Completed theses

Doctoral Studies Completed Theses - 2010 Archive

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Conferred in 2010

Name Degree conferred Thesis title Supervisor Keywords

Aharonov,Yosef

PhD

The educational expatriate in a diaspora community: the case of the Israeli shaliach in Australia.

Professor Wing On Lee

– Jewish educators
– aliens
– Jews
– migrations
– Jewish diaspora
– Australia

Chown, Peter Henry

PhD

W. F. Connell and education: in the steps of a 'quiet' radical.

Professor Geoffrey Sherington

– William Fraser Connell
– education
– philosophy
– attitudes
– Australia

Coleman, Claire Marie

MEd(Res)

Engaging dramatically: a reflective practitioner case study into whether the use of process drama to teach social studies engages year 10 Pasifija boys.

Associate Professor Michael Anderson

– education
– New Zealand
– philosophy
– drama in education
– study and teaching of drama

Condoleon, Manuel

MEd(Res)

Enterprise education within secondary school language teaching.

Associate Professor Lesley Harbon

– education
– philosophy
– curricula
– training of language teachers
– language policy
– study and teaching of language and languages
– secondary education
– Australia

Costello, Mayet Anne

PhD

Australia says no?: policy, politics and the Australian government's approach to male violence against women during the Howard years (1996-2007).

Dr Lesley Laing

– violence in men
– government policy
– abuse of women
– politics and government in 1996
– Australia

Dunn (aka Williams), Irene Mary

PhD

Ana's underground grottos: pro-anorexia peer groups on the internet.

Professor Raewyn Connell

– eating disorders
– anorexia nervosa
– body image in women
– mass media
– moral and ethical aspects

Eadie, Edward Norman

MEd(Res)

Educational themes and contexts for reducing suffering inflicted by humans on animals.

Dr Jim Mackenzie

– animal welfare
– moral and ethical aspects
– animal rights
– humane education

Farooqui, Sabrin

PhD

The new textbook for teaching English language in secondary education in Bangladesh: teachers' practices and training. 

Dr Lillian Merritt

– study and teaching of the English language
– Bangladesh
– Bangladeshi
– textbooks for foreign speakers of English

Greenland, Samuel John

MEd(Res)

Assessing student performance in classroom debates: a valid and unbiased measurement.

Professor Murray Print

– debates and debating
– studying and teaching English language in secondary education
– foreign speakers

Guy, Judith Helen

PhD

The International Baccalaureate in India: a study of privatisation in a changing educational context.

Associate Professor Nigel Bagnall

– International Baccalaureate Organisation Education
– India
– philosophy

Howard, Amanda Jane

PhD

Language, practice and power: the emergence of asset based community development (ABCD) on the Central Coast of New South Wales.

Dr Margot Rawsthorne

– community development
– Central Coast, New South Wales
– older people
– social conditions
– social networks
– social participation

Huang, Amy Lee

DSW

Illuminating power and complexity in sex work: building knowledge for social work.

Dr Ruth Phillips

– sex-oriented business
– Sydney, New South Wales
– social aspects
– prostitution
– social conditions

Jia, Xuelai

PhD

Perceptions, practices and contexts: 'self' construction and transformation of English teachers from a north-eastern Chinese university.

Associate Professor Huizhong Shen

– study and teaching of English language
– Chinese speakers
– studying and teaching in China
– social aspects

Liu, Jianxin

PhD

The blog as genre and performance: an analysis of Chinese A-list personal blogs. 

Professor Brian Paltridge

– blogs
– social aspects
– China
– performance
– psychological aspects

Loeffel, Robert David Wilhelm

MEd(Res)

Textbook teaching and the Third Reich: Changing approaches in three German states, 1988-2008.

Associate Professor Timothy Allender

 

, Nan

MSW

Views from adulthood: a qualitative study of left-behind children in rural east China. 

Associate Professor Fran Waugh

– families in China
– parent and child
– child rearing
– social conditions in the 20th century
– China

Parker, Philip D

PhD

Teachers' workplace well-being: an exploration of a process model of goal orientation, coping behaviour, engagement, and burnout.

Professor Andrew Martin

– teacher effectiveness
– teachers
– job satisfaction
– social conditions
– psychological aspects

Pattapong, Kamlaitip

PhD

Willingness to communicate in a second language: a qualitative study of issues affecting Thai EFL learners from students' and teachers' point of view.

Associate Professor Richard Walker

– study and teaching English language
– Thai speakers
– Thailand
– communication and education

Peng, Hua

EdD

Chinese PhD thesis acknowledgements: a communities of practice perspective.

Professor Brian Paltridge 

– sociolinguistics
– study and teaching of academic writing
– Chinese speakers
– social aspects
– case studies

Pinnington-Wilson, Lynda

EdD

How mid-career professionals experience the transition from early career teacher to accomplished practitioner.

Associate Professor Jackie Manuel

– teaching
– Australia
– education and state
– research education

Pressick-Kilborn, Kimberley 

PhD 

Towards a sociocultural theory of interest development. 

Associate Professor Richard Walker

– philosophy of education
– cross-cultural studies
– Australia
– curricula

Rhodes, David Blair

PhD

'Coming-out' of the margins: using young adult literature in English classrooms to combat homophobia and heterosexism.

Associate Professor Jackie Manuel

– study and teaching English language in secondary education
– social aspects
– young adult fiction
– homosexuality in literature

Timerman, Fernanda

MEd(Red)

Factors associated with body image concerns among Australian male and female children in the transition from primary to secondary school.

Associate Professor Jennifer O'Dea

– school children
– attitudes
– evaluation
– Australia
– conduct of life
– body image
– social aspects
– attitude change in children

Towers, Lorraine

PhD

Formal schooling, identity and resistance in Ethiopia.

Professor Phillip Jones

– education in Ethiopia
– secondary education
– evaluation
– social aspects

Wikramanayake, Damaris Helene

PhD

An analysis of national education policy formulation in Sri Lanka: the role of historical legacy, policy environments, donors and economic globalisation.

Professor Phillip Jones

– education in Sri Lanka
– education and state

Wright, Gloria Sunnie Isable

PhD

The medicalization of behaviour in children diagnosed as having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Professor Trevor Parmenter

– attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
– diagnosis
– treatment

Zhang, Xingkui

PhD

Studies of men and masculinities in contemporary China.

Professor Raewyn Connell

– men in China
– masculinity

Zhao, Yan Bing

EdD

Developing English literacy via a literary text-based approach in a Chinese elementary EFL classroom.

 

Associate Professor Huizhong Shen

– study and teaching English language
– China
– foreign speakers
– primary education

Zuo, Wen Jing

PhD

Uses of discourse markers in a Chinese English TV show: a comparative analysis.

Associate Professor Huizhong Shen

– discourse markers
– variation of English language
– China
– foreign speakers
– study and teaching of English language
– Chinese speakers

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