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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

The TESOL research program explores issues relating to language teaching and learning and socio-cultural aspects of language education. It also explores themes relating to language more...

Supervisor(s): Paltridge, Brian (Professor), Phakiti, Aek (Dr), Stevenson, Marie (Dr), Hirsh, David (Dr)

Civics, citizenship and political education

Civics, citizenship, political and democratic education internationally, particularly Asia, Europe and North America. This includes associated areas of investigation such as values, more...

Supervisor(s): Print, Murray (Professor)

Mentoring

This research examines how mentoring impacts on both the mentor and mentee. more...

Supervisor(s): Scanlon, Lesley (Dr)

Adult Education

This research is an exploration of why adults return to study and the impact this has on their lives. more...

Supervisor(s): Scanlon, Lesley (Dr)

Sociology

This research focuses on social human interaction. more...

Supervisor(s): Scanlon, Lesley (Dr)

Arts, English and Literacy Education

The research activities in this area primarily concern the teachingof English in primary and secondary schools. Research initiativesinclude examining the use in the classroom of inf more...

Supervisor(s): Ewing, Robyn (Professor)

Educational Psychology

This program of research aims to explore how we can improve student learning by better understanding cognition, motivation, emotion, and/or behaviour. more...

Supervisor(s): Ginns, Paul (Dr)

Cognitive Science and Instructional Design

This program of research aims to explore how we can apply what we know about the human cognitive architecture to design more effective learning materials and activities. more...

Supervisor(s): Ginns, Paul (Dr)

Redesigning schools: an Australian comparative case study

Educational research tells us what good schools look like, and the key contributing role of teachers in improving students’ outcomes from schooling is widely acknowledged, but more...

Supervisor(s): Hayes, Deb (Associate Professor)

Social work practice in health care; interprofessional learning; new graduate social workers; occupational culture of social work.

Prior to joining the Faculty Rosalie held the position of Director of Social Work, Westmead Hospital and Area Director, Western Sydney Area Health Service.  Rosalie’s res more...

Supervisor(s): Pockett, Rosalie (Dr)