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Ethnography In Work Integrated Learning Research, Bonnie Amelia Dean, Christopher S. Sykes, Jan Turbill Jan 2018

Ethnography In Work Integrated Learning Research, Bonnie Amelia Dean, Christopher S. Sykes, Jan Turbill

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Papers

This paper introduces and discusses ethnography as a methodological approach to investigate phenomena at the place of practice in WIL. The commensurability of ethnography for examining WIL 'in situ' is presented in order to delve deeper into WIL phenomena on placement through greater temporal and physical proximity. Part of the reason we haven't been able to fully understand student learning on placement, for example, is because of a lack of awareness and uptake of methodologies that employ direct observation in WIL spaces. Ethnography could open the door to investigating a range of research areas previously obscured or inaccessible by ...


Streaming Physiological Data: General Public Perceptions Of Secondary Use And Application To Research In Neonatal Intensive Care, Carolyn P. Mcgregor, Jennifer A. Heath, Yvonne Choi Jan 2015

Streaming Physiological Data: General Public Perceptions Of Secondary Use And Application To Research In Neonatal Intensive Care, Carolyn P. Mcgregor, Jennifer A. Heath, Yvonne Choi

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Papers

High speed physiological data represents one of the most untapped resources in healthcare today and is a form of Big Data. Physiological data is captured and displayed on a wide range of devices in healthcare environments. Frequently this data is transitory and lost once initially displayed. Researchers wish to store and analyze these datasets, however, there is little evidence of any engagement with citizens regarding their perceptions of physiological data capture for secondary use. This paper presents the findings of a self-administered household survey (n=165, response rate = 34%) that investigated Australian and Canadian citizens' perceptions of such physiological data ...


New Learning Opportunities In A Networked World: Developing A Research Agenda On Innovative Uses Of Icts For Learning And Teaching., P A. Krischner, M J J P M Boon, P Janssen, Fleur Prinsen, Susan Mckenney, L Kester, S Stoyanov Jan 2015

New Learning Opportunities In A Networked World: Developing A Research Agenda On Innovative Uses Of Icts For Learning And Teaching., P A. Krischner, M J J P M Boon, P Janssen, Fleur Prinsen, Susan Mckenney, L Kester, S Stoyanov

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Papers

No abstract provided.


Reflections On The Positioning, Politics, And Pedagogy Of A Language Education/Research Writing Subject For International Hdr Students, Alisa J. Percy, Emily Rose Purser Jan 2014

Reflections On The Positioning, Politics, And Pedagogy Of A Language Education/Research Writing Subject For International Hdr Students, Alisa J. Percy, Emily Rose Purser

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Papers

This presentation reflects on the positioning, politics, and pedagogy of a centrally delivered language education/research writing subject for international HDR students at the University of Wollongong,


Ict Industry Involvement With Ict Education And Research In Universities: Industry Perceptions, Tanya J. Mcgill, Tony Koppi, Jocelyn Armarego Jan 2014

Ict Industry Involvement With Ict Education And Research In Universities: Industry Perceptions, Tanya J. Mcgill, Tony Koppi, Jocelyn Armarego

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Papers

Stronger linkages between the ICT industry and universities have been called for by both the ICT industry and by universities. The study described in this paper explores the ways in which the ICT industry believes it can and should contribute to ICT education and research in universities. The results confirm how important relationships with universities are seen to be and that industry would like to expand its level of involvement. Industry would like further involvement in curriculum design, both directly and through professional associations. The involvement sought is not just with respect to high-level themes, but many participants felt that ...


A Critical Turn In Higher Education Research: Turning The Critical Lens On The Academic Language And Learning Educator, Alisa Percy Jan 2014

A Critical Turn In Higher Education Research: Turning The Critical Lens On The Academic Language And Learning Educator, Alisa Percy

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Papers

This paper suggests that historical ontology, as one form of reflexive critique, is an instructive research design for making sense of the political and historical constitution of the Academic Language and Learning (ALL) educator in Australian higher education. The ALL educator in this paper refers to those practitioners in the field of ALL, whose ethical agency has largely been taken for granted since their slow and uneven emergence in the latter half of the twentieth century. Using the lens of governmentality, genealogical design and archaeological method, the historical ontology proposed in this paper demonstrates how the ethical remit of the ...


Becoming An 'Authorised' Postgraduate Research Writer, Bronwyn James Jan 2012

Becoming An 'Authorised' Postgraduate Research Writer, Bronwyn James

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Papers

No abstract provided.


"At Least I'M Not Drink-Driving": Formative Research For A Social Marketing Campaign To Reduce Drug-Driving Among Young Drivers, Lance R. Barrie, Sandra C. Jones, Elizabeth Wiese Jan 2011

"At Least I'M Not Drink-Driving": Formative Research For A Social Marketing Campaign To Reduce Drug-Driving Among Young Drivers, Lance R. Barrie, Sandra C. Jones, Elizabeth Wiese

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

This paper reports on a qualitative study designed to examine young drivers’ knowledge and attitudes regarding drug-driving, as the formative research for a potential drug-driving social marketing program in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). Drug driving has been found to be associated with motor vehicle accidents, particularly among younger drivers. However, the potential for social marketing in this area has received little attention. This study found that young people were not aware of the effects of drugs on driving, formed their perceptions of risk (both of getting caught and of impaired driving) based on other people’s experiences, and felt ...


Increasing Research Familiarity Amongst Members Of A Clubhouse For People With Mental Illness, Sarah Louise Marshall, Frank Deane, Nicola Hancock Jan 2010

Increasing Research Familiarity Amongst Members Of A Clubhouse For People With Mental Illness, Sarah Louise Marshall, Frank Deane, Nicola Hancock

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

No abstract provided.


Socially Innovative Research Networks: A Roadmap For Sinet, Helen M. Hasan Jan 2010

Socially Innovative Research Networks: A Roadmap For Sinet, Helen M. Hasan

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

The Social Innovation Network (SInet) was established for cross-disciplinary research on social innovation to 'create better futures for people'. SInet is itself socially innovative since a network is a relatively unfamiliar configuration for a university-wide research unit. A network provides an identity to a research collective that is real, having status and support,but which is fundamentally different to an institute. In a network, connections and flows of knowledge tend to be horizontal not vertical. A network is flexible, reconfigurable, responsive to change and less formal, and has the potential for lower administrative overheads. As knowledge workers, university researchers perform ...


Coalition Formation In Networked Innovation: Directions For Future Research, Rory L. Sie, Marlies Bitter-Rijpkema, Peter Sloep Jan 2010

Coalition Formation In Networked Innovation: Directions For Future Research, Rory L. Sie, Marlies Bitter-Rijpkema, Peter Sloep

Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Papers

During the last several decades, we see a tendency towards openly distributed knowledge. Whereas we experienced an open source movement in the 80's, we now see that open learning and open innovation have become popular. Akin to open source code encouraging transformational creativity (Boden, 2004), open or networked innovation may lead to more effective organisational learning (Sloep, 2009a). This process of open knowledge exchange involves short time commitments, similar to those in Ad-Hoc Transient Communities (AHTC). We would like to pose a new view on the interpersonal ties in networked innovation, that is, the view of interpersonal ties as ...


Transforming The Rhetoric: Making Images As Practice Led Research, Friederike Krishnabhakdi-Vasilakis Jan 2009

Transforming The Rhetoric: Making Images As Practice Led Research, Friederike Krishnabhakdi-Vasilakis

Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)

The role of photography as documentary practice plays an elementary role in visual culture and - through its story telling qualities - it is evocative of emotions. Photographic imagery helps the individual as well as the body politic to learn and to internalise global events. Over the past eight years, following the events of 9/11 in 2001, western society has undergone significant political, legal and social changes. Images of terror circulated the world almost instantaneously and circulating still. Artists and scholars have addressed the notion of fear as a result of the existing imagery as part of a rhetoric of terror ...


Research Productivity: Some Paths Less Travelled, Brian Martin Jan 2009

Research Productivity: Some Paths Less Travelled, Brian Martin

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

Conventional approaches for fostering research productivity, such as recruitment and incentives, do relatively little to develop latent capacities in researchers. Six promising unorthodox approaches are the promotion of regular writing, tools for creativity, good luck, happiness, good health and crowd wisdom. These options challenge conventional ideas about research management.


Developing An Online Community Of Learners For Second Language Students Using Design-Based Research, Mariolina Pais Marden, Janice A. Herrington, Anthony J. Herrington Jan 2009

Developing An Online Community Of Learners For Second Language Students Using Design-Based Research, Mariolina Pais Marden, Janice A. Herrington, Anthony J. Herrington

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

This paper describes the design of a research project that adopted a designbased research (DBR) approach to create and implement an online community of second language learners of Italian. For one semester a group of sixteen intermediate and advanced level students of Italian, their teacher and seven Italian native speaker facilitators participated in the activities of an online community of practice and interacted with each other through the communication tools and resources of an online learning management system. This paper presents the four phases of the study using the DBR model outlined by Reeves (2006) and the methodology that informs ...


Meals In Science And Practice: Interdisciplinary Research And Business Applications, Anthony Worsley Jan 2009

Meals In Science And Practice: Interdisciplinary Research And Business Applications, Anthony Worsley

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

This is the book for those of us who subscribe to the maxim ‘People don’t eat nutrients, they eat food!’ Underlying all of our nutrition science is the simple fact that people eat combinations of foods at certain times during the day in a multitude of cultural, social and physical contexts. They eat meals. If we are to have any chance of influencing people’s food choices we have to understand meals. This is no mean task and Meiselman and his highly expert fellow authors have spent much of their working lives tormenting themselves trying to make sense of ...


"Ice Is Crazy But If You Just Smoke A Bit Of Dope It's Not That Bad": Formative Research For A Drug-Driving Social Marketing Campaign In The Act, Sandra C. Jones, Elizabeth M. Wiese, Lance R. Barrie Jan 2009

"Ice Is Crazy But If You Just Smoke A Bit Of Dope It's Not That Bad": Formative Research For A Drug-Driving Social Marketing Campaign In The Act, Sandra C. Jones, Elizabeth M. Wiese, Lance R. Barrie

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

Road traffic accidents are one of the two leading specific causes of disease and injury burden in people aged 15-24 years. There are a number of factors that have been found to be associated with motor vehicle accidents and fatalities some of which (e.g., speeding and drink-driving) have been heavily targeted by social marketing campaigns and legislative actions. Drug driving has been found to be associated with motor vehicle accidents, particularly among younger drivers, but the potential for social marketing in this area has received little attention. This paper reports on a qualitative study designed to examine young drivers ...


Communication About Organ Donation Intentions: Formative Research For A Social Marketing Program Targeting Families, Sandra C. Jones, Samantha L. Reis, Kelly L. Andrews Jan 2008

Communication About Organ Donation Intentions: Formative Research For A Social Marketing Program Targeting Families, Sandra C. Jones, Samantha L. Reis, Kelly L. Andrews

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

With the introduction of the Australian Organ Donation Register (AODR), responsibility regarding organ donation decisions primarily rests with the individual. However, family members can be instrumental in facilitating or hindering the rate of organ donation by objecting to or confirming the individuals wishes. Attitudes and beliefs of family members have been shown to be a strong influence on peoples intentions to donate. Numerous studies have also demonstrated that family communication about organ donation can improve the rate of organ donation. We surveyed 23 matched pairs of undergraduate university students and their parents and found that attitudes to organ donation were ...


Conceptualising The Policy Practice And Behavioural Research Relationship, Mark Lawrence, Heather Yeatman Jan 2008

Conceptualising The Policy Practice And Behavioural Research Relationship, Mark Lawrence, Heather Yeatman

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

Background: Policy is frequently identified in the behavioural nutrition and physical activity research literature as a necessary component of effective research and practice. The purpose of this commentary is to promote a dialogue to contribute towards the further development of conceptual understandings and theories of the relationship between policy practice and behavioural research and how these twoactivities might work synergistically to improve public health outcomes.Methods: Drawing on policy and public health literature, this commentary presents a conceptual model of the interaction and mediation between nutrition and physical activity-relevant policy and behavioural nutrition and physical activity research, environments, behaviours and ...


Constructing A Research Based Pre-Care Model To Improve Mental Health Interventions For Young People, Lindsey Harrison, Sue Webster Jan 2008

Constructing A Research Based Pre-Care Model To Improve Mental Health Interventions For Young People, Lindsey Harrison, Sue Webster

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

ObjectiveThis study had two aims. Firstly, to explore how young people experienced the onset of mental health problems and to investigate their initial interactions with the health system; and secondly, to use thesefindings to construct a pre-care model that can be used by nurses and other health care professionals todesign appropriate interventions.DesignGrounded theory method was used to develop a theory of young peoples experience of the pathway to mental health care. Data were obtained through in-depth semi-structured interviews.SettingParticipants were recruited through two community health centres in a Sydney metropolitan area healthservice.SubjectsThe purposive sample consisted of eight males ...


On Becoming A Practitioner-Researcher In Remote Northern Australia: Personal Commitment And Resources Compensate For Structural Deterrents To Research, Anne Cusick, Natasha Lannin Jan 2008

On Becoming A Practitioner-Researcher In Remote Northern Australia: Personal Commitment And Resources Compensate For Structural Deterrents To Research, Anne Cusick, Natasha Lannin

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

Aim. This study critically explores the experience of one clinician who developed the practitioner-researcher role in a remote hospital. Participant. One occupational therapist working in rehabilitation who had never previously done or been trained for research but who completed and published a randomized controlled trial. Setting. Government hospital rehabilitation ward in remote northern Australia. Method. Data from a reflective journal and project records were content analysed using a conceptual framework of the metropolitan practitioner-researcher experience. Results. The participant’s experience was similar to that of metropolitan practitioner-researchers as it was not just a matter of doing research, but rather one ...


The Relationship Between Driving Anxiety And Driving Skill: A Review Of Human Factors And Anxiety-Performance Theories To Clarify Future Research Needs, Joanne Taylor, Frank P. Deane, John Podd Jan 2008

The Relationship Between Driving Anxiety And Driving Skill: A Review Of Human Factors And Anxiety-Performance Theories To Clarify Future Research Needs, Joanne Taylor, Frank P. Deane, John Podd

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

This article examines theory and identifies gaps in research related to the role of driving skills in driving anxiety. Increasingly, investigators have examined the clinical features of driving anxiety and the more severe situation of driving fear and phobia, but the possible involvement of driving skills has been neglected. This is surprising given the potential implications for skills training and remediation in the assessment and treatment of some of those who experience driving anxiety, fear, and phobia. The largest body of relevant research comes from the driving and human factors literature on the relationship between anxiety and driving performance. The ...


Design-Based Research: Learning Italian At University In A Community Of Learners, Mariolina Pais Marden, Janice A. Herrington, Anthony J. Herrington Jan 2007

Design-Based Research: Learning Italian At University In A Community Of Learners, Mariolina Pais Marden, Janice A. Herrington, Anthony J. Herrington

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

This paper describes a study where design-based research (DBR) is used as a framework for the design and implementation of an online community of foreign language learners, in the context of learning Italian as a second language at university. An online community of practice that included a group of second and third year students of Italian, and seven native speakers facilitators, was developed and implemented according to the principles that guide community development (Lave and Wenger, 1991; Wenger, 1998). For one semester community members interacted and collaborated with each other through the communication tools of an online learning management system ...


Collaborative Action Research: Making It Happen, Victoria Traynor, Phillipa Baker, Joanna Defriez, Wilna Dirkse Van Schalykwyk, Julie Mcgarry, Deborah Thompson, Ruth Bartlett Jan 2006

Collaborative Action Research: Making It Happen, Victoria Traynor, Phillipa Baker, Joanna Defriez, Wilna Dirkse Van Schalykwyk, Julie Mcgarry, Deborah Thompson, Ruth Bartlett

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)

No abstract provided.


From Cobra Grubs To Dragons: Negotiating The Politics Of Representation In Cultural Research, Tanja Dreher Jan 2006

From Cobra Grubs To Dragons: Negotiating The Politics Of Representation In Cultural Research, Tanja Dreher

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

From Cobra Grubs to Dragons' was the suggested title for a cultural tour of the Fairfield area in Sydney developed by group of people through a partnership between the Centre for Cultural Research. The researchers involved in the project felt that this title was an evocative description of the tour which guides participants in visiting numerous sites illustrating Fairfield's cultural diversity.