Dr Helen Keen-Dyer PhD, MTD, BAVE, CSTP, SFHEA is an Academic Lead, Learning and Teaching, Senior Lecturer in Emergency and Disaster Management (E&DM) at CQUniversity Australia, and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Helen received her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from CQUniversity Australia; her thesis explored education in the fire and emergency services context, with a particular focus on Higher Education-industry partnerships. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Adult Education. Helen’s teaching and research interests include contemporary issues, volunteerism and research literacies in emergency and disaster management, scholarship of learning and teaching, social learning theory, community safety and education, adult and professional education and Higher Education.
My professional interests span a range of areas related to the Scholarship of Learning and Teaching with a particular focus on adult and vocational education in the Fire and Emergency Services (FES) and Disaster Management (DM) contexts. I am also keenly interested in workplace-based learning, curriculum development and instructional design.
From a theoretical perspective, I am interested in Social Learning Theory and the role it can play in supporting FES and DM.
I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:
At the level of Associate Supervisor
Other Education - Education not elsewhere classified