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Text analysis in engineering education

Textual data contains a large amount of embedded information. 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. An example includes finding the confidence in student-written answers.

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Science and Engineering Faculty
School
School of Electrical Engineering and Robotics
Research centre(s)

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 Education
School
School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education
Research centre(s)

Mentoring Indigenous undergraduate health students

Project code:FAO01Project aims and objectives:The project aims to elucidate the best approach for mentoring Indigenous undergraduate students in QUT's Faculty of Health. It will explore the dimension of best practice for mentoring Indigenous undergraduate students in contemporary literature. Furthermore, it will investigate the experiences of several QUT's Indigenous undergraduate and postgraduate students who have engaged in formal mentoring programs and/or informal mentoring relationships. It will deliver a report that will help guide the development of a Faculty of Health-specific Indigenous …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Faculty of Health
School
School of Public Health and Social Work
Research centre(s)

Education to work pathways and employability for young people

The notion of employability in describing education to work transitions for young people has become a catch-all term in public and institutional discourse, but its application is diverse across disciplines and policy spheres. Student projects are available to examine how young people navigate education to work pathways and how they build, develop and manage employment-oriented capacities.Questions around the role of higher education institutions, governments and young people themselves in shaping opportunities and outcomes could also be explored. There is the …

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy, Honours
Faculty
QUT Business School
School
School of Management
Research centre(s)

Virtual learning environments

The Samford Ecological Research Facility (SERF ) is part of QUT’s research infrastructure to support research that aims to better understand the impacts of urbanisation on natural environments. The purpose of this project is to create a digital version of SERF using the Visualisation and eResearch (ViseR)’s myGlobe platform to spatially link multiple datasets from research as well as learning and teaching. In addition to spatial organisation of the datasets, digital SERF will include additional features to support: preparation for …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Faculty of Education
School
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Research centre(s)

Interactive Learning Environments for STEM and Environmental Education

Many organisations create interactive learning environments for STEM and Environmental Education (e.g. Water authorise, regional councils, museums, universities). The research is often focused on behaviour change as learning outcomes can be difficult to assess in informal settings. The aim of this project is to investigate the features of interactive learning environments for STEM and Environmental Education that have implications for learning, engagement and behaviour change. This research will contribute to the creation of an interaction and immersion framework for STEM …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Faculty of Education
School
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Research centre(s)

Investigating Visitor Centres for STEM and Environmental Education

Investigating Visitor Centres for STEM And Environmental Education is rarely considered in terms of new models for use of the built environment, and decision-makers lack a reliable knowledge base for aligning their education, digital and physical space decisions. Decision-makers need to effectively integrate an understanding of pedagogic and scholarly activities with space and technology, as well as the needs of funders and the broader community. In this project we aim to understand the design of productive visitor centres for STEM …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Faculty of Education
School
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Research centre(s)

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 Education
School
School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education
Research centre(s)

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 Education
School
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Research centre(s)

Legal education

Associate Professor Judith McNamara is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the topic of legal education. She is particularly interested in areas such as Compassion in legal education, Experiential learning, and Community lawyering, pro bono and community legal education.

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
School
School of Law
Research centre(s)

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 Education
School
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Research centre(s)

Understanding social and emotional learning in science classrooms - Project 2

Start Date- After 18th NovemberEnd Date- On or before 26th FebruaryPrecise dates will be negotiated with the successful VRES candidate. The timeframe will fall within the 8-13 week VRES period.Project 2- Exploring affordances and constraints of video-conferencing technologies in studies of classroom social bondsI am offering 2 VRES projects within my Studies of Emotion and Affect in Education Lab (SEAEL). The successful VRES candidate for Project 2 will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative research environment with senior …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Faculty of Education
School
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Research centre(s)

Centre for Inclusive Education

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