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Researcher: Gardner, CM (Dr Christine Gardner)

Fields of Research

Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Education Systems
Primary Education (excl. Maori)
Social and Community Psychology
Secondary Education
Higher Education
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Education Policy
Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Public Health and Health Services

Research Objectives

Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Education and Training Systems
Education and Training
Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions
Behaviour and Health
School/Institution Policies and Development
Teacher and Instructor Development
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Teaching and Instruction
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Social Structure and Health
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'An opportunity missed'? Trajectories of one education policy in the Tasmanian Government school system
'Learning about the risks': Teachers' and students' reported experiences of piloting an innovative curriculum about gambling; Quality in Teacher Education: Considering different perspectives and agendas
'Teaching...I can see myself not doing that forever': The beginning teacher experience - a study of the changing career expectations and required competencies of beginning teachers; 2011 Australian Teacher Education Association Conference (ATEA 2011)
An Evaluation of the What's the Read Deal? Teaching Kit (Draft) for Tasmanian High Schools
Australian teachers, principals, and pre-service teachers Expectations and realities: Australian reports in an international context; 94th Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA 2013)
Comparison of time allocation behaviour of pre-secondary school teachers using time-use diary data: Evidence from Tasmania (Australia) and United States of America (USA); AERA 2013 Annual Meeting
From policy to practice: The forgotton interstices; ATEA Annual Conference
Having a life outside teaching: The nature and amount of teachers' out-of-hours work; Australian Teacher Education Association Conference
Improving policy processes; advancing the development of the teacher feedback loop; AARE Sydney 2000 Conference
Learning to teach is a messy affair: Framing and reframing teacher education using student feedback from WebCT; Teachers as Leaders: Teacher Education for a Global Profession
Managing People and Organisations in a Turbulent Policy Context; ANZAM '99
Online or face-to-face microbiology laboratory sessions? First year higher education student perspectives and preferences; Creative Education
Reconciling the policy process: The need to include teachers; Education: The Global Challenge International Conference
Self-Study for Teacher Educators: crafting a pedagogy for educational change
Teacher involvement in Australia: 'Teachers have much to offer'; Do teachers wish to be agents of change? Will principals support them?
Teachers' preferences, and their expectations of principals' support, for involvement in school-based decision making: 'If [only] time or involvement was recognised as part of my workload'; Australian Association for Research in Education Conference (AARE 2011 Conference)
The complexities of learning to teach:' Just what is it that I am doing'; Handbook of Teacher Education
The forgotten interstices of education policy:The good, the bad and the ugly; Curriculum Developments in Australia: Promising initiatives, impasses and dead-ends
The use of Information Communication Technology to strengthen practicum experiences; Technology and Teaching
There's many a slip 'tween cup and lip ... A case study of educational policy implementation in a changing context; AARE-NZARE Conference 1999
Workloads of Government school teachers and allied educators in Tasmania: A report commissioned by the Australian Education Union Tasmanian Branch
Young adults' stories of gambling in a research situation: a narrative inquiry; International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction

Research Projects

Adolescents' and Young Adults' Stories Regarding Gambling: A Narrative Inquiry; Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania (DHHS)
'What's the Real Deal?': An evaluation
Extending Regional and Rural High School to Year 11 and 12 - a Formative Evaluation
Knowledge, Attitudes and Experiences of 14 - 17 Year Old Tasmanians with Respect to Gambling
Research into workloads of government school teachers and allied educators in Tasmania

Research Candidate Supervision

Adolescents' and Young Adults' Stories Regarding Gambling- A Narrative Inquiry
Bullying in Secondary Schools- Why Bullying Occurs, Its Impact on School Communities and How Research Can Assist in Prevention and Intervention Planning
Professional Development Schools Partnership- A Change in Tasmanian Teacher Education