Alicia Stanway

Alicia Stanway
Australian Institute of Business · Department of Business Management

Doctor of Philosophy
With a positive psychology lens: (1) organisational psychology, and (2) teaching and learning in higher education.

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Introduction
Wrapping up existing projects to create space that looks at authentic leadership and emotional and social leadership competencies through a positive psychology lens.

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Publications (10)
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The higher education sector increasingly uses social media as an educational tool to develop a sense of community and foster student engagement, particularly as social networking sites have become an integral part of the lives of digital natives. The current study sought to explore whether the use of Twitter could foster student engagement in a spo...
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The current study examines the relationships between relational psychological contract, psychological contract breach, loyal boosterism and conscientiousness in the performing arts context. Based on the literature, we develop and test a moderated-mediation model that investigated the mediating role of psychological contract breach in the relationsh...
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Rationale/purpose: Variant organisations across Australia have implemented specific programs to increase the participation of people from CaLD backgrounds in sport and active recreation. Academic research that explores the process and outcomes of these programs, however, is quite limited. Design/methodology/approach: This paper uses focus groups to...
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Aquatic and leisure centres (ALCs) are important community spaces that contribute to the health and well-being of users, and to the economy, yet the actual value of the facilities and services provided is difficult to measure. In order to quantify the value of ALCs, the authors developed a well-being (reduced risk of chronic disease, mental illness...
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The current study explores what motivational factors contribute to ‘gap year’ volunteering as part of the Marine Conservation Cambodia programme. Results indicated that the top two motivations for currently volunteering were project-based (marine conservation) and new learning experiences (understanding). However, career and social factors were sig...
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Quality student engagement is of particular strategic importance to online higher education providers. Lack of engagement can lead to students’ feelings of isolation and reduces their learning opportunities, consequently impacting retention (Liu, Bonk, Magjuka, Lee, & Su, 2005). In contrast, well-designed online learning environments can improve st...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper, informed by an action research framework, was to evaluate how a collaborative approach between unit facilitators and learning advisors in a first-year core business unit contributes to an environment where students are actively engaged in their learning. Student engagement in their learning is a key priority for...
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The current study takes an exploratory approach to investigate which situational factors influence perceptions of psychological contracts, as well as the content that comprises psychological contracts in the dance training industry. Semi-structured interviews (n = 10) were conducted with students enrolled in a higher education institution in Austra...

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