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Current Teaching Responsibilities:

October 2014, received Southern Cross University Vice Chancellor's citation for Teaching and Learning: "For using social media and non-formal learning strategies for student engagement:  Demonstrating the application of theory to practice in sport and exercise science units".

Enrolled students in the following units can access all relevant unit materials and information via their personal MYSCU website.

Senior Lecturer, Unit Co-ordinator/Examiner in the following Sport and Exercise Science teaching areas of the School of Health and Human Sciences programmes:

Sports Conditioning and Training Methods (HMS00203) - a unit that focuses on the practical application of training methods for sport. In particular, emphasis is placed on designing, organising and presenting training programmes for a variety of sports. Practical sessions use a wide range of training and exercise techniques currently used in sport specific training programmes.

Sport Marketing (MKT00320) - a core unit in the Bachelor of Sport Tourism Management and also within the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Sport Management) programmes. This unit covers basic marketing principles and looks at their application to sport. Students are shown how to develop sport marketing, plans, develop market research projects and design sponsorship proposals and quantify sponsorship effectiveness.

Sport Promotion and Public Relations (MKT00205) - a core unit in the Bachelor of Sport Tourism Management and also within the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Sport Management) programmes. This unit deals with the various methods and strategies used by sports organisations to communicate with their various interest groups. It also looks at the wide range of promotional strategies that can be used to increase the level of involvement and commitment of participants and supporters.

Internship (HMS00224) and Professional Practice in Exercise and Sport Science I and II (HMS00225 &HMS00226) - these are work experience units designed to allow students to further develop their knowledge and skills in a practical setting. Students can enrol in 1-3 units depending on their study programme structure. Potential employers want graduates with a balance of both theoretical and practical skills and experience and through placement with appropriate professional agencies these qualities can be enhanced. Each unit comprises a minimum 150 hours "on-the-job" training and students can work in a diverse range of settings in both the sport management and exercise science fields.

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