Ms Waveney Croft
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Waveney coordinates the Applied Skills and Scholarship unit, which introduces students to the skills required at tertiary level, with a particular focus on writing. She also offers individual academic counselling to students.
She has a degree in Modern Languages, a Masters in Adult Education, and many years of experience teaching English to non English-speaking students around the world (Africa, Asia and Europe).
Over the past two decades Waveney has focused her attention on the development of students' research and writing skills for tertiary study.
Her special interest is in assisting students to deal with the many challenges of studying at university, especially mature age students and those with any sort of educational or other disadvantage.
She has published a book on study skills for university students: Jumpstart: Basic Study Skills for University Students.
Study skills, adult education
Other studies in Human Society, Social Work
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
MEd (University of New England), Post Grad Cert (ESL) (University of Leicester), BA(Hons) (University of Kent At Canterbury)
Teaching English as a second or foreign language in
Lived and travelled widely in Europe, Africa and Australia.
20 years with QUT, developing programs to assist students to fulfil their academic potential and teaching them the skills they need to succeed in the academic environment.