BA (MU); DipEd (MU); MEd: Special Education (USyd); MA (MU); MEd: Gifted & Talented (UNE); PhD (CSU)
Lucie is the Acting Deputy Dean for the Faculty of Arts and Education and the educational leader in the School of Teacher Education specialising in inclusive education and educational psychology. Her research examines higher education course and subject design, pre-service teachers and their understandings of inclusion, and the use of evidence-based pedagogies in education. In 2013-2014 Lucie was seconded to the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) as the Assistant Director, Smart Learning. For the first half of 2016 she was appointed Associate Head of School (Staffing and Professional Development). This was an institution wide teaching and learning leadership role. Her doctoral work examined course design in higher education and is titled 'Self-organisation in course design: A collaborative, theory-based approach to course development in inclusive education'. Lucie is the recipient of two national, and multiple institutional, teaching excellence awards.
Lucie is the first CSU academic staff member to receive national teaching award citations (Australian Award for University Teaching) for outstanding contribution to student learning as both an individual and team member. In 2012 she was awarded an individual citation For sustained teaching expertise in inclusive education and child development that engages, challenges and inspires student learning. In 2013, as a member of the Inclusive Education Team, the team was awarded a citation For sustained commitment to capacity building, change agency and bringing research to scale through evidence-based approaches to educational design, learning and teaching in Inclusive Education.