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Researcher: Douglas, T (Ms Tracy Douglas)

Fields of Research

Higher Education
Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
Ubiquitous Computing
Computer Software
Educational Technology and Computing
Nursing
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Health Informatics
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development

Research Objectives

Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Learner and Learning Processes
Teacher and Instructor Development
Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Nursing
Management of Education and Training Systems
Health Education and Promotion
Learner and Learning
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Education and Training Systems
Expanding Knowledge in Education

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparison of undergraduate student experiences of assessed versus nonassessed participation in online asynchronous discussion groups: Lessons from a cross disciplinary study in health and sociology; ASCILITE 2015
A self-directed learning resource in biological chemistry for first year cell biology students in the School of Human Life Sciences; Teaching Matters 2006
Any place to engage students in learning and teaching in Health: The role of social media; Teaching Matters 2014
Asynchronous discussion boards: To assess or not, that is the question Type of presentation: Spotlight on Practice; Teaching Matters conference, University of Tasmania
Can learning be fun and engaging for a diverse cohort of students?; 10th Teaching Matters Conference
Challenges for this place or any place: student preferences for lecture ‘places’ in a blended learning environment; 38th HERDSA Annual International Conference
Comparing face-to-face and asynchronous online communication as mechanisms for critical reflective dialogue; Educational Action Research
Connecting with physiology: Using LabTutor to engage student learning in different disciplines; HERDSA 2012
Creating a community of practice to build research and scholarship; Teaching Matters
Creating a place and space to build research and scholarship; HERDSA 2013
Development and implantation of an interactive online resource linking foundation knowledge to anatomy, physiology and microbiology units for first year students; 11th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education
Diversity in first year students undertaking a science-based unit; 11th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education conference
Engaging first year human life science student – It's all fun and games!; 13th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference
Flipping the Endocrine System: Enhancing Student Learning Outcomes in Blood Glucose Control; Flipped Learning Symposium
Games students play: Engaging first year tertiary students in linking and extending foundation material throught the use of a digital game; Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference
Guidance for leaders: adapting the Peer Assisted Teaching Scheme (PATS) for quality improvement, quality assurance and scholarly outcomes in teaching; International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSoTL)
Identifying Opportunities to Integrate Digital Professionalism into Curriculum: A Comparison of Social Media Use by Health Profession Students at an Australian University in 2013 and 2016; Informatics
Implementing three streams of PATS: Showcasing experiences and lessons learnt; OLT National Senior Teaching Fellowship Symposium - Developing excellence in teaching and learning through a Peer Assisted Teaching Scheme
Incorporating PASS in UTAS units to enhance student learning and interaction; Teaching Matters 2007
Innovative learning resources – Incorporating fun into cell biology; Teaching Matters
It's all fun and games - Engaging first year human movement students; Internacional de las Escuelas Superiores de Educacion Fisica
Leadership and Evaluation
Primoris humanus vita scientia: Engaging Human Life Science Students in the First Year Experience; First Year in Higher Education
The feedback process: Perspectives of first and second year undergraduate students in the disciplines of education, health science and nursing; Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice
The implementation of LabTutor® teaching systems in physiology practical classes; Teaching Matters 2010
This place or any place: student preferences for lecture ‘places’ in a blended learning environment in Bioscience; Teaching Matters 2014 “Places and Spaces”
This place or any place: student preferences for lecture ‘places’ in a blended learning environment in Bioscience; Teaching Matters 2014
Three examples of peer learning circles run as part of the 2013 project; Teaching Matters
Using an Online Interactive Game to Enhance the Learning Outcomes for First Year Tertiary Students; Creative Education
Using digital game based resources to engage students in first year human life sciences; Ubiquitous Learning
Using digital game based resources to sustain student engagement in core Human Life Science units; Teaching Matters
Using digital game-based resources to engage students in first year human life sciences; Ubiquitous Learning: An International Conference
Variations on PATS: Choices in the Design of a Peer Assisted Teaching Scheme

Research Projects

Adapting and extending the Peer Assisted Teaching Scheme (PATS): variations on purpose, people and process; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
The development of thermoregulation in non-macropod marsupials; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision