Dr Tricia McLaughlin

Position

Senior Lecturer

School /
Work Unit

Education

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 9805

patricia.mclaughlin@rmit.edu.au

Location

Building: 220
Level: 03
Room: 013

City campus

College/Portfolio

College of Design and Social Context

Tricia is a Senior Officer in the Science, Health and Engineering Educational Research (SHEER) Centre.

Overview

Research Areas

  • Lifelong learning
  • Pathways
  • Scholarship learning and teaching
  • Access and Equity in learning
  • Workplace

Key activities

Teaching Areas

  • Project Management
  • Construction management
  • Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial/Employee relationships
  • Leadership

Availability

  • Mondays, Tuesdays and every second Wednesday

Qualifications

  • Master Business Administration (MBA)
  • Doctor Education (D.Ed.)
  • Master Education (M.Ed)

Publications

Books

  • Mills, Anthony, McLaughlin, Patricia and Carnegie, Jane (2013) Hurdling the Barriers: enabling student pathways from VET to HE. NCVER, Adelaide, S.Aust. IBSN 9781922056603
  • McLaughlin, Patricia, Mills, Anthony, Davis, Peter, Saha, Swapan, Smith, Peter and Hardie, Mary (2013) Lifelong learning pathways : addressing participation and diversity in higher education, Final report 2013, in McLaughlin, P; Mills, A; Davis, P; Saha, S; Smith, P and Hardie, M (eds), Office for Learning and Teaching, Sydney, N.S.W. ISBN 978-1-922125-35-4
  • McLaughlin, Patricia, Mills, Anthony, Davis, Peter, Saha, Swapan (2013) Clearing the pathway : improving the transition for students moving between AQF levels 5, 6 and 7, Office for Learning and Teaching, Sydney, N.S.W. IBSN 9781921916021
  • McLaughlin P & Mills A., 2012 (Eds) Building Pathways. Chapman Publishing, Australia. IBSN: 978064657.

Book Chapters

  • McLaughlin, Patricia, O’Malley Cindy, Porcaro Pauline (2015) (in press) Inclusive STEM: closing the learning loop in Smith & Hadgraft (eds) Flipping the classroom: practice and practices, Pearson Educational
  • McLaughlin, Patricia and Mills, Anthony (2012) Building sustained collaboration, in McLaughlin, P and Mills, A (eds), Building Pathways pp. 3-12, The Writing Bureau, North Fitzroy, Vic. IBSN 9780646578026
  • McLaughlin, P. and Alhaug, C. 2006, 'Just coping: Australian female project managers' perception of stress', in Charlesworth S, Douglas K, Fastenau M, Cartwright S (ed.) Women and Work 2005: RMIT University Research, RMIT Publishing, Australia, pp. 143-153. ISBN: 1921166274
  • Mills, Anthony, McLaughlin, Patricia and She, Ling-Ye (2012) Sustaining collaboration across sectors, in McLaughlin, P and Mills, A (eds), Building Pathways, pp. 25-35, The Writing Bureau, North Fitzroy, Vic. IBSN 9780646578026

Journal Articles (from 2010)

  • McLaughlin P & Kennedy B. (2015) Making Something Out of Maths in Journal Educational Leadership in Action (accepted)
  • Mitchell D., & McLaughlin P., (2015) Improved Student Performance in Science Learning. Journal of Teaching and Education, Volume 3, No 3.
  • Morrissey, John, Iyer-Raniga, Usha, McLaughlin, Patricia and Mills, Anthony (2013) Sustainable planning and design of large-scale metropolitan development projects, International journal of sustainable development, vol. 16, no. 3-4, pp. 190-203,
  • Mills, Anthony, Lingard, Helen, McLaughlin, Patricia and Iyer-Raniga, Usha (2012) Pathways to Industry International journal of construction education and research, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 159-170,
  • Morrissey, John, Iyer-Raniga, Usha, McLaughlin, Patricia and Mills, Anthony (2012) A strategic project appraisal framework for ecologically sustainable urban infrastructure, Environmental impact assessment review, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 55-65, Elsevier, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • McLaughlin, P. and Faulkner, J. (2012), 'Flexible spaces and what students expect from university facilities', in Journal of Facilities Management, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, United Kingdom, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 140-149 ISSN: 1472-5967
  • Mills, A. Lingard, H. McLaughlin, P. and Iyer-Raniga, U. (2012), 'Pathways to industry: work practices of undergraduate students in construction programs in Australia', in International Journal of Construction Education and Research, Routledge, United Kingdom, vol. 8, pp. 159-170 ISSN: 1557-8771
  • McLaughlin, P. & Mills, A.(2012), Construction Pathways: Attracting the missing students and workers to University, Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building - Conference Series Vol 1, no,1 UTSe Press Scholarly Works
  • Morrissey, J. Iyer-Raniga, U. McLaughlin, P. and Mills, A. (2012), 'A strategic project appraisal framework for ecologically sustainable urban infrastructure', in Environmental Impact Assessment Review, Elsevier Inc., United States, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 55-65 ISSN: 0195-9255
  • Morrissey, J. Iyer-Raniga, U. McLaughlin, P. and Mills, A. (2011), Sustainable planning and design of large-scale metropolitan development projects', in International Journal of Sustainable Development, Inderscience Publishers, United Kingdom, vol. --, ISSN: 0960-1406
  • McLaughlin, P. and Mills, A. (2010) "The best of both worlds-how vocational education can enhance university studies in construction management" in Research in Post Compulsory Education. Vol 15 No 1. March pp 117-126

Conference Publications (from 2010)

  • McLaughlin, P, Kennedy B,& Reid J ( 2015) Navigating the Lifelong Learning Boat through uncharted Waters in Proceedings of the Higher Education Research Development Society Australia 2015 Conference” Learning for Life and work in a Complex World, Melbourne July 2015
  • McLaughlin P., & Kennedy B ( 2015) Making Something out of Mathematics: using advanced technology to interest secondary school girls in Mathematics. in Leavitt L, Bonder B ( eds) Proceedings of the 3rd Annual International Conference in Education “Putting The Pieces Together in Education” Chicago May 26-27, 2015
  • Mills, A, McLaughlin, P and Tivendale,L (2014), Evaluation Of Graduate Learning Outcomes Using Constructive Alignment in Australia, in 50th ASC Associated Schools of Construction Conference, ASC- Associated Schools of Construction, [Washington, D.C.], pp. 1-8.
  • McLaughlin, Patricia and Mills, Anthony (2014) Solving Skill Shortages through Enabling Upskilling. AUBEA (2014): Proceedings of the 38th Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference, pp. 1-13, AUBEA, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Mills, Anthony and McLaughlin, Patricia (2013) Pathways to university : enabling factors in construction management education in Australia, in Unknown (ed.), ASC 2013 : Proceedings of the 49th Annual Associated Schools of Construction International Conference, pp. 1-9, Associated Schools of Construction, Hattiesburg, Miss.
  • McLaughlin, Patricia and Mills, Anthony (2013) Encouraging more students into construction management, in Gonzalez, Vicente and Yiu, Tak Wing (eds), AUBEA 2013 : Proceedings of the 38th Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference, pp. 1-13, AUBEA, Auckland, New Zealand
  • McLaughlin, P. and Reid, J. (2012), 'Establishing STEM educational leadership: the RMIT SHEER centre', in Proceedings of the 2nd International STEM in Education Conference 2012: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Shengquan Yu (ed.), Beijing Normal University, STEM 2012 Instructional Innovations and Interdisciplinary Research in STEM Education, Beijing China, pp. 241-247
  • Mills, A & McLaughlin. P,(2012), Measuring pathways to university: Success factors in construction management education37th Annual conference of the Australian Universities Building Education Association, UNSW, July 4-6, Sydney
  • McLaughlin, P. & Mills, A. (2012), Construction Pathways........Attracting the missing students and workers to University, 37th Annual conference of the Australian Universities Building Education Association, UNSW, July 4-6, Sydney
  • Mills A., McLaughlin P., Tivendale L.,(2012), “Work And Study In Construction Education: Practices Of Undergraduate students In Australia” paper presented to International Cost Engineering Council 8th World Congress: Sth Africa, July 23-27, 2012
  • Mills, A. McLaughlin, P. and Davis, P.(2011), 'Pathways to formally assessed work placement: Employers' perspectives on collaborative education in the Australian construction industry', in 15th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Congress, Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 231-237 (15th Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors Congress)
  • Morrissey, John, Iyer-Raniga, Usha, McLaughlin, Patricia and Mills, Anthony (2010) Proposal of a tiered conceptual framework for sustainable design and planning of large-scale development projects in the metropolitan context, in unknown (ed.), NZSSES 2010 : Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sustainability Engineering and Science, pp. 479-490, New Zealand Society for Sustainability Engineering and Science (NZSSES), Auckland, N. Z.
  • Mills, Anthony, Wingrove, Dallas and McLaughlin, Patricia (2010) Exploring the development and assessment of work-readiness using reflective practice., in Egbu, C and Lou, E (eds), ARCOM 2010 : Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference, pp. 163-172, ARCOM, Reading, England

Grants

Category 1. External Grants (previous 5 years)

  • Office Learning & Teaching (DIISRTE /OLT) Global Canopy 2015-6 $280k Chief Investigator
  • Office Learning & Teaching (DIISRTE /OLT) STEM Ecosystem2013-5 Team Investigator $240k
  • Australian Maths Science Schools Partnerships Programme (DET/OCS) Making Something out of Maths. 2014-2015 Chief Investigator $50k
  • Office Learning & Teaching (DIISRTE /OLT) Signposting the Pathways 2012-2013 Chief Investigator $30k
  • National Council Vocational Educational Research (NCVER) Hurdling the Great Divide 2012-2013 Chief Investigator $100K
  • Office Learning &Teaching (DIISRTE /OLT) Clearing the Pathways: AQF 2011-2013 Chief Investigator $101k
  • Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Lifelong Learning Pathways 2010-2012 Chief Investigator $171K