Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Rod Francis

Dr Rod Francis

PhD USyd, BAgrSc (Hons 1) USyd, DipEd STL

My professional career has focused on curriculum and student learning. This has been the focus of publications, research and professional work with state and national curriculum authorities.

I have supervised a number of doctoral students, been sub dean of education at CSU in both graduate studies and research.

Administratively I was Head of School at the School of Education, Wagga campus, for over 5 years and Head of Campus at CSU Ontario.

I started technology education programs at CSU, including the innovative Accelerated program (now industry entry). These programs have been extremely successful and have a very high reputation with employers and other faculties of education throughout Australia.

As an adjunct I will continue to do some teaching and other special programs as required.

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  • Research into students learning and curriculum models.

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I have taught in subjects across the K-12 range in both science education and technology education. In addition I have taught adolescent development, teaching and learning and practicum subjects.

My most recent teaching has been in technology education, particularly curriculum.

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  • Life member NSW and National Agricultural Education Associations
  • National Technology Network

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