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Dr Judy Currey

Dr Judy Currey

 

Position: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
School: School of Nursing and Midwifery

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

RN BN BN (Hons) Crit Care Cert,
Grad Cert Sc (App Stats),
Grad Cert Higher Ed PhD

Biography

Dr Judy Currey is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery and Senior Research Fellow in The Alfred / Deakin Nursing Research Centre at The Alfred hospital. At Deakin, Judy coordinates the suite of ten critical care postgraduate specialty nursing programs. Judy’s teaching role and practice at Deakin is underpinned by her academic leadership and skills as an educator, researcher, administrator and clinician. Judy's postdoctoral research program has educational and clinical arms. Educationally, Judy is an expert in Team-Based Learning (TBL). She is currently leading two funded studies exploring the impact of TBL on student engagement, learning outcomes and the acquisition of expertise. Judy is also interested in curriculum design, particularly assessments to improve the quality of the postgraduate nursing workforce in terms of knowledge, skills and behaviours for specialty practice and teamwork.

Judy is a member of Applied Clinical and Classroom Education Research (ACCER), a school-based strategic research group; the Teaching Leaders’ Group in the Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences; and the University wide Higher Education Research Group (HERG). Judy is also a member of the International Team-Based Learning Collective and TBL Scholarship Group.

Current teaching and learning projects/interests

  • Team-Based Learning
  • Reflective practice

Mentoring areas

  • Team-Based Learning
  • Creative assessments for learning
  • Curriculum design
  • Clinical assessments

Teaching and Learning Awards/fellowships

WJC Banks Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Learning and Deakin University Teacher of the Year 2010

Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Teaching 2010

2010

  • Deakin University Award for Teaching Excellence
  • Award for Innovation, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University

2008

  • Most Outstanding Course: Suite of Critical Care Courses, Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences, Deakin University

Teaching and Learning Grants

2010

  • Team-Based Learning: Educational innovations to improve student engagement and learning outcomes. J. Currey, I Story E Oldland, J. Considine, D Glanville ($39996) Strategic Teaching and Learning Grant, Deakin University
  • Thinking and working outside the square: Building a community of reflective practice. B Murphy, S McIver, S Evans, J Dyer, J Currey, H Forbes et al. ($39974) Strategic Teaching and Learning Grant, Deakin University
  • The transformative use of small groups: Using team-based learning to improve learning outcomes. J. Currey, E Oldland, M Duke, J Considine, D Copley, I Story ($48000) Strategic Teaching and Learning Grant, Deakin University
  • Team-based learning and student engagement in postgraduate specialty nursing programs. J. Currey, E Oldland, J. Considine, D Glanville, I Story ($6000) Faculty HMNBS Teaching and Learning Research Grants, Deakin University

2004-2007

  • Determination of Desired Educational Outcomes in Australian Critical Care Nursing. L. Aitken, J. Currey, A. Marshall, D. Elliott ($10,000) ACCCN

Publications

Research output for Judy Currey

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21st December 2010