Associate Professor Jacqueline Manuel

PhD (UNE), DipEd (UNE), BA (Hons) (UNE)
Associate Professor, English Education
Program Director, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Curriculum Coordinator, Secondary English
Member, Teacher Education Advisory Board
Affiliate, Department of English, Faculty of Arts

A35 - Education Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 93513350
Fax +61 2 93512621

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Biographical details

Jackie's teaching, research and publishing is in the field of secondary English education and literature. Her particular research interests include teenagers and reading, the history and development of secondary English curriculum, and the experiences of early career teachers of English. She coordinates the secondary English curriculum methodology in the Faculty, is a member of the NSW Board of Studies and is involved in a range of ways with the English teaching profession.au.linkedin.com/pub/jackie-manuel/35/116/562/

Research interests

Educational history, sociology and philosophy

  • History of education

Learning sciences; psychology of education

  • Learning technologies and new media

Research on teaching and learning

  • English and literacy

Current research students

Project title Degree Research student
The Development of English Teachers' Professional Identity PhD Janet DUTTON
Unloosening the cord from the bag of dreams - How the identity of new drama teachers is shaped through pedagogy and practice in teaching for social justice PhD Alison O'GRADY
Teacher selection of literature in Stage 5 English classrooms. PhD Giovanni PICCOLO

Current projects

  • Better Strangers 2 Project.
  • Australian Women's Poetry of WW1.
  • Research-led and inquiry-based secondary English teacher education.
  • Pre-service English teacher motivation.
  • Teenagers and Reading: Factors Influencing Motivation, Engagement and Achievement.
  • 100 Years of HSC English Examinations. An Historical Critique and Analysis of the NSW Higher School Certificate and the role of the University of Sydney.
  • A qualitative study of the impact of creative writing on students' accomplishment in English.
  • The Sydney Story Factory: Creativity and Student Achievement.

Associations

  • Editorial Advisory Board English in Australia

  • International Member, Editorial Advisory Board English Teaching: Practice and Critique

  • Member Editorial Advisory Board: Australian Journal of Language and Literacy

  • Member Editorial Advisory Board:Australasian Journal of Teacher Education

  • International Member, Editorial Advisory Board:Teacher Development: an International Journal of Teacher Professional Development

  • Chief Examiner, HSC English (Standard and Advanced) 2007-2011

  • Chair, NSW Board of Studies Board Curriculum Committee, English K-10 (2011-2013)

  • Chair, NSW Board of Studies Board Curriculum Committee, English 11-12 (2011)

  • Professional Partnerships, Canberra Grammar School, 2013

  • Professional Partnerships, St Augustine's College, 2013

  • Professional Partnerships, Social Inclusion Unit, Broken Hill Learning Week

  • Member, Advisory Group, NSW English Stage 6 Prescriptions, 2012-2013

  • Guest Editor, Special Issue, English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 2013

  • Shakespeare Imaginarium, with Department of English, University of Sydney, 2013

Selected grants

2005

  • Early Career Teachers; Anderson J, Anderson M, Gibson R, Ewing R, Manuel J; NSW Department of Education and Training (NSWDET)/Research Grant.

2004

  • Evaluation of Australian Government Quality Teaching Action Learning for School Teams.; Ewing R, Smith D, Anderson M, Gibson R, Manuel J; Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST)/Research Grants.

2003

  • The Australian Adolescents Reading Choices Project; Manuel J; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Newly Appointed Staff (NAS).

Selected publications

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Edited Books

  • Manuel, J., Brindley, S. (2012). Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices. Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J., Brock, P., Carter, D., Sawyer, W. (2009). Imagination Innovation Creativity: Re-Visioning English in Education. Australia: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2009). The English Teacher's Handbook A to Z. Australia: Phoenix Education.
  • Anderson, M., Hughes, J., Manuel, J. (2008). Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Book Chapters

  • Manuel, J. (2012). Practical strategies for engaging teenagers in reading. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 272-284). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Reading lives: Teenagers' reading practices and preferences. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 12-37). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and reading 1: Factors influencing reading (under)achievement. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 229-254). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and reading 2: Creating creative reading spaces. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 255-271). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and reading: literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 1-4). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J., Broughton, M. (2012). What we know about teenagers and reading: A survey of research findings. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 82-110). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J., Brock, P., Sawyer, W., Carter, D. (2009). "What is within becomes what is around": Imagination, innovation, creativity. In Jacqueline Manuel, Paul Brock, Don Carter, Wayne Sawyer (Eds.), Imagination Innovation Creativity: Re-Visioning English in Education, (pp. 7-12). Australia: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J. (2009). Talking and Listening for Learning in English. In W. Sawyer, S. Gannon & M. Howie (Eds.), Charged with Meaning: Re-viewing English, (pp. 185-196). Putney, NSW: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J. (2009). The Best Moments: Adolescents' Reading Practices and Preferences. In Jacqueline Manuel, Paul Brock, Don Carter, Wayne Sawyer (Eds.), Imagination Innovation Creativity: Re-Visioning English in Education, (pp. 99-122). Australia: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J., Anderson, M. (2008). Assessing Drama in English: A Framework for Practice. In Anderson M, Hughes J, Manuel J (Eds.), Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement, (pp. 213-223). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Manuel, J., Hughes, J., Anderson, M., Arnold, R. (2008). Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement. In Anderson M, Hughes J, Manuel J (Eds.), Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement, (pp. 1-12). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2008). Invigorating the teaching of fiction through drama. In Anderson M, Hughes J, Manuel J (Eds.), Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement, (pp. 32-49). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2004). Connecting Voices: Effective Engagement And Pedagogy In Oral English. In Sawyer, W. & Gold, E. (Eds.), Reviewing English in the 21st Century, (pp. 73-85). Melbourne: Phoenix Education.

Journals

  • Manuel, J., Petrosky, T., Dymoke, S. (2013). Arts poetica and the 21st-century English/literacy classroom (Editorial). English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 12(1), 1-5.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). In praise of reading: a vignette of teenagers' reading lives. Metaphor, 2012 (3), 4-10.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and Reading: Factors that shape the quality of teenagers' reading lives. English in Australia, 47(2), 45-57.
  • Broughton, M., Manuel, J. (2007). What do Australian boys think about reading? Literacy Learning: The Middle Years, 15(1), 9-16.
  • Manuel, J., Hughes, J. (2006). 'It has always been my dream': exploring pre-service teachers' motivations for choosing to teach. Teacher Development, 10(1), 5-24.
  • Ewing, R., Manuel, J. (2005). Retaining quality early career teachers in the profession: new teacher narratives. Change: Transformations in Education, 8(1), 1-16.
  • Manuel, J., Brindley, S. (2005). The call to teach: Identifying pre-service teachers motivations, expectations and key experiences during initial teacher education in Australia and the United Kingdom. English in Australia, 144, 38-49.
  • Manuel, J., Brock, P. (2003). "W(h)ither the place of literature?" Two momentous reforms in the NSW senior secondary English curriculum. English in Australia, 136, 15-26.
  • Manuel, J. (2003). 'Such are the ambitions of youth': exploring issues of retention and attrition of early career teachers in New South Wales. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 31(2), 139-151.
  • Manuel, J., Robinson, D. (2003). Teenage boys, teenage girls and books: Re-viewing come assumptions about gender and adolescents' reading practices. English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 2(2), 66-77.
  • Manuel, J. (2002). 'A teacher of excellence': experiences of beginning teachers. Education Links, , 32-36.
  • Manuel, J. (2002). Making its debut: What teachers think of the new High School Certificate English Syllabus in New South Wales. English in Australia, (134), 67-77.
  • Manuel, J., Robinson, D. (2002). What are teenagers reading? The findings of a survey of teenagers' reading choices and the implications of these for English teachers' classroom practice. English in Australia, (135), 68-78.

Conferences

  • Manuel, J. (2013). Fostering students' creativity and imagination: implementing the new English 7-10 Syllabus (Keynote Address). AIS English Teachers' Conference.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2013). HSC English exams unpacked (Symposium course). Erudio Education - English Symposium.
  • Manuel, J. (2013). Reimagining the 21st century reading classroom (Keynote Address). Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English/ALEA State Conference, Launceston, Tasmania.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Reconnecting with the story of teenagers' reading lives (guest speaker presentation). Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) National Conference 2012.
  • Manuel, J., Hughes, J. (2005). Balancing great expectations: Exploring the ways in which university teacher education programs address the needs and aspirations of prospective teachers. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Annual Conference - HERDSA 2005, Sydney: Institute for Teaching and Learning.
  • Ewing, R., Manuel, J. (2005). Retaining quality teachers in the profession. 12th International Study Association on Teachers & Teaching 2005. International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching.

Report

  • Ewing, R., Manuel, J., Brunker, N. (2006). Early career teacher/Teacher mentor stories.
  • Ewing, R., Smith, D., Anderson, M., Gibson, R., Manuel, J. (2004). Teachers as Learners. Australian Government Quality Teacher Program (AGQTP) Action Learning for School Teams. Project Evaluation Report. [More Information]

Other

  • Manuel, J., Sherlock, J., McPherson, D. (2013), Reconnecting with the excitement of English (Centre for Professional Learning course held 6 April 2013, Sydney).

2013

  • Manuel, J., Petrosky, T., Dymoke, S. (2013). Arts poetica and the 21st-century English/literacy classroom (Editorial). English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 12(1), 1-5.
  • Manuel, J. (2013). Fostering students' creativity and imagination: implementing the new English 7-10 Syllabus (Keynote Address). AIS English Teachers' Conference.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2013). HSC English exams unpacked (Symposium course). Erudio Education - English Symposium.
  • Manuel, J., Sherlock, J., McPherson, D. (2013), Reconnecting with the excitement of English (Centre for Professional Learning course held 6 April 2013, Sydney).
  • Manuel, J. (2013). Reimagining the 21st century reading classroom (Keynote Address). Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English/ALEA State Conference, Launceston, Tasmania.

2012

  • Manuel, J. (2012). In praise of reading: a vignette of teenagers' reading lives. Metaphor, 2012 (3), 4-10.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Practical strategies for engaging teenagers in reading. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 272-284). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Reading lives: Teenagers' reading practices and preferences. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 12-37). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Reconnecting with the story of teenagers' reading lives (guest speaker presentation). Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) National Conference 2012.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and reading 1: Factors influencing reading (under)achievement. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 229-254). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and reading 2: Creating creative reading spaces. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 255-271). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and Reading: Factors that shape the quality of teenagers' reading lives. English in Australia, 47(2), 45-57.
  • Manuel, J. (2012). Teenagers and reading: literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 1-4). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J., Brindley, S. (2012). Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices. Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.
  • Manuel, J., Broughton, M. (2012). What we know about teenagers and reading: A survey of research findings. In Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley (Eds.), Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices, (pp. 82-110). Kent Town, S. Aust.: Wakefield Press.

2009

  • Manuel, J., Brock, P., Sawyer, W., Carter, D. (2009). "What is within becomes what is around": Imagination, innovation, creativity. In Jacqueline Manuel, Paul Brock, Don Carter, Wayne Sawyer (Eds.), Imagination Innovation Creativity: Re-Visioning English in Education, (pp. 7-12). Australia: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J., Brock, P., Carter, D., Sawyer, W. (2009). Imagination Innovation Creativity: Re-Visioning English in Education. Australia: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J. (2009). Talking and Listening for Learning in English. In W. Sawyer, S. Gannon & M. Howie (Eds.), Charged with Meaning: Re-viewing English, (pp. 185-196). Putney, NSW: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J. (2009). The Best Moments: Adolescents' Reading Practices and Preferences. In Jacqueline Manuel, Paul Brock, Don Carter, Wayne Sawyer (Eds.), Imagination Innovation Creativity: Re-Visioning English in Education, (pp. 99-122). Australia: Phoenix Education.
  • Manuel, J., Carter, D. (2009). The English Teacher's Handbook A to Z. Australia: Phoenix Education.

2008

  • Manuel, J., Anderson, M. (2008). Assessing Drama in English: A Framework for Practice. In Anderson M, Hughes J, Manuel J (Eds.), Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement, (pp. 213-223). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Anderson, M., Hughes, J., Manuel, J. (2008). Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Manuel, J., Hughes, J., Anderson, M., Arnold, R. (2008). Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement. In Anderson M, Hughes J, Manuel J (Eds.), Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement, (pp. 1-12). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • Manuel, J. (2008). Invigorating the teaching of fiction through drama. In Anderson M, Hughes J, Manuel J (Eds.), Drama and English teaching: Imagination, action and engagement, (pp. 32-49). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

2007

  • Broughton, M., Manuel, J. (2007). What do Australian boys think about reading? Literacy Learning: The Middle Years, 15(1), 9-16.

2006

  • Manuel, J., Hughes, J. (2006). 'It has always been my dream': exploring pre-service teachers' motivations for choosing to teach. Teacher Development, 10(1), 5-24.
  • Ewing, R., Manuel, J., Brunker, N. (2006). Early career teacher/Teacher mentor stories.

2005

  • Manuel, J., Hughes, J. (2005). Balancing great expectations: Exploring the ways in which university teacher education programs address the needs and aspirations of prospective teachers. Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia Annual Conference - HERDSA 2005, Sydney: Institute for Teaching and Learning.
  • Ewing, R., Manuel, J. (2005). Retaining quality early career teachers in the profession: new teacher narratives. Change: Transformations in Education, 8(1), 1-16.
  • Ewing, R., Manuel, J. (2005). Retaining quality teachers in the profession. 12th International Study Association on Teachers & Teaching 2005. International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching.
  • Manuel, J., Brindley, S. (2005). The call to teach: Identifying pre-service teachers motivations, expectations and key experiences during initial teacher education in Australia and the United Kingdom. English in Australia, 144, 38-49.

2004

  • Manuel, J. (2004). Connecting Voices: Effective Engagement And Pedagogy In Oral English. In Sawyer, W. & Gold, E. (Eds.), Reviewing English in the 21st Century, (pp. 73-85). Melbourne: Phoenix Education.
  • Ewing, R., Smith, D., Anderson, M., Gibson, R., Manuel, J. (2004). Teachers as Learners. Australian Government Quality Teacher Program (AGQTP) Action Learning for School Teams. Project Evaluation Report. [More Information]

2003

  • Manuel, J., Brock, P. (2003). "W(h)ither the place of literature?" Two momentous reforms in the NSW senior secondary English curriculum. English in Australia, 136, 15-26.
  • Manuel, J. (2003). 'Such are the ambitions of youth': exploring issues of retention and attrition of early career teachers in New South Wales. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 31(2), 139-151.
  • Manuel, J., Robinson, D. (2003). Teenage boys, teenage girls and books: Re-viewing come assumptions about gender and adolescents' reading practices. English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 2(2), 66-77.

2002

  • Manuel, J. (2002). 'A teacher of excellence': experiences of beginning teachers. Education Links, , 32-36.
  • Manuel, J. (2002). Making its debut: What teachers think of the new High School Certificate English Syllabus in New South Wales. English in Australia, (134), 67-77.
  • Manuel, J., Robinson, D. (2002). What are teenagers reading? The findings of a survey of teenagers' reading choices and the implications of these for English teachers' classroom practice. English in Australia, (135), 68-78.

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