Completed theses

Conferred in 2014

Name Degree conferred Thesis title Supervisor

Brooks, Aloysia

DSW

Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment in Australia: The Role of Social Work in Addressing Torture.

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Associate Professor Ruth Phillips

Burgess, Catherine

PhD

Shifting Sands. The Narrative Construction of Early Career Aboriginal Teachers' Professional Identities at the Cultural Interface.

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Professor Robyn Ewing 

Cantali, Rosaria

PhD

Boy's School Connectedness - An Australian Perspective: The impact of social capital on school connectedness of year 10 Muslim male students of Lebanese background.

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Associate Professor Nigel Bagnall

Colgate, Orla

PhD

Motivating parents to read at home with their child: an experimental investigation.

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Associate Professor Nigel Bagnall

de-Burgh Woodman, Helene

MEd(Res)

A reflective case study on student perceptions of course quality and value.

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Professor Keith Trigwell

England, Neil

PhD

Intercultural dialogue with Indonesian state sector language teacher educators about the epistemology of ELT INSET.

 

Associate Professor Lesley Harbon

Gardiner, Paul

PhD

Teaching Playwriting: Dramaturgy, Creativity, and Agency.

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Associate Professor Michael Anderson

Ghasemi-Nejad, Mohamad

PhD

Adaptability in Youth: Components, Predictors, and Consequences.

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Professor Andrew Martin

Han, Feifei

PhD

Lower- and Higher-level Processing in Foreign Language Reading: An Examination of the Inhibition and Compensation Hypotheses for Chinese Learners of English.

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Dr Marie Stevenson

Hart, Deborah

DSW

Processes of social work engagement with the reforming state in Australia : the case of Centrelink.

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Associate Professor Susan Goodwin

Haw, Ashleigh

MEd(Res)

Adolescent Violence Towards Parents in New South Wales: The Challenges and Perspectives of Secondary Education Professionals.

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Dr Kate Russell

Heward-Belle, Susan

PhD

Mind the blind spot: the experience of fathering for men who are violent to their partners.

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Dr Lesley Laing

Huang, Su-Ching

PhD

Learning English as a foreign language in a blended mode of face-to-face and online discussions: a case study in a university in Taiwan.

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Associate Professor Huizhong Shen

Johns, Johanna

PhD

The impact of interactive systems on preadolescent children in out-of-school time. Issues and answers from multiple cases and diverse contexts.

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Dr Jennifer Way

Johnson, Valerie

PhD

Drama with a capital D. Text and Context in the Documentation of Curriculum.

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Associate Professor Michael Anderson

Kim, Elizabeth

PhD

A symbolic interactionist account of secondary teachers' perspectives on literacy: A focus on writing.

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Dr Lesley Scanlon

Koo, Marian

PhD

The exploration of middle-years reading intervention: the dynamics of reading performance and psychosocial factors within a fluency-oriented reading programme.

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Dr Rachel Wilson

Mansour, Marianne

PhD

The Role of School, Home, and Community Arts Participation in Students' Academic and Non-Academic Outcomes.

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Professor Andrew Martin

Martinez, Carissa

PhD

Physical and psychological well-being amongst late adolescents: a longitudinal analysis of the transition from school to post-school life.

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Professor Andrew Martin

Miskolci, Jozef

PhD

Inclusive Education and Distributed Leadership : A Qualitative Research Study of Primary Schools in New South Wales (Australia) and Slovakia.

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Emeritus Professor Derrick Armstrong

Mumm, Gregory

MEd(Res)

Investigating the motivational profile of professional male Fijian rugby players and their perceptions of coaches’ and managers’ cultural awareness and understanding.

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Associate Professor Donna O'Connor

O'Sullivan, Marie

DSW

In Social Work Practice, Social Justice is the Rock Learning About Social Justice During Field Education.

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Emeritus Professor Jude Irwin

River, Jo

PhD Masculinities and Men's Suicide.

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Professor Raewyn Connell

Silva Vildosola,
J Antonio

MPhilEd

Exploring teachers' pedagogical content knowledge through curriculum materials : case studies of visual arts teachers' practice in secondary public schools in Chile.

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Dr Lesley Scanlon

Skilling, Karen

PhD

Factors that Influence Year 7 Students’ Engagement and Achievement in Mathematics.

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Associate Professor Janette Bobis

Song, Se Gun

MPhilSW

Australian Settlement Policy and Refugee Discourses: The Impact on Emerging African Communities.

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Associate Professor Ruth Phillips

Voola, Archanna

PhD

Beyond the economics of gender inequalities in microfinance: Comparing problem representations in India and Australia.

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Associate Professor Susan Goodwin

Warren, Riley

MEd(Res)

Instructing them in 'the things of God' : The response of the Bishop and the Synod of the Church of England in the Diocese of Sydney to the Public Instruction Act 1880 (NSW) regarding religious education for its children and young people, 1880-1889.

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Dr Helen Proctor

Wilkinson, Linden

PhD

Today We're Alive - generating performance in a cross-cultural context, an Australian experience

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Associate Professor Michael Anderson

Wiwatwongwana, Rangsima

PhD

Lone motherhood in Thailand: towards reducing social stigma and increasing social support.

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Associate Professor Susan Goodwin




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