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Dr Craig Baird

Dr Craig Baird Dr Craig Baird


Position Lecturer, Strategic Research Enhancement
Faculty Curtin Business School (CBS)
School CBS Research and Development
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 407.202
Phone 08 9266 4563


Dr Craig Baird has experience as an academic in multiple settings commencing with a period as department head in TAFE, which overlapped with a decade of teaching in the areas of education, computer education and technology at Edith Cowan University (ECU). During this period he attained six teaching degrees including postgraduate degrees in Art Education, Computer Education and Master of Education. Following completion of his PhD in Education (metacognition and cognitive apprenticeship) Craig undertook a position at Curtin University as an academic development lecturer in the Learning Support Network. In 2004 he accepted the role of Coordinator, Teaching Initiatives at The University of Western Australia. In 2007 Craig contributed to writing an expression of interest that led to Curtin attaining a multi-million dollar AusAid grant. Throughout 2006 and 2007 Craig conducted research projects to investigate learning opportunities for students with disabilities and ways to ensure student retention at ECU. Also during this period he taught students in technology, education and foundation levels at ECU, Murdoch, and the Online University. It is this background that informs his role as Communication Skills Lecturer at Curtin.

Memberships, Awards and Training


Member of CBS Strategic Review Board

Board memberships


Co-authored an expression of interest document that led to Curtin University obtaining its largest ever consultancy grant (in excess of $11 million).

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Murdoch University

FDN130 Age of InformationSSK12 Introduction to University Learning (Online University through Murdoch)

Edith Cowan University

EDS1101 Issues, Challenges and Directions in EducationEDS1201 Learning, Curriculum and Information Technology (ICT) in SchoolsCPE3201 (ECS & Primary) Computing in Primary Education MLEDU4112 Foundations of Education 2 (Secondary)

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Research Interests

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Journal Articles (Research)


Conference Articles (Research)


Journal Articles (Research)

Conference Articles (Research)


Conference Articles (Research)


Conference Articles (Research)

Additional publication categories


Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

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