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Mrs Bev Christian

School: Discipline of Education
Position: Senior Lecturer / Head of Discipline
Location: Education Building
Phone: (02) 4980 2187
Extension: #187
Fax: (02) 49802190
Qualifications: DipEd (Avondale); BEd (Avondale); MEd Hons (Avondale); MACE
Research: 1. Values education in school and higher education sectors
2. The effectiveness of a religious education curriculum 'Encounter' in the faith development of students in Seventh-day Adventist Schools in Australia.
3. School ethos and culture
4. Work placement assessment of pre-servie teachers
About: Bev Christian is a Senior Lecturer and Professional Experience Coordinator in the School of Education. She spent many years working in Primary Schools as a teacher, administrator and curriculum writer before transferring to the tertiary sector. Bev lectures in the area of Professional Development. Her aim is to help pre-service teachers develop their God given potential as caring and innovative classroom practitioners. She is passionate about lifelong learning and modeling what she teaches.

Bev Christian is proud of her family and enjoys reading and family time.

Select Publications: Christian, B. (2014). Using assessment tasks to develop a greater sense of values literacy in pre-service teachers. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39(2), 33-44.

Northcote, M & Christian, B. (2013). Dreams, hiccups and realities: What happens when lecturers and students co-design an online module? In H. Carter, M. Gosper & J. Hedberg (Eds.). Electric dreams: Proceedings of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertairy Education (ASCILITE) Conference 2013 (pp. 6245-646).

Christian, B., Kilgour, P., & Kilgour, A. (2012). Why did my mentor teacher only give me a credit? The lonely task of grading your pre-service teacher. TEACH Journal of Christian Education, 6(2), 46-52.*

For a list of publications, visit Bev Christian publications

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