Projects

Library and Information Science Research Australia (LISRA)

Funded by: Australian Research Council, Linkage Grant

Chief Investigators: Helen Partridge, Lisa Given

Role: Research Associate

Summary: An investigation into research culture and practice within Australia’s library and information science (LIS) profession

Non-library user immigrants: How can libraries support their information experience?

Funded by: Library and Information Science Research Australia (LISRA), Research Assistance & Development for Australian Researchers (RADAR) Grant

Chief Investigator: Elham Sayyad Abdi

Summary: An investigation into the information experience of refugees in Australia and how libraries can enhance their experiences.

Understanding migrant information literacy: A qualitative study

Funded by: Australian Research Council, Linkage Grant

Chief Investigators: Helen Partridge, Christine Bruce, Jason Watson

Role: Postdoctoral Researcher

Summary: An investigation into immigrants’ experience of information literacy

Exploring the experiences of people from refugee backgrounds: Piloting a reciprocal research methodology

 Funded by: Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology

Chief Investigator: Kate Murray

Role: Research Consultant

Summary: Pilot of an innovative, internationally acclaimed rights- and community-based participatory action reciprocal research methodology developed at the Center for Refugee Research at UNSW.

Refining the blend: developing a student-centered framework for multi-modal education

Funded by: Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Teaching and Learning Grant

Chief Investigator: Kate Davis

Role: Investigator 

Summary: An investigation into preferences, expectations, and experiences of students in a dual-mode LIS program

Learning and information experience of people in the QUT Cube

Funded by: Queensland University of Technology Chancellery and Queensland University of Technology Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support

Chief Investigator: Christine Bruce

Role: Investigator 

Summary: Building upon the first phase of the project (2013-2014), this research was an investigation int0 people’s learning experiences while engaging within The QUT Cube.

Cube3 (The Cube Cubed): The intended Cube, enacted Cube and experienced Cube

Funded by: Australian Research Council

Chief Investigator: Christine Bruce

Role: Investigator 

Summary: An investigation into people’s learning experiences while engaging within The Cube, an interactive multimedia space at Queensland University of Technology form the perspective of policy makers, builders and visitors to The Cube.

Developing a ‘whole of course’ approach to blended learning

Funded by: Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Teaching and Learning Grant

Chief Investigator: Kate Davis

Role: Investigator

Summary: A whole-of-course investigation into blended learning to develop evidence based recommendations and guidelines for best practice in design for blended learning across a whole degree program.

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