Nursing and Midwifery
BA (Soc Sci), BA (Hons, English), Grad Cert TESOL, PhD (English), Grad Cert Education (Higher Ed), Certificate III Dog Behaviour and Training (National Dog Trainers Federation).
2015 Vice-Chancellor's Award for Early Career Researchers
2014 Faculty Executive Dean's Teaching Excellence Award
2014 Quality Label for Valid Serious Games (Serious Gaming Committee, Dutch Society for Simulation in Healthcare)
2012 HESTA 'Innovation in Nursing' category finalist
2004 FUSA Service to International Students
2017 “Development of an interactive online teaching tool to promote nursing students’ clinical decision making skills” FMNHS Executive Dean Teaching and Learning Innovation Grants ($5,000).
2017 “Evaluating the impact of a 3D cultural simulation experience on a diverse cohort of nursing/midwifery students” SoNM Start-up Grant ($4,974).
2016 “A causal experimental study of the reciprocal relationship between vocabulary knowledge, IELTS, and academic grades.” Flinders University Re-Entry Fellowship ($40,000).
2015 “Vocabulary size effects on the academic achievement of equity groups.” SoNM Start-up grant ($4,981).
2014 “Improving International Students’ Writing Skills.” SoNM Strategic Research Initiative Grant ($5,000).
2014 “‘viRtual Nurse education’: To what extend does virtual gaming support nursing students’ development of clinical decision making?” SoNM seed grant ($4,608).
2010 “CALL for Nursing English.” Flinders Teaching & Learning Innovation Grant ($10,000).
2010 “InSoNMia project.” SoNM Special Project ($50,477).
My role is to support the language needs of over 600 international nursing students.
I deliver face-to-face classes and online support to students, and engage in a range of staff and curriciulum-based activities to enhance international student learning.
I research nursing English, language testing and policy, vocabulary-centred language competence, and the efficacy of videogames to teach English.
Communication, English language, Linguistics, Educational Gaming, e-Learning
Please look at the "PhD and Masters Projects Available" document, to the right of this page (or on http://www.flinders.edu.au/people/amanda.muller).
I research communication and learning. Areas of particular interest include body language and nonverbal communication, first-language interference in SLA, and e-learning (including educational gaming).
: Community of Inquiry; Education
; Curriculum Development; Psychomotor Skills
Assistance Dog work
|Phone:||+61 8 82013378|
|Location:||Sturt North Wing (N226)|
|Postal address:||GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia|
Doctoral and Masters projects are available - email me only after reading the project document.