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Dr Henk Huijser

Adjunct Research Fellow
E-Learning, Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Indigenous Education, Problem Based Learning, Media & Cultural Studies


  • Name: Dr Henk Huijser
    Position: Educational Developer, Academic Enhancement Centre, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China
    Research focus: E-Learning, Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Indigenous Education, Problem Based Learning, Media & Cultural Studies


    Email: henk.huijser@batchelor.edu.au


    Qualifications: PhD (University of Waikato), BA Hons (University of Waikato), BA (Victoria University, Wellington)


    Professional memberships and associations
    • Associate Editor, Journal of Peer Learning
    • Member – College of Reviewers, Higher Education Research & Development
    • Associate Editor, British Journal of Educational Technology
  • Dr Henk Huijser has worked in tertiary education more than 15 years in New Zealand, the Middle East, and Australia, initially in the field of Media, Communication and Cultural Studies, and more recently in Learning and Teaching.

    RESEARCH INTERESTS

    Dr Huijser has researched and published nationally and internationally in the areas of:
    • E-Learning
    • Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
    • Problem Based Learning
    • Indigenous Media
    • Media and Communication
    • Cultural Studies
    While his research focus has shifted more towards learning and teaching related areas, he still publishes in the areas of media and cultural studies as well.

    AWARDS & RECOGNITION

    • 2013 Batchelor Institute Staff Awards – Exceptional Performance in Research

    PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

    2015 – Present Educational Developer, Academic Enhancement Centre, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China
    2012 – 2015 Senior Lecturer, Flexible Learning & Innovation and Higher Degrees by Research Coordinator, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
    2010 – 2012 Curriculum Development Specialist (Problem Based Learning), Bahrain Polytechnic, Kingdom of Bahrain
    2005 – 2010 Lecturer Learning Enhancement (Communication), University of Southern Queensland
    2003 – 2005 Associate Lecturer, Media & Communication, Queensland University of Technology
    1998 – 2002 Associate Lecturer and Tutor, Screen & Media Studies, University of Auckland & University of Waikato
  • RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

    For a full list of research activity and publications, please visit: http://henkhuijser.webs.com/researchpublications.htm
  • CURRENT SUPERVISION

    Secondary Supervisor – PhD

    Lynette Faragher (University of Southern Queensland)
    Exploring transition pedagogy at the tertiary level: A case study of newly enrolled first year education students’ experience in writing and thinking within the genre of comparative analysis of literacy pedagogy

    Majon Williamson
    Closing the Gap by Opening Young Minds: A research proposal for the study of the importance and potential of mainstreaming Indigenous Studies into the Australian National Curriculum

    Dr Sandy O’Sullivan
    How does internationalising research activity facilitate and engage meaningful collaborations across Indigenous research contexts?


    Principal Supervisor – Masters

    Marla Billy
    Yolngu Kinship: towards better learning outcomes for Indigenous learners in the practice of teaching maths.


    Secondary Supervisor – Masters

    John Whop
    Indigenous knowledge in the Torres Strait: The significance of the stories in Waria’s Manuscript

    Lawrie Webster
    An historical analysis of Indigenous Education structures in the Northern Territory 1996 – 2014, or “What lessons have been learnt?”