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Dr Janet Hunter

Lecturer

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5984
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 5850
Email: j.hunter@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO8.221  

Janet is a Lecturer for the School of Education.

Professional Associations

  • Australian Literacy Educators' Association
  • Primary English Teachers' Association of Australia
  • International Reading Association.

Research Interests

  • Students who have literacy difficulties
  • Writing development, assessment and instruction
  • Pedagogy of writing instruction
  • Teachers’ professional knowledge for literacy instruction
  • Professional knowledge of Early Career Teachers.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Education, Edith Cowan University.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2015.
  • Bachelor of Arts In Education, Edith Cowan University, 1995.
  • Bachelor of Arts In Education, Edith Cowan University, 1994.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Thwaite, A., Budgen, F., Hunter, J., Singh, K. (2021). What is complexity? Grammatical issues in assignment prompts. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 52(xx), xx. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeap.2021.100998.

Books

  • Johnson, B., Down, B., Le Cornu, R., Peters, J., Sullivan, A., Pearce, J., Hunter, J. (2016). Promoting early career teacher resilience: A socio-cultural and critical guide to action. Teacher Quality and School Development, 149. Routledge.

Books

Conference Publications

  • Johnson, B., Down, B., Le Cornu, R., Peters, J., Sullivan, A., Pearce, J., Hunter, J. (2014). Promoting early career teacher resilience: a framework for understanding and acting. Teachers and Teaching: theory and practice. Special issue: teachers and resilience: interdisciplinary accounts (530-546). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.1080/13540602.2014.937957.

Book Chapters

  • Faulkner, V., Rivalland, J., Hunter, J. (2010). Caught in the middle: Improving writing in the middle and upper primary years. Traditions of writing research (198-211). Routledge.

Conference Publications

  • Johnson, B., Down, B., Le Cornu, R., Peters, J., Sullivan, A., Pearce, J., Hunter, J. (2010). Conditions that support early career teacher resilience. Australian Teacher Education Association 2010 Conference Proceedings (10p). Australian Teacher Education Association.

Book Chapters

  • Louden, B., Hunter, J. (2003). Respect:Five years' literacy learning in the Western Desert. The case of Reena. Look Again (49-58). PETA.
  • Malcolm, I., Kessaris, T., Hunter, J. (2003). Language and the Classroom Setting. Reform and Resistance in Aboriginal Education (92-109). UWA Press.

Research Projects

  • Evaluation of the Catholic Education Western Australia Early Career Teacher Program, Catholic Education Office of WA, Grant, 2015 ‑ 2016, $17,200.
  • Addressing the Teacher Exodus: Enhancing Early Career Teacher Resilience and Retention in Changing Times, Australian Research Council, Grant - Linkage (Projects), 2008 ‑ 2013, $18,573.
  • Supporting Students to improve their written literacy skills the middle and upper years primary schooling (Years 4-8), Edith Cowan University, ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant, 2006 ‑ 2010, $128,270.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Teachers' approaches to spelling instruction in Western Australian schools

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, A Randomised Controlled Trial to Investigate the Role of Spelling in Reading and writing Achievement for Low Progress Readers in Years 3-6
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The role of text type in the reading development of beginning readers

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The impact of policy change on the teaching of spoken English in primary schools in the north mountainous region of Vietnam

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Education, What constitutes "good" writing in junior primary? Four West Australian teachers discuss their views.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Cultural diversity and children's literature: Kindergarten educators' practices to support principles of cultural diversity through book sharing
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