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Researcher: Fountain, WG (Dr Wendy Fountain)

Fields of Research

Higher Education
Visual Arts and Crafts
Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy
Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Educational Technology and Computing
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Built Environment and Design
Visual Cultures
Studies in the Creative Arts and Writing
Urban Design
Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education

Research Objectives

Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Teacher and Instructor Development
Arts and Leisure
School/Institution Policies and Development
Learner and Learning Achievement
Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

After you have gone: un-disciplined knowledge and new value/s, one year on; Australian Council of University Art & Design School Conference 2017
Capacity-building for the adoption of OEP in higher education; Open Education Global Conference 2015
Capacity-building in open education: an Australian approach; Open Praxis
Creative Arts Learning and Teaching Network
Curricula of value – in place and in service; Australian Council of University Art & Design School Conference 2017
Designing STEAM education: fostering relationality through design-led disruption; The International Journal of Art & Design Education
Developing Australian Academics’ Capacity: Supporting the Adoption of Open Educational Practices in Curriculum Design
Discipline Scholars Network
Excursions and incursions: getting inside the social motives and practices re-shaping creative arts learning; ACUADS 2016 Conference proceedings
Experience and beliefs of technology users at an Australian university: Keys to maximising e-learning potential; Australasian Journal of Educational Technology
Integrating housing and food systems through design research for resilience; IASDR 2015
Multiple measures & interdisciplinary adventures: Benchmarking interdisciplinary assessment design in the Creative Arts and Humanities; ACUADS 2016 Conference proceedings
Preparing to Co-design new Design Education for Tasmania, Design Island; REDO
Resurgent Homecraft, Design for Resilience, and the Everyday Practices of Sustainable Living; Making Futures Journal
STEAM horizons: Boundary conditions and transitions; 2018 ACUADS Conference
STEAM Horizons: Navigating contentions and possibilities for interdisciplinary pedagogy and learning in Tasmania; AARE Conference 2018
Supporting the adoption of Open Educational Practices through capacity building; 31st Ascilite Conference - Rhetoric and Reality: Critical perspectives on educational technology
The Whether project: transformative ‘Extra Tertiary’ platforms in Tasmania; Transformative Pedagogies in the Visual Domain

Research Projects

STEAM HORIZONS: Engagement and Alignment through Interdisciplinary Education; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision