Kristin Den Exter BAppSc(Hons)(SCU), PhD(SCU) Kristin is involved in the teaching of a number of environmental management units within the School of Environmental Science and Management including Ecological Restoration and Monitoring, Protected Area Management, Principles of Coastal Resource Management, and Ecological and Environmental Economics for Sustainability. This year Kristin has also contributed to Global Environmental Issue, Forest Land Use and Management, Natural Resource Policy and Extension in NRM. Kristin has research interests in adaptive management, environmental management decision making, group processes, participatory processes, knowledge sharing and knowledge creation, ecological assessment, ecological restoration and monitoring and the use of tools such as Geographic Information Systems and System Dynamics Modelling. Kristin has experience in working with the community, NGOs, the public service and in private practice in environmental consulting across a range of ecological and institutional scales.
Current issues in environmental management in Australia: what do people think? (with William E. Boyd, Leslie Christidis, and David J. Lloyd), Coolabah (2013)
In 2010, the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC)...
Using web 2.0 technologies for collaborative learning in distance education- case studies from an Australian University (with Stephen Rowe, William E. Boyd, and David J. Lloyd), Future Internet (2012)
This paper explores the use of Web 2.0 technologies for collaborative learning in a higher...
Mind mapping as an interactive tool for engaging complex geographical issues (with David J. Lloyd and William E. Boyd), New Zealand Geographer (2010)
Students and communities engaging with complex geographical issues require tools to assist them structure and...
Food for thought: flying foxes and bush regeneration (with Angus Underwood, Billie Roberts, and Len Martin), Big Scrub Landcare Newsletter (2011)
Integrating environmental science and management: the role of system dynamics modelling, PhD thesis, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW (2004)
Institutional and epistemological differences between science and management present a challenge to the implementation of...
Integrating geographic information systems and multi-criteria analysis to assess suitable species and plantation sites: a case study assessing Elaeocarpus grandis and Gevillea robusta suitability on the NSW North Coast, Honours thesis, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW (1997)
Engaging complex geographical issues: An evaluation of mind mapping as an interactive learning tool (with David J. Lloyd and William E. Boyd), Positioning Geography: Strategic Issues in Geographical Education (2010)
Conventional Western education relies, largely, on linear approaches in communicating and interpreting issues. For students...
Assisting stakeholder decision making using system dynamics group model-building (with Alison Specht), Proceedings of the Australian Pacific Extension Network (APEN) National Forum (2003)
Stakeholder involvement in environmental management in Australia is increasingly participatory. A community-government partnership has been...
Bringing ecology to resource managers: the role of ecological decision support systems, The 1999 International Symposium, Society and Resource Management : application of social science to resource management in the Asia-Pacific region : book of abstracts (1999)
Improving decision-making by coastal managers (with Alison Specht), Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Multiple Objective Decision Support Systems for Land, Water, and Environmental Management (MODSS'99) and community participation workshop : conference program amd abstracts (1999)
Using computer technology to provide decision support for species and site selection (with Sumith Pathirana and Alison Specht), Plantation and regrowth forestry : a diversity of opportunity : Australian Forest Growers Biennial Conference proceedings (1998)