Jenny Bird BA(UNSW), MEd(USQ) Jenny Bird has a career spanning 30 years in adult education, professional development, distance and flexible learning, curriculum studies and academic development. She has worked in the public and private sectors and in higher education. Her research interests include curriculum studies, flexible learning and the professions of educational design and academic development.
Quality assurance and quality enhancement of the nursing curriculum – happy marriage or recipe for (with Thea F. van de Mortel, Julienne Holt, and Maree Walo), Journal of Nursing Education and Practice (2012)
Background: This study investigated nurse academics’ perceptions of a curriculum review process that married a...
Continuous curriculum review in a Bachelor of Nursing program: preventing curriculum drift and improving quality (with Thea F. van de Mortel), Journal of Nursing Education (2010)
Higher education institutions have rigorous internal accreditation processes for new courses and typically require thorough...
Adults contemplating university study at a distance: issues, themes and concerns (with Chris Morgan), International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (2003)
This study identifies and explores a range of themes, issues and questions that commonly confront...
This guide is designed to assist academic designers/developers in their efforts to provide evidence of...
Educational design at Southern Cross University Australia: a case study (with Chris Morgan and Meg O'Reilly), Instructional design: case studies in communities of practice (2007)
Exploring the tensions in educational and instructional design in Australian universities (with Chris Morgan and Meg O'Reilly), Instructional design: case studies in communities of practice (2007)
Flexible assessment: some tensions and solutions (with Chris Morgan), Flexible learning in an information society (2007)
Mapping flexibilities, Proceedings of Transforming knowledge into wisdom: holistic approaches to teaching and learning: 27th Annual International HERDSA Conference (2004)
This research paper was reviewed using a double blind peer review process that meets DEEWR...
Professional naval gazing: flexible learning professionals into the future, Proceedings of the 21st Ascilite Conference: Beyond the comfort zone (2004)
Designers and developers working in Australian universities are an ill defined professional group whose role...