Yvonne Wood

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Senior Lecturer

Email: yvonne.wood@aut.ac.nz

ORCID: ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9313-5059

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Academic appointments:

  • Hospitality Work Integrated Learning Leader, Auckland University of Technology (2013 - ongoing)
  • Senior Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology (2006 - ongoing)
  • Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology (2004 - 2006)

Qualifications:

  • Master of Education, Auckland University of Technology
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Major: Education), University of Waikato
  • Post Graduate Certificate Education (Major: Online Learning), Massey University
  • Certificate in Tertiary Teaching, Auckland University of Technology

Overview:

Yvonne is currently employed at Auckland University of Technology in the School of Hospitality and Tourism as a senior lecturer and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), engaged in teaching and research. Prior to entering the academic environment, she held several roles in hospitality, where she transitioned from restaurants, training, and kitchen administration, to ICT as a hospitality business solutions specialist.

Yvonne focuses on projects that explore the nexus between teaching and research within tertiary education. Recent examples include the integration of blended learning environments, curriculum development, and Work-Integrated Learning (WIL).

Research interests:

Work Integrated Learning (Cooperative Education) placements in Hospitality and Tourism,
Teachers creation of blended learning environments,
Poster assessments,
Culinary competition strategies.

Teaching summary:

Hospitality Work Integrated Learning (Cooperative Education)

Fields of research:

  • Education Systems
  • Higher Education
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
  • Hospitality Management

Featured professional activities

    Research outputs:

    Featured research outputs

    • Wood, Y., & Roberts, M. (2017). Cooperative education in hospitality and tourism: Extending standard categorization systems for the classification of industry placements. Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 18(3). Retrieved from http://www.apjce.org/files/APJCE_18_3_269_292.pdf

    • Wood, Y. I., Sturny, A., Neill, L., Brown, A., & Aprea, R. (2015). The “New World” and international pâtisserie competition. British Food Journal, 117(4). doi:10.1108/BFJ-12-2013-0375

    • Legget, J. A., Losekoot, E., Neill, L., & Wood, Y. (2014). Are posters worth the paper they are printed on? The pedagogy of posters in hospitality and tourism management education. SCHOLE: A journal of leisure studies and recreation education, 29(1).

    • Wood, Y. I. (2012). Teachers’ creation of blended learning environments at a campus-based university: A New Zealand case study. (AUT University, Auckland). Retrieved from http://aut.researchgateway.ac.nz/handle/10292/4298

    Journal articles

    • Wood, Y., & Roberts, M. (2017). Cooperative education in hospitality and tourism: Extending standard categorization systems for the classification of industry placements. Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 18(3). Retrieved from http://www.apjce.org/files/APJCE_18_3_269_292.pdf

    • Wood, Y. I., Sturny, A., Neill, L., Brown, A., & Aprea, R. (2015). The “New World” and international pâtisserie competition. British Food Journal, 117(4). doi:10.1108/BFJ-12-2013-0375

    • Legget, J. A., Losekoot, E., Neill, L., & Wood, Y. (2014). Are posters worth the paper they are printed on? The pedagogy of posters in hospitality and tourism management education. SCHOLE: A journal of leisure studies and recreation education, 29(1).

    Creative works

    • Wood, Y. (2008). Fidelio Screen Recording Series (No. Of Pieces: ) [Artefact]. Auckland.

    Book chapters

    • Wood, Y. (2008). Welcome to Fidelio. Auckland: Printsprint, AUT.

    • Wood, Y. (2007). Welcome to Fidelio. Auckland: Printsprint, AUT.

    Conference contributions

    • Wood, Y., & Roberts, M. (2019). The detail is in the data: WIL placement insight. In K. E. Zegwaard, & K. Hoskyn (Eds.), New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education 2019 book of abstracts (pp. 22). Wellington. Retrieved from https://www.nzace.ac.nz/

    • Wood, Y., Roberts, M., & Gallagher, S. (2018). Learning Off Campus Guide - an app. In SoTEL 2018 programme with abstracts. Auckland. Retrieved from https://docs.google.com/

    • Wood, Y., Roberts, M., & Gallagher, S. (2018). App development and pilot testing – not for the faint hearted. In New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education 2018 Book of Abstracts (pp. 14). The Venue, Onetangi, Waiheke Island: New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education. Retrieved from http://nzace.ac.nz/2018-conference-waiheke-island/

    • Roberts, M., & Wood, Y. (2018). A classification framework to make sense of industry placements. In New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education 2018 Conference Proceedings (pp. 37-42). Conference held at The Venue, Onetangi, Waiheke Island: New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education. Retrieved from http://nzace.ac.nz/2018-conference-waiheke-island/

    • Gallagher, S., Wood, Y., Fleming, J., & Haigh, N. (2016). Capturing the student voice: Authentic WIL preparation. In WIL 2020: Pushing The Boundaries, Abstracts. Sydney. Retrieved from http://acen.edu.au/2016Conference/abstracts.htm#A524

    • Fleming, J., Gallagher, S., Wood, Y., & Haigh, N. (2016). Preparing students for off-campus learning: Advice from students for students. In 2nd International Research Symposium on Cooperative and Work-Integrated Education. Victoria.

    • Wood, Y., Gallagher, S., Roberts, M., Fleming, J., & Haigh, N. (2016). Students’ advice about learning off campus: Have courage and expect the unexpected. In Conference 2016: Abstracts, International Conference, Takapuna 2016 - Advocacy, Collaboration, Engagement (pp. 32). Auckland: New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education. Retrieved from http://nzace.ac.nz/2016-conference-takapuna/

    • Sturny, A., Wood, Y., Neill, L., Brown, A., & Aprea, R. (2014). Pastry competitions: A case of new world experiences in an old world. In International Food Studies Conference: Food Studies: A Multidiscplinary Menu. Adelaide Australia.

    • Wood, Y., Losekoot, E., Neill, L., & Legget, J. A. (2014). How high is the gloss on cooperative education posters?. In New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education 2014 Conference Proceedings: Embracing Change (pp. 43-46). Christchurch: New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education. Retrieved from http://www.nzace.ac.nz/

    • Wood, Y. I. (2012). In a nutshell - Teachers creation of blended learning environments at a campus-based
      university: A New Zealand case study. In Faculty of Culture & Society Postgraduate Student Conference 2012. AUT University.

    • Wood, Y. I. (2012). 'Being in the kindergarten of blended learning': Exploring teachers' processes for sustainable blended learning practices. In Ascilites 2012: Future challenges/sustainable futures, proceedings (pp. 1082-1090). Wellington. Retrieved from http://www.ascilite2012.org/

    • Wood, Y., Schitko, D., & U, A. (2010). Desperately Seeking Research Outputs. In 6th Annual School of Education Conference "Conversations on Research. Auckland.

    • Wood, Y. (2010). AUTonline: Beyond Annoucements, Email and PowerPoint. In School of Hospitality and Tourism Teaching and Learning Mini-Conference. Auckland.

    • Wood, Y. (2010). AUTonline and the Social Construction of Technology (SCOT) - an introduction. In 6th Annual School of Education Conference "Conversations on Research. Auckland.

    • Schitko, D., U-Mackey, A., & Wood, Y. (2010). First year students' research supported simultaneously across three papers. In Proceedings of the New Zealand Tourism and Hospitality Research Conference (pp. 314-326). Auckland: AUT University.

    • Wood, Y. (2009). Blended Learning: The best of both worlds. In The School of Hospitality and Tourism, Teaching and Learning Mini-Conference. Auckland.

    • Wood, Y. (2007). AUTonline Template for the school of Hospitality and Tourism. In The AUT Learning and Teaching Showcase. Auckland.

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