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Dr Bill Allen

Senior Lecturer

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6729
Email: w.allen@ecu.edu.au
Room: 16.146  
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0688-2548

Bill is a Senior Lecturer for the School of Education.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Education, The University of Western Australia, 2005.

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

  • Allen, B., Hyde, M., Whannel, R., O'Neill, M. (2018). Teacher reform in Indonesia: Can offshore programs create lasting pedagogical shift?. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 46(1), 22-37. https://doi.org/10.1080/1359866X.2017.1355051.

Journal Articles

  • Jones, L., Allen, B., Dunn, P., Brooker, L. (2017). Demystifying the rubric: A five-step pedagogy to improve student understanding and utilisation of marking criteria. Higher Education Research and Development, 36(1), 129-142. https://doi.org/10.1080/07294360.2016.1177000.
  • Booth, S., Allen, B. (2017). More than the curriculum: Teaching for reconciliation in Western Australia. International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education, 8(2), 3123-3130.

Journal Articles

  • Dann, CE., Allen, B. (2015). Mobile video collection in preservice teacher practicum placements. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 23(1), 5-27.

Journal Articles

  • Whannell, R., Allen, B. (2014). The motivation and identity challenges for PhD holders in the transition to science and mathematics teaching in secondary education: A pilot study. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39(12), 78-94. https://doi.org/10.14221/ajte.2014v39n12.6.
  • O'Neill, M., Calder, A., Allen, B. (2014). Tall Poppies: bullying behaviors faced by Australian high performance school-age athletes. Journal of School Violence, 13(2), 210-227. https://doi.org/10.1080/15388220.2013.846223.

Conference Publications

  • Foster, J., Allen, B., Oprescu, F., McAllister, M. (2014). Mytern: an innovative approach to increase students' achievement, sense of wellbeing and levels of resilience. Journal of the Australian & New Zealand Student Services Association (31-40). Australian & New Zealand Student Services Association.

Journal Articles

  • Cameron, L., Allen, B. (2013). Achieving educational sustainability: A PALAR reflection of success. Action Learning Action Research Journal, 19(1), 135-162.
  • O'Neill, M., Allen, B., Calder, AM. (2013). Pressures to perform: An interview study of Australian high performance school-age athletes’ perceptions of balancing their school and sporting lives. Performance Enhancement and Health, 2(3), 87-93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.peh.2013.06.001.

Conference Publications

  • Dann, CE., Allen, B. (2013). Using mobile video technologies to enhance the assessment and learning of pre-service teachers in Work Integrated Learning (WIL). Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference (4231-4238). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.
  • Foster, J., Allen, B., McAllister, M., Oprescu, F. (2013). An SMS a day keeps attrition at bay. Preliminary findings from an intervention using SMS with the first year students from a regional Australian university. Proceedings of the 16th International First Year in Higher Education Conference 2013 (1-10). First Year in Higher Education (FYHE) Centre.

Journal Articles

  • Whannell, P., Whannell, R., Allen, B. (2012). Investigating the influence of teacher strategies on academic self-efficacy and study behaviour of students in a tertiary bridging program. Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 52(1), 39-65.
  • Whannell, R., Allen, B. (2012). First year mathematics at a regional university: Does it cater to student diversity?. The International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education, 3(2), 45-58. https://doi.org/10.5204/intjfyhe.v3i2.125.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Exploring Vietnamese first-year English-major students’ motivation: a longitudinal, mixed-methods investigation
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Constructing identity: A grounded theory study of vietnamese tertiary English teachers
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Head-teachers in troubled schools: A case of community school leaders in Nepal
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Blended learning in teaching English to vietnamese university students: From EFL lecturers' perspectives
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Efl undergraduate students' experiences and perspectives of flipped classrooms in a blended learning environment in one vietnamese university
  • Doctor of Philosophy, An evaluation study of an English for academic purposes program in a vietnamese university

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The agentive role of teachers in English language education reform in vietnamese primary schools

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Teaching and learning indigenous histories and cultures: At the intersection of school culture and curriculum.
  • Master of Education, Receiving by giving: The impacts of immersive service-learning for primary school-age students
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Enhancing learning and assessment of pre-service teachers on practicum placements using mobile technologies with video capture
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The viability of simulated large-scale marking as professional development for preservice teachers
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Lower secondary students' perspectives towards Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) at three Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) schools
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Educating students with disabilities in regional independent Christian schools of Queensland: An analysis of school policies
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Generation 1.5 learners: Using an arts-informed, grounded theory approach to understanding how these students managed their undergraduate studies in a Perth-based, public university in Western Australia over an academic year.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Alannah, Bree and CASSIE; The ABC of girls on the autism spectrum in early years classrooms
  • Doctor of Philosophy: An Oral History of Inspectors of Primary Schools in Victoria 1960 - 1983
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Bilingual Education in International Standard Schools in Indonesia: An Analysis of Policy
  • Doctor of Philosophy: The impact of an emotional fitness and resilience building intervention ? Mytern - on the psychological wellbeing, life satisfaction, resilience and distress levels of first year university students
  • Doctor of Philosophy: An examination of student attrition in a tertiary bridging program and progression to the first semester of undergraduate study in a regional university
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Weaving the quilt: a qualitative study of mature age people?s perceptions and experiences of employment-related age discrimination
  • Doctor of Philosophy: High performance school-age athletes at Australian schools : a study of conflicting demands
  • Doctor of Philosophy: An Arts-Informed Narrative Inquiry into the Lived Experience of Women Casual Academics
  • Master by Research: Casualties of schooling? An examination of the levels of academic preparedness among 18 to 22 year old students in a tertiary bridging course
  • Master by Research: Differences between Australian and Finnish school students' dispositions towards learning
  • Master by Research: Crossing the Date Line: Understanding the expectations and experiences of Canadian Education students at an Australian University
  • Master by Research: Beginner Teacher Perspectives on Pre-service Education and Transition Through Workplace Learning: A Comparative Study

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy: Social Determinants of Propensity to Lifelong Learning
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Responsive teaching of Indonesian language to foreign learners in an in-country intensive program
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Teachers' conceptions of children's learning in Northern Uganda: A phenomenographic study in a post-war context

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Education, Emerging strategies for Western Australian secondary shool jazz ensemble directors: Improving engagement with drum-set students
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Investigating the relationships between education and culture for female students in tertiary settings in the uae.
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