Jacqui Rix

MChiro, MSc, DC, FRCC, FHEA, FEAC - Senior Lecturer (Clinical Sciences)

Jacqui has worked at the University College for 10 years teaching the first years Clinical Management 1. She is a researcher in the areas of student teaching; student satisfaction and predictors of student performance. She has recently been made Chairperson of the Educational Special Interest Group at the European Academy of Chiropractic.

Biography

Jacqui Rix graduated from The University of Johannesburg with a Masters Degree in Chiropractic (MChiro). She immigrated to England shortly after graduating to work in private practice. 

Current Activity

The passion for teaching and learning drew her back to work as a lecturer at the AECC University College and complete an MSc (Advanced Professional Practice). Jacqui has worked at the University College for 10 years teaching the first years Clinical Management 1. Jacqui is passionate about student learning and teaching methods and as such is completing an MA Education at Bath University. She is a researcher in the areas of student teaching; student satisfaction and predictors of student performance. She has recently been made Chairperson of the Educational Special Interest Group at the European Academy of Chiropractic.

Areas of Interest

Student Teaching and Learning, Adjustive Technique

Qualifications

  • MChiro
  • DC
  • MSc (Advanced Professional Practice)

Membership

  • General Chiropractic Council
  • British Chiropractic Association
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Fellow of the European Academy of Chiropractic

Research

  • Predictors of Student Performance: Student Engagement. Study Skills and Time Management. Stress and Motivation
  • Student Perceptions of Working with the Generic Grade Descriptors.
  • Do Analogical Models increase Student Learning?
  • Is Facebook a useful tool in Education?
  • Formative Assessment in a Summative Assessment World
  • Lego Serious Play as a Student Reflective Tool

Teaching

Lead tutor for the unit Clinical Management 1

Access Course tutor for the units: Study Skills, Cardiopulmonary, Homeostasis and Nutrition and Digestion

Publications:

Richards, J. 2010. Chapter 14 and Chapter 23. In: Adams, R. Foundations of Complimentary Therapies and Alternative Medicine. Palgrave Macmillan. (Published in my maiden name of Richards)

Gemmel, H, Miller, P, Jones-Harris, A, Cook, J, Rix, J. 2011. An Alternative Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Non-specific Shoulder Pain with Case Examples. Clinical Chiropractic.

Dewhurst, P., Rix, J., Newell, D. 2016. Does year on Year Performance Predict Final Degree Classification in an MChiro Programme in the UK? Journal of Chiropractic Education. 30(1): 14 – 19. doi:  10.7899/JCE-14-26

Dewhurst, P., Rix, J., Newell, D. 2015. Does year on Year Performance Predict Final Degree Classification in an MChiro Programme in the UK? Journal of Chiropractic Education.

Rix, J., Dewhurst, P., Newell, D., Cooke, C. 2017. Engagement as Predictors of Performance in a Single Cohort of Undergraduate Chiropractic Students. Journal of Chiropractic Education (under review).

Rix, J. 2017. Do Analogical Models in Teaching Increase Student Learning? Journal of Biological Education (under review).

Presentations:

European Chiropractic Union Conference. 2014. Poster: Predicting graduation grades in an MChiro program in the UK.

European Chiropractic Union Conference. 2015. Poster: The Learned Experience of the Injured Chiropractor.

European Chiropractic Union Conference. 2016. Poster: Does Strengthening of the Upper Quarter Lead to Better Stabilization of the Shoulder in Preparation for Learning SMT in First Year Chiropractic Students?

WFC 2017. Rix, J., Dewhurst, P., Newell, D., Cooke, C. 2017. Engagement as predictors of performance in a single cohort of undergraduate chiropractic students. Journal of Chiropractic Education (under review). Paper presented by P. Dewhurst

European Chiropractic Union Conference. 2017:

Dewhurst, P., Rix, J., Newell, D., Cooke, C. 2017. Time Management and Study Skills as a Predictor of Performance in a Year One Undergraduate Health Care Program.

Rix, J. 2017. Do Analogical Models in Teaching Increase Student Learning?

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