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Amanda Davies

Dr

20122016
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Biography

My undergraduate degree was in Behavioural Neuroscience, with an Honours in Physiology. My PhD focused on determining how speed is processed within the visual areas of the marmoset monkey. For the past three years I have been education focused, helping Sharon Flecknoe and Kate Carroll to design, produce and teach a new subject teaching anatomy and physiology to the health sciences.

Research interests

  • Active learning
  • Use of chunking to aid in student recall of complex learning
  • Scaffolding class to increase retention of new anatomical terms

Monash teaching commitment

BMA1011

BMA5011

BMA1012

Research Output 2012 2016

2 Citations (Scopus)

Natural motion trajectory enhances the coding of speed in primate extrastriate cortex

Davies, A. J., Chaplin, T. A., Rosa, M. G. P. & Yu, H-H., 27 Jan 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 14 p., 19739.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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36 Citations (Scopus)

A specialized area in limbic cortex for fast analysis of peripheral vision

Yu, H-H., Chaplin, T. A., Davies, A. J., Verma, R. & Rosa, M. GP., 2012, In : Current Biology. 22, 14, p. 1351 - 1357 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

G.D Thorburn Prize

Amanda Jean Davies (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute Innovation in Learning and Teaching Award

Kate Carroll (Recipient), Sharon Flecknoe (Recipient) & Amanda Davies (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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Activities 2017 2019

  • 5 Public lecture/debate/seminar

Tips and tricks to activate your classroom

Kate Carroll (Contributor), Amanda Davies (Contributor), Sharon Flecknoe (Contributor)
Nov 2019

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Active learning in the classroom

Kate Carroll (Contributor), Amanda Davies (Contributor), Sharon Flecknoe (Contributor)
Jul 2019

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Activating the classroom to enhance student engagement and learning

Sharon Flecknoe (Contributor), Amanda Davies (Contributor), Kate Carroll (Contributor)
28 Nov 2018

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Student engagement, learning and perceptions in a flipped classroom

Kate Carroll (Contributor), Caitlin Filby (Contributor), Amanda Davies (Contributor), Kirsten Schliephake (Contributor), Sharon Flecknoe (Contributor)
Sep 2017

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Flipping for successful learning

Sharon Flecknoe (Contributor), Kate Carroll (Contributor), Peter Wagstaff (Contributor), Amanda Davies (Contributor)
2017 → …

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar