Paula Johnson

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Paula Johnson

Associate Lecturer / Campus Coordinator Hobart

Sandy Bay Campus

+61 3 6226 7281 (phone)


Paula has taught at the University of Tasmania since 2000, initially in programs to prepare International students for successful university entry, such as Foundation Studies, IELTS Test Preparation and the Direct Entry Academic Program (DEAP), and then moving to Pre-Degree Programs to assist Domestic students in achieving the same goals. She has held positions on the University's Voice Project Steering Committee and co-founded the Student Learning Support Network Community of Practice.  She holds a Bachelor degree in Adult and Vocational Education and is completing Post-Graduate studies in Educational Technology.

Additional Information

Research Interests

Supporting students in distance education, effective and sustainable use of educational technology, development of independent learning skills.

Teaching Responsibilities

Paula teaches on a range of units in both the University Preparation Program (UPP) and the Bachelor of General Studies (BGS). She is also the Campus Coordinator for Pre-Degree Programs in Hobart.

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Research Fields

  • Higher Education (130103)

Research Impact

  • Equity and Access to Education (939903)


Total publications


Conference Publication

(4 outputs)
2013Jarvis L, Harris M, Johnson P, 'A Pipe Dream? Cost-effective Support for Enabling Students Studying Online', National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013 Workbook, 27-29 November 2013, Australian Catholic University Melbourne Campus, pp. 1-10. (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Jarvis L; Harris M

2013Porteous M, Johnson P, Robin S, Komsta P, 'The Academic English Indicator Initiative', Association for Academic Language and Learning 11th Biennial Conference Program and Abstracts, 14-15 November 2013, RMIT University (2013) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Porteous M; Robin S; Komsta P

2013Porteous M, Komsta P, Johnson P, Robin S, Coates J, 'Ready or not? Evaluating an indicator of pre-entry academic English proficiency at the University of Tasmania', Association for Academic Language and Learning 11th Biennial Conference Program and Abstracts, 14-15 November 2013, RMIT University, pp. 101. (2013) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Porteous M; Komsta P; Robin S; Coates J

2010Guenther John, Johnson Paula, 'Engaging pre‐tertiary students with low English literacy using online technologies', Proceedings of the AUCEA 2010 National Conference, 5‐7 July 2010, University of Tasmania, Launceston, pp. 1-10. (2010) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Guenther John