Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Jennifer Munday

Dr Jennifer Munday

PhD; MA(VPA); Grad Dip Ed (Media); Grad Dip Ed (VPA); Dip Mus; ATCL

Dr Jennifer Munday, is a Senior Lecturer teaching in the disciplines of Creative Arts, and Technology. Jennifer's academic work and contribution are focused on "...high quality authentic curriculum, learning and assessment that embed professional practice and life-long learning." (University Strategic Direction 2017-2022) and she has built a reputation within and beyond the CSU community as progressive in online, flexible, and distance education. Her contributions include publication and investigation in the scholarship of teaching in online learning, particularly in regard to the value of ePortfolios and reflective practice. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

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Jennifer is engaged in two cross-University research teams:

  • University of Sydney & CSU: "Who am I? High School students creating a 'sense of self' through ePortfolio creation." Following successful research and publications relating to ePortfolios in Higher Education and professional identity, the research team have been working on a pilot project in a Secondary College in Victoria to explore the value of ePortfolios with indigenous and low SES students.
  • CSU, UWS, SCU, and Latrobe: MayDay Hills Research: The former Beechworth Lunatic Asylum still retains a 'sense of place' despite it's interesting history. The project includes arts-based research, history, genealogy, women and mental health, and emotional geography.

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  • Designing and writing new Creative Arts subjects for undergraduate education degree programs
  • Designing and writing technology and learning subjects for Graduate Entry degrees
  • Embedding ePortfolios into a Masters degrees and Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

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  • Arts Victoria Advisory Panel: Reviewer of Dance/Physical Theatre funding applications   
  • Write Around the Murray (WAM), Albury-Wodonga Writers Festival Management Committee
  • International Centre for Women Playwrights, Former President, Board of Trustees
  • Writers Victoria, Member
  • Theatre Network of Victoria, Member
  • International Society for Education through Art (InSEA), Member

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Chapters in Books

  • Munday, J. & Rowley, J. (2017). Showing a human and professional face to the world: an ePortfolio design strategy for a 'sense of self'.  In M. Northcote & K. Gosselin (Eds) Handbook of Research on Humanizing the Distance Learning Experience.  PA:IGI Global: 95-111. doi: 10.4018/987-1-5225-0968-4.
  • Munday, J. (2017). Mindful Collections: Purposeful ePortfolios planned across an undergraduate degree.  In J. Rowley (Ed), ePortfolios in Australian Universities.  SpringerLink: 117-134.  ISBN: 978-981-10-1731-5 (Print) 978-981-10-1732-2 (Online).

Journal Articles

  • Munday, J., Rowley, J. & Polly, P. (2017). The Use of Visual Image in Building Professional "self" Identity.  International Journal of ePortfolio. Volume 7, Number 1, 53-65. http://www.theijep.com/pdf/IJEP238.pdf

View a list of Dr Munday's scholarly publications and creative works on the CSU Research Output Database (CRO).

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