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Dr Julia Morris

Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6289, Email: j.morris@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML16.145
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6289
Email: j.morris@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML16.145  

 

Julia is the Course Coordinator for Visual Arts Education (Secondary) at the School of Education.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2015.
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts Major in Visual Arts, Edith Cowan University, 2011.
  • Bachelor of Arts Education, Edith Cowan University, 2011.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Alice Springs - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) Strategic Plan and STEAM capacity building,  Northern Territory Government Department of Education,  Tender,  2016 - 2017,  $69,753.
  • Thinking about Visual Arts: Exploring student engagement and assessment in responding to artworks and artists,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2016,  2016 - 2017,  $23,000.
  • Building positive school communities through participatory action research,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Grant - 2015 (Round 2),  2015 - 2017,  $156,169.
  • Towards ensuring a STEM workforce: Engaging industry to inspire and foster real?world STEM teacher learning,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration Scheme - 2016 Open Round,  2016 - 2017,  $136,805.
  • Educational pilot accommodating rehabilitation of WA Pilbara,  Koodaideri Contracting Services Pty Ltd,  Grant,  2015 - 2016,  $104,715.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Lowe, G., Lummis, G., Morris, J., (2017), Pre-service primary teachers' experiences and self-efficacy to teach music: Are they ready?. Issues in Educational Research, 27(2), 314-329.
  • Morris, J., Lummis, G., Lock, G., (2017), Questioning art: Factors affecting students' cognitive engagement in responding. Issues in Educational Research, 27(3), 493-511.
  • Morris, J., Lummis, G., McKinnon, D., Heyworth, J., (2017), Measuring preservice teacher self-efficacy in music and visual arts: Validation of an amended science teacher efficacy belief instrument. Teaching and Teacher Education, 64(1), 1-11.
  • Lummis, G., Morris, J., Odgaard, J., (2017), The influence of ecological citizenship and political solidarity on Western Australian student teachers? perceptions of sustainability issues. International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 26(2), 135-149, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/10382046.2016.1235359.
  • Main, S., O'Rourke, J., Morris, J., Dunjey, H., (2016), Focus on the journey, not the destination: Digital games and students with disability. Issues in Educational Research, 26(2), 315-331.
  • Lummis, G., Morris, J., Lock, G., (2016), The Western Australian Art and Crafts Superintendents? advocacy for years k-12 Visual Arts in education. History of Education Review, 45(1), 115-130, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., DOI: 10.1108/HER-12-2014-0045.
  • Townsend, A., McKinnon, D., Fitzgerald, M., Morris, J., Lummis, G., (2016), Educative curricular and PCK development driven by STEM professional learning in rural and remote schools: A longitudinal type IV case study. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, 24(4), 1-17.
  • Townsend, A., McKinnon, D., Fitzgerald, M., Morris, J., Lummis, G., (2016), Educative curricula and PCK development driven by STEM professional learning in rural and remote schools: A longitudinal type IV case study. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, 24(4), 1-17, Institute for Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education.
  • Lummis, G., Morris, J., Lovering, C., (2015), Exploring the drama experiences of Western Australian pre-service primary teachers. NJ: Drama Australia Journal, 39(1), 19-30, Abindgon, United Kingdom, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/14452294.2015.1083515.
  • Paris, L., Boston, J., Morris, J., (2015), Facebook and the Final Practicum: The Impact of Online Peer Support in the Assistant Teacher Program. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 40(9), 157-175, Joondalup, WA, Edith Cowan University, DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2015v40n9.9.
  • Lummis, G., Morris, J., Lock, G., Odgaard, J., (2015), Where Western Australian Graduate Diploma of Education Primary Students Source their Information on Sustainability. The Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 40(10), 51-65, Joondalup, WA, Edith Cowan University, DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2015v40n10.4.
  • 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), Article 4, Australia, Social Science Press.
  • Morris, J., Lummis, G., (2014), Investigating the personal experiences and self-efficacy of Western Australian primary pre-service teachers in the visual arts. Australian Art Education, 36(1), 23-44, Carton, Victoria.

Conference Publications

  • Lummis, G., Morris, J., Lock, G., (2016), Building positive secondary school communities through participatory action research. Proceedings AARE National Conference 2016, 11p., Australian Association for Research in Education.
  • Morris, J., Lummis, G., Lock, G., (2016), Lessons Learnt From the History of Primary Visual Arts Education. Proceedings AARE National Conference 2016, 13p., Australian Association for Research in Education.
  • Morris, J., Lummis, G., Lane, J., (2015), Exploring first-year pre-service teachers' experiences and expectations of media arts. AARE Conference Proceedings 2015, 14p., Deakin, ACT, AARE.
  • Lummis, G., Morris, J., (2014), The importance of positive arts experiences and self-efficacy in pre-service primary teacher education. Proceedings of the Joint Australia Association for Research in Education and New Zealand Association for Research in Education Conference, 1-12.
  • Morris, J., Lummis, G., Lock, G., (2014), Diagnostically assessing Western Australian Year 11 students' engagement with theory in Visual Arts. Proceedings of the Joint Australian Association for Research iin Education and New Zealand Association for Research in Education Conference 2014, 1-14.

Non-Traditional Research Outputs

  • Morris, J., (2016), Pause: Washing Up and Pause: Walking By. Espresso Self 2016 Exhibition, Spectrum Project Space, and Joondalup Gallery, ECU, Dr G Karpathakis, B. Waters, Dr L Adams.
  • Morris, J., Lummis, G., Imms, W., Grant, G., (2016), Resolutions: Creating Liminal Spaces, Teacher Artmaker Project. Resolutions: Creating Liminal Spaces, Teacher Artmaker Project , ECU Art Gallery Joondalup and University of Melbourne, Teacher Artmaker Project.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Education,  Primary Students' Engagement With The Visual Arts And Their Transition Into Year 7

Adjunct Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Educative Curricula And Improving The Science Pck Of Teachers In Middle School Settings In Rural And Remote Australia
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