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The GSE Faculty Members

 
     
  Professor Tom O Donoghue  BA NCEA, MEd Trinity(Dub.), MA PhD NUI
 
Key research:
a. Generic curriculum theory (in relation to curriculum context, design, development, innovation and evaluation) including its application to leadership in a variety of challenging circumstances;
b. Qualitative research, especially interpretivism and symbolic interactionism;
c. Understanding contemporary issues through the study of the History of Education.
 
Memberships:
1. President of the Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society for the years 2002 and 2003.
2. Vice-President of the Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society for the years 2000 and 2001.
3. Member of the Executive of the Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society 2000-2005.
4. Adjunct Professor at the Divine Word University in Madang, Papua New Guinea(2002-2010).
5. Member of the International Advisory Board, Irish Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Education since June 2009.
6. Member of the editorial board/corresponding
7. Member of the following refereed journals:
- History of Education (UK)
- History of Education Quarterly (USA)
- Journal of Educational Administration and History (UK)
- International Studies in Catholic Education (UK)
- The Welsh Journal of Education (UK)
- Irish Educational Studies (Ireland)
- Australian Journal of Teacher Education
- The Australian Journal of Irish Studies
 
Teaching: Qualitative research methods; generic curriculum studies; international and comparative education.
 
Research profile and publications   e-mail: tom.odonoghue@uwa.edu.au
 
 
Emeritus Professor Anne Chapman  BSc BEd PhD Murd.
 
Key research: Internationalisation of higher education; enhancing quality in offshore teaching and learning; Australian transnational higher education in the Asia-Pacific region.
 
Memberships:
1. Australian Government Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA) Register of Experts (international education; third party arrangements; research training)
2. International Education Expert Panel at the School of Education, Taylor’s University (Malaysia)
3. Australian Collaborative Education Network
 
Teaching: Qualitative research methods; research design; social semiotics; action research.
 
Research profile and publications   e-mail: anne.chapman@uwa.edu.au
 
 
Associate Professor Marnie O Neill  MA MEd W.Aust., PhD Murd.
 
Key research: Curriculum policy and practive, English education studies, language, literacy and learning, social discourse studies, teaching and learning, classroom studies, gender studies, gifted and talented children.
 
Memberships: Chair of Initial Professional Education Committee
 
Teaching: Supervision of higher degree students and contributions to teaching and supervision in the transnational Masters and Doctoral programs.
 
Research profile and publications   e-mail: marnie.oneill@uwa.edu.au
 
 
Emeritus Professor Keith Punch  BA BEd W.Aust., PhD Tor.
 
Key research: Research methods - quantitative and qualitative, education and development, education and social context, organisational behaviour and the internationalisation of education.
 
Teaching: Research methods (quantitative and qualitative) sociology of education, educational administration.
 
Research profile and publications   e-mail: keith.punch@uwa.edu.au
 
 
Associate Professor Helen Wildy (Dean of the Faculty of Education)  BA DipEd BEd MEd PhD W.Aust.
 
Key research: Performance Indicators for Primary Schools; School Leadership: Principals Leadership; Performance based assessment for professional standards
 
Teaching: Approaches to Research
 
Research profile and publications   e-mail: helen.wildy@uwa.edu.au
 
 
Professor Stephen Houghton  BEd Keele, MEd PhD Birm. Registered Psychologist
 
Key research: Child and adolescent psychopathology, ADHD, Tourette Syndrome Adolescent Psychopathy, disruptive behaviour disorders, executive function, and delinquency.
 
Teaching: Educational psychology, special education. Director of Centre for Child & Adolescent Related Disorders (CARD).
 
Research profile and publications   e-mail: stephen.houghton@uwa.edu.au
 
 
Associate Professor Simon Clarke  BA(Hons), Reading, PostGradCertEd Brist., MA Lond., EdD W.Aust. FACE
 
Key research: Research interests include, educational leadership, school improvement, schools as organisations, change in education; teachers’ work, and industrial relations in education.
 
Teaching: Leadership and Management in Education
 
Research profile and publications   e-mail: simon.clarke@uwa.edu.au
 
 
Dr Elaine Chapman  BA PhD Murd.
 
Key research: Social psychology of education, educational measurement; research methods.
 
Teaching: Educational measurement, statistics; research methods.
 
Research profile and publications   e-mail: elaine.chapman@uwa.edu.au
 
 
Dr Mark Pegrum  BA PhD W.Aust., CELTA, DELTA, ILTM
 
Key research: E-learning, social media, web 2.0, digital literacies, m-learning (mobile learning), mobile handheld technologies (including tablets and smartphones)
 
Teaching: E-learning, emergent technologies, new technologies, Academic English
 
Useful links:
Wiki
http://e-language.wikispaces.com/
Twitter
https://twitter.com/OzMark17
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Teachers-for-Teachers/213317682024296
https://www.facebook.com/GSEtransnational
Blog
http://elanguage.edublogs.org/
 
Research profile and publications   e-mail: mark.pegrum@uwa.edu.au
 
 
Dr Wayne McGowan  DipEd, BEd, MEd, PhD, W.Aust.
 
Key research: Philosophy of Education, Education Policy
 
Teaching: Qualitative Research Methods, Curriculum Studies
 
Research profile and publications   e-mail: wayne.mcgowan@uwa.edu.au
 
 
Dr Stephen Humphry  BPsych W.Aust., PhD Murd.
 
Research profile and publications   e-mail: stephen.humphry@uwa.edu.au
 
 
Dr David Pyvis   
 
Key research:
a. Quality in cross-border higher education
b. Teaching and learning in transnational higher education
 
Teaching: Sociology of Education, Qualitative Research Methods 
 
Research profile and publications
Publications List
 
Books
 
Chapman, A. & Pyvis, D. (2013), Enhancing quality in transnational higher education: Experiences of teaching and learning in Australian offshore programs, Lanham Maryland, Lexington Books
 
Pyvis, D. (2006), Government Youth Policy in Australia, 1788-2000: the control of military training, employment and socialization, The Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, New York
 
 
Book chapters
 
Pyvis, D. (2008), ‘Transnational education in Mauritius: quality assurance challenges for program exporters’ in L. Dunn & Wallace, M. (Eds.), Teaching in transnational higher education: enhancing learning for offshore students, New York, Routledge
 
Chapman, A. & Pyvis, D. (2005), ‘New kinds of education, new kinds of students: communities of practice in transnational higher education’ in T. Stehlik & Carden, P (Eds.), Beyond communities of practice; theory as experience, Flaxton, Qld: Post Pressed.
 
 
Monographs  
Pyvis, D. & Chapman, A.P. (2004), Student experiences of offshore higher education: issues for quality, AUQA Occasional Publications No. 3
 
 
Refereed articles in international journals
 
Lim, P. & Pyvis, D. ‘How Singapore junior college teachers address curriculum reforms’ in Issues in Educational Research, Vol. 22 (2), August 2012, 127-148
 
Pyvis, D. (2011), ‘The need for context-sensitive measures of educational quality in cross-border higher education program provision’ in Teaching in Higher Education, Vol. 16, No. 6, December, 733-744
 
Pyvis, D, (2009), ‘Protocols for quality: Transnational educational delivery’ in the International Journal of Learning, Vol. 16, No.1, 309-314
 
Pyvis, D & Chapman, A. (2008) ‘Teaching and Learning in Australian Transnational Higher Education: Distilling principles of quality from stakeholder accounts’ in the International Journal of Educational Reform, Vol.17, No. 3, 208-229
 
Pyvis, D. & Chapman, A. (2007), ‘Why university students choose an international education: a case study in Malaysia’ in the International Journal of Educational Development, 27(2), 235-246
 
Pyvis, D. (2007), ‘Cross-border educators as diversity managers’ in the International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities & Nations, Vol. 7, N0. 3. 139-142
 
Chapman, A.P. & Pyvis, D. (2006), ‘Dilemmas in the formation of student identity in offshore higher education: a case study in Hong Kong’ in Educational Review, 58(3), 291-302
 
Chapman, A.P. & Pyvis, D. (2006), ‘Quality, identity and practice in offshore university programmes: issues in the internationalisation of Australian higher education’ in Teaching in Higher Education, 11(2), 233-245
 
Cheung, C. & Pyvis, D. (2006), ‘How university-based adult continuing education organisations have responded to Hong Kong’s changing educational needs since the 1997 transfer of sovereignty’ in Research in Post-Compulsory Education, Vol. 11, N0. 2, July 2006, 153-173
 
Chapman, A. & Pyvis, D. (2006), ‘Dimensions of identity: student perspectives on the social practices of transnational education’ in the International Journal of the Humanities, 2(3), 2045-2049
 
Chapman, A. P. & Pyvis, D. (2005), ‘Identity and social practice in higher education: student experiences of postgraduate courses delivered ‘offshore’ in Singapore and Hong Kong by an Australian university in the International Journal of Educational Development, 25(1), 39-52
 
Pyvis, D. & Chapman, A.P. (2005), ‘Culture shock and the international student ‘offshore’ in the Journal of Research in International Education, 4(1), 23-42
 
 
Grants
 
2014: Senior Research Officer and Team Member, OLT Extension Grant $30,000 Embedding quality principles in transnational teaching and learning
 
2011: Project Leader on four-university, Curtin-lead $116,000 ALTC Grant Applying quality principles to Australian university transnational teaching and learning
 
2008: Curtin Institutional Leader on $150,000 ALTC Grant Enhancing frameworks for assuring the quality of learning and teaching in Australian university offshore programmes
 
2004: Curtin University $10,000 Strategic Research Grant. Project entitled: Offshore international students’ perspectives on their experiences of Australian higher education
 
 
e-mail: D.Pyvis@curtin.edu.au
 
 
 

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