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Researcher: Swabey, KJ (Associate Professor Karen Swabey)

Research Fields

Education
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Higher Education
Health Promotion
Secondary Education
Educational Psychology
Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Physical Education and Development Curriculum and Pedagogy
Human Movement and Sports Science
Special Education and Disability
Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy
Specialist Studies in Education
Learning Sciences
Education Assessment and Evaluation
Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Gender, Sexuality and Education
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Community Child Health
Health Care Administration
Continuing and Community Education
Population Trends and Policies
Educational Technology and Computing
Education Systems
Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori Primary Education)
History and Philosophy of Education
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Primary Education (excl. Maori)
Nutrition and Dietetics
Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance
Paediatrics
Personality, Abilities and Assessment
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy

Research Impact

Education and Training Systems
Education and Training
Learner and Learning Achievement
Pedagogy
Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Teacher and Instructor Development
Moral and Social Development (incl. Affect)
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Arts and Leisure
Special Needs Education
Health Education and Promotion
Equity and Access to Education
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
Health
Child Health
Men's Health
Behaviour and Health
Gender Aspects of Education
Rehabilitation and Correctional Services
Learner and Learning Processes
Teaching and Instruction
School/Institution Community and Environment
Mental Health Services
Cultural Understanding

Career Best Publications

Meeting the standards? Exploring preparedness for teaching; Australian Journal of Teacher Education
Using discursive strategies, playing policy games and shaping the future of physical education; Sport, Education and Society

Research Publications

A Framework of Conditions Supporting Early Career Teacher Resilience and Creativity; What is Next in Educational Research?
A framework to explore common incidents in secondary schools guided by content analysis; What is Next in Educational Research?
A social context for adolescent use of mobile phones; Second international conference on electrical, electronics, computer engineering and their applications
A teacher's experience of supporting young asylum seekers in detention; 2014 joint Australian Association for Research in Education and New Zealand Association for Research in Education Conference
A theoretical framework for use of e-portfolios: A combination of constructivism, SAL and the 3P model; 2014 International Academic Conference on Education, Teaching and e-Learning
Adolescent use of mobile phones: A social context; Australian Educational Computing
Anna's story: Inclusion in the secondary school physical education setting; The Role of Physical Education and Sport in Promoting Physical Activity and Health
Australian Health Education: Present Practices and Future Orientations; Sportonomics
Bachelor of human movement, health & physical education teaching: the first year teaching experience; AIESEP
Book Review - Being Boys, Being Girls : Learning Masculinities and Femininities
Book Review of Sport Studies
Capturing the voices of school drop-outs in Bhutan; The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference
Chaplains' perspectives on their work in Tasmanian government schools; International Journal of Christianity & Education
Child dDevelopment: Approaches to learning; Learning to teach in the primary school
Coaches' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Use of Weight Control Techniques for Their Athletes; 1999 ICHPER-SD 42nd World Congress - The International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance
Comparing Assessment of Preservice Teaching Practices Using Traditional and TGfU Instructional Models: Data from Australia and the United States; Teaching Games for Understanding in Physical Education and Sport: An International Perspective
Conceptualizing trauma for children of drug addicted mothers: a developmental mapping; Journal of Trauma & Treatment
Contemporary Issues and Future Agendas for Health and Physical Education; Physical Education Matters
Content and leximancer analysis as methodological tools to study formal school grievances: An archival study; 2014 joint Australian Association for Research in Education and New Zealand Association for Research in Education Conference
Developmentally classifying the endogenous and exogenous problems of children of addicted mothers; Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference 2015
Developmentally classifying the endogenous and exogenous problems of children of addicted mothers; The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference
Games students play: Engaging first year tertiary students in linking and extending foundation material throught the use of a digital game; Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference
How often do you move? Improving student learning in the elementary classroom through purposeful movement; Open Journal of Social Sciences
Human Movement Mentoring; World Sport Science Congress
Human Movement Mentoring; AIESEP World Sport Science Congress
Incest - Need for School Intervention Strategies; International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance
It's all fun and games - Engaging first year human movement students; Internacional de las Escuelas Superiores de Educacion Fisica
KNSP - Physical Training Instructor Course Critique
Lifespan Development; John Wiley & Sons
Lifespan Development: A chronological approach; John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
Lifespan Development: A topical approach; John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd
Looking for Attributes of Powerful Teaching for Numeracy in Tasmanian K-7 Classrooms; Mathematics Education Research Journal
Meeting the standards? Exploring preparedness for teaching; Australian Journal of Teacher Education
Men's Health
Metaphorically speaking using Metaphors in Pre-Service Health & Physical Education Teacher Preparation; Active Lifestyles: The Impact of Education and Sport
Parallel Communication and Problem Solving with Young People on Suicidality; International Journal of Adolescence and Youth
Physical Education Defined; Australian Association for Research in Education
Planning for Sexual Abuse Prevention Training of School Teachers and Health Care Workers; Journal of Health & Social Policy
Pre-service teachers' acceptance and use of mobile learning in Malaysia; Australian Educational Computing
Pre-service teachers' perceptions of age through a developmental lens; Sage Open
Public school professionals' understanding, perceptions & experiences of youth suicidal behaviour; Youth Studies Australia
Pursuing social and emotional learning outcomes through sport education: A narrative account; Sport Education
Repertoires for diversity: Effective literacy and numeracy in inclusive schools
Repertoires for Diversity: Effective pedagogies for inclusive practice; AARE
Resiliency among Australian school students: A report on 43,799 primary and secondary school students; The Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference
Rethinking sport teaching in physical education: A case study of research based innovation in teacher education; Australian Journal of Teacher Education
School Administrators and Sexual Abuse Prevention; International Studies in Education Administration
School dropout and associations with anti-social behaviours: A Bhutanese study; Bhutan Journal of Research and Development
Social and Emotional Health Programs: Do They Work?; Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER), International Conference
TCE PE 817 Sports Science 1994 Examination Report
TCE PE 817 Sports Science 95 Examination Report
Teachers' stories: Implementing a new HPE curriculum; The Role of Physical Education and Sport in Promoting Physical Activity and Health
Teaching for Understanding in Human Movement; 3rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education
Teaching Practices of Sexuality and Relationships Education in Tasmanian Schools
The 1992 Australian Senate Inquiry into Physical and Sport Education: Representations of the Field
The 1992 Senate Inquiry - analysis of submissions and interviews by key personnel; International Education Research Conference
The developing child and adolescent: Implications for learning; Learning to teach in the secondary school
The Effect of an Adapted Version of a Structured Motor Program on Kindergarten Children's Perceptual Motor Skills; The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education & Recreation Inc (ACHPER)
The effect of participation in a manipulative skill program on the manipulative skill performance of preparatory and grade 3 students; 2000 Pre-Olympic Congress
The Essential Learning Framework in Tasmania: Teacher's practice in implementing a new curriculum in HPE; Active Lifestyles: The Impact of Education and Sport
The Health and Physical Education Curriculum: Teachers' Concerns and Perceptions of Implementation Issues; ACHPER 23r d International/National Biennial Conference 2002
The Implementation and Influence of a Perceptual-Motor Program on a Kindergarten; Australian Council for Health, Physical Education &n Research Inc (ACHPER)
The Inclusion Policy in Practice During Physical Education; 1999 ICHPER-SA 42nd World Congress
The Role of Animals in the Values Development of Children; What is Next in Educational Research?
The role of post-secondary education among ex-inmates living crime-free; 2014 joint Australian Association for Research in Education and New Zealand Association for Research in Education Conference
The Senate Report - The Tasmanian and Victorian Connections; AARE Sydney 2000
The Wellness Wheel An Interactive Health Education Teaching Model; Journal of the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance
Upper and lower extremity processing in boys with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER), International Conference
Using an Online Interactive Game to Enhance the Learning Outcomes for First Year Tertiary Students; Creative Education
Using discursive strategies, playing policy games and shaping the future of physical education; Sport, Education and Society
Using stories to investigate, reflect on and raise social consciousness in a sporting culture; What is Next in Educational Research?
Yes, we can play games differently: Socialisation of PETE teachers; Journal of Research and reflections in Education
Youth physical activity and health interventions: Ineffective and ill-conceived action?; Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport & Physical Education
Youth Suicide - Reasons and Solutions; International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance

Research Projects

Improving Regional Low SES Students' Learning and Wellbeing; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Incorporating Newcomers into a Community of Practice: Investigating Issues of School Culture, Socialisation and Professional Expertise for Beginning Teachers; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Effective teaching and learning practices for students with learning difficulties initiatives
Mapping safe sex teaching in Tasmanian schools

Research Candidate Supervision

A Discourse on the Role of the English Language in Promoting International Understanding and Collaboration to Address Issues of Global Concern
A Model of Supervision for Pre Service Teachers in Human Movement Education
A reconceptualism of professional learning for teachers
An Investigation of Explicit Teaching in Practice
Bullying in Secondary Schools- Why Bullying Occurs, Its Impact on School Communities and How Research Can Assist in Prevention and Intervention Planning
Conformity, Disciplinary Power and Docility in the Coach-Mentor Coach Relationship.
Creativity, Resilience and Pre-service Teacher Education- Perceptions and Practice
Experiential learning for Counsellors in a higher education setting- the correlation between the developmental attachment theory's 'secure base' construction and its effects on adult learning.
Gendered Constructions in Students' Science Fiction Texts Through the Development of a Transformative Pedagogy
Peace Education through Interactive Theatre- A Theatre of Empowerment to Foster Healing and Intercultural Dialogue amongst the Youth of Sri Lanka
Professional Development Schools Partnership- A Change in Tasmanian Teacher Education
Rethinking Sport Teaching in Physical Education
Sustainability in Tasmanian Schools- Investigating Good Practice, Impacts and Issues
Tasmanian Coastal Waste and Marine Debris- An investigation into causal factors and educational strategies to address coastal waste and marine debris in Tasmania
Teaching the Underachieving Student in Year 7 and 8- How Teachers in Northern Tasmanian Catholic Secondary Colleges Identify and Support Underachieving Students in the Middle Years
The Effect of e-Portfolio Assessment on Syntactic Component of Writing among Intermediate EFL Learners
The Effect of Proactive Inhibition in Maths Education
The prevalence of female executive monsters in the Education sector in Tasmania- An action Research study perceived covert bullying behaviour.
The Teaching and Assessment of Students Ethical Behaviour- An Inverstigation of the Role of Humane Education and Animal Ethics for Teaching Ethical Behaviour in Realtion Australia
Transition to Tertiary Education