Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Emma Scholz

 Emma Scholz

BVSc (Hons I)

Emma's areas of responsibility and interest lie in workplace learning, communication and development of professional skills. She started at CSU in 2009, coming from a background in veterinary practice and farming. Emma is undertaking a PhD with the Education for Practice Institute, exploring professional identity development in new graduate veterinarians.

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Areas of research interest

  • Veterinary education
  • Workplace learning
  • Professionalism and professional identity development

Current projects

  • PhD study "The development of professional identity in novice veterinarians.' Principal supervisor Assoc. Prof. Franziska Trede. Associate supervisor Assoc. Prof. Sharanne Raidal
  • Partnerships in curriculum renewal: veterinarians' perspectives on participation in undergraduate clinical education.

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Emma teaches into Phase 1 and Phase 3 of the veterinary course. She is responsible for the communication skills curriculum and coordinates a professional practice subject in second year. She also coordinates two final year clinical rotations in workplaces external to the university.

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Scholz E, Trede F and Raidal SL (2013). Workplace Learning in Veterinary Education: A Sociocultural Perspective. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 40(4), 355-362. doi: 10.3138/jvme.0113-015R

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Scholz EC, Hyams J, Raidal SL, Pollard-Williams S, Strong M. Will the bucket overflow? Maintaining WIL capacity in the face of increasing student numbers. In: Moore K, editor. Work Integrated Learning: Building Capacity – Proceedings of the 2014 ACEN National Conference, Tweed Heads, Australia, 2014:220-225.

Raidal SR, Scholz EC, Hyams J, Pollard-Williams S, Strong M. For love or money? Veterinary employers and undergraduate clinical education. AVA/NZVA Pan-pacific Veterinary Conference. Brisbane, Australia, May 2015.

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