Welcome to the capstone network site.
The website is a resource on capstone curriculum across the disciplines, developed as part of a National Senior Teaching Fellowship funded by the Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) in 2013-2015.
Latest publication: Lee & Loton (2017) Capstone purposes across disciplines, Studies in Higher Education.
Australian Transition-out Network: The STARS Transition-out Network was convened at the July STARS conference. You can find out more about the network at http://unistars.org/stars-network-groups/transition-out-network/ or meet us on LinkedIn.
The Capstone reports are available from the Office for Learning and Teaching website. You can access the documents with the following links:
Fellowship report – outlining the background, activities and outcomes of the Fellowship program, along with the broad findings of the program
Survey report – presents data from the international survey on capstones.
A comprehensive text on ‘Designing and Teaching Undergraduate Capstone Courses’, by Hauhart and Grahe, has been published in the US. Read more here.
Early findings on assessment
Some of our early findings on assessment have been published in the US National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment newsletter. Read the article at: http://learningoutcomesassessment.org/NILOApieces.html