teaching and learning and enhanced student experience.
She has an Honours degree in Science, a Graduate Diploma of Education and a Doctor of Education (UWA). She has published in the areas of her research interest which include academic development, undergraduate research, academic integrity, the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and the student experience.
Lee is a Fellow of the Higher Education Research and Development Association of Australasia (HERDSA) and has served on the national executive of the organisation for the last 4 years. She has received institutional awards for teaching and two national awards for excellence in programs that enhance learning (2011 and 2013). She has also been responsible for the delivery of another groundbreaking institutional program that was recognised with a national award in 2006. She has participated as a team member in ALTC/OLT projects with foci around the development of early career teachers, academic integrity, PhD curriculum and teaching quality standards. In 2014, Lee was the only Australian academic chosen to participate in a two year multi-institutional study being coordinated by Elon University, North Carolina, which explored the mentoring of undergraduate researchers. Recently she has engaged in impact evaluation of community programs which complements her work in higher education evaluation.
Lee has been a secondary science teacher, a lecturer and tutor in the Graduate School of Education at UWA, a unit coordinator in undergraduate courses and an academic developer for more than 10 years. As a consultant she has worked with higher education institutions both within Australia and overseas to enhance the delivery of their programs, promoting the quality of learning and enhancing the student experience.