Averil Grieve

Dr

20062018
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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Averil Grieve is a lecturer in the Student Academic Support Unit at Monash University. She provides cultural and language support to students on placement in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. She trains academic staff and field educators in transcultural teaching practices, is an advisor for bilingual education and the teaching and learning of additional languages and provides external consultations and trainings for working in multicultural educational and professional settings. Averil has a PhD in Applied Linguistics from Melbourne University and a Masters of Cross-Cultural Communication from the University of Sydney. 

Research interests

Dr Averil Grieve's current research interests are the acquisition of language on clinical placement, transcultural teaching practices and scaffolded language learning of communication skills in tertiary curricula design. She is involved in a number of research projects, including understanding the training needs of clinical field educators of international students, analysing the learning experiences and needs of international students at Monash University, and exploring the possibiliites of embedding industry-linked communication skills into tertiary curricula.  Averil has also developed  inter-disciplinary workshops for training and supporting field educators of international students.

Consulting

Averil provides extensive training for field educators, academic teaching staff and supervisors of international students. This includes developing an in-depth understanding of inter-cultural communication, transcultural teaching methodologies, cultural differences in teacher-student relationships and second language acquisition trajectories. She also consults on issues pertaining to bilingual education., particular in the primary school setting.

Clinical activities

Averil provides extensive language and cultural support to students on clinical and non-clinical placement in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. Key to this is the development of critical thinking and professional communication skills.

External positions

Bilingual Education Consultant, Deutsche Schule Melbourne

2013 → …

Keywords

  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Placement Supervisor Training
  • Bilingualism
  • Transcultural Learning
  • Clinical Communication
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • International Students
  • Study Abroad
  • Pragmatics and Language Learning

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Research Output 2006 2018

Improving clinical communication skills for international students using inclusive pedagogies

Ross, B., Grieve, A. & Ta, B., 4 Sep 2018, p. 306-307. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOtherpeer-review

Supporting placement educators to supervise international students through cross-cultural learning opportunities

Ross, B., Ta, B. T. & Grieve, A., 2 Jul 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterOtherpeer-review

Helping international students get work-ready through placement supervisor training

Grieve, A. M. & Ross, B. B., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOtherpeer-review

Activities 2010 2018

  • 5 Contribution to conference
  • 1 Public lecture/debate/seminar

Allied Health Clinical Education Seminar

Averil Grieve (Keynote/plenary speaker)
28 Feb 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Victorian Diagnostic Audiologist Group (VDAG) Meeting

Averil Grieve (Keynote/plenary speaker)
26 Feb 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

2018 Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) Conference

Bella Ross (Speaker), Averil Marie Grieve (Speaker), Binh Thanh Ta (Speaker)
1 Jul 20184 Jul 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Changing Places: Health, Social Work and Community Placements

Bella Ross (Speaker), Averil Marie Grieve (Speaker)
15 Sep 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

University of Canberra Student Supervisors Workshop

Averil Grieve (Keynote/plenary speaker)
30 Sep 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference