Dr Melanie Nguyen
PhD, MEd (Higher Education), BPsych
Lecturer, First Year Experience Coordinator (Bachelor of Health Sciences)
C43O - O Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney
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Melanie’s research investigates how practitioners use technology to deliver healthcare and integrates this into her curriculum. She evaluates how technology can be used to facilitate learning (eLearning) in the health context and how to better equip health professionals for a health sector that increasingly includes eHealth methods and interventions.
With a focus on building student leadership, Melanie’s scholarship of learning and teaching has included building opportunities for undergraduate research (in large scale programs as well as mentoring small groups of junior undergraduate students in research) and peer mentoring.
- eHealth with emphasis on patient-practitioner communication and its role in improving healthcare
- Serious games for health and learning
- Social inclusion and the first year experience
Teaching and supervision
Belong@FHS: following the success of the Bachelor of Health Sciences Mentoring Program, Melanie is working with a team of Faculty of Health Sciences staff and students to implement and evaluate a faculty-wide mentoring program in 2013.
Awards and honours
- 2011 Faculty of Health Sciences Early Career Teacher Award
- 2011 Widening Participation Scholar
- 2007-2010 Australian Postgraduate Award
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