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Donna Goldie

Counselling

Biography

Donna Goldie is the academic developer in the Discipline of Counselling at ACAP.  Donna is also a national educator and tutor in the Discipline of Counselling.  Donna’s research and scholarship focus is the engagement of students in contemporary higher education.  Donna has a range of teaching experiences in diverse locations and sectors and is passionate about best practice in education to support and enhance the learning experience and student outcomes.

Research

PhD Candidate – Education

Thesis title: Teaching Academics and their Approach for the Engagement of their Students: An Australian Regional University Qualitative Case Study

Publications

  • Carter, M.A., & Goldie, D. (2018). Potential enablers of mental health and wellness for those teaching in tertiary education.  International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, 4(3), pp. 3-20
  • Carter, M.A, & Goldie, D. (2017). Educational media: Potential impacts on tertiary students’ mental health. International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, 3(3), pp. 61-68
  • Carter, M., Pagliano, P., Knight, C., & Goldie, D. (2016). Learning about Blended Learning through Students' Experiences: An Exploratory Study in Postgraduate Guidance and Counselling Programs in a University with Campuses in Australia and Singapore. In D. Parsons (Ed.), Mobile and Blended Learning Innovations for Improved Learning Outcomes. Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global.
  • Carter, M., M'Balla-Ndi, M. van Luyn, A., & Goldie, D. (2016). Taking a Stand against Cyberbullying in Higher Education. In O. Dreon (Ed.), Handbook of Research in Teacher Education for Ethical Professional Practice in the 21st Century. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Carter, M.A., Pagliano, P., Knight, C., Goldie, D., & van der Kwast, E. (2015). Ethics and blended learning in our guidance and counselling and career development programs. James Cook University

Conference Presentations

  • Goldie, D. (May, 2019). The promotion of meaningful student engagement by teaching academics: a regional Australian university qualitative case study. Paper to be presented at the 8th Nordic Adult Conference on Adult Education and Learning, Copenhagen, 2019.
  • Carter, M.A., & Goldie, D. (July, 2018). Enacting ethical practices of wellness, hope, optimism and self-compassion in higher education. Paper presented at the Australasian Mental Health and Higher Education Conference, Townsville, 2018.
  • Carter, M.A., & Goldie, D. (July, 2017). Digital health and wellness in higher education. Paper presented at The Inaugural Australasian Mental Health and Higher Education Conference, Townsville, 2017.
  • Goldie, D. (November, 2016). Investigating teaching academics’ perceptions of meaningful student engagement in dynamic contemporary university environments. Paper presented at the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) conference, Melbourne, 2017.

Current Research Collaborations

  • Goldie, D (Australian College of Applied Psychology) and Constantiniou, C. (JCU College of Public Health, Medical and Vet Sciences): Exploring teaching academics’ practices for the promotion of meaningful student engagement in a tertiary veterinary education course
  • Goldie, D (Australian College of Applied Psychology) and Carter, M.A. (Australian College of Applied Psychology): Mental health and wellness in higher education
  • Goldie, D (Australian College of Applied Psychology) and Carter, M.A. (Australian College of Applied Psychology): Cyberbullying and cyber safety in higher education

Professional Affiliations and Fellowships

  • Queensland College of Teachers – Full Registration