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Dr Geoffrey Lummis

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6847, Email: g.lummis@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML17.137
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6847  
Facsimile: (61 8)  63042344  
Email: g.lummis@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML17.137  

 

Geoffrey is a Senior Lecturer for the School of Education in the Faculty of Education and Arts.

Professional Associations

  • 2013 - Australian Association for Research Education
  • 2000 - Science Teachers' Association of Western Australia

Research Interests

  • Visual arts in education
  • Aesthetics and the arts in education
  • Primary science education
  • Sustainability

Staff Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Education), Murdoch University, 2002 .
  • Master of Education, The University of Western Australia, 1987 .
  • Bachelor of Education, The University of Western Australia, 1982 .
  • Cert IV (Certificate IV), Other WA higher ed institution, 1979 .
  • BEd (Bachelor of Education), Churchland Teachers College, 1979 .
  • Diploma of Teaching, Churchland Teachers College, 1976 .

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • The Burden of Compliance: The Implications and Unintended Consequences for School Leaders,  Association of Independent Schools of WA,  AISWA - Grant,  2013,  $26,230.
  • Investigating Building a Career Pathway Using the AITSL Teacher Standards,  Association of Independent Schools of WA,  AISWA - Grant,  2012,  $12,940.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Lummis, G., Morris, J., Paolino, A., (2014), An Investigation of Western Australian Pre-Service Primary Teachers' Experiences and Self-Efficacy in The Arts. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39(5), 14, Australia.
  • Lock, G., Lummis, G., (2014), Complying with school accountability requirements and the impact on school leaders. The Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39(2), 58-69, Australia.
  • Lane, J., Lummis, G., (2013), Rethinking an initial postgraduate course in primary teacher education in Australia. GSTF International Journal on Education, 1(2), 1-14.
  • Fetherston, T., Lummis, G., (2012), Why Western Australian Secondary Teachers Resign. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 37(4), 1-20, Australia.
  • Lummis, G., (2009), The War on Carbon: Polity and Scientific Literacy. International Journal of the Humanities, 7(5), 77-90, Champaign, IL..

Conference Publications

  • Gower, G., Lummis, G., Lock, G., (2013), Best practice in Indigenous research: The role of cultural competency in building relationships, trust and cooperation between Indigenous communities and researchers., n/a.
  • Lowe, G., Lummis, G., (2013), ACARA and the generalist push: What does it mean for music education from a teacher-training perspective ?. Redefining the musical landscape: inspired learning and innovation in music education. XIX National Conference Proceedings, 125-131, Parkville.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Education,  Visual Arts Education: An Expressive-psychoanalytic Approach To The Reconstruction Of Middle Year Males Personal Experience..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An Interdisciplinary Intervention: The Potential Of The Orff-schulwerk Approach As A Pedagogical Tool For The Effective Teaching Of Italian To Upper Primary Students In Western Australia..
  • Master of Education,  Cultural Hybridity As Expressed In The Artist's Painting; And The Application Of A Transformative - Repair Multicultural Model For Visual Arts Secondary Students..
  • Master of Education,  Technology In Year 7 Visual Arts Programs: Is It Really Worth It?.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Graduate-mentor Project In Visual Arts Education .
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  A Study Into Year 8 Student Motivation To Continue Class Music In Perth, Western Australia..
  • Master of Education,  Exploring Maori/pakeha Identity (whakapapa) Through Textile Processes.

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Master of Education,  Developing A Common Understanding Of A Teacher Competency Framework Through Video Analysis: Experiences Of Middle School Literacy Teachers..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Processing And Interpretation Of Feedback By Phd Candidates..

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Education,  Principles For Designing An Effective, Post-compulsory Music Curriculum Suitable For Western Australia..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Effect Of Classical Music On Painting Quality: Attitude And Behaviour For Students With Severe Intellectual Disabilities..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Parent-teacher Interactions: A Study Of The Dynamics Of Social Influence..
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