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Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Education
School: School of Media and Communication
Discipline: Media and Communication
Ph D (Rutgers U, NJ)
MA (Temple U, PA)
Post Graduate Diploma in International Affairs (Sri Lanka)
BSc (University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka)
Nina Weerakkody currently teaches quantitative and qualitative research methods at undergraduate (ALC 208: Researching media: Texts, audiences and industries) and postgraduate (ALR732 Research methods for contemporary society-Stream B- Research principles and methods) levels. In addition, she teaches ALC 320: Approaches to media: Audiences and effects (Wholly online) and ALC 705: Organisational Communication at Deakin University. Her single authored book Research methods for media and communication (2009, Oxford University Press, pp. 308) is required reading for undergraduate, Honours, Masters and HDR level students at several other Australian and New Zealand Universities. Her co-edited book 'Where are you from?' Voices in transition (with Margaret Kumar and Heather D’Cruz) was published in 2010 by Common Ground Publishers.
Teaching and Learning in a wholly online unit that is theory and analysis-based; The teaching and learning of international students at Australian universities from the points of view of intercultural communication and communication competence.
Quantitative and qualitative research methods, media effects, intercultural communication, organisational communication, and communication competence.
Lind to DOR to be provided