Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Adelaide Business School
Faculty of the Professions
I've been an educator since 1979: classroom teacher, vocational education facilitator, lecturer, education consultant, curriculum designer and developer, and quality and compliance manager.
Currently I'm working with initial teacher education students, teaching professional practice, pedagogy, and planning and assessing learning.
My HDR study focus is on the relationship between purpose and governance in higher education. I'm also collaborating on with colleagues on projects related to teaching practices for inclusion learning, curriculum design using a whole of program approach, and application of research skills in business education and business practice.
Working towards PhD (currently enrolled in MPhil)
Research topic - Organisational purpose and its expression in policy in selected Australian universities.
- What is the nature of the relationship between purpose and policy in organisations?
- How is this relationship manifested in selected Australian universities and the experience of individuals working within those institutions?
Other research interests include:
- curriculum development and design
- teaching practices for inclusive learning
- the work of teachers
Date Position Institution name 2016 Lecturer University of Adelaide 2014 - 2016 Consultant: Curriculum Renewal University of Adelaide 2013 - 2013 Curriculum Renewal Director University of Adelaide, Adelaide 2008 - 2013 Curriculum and Compliance Manager/National Curriculum Manager Australian Institute of Management (SA) 2005 - 2007 Curriculum Manager Le Cordon Bleu Australia 2003 - 2005 Curriculum Coordinator University of South Australia, Adelaide 1999 Consultant: Education, Learning Design and Curriculum Development Self employed 1994 - 1995 Lecturer: General English as a Second Lanaguage Monash Univeristy
Year Citation 2017 Liebelt, M., eglinton-warner, S., soong, W., al-sarawi, S., ng, B., phillips, B., & sorell, M. (2017). An Engineering Approach to Engineering Curriculum Design. In 28th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE 2017) (pp. 777-784). Sydney.
2016 to present teaching areas:
- Initial Teacher Education
- Curriculum design
- Assessment and planning for learning
- Professional preparation for teaching
Date Role Board name Institution name Country 2014 - 2015 Board Member Workers Education Association (WEA) SA — Australia 2013 - 2016 Board Member Graham F Smith Peace Foundation — —
Date Role Membership Country 2016 - ongoing Member Australian Association for Research in Education Australia 2014 - ongoing Member Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) Australia
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