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100 word Singapore OE conference presenter bio

Dr James Neill (Australia)

James Neill is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health, University of Canberra, where he has been a teaching and research academic in applied psychology since 2004. He previously taught outdoor education at the University of New Hampshire (2001-2003) and was a research coordinator and instructor at Outward Bound Australia (1988-1996). Dr Neill's expertise includes measuring psychological change, programme evaluation, research methods, instrument development, statistical consulting, outdoor and experiential learning, and adventure therapy.

Among his known publications are:

  • Wilderness Adventure Therapy Effects on the Mental Health of Youth Participants; and
  • Reviewing and Benchmarking Adventure Therapy Outcomes Application of Meta – Analysis.

60 word AABAT 2019 presenter bio

James Neill is an Assistant Professor in the Centre for Applied Psychology, University of Canberra where he teaches Motivation and Emotion, facilitates work-integrated learning for undergraduate psychology students, and convenes Master in Clinical Psychology research projects. James' research interest is in measurement of psychological change, particularly program evaluation of psychological interventions, including adventure therapy and outdoor education.

150 word ORIC 2010 speaker profile

James Neill is an Assistant Professor in the Centre for Applied Psychology, University of Canberra. James' PhD thesis (2008) investigated the changes in life effectiveness skills for 3000 outdoor education program participants, the largest study in the field to date. James currently teaches survey research methods, motivation, and emotion. His research expertise is in program evaluation and instrument development, experiential and challenge-based learning, and educational technology.

150 word cross-cultural education grant bio

Dr. James Neill (BSc(Hons), PhD)) is an early career researcher, with a PhD in education awarded in 2008. James teaches survey research methods, motivation, and emotion in the Centre for Applied Psychology, University of Canberra. His research expertise is in program evaluation and instrument development, experiential and challenge-based learning, and educational technology. James was a Project Associate of the UC Internationalising the Student Experience Teaching Project which included designing, implementing, and evaluating cross-cultural skill development curricula as part of an undergraduate unit on social psychology. James received a Faculty Teaching Award in 2009. His research publications focus on the personal development impacts of outdoor education and the measurement of life skills and mechanisms of change in group intervention programs. James’ anticipated contribution to the proposed project will be 1/2 day per week.

Moodleposium 2010 speaker profile

James Neill is an Assistant Professor in the Centre for Applied Psychology, University of Canberra (UC) who is passionate about open education. James is a Moodle Mentor at UC and a custodian and bureaucrat on English Wikiversity (with ~20,000 edits). James teaches undergraduate psychology units on survey research methods and motivation and emotion. His research interests include educational psychology, experiential learning, program evaluation, and educational technology. James' Moodleposium 2010 presentation is about Open education with Moodle and Wikiversity.

Articles about or quoting James Neill

External links

  1. Bio (Outdated; Wilderdom)
  2. Bio (Wikiversity)
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