As the Innovative Research Universities Vice Chancellors’ Fellow, Jessica leads a collaborative approach to research, design, innovate and disseminate scalable, practices in the areas of student employability and learning analytics. Jessica is a passionate academic that has demonstrated sustained leadership in learning and teaching in Australian Higher Education with a key focus on supporting student and graduate success. At Griffith University Jessica led a significant program of activities to embed authentic employability based curriculum across the Faculty of Health. Jessica’s achievements in the development and implementation of practice-based curriculum have been recognised nationally through a series of prestigious awards, including the Australian Award for Excellence in Teaching (early career) in 2012 and an Office of Learning and Teaching citation for her work in innovative assessment design in biochemistry. In 2015, Jessica was awarded an Australian Office of Learning and Teaching Fellowship for a project entitled ‘Engaging alumni for graduate success’.
IRU Vice Chancellors’ Fellow