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Personal profile

Biography

Tammy is an Education Fellow in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences’ School of Rural Health. She has qualifications and experience in education, health and management and began her career as a Primary School Teacher. She has taught at all levels from junior primary school through to clinical practice and postgraduate.  Also, a critical care (Intensive Care) nurse and educator with a drive to instil confidence and build capacity in others.

Her passion is working in the area of intercultural communication to assist collaboration through appreciation of difference.

Tammy completed a Doctor of Education (Research) at the University of Melbourne in 2012. Her thesis was an ethnographic study exploring positionality in short-term volunteerism, emphasising the critical role that reciprocity plays in enabling successful intercultural encounters.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Education (Research), University of Melbourne

Master of Education (Science, Health and Environmental Education), Deakin University

Grad Cert Critical Care Nursing (Intensive Care)

Bachelor of Education, University of Ballarat

Registered Nurse, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Diploma of Teaching (Primary), Institute of Catholic Education, Aquinas Campus

Research area keywords

  • Intercultural Communication
  • Decoding the Disciplines
  • Teaching Practice
  • Assessment and Evaluation of Health Professional Education
  • Assessment and Feedback
  • Learning Diagnostics
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Social justice and education

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2016 2021

Tell me your story: Mildura Living Histories.

Lokuge, C., Smith, T., Wright, F. & Knight, V.

30/07/1930/07/21

Project: Research

Lightboards everywhere

Turner, L., Anderson, R., Kaur, C., Angus, S., Leroux, A., McCormick, D., Sethi, A., Nichol, C., Parasnis, J., Halupka, V., Wordley, S., Li, J., Smith, T., Gibbs, J., Wyness, A., Fogg, Q., Schliephake, K., Beilby, K., McMenamin, P., Humfrey, D., Thompson, C., Macfarlan, B., Lasky, P., Vanderkruk, K. & Morton, S.

Monash University – Internal University Contribution

1/06/1831/05/19

Project: Research

Law MicroStudio

Smith, T.

6/04/1630/01/17

Project: Other

Research Output 2011 2018

Change is difficult: Making it happen and making it stick

Hook, J., Macfarlan, B. & Smith, T., 2018, ASCILITE 2018 Conference Proceedings: Open Oceans: Learning without Borders. Campbell, M., Willems, J., Adachi, C., Blake, D., Doherty, I., Krishnan, S., Macfarlane, S., Ngo, L., O'Donnell, M., Palmer, S., Riddell, L., Story, I., Suri, H. & Tai, J. (eds.). Australia: Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE), p. 142-150 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOtherpeer-review

Playing with bottlenecks, workshop session

Middendorf, J., Smith, T., Ellis, K., Cruz, L., Guberman, D. & McGowan, S., 16 Nov 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOtherOtherpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of staff cultural awareness before and after attending cultural awareness training in an Australian emergency department

Chapman, R., Martin, C. & Smith, T., 1 Oct 2014, In : International Emergency Nursing. 22, 4, p. 179-184 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander presentations to three Victorian emergency departments

Martin, C. A., Smith, T. R., Graudins, A., Braitberg, G. & Chapman, R., 2013, In : EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia. 25, 6, p. 573-579 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2017 2018

  • 3 Contribution to conference

Global Legal Skills Conference 2018

Marilyn Pittard (Speaker), Tammy Smith (Speaker)
10 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Annual Conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education 2018

Barb Macfarlan (Speaker), Josephine Hook (Speaker), Tammy Smith (Speaker)
Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2017

Barb Macfarlan (Speaker), Josephine Hook (Speaker), Tammy Smith (Speaker)
Oct 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference