Academic & Research

Current Interests/ Projects

  • eLearning in healthcare higher-education
  • eHealth- mobile apps, Virtual rehabilitation, exergaming
  • Collaborative healthcare interprofessional education initiatives
  • Neurological Physiotherapy- Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease
  • Member of SoTEL research cluster, AUT University (http://sotel.nz)
  • Member of Centre for eHealth, AUT University (http://ehealth.aut.ac.nz/)

Academic

  • Lecturer- Physiotherapy at AUT University, Auckland New Zealand. June 2007- present.
    • Neurological Physiotherapy
    • Technology in Clinical Practice
    • Healthcare Curriculum Development
  • Programme Leader- Physiotherapy Curriculum at AUT University, Auckland New Zealand. 2013- 2016; 2018-present.
  • International Curriculum Reviewer for Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand. 2016- present.
  • Curriculum Advisor for Namseoul University, South Korea (in association with AUT University). 2015- present.
  • Senior Research Officer at AUT University, Auckland New Zealand. June 2007- 2011.
  • Neurological Special Interest Group (NSIG) of Physiotherapy New Zealand (PNZ) Chair 2013- 2018; Committee Member 2009- 2018.

ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5158-3475 

Publications

Stretton, T., Cochrane, T. & Narayan, V. (in press). Exploring Mobile Mixed Reality in Healthcare Higher Education: A Systematic Review. Research in Learning Technology.

Cochrane, T. Stretton, T., Aiello, S., Britnell, S., Cook, S., & Narayan, V. (in press). Authentic Interprofessional Health Education Scenarios using Mobile VR. Research in Learning Technology.

Cochrane, T., Narayan, V., Farley, H., Aguayo, C., Birt, J., Cowling, M., Aiello, S., Britnell, S., Cook, S., Stretton, T., Fitzgerald, R., MacCallum, K. & Parsons, D. (in press).  Designing a Virtual Health Faculty Hub. In XXX (eds.), Open Oceans: Learning without borders Proceedings ASCILITE2018: 35th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education.

Cochrane, T., Stretton, T., Aiello, S., Britnell, S., Christie, D., Cook, S. & Narayan, V. (2017). Developing virtual collaborative health team educational environments.  In H. Partridge, K. Davis, & J. Thomas (Eds.), Me, Us, IT! Proceedings ASCILITE2017: 34th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (pp. 37-41).

Stretton, T. (2016). A Guide to Clinical Skills for Health Students. (S. Shaw, W. Horne, D. Reid, & K. Reed, Eds.). Melbourne, VC: Oxford University Press.

Stretton, T. (2010). Eye and Body Movement Strategies during Turning Tasks in Older Adults at Risk of Falls. (Thesis). AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10292/1020


Presentations

Cochrane, T., Narayan, V., Farley, H., Aguayo, C., Birt, J., Cowling, M., Aiello, S., Britnell, S., Cook, S., Stretton, T., Fitzgerald, R., MacCallum, K. & Parsons, D. (2018 IN REVIEW).  Designing a Virtual Health Faculty Hub. Presented at the meeting of the Open Oceans: Learning without borders Proceedings ASCILITE2018: 35th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

Cochrane, T., Aiello, S., Cook, S., Stretton, T., Britnell, S., Narayan, V. & Aguayo, C. (2018 IN REVIEW).  Critical perspectives on Mobile Mixed Reality from the ASCILITE Mobile Learning SIG. Symposium to be conducted at the meeting of the Open Oceans: Learning without borders Proceedings ASCILITE2018: 35th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

Stretton, T. (2018). Managing Complexity in the Community Environment: Blended Learning using an Online 360-degree Clinical Scenario in Physiotherapy conducted at the meeting of the Scholarship of Technology Enabled Learning (SoTEL) Symposium 2018, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/SoTEL2018programme.

Cochrane, T., Stretton, T., Aiello, S., Britnell, S., Christie, D., Cook, S. & Narayan, V. (2017, 3- 6th December). Developing virtual collaborative health team educational environments. Presented at the meeting of the Me, Us, IT! Proceedings ASCILITE2017: 34th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia. Retrieved from http://2017conference.ascilite.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/ASCILITE-2017-Proceeding.pdf

Stretton, T. Babbage, D. (2017, 16th February). Body Weight Support Treadmill Training in Stroke. In Presentation and Practical Workshop presented at Rehab Plus. Auckland New Zealand.

Stretton, T. (2016, 18- 19th April). Balance in Neurological Patients: Clinical Reasoning, Assessment and Treatment. Presented at Namseoul University, Chungsheognam-do, South Korea.

Stretton, T. (2016, 11- 13th March). Gaming for Neurorehab: What’s the Evidence and What’s “doable” clinically? presented at the meeting of the Neurology Special Interest Group (NSIG) of Physiotherapy New Zealand (PNZ) Workshop Weekend, St John of God, Halswell, Christchurch.

Stretton, T., Taylor, D., & Stott, S. (2011, 28- 29th May). Gait analysis of Cerebral Palsy: Stepping forward from laboratory to clinical application. presented at the meeting of the Neurology Group of Physiotherapy New Zealand: Biennial Neurosymposium Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Stretton, T., & Taylor, D. (2009, 21st- 25th June). Eye and body movement strategies during turning tasks in older adults at risk of falls. presented at the meeting of the International Society of Posture and Gait Research (ISPGR) Biennial Conference, Bologna, Italy.

Koolaiyan, K., Stretton, T., & Taylor, D. (2009, 15- 16th May). Anticipatory postural adjustments during voluntary arm movement. presented at the meeting of the Neurology Special Interest Group of the New Zealand Society of Physiotherapy Biennial Neurosymposium, Auckland, New Zealand.

Stretton, T., & Taylor, D. (2009, 15- 16th May). Does aging have an effect on anticipatory postural movements and step parameters during a step turning task? presented at the meeting of the Neurology Special Interest Group of the New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists Biennial Neurosymposium, Auckland, New Zealand.

Taylor, D., & Stretton, T. (2003). Prevalence, Risk Factors, Adaptive Strategies and All That is Slips. Paper presented at the meeting of the Annual New Zealand Physiotherapy Neurosymposium, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Stretton, T., & Maxwell, W. (2000). Neurological Rehabilitation in an Interdisciplinary Team. Paper presented at the meeting of the 2nd New Zealand Rehabilitation Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.

Stretton, T., & Frost, D. (1997). Action Research: The Clinicians’ Experience. Paper presented at the meeting of the 2nd Biennial International Research Nurses Conference, Palmerston North, New Zealand


Workshops

Cochrane, T. & Stretton, T. (December, 2017). Mobile Virtual Reality. Workshop presented at the ASCILITE 2017, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia. NOTE: Invited to co-facilitate in absence of David Sinfield.

Stretton, T. & Britnell, S.  (July, 2017). Doing it Digital: We’re virtually teaching. Workshop presented at the School of Clinical Sciences Education Day, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.

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