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Dr Tony Yeigh
BA(PUC), BPsych(Hons)(UNE), GradDipEd(SCU), PhD(SCU)
Current Appointment: Lecturer
Organisational Unit: School of Education - Lismore

Telephone: 6620 3659
Facsimile: 6622 1833
Location: B3.49
Campus: Lismore

Dr Tony Yeigh is a lecturer in the School of Education, teaching in the areas of educational psychology and classroom management. He has a background in Special Education support and programming, and has had extensive consultancies with the NSW DET in relation to the Australian Government Quality Teacher Programme (AGQTP) model of pedagogy. Dr Yeigh has a keen research interest in the area of working memory and classroom instructional design, and is currently a research associate with the Centre for Children and Young People (SCU), a member of the Scientific and Neuro-cognitive Approaches to Education Research Group, and a member of the Association for Mindfulness in Education (AME). His areas of professional expertise include educational psychology, classroom management, cognitive pedagogies, research design and methodology, and special education. In 2005 DEST awarded him a $10,000 Quality Outcomes research grant for the design of his PhD research. Dr Yeigh has a genuine interest in cognitive models of the mind and the bearing these have upon learning, especially the possibilities such models provide in terms of implementing a truly cognitive pedagogy, as highlighted in many of his publications. For recent publications, please visit his Personal Research Page:

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Last Updated: 06/06/2014 11:37:14 AM