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Trauma-Aware Education

Potential projects in the area of Trauma-Aware Education include:The responses of schools and early childhood services to address the impacts of trauma on children and young peopleMitigating the impacts of trauma on children and young people

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice
School
School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education

Fit for purpose pedagogies in paramedic education

Compared with other health fields, paramedic studies is a relatively new field of scholarship that critically examines issues pertaining to the dynamic interplay between paramedic education, professional practice and diverse facets of culture and society. The emergence of paramedic studies as an academic discipline has been swift and extensive to a certain extent. As a salient, still evolving regulated profession, its focal concern is the deployment of accredited paramedicine educational programs and concomitant essential curriculum requirements, underpinned by professional standards …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Faculty of Health
School
School of Clinical Sciences

Towards equity in transport and justice initiatives for disadvantaged people and communities

Travelling safely, which underlies access and connectedness, key to positive health, education and employment outcomes, is often taken for granted. Yet many low socioeconomic, disadvantaged groups across Australia struggle to gain a driver licence or have access to public transport. This includes First Nations peoples and communities, for which culturally safe programs are lacking and there is often a disconnect in mainstream road safety initiatives.Our team at CARRS-Q is running several projects to address this, applying participatory, Indigenist research methods …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Faculty of Health
School
School of Psychology and Counselling
Research centre(s)

Centre for Future Mobility/CARRSQ

Art and Drama

Projects in this topic area include:Pre-service teachers' self-efficacy in arts educationUsing embodied learning through guided re-enactment and drama pedagogy in high school settings

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice
School
School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education

STEM Education

Potential projects available under the topic of STEM Education include:Mathematics educationEngineering educationComputational thinkingMathematical modelling and problem solvingEngaging learners and teachers with novel digital technologies across STEM educationOptimising early mathematics learning through STEM-based modellingIndigenous culture and history: integrating mathematics and virtual reality

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice
School
School of Teacher Education and Leadership

Enhancing the quality of teaching in Universities: Measuring the impact of professional development and recognition schemes (such as HEA Fellowship) on University Educators and Students

Enhancing the quality of teaching in Universities: Measuring the impact of professional development and recognition schemes (such as HEA Fellowship) on University Educators and Students

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice
School
School of Teacher Education and Leadership

Rounding practices in adult intensive care units: an international study

Effective communication among healthcare providers is essential for high quality patient care. Ineffective communication is associated with medical errors and adverse events. For patients admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), the most important regularly scheduled communication occurs during patient care rounds. Best practices for ICU rounds have been identified in systematic reviews. However, it is unknown if these practices are used in daily patient care in many jurisdictions.The objective of this study will be to describe rounding practices in …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Faculty of Health
School
School of Clinical Sciences

Are health and safety placed as organisational priorities in Australian higher education?

Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) is one of the most legislated business areas. According to legislation and standards, all employers must ensure the optimum levels of health & safety of their workers, contractors, visitors and everyone else being affected by or involved in work activities.Therefore, OHS should be a distinct focal area of any business or undertaking and must be considered along with other organisational objectives such as production, efficiency, marketing, logistics, finance, etc.Literature supports the implementation of integrated management …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Faculty of Health
School
School of Public Health and Social Work

Teacher Education

This project concerns Teacher education and professional knowledge in primary, secondary and tertiary education settings / working with diverse learners.

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice
School
School of Teacher Education and Leadership

Inclusive Education

Potential Topics for study in the area of Inclusive Education include:Inclusive practices for primary school teachers: design-based research study investigating the inclusion of gender and sexuality diversityBeyond NAPLAN: Promoting student engagement, achievement and wellbeing through inclusive school reform.Identifying and addressing over-representation of at-risk groups in school suspension and exclusion.Investigating the prevalence of, reasons for and alternatives to informal suspension and restrictive practices in Australian schools.What can we learn from parents of students with disability about parent-school partnerships?The increasing problem of …

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice
School
School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education
Research centre(s)

Centre for Inclusive Education

Text analysis for engineering education

Textual data contains a large amount of information which is embedded. This text information is easily extracted by humans but is difficult for machines to interpret. Using various textual analysis methods some information can be drawn out from pieces of text.

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Faculty of Engineering
School
School of Electrical Engineering and Robotics

Language and Literacy

Potential projects under the topic of Language and Literacy include:Enhancing critical reading beyond the classroom with migrant and refugee-background youthCritical digital literacy and communication - how digital platforms have affected and will continue to affect literacy and communication practices in educationThe affect and affordances of algorithms on online literacy practicesHow can Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teacher aides or support workers assist teachers with Indigenous Language learning in the classroom?

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice
School
School of Teacher Education and Leadership

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