• MB1110: Introductory Marine Science (Level 1; TSV)
  • MB2050: Functional Biology of Marine Organisms (Level 2; TSV)
  • MB2070: Evolution and Biogeography of Marine Organisms (Level 2; TSV)
  • MB3050: Biological Oceanography (Level 3; TSV)
  • MB3160: Evolution and Ecology of Reef Fishes (Level 3; TSV)
  • MB5055: Biological Oceanography (Level 5; TSV)
  • MB5070: Marine Evolution and Biogeography (Level 5; TSV)

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 16+ research outputs authored by Dr Orpha Bellwood from 2000 onwards.

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Office for Learning and Teaching - Extension Grants

Exploring field spaces as learning places: Optimising the impact of field-based learning on the student experience

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$30,000 over 2 years
The project aim is to improve the field-based learning experience for students. The team includes staff from multiple disciplines in the new CMES and CTSE Colleges. The range of field-based learning activities undertaken in the two colleges will be identified and mapped to the curriculum in nominated courses. Focus groups will be held with academics and students to gather data. Findings will be shared with the broader university community through a collaborative symposium. Strategies for effective practice in field-based learning and teaching will be applied to nominated courses and the impact on student learning evaluated. The project deliverables will include a university-wide symposium, website and online guide to field-based learning.
Phil Turner, Janet Buchan, Paul Nelson, Lin Schwarzkopf, Janine Sheaves, Orpha Bellwood, Carl Spandler, Michelle Lasen and Tanya Doyle (College of Science & Engineering, College of Arts and Society & Education)
Learning and teaching; Learning spaces; Field based learning; Science Education

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These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

  • The Evolution, Biogeography and Ecological Significance of Colour in Coral Reef Fishes (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Ecological Roles of Microcrustaceans on Coral Reefs (Masters , Primary Advisor)

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