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Researcher: Fearnley-Sander, MC (Dr Mary Fearnley-Sander)

Fields of Research

Creative arts, media and communication curriculum and pedagogy
History and philosophy of education
Other education
Education systems
Primary education
Sociology of education
Curriculum and pedagogy
Educational administration, management and leadership
Comparative and cross-cultural education
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Higher education
Special education and disability

Research Objectives

Other education and training
Expanding knowledge in human society
Policies and development

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

An Education for Heteronomy: A Critique of the Discovering Democracy Project; Curriculum Perspectives
Asia Literacy - Changing Perceptions; Directions in Education
Care and the Force of the Argument in Respecting Difference; Thinking: The Journal of Philosophy for Children
Class and High Schooling in Tasmania 1913-25
E-Mail Communities - A Story of Collaboration between Students in Australia & Indonesia; The Social Studies
Preparation for Ethical Community: Learning from Education for Sittlichkeit in New Order Indonesia; Citizenship Studies
Towards the State High School in Australia: Social histories of state secondary schooling in Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia, 1850-1925; Australian & New Zealand History of Education Society (ANZHES)
Towards the State High School in Australia: Social Histories of State Secondary Schooling in Victoria, Tasmania, S. Australia; ANZHES Monograph Series

Research Projects

Perceptions of Community needs in relation to provisions and take up of technical and trade education; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Post-Soeharto Citizenship in Indonesia: The Response of Civic Education to Political Transition; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The Civic School; Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
The Middle School Project: Teacher Educator's perceptions of non-participation in learning in the middle years of schooling; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Education Study Mission - Indonesia
NALSAS conversion of Studies of Asia
NALSAS Studies of Asia Professional Development Models
National History Strategy Professional Development Scheme

Research Candidate Supervision

A multi-media approach to the development of critical research skills in the studies of society and environment
A philosophical justification for the Community of Inquiry approach to moral education
An exploration of Australian identity and citizenship from a multi-cultural point of view
Citizenship - sites of adult learning
Emotional Learning
Influences of educational philosophy and theory on department, school, subject and class management and assessment
Intercultural Literacy and the International School
What is the nature of Morals Education- What direction should Morals Education take?