Amanda B Lees

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Lecturer

Phone: 64+ 9 921 9999 Ext 7647

Email: amandab.lees@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
Room AR339
AUT University
North Shore Campus
90 Akoranga Drive
Northcote, Auckland 0627
New Zealand

Postal Address:
Mail Code A12
AUT University
AUT North Shore Campus
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142
New Zealand

Qualifications:

MHSc (Hons) AUT
PgDipHSc (Health Care Ethics)
BSc (Auckland)
CTT (Certificate Tertiary Teaching)
SFHEA (Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy

Teaching Areas:

Health care ethics
Ethics of emerging biotechnologies
Media and communications for health promotion

Leadership

Postgraduate Programme Leader Health Care Ethics 

Research Areas:

Values based decision making
Tertiary ethics education
Educational technologies in ethics education
Mobile and digital technologies in health education

 Postgraduate students’ research:

Gomes, A. (2018) MPH. Exploring Timor-Leste rural women's knowledge, understanding and attitudes to family planning.

Haguna, M. (2018). MPH. Innovative Methods for improving Dengue Prevention in Papua New Guinea – A Critical Review.

Orpin, H. (2018). MHSc (Psychology). The problem of ‘surplus’ embryos: How donor values influence the decision process.

Peach, A. (current). MHSc. Perspectives and experiences of paramedics who have used employer provided counselling services.

Current Research Projects:

Ethical issues of students as research participants in educational research
Mobile and digital technologies in health education

Publications:

Godbold, R, Lees, A, & Reay, S (2018). Ethical challenges for student design projects in health care settings in New Zealand. International Journal of Art and Design Education.

McInerney, J & Lees, A (2018). Values Exchange: using online technology to raise awareness of values and ethics in radiography education. Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences. 65, 13-21

Kersey, K., Lees, A. B., Conn, C., Cochrane, T., Narayan, V., & Williams, M. (2018). “Context matters”: The challenges and opportunities of designing tertiary public and environmental health education in South Auckland. Pacific Health, 1(1).

Lees, A. (2016). Digital warriors – Transforming pedagogy one step at a time. In S. Frielick & A. D. Sciascia#npf14lmd: Learners and Mobile Devices. National Project Fund report. Ako Aotearoa, Wellington, NZ.  Retrieved from http://mobilelearners.nz/learners-and-mobile-devices/digital-warriors--transforming-pedagogy-one-step-at-a-time

Davey, P. Lees, A. & Godbold, R. (2016) Exploring New Zealand paramedic attitudes towards advance directives: An ethical analysis. Australasian Journal of Paramedicine. 13 (4)

Godbold, R. & Lees, A. (2016). Facilitating values awareness through education of health professionals: can web based decision making technology help? Nurse Education in Practice. 17 193-199.

Cochrane, T., Narayan, V., Burcio-Martin, V., Lees, A., & Diesfeld, K. (2015). Designing an authentic professional development cMOOC. In T. Reiners, B.R. von Konsky, D. Gibson, V. Chang, L. Irving, & K. Clarke (Eds.), Globally connected, digitally enabled. Proceedings ascilite 2015 in Perth (pp. FP:41-FP:52).

Godbold, R.& Lees, A. (2013). Ethics education for health professionals: A values based approach. Nurse Education in Practice. 13(6) 487-584.

Lees, A. & Godbold, R. (2012): ‘To tell or not to tell? Physiotherapy students' responses to breaking patient confidentiality.’ New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy 40(2) 59-63.

Lees, A. B. (2011). The emergence of educational technologies in ethics education: exploring the Values Exchange decision making software. In G. Williams, P. Statham, N. Brown & B. Cleland (Eds.), Changing Demands, Changing Directions. Proceedings ascilite Hobart 2011 (pp.792-798)

Lees, A. (2011). Learning about ethical decision-making in health care using web-based technology: A case study. Unpublished master’s thesis submitted to Auckland University of Technology in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Health Science (MHSc).

 

Conference Presentations

Lees, A., Antonczak, L., & Cochrane, T. (2018). Transdisciplinary curriculum co-creation: new perspectives for learning enabled by technologies. Presented at SoTEL : Scholarship of Technology Enhanced Learning Symposium, 15-16 February, 2018. Auckland University of Technology  (South), Auckland, NZ, 2018.

Lees, A., Antonczak, L., & Cochrane, T. (2018b). Practicing without preaching: Horizontal learning approaches for 21st century public health education. Presented at CAPHIA (Council of Academic Public Health Institutions in Australasia) Teaching and Learning Forum, 17 April,  2018 Auckland University of Technology (South), Auckland, NZ, 2018.

Davies, P. & Lees, A. (2018). Be ready to do: Online and in-class innovations in public health assessments. Presented at CAPHIA (Council of Academic Public Health Institutions in Australasia) Teaching and Learning Forum, 17 April, 2018 Auckland University of Technology (South), Auckland,  NZ.

Lees, A. & Godbold, R. (2017). Students as participants of research: Ethical issues for healthcare education. Presenting at HEA Networking in Healthcare Education (NET) conference, September 5-6, Cambridge University, UK.

Lees, A., Antonczak, L., & Cochrane, T. (2017). Designing ‘phygital’ spaces: Integrating mobile social media in health education. Paper presenting at the ALT Annual Conference 2017: Beyond islands of innovation – how Learning Technology became the new  norm(al), 5-7 September, University of Liverpool, UK.

Kersey, K. & Lees, A. (2017). Participatory visioning of public and environmental health education for South Auckland in 2030. Presented at Council for Academic Public Health Australia (CAPHIA) Teaching and Learning Forum, 20-21 July, Sydney, Australia.

Lees, A., Davey, P. & Godbold.R. (2016). Shades of grey: Self- reported ethical issues in the everyday practice of New Zealand paramedics.  Presented at Paramedic Australasia International Conference, 17-19 November, Auckland, NZ.

Cochrane, T., Narayan, V., Burcio-Martin, V., Lees, A., & Diesfeld, K. (2015). Designing an authentic professional development cMOOC. In T. Reiners, B.R. von Konsky, D. Gibson, V. Chang, L. Irving, & K. Clarke (Eds.), Globally connected, digitally enabled. Proceedings ascilite 2015 in Perth (pp. FP:41-FP:52).

Perera, C, Lees, A, Ross, L. & Wallis, J (2015) Values Exchange: Engaging students in clinical ethical enquiry through a creative web-based learning community. Workshop at the 6th International Clinical Skills Conference, Prato, Italy 17-20 May.

Lees, A., Davey, P., Gordon, S & Godbold. R. (2015). An ethical enquiry into the use of a placebo instead of adrenaline in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Oral presentation at Paramedic Australasia International Conference, 1-3 October. Adelaide, SA.

Lees, A. & Davey, P. (2014) Advance directives in New Zealand pre-hospital care: Exploring paramedic perspectives. New Zealand Bioethics Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, 24-26 January.

Godbold, R. & Lees, A. (2014). Valuing values in health education: Can web based decision making technology help? Presentation to the NET NEP 2014 5th International Nurse Education Conference, Noordiwijkerhout, The Netherlands, June 2014.

Ayson, S & Lees, A. (2013). An exploration of ethical leadership. ANZAM (Australia New Zealand Academy of Management) Conference, Hobart, Australia, 4-6 December 2013.

Ayson, S. & Lees, A. (2013). Increasing the value of values and ethical decision-making in business education and practice. ABEN (Australasian Business Ethics Network) Conference, Hobart, Australia, 2-3 December 2013.

Lees, A. & Ayson, S. (2013) Through the looking glass: Using the Values Exchange to expand students' vantage points of practice, moving from opacity and filtered insights to reflection and enhanced world views. HERDSA (Higher Education Research Development Society of Australasia)  Conference, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand, 1-4 July, 2013.

Lees, A. & Godbold, R. (2012). The professional development and educational potential of Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal cases. Presentation to the Physiotherapy New Zealand Conference, Wellington, May 2012.

Lees, A., & Godbold, R. (2011). Engaging ethics education - exploring the potential of the Values Exchange decision making software: A case study. In C. Proctor, & D. Leighton (Eds.), Education in a Changing Environment (ECE) 6th International Conference : Creativity  and Engagement in Higher Education, 6 - 8 July 2011, The University of Salford, Greater Manchester, UK.

Lees, A (2010). Exploring the impact of using decision-making software on ethical decision making: Preliminary master’s research findings. New Zealand Bioethics Conference, 28-29 January, 2010, Dunedin, NZ.

Lees, A., & Godbold, R. (2009). ‘The Values Exchange decision making software: Fostering the inherent expert in us all’. In TERNZ (Tertiary Education Research in New Zealand) Conference. Auckland.


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