Bill is a Senior Lecturer for the School of Education in the Faculty of Education of Arts.
Doctor of Education, The University of Western Australia, 2005.
Recent Research Grants
Teacher identity in English as Medium of Instruction (EMI) context at a Vietnamese Higher Education Institution, Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training, VIED - Scholarship,
2017 - 2021, $120,000.
An investigation into Vietnamese English Curriculum at the Primary School Level: Contribution to the Education reform project in Vietnam, Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training, VIED - Scholarship,
2016 - 2020, $80,000.
Vietnamese tertiary teachers? belief and practice of using authentic materials in instructing ESP courses, Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training, VIED - Scholarship,
2017 - 2020, $120,000.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
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, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/07294360.2016.1177000.
Dann, CE., Allen, B., (2015), Mobile video collection in preservice teacher practicum placements. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 23(1), 5-27, Chesapeake, Virginia, United States, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education.
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, Australia, Social Science Press.
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, United Kingdom, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/15388220.2013.846223.
Cameron, L., Allen, B., (2013), Achieving educational sustainability: A PALAR reflection of success. Action Learning Action Research Journal, 19(1), 135-162, ALARA Association Inc..
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, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.peh.2013.06.001.
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, Brisbane, Qld, Queensland University of Technology, DOI: 10.5204/intjfyhe.v3i2.125.
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.
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.
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, 2013(25-29 Mar 2013), 4231-4238, Chesapeake, Virginia, United States, 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.
Research Student Supervision
Doctor Of Philosophy: An Arts-informed Narrative Inquiry Into The Lived Experience Of Women Casual Academics
Doctor Of Philosophy: Bilingual Education In International Standard Schools In Indonesia: An Analysis Of Policy
Doctor Of Philosophy: Educating Students With Disabilities In Regional Independent Christian Schools Of Queensland: An Analysis Of School Policies
Doctor Of Philosophy: An Oral History Of Inspectors Of Primary Schools In Victoria 1960 - 1983
Master By Research: Differences Between Australian And Finnish School Students' Dispositions Towards Learning
Master By Research: Beginner Teacher Perspectives On Pre-service Education And Transition Through Workplace Learning: A Comparative Study
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
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
Master By Research: Crossing The Date Line: Understanding The Expectations And Experiences Of Canadian Education Students At An Australian 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: 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: High Performance School-age Athletes At Australian Schools : A Study Of Conflicting Demands
Doctor Of Philosophy: Teachers' Conceptions Of Children's Learning In Northern Uganda: A Phenomenographic Study In A Post-war Context
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, Investigating The Relationships Between Education And Culture For Female Students In Tertiary Settings In The Uae.