Dr. Peter Terry
is Professor of Psychology at the University of Southern Queensland in Australia, a registered psychologist, and formerly Psychology Coordinator at the Queensland Academy of Sport. Over the past 30 years he has provided psychological support to more than 1,000 international and professional performers, including a host of Olympic medallists. He has worked as a sport psychologist at nine Olympic Games and more than 100 other international events.
Peter is author of over 200 publications, including five books, 24 book chapters, and 60 peer-reviewed journal articles. His most recent books, Inside Sport Psychology (with Costas Karageorghis) and The New Sport and Exercise Psychology Companion (with Tony Morris), were published in 2011.
Peter is President of the Asian-South Pacific Association of Sport Psychology (ASPASP) and a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), the Australian Sport Medicine Federation (ASMF) and the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES). He served as President of the APS College of Sport Psychologists from 2002-2006, and was the 2011 recipient of the APS Colleges Award of Distinction.
In the distant past, Peter played sport at representative level in rugby, soccer and track and field, competed in the national bobsled championships, and ran a three-hour marathon.
Adrian Stagg is currently the eLearning Designer for the University of Southern Queensland. He has spent over fourteen years in both public and academic libraries, and holds a Master of Applied Science (Library and Information Management). His interests in Open Educational Practice have prompted the commencement of a PhD at the University of Tasmania focusing on the practitioner experience in the re-use of Open Educational Resources. Adrian has authored research publications covering information literacy in Higher Education, the First Year Experience (FYE), and the use of technology in education (such as screen-casting and student response devices). This is Adrian's first involvement with an OERu course.
Dawn Humphrey a former teacher has been a Learning Resource Development Officer (LRDO) for the Learning and Teaching Services team at the University of Southern Queensland for 19 years. The Learning Resources Development Officer (LRDO) is fundamental to the distinctiveness of USQ’s approach to learning and teaching and facilitates the development and enhancement of quality learning experiences.
The LRDO provides support and advice to academic staff pertaining to innovative development of learning resources. Dawn maintains an awareness of current and emerging educational technologies and the range and types of educational resources available within the University and of how these may be deployed and integrated. Dawn‘s current focus is on course design within a learning management system and assisting academic staff to move into the arena of online teaching.
B. App. Sci. (Horticultural Technology). While studying towards a Masters of Project Management, Annie’s current workplace is progressing from simple multimodal desktop publishing towards eLearning Design.
Annie’s personal focus at work is designing a ‘learning environment’ that:
- promotes worthwhile student engagement with the various aspects of their chosen field of study;
- builds an active student community;
- provides easier access to relevant & timely information; and
- supports the lecturers focus on student learning versus managing the learning environment.
Annie has been involved in the authoring and publication of an industry best practice handbook funded by LandCare Australia, as well as developing industry specific operations manuals, management documentation, and learning resources. Other business ventures and employment were based on event coordination and customer service in a team environment.