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Lecturer. Learning, Teaching and Curriculum, University of Wollongong

Lisa is a lecturer in Learning, Teaching and Curriculum at the University of Wollongong. She has extensive experience as an educator in a career in which she has taught at all levels from kindergarten to high school to higher education. In her doctoral work Lisa investigated how self-regulated learning strategies could support student transition to a problem-based learning curriculum in medical education. Her current research continues to build on her interest in understanding the experiences of staff and students in the higher education to forward knowledge of effective teaching and learning practice.


  • 2012–present
    Lecturer, University of Wollongong
  • 2007–2012
    Research officer, University of Wollongong
  • 2007–2012
    Tutor (university), University of Wollongong
  • 2002–2007
    School teacher, Edmund Rice College


  • 2013 
    University of Wollongong, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2007 
    University of Wollongong, Master of Education (ICT)
  • 2004 
    University of Wollongong, Bachelor of Education
  • 2002 
    University of Wollongong, Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)


  • 2014
    Institutional wide implementation of key advice for socially inclusive teaching in higher education. A practice report, International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education
  • 2014
    A sense of belonging to enhance participation, success and retention in online programs, International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education
  • 2011
    Understanding the design context for Australian university teachers: implications for the future of learning design, Learning Media and Technology