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Dr Naomi Ryan

Dr Naomi Ryan
Name Naomi Ryan
Position Associate Director (Academic)
Section USQ College (Pathways)
Office K311C
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2603
Extension 2603
Email
Qualifications ADipBus , BBus USQ , GCertCareersEd&Dev RMIT , MLAD USQ , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified ( 130399 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education not elsewhere classified ( 390499 )
  • Counselling ( 440902 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education ( 390400 )
  • Social Work ( 440900 )

Research interests
Social Enterprises
Career Development
Marginalised youth
Education for incarcerated students
Flexible Learning Programs and alternative education for secondary students
Widening participation

Professional memberships
Professional Member of the Career Development Association of Australia

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)

Currently teaching courses/programs
2020
Lecturer/Examiner CDS1000 Community Welfare and Development
Assistant Examiner HSW1000 Foundations of the Human Services Disciplines
Examiner TPP7175 Introduction to Psychology and Counselling

2019
Examiner TPP7122 Study Management
Examiner TPP7175 Introduction to Psychology and Counselling
Taught EDM8011 Multiple Pathways in Secondary Education (Master of Learning & Teaching)

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
11 Years

Administrative responsibilities
First Year Experience Coordinator

Research most recent
Ryan, N. (2020). Navigating the affordances and limits of ethnographic research in exploring career development for marginalised youth in an Australian Flexible Learning Programme. In D.L. Mulligan & P.A. Danaher (Eds.), Researching within the educational margins: Strategies for communicating and articulating voices (pp. 79-93). Palgrave Pivot.

Hopkins, S. & Ryan, N. (2014). Digital narratives, social connectivity and disadvantaged youth: raising aspirations for rural and low socioeconomic young people. International Studies in Widening Participation 1(1), pp 28-42

Ryan, N.J. & Hopkins, S. (2013). Combining social media and career development learning: an intensive tertiary preparation programme for disadvantaged youth. Australian Journal of Career Development 22(3), pp. 107-111. DOI: 10.1177/1038416213505274



Publications in ePrints

Ryan, Naomi (2020) Navigating the Affordances and Limits of Ethnographic Research in Exploring Career Development for Marginalised Youth in an Australian Flexible Learning Programme. In: Researching Within the Educational Margins: Strategies for Communicating and Articulating Voices. Palgrave Studies in Education Research Methods. Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 79-93. ISBN 978-3-030-48844-4

Ryan, Naomi (2019) Career development for marginalised youth: study of the practices within a Flexible Learning Program in South West Queensland. [Thesis (PhD/Research)]

Hopkins, Susan and Ryan, Naomi (2014) Digital narratives, social connectivity and disadvantaged youth: raising aspirations for rural and low socioeconomic young people. International Studies in Widening Participation, 1 (1). pp. 28-42. ISSN 2203-8841

Ryan, Naomi and Hopkins, Susan (2014) Engaging youth through self-reflective digital narratives: a Career Development initiative with a Tertiary Preparation program. Australian Career Practitioner, 25 (4). pp. 8-9. ISSN 1324-5368

Ryan, Naomi J. and Hopkins, Susan (2013) Combining social media and career development learning: an intensive tertiary preparation programme for disadvantaged youth. Australian Journal of Career Development, 22 (3). pp. 107-111. ISSN 1038-4162

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified ( 130399 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education not elsewhere classified ( 390499 )
  • Counselling ( 440902 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education ( 390400 )
  • Social Work ( 440900 )