Stewart is a psychologist with an interest in individual and organisational adaptation. Some current issues he is researching, consulting and teaching about are developing capability, learning and learning organisations, quality of working life and leadership. In 2000, Chris Kenyon and Stewart developed the concept of heutagogy, which has gained something of an international following. Stewart has a background in health care, counseling psychology,consulting, management in a commercial environment, and higher education. Stewart has been an academic for around 28 years, 20 if them at Southern cross University where he is now an adjunct fellow. He teaches at two universities part-time using e-learning. The rest of his time is spent being retired and doing some consulting in the public and private sector.
Learner defined curriculum: heutagogy and action learning in vocational training, Southern Institute of Technology Journal of Applied Research (2011)
This paper describes the application of learner-centred learning techniques in the conduct of short to...
Heutagogy and e-learning in the workplace: some challenges and opportunities, Impact: Journal of Applied Research in Workplace E-learning (2009)
It is clear that e-learning offers tremendous opportunities in terms of access in a global...
Knowledge management and public records compliance: a forgotten world (with Julian Galt), Southern Institute of Technology Journal of Applied Research (2009)
Tertiary institutes in New Zealand are being challenged by the need to make headway on...
From competence to capability: a study of nurse practitioners in clinical practice (with Anne Gardner, Glenn Gardener, Sandra V. Dunn, and Jenny Carryer), Journal of Clinical Nursing (2008)
Aims and objectives. This research aimed to understand the level and scope of practice of...
Grounded suggestions for doing a grounded theory business research (with Keith Ng), Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods (2008)
Grounded theory is a systematic induction of theory from data. The goal is to develop...
Capable organisations : the implications for vocational education and training (with Margaret Malloch and Leonard Cairns), (1998)
The use of videomail in the delivery of distance education programs (with Helen Saenger), (1995)
Factors facilitating co-operative education (with Alan T. Davies), (1994)
Education opportunities for rural health workers (with Lyndon Brooks), (1993)
Problems with online learning are systemic not technical (with Allan Ellis), Teaching & learning online : pedagogies for new technologies (2001)
Workplace learning, Capability and quality in higher education (1998)
Developing learner capability through action research: from pedagogy to heutagogy in the workplace (with Boon Hou Tay and E Goh), Proceedings of Global VET: Challenges at the Global, National and local levels: Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA) Conference (2006)
There is a considerable body of evidence demonstrating that action research is an effective approach...
Developing management skill using action research: moving beyond skills and competency (with Boon Hou Tay and E Goh), 6th annual Hawaii International Conference on Business (2006)
In exile in my mind, Landscapes of Exile Conference (2006)
This paper is a narrative written from the perspective of a person with a severe...
A spotlight on knowledge management in a rehabilitation unit (with D King), Graduate College of Management Papers (2005)
This paper describes one of the case studies in a project that aimed to investigate...
Action research and action learning: a post post-modernist opportunity, Graduate College of Management Papers (2005)
Grafton bus usage study, Clarence Community Transport Inc. (2006)
Evaluation of the Lismore City Council Crime Prevention Plan, Lismore City Council (2003)
Report of the evaluation of the workplace assessor component of the 'Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training' (with Helen Saenger), Queensland Mining Industry Training Advisory Body (2003)
Social disadvantage in communities in the Northern Rivers Region of NSW : a report of five case studies of communites in the Northern Rivers Region of NSW (with Renata Phelps, Helen Saenger, and Jill Gordon-Thomson), Commonwealth Department of Transport and Regional Services (2002)