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Researcher: Symes, MF (Mr Mark Symes)

Fields of Research

Maritime Engineering
Higher Education
Naval Architecture
Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogy
Marine Engineering
Technology
Agricultural Engineering
Ocean Engineering
Education Systems
Technical, Further and Workplace Education
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
Urban and Regional Economics
Research, Science and Technology Policy
Manufacturing Engineering

Research Objectives

Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Workforce Transition and Employment
International Sea Freight Transport (excl. Live Animal Transport)
Management of Education and Training Systems
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Learner and Learning Processes
Expanding Knowledge in Technology
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Learner and Learning Achievement
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Manufacturing
Coastal Sea Freight Transport
Education and Training Systems
Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing
Teaching and Instruction
Institutional Arrangements for Environmental Protection

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A sequential project based leaning programme designed to meet the graduate attributes of engineering students; Journal of Modern Education Review
A sequential Project Based Learning programme designed to meet the graduate attributes of engineering students; The 22nd Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Alternative approaches to skill and assessment development in a co-operative education program; 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
An Integrated Delivery and Assessment Process to Address the Graduate Attribute Spectrum; International Engineering and Technology Education Conference 2011 (IETEC'11)
An Integrated Delivery and Assessment Process to Address the Graduate Attribute Spectrum; US-China Education Review A
Challenges of developing and sustaining a co-operative education program in Maritime Engineering; 24th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Community of Practice finding common inner space through Quality Pursuit; Teaching Matters 2014 – “Spaces and Places”
Empowering undergraduate education through support of student societies; 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Engineering curriculum structure and mapping: Accreditation and beyond; 24th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Engineering pathways for regional Australia built through knowledge partnering; 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Graduate Attributes: Industry and Graduate Perceptions; Education and Professional Development of Engineers in the Maritime Industry
Identifying e-learning principles for Maritime Education through the e-initiatives project: A design-based approach; 2013 Australian Society for Computers in Learning and Tertiary Education Conference
Inter-Institutional Student Developed Team Based Project; 24th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
Interpersonal variables and their impact on the perceived validity of peer assessment in engineering PBL; International Journal of Quality Assurance in Engineering and Technology Education
Mathematics in Marine Engineering: Significance of Formative-Feedback within a Diverse Student Cohort; 2013 International Engineering and Technology Education Conference
Optimising a route finding strategy for coordinated autonomous maritime platforms; 3rd International Symposium of Maritime Sciences
Optimising a route finding strategy for coordinated autonomous maritime platforms; 3rd International Symposium of Maritime Sciences
Reskilling the manufacturing workforce and developing capabilities for the future; Australasian Journal of Engineering Education
Reskilling the manufacturing workforce and developing capabilities for the future
Reskilling the manufacturing workforce and developing capabilities for the future; 27th Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE) Annual Conference
Sharing Practice Peer Learning Circle (PLC) 360 Curriculum; Teaching Matters 2013 - Open UTAS to the World
Skills and assessment necessary in a co-operative education maritime engineering program; International Conference on the Educational & Professional Development of Engineering in the Maritime Industry 2016
Student society based learning; 24th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education
The effects of interpersonal variables on the validity of peer assessment; 2013 International Engineering and Technology Education Conference
Validating student-led learning initiatives in problem solving: a cross institutional case study; 27th Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE) Annual Conference

Research Projects

Engineering pathways for regional Australia:viable learning platforms built by knowledge partnering; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Reskilling the manufacturing workforce and developing capabilities for the future; Office for Learning & Teaching (OLT)
Potential failure mechanisms of bulk iron ore cargoes; relevance of current Transportable Moisture Limit (TML) test methods to any failure

Research Candidate Supervision