|Present||Lecturer, Southern Cross University ‐ School of Education|
Honors and Awards
- Teaching merit certificate – Team Award (UTAS) 2015
- Teaching merit certificate – Individual Award (UTAS) 2014
- Teaching merit certificate – Team Award (UTAS) 2012
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Journal articles (7)
An intensive longitudinal investigation of a parent–coach’s practices and strategies ‘in action’; challenges and opportunities Sports Coaching Review (2019)
Sports coaching and sport psychology researchers have explored the challenges for parents who undertake the role of coach. Arising from previously research on the parent–coach, a number of strategies have been suggested to assist parent–coaches ...
I am fast but I do not fit: an autoethnography of a swimmer’s experiences of ‘competitive performance’ stigma in two sporting contexts Sport, Education and Society (2019)
Given that research outside of sport and exercise has found that stigma may cause severe consequences (e.g. depression), it is important to explore the concept in regard to its connection to socio-cultural issues in the ...
Control, consent and complicity in the coaching of elite women’s cycling in Australia: a media analysis Sport, Education and Society (2017)
The purpose of this study was to extend understanding of how athletes and coaches in a women’s cycling talent development and selection programme negotiate and normalise athlete abuse in the media. A thematic analysis of ...
Fleshy, female and forty: a docudrama of a former elite swimmer who re-immersed herself into elite swimming culture Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health (2017)
This film is presented as a docudrama, where video diaries and other elements of film production capture the six-month journey of a former elite swimmer who re-immersed herself into an elite swimming culture as a ...
Slim to win: an ethnodrama of three elite swimmers 'presentation of self' in relation to a dominant cultural ideology Sociology of Sport Journal (2016)
Ethnodrama combined with Goffman's 'presentation of self' is used to explore three elite swimmers' 'presentation of self' in relation to the dominant ideology of 'slim to win'. The 'presentation of self' of three swimmers is ...
The impact of a coaching/sporting culture on one coach's identity: how narrative became a useful tool in reconstructing coaching ideologies Sports Coaching Review (2015)
In this research, the use of narrative accounts is investigated as the catalyst for the evolution of one coach's identity. Unable to sustain a coaching identity that was deemed to be appropriate by my coaching ...
Book chapters (3)
Learning through shared note-taking visualisations in the classroom Proceedings of the 28th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (2016)
School classrooms are seeing an emergence of ubiquitous display technology in the form of devices like personal laptops and shared classroom displays. These devices form a solid foundation for technology-assisted collaborative learning. We present a ...
Using short looping video to develop demonstrations of skill, reflective skills and advanced pedagogical practice in a health and physical education teacher education program Proceedings of the 2016 Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference (2016)
The challenges associated with instruction of health and physical education in school learning environments has been described as a roadblock to student learning. Anecdotal observations of pre-service teacher demonstrations of movement skill highlighted the poor ...