About the Authors
Meghan has previously worked as a Student Transition and Engagement Officer with the department of Learning Teaching and Student Engagement (now Centre for Education and Enhancement) based at James Cook University’s Townsville campus. In this role Meghan, supported student’s transition to university, through a suite of events including orientation activities, as well as wellbeing, cultural and academic support events.
Brenda has previously worked as a Liaison Librarian for James Cook University Library, with specific expertise in the delivery of digital and information literacy programs that enhance student learning within pathways programs and the disciplines of Science and Engineering.
Lyle is a Learning Advisor with the James Cook University Learning Centre. In his position with the Learning Centre Lyle works to support first year and EAL students in their University studies. He has a strong interest in Education for Development, and considers this a key factor in increasing further opportunities for people in depressed socio-economic areas.
Tony has previously worked as the Manager of Student Transitions and Careers with the department of Learning Teaching and Student Engagement (now Centre for Education and Enhancement) at James Cook University. In this role Tony led teams of professional staff to help facilitate the effective transition, retention and success of commencing and continuing students from diverse backgrounds.
Colleen is the Manager, Academic Language and Learning with James Cook University’s Centre for Education and Enhancement (formerly known as Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement). Colleen’s key interest areas include literacy and numeracy, time management, and study strategies.
Gemma is a lecturer and subject coordinator within James Cook University’s Tertiary Access Course. Gemma’s work in the Tertiary Access Course supports helps equip students from a diverse array of backgrounds with the foundational academic skills and critical literacies required for success in undergraduate study.
Dr Rhian Morgan
Rhian is a digital anthropologist and teaching specialist within the Pathways program at James Cook University. As coordinator of a multi-disciplinary digital literacies subject within JCU’s Diploma of Higher Education, Rhian’s current work is primarily orientated around equity in higher education and technology enabled learning.
Lisa works as a specialist english teacher and subject coordinator within James Cook University’s Domestic Pathways Program. She specialises in teaching students in enabling spaces about writing, reading, and researching for the purposes of tertiary study.
Camilla is a lecturer and subject coordinator with the Domestic Pathways team at James Cook University. An experienced secondary and tertiary educator, Camilla’s work in pathways helps prepare students for the technological, mathematical, and literacy challenges of higher education.
Ana is a lecturer, researcher, and author. Her research interests include women’s history, social movements, and feminist theory. Ana is an an experienced lecturer and formerly coordinated a range of subjects for James Cook University’s Pathways programs.
Technical and Editorial Support
Sharon is the Blended Learning Librarian for James Cook University Library. In this role Sharon works to develop, maintain, and assess flexible innovative blended and flexible learning design for the Library and Information Services’ (LIS) digital and information literacies framework.
Alice is the Open Education Librarian for James Cook University Library, working to support the development of open education resources such as ebooks using the publishing platform, Pressbooks.
Trine is a Learning Technologist and user experience advocate with a focus on support, learning, technologies, design, and communication. In her role within the Centre for Education and Enhancement (formerly known as Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement). Trine works with educational designers, learning environments, and academic staff to support a student-centred approach to technology-enhanced learning.