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Researcher: Porteous, MMR (Ms Morag Porteous)

Fields of Research

Higher Education
Fine Arts (incl. Sculpture and Painting)
Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Specialist Studies in Education
Language, Communication and Culture
Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics)
English as a Second Language

Research Objectives

The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
Learner and Learning Processes
Learner Development
Communication Across Languages and Culture
Learner and Learning Achievement
Equity and Access to Education
Teacher and Instructor Development
Pedagogy
School/Institution Policies and Development

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Process/ion
Building an online Scientific Communication Skills resource: creating contentful engagement; Teaching Matters 2016: Transforming Practice Through Innovation and Partnerships
Clinical teaching, supervision and assessment from the perspective of international students: is this the elephant in the room for professional development of health educators?; The Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators Annual Conference
Drawn into the unknown
Hearts
International medical students: Enhancing clinical communication in context; Teaching Matters 2014 - “Spaces and Places”
More than just grammar: A collaborative project assessing, addressing and tracking the transition needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students at UTAS; Teaching Matters 2010
Open communication: A collaborative approach to improving the oral communication skills of Pharmacy students; Teaching Matters 2013 - “Open UTAS to the World”
Oral communication skills for development for Pharmacy students: a shared space; Teaching Matters 2014 - “Spaces and Places”
Overcoming various types of dread: Sustainable approaches for UTAS students with English as an additional language; Teaching Matters 2012
Ready or not? Evaluating an indicator of pre-entry academic English proficiency at the University of Tasmania; AALL 2013: Association for Academic Language and Learning 11th Biennial Conference
Scribbling and Babbling with the best: enhancing student communications skills to meet the world head on; Teaching Matters
The Academic English Indicator Initiative; AALL 2013: Association for Academic Language and Learning 11th Biennial Conference
UTAS English Language Proficiency Discussion Paper
Wallflower: An exploration of Female Self-Representation
Welcome to the new online Science Communication Skills resource: Scribbling and Babbling with the best!; Teaching Matters
Welcome to the new Scientific Communication Skills online resource – scribbling and babbling with the best!; Teaching Matters 2016: Transforming Practice Through Innovation and Partnerships
Workshop: Supporting realistic university aspirations for culturally and linguistically diverse cohorts; Transforming through Praxis: Students from Refugee Backgrounds in Higher Education

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision