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About Dr Jenelle Benson

Dr Jenelle Benson BA(Bio)(CalifState), PGCE, MA(Ed)(CalifState), PhD(Ed)(Phoenix) 
Dr Jenelle Benson is an Academic Skills Lecturer in the Centre for Teaching and learning at Southern Cross University. Before joining SCU, she worked in the education department at Griffith University delivering mathematics and science content for undergraduates and preparing students for practicums in the GradDip program. Jenelle has also worked at UQ delivering beginning chemistry. She has taught science, mathematics and language and numeracy courses for over 20 years at the secondary level. She enjoys helping students with mathematics, science and literacy skills in the hopes of improving the student’s university experience. Jenelle has taught in the United States and Australia at both secondary and tertiary levels providing a broad background of experience. She has spent the last 10 years teaching either online or in a blended format delivering mathematics and science. Through this experience, she has developed several strategies for best practices for developing content and delivering in the online arena. She has won grants, provided professional development and presented at symposiums for innovative teaching techniques in the online classroom. Jenelle's research interests include online delivery, innovation and engagement in the online classroom, student usage of internet assignment apps, embedding scaffolding and exemplars into the classroom to improve student’s success for domestic and international students.


Present Lecturer (Teaching Scholar), Southern Cross University Centre for Teaching and Learning


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Coolangatta QLD
Australia 4225
Phone: (+61 7) 07 5589 3392