Ms Gail Tillman

Ms Gail Tillman

Course Coordinator

The Wollotuka Institute (Indigenous Education)

Career Summary

Biography

Current research/Study:

2014- Enrolled full time in a PhD-'Exploring the cultural learning journey of students in online first year courses at the Wollotuka Institute, University of Newcastle.'

2015/2016- Enrolled-University of Melbourne. Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Research.

Grants:

2016-Research Grant-$5,000. Research Initiative Initial Research Incentive Scheme. The Wollotuka Institute.

Conferences:

Tillman, G and Gilbert, S. (2014), ‘Embedding Wollotuka’s cultural protocols at the coal face of teaching in higher education’, World Indigenous Peoples Conference: Education, Hawaii, US.

Tillman, G. (2014),‘Facilitating the creation of knowledge within an e-learning framework to develop critical thinking skills’, International Conference on Distance Education and Learning. (ICDEL)  Hong Kong.

Publications:

Gail K. Tillman, "Facilitating the Creation of Knowledge within an e-Learning Framework to Develop Critical Thinking Skills," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 166-169, 2016.

Awards:

2015- Academic Division Award for Teaching Excellence and Contribution to Student Learning. The Wollotuka Institute. The University of Newcastle

2015-The Vice Chancellors Award for Teaching Excellence and Contribution to Student Learning. The University of Newcastle.


Qualifications

  • Master of Education in Adult Education, University of Technology Sydney
  • Bachelor of Education (Adult Education), University of Technology Sydney
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment & Training, Boorongen Djugan College - Australia
  • Bachelor of Education (Secondary)(Indigenous Stud), Australian Catholic University

Keywords

  • Indigenous Studies
  • Indigenous education
  • Indigenous pedagogy
  • cultural competence
  • cultural competencies
  • cultural learning journey
  • cultural safety
  • e-learning

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified 50
130103 Higher Education 25
130301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education 25

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Associate Lecturer University of Newcastle
The Wollotuka Institute
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2016 Tillman GK, 'Facilitating the Creation of Knowledge within an e-learning Framework to Develop Critical Thinking Skills', International Journal of Information and Education Technology, Volume 6 166-169 (2016)
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Ms Gail Tillman

Position

Course Coordinator
The Wollotuka Institute
Academic Division

Focus area

Indigenous Education

Contact Details

Email gail.tillman@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 5388
Mobile N/A
Fax (02) 4921 6985

Office

Room SAS1.23
Building Birabahn
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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