Nicole Crawford

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Nicole Crawford

Associate Lecturer UPP / Campus Coordinator Launceston

Room 230, Y

+61 3 6324 3508 (phone)

General Responsibilities

Nicole commenced in the role of Campus Coordinator in the University of Tasmania's University Preparation Program (UPP) in 2011. Based in Launceston, she coordinates and teaches UPP units to on-campus and distance students, and has a student-advisor role for UPP students. From 2008 until 2010, she was the Transition Coordinator in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at The University of Western Australia. This position involved: teaching credit-bearing units, which focused on academic skills; running support programs for Arts students, such as peer tutoring; coordinating an outreach program for year 11 high-school students; and, conducting research in teaching and learning. In addition, she taught in the disciplines of History and Women's Studies, the areas in which she completed her PhD in 2008.

Nicole has been the Tasmanian representative for the Association for Academic Language and Learning (AALL) since 2011. In 2012, she organised the UTAS/AALL-funded Social Inclusion Symposium.

Research Interests

Nicole's research interests include: bridging/transition programs; social inclusion; equity in relation to online learning; peer learning.

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Research Fields

  • Education (139999)
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy (130299)
  • Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
  • Higher Education (130103)
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators (130313)
  • Specialist Studies in Education (130399)

Research Impact

  • Learner and Learning Achievement (930101)
  • Equity and Access to Education (939903)
  • Teaching and Instruction Technologies (930203)
  • Learner and Learning (930199)


Total publications


Journal Article

(4 outputs)
2014Crawford N, 'Practical and profound: multi-layered benefits of a university enabling program and implications for higher education', International Studies in Widening Participation, 1, (2) pp. 15-30. ISSN 2203-8841 (2014) [Refereed Article]

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2013McKenzie L, Crawford N, Jaquet A, 'Transitions to tertiary education: Measuring and minimising inequality between private and public school students in a university outreach program', Journal of Academic Language & Learning, 7, (1) pp. 40-60. ISSN 1835-5196 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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2011Crawford N, McKenzie L, 'E-learning in context: An assessment of student inequalities in a university outreach program', Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 27, (3) pp. 531-545. ISSN 1449-5554 (2011) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 2

2010Crawford N, Broertjes A, 'Evaluation of a university online Information Literacy unit', The Australian Library Journal, 59, (4) pp. 187-196. ISSN 0004-9670 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/00049670.2010.10736024 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 1


Conference Publication

(1 outputs)
2015Crawford N, Johns S, Jarvis L, Hawkins C, Harris M, et al., 'Foundations for change, confidence, and new opportunities: impacts of a university enabling program in north-west Tasmania', Handbook and Proceedings of the Inaugural Students Transitions Achievement Retention and Success (STARS) Conference, 1-4 July 2015, Melboune, Australia, pp. 1-10. (2015) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Johns S; Jarvis L; Hawkins C; Harris M; McCormack D