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Researcher: Hay, I (Professor Ian Hay)

Fields of Research

Special Education and Disability
English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
Continuing and Community Education
Educational Counselling
Epidemiology
Secondary Education
Education
Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori)
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Endocrinology
Education Systems
Educational Technology and Computing
Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy
Care for Disabled
Learning Sciences
Education Assessment and Evaluation
Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
Nutrition and Dietetics
Health Promotion
Primary Education (excl. Maori)
Health and Community Services
Social Change

Research Objectives

Pedagogy
Learner and Learning Processes
Learner Development
Education and Training
Special Needs Education
School/Institution
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
School/Institution Policies and Development
Child Health
Endocrine Organs and Diseases (excl. Diabetes)
Learner and Learning Achievement
School/Institution Community and Environment
Education and Training Systems
Workforce Transition and Employment
Teaching and Instruction
Learner and Learning
Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions
Teacher and Instructor Development
Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Nutrition
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Preventive Medicine
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Hearing, Vision, Speech and Their Disorders
Ability and Disability
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
Diabetes
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Disability and Functional Capacity
Evaluation of Health Outcomes
Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A preliminary investigation of parenting attributes of Australian foster carers; Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist
Advancing Literacy in Tasmanian Primary Schools
Autism, behavioural flexibility and play-based functional assessment; 45th Australasian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability Conference
Behavioural Flexibility in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders; Australasian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability
Can Teachers’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Subject English Really be Measured?; Conversations on Knowledge for Teaching
Children & Youth in Foster care: A multidimensional issue for educators; Annual International Conference on Cognition, Language, and Special Education Research
Children and Youth in Foster Care: A Multidimensional Issue for Educators; 3rd International Language, Cognition & Special Education Conference
Community involvement in rural and regional schooling and student retention; Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) conference 2016: transforming education research
Comparative effectiveness of phonological awareness and oral language intervention for children with low emergent literacy skills; Australian Journal of Language and Literacy
Competencies that underpin children's transition into early literacy; Australian Journal of Language and Literacy
Creating a Measure of Middle School Students' Interest in Statistical Literacy: Is it Possible?; PROMS
Creating pathways to participation: A community-based developmental prevention project in Australia; Children & Society
Development of Education Adjustment Program (EAP) Adjustment Profile
Developmental changes in Australian school students' interest for statistical literacy; International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS)
Diagnosing Children's Letter Sound Knowledge Using a Parsimonious Spelling Word List; PROMS
Early Adolescents' friendship patterns in middle school: Social-emotional and academic implications; Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist
Education Adjustment Program Beginning School Profile (EAP BSP)
Effective reading instruction: Acquisition, fluency and comprehension; International conference on reading instruction
Enhancing guidance and school counselling consultation services from a self-system psychological perspective; Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling
Enhancing parent-child book reading in a disadvantaged community; Australian Journal of Early Childhood
Enhancing students' persuasive writing through professional learning and action research; Linguistics and language education in new horizons: The link between theory, research and pedagogy
Evaluating the Booker Maths software for children and the role of software in the curriculum; Biennial International Conference on Technology Education Research
Exploring teachers' confidence to integrate technology in Trinidad and Tobago; Australian Association for Research in Education Conference 2016
Facilitating children's emergent literacy using shared reading: a comparison of two models; Australian Journal of Language and Literacy
Facilitating children's self-concept: A rationale and evaluative study; Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling
Facilitating young children's language and vocabulary development using a cognitive framework; He Kupu e-Journal
Factors influencing students' decisions about post-year 10 education; 2012 Australian Association for Research in Education Conference
Factors Influencing the Development of Middle School Students' Interests in Statistical Literacy; Statistics Education Research Journal
Factors that influence students' educational aspirations; Education transforms 2015
Factors that influence students’ educational aspirations; Education transforms – Papers and reflections: Occasional Publications No. 1
Fiji Primary School Teachers’ Perceptions of Classroom-Based Assessment; What is Next in Educational Research?
Findings from a pilot study into student retention beyond year 10; 2012 Australian Association for Research in Education Conference
Gender Differences in Middle School Students' Interests in a Statistical literacy Context; MERGA
Gender Self-Concept Profiles of Adolescents Suspended from High School; Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines
Hearing the Community Voice in Relation to Student Retention in Rural, Regional and Disadvantaged Areas; European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) 2016: Leading Education: "The Distinct Contributions of Educational Research and Researchers"
High functioning autism spectrum disorder: A challenge to secondary school educators and the students with the condition; 2012 Australian Association for Research in Education Conference
Interest, self-efficacy, and academic achievement in a statistics lesson; Interest in mathematics and science learning
Internet-based literacy development for middle school students with reading difficuties; Literacy Learning: The Middle Years
Issues and Concerns in Children's Values Education; Annual International Conference on Cognition, Language, and Special Education Research
Issues and Recommendations for the Education of Students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder: A Case Study Review of a Secondary School (Merrimac High)
Issues related to students' decisions to remain in school beyond year 10; Youth Studies Australia
Language Delays, Reading Delays, and Learning Difficulties: Interactive Elements Requiring Multidimensional Programming; Journal of Learning Disabilities
Learning the Language; Bedrock
Listening to the Community on Student Retention; AARE Conference, Western Australia 2015
Literacy and students' transition into secondary school; The Future of Educational Research
Literacy development: An interactive perspective; The Future of Educational Research
Making the move: Information for families of children with a disability making the move from primary to secondary school
Measuring Middle School Students' Interest in Statistical Literacy; Mathematics Education Research Journal
Middle school students' interest in statistical literacy; MERGA
Mild Iodine Deficiency During Pregnancy is Associated with Reduced Educational Outcomes in the Offspring: 9-Year Follow-up of the Gestational Iodine Cohort; Prenatal and Childhood Nutrition: Evaluating the Neurocognitive Connections
Mild Iodine Deficiency During Pregnancy Is Associated With Reduced Educational Outcomes in the Offspring: 9-Year Follow-up of the Gestational Iodine Cohort; Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Nature and Extent of Preschoolers' Language Delays in a Disadvantaged Community; International Language, Cognition & Special Education Conference
Noise and Teacher and Student Stress: A Flawed Inclusive Approach in Inappropriate Facilities?; ACOUSTICS 2004
Overcoming the challenges of keeping young people in education: A wicked problem with implications for leadership, policy and practice; Leading and Managing
Parent-child connectedness for schooling and students’ performance and aspirations: An exploratory investigation; International Journal of Educational Research
Parents' evaluation of an early learning support program; The Future of Educational Research
Partnerships; Teaching the Early Years: Curriculum Pedagogy and Assessment
Personal numeracy standards of entrants to teacher education courses; 2012 Australian Association for Research in Education Conference
Phonological awareness: necessary but not sufficient; National Conference of the Australian Association of Special Education
Profs' Phonics
Reading intervention: The benefits of using trained tutors; Australian Journal of Language and Literacy
Report on the Evaluation of the Gap Outdoor, Adventure and Leadership Studies (GOALS) Program
Researching Across Boundaries in the Social Sciences; Conducting Research in a Changing and Challenging World
Researching across boundaries in the social sciences; International Innovative Research in a Changing and Challenging World
Responding to the challenge of transitioning children into effective literacy; Language and Literacy Education in a Challenging World
Rural and regional students' perceptions of schooling and factors that influence their aspirations; Australian and International Journal of Rural Education
School counsellors and young people in care; Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling
Secondary School and Beyond; Education for Inclusion and Diversity
Secondary School and Beyond; Education for Inclusion and Diversity
Secondary school and transitions; Education for Inclusion and Diversity
Self-Concept; Encyclopedia of Adolescence
Social learning, language and instruction for adult learners where English is their second language; Constructing Educational Achievement: A Sociocultural perspective
Social learning, language and literacy; Australasian Journal of Early Childhood
Statistical literacy in the middle school: The relationship between interest, self-efficacy and prior mathematics achievement; Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology
Stepping Out: Information for families of young people with a disability moving from secondary school to adult life
Student Leadership Development Through General Classroom Activities; 2nd International Language, Cognition & Special Education Conference
Student leadership development through general classroom activities; Annual International Conference on Cognition, Language, and Special Education Research
Students with Aspergers Syndrome in an inclusive secondary school environment: Teachers, parents and students perspectives; Australasian Journal of Special Education
Students with late emerging reading difficulties: Reading engagement, motivation, and intervention issues; Annual International Conference on Cognition, Language, and Special Education Research
Students' reading achievement during the transition from primary to secondary school; Australian Journal of Language and Literacy
Teachers' Perceptions and Classroom Application of Mathematical Computer Software; Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology
Teachers' Perceptions of Best Practice in Statistical Literacy Education; International Conference on Teaching Statistics (ICOTS)
Teaching probability: using levels of dialogue and proportional reasoning; The 9th International Conference on Teaching Statistics
The challenge of reading comprehension; Language and Literacy Education in a Challenging World
The Development and Validation of the Students' Self-efficacy for Statistical Literacy Scale; MERGA
The development of adolescents' emotional stability and general self-concept: the interplay of parents, peers and gender; International Journal of Disability, Development and Education
The educational adjustment program profile: A Queensland initiative in the identification and monitoring of students with a disability; Annual International Conference on Cognition, Language, and Special Education Research
The Effectiveness of the Current Response to Behaviour Support and Intervention Services
The impact of transition upon adolescent students' reading and spelling achievement; 2012 Australian Association for Research in Education Conference
The interactions of self-concept, behaviour and gender for year one children; Australian Association for Research in Education Conference (AARE 2011 Conference)
The Pathways to Prevention Project: Doing Developmental Prevention in a Disadvantaged Community
The Pathways to Prevention Project: The First Five Years 1999-2004
The significance of the pan-cultural factors of self-concept, friendship and emotional development on students' learning identity; Linguistic diversity and cultural identity: A global perspective
The Sources of Stress for Special Educators Working in Inclusive Settings; Conference on Cognition, Language and Special Education
The sources of stress for special educators working in inclusive settings; Reimagining Practice: Researching Change
The transition from primary to secondary school: Teachers' perspectives; Australian Educational Researcher
Transition from school for youths with a disability: issues and challenges; Disability and Society
Understanding adolescents' problematic internet use from a social/cognitive and addiction research framework; Computers in Human Behavior
Understanding The Complexities of Disengagement Through a Symbolic Interactionist lens; European Conference on Education and Research,
Using imagery as a strategy to enhance students' comprehension of read text; Learning Difficulties
Wellbeing and competitive employment for adults with an acquired physical or psychological disability; Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling
‘It is my decision, and it’s really up to me. But they wanted me to do it’: an exploration of choice in enrolling in a reengagement programme; International Journal of Inclusive Education

Research Projects

Are Poor Literacy Outcomes in Tasmanian School Children Correlated with Inadequate Iodine Nutrition Status During Gestation and Early Neonatal Life?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Establish a Sustainable National Network of ICTE Expertise to Drive Systemic Change in ICTE Curriculum and Pedagogy in Teacher Education in Australia.; Australian Council of Deans of Education (ACDE)
Implementing and Evaluating the Life Needs Model for Young People with Cerebral Palsy; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Powerful knowledge: Mapping out standards of teachers' knowledge for teaching Mathematics and English to achieve the goals of the curriculum ; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Relationship between literacy and hearing in Tasmanian school children following iodine deficiency in pregnancy: 11 year follow-up of the Gestational Iodine Cohort; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Student retention beyond the compulsory schooling years in rural, regional and disadvantaged communities; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Tasmanian Iodine Nutrition Collaboration (TasINC) Capacity Building Grant; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Early Years Intervention Autism Centre Evaluation Project
Improving Literacy and Numeracy across Years 5 to 8 in response to the outcomes of the NAPLAN results in Years 7 and 9
Personal Numeracy Standards for Entrants to Teacher Education Courses: Research of options to meet AITSL requirements
Raising the Bar, Closing the Gap

Research Candidate Supervision

A model of Community Resilience - Intergrating Individual, Community and Socity
An Investigation of Explicit Teaching in Practice
An Investigation of the Role of Participation and Its Effect on Narrative in Young People's Multimodal Storytelling Practices on YouTube
Assessing Behavioural Flexibility in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Using Play-Based Procedures
Australian Students' Information and Communication Technology (ICT) use in Middle School and at Home
Classroom assessment in Primary Schools in Fiji
Enhancing An Understanding of the Pedagogical Needs of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Adult TAFE Students
Ethnography of a school play
Evaluating a Technology Program in Secondary Schools in Trinidad and Tobago
Exploration of the Pedagogical Content Knowledge of Middle Years English-Literacy Teachers (PCK)
Gendered Constructions in Students' Science Fiction Texts Through the Development of a Transformative Pedagogy
Helping Children with Autism Package - Parents' Perspectives
Home School Early Literacy Partnerships
Learning, Identity Work and Music Use in Young Garage Bands
Mobile Technology in the Primary School- A Case Study of iPad Implementation in a Tasmanian Context
Pedagogical Leadership in early Childhood Education and Care- Responding to the National Quality Framework (NQF)
Promoting Resilience in School Students Through Empowerment- An Ecological Approach
Psycho-Social Relationships and Academic Achievement in Early Adolescence
Quality of Early Childhood Education- Desigining the Most Appropriate Curriculum
Reading between the Lines
Retaining Tasmania's Young People in Education and Training Beyond Year 10
Review and Change in a Tongan Education System
Shaping Lives - Shared Stories of the Transformative Power of the Teaching and Learning Experience
The Conductor-Teacher, Conductor-Learner- An Autoethnography of the Dynamic Conducting/Teaching, Learning Process of an Advanced Level Wind Ensemble Conductor
The Development of Middle School Children's Interest in Statistical Literacy
The Magone Program - an Intervention Model for Disengaged Students
The Relationship of Stress, Burnout and Resilience of Teachers of Emotionally Behaviourally Challenged Students in Hong Kong
The Semiotics of Game Authoring
Transition to Secondary School- Student Achievement and Teacher Practice
Video-Based Intervention for Individuals with Autism