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Dr Bill Allen

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6729, Email: w.allen@ecu.edu.au, Room: 16.146
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6729
Email: w.allen@ecu.edu.au
Room: 16.146  

 

Bill is a Senior Lecturer for the School of Education.

Qualifications

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

Research

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)

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, Australia, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/1359866X.2017.1355051.
  • 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.
  • 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, United Kingdom, Infonomics Society.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2014v39n12.6.

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.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  ENHANCING LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT OF PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS ON PRACTICUM PLACEMENTS USING MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES WITH VIDEO CAPTURE
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Bilingual Education in International Standard Schools in Indonesia: An Analysis of Policy
  • 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
  • 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: An Arts-Informed Narrative Inquiry into the Lived Experience of Women Casual Academics
  • 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: 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
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  TEACHING AND LEARNING INDIGENOUS HISTORIES AND CULTURES: AT THE INTERSECTION OF SCHOOL CULTURE AND CURRICULUM.
  • 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

Co-principal Supervisor

  • 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

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  INVESTIGATING THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN EDUCATION AND CULTURE FOR FEMALE STUDENTS IN TERTIARY SETTINGS IN THE UAE.
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