Ms Rebecca Shields School of Education and the Arts
Academic Liaison and Head of Course
Cert IV in TAE, Bachelor of Education (Primary), Master of Education
Phone: (07) 4923 2173 - Ext: 52173
I am a trained teacher with over 12 years experience of teaching in a wide variety of areas from Primary teaching to Higher Education. I have completed a Master of Education where I focussed on disability and inclusive education, digital futures and research.
I am an Associate Lecturer in the School of Education and the Arts. I am the Academic Liaison for this school and am involved in the Personalising the Student Experience Project (PSEIRS).
I am also Head of Course for the Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership.
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In Term 3 2010 I was awarded as one of the top 10 Course Coordinators (SKIL40025) who achieved the highest response rate for their course as well as the highest satisfaction rate for a course.
I have project managed and course coordinated a short non-award HEPPP project/ course called Preparation for Success in Health. This course was 5 weeks in duration and prepared high school students for further studies in health. As well it gave them guidance and direction around what sorts of skills and knowledge were required to successfully navigate university.
I have worked as an Associate Lecturer in STEPS. As well as this I also previously worked in the Student Support Centre as a lecturer and Program Coordinator in the Lift Program.
Previous to the above I worked as a teacher teaching various ages in Australian schools/ high schools as well as teaching primary aged children in Japan and the UK.
I was part of and worked with Professor Leone Hinton on a CQUniversity 2011 Teaching and Learning Grant that looked at, "A descriptive study of the factors involved in obtaining student feedback: Designing practical strategies to increase student response rates".
Hinton, L & Shields, R 2012, 'A descriptive study of the factors involved in obtaining student feedback: Designing practical strategies to increase student response rates', paper presented at the Australasian Higher Education Evaluation Forum 2012 (AHEEF) : Embedding an internal evaluation culture, held at CQUniversity, 8-10 October 2012, Rockhampton, Queensland, http://hdl.cqu.edu.au/10018/931947
Online education, special education,
Chugh, R., Ledger, S., & Shields, R. (2017). Curriculum design for distance education in the tertiary sector. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 18(02), 4-15. doi:10.17718/tojde.306552
Shields, R., & Chugh, R. (2017). Digital badges: Rewards for learning?. Education and Information Technologies, 22(4), 1817-1824. doi:10.1007/s10639-016-9521-x
Hinton, L., & Shields, R. (2012). A descriptive study of the factors involved in obtaining student feedback: designing practical strategies to increase student response rates.. In Australian Higher Education Evaluation Forum 2012 (AHEEF) : Embedding an internal evaluation culture, held at CQUniversity, 8-10 October 2012, Rockhampton, Queensland. (pp. 1-11). Rockhampton, Qld.: CQUniversity Australia. Retrieved from https://staffnet.cqu.edu.au/