Dr Yona Gilead

PhD (UTS), MA (Sydney), Dip Ed (Sydney), BA (Jerusalem)
Malka Einhorn Modern Hebrew Lecturer and Program Coordinator

A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 4829

Biographical details

Yona Gilead is the Malka Einhorn Modern Hebrew Program Coordinator and Lecturer at the department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies, School of Languages and Cultures.

Research interests

  • Sociocultural and ecological linguistic theories and research of second/foreign language (L2) learning and teaching;
  • Second language development and acquisition theory and research;
  • Methodology of L2 learning and teaching;
  • Discourse analysis of classroom interaction;
  • Modern Hebrew language-learning processes and behaviours.

Teaching and supervision

Teaching
  • HBRW 1011-1102 Modern Hebrew 1-2
  • HBRW 3610-3611 Advanced Modern Hebrew 7-8
Supervision
  • Modern Hebrew.

Current projects

  • Language-learning behaviour, development and performance, mediated by the learning environment: a case study of Modern Hebrew at the University of Sydney.`

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Gilead, Y., Perlman, L. (2015). Lost in translation: Ida Fink's Eugenia. Australian Journal of Jewish Studies, in press.
  • Gilead, Y. (2006). Beyond the classroom: WebCT and learning Modern Hebrew. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (Online), 22(3), 416-438.
  • Gilead, Y. (2006). WebCT: Resource for Modern Hebrew learning and teaching (in Hebrew, Pitua'h atar WebCT ke'emtza'i ezer lelimud Ivrit Modernit)". Hed Haulpan Hahadash, 90, Online journal.

Conferences

  • Gilead, Y. (2014). Developing communicative competence: The role of handover in scaffolding oral communication. The Sixth CLS International Conference (CLaSIC 2014), Singapore.
  • Gilead, Y. (2014). Emerging Usage and Knowledge of L2 Modern Hebrew: Learners’ Perspectives. 2014 National Association of Professors of Hebrew (2014 NAPH).
  • Gilead, Y. (2013). Qualitative research methods for classroom teaching & learning. 2013 National Association of Professors of Hebrew (NAPH 2013).
  • Gilead, Y. (2012). Writing in Modern Hebrew at the text level. The 8th Biennial Australian Jewish Educators’ Conference 2013.
  • Gilead, Y. (2004). Revival Strategies: Modern Hebrew, The University Of Sydney. Marking Our Difference Conference 2003, Melbourne: School of Languages, University of Melbourne.
  • Gilead, Y. (2002). Creating a positive Jewish Identity: The case of Hebrew Teacher Education. The Fourth International Conference on Teacher Education, Israel: Achra Academy.

2015

  • Gilead, Y., Perlman, L. (2015). Lost in translation: Ida Fink's Eugenia. Australian Journal of Jewish Studies, in press.

2014

  • Gilead, Y. (2014). Developing communicative competence: The role of handover in scaffolding oral communication. The Sixth CLS International Conference (CLaSIC 2014), Singapore.
  • Gilead, Y. (2014). Emerging Usage and Knowledge of L2 Modern Hebrew: Learners’ Perspectives. 2014 National Association of Professors of Hebrew (2014 NAPH).

2013

  • Gilead, Y. (2013). Qualitative research methods for classroom teaching & learning. 2013 National Association of Professors of Hebrew (NAPH 2013).

2012

  • Gilead, Y. (2012). Writing in Modern Hebrew at the text level. The 8th Biennial Australian Jewish Educators’ Conference 2013.

2006

  • Gilead, Y. (2006). Beyond the classroom: WebCT and learning Modern Hebrew. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (Online), 22(3), 416-438.
  • Gilead, Y. (2006). WebCT: Resource for Modern Hebrew learning and teaching (in Hebrew, Pitua'h atar WebCT ke'emtza'i ezer lelimud Ivrit Modernit)". Hed Haulpan Hahadash, 90, Online journal.

2004

  • Gilead, Y. (2004). Revival Strategies: Modern Hebrew, The University Of Sydney. Marking Our Difference Conference 2003, Melbourne: School of Languages, University of Melbourne.

2002

  • Gilead, Y. (2002). Creating a positive Jewish Identity: The case of Hebrew Teacher Education. The Fourth International Conference on Teacher Education, Israel: Achra Academy.

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