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Researcher: Hicks, DJE (Dr David Hicks)

Fields of Research

Higher education
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student engagement and teaching
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Primary education
Sociology of education
Te matauranga Maori kaore ano kia whakaroputia i wahi ke (Maori education)
Social change
Continuing and community education
Early childhood education
English and literacy curriculum and pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander curriculum and pedagogy

Research Objectives

Higher education
Learner and learning
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education engagement and attendance outcomes
Equity and access to education
Pedagogy
Structure, delivery and resourcing
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Other education and training
Health education and promotion
Teacher and instructor development
Primary education
Policies and development

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'The workload was intense': what parents told us about remote learning
Creating a trauma informed community: translating professional learning into practice; ACEL Online Conference 2021
Culturally responsive education and its impact on the educational outcomes of Indigenous Australian children
Experiences of parents and caregivers supporting children while learning from home
Experiences of parents and caregivers supporting children while learning from home
Gender differences in reading and numeracy achievement across the school years; The Australian Educational Researcher
Griffith University: a metropolitan university with a diverse intake; Admission and success for low SES university students: Report on a HEPPP 2018 National Priorities Pool Project
Improving the Outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students within Catholic Education Tasmania
Improving the outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students within Catholic Education Tasmania
Improving the outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students within Catholic Education Tasmania: literature review
Learning from home learning: crossing boundaries of place and identity; Geographical Research
Method for the quantitative modelling; Admission and success for low SES university students: Report on a HEPPP 2018 National Priorities Pool Project
Researching in the ‘Cultural Interface’: Working Between Non-Indigenous and Indigenous Research Paradigms; Structuring the Thesis: Matching Method, Paradigm, Theories and Findings
The traditional to contemporary spectrum of models of higher education for admission and course delivery; Educational Innovations and Emerging Technologies
The University of Melbourne: a traditional model; Admission and success for low SES university students: Report on a HEPPP 2018 National Priorities Pool Project
The University of Melbourne: a traditional model; Admission and success for low SES university students: Report on a HEPPP 2018 National Priorities Pool Project
The University of Tasmania (UTAS): a contemporary model for a regional university; Admission and success for low SES university students: Report on a HEPPP 2018 National Priorities Pool Project
The University of Wollongong: On-campus teaching to a diverse student body; Admission and success for low SES university students: Report on a HEPPP 2018 National Priorities Pool Project
Walking the walk: democratizing change in teacher education; Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Research Projects

Admission and success for low SES university students; Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE)
Improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Professional Learning (PL): Participant Perceptions and Evaluations (Wynyard High School)

Research Candidate Supervision