Kerry Mallan


Language, literacy and numeracy in TAFE Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 Nursing)

This report presents findings from a pilot study to identify current Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) and Inclusive Teaching and Learning Practices in TAFE’s Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 Nursing). The findings provide an important insight into the current provision of foundation skills and bridging...
Literature review

A new start?: Implications of Work for the Dole on mental health of unemployed young Australians

Overview: This paper summarises literature on unemployment, mental health and Work for the Dole programs. Australian and international evidence suggests that unemployed young people are more likely to experience mental health problems than employed people (e.g. greater anxiety and depression, higher suicide rates). Drawing on...
Journal article

Wikidentities: Young people collaborating on virtual identities in social network sites

We propose that the concept of the wiki may be useful for understanding the kinds of virtual identities that are constructed, visually presented, and narrated in online contexts, such as MySpace. Wikis and social networking sites (SNS) are arguably two of the most popular tools...