Journal Articles

  1. Carbone, A., Evans, J., Ross, B., Drew, S., Phelan, L., Lindsay, K., … & Ye, J. (2017). Assessing distributed leadership for learning and teaching quality: a multi-institutional studyJournal of Higher Education Policy and Management39(2), 183-196.
  2. Ross, B., Carbone, A., Lindsay, K., Drew, S., Phelan, L., Cottman, C., & Stoney, S (2016). Developing educational goals: insights from a Peer Assisted Teaching SchemeInternational Journal for Academic Development, 1-14
  3. Drew, S., Phelan, L., Lindsey, K., Carbone, A., Ross, B., Wood, K., Stoney, S. & Cottman, C. (2016). Formative observation of teaching: focusing peer assistance on teachers’ development goals. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 1-16.
  4. Carbone, A., Evans, J. & Ye, J (2016Beyond teaching quality: Towards a framework for course unit qualityHERDSA Review of Higher Education, 3, 57-72
  5. Carbone, A., Ross, B., Phelan, L., Lindsay, K., Drew, S., Stoney, S., & Cottman, C. (2014). Course evaluation matters: improving students’ learning experiences with a peer-assisted teaching programme. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 40(2), 165-180.
  6. Carbone, A. (2014). A peer-assisted teaching scheme to improve units with critically low student satisfaction: opportunities and challenges Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) 33(3), 425-43


  1. Carbone, A. (2015). Developing Excellence in Learning and Teaching through a Peer Assisted Teaching Scheme. Final Report for the Australian Office for Learning and Teaching National Senior Teaching Fellowship.
  2. Carbone, A. (2013). Trialling a Peer Assisted Teaching Scheme in the Australian Tertiary Education Sector.Final Report for the Council of Australian Directors of Academic Development.
  3. Carbone, A. (2011). Peer Assisted Teaching Scheme. Final Report for the Australian Learning and Teaching Council Teaching Fellowship.

PATS Mentions

  1. Rolheiser, C., Burnett, M., Hum, G., Graham, A. & McCloy, C. (2017). Expanding the SoTL Landscape: Using a study on mentoring for teaching to mobilize new research and practices. International Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL) conference, 13 October 2017, Calgary, Alberta. (Print Handout)
  2. McCloy, C., Rolheiser, C., & Burnett, M. (2016). Faculty Mentoring for Teaching ReportToronto: Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation
  3. The Learning and Teaching Committee approved PATS as a strategic unit enhancement program at Monash University. 6 May 2014 – Minutes 3/2014 of the Learning and Teaching Committee
  4. Dawson, P. (2014). Beyond a Definition: Towards a Framework for Designing and Specifying Mentoring Models. Educational Researcher, 43(3), 137-145
  5. Monash University noted four references to the Peer Assisted Teaching Scheme (PATS) in their renewal for Provider Registration 2012


  1. Carbone, A., Ross, B., Lindsay, K., Drew, S., Stoney, S., Cottman, C. and Phelan, L. (2014). A multi-institutional trial of a peer assisted teaching scheme: Positive changes in course evaluation scores. International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED) conference, 16-18 June 2014, Stockhom, Sweden.
  2. D’Souza, D., Bauers, A., Carbone, A. and Ross, B. (2014). An experience with PATS – a Peer Assisted Teaching Scheme.  International Conference on Learning and Teaching in Computing and Engineering (LaTiCE), 11-13 April 2014, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  3. Phelan, L., Cottman, C., Tout, D., Carbone, A., Drew, S., Ross, B., Stoney, S. and Lindsay, K. (2013). Creating collegial frameworks to tighten and close student feedbacks. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI), 18-20 November 2013, Seville, Spain.
  4. Carbone, A., Ross, B. and Ceddia, J. (2013). Five Years of Taps on Shoulders to PATS on Backs in ICT. Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 2013), University of Kent, UK, 1-3 July 2013.
  5. Carbone, A., Ross, B., Tout, D., Lindsay, K., Phelan, L., Cottman, C., Readman, K., Drew, S. and Stoney, S. (2013). A Peer Assisted Teaching Scheme. HERDSA showcase, 1-4 July, Auckland, NZ.
  6. Carbone, A. and Ceddia, J. (2013). Common Areas for Improvement in Physical Science Units that have Critically Low Student SatisfactionLearning and Teaching in Computing and Engineering (LaTiCE). Macau, 22-24 March 2013.
  7. Carbone, A., Ceddia, J., Simon, Mason, R., and D’Souza, D. (2013). Student Concerns in Introductory Programming Courses. Fifteenth Australasian Computing Education (ACE) Conference, University South Australia, 29-1 Feb 2013.
  8. Carbone, A. and Ceddia, J. (2012). Common Areas for Improvement in ICT Units that have Critically Low Student Satisfaction. In de Raadt, M. & Carbone, A. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fourteenth Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE2012), CRPIT. 123. Melbourne, Australia, ACS, 167-176.
  9. Carbone, A. (2012). Peer Assisted Teaching Scheme – A Way of Creating, Sustaining and Developing New Connections. In Brown, N., Jones, S. M. & Adam, A. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) Annual International Conference. Hobart, Australia, 2-5 July 2012, 1-10.
  10. Carbone, A., Wong J. and Ceddia, J. (2011). A Scheme for Improving ICT Units with Critically Low Student Satisfaction. In Proceedings of the 16th Annual Joint Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE). Darmstadt, Germany, 27-29 June, 253-257.
  11. Carbone, A. (2011). Building Peer Assistance Capacity in Faculties to Improve Student Satisfaction of Units. In Krause, K., Buckridge, M., Grimmer, C. & Purbrick-Illek, S. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) Annual International Conference. Gold Coast, Australia, 4-7 July, 83-94.