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My research applies mixed methods approaches using my experience in the use of quantitative and qualitative research methods

Dr Helen Klieve currently lectures in research methodology in the School of Education and Professional Studies, Griffith University, teaching within the Masters and Doctoral programs. She has a multidisciplinary research background, including an Honours degree in zoology (UNSW), a Masters in quantitative economics (UNE) and a Doctorate in quantitative genetics (UNE), as well as an Education background through a Dip. Ed and BEd (UNE). She also has extensive experience in government policy through past roles as a policy analyst in strategic policy within the Queensland Government, with this adding a very practical perspective to the broad use of research, linking to her interest in the role of research findings in the decision making process. Her research applies mixed methods approaches using her extensive experience in the use of quantitative and qualitative research methods, with a particular interest in survey design and analysis, with recent work also including techniques for the analysis of open response data from surveys. 

Dr Helen Klieve

School of Education and Professional Studies

Lecturer in Research Methodology

Fields of Expertise

  • Research Methods
  • Policy and Economic Analysis
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Survey Design and Analysis

Research Expertise

Helen’s research interests focus on research applications addressing the issue of disadvantage and social inclusion. Helen has a particular interest in the development and use of applications that build on the capacity to contribute to effective information for decision making. Recent highlights include:

  • · (2018). Culturally and Linguistically Diverse School Environments ć …xploring the Unknown.Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 43(2), 172–189.
  • · (2018). Hospitality higher education in Vietnam: Voices from stakeholders. Tourism Management Perspectives, 27, 68–82.
  • · (2018). The evidence needed to demonstrate impact: A synthesis of the evidence from a phased social and emotional wellbeing intervention. Evaluation and Program Planning, 70, 35–43.
  • · (2017). Video Self-Modelling to Reduce Aggressive Behaviours in Adolescents with High Functioning Autism. Presented at the ICAT2E 2017, Qingdao, China (2017).
  • · (2017). An Australian Case Study of Delivering a Higher Education Program through Innovative Instructional Technologies. Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal, 8(3), 2647–2654.

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