Ms Gail Tillman

Ms Gail Tillman

Course Coordinator

Indigenous Education and Research (Indigenous Education)

Career Summary

Biography

Current research/Study:

2014- Enrolled in a PhD-'Does the Journey ever end? Exploring the cultural learning journey of students in online  courses at The Wollotuka Institute'.

2016- University of Melbourne. Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Research and Leadership. (Completed)

Memberships:

Worimi Local Aboriginal Land Council

Graduate Union-Graduate House. University of Melbourne.

AIATSIS

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, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

Tillman, G. (2015),‘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.

Tillman, G. (2016), 'Does the journey ever end? Exploring the cultural learning journey of students in university first year online courses' Hawaii University International Conferences: STEM Education Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii. USA.

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.

Gilbert, S. and Tillman, G. (2016),  Teaching Practice Utilising Embedded Indigenous Cultural Standards. Australian Journal of Indigenous Education. (Accepted)

Tillman, G and Phelan, L. (2019) 'Applying cultural pedagogy into online teaching practices'. (Pending submission).

Awards:

2015- Academic Division Award for Teaching Excellence and Contribution to Student LearningThe University of Newcastle

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

2016-The Australian Awards for  University Teaching. (AAUT) Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

'... for innovation in the provision of Aboriginal Studies within an online format to a diverse cohort, that empowers critical student reflection and cultural learning journeys.'


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
  • Graduate Cert in Indigenous Research & Leadership, University of Melbourne

Keywords

  • Indigenous Studies
  • Indigenous education
  • Indigenous pedagogy
  • blended delivery
  • cultural competence
  • cultural competencies
  • cultural learning journey
  • cultural safety
  • e-learning
  • online assessment
  • online education

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
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Publications

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Journal article (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2017 Gilbert S, Tillman G, 'Teaching Practise Utilising Embedded Indigenous Cultural Standards', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF INDIGENOUS EDUCATION, 46 173-181 (2017)
DOI 10.1017/jie.2017.4
Citations Scopus - 1
Co-authors Stephanie Gilbert
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
Indigenous Education and Research
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 SAS2.10
Building Birabahn
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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