Publications and Media

Here is a list of my journal articles and published conference proceedings. You can also find me on Google Scholar.

* Denotes free access to article. 

JOURNAL ARTICLES

[8] Davila YC (2016) Book Review “Student-generated Digital Media in Science Education: Learning, Explaining and Communicating Content” by Garry Hoban, Wendy Nielsen and Alyce Shepherd (Eds.). London: Routledge. Pp. 274. In HERDSA News (The magazine of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia) 38(2): 26. *

[7] Popic TJ, Davila YC, Wardle GM (2016) Cheater or mutualist? Novel florivory interaction between nectar-rich Crotalaria cunninghamii and small mammals. Austral Ecology 41: 390-398.

[6] Popic TJ, Davila YC, Wardle GM (2013) Evaluation of common methods of sampling invertebrate pollinator assemblages: net sampling out-perform pan traps. PLOS ONE: 8 (6), e66665. *

[5] Popic TJ, Wardle GM, Davila YC (2013) Flower visitor networks only partially predict the function of pollen transport by bees. Austral Ecology 38: 76-86.

[4] Davila YC, Elle E, Vamosi JC, Hermanutz L, Kerr JT, Lortie CJ, Westwood AR, Woodcock TS, Worley A (2012) Ecosystem services of pollinator diversity: examining the relationship with pollen limitation of plant reproduction. Botany 90: 535-543.

[3] Davila YC, Wardle GM (2008) Variation in native pollinators in the absence of honey bees: implications for reproductive success of a generalist-pollinated herb Trachymene incisa (Apiaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 156: 479-490.

[2] Davila YC, Wardle GM (2007) Bee boys and fly girls: do pollinators prefer male or female umbels in protandrous parsnip, Trachymene incisa (Apiaceae)? Austral Ecology 32: 798-807.

[1] Davila YC, Wardle GM (2002) Reproductive ecology of the Australian herb Trachymene incisa subsp. incisa (Apiaceae). Australian Journal of Botany 50: 619-626. Awarded Student Prize for the best student-authored paper published in AJB in 2002. *

 

PUBLISHED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

[12] Griffiths N, Davila YC (2017) Doing Science Write: technology-enhanced learning of discipline specific scientific writing practices. Academic Writing Now: Policy, Pedagogy and Practice, EATAW 2017, 9th Conference of the European Association for Teaching Academic Writing, Royal Holloway University of London, UK, Jun 19th to Jun 21st, 2017.

[11] Griffiths N, Davila YC (2016) Read to succeed: Developing Academic and Professional STEM Communication Practices. Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, The University of Queensland, Sep 28th to Sep 30th, 2016, ISBN Number 978-0-9871834-4-6. 

[10] Davila YC, Reyna J, Huber E, Meier P (2016) Enhancing engagement in flipped learning across undergraduate Science using the Flipped Teacher and Flipped Learner Framework. Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, The University of Queensland, Sep 28th to Sep 30th, 2016, ISBN Number 978-0-9871834-4-6. ACSME 2016 poster pdf 

[9] Davila YC, Griffiths N (2016) Supporting student transition: embedding reading practices into the first year Science curriculum. Proceedings of STARS Students Transitions Achievements Retention & Success conference 2016, Perth, Jun 29th – Jul 2nd, 2016. Paper 12C. * Slides available here.

[8] Reyna J, Davila YC, Meier P (2016) Enhancing the Flipped Classroom Experience with the Aid of Inclusive Design. In Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, Vancouver, Jun 28th to Jun 30th, 2016, pages 1789-1801. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Awarded Most Outstanding Paper. *

[7] Reyna J, Davila YC (2015) Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom. TechNet 2015: Building on Innovation, University of Technology Sydney, Dec 2nd to Dec 4th, 2015, page 21. (search Book of abstracts) *

[6] Reyna J, Huber E, Davila YC (2015) Designing your Flipped Classroom: an evidence-based framework to guide the Flipped Teacher and the Flipped Learner. The 12th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, RMIT Melbourne, Oct 27th to Oct 30th, 2015, pages 91-92. (search Program and Book of Abstracts) *

[5] Davila YC, Griffiths N, Leigh A (2015) AIM for change: Supporting First Year learning of best practice in scientific writing with a flipped, embedded Academic Integrity Module. The 12th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, RMIT Melbourne, Oct 27th to Oct 30th , 2015, pages 227-228. (search Program and Book of Abstracts) ISSOTL 2015 poster pdf *

[4] Braun M, Schulte J, Davila YC (2015) Reciprocal peer teaching for problem-solving teams in a senior-year science course. Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, Curtin University, Sep 30th to Oct 1st, 2015, pages 13-14, ISBN Number 978-0-9871834-4-6. *

[3] Davila YC, Griffiths N, Leigh A (2015) Supporting first year learning of scientific writing skills with a flipped embedded academic integrity module. Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, Curtin University, Sep 30th to Oct 1st, 2015, pages 21-22, ISBN Number 978-0-9871834-4-6. *

[2] Quinnell R, May EL, Peat M, Davila YC (2014) Approaches to study and conceptions of biology: Differential outcomes for generalist and vocational degree students. Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, University of Sydney and University of Technology Sydney, Sep 29th to Oct 1st, 2014, page 76-77. ISBN Number 978-0-9871834-3-9. ACSME14 poster pdf (DOI: 10.13140/2.1.1149.8248) *

[1] Davila YC, Beames S, Meier PC (2013) Tutor training to improve first year student transition experience: focus on graduate attributes. Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, Australian National University, Sep 19th to Sep 21st, 2013, page 21, ISBN Number 978-0-9871834-2-2. *

MEDIA 

[5] UTS Science academics recognised for teaching excellence, UTS Science News, 25 May 2017.

[4] learning.futures award, memorable learning and teaching moments, and more …, Futures, The UTS Learning and Teaching Blog, 15 May 2017.

[3] Embedding communication practices into the first year Science degree program – Case Study 2, in Graduate Communication Skills – Strengthening the Evidence-base, a Strategic Priority project funded by the Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT), 2017. http://graduatecommunicationskills.edu.au/

[2] Flipped Learning approaches see UTS recognised in DET awards, UTS Science News, 28 October 2016.

[1] Citations recognise UTS-wide effort supporting student leaning, UTS First Year Experience team citation,  UTS Newsroom, 7 October 2016.

 

 

 

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