Professional Education 2008-2012
SORTI members who publish in this area: Lyn Alderman, Alie Brown, Sid Bourke, Rob Cantwell, Bruce Dunphy, Allyson Holbrook, Kathryn Holmes, Paula McMullen, John O'Connor, Elena Prieto, Jill Scevak, and Jennifer StGeorge
McMullen, P., & Holbrook, A. (under review). Professional Confidence: A powerful enabling mechanism in the transition to become a Specialist RN: Qualitative findings from a mixed method study, Higher Education Research & Development. [A]
Wisker, G., & Kiley, M. (in press). Professional learning: lessons for supervision from doctoral examining, International Journal for Academic Development.
Ambler, N., & Scevak, J. (2011). Quality of prior knowledge, structure of knowledge and clinical decision making by novice, intermediate and experienced midwives: Qualitative analysis. Paper presented at the 14th European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) Conference 2011, 30 Aug – 3 Sept, Exeter, UK.
Fricker, J., Kiley, M., Townsend, G., & Trevitt, C. (2011). Professionalism: What is it, why should we have it and how can we achieve it? Australian Dental Journal, 56(1), 92-96. [B]
Prieto, E., Bourke, S., Holbrook, A.,O’Connor, J., Page, A., & Husher, K. (2011). Identification and development of strategies for increasing engineering enrolments. Final Report of the ARC Linkage Project, “Engineering Choices, Engineering Futures”,The University of Newcastle, Australia, ISBN: 97809807618-6-4, pp. 150. Full report
Cholowski, K., & Cantwell, R. (2010). Knowledge use in nurses’ clinical problem solving. Paper presented at the 2010 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, 27- 29 Sept, Washington, DC.
Dunphy, B., Cantwell, R., Bourke, S., Flemming, M., Smith, B., Joseph, K. S. & Dunphy, S. (2010). Cognitive elements in clinical decision-making: Toward a cognitive model for medical education and understanding clinical reasoning. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 15, 229-250. (Tier A).
Dunphy, B., Dunphy, S., Cantwell, R., Bourke, S., & Flemming, M. (2010). Evidence-based practice and Affect: The impact of physician attitudes on outcomes associated with clinical reasoning and decision-making. Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, 10, 56-64. [C]
Dunphy, S., Cantwell, R., Dunphy, B., & Bourke, S. (2010). Non-technical skills, obstetrician expertise and the quality of clinical reasoning. Paper presented at the 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP), 11-16 July, Melbourne, Vic.
Eacott, S., & Holmes, K. (2010). Leading reform in mathematics education: Solving a complex equation. Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 12(2). [B]
MacQueen, S. (2010). Teachers as practitioners and professionals. Paper presented at2010 Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) International Research Conference, 28 Nov- 2 Dec, Melbourne, VIC.
Bourke, S., Prieto, E., Holbrook, A., O'Connor, J., Page, A., & Mileham, K. (2009). STEM: In school and after. Presentation at the 13th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), Book of Abstracts, 25-29 August, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Brown A., (2009). Teacher interns, metacognition and identity formation. Refereed paper presented at ‘Teacher education crossing borders: Cultures, contexts, communities and curriculum’ the annual Conference of the Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA), 28 June–1 July, Albury. Abstract
Campbell, I., & O'Connor, J. (2009). Planting a seed: The Australian “Science and Engineering Challenge”. Paper Presented at the 37th Annual Conference of SEFI (European Society for Engineering Education), July, Rotterdam. Full paper
Cantwell, R., & Cholowski, K. (2009). Do measures of self-regulatory dispositions relate to nursing students' clinical reasoning competencies in a simulated clinical setting? Paper presented at the International Nursing Research Congress, July, Vancouver, British Columbia. Full Presentation
Cholowski, K., & Cantwell, R. (2009). Interactions between metacognitive disposition and clinical knowledge use in novice nurses’ clinical problem-solving: Some case studies. Paper presented at the International Nursing Research Congress, July, Vancouver, British Columbia. Full Presentation
Holbrook, A., Prieto, E., & Panozza, L. (2009). Engineering in children's fiction - Not a good story? International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 7(4), 723-740. [Tier A]
Holmes K., & Little, G. (2008). Undertaking a blended learning mathematics teacher retraining course: The good, the bad and the ugly'. Proceedings of the 2008 Australian Teacher Education Association National Conference, 8-11 July, Sunshine Coast, QLD.
Holmes, K., Cooper, S. & Parkes, V., (2008). So what does THAT mean? The difficulty of defining scientific and mathematical literacy in the Australian context', Teacher Educators at Work: What Works and Where is the Evidence? Proceedings of the 2008 Australian Teacher Education Association National Conference, 8-11 July, Sunshine Coast, QLD.
Prieto, E., Bourke, S., Holbrook, S., Page, A., O'Connor, J., & Husher, K. (2009). Attitudes and careers in engineering: A cross-sectional study from elementary school to the profession. Presentation at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, 13-17 August, San Diego.
Prieto, E., Holbrook, A., Bourke, S., O'Connor, J., Page, A., & Husher, K. (2009). Influences on engineering enrolments. A synthesis of the findings of recent reports. European Journal of Engineering Education, 34(2), 183-203. (Tier A).
Scevak, J. & Ambler, N. (2009). Quality of prior knowledge and clinical decision making by novice, intermediate and experiences midwives. Paper presented at the 13th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), 25-29 August 2009. Book of Abstracts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Snowman, J. Biehler, R., Scevak, J., Bobozy, E., & Bryer, T. (2009), Psychology Applied to Teaching, Milton, QLD: John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd. ISBN 978-0-470-82031-5, pp. 320.
Cholowski, K., & Cantwell, R. (2008). A Methodology for representing clinical reasoning in nursing. Paper presented at International Nursing Research Conference: Facing the Challenge of Health Care Systems in Transition, June 30 - July 3, Jerusalem, Israel. Abstract
Holbrook, A., Panozza, L ,& Prieto, E. (2008). Engineering in children's fiction - not a good story? International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 7(4), 723-740 (Tier A).
McMullen, P., Cantwell, R., & Holbrook, A. (2008). Metacognitive change within a postgraduate nursing cohort over the duration of a specialist nursing course. Paper presented at International Nursing Research Conference: Facing the Challenge of Health Care Systems in Transition, June 30 - July 3, Jerusalem, Israel. Abstract