Mr Paul Treschman

Associate Lecturer - BHSPE

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 336 56771


Paul Treschman is an Associate Lecturer in the School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences (HMNS). He is currently undertaking his MPhil/PhD at the University of Queensland (UQ).

His research interests are in motivation, feedback and inter-personal skills in the Physical Education setting. This includes investigating the influence of teachers’ language and actions on student’s motivation, learning and performance.

Research Interests

  • Mastery Motivational Climate
    Creating supportive and individually challenging learning environments. How task design, teaching styles and evaluation processes influence students’ motivation, learning, and behaviour? Self-Determination Theory and Achievement Goal Theory in the Physical Education setting
  • Health and Physical Education
    How teacher behaviours can influence students’ motivation and performances in Physical Education? The influence of task design, group decisions, and differentiated learning opportunities on students’ motivation, learning and performances in Physical Education
  • Feedback
    The quantity and type of feedback provided to students in Physical Education lessons How feedback is received, interpreted and enacted by students? How does feedback provided by the teacher influence the level of challenge and risk students will take with regard to learning-related decisions?
  • Caring
    Care, relatedness and connection and the influence of inter-personal skills on students’ motivation, learning and behaviour.


  • Bachelor of Education (Secondary), Queensland University of Technology


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Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Treschman, Paul, Stylianou, Michalis and Brooks, Cam (2022). Conceptualising feedback in physical education: A scoping review. Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE), Adelaide, SA, Australia, 28 November - 1 December 2022.

  • Treschman, Paul (2022). Apply first. Explain later. UQ Teaching and Learning Week, UQ, 31 October - 4 November 2022.