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Researcher: West, ML (Miss Melody West)

Fields of Research

Higher education
Other education
Sociology
Specialist studies in education
Continuing and community education
Work integrated learning (incl. internships)
Urban sociology and community studies
Creative arts, media and communication curriculum and pedagogy
Secondary education
Vocational education and training curriculum and pedagogy

Research Objectives

Equity and access to education
Learner and learning
Expanding knowledge in education
Teacher and instructor development
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education
Management, resources and leadership
Other culture and society
Other education and training
Higher education
Children's services and childcare
Policies and development

Career Best Publications

Tree of Hope; Launceston City Council

Research Publications

A pragmatic guide to engaging and amplifying the voices of children; Anglicare Tasmania Communities for Children: 2021 Transitions
An Evaluation of the Launceston Big Picture School: Executive Summary and Report
Celebrity and performance in the hopes of children; Childhood and cultures: social and human sciences perspectives
Child-friendly summary of findings from children's participation in workshops evaluating an informal learning program (Children's University Tasmania) - Primary School #2, Hobart TAS
Creating Accessible Teaching and Support (CATS): Final Report
Delivering Institutional Priorities in Learning and Teaching Through a Social Learning Model: Embedding a High Impact Community of Practice Initiative at the University of Tasmania; Communities of Practice
Developing a scholarly approach to teaching and learning leadership through a Peer Professional Learning Program; 9th annual International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference: Research on Teaching and Learning: Integrating Practices
Impact Evaluation of the Teacher Internship Placement Program: Final Report
Learning During COVID-19 - Our Voices
Recognising Teaching Excellence through the Peer Professional Learning Program for Awards; Research and Development in Higher Education: Connections in Higher Education
Sustainability in the pub success!
Tree of Hope; Launceston City Council
Your Stories: Evaluation of Launceston Big Picture School

Research Projects

Assessing Individual Careers/Employability Programs; Graduate Careers Australia (GCA)
Everyone is an Artist. Utilising the Museum to Foster Childrens Creativity - A Pilot Project
Packages of Learning Evaluation

Research Candidate Supervision