Dr Zach JonesPostgraduate Research Fellow/ Sessional Lecturer
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Zach Jones is a Postgraduate Research Fellow in Education and Sessional Lecturer for Alphacrucis College. He has taught in primary, secondary tertiary education in the areas of English and the Creative arts for over 10 years. Zach is a registered psychologist, and has worked both in educational settings and private practice conducting therapy and psychological assessments. Zach's debut novel 'Growing Up in Flames' will be released in 2022.
Doctor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing) (University of the Sunshine Coast)
Dissertation Title Growing Up in Flames: A narrative exploration of intergenerational trauma and identity in rural Australian adolescents 2020
MEd.Lead (Morling College) 2020
MTeach (Secondary) (University of Western Sydney) 2013
B.A.(Psych) (Hons) (University of New England)
Dissertation Title The Impact of Personality Traits on Changes in Attitudes Towards Mental Illness as a Result of Engagement with Narrative Fiction 2019
B.A. Communications (Hons) (Charles Sturt University)
Dissertation Title Deepening Understanding, Encouraging Empathy: Engaging secondary students aged 15-18 in complex moral concepts through applied drama 2013
Reflections of Student Experience through Trauma Narratives in the English Classroom
Young Adult Literature
Identity Formation and Expression
Field of Research
- 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
- 1303 Specialist Studies in Education
- 1701 Psychology
- 1799 Other Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
- 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing
- Jones, Z (2022). Growing Up in Flames: A narrative exploration of intergenerational trauma and identity in rural Australian adolescents. University of the Sunshine Coast.
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