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Researcher: Hunter, M (Associate Professor Mary Ann Hunter)

Fields of Research

Creative arts, media and communication curriculum and pedagogy
Other education
Drama, theatre and performance studies
Other creative arts and writing
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Performing arts
Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy
Higher education
Applied theatre
Preventative health care
Comparative and cross-cultural education
Education assessment and evaluation
Multicultural, intercultural and cross-cultural studies
Visual arts
Social change
Continuing and community education

Research Objectives

The performing arts
The creative arts
Teacher and instructor development
Learner and learning
Other education and training
Other culture and society
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Mental health services
Expanding knowledge in education
Expanding knowledge in creative arts and writing studies
Other law, politics and community services
Management, resources and leadership
Pacific Peoples community services

Career Best Publications

Cultivating the art of safe space; Research in Drama Education
Rethinking industry partnerships: Arts education and uncertainty in liquid modern life; Routledge International Handbook of the Arts and Education

Research Publications

A Quiet Kind of Magic: Performance for Young Audiences in the New Millennium; Catching Australian Theatre in the 2000s
About Performance; About Performance
ADS at thirty: Three decades of Australasian drama, theatre, performance and scholarly research; Australasian Drama Studies
Alternative politics of learning: The legacy of TIE in Australia; Learning through Theatre: The changing face of theatre education
Anxious Futures: Magpie2 and 'New Generationalism' in Australian youth specific theatre; Theatre Research International
Artist in residence program evaluation 2009 - 2010
Artists, presence and the gift of being unteacherly; Art, Artists and Pedagogy
Arts and Peacebuilding; Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education
Arts education academics’ perceptions of eLearning & teaching in Australian early childhood and primary ITE degrees; Australian Journal of Teacher Education
Arts-Based Research in Education: Becomings from a Doctoral Research Perspective; Structuring the Thesis: Matching Method, Paradigm, Theories and Findings
Change the World as We Know It: Peace, Youth and Performance in Australia; Acting Together: Performance and the Creative Tansformation of Conflict
Contemporary Australian youth-specific performance and the negotiation of change; Nj (Drama Australia Journal)
Cultivating the art of safe space; Research in Drama Education
Dancing around drawn edges: Reimagining deficit storylines as sites for relational Arts teacher professional learning collaboration; Australian Art Education
Dark Play: On an Alternative Politics of Aspiration; Playing with Possibilities
Developing cultural citizens through Australia's young artists mentoring program; Global perspectives on mentoring: Transforming contexts, communities and cultures
Education and the arts research overview
Education in the Arts; Oxford University Press Australia
Education, arts and sustainability: emerging practice for a changing world; Springer Singapore
Generating Cultural Capital? Impacts of artists-in-residence on teacher professional learning; Australian Journal of Teacher Education
Getting Connected: Making your mentorship work
No safety gear: Skate girl space and the regeneration of Australian community-based performance; Performing Democracy: International perspectives on urban community-based performance
Not Just an Audience: Young people transforming our theatre; Platform Papers
Of peacebuilding and performance: Contact Inc's 'third space' of intercultural collaboration; Australasian Drama Studies
Performing Youth: A tactical arts response; ARIEL
Principles for a pedagogy of unlearning; Reflective Practice
Rethinking industry partnerships: Arts education and uncertainty in liquid modern life; Routledge International Handbook of the Arts and Education
Song Makers Program Evaluation 2014
Song Makers Program Evaluation 2015
Song Makers Program Evaluation 2016
SongMakers: An industry-led approach to arts partnerships in education; Arts Education Policy Review
Teaching with Art in Mind; Education in the Arts
The Arts and Teaching for Diversity; Education in the Arts
The curious schools project: capturing nomad creativity in teacher work; Australian Journal of Teacher Education
The music and resilience project
Utopia, Maps and ecstasy: Configuring space in Barrie Kosky's 1996 Adelaide Festival; Australasian Drama Studies
Walking the walk: democratizing change in teacher education; Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
What are your online pedagogic practices, and how can these support art education colleagues (K-15 and grad school) in this shift to remote teaching and learning?; InSEA Research and Praxis Webinar Series
What can mindful educators learn from artists who work with children?; Education in the Arts
What is "the good" of arts-based peacebuilding? Questions of value and evaluation in current practice; Peace and Conflict Studies
Young People and Performance in Australia and New Zealand; Australasian Drama Studies
Youthful Presence: Nick Enright as teacher and A Property of the Clan; Nick Enright: An Actor's Playwright

Research Projects

'Scientific and Academic Knowledge', Biennial Conference of the International Universities Institute of Advanced Study, Vancouver; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
An Investigation of Policy Paradigms for Arts-based Peacebuilding; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
An Investigation of the Impact of Artist/Teacher Partnerships on Teachers' Discourse and Pedagogy of Creativity; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Best practice in youth orchestra leadership for the 21st Century; Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
Developing resources to enable resilient young Tasmanians through Arts engagement; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Mentoring for Professional Practice: A Creativity Based Approach ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The role of the Youth Orchestra in the development of creativity, social learning, wellbeing, and resilience in Tasmania. ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Applied Research for Contact Inc.
Evaluation of Song Makers Program
Evaluation of Terrapin Puppet Theatre Forever Young Program

Research Candidate Supervision

Communicating About Bullying- Towards More Effective Collaborations Between Parents and Schools
Learning to be well together- Reconstructing culture, place and identity thruogh collaborative arts inquiry.
Peace Education through Interactive Theatre- A Theatre of Empowerment to Foster Healing and Intercultural Dialogue amongst the Youth of Sri Lanka
The Role of the Marimba, and Associated Pedagogical Practices, and its Influence on Students' Musical Self-Perception and Instrumental Retension During the Four Years of High School Education