Scholarship of online teaching and learning:
Optimising learner experience by effectively utilising digital technologies.
Transition to parenting, supporting fathers as parents,
Infant & toddler feeding/nutrition - breastfeeding, breast milk substitutes.
Unit chair of the following units of study
2020 - present HSH211 The Australian Healthcare System
2018 HSH219/319 Population Health: a research perspective
2013 - 2018 HBS108 Health Information & Data
2012 HBS107 Understanding Health (trimester 3)
Previously taught into the following units of study:
HBS107 Understanding Health
HSH302 Politics Policy and Health
HSH313 Contemporary Health Issues
HSH201 Planning and Evaluation 1
HSH218 Planning and Evaluation 2
HSH717 Health Economics 1
2015 Increasing personal engagement and communication in feedback and assessment within online students. Teaching and Learning Forum, School of HSD, Deakin University.
2015 Giving Effective, Accessible & Sustainable Feedback in the Cloud. Oral Presentation, Faculty Day, Deakin University.
2015 Health Literacy in Practice – innovation in getting health students industry ready. Oral Presentation at Health Literacy: Research, Policy & Practice, National University of Ireland Galway.
2015 Using SoTL to inform the digital transformation of a large wholly online undergraduate unit. Pecha kucha presentation at the Inaugural European Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, University College Cork, Ireland.
2014 Media for Learning 101. Teaching Conference: Sharing and Showcasing, Deakin University.
Awards for Teaching and Industry Partnerships
Norma Barrett (2015) Australia Award for University Teaching - citation for outstanding contribution to student learning:
For excellence in developing coherent and imaginative digital learning resources that transform how thousands of students critically assess and interpret health information and statistics
Norma Barrett (2014) Deakin University Vice Chancellor's Award, Jim & Alison Leslie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching & Learning (This was the second highest individual teaching award presented by the Vice-Chancellor in 2014)
2014 School of Health and Social Development Special Commendation for Teaching Excellence for teaching into Politics Policy and Health. (Team award)
Norma Barrett (2014) School of Health and Social Development Special Commendation for Service Excellence in partnership development with local health agencies including South West Primary Care Partnership.
2013 School of Health and Social Development Award for Teaching Excellence 2013 for leading re-development and delivery of Health Information and Data (Team Award - team lead by Norma Barrett)
2012 School of Health and Social Development Special commendation for Teaching Excellence for teaching into Politics Policy and Health. (Team Award)
K Fraser, B Markides, N Barrett, R Laws
(2021), Vol. 17, Maternal and Child Nutrition, C1
A Bell, N Barrett, G Lamaro Haintz
(2021), pp. 1-10, Health promotion journal of Australia, Chichester, Eng., C1
Norma Barrett, Lisa Hanna, Owen Fitzpatrick
(2018), Vol. 20, pp. 464-471, Nursing and health sciences, Chichester, Eng., C1
Funded Projects at Deakin
No Funded Projects at Deakin found
No completed student supervisions to report