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Professor Jill Lawrence

Professor Jill Lawrence
Name Jill Lawrence
Position Head of School (Humanities & Communication)
Section School of Humanities and Communication
Office Q210
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1004
Extension 1004
Email
Qualifications DipEd UNE , BA UNE , GDipEdAdm DDIAE , PhD USQ
Executive Support

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 130299 )
  • Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified ( 130399 )
  • Curriculum And Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 390199 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education not elsewhere classified ( 390499 )

Research interests
Higher education research
First year experience
Access and equity issues
Cross-cultural communication

Professional memberships
Member,The Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australia (HERDSA)
Member, Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE)
Member, Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia

Currently teaching courses/programs
CMS1008 Building Professional Nursing Attributes A
CMS1100 Communicating in the Sciences
NUR1102 Literacies and Communication for Health Care

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
20 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Associate Dean (Students) Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts

Research most recent
Thomas, T., Allen, P., Jones, A., Lawrence, J., Cole, B. & Sheridan Burns, L. (2017). Strategies for leading academics to rethink humanities and social sciences curricula in the context of discipline standards. International Journal for Academic Development, 22(2), 120-133. doi: .org/10.1080/1360144X.2017.1285239

Lawrence, J. & Brodie, L. 2016, Advocate, strategist or dogsbody: the Associate Dean (Student's) role in shaping and managing students' expectations in consumer focused higher education, Proceedings of the First Year in Higher Education Conference, Perth, July 2016. Available from URL: http://fyhe.com.au/past_papers/ papers14/08A.pdf

Kong, E, Harmsworth, S., Rajaeian, M., Parkes, G. Bishop, S., Al Mansouri, B., Lawrence, J. (2016) University transition challenges for first year domestic CALD students from refugee backgrounds: a case study from an Australian regional university. Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 56 (2). pp. 170-197. ISSN 1443-1394


Research most notable
Burton, L, Lawrence, J., Dashwood, A & Brown, A 2013, Producing pedagogy: Developing, contextualising and evaluating an institutional approach to learning and teaching, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, London

Lawrence, J 2009, ‘Two conceptual models for facilitating learners’ transitions to new post-school learning contexts’ in edited by J Field, J Gallacher & R Ingram ,Researching Transitions in Lifelong Learning, Routledge, http://www.routledgeeducation.com/books/Researching-Transitions-in-Lifelong-Learning-isbn9780415495998

Lawrence, J 2005, ‘Reconceptualising attrition and retention: integrating theoretical, research and student perspectives, Studies in Learning, Evaluation and Development, vol. 2, no.3, pp.16-33, http://sleid.cqu.edu.au


Publications in ePrints

Lawrence, Jill ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4163-8698 and Brown, AliceORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0306-729X and Redmond, PetreaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9674-1206 and Maloney, Suzanne and Basson, MaritaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9731-1128 and Galligan, LindaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8156-8690 and Turner, Joanna (2021) Does Course Specific Nudging Enhance Student Engagement, Experience and Success?: A Data-Driven Longitudinal Tale. Student Success, 12 (2). pp. 28-37. ISSN 2205-0795

Brown, Alice ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0306-729X and Lawrence, JillORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4163-8698 and Basson, MaritaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9731-1128 and Redmond, PetreaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9674-1206 (2020) A conceptual framework to enhance student online learning and engagement in higher education. Higher Education Research and Development. ISSN 0729-4360

Azitoni, Remal and Dashwood, AnnORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7311-3765 and Lawrence, JillORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4163-8698 (2020) Revealing teachers’ motivational strategies in Libyan English as a Foreign Language Classrooms. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 24 (4). pp. 762-771. ISSN 1475-7192

Lawrence, Jill ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4163-8698 and Brown, AliceORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0306-729X and Redmond, PetreaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9674-1206 and Basson, MaritaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9731-1128 (2019) Engaging the disengaged: exploring the use of course specific learning analytics and nudging to enhance online student engagement. Student Success, 10 (2). pp. 47-58.

Huijser, Henk and Kek, Megan Y.C.A. and Abawi, Lindy A.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2248-5275 and Lawrence, JillORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4163-8698 (2019) Leveraging creativity to engage students in an agile ecology for learning. Student Engagement in Higher Education Journal, 2 (3). pp. 138-153.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 130299 )
  • Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified ( 130399 )
  • Curriculum And Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 390199 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education not elsewhere classified ( 390499 )