Investigating student engagement with online learning and teaching.

Research Opportunity
PhD students, Honours students, Master of Biomedical Science
Number of Honour Places Available
Number of Master Places Available
Primary Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Dr Charles Sevigny
Co-supervisor Email Number Webpage
Dr Jospeh Rathner

Summary Our research interest is in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) encompassing techniques, strategies and technologies to enhance the learning experiences of undergraduate and graduate students in Physiology. The education research group within Physiology has major focus on student engagement, student experience, and utilising and engagement with technology in learning and teaching. There is focus on utilising current and existing technology, as well as developing new and custom resources, technology, and experiences.

Project Details

Current students are presented with a broad range of learning resources and educational tools. Instructors are keen to integrate a large variety of tools and resources for students with the underlying intent of improving the educational outcomes. The intention of these resources and activities are usually rooted in improving the educational and learning outcomes, or developing transferrable skills in students to improve their future prospects as defined by the graduate attributes. However, it is not clear exactly how students interact and engage with the variety of resources available, or if the students perceive these resources as useful. Thus, proposed projects may include the following topics:
Investigating student perceptions of group work
Evaluating student engagement and interaction with online learning resources
Developing new learning resources and assessing their efficacy in improving student learning
Identifying and evaluating student misconceptions in Physiology learning
The exact nature of the research project may be directed by the student’s individual interest in discussion with the supervisors.

Research Opportunities

PhD students, Honours students, Master of Biomedical Science
Students who are interested in joining this project will need to consider their elegibility as well as other requirements before contacting the supervisor of this research

Graduate Research application

Honours application

Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact a supervisor.

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