Yvonne Maree Hodgson Fetherston

Assoc Professor

1979 …2019
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Yvonne Hodgson has over 17 years of experience in undergraduate science teaching and has been the course convenor of Biomedical Science for ten years. Yvonne has been the recipient of a University Teaching Fellowship and several awards for excellence in teaching. Recent research projects include the perceptions of graduating biomedical science students on their acquisition of knowledge and skills during their undergraduate studies. She has published in peer-reviewed journals.

Research interests

Current Research Projects

Development and implementation of an assessment audit tool. Janet Macaulay, cartoline Speed, Jennifer Lindley and Yvonne Hodgson.

Using a Blended Learning Environment to Support the Development of Science Quantitative Skills. Julia Choate, Janet Macaulay, Wilma Checkley, Yvonne Hodgson and Elizabeth Davis

Capstone courses to support continuous improvement in the life sciences. Kelly Matthews, Yvonne Hodgson and Cristina Varsavsky.

Peer assisted learning in a radiography course. Yvonne Hodgson, Charlotte Brack and Robyn Benson.

Research area keywords

  • assessment and feedback
  • Assessment as Learning
  • peer learning
  • peer assessment
  • Nature of Science
  • physiology education

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Projects 2000 2016

Research Output 1979 2019

Conceptions of assessment in students and staff teaching biomedical sciences: a pilot study

Hodgson, Y. & Garvey, L., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Further and Higher Education. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Radiography student preferences regarding assessments and feedback

Oh, A., Williams, I. & Hodgson, Y., 2018, In : Focus on Health Professional Education. 19, 3, p. 23-39 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Building ‘employability’ skills in a biomedical science capstone unit

Czech, D. P., Demaria, M. C. & Hodgson, Y. M., 2017, p. 11-12. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOther

Open Access
Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

Student conceptions of peer-assisted learning

Hodgson, Y. M., Benson, R. L. & Brack, C. M., 2015, In : Journal of Further and Higher Education. 39, 4, p. 579 - 597 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Contribution to conference

Australasian Science Education Research Association Conference 2019

Jennifer Mansfield (Session chair), Yvonne Maree Hodgson Fetherston (Speaker)
2 Jul 20195 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference