SCU Staff Directory

Sharon Parry
Associate Professor Sharon Parry
DipEd(LATROB), BBSc(LaT), PhD(LaT)
Current Appointment: Adjunct Associate Professor
Organisational Unit: Faculty of Education

Telephone: 02 6620 3672
Mobile: 0408 683 052
Facsimile: 02 6622 1833
Location: B Block
Campus: Lismore

Sharon is an Associate Professor of Higher Education in the School of Education. She currently coordinates the Masters of Education Program and takes responsibility for the development of research in higher education in the School, and she leading the redevelopment of the MEd program.

Sharon worked in research and development in higher education sfrom 1984, and has been at Southern Cross since 1993. Prior to her appointment to the School of Educaton, she was the Director, Teaching and Learning Centre at Southern Cross University, and inaugural president of the Council of Australian Directors Acadmeic Development. Her current research concerns the relationship between epistemological foundations of academic culture and the influence of those upon knowledge making and reporting. Her empirical research fields are research degree supervision, educational program evaluation, discipline-specific writing, student assessment, academic standards and their maintenence and advancement and the nature of academic work.