Terms of Use

Intellectual property

In order to protect the contributions made by supporters of doctoral teaching we have adopted the Creative Commons licensing system for the protection of intellectual property.

As far as practicable, material for which the copyright is owned by a third party should be labelled as such, and the appropriate Creative Commons licence listed.

If you are uploading teaching material to this website that are publicly available and if the material/s have a copyright attached, we advise that you highlight the relevant copyright in the teaching materials description.

If you are uploading material to this website that is publicly available and if you want to make the material available under the creative commons we suggest you visit the Creative Commons license page and include the approprate Creative Commons with the materials.

For more background information on Creative Commons visit Creative Commons Australia

The details of the relevant licence conditions are available on the Creative Commons about the licenses page as is the full legal code for the CC BY 3.0 AU licence (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/legalcode).


Being part of the Community of Practice

This site is regularly maintained and the Community of Practice (CoP) monitored and coordinated by Associate Professor Abby Cathcart (QUT) and Dr Beth Beckmann (ANU) as co-chairs of the Doctoral Teaching SIG. We reserve the right to remove teaching materials and courses which are not relevant to doctoral education generally.


You will be contacted by the managing team in the event that your course or teaching materials have been identified as eligible for removal.

As a member of the CoP we accept that you will attribute materials appropriately and give appropriate feedback on teaching materials to other members of the CoP.

Should you have any concerns about the materials on this site or the actions of other CoP members, please contact the managing team via abby.cathcart@qut.edu.au