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Mrs Tracey Kelty

Lecturer

School of Education

Career Summary

Biography

Tracey Kelty is a Lecturer in the undergraduate program for Health and Physical Education at The University of Newcastle.  Tracey is passionate about teaching and learning in Higher Education and is currently undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy (Education), studying transitional experiences of undergraduate students.

Tracey received the Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence in 2009.

Research Expertise
I am an early career researcher currently studying a Doctor of Philosophy (Education) part-time at the University of Newcastle (UoN), Australia. I am also tutoring and Lecturing for the School of Education at UoN. My research and teaching surrounds the pedogogical experiences of Undergraduate students transitioning through the Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary)/Bachelor of Health and Physical Education program. Previous research entails a Master of Philosophy (Education) which resulted in the completion of a randomised controlled trial to increase adolescent girls physical activity behaviour in secondary schools. titled "Girls Recreational Activity Program using Internet Technology (GRASP-IT) study". Current research includes a pilot transitional study of a first year student cohorts pedagogical experiences while transitioning into the B.Teach (Secondary)/B.HPE. This pilot study has informed my PhD research to further explore transitional experiences of the Health and Physical Education student cohort.

Teaching Expertise
I have extensive teaching experience in the Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) discipline in the secondary education sector and currently tutor and lecturer for the School of Education at the University of Newcastle, Australia. My teaching expertise entails teaching and learning into the discipline of Health and Physical Education pedogogy and curriculum studies.

Administrative Expertise
My role as a Lecturer entails Co-ordination of many courses across Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary Education undergraduate studies.

Collaborations
Tracey contributed to the Higher Education Participation and Partnership Program (HEPPP) that was an initiative to study first year undergraduate student experiences. As part of the HEPPP resilience team Tracey contributed to the development of several Vpod clips to suport first year experience at University. Tracey presented at the Australian Teachers Education Association conference (ATEA) (2013), as part of the Teachers Education Research Network group (TERN), to inform findings from the Enhancing Secondary-Tertiary Transition Project.


Qualifications

  • Master of Philosophy (Education), University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Education (Physical Education)(Honours, University of Newcastle
  • Teachers Certificate, NSW Department of Education
  • Graduate Certificate Practice of Tertiary Teaching, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Higher Education Teaching and Learning
  • Transitional experiences in higher education
  • Undergraduate Health and Physical Education

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
130103Higher Education40
130210Physical Education and Development Curriculum and Pedagogy50
130299Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified10

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2015 - 31/12/2015LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia

Academic appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2007 - Membership - Australian Council for Physical Education and RecreationAustralian Council for Physical Education and Recreation
Australia
1/01/2007 - LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia
1/01/1995 - 1/12/1995Associate LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Education and Arts
Australia

Teaching appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/06/1999 - 1/12/2006Secondary PD/H/PE TeacherDepartment of Education and Training, NSW
Kotara High School
Australia
1/01/1997 - 1/06/1999Secondary PD/H/PE Teacher and PD/H/PE CoordinatorLakes Grammar- An Anglican School
Australia
1/01/1996 - 1/12/1996Secondary PD/H/PE TeacherDepartment of Education and Training, NSW
Whitebridge High School
Australia
1/01/1994 - 1/12/1994Secondary PD/H/PE TeacherDepartment of Education and Training, NSW
Morisset High School
Australia

Awards

Recognition

YearAward
2009Vice-Chancellors Award for Teaching Excellence
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Publications

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


Chapter (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2009Clarke D, Buchanan D, Kelty T, Brake N, Lubans D, Frazier S, 'Sports Science for Australian Schools', Sports Science for Australian Schools, Macmillan Education AU, Melbourne, Australia (2009) [O1]
2008Clarke D, Buchanan D, Kelty T, Brake N, Lubans D, Frazier S, 'Move Into PASS', Move Into PASS, Macmillan Education AU, Melbourne, Australia (2008)

Journal article (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Kelty TL, Morgan PJ, Lubans DR, 'Efficacy and feasibility of the 'Girls' Recreational Activity Support Program Using Information Technology': A pilot randomised controlled trial', Advances in Physical Education, 2 10-16 (2012) [C1]
Co-authorsPhilip Morgan, David Lubans

Conference (4 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Macqueen S, Ferguson-Patrick K, Kelty T, 'Teacher education students' transition from secondary to tertiary education: hit and miss', Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA), Brisbane (2013) [E3]
2010Kelty TL, Morgan PJ, Lubans DR, 'The Girls Recreational Activity Support Program using Internet Technology (GRASP-IT) feasibility and preliminary efficacy', Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
Co-authorsDavid Lubans, Philip Morgan
2009Kelty TL, 'Using the Internet to engage adolescent girls in physical activity: Rational and intervention description of the Girls Recreational Activity Support Program using information technology (GRASP-IT)', 26th ACHPER International Conference: Creating Active Futures: Program & Abstracts, Brisbane, QLD (2009) [E3]
2007Kelty TL, 'To stretch or not to stretch?', Pace Yourself 2007: The 25th National/International ACHPER Biennial Conference. Book of Abstracts, Fremantle, WA (2007) [E3]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants2
Total funding$2,065

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20091 grants / $785

26th ACHPER International Conference - Creating Active Futures, Brisbane 8 - 10 July 2009$785

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project TeamMrs Tracey Kelty
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2009
Funding Finish2009
GNoG0190141
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20071 grants / $1,280

Pace Yourself 2007 the 25th ACHPER International/Biennial Conference, The Esplanade Hotel Fremantle WA, 3/10/2007 - 6/10/2007$1,280

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMrs Tracey Kelty
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0187957
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY
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Mrs Tracey Kelty

Position

Lecturer
Health and Physical Education
School of Education
Faculty of Education and Arts

Contact Details

Emailtracey.kelty@newcastle.edu.au
Phone49 2 16227
Fax49 2 17407

Office

RoomHPE316
BuildingHealth and Physical Education Building
LocationCallaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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