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Professor Jill Lawrence

Professor Jill Lawrence
Name Jill Lawrence
Position Associate Dean (Students)
Section Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
Office T422
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1004
Extension 1004
Email
Qualifications DipEd UNE , BA UNE , GDipEdAdm DDIAE , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 130299 )
  • Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified ( 130399 )

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 and Allen, Pamela and Thomas, Theda and Wallace, Joy and Clark, Jennifer and Jones, Adrian and Cole, Bronwyn and Sheridan-Burns, Lynette (2016) A framework for first year curriculum design and pedagogy: intersecting the Threshold Learning Outcomes, disciplinary knowledge and the first year pedagogy principles. In: Students Transitions Achievement Retention & Success (STARS) Conference 2016, 29 June – 2 July 2016, Perth, Australia.

Lawrence, Jill and Brodie, Lyn (2016) Advocate, strategist or dogs’ body: the Associate Dean (Student) role in co-shaping and managing students’ expectations in consumer focused higher education. In: 39th Annual Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Conference (HERDSA 2016): Research and Development in Higher Education - The Shape of Higher Education, 4-7 July 2016, Freemantle, Australia.

Kong, Eric and Harmsworth, Sarah and Rajaeian, Mohammad Mehdi and Parkes, Geoffrey and Bishop, Sue and AlMansouri, Bassim and Lawrence, Jill (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

Lawrence, Jill (2015) Building lifelong learning capacities and resilience in changing academic and healthcare contexts. In: Building professional nursing communication. Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne, Australia, pp. 48-69. ISBN 978-1-107-47046-0

Graham, Coralie J. and Lawrence, Jill (2015) Building transcultural skills for professional contexts. In: Building professional nursing communication. Cambridge University Press, Port Melbourne, Australia, pp. 103-129. ISBN 978-1-107-47046-0

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