Dr Marion Tower

Senior Lecturer

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
m.tower@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53028
+61 7 3163 7870

Overview

Marion has several years teaching and learning and leadership experience in the higher education sector. She is also a Board Director for Metro South Hospital and Health Services and sits on the Metro South Safety & Quality committee. Marion completed a Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) in Sydney and then worked across NSW, Vic and QLD with experience in critical care and acute medical surgical areas, specialising in cardiology and emergency nursing. She completed a Master of Nursing in Women’s Health through QUT and a PhD at Griffith University. Marion has broad experience is leading curriculum design, implementation and review and has been involved in numerous research projects around students’ experiences of university and supporting and assessing students’ learning. Her research interests include the student experience of university, assessment of learning, supporting casual academic staff, nurse education and clinical decision making. Marion also supervises several PhD students across a range of interests and research methodologies.

Research Interests

  • Nurse education
  • Clinical decision-making
  • Student education
  • Curriculum development
  • Assessment of learning
  • Safety & quality in health care

Qualifications

  • Master of Nursing (Women's Health), Qld. UT
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Griffith University

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Tower, M. (2015). Developing a community of practice in scholarship of teaching and learning. In: International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference (ISSOTL10) incorporating the 18th Improving Student Learning Symposium, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (). 27-30 October 2015.

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor