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Researcher: Allen, JM (Dr Jeanne Allen)

Fields of Research

Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Higher education
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Secondary education
French language
Education assessment and evaluation
Educational administration, management and leadership
English and literacy curriculum and pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Sociology of education
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander curriculum and pedagogy
Other education
Literature in French
Continuing and community education
Primary education

Research Objectives

Pedagogy
Teacher and instructor development
Schools and learning environments
Management, resources and leadership
Learner and learning
Languages and linguistics
Other education and training
Policies and development
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Inclusive education
Literature
Teaching and instruction technologies

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A 'Partnership in Teaching Excellence': ways in which one school-university partnership has fostered teacher development; Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education
A fundamental partnership: the experiences of practicing teachers as lecturers in a pre-service teacher education programme; Teachers and Teaching
A meadian analysis of pre-service and beginning teacher practice; 9th Conference of the Asia-Pacific Sociological Association
Activités 1; Thomas Nelson
Activités 2; Thomas Nelson
Assessing for work-integrated learning experiences: A pre-service teacher perspective; Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education
Dimensions of Learning in practice in Australian primary, secondary and tertiary education; Hawker Brownlow Education
Dimensions of Learning in practice in Australian primary, secondary and tertiary education; Hawker Brownlow Education
Entering the academy: Perceptions of scarcity and abundance; Case studies in Education: Leadership in Innovation
Exploring connections between the in-field and on-campus components of a preservice teacher education program: A student perspective; Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education
Factors influencing students' decisions about post-year 10 education; 2012 Australian Association for Research in Education Conference
Factors that influence students' educational aspirations; Education transforms 2015
Findings from a pilot study into student retention beyond year 10; 2012 Australian Association for Research in Education Conference
Fostering connections for student success: Using appreciative inquiry to promote positive growth in a university course; 2012 Annual Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Inc.
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"
How front-end loading contributes to creating and sustaining the theory-practice gap in higher education programs; Asia Pacific Education Review
How Ready Are You? A Preliminary Investigation into the Workplace Readiness of Final-Year Education Students at a Regional University; International conference on Post-Compulsory Education and Training
How school and university supervising staff perceive the pre-service teacher education practicum: A comparative study; Australian Journal of Teacher Education
Increasing students’ social capital through community involvement in rural and regional education; Australian and International Journal of Rural Education
Integrating theory and practice in the pre-service teacher education practicum; Teachers and Teaching
Introduction; Dimensions of Learning in Practice in Australian Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Educatoin
Issues related to students' decisions to remain in school beyond year 10; Youth Studies Australia
La Véracité des “Voleurs d'or” (1857) et d'”Un deuil au bout du monde”(1877) de Céleste de Chabrillan comme témoignages sur l'expérience vécue dans le Victoria des années 1850
Partnerships in Actin: What's in it for us?; Second International Conference on Pedagogies and Learning
Partnerships in action: What's in it for us?; International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning
Preparing pre-service teachers for classroom practice in a virtual world: A pilot study using Second Life; Journal of Interactive Media in Education
Preparing Tasmanian English teachers for curriculum implementation; The Future of Educational Research
Report of the 2011 Review of St Michael's Collegiate LOTE Department; Consultancy commissioned by Principal, Mrs Robyn Kronenberg
School Principals and education law: what do they know, what do they need to know?; Leading and Managing
Secondary education and the Learning Manager; Applied Learning Management: New approaches for the new millennium
Stakeholders' perspectives of the nature and role of assessment during practicum; Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies
Suggestions for developing a reliable evidence base for the efficacy of Dimensions of Learning implementations; Learning Management Conference
Teacher socialization in the workplace: Some perspectives from the literature ; Re-Visioning research an knowledge for the 21st century
The 'theory-practice gap': Turning theory into practice in a pre-service teacher education program
The French Consul's Wife: Memoirs of Céleste de Chabrillan in Gold-rush Australia; Melbourne University Press
The impact of education law on school principalship: Challenges and emergent findings; Journal of Leadership, Policy & Practice
The limitations of front-end loading in undergraduate university programs; Journal of the World Universities Forum
The nature and role of assessment during practicum: Stakeholders' perspectives; EPS Huaxi International Forum in Higher Education 2011
The trouble with front-end loading in undergraduate university programs: Teacher Education as a case in point; AARE
Using appreciative inquiry to frame the appraisal of an Australian Initial Teacher Education Program; Australian Journal of Teacher Education
Using Meads theory of emergence as a framework for sociological inquiry into pre-service teacher education; Sociological Research Online
Using online video-recorded interviews to connect the theory and practice of inclusive education in a course for student teachers; Australasian Journal of Special Education
Valuing practice over theory: How beginning teachers re-orient their practice in the transition from the university to the workplace; British Educational Research Association Conference
Valuing practice over theory: How beginning teachers re-orient their practice in the transition from the university to the workplace; Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies

Research Projects

2012: British Educational Research Association (BERA), UK; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Contested Relevance: How University Supervisors and Teachers in Schools View the Correlation Between University Work and the School Practicum; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
EPS Huaxi International Forum in Higher Education, 12 to 15 August 2011, China (July 2011); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
NARGS - Theory and Practice in the Pre-service teacher education practicum: Students' perspectives; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Student retention beyond the compulsory schooling years in rural, regional and disadvantaged communities; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The Fourth World Universities Forum - Hong Kong, 2011; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

An Investigation Into What it Means to be a Contemporar "Middle Leader" in NSW Catholic Secondary Schools.
AUSTRALIAN SCHOOL PRINCIPALS AND EDUCATION LAW
Bullying in Secondary Schools- Why Bullying Occurs, Its Impact on School Communities and How Research Can Assist in Prevention and Intervention Planning
Challenging the Challenge of Student Behaviour- The Construction of Teacher Resilience in the Primary Classroom
Communicating About Bullying- Towards More Effective Collaborations Between Parents and Schools
Dilemmas and Challenges- The Principalship of Small Tasmanian Schools.
Effective Professional Learning For Teachers to Enhance Pedagogical Practices and Ensure Relevance to Global Developments and Change
Expert Learning in Collectivities of Practice
Skilling 21st Century Teachers in Instructional Design Technology-Enhanced Learning Environments
Teachers' Work in a Time of Major Curriculum Change
The Construction of Secondary English Literacy in the New Australian National Curriculum
What is the Significance of Different Types of Power Possessed by Leaders on Implementing School Change