A full list of papers published between 2009 - 2013 to date by ELFS staff .

Publications and Conference Presentations

Students at Central Coast campus

A full list of papers published between 2009 - 2014 (to date) by ELFS staff can be found below:

Authors

Citation

Sciffer, S., & Shah, M.

Widening the participation of disadvantaged Students in Engineering. International Journal of Quality Assurance in Engineering and Technology Education (in press)

Lovat, T., Nilan, P., Hamed Hosseini, S., Samarayi, I., Mansfield, M.M., & Alexander, W.

(2014). Australian Muslin Jobseekers: Equal Employment Opportunity and Equity in the Labor Market. Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, 33(4): 435-450.

2013 Publications

Authors

Citation

Grebennikov, L., & Shah, M.

(2013). Trends in Monitoring Student Satisfaction. Tertiary Education Management, 19(4), 301-322.

Grebennikov, L., & Shah, M.

The Student Voice: Using Qualitative Student Feedback to Enhance the Student Experience. Teaching in Higher Education, 18(6), 606-618.

Lovat, T., Nilan, P., Hamed Hosseini, S., Samarayi, I & Mansfield, M.M.

(2013). Discrimination in the Labor Market: Exposing Employment Barriers among Muslim Jobseekers in Australia. Issues in Social Science, 1(1): 53-73.

May, J.R., & Proctor, H.

(2013). 'Being Special: Memories of the Australian public high school, 1920s-1950s', History of Education Review 42 (1).

Morpeth, N.

(2013). 'Ancient' into 'Modern': Marc Bloch's Thucydidean and Classical passage. Australasian Society for Classical Studies, Sydney

Nair, C.S. & Mertova, P.

(2013). Enhancing Learning and Teaching through Student Feedback in Social Sciences, Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK. [Listening to the Student Voice to Enhance their Experience of the University, Shah, M]. [Book Chapter]

Shah, M.

(2013). The Effectiveness of External Quality Audits: A Study of Australian Universities. Quality in Higher Education, 19(3), 358-375

Shah, M.

(2013). Renewing Strategic Planning in Universities at a time of Uncertainty. Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 17 (1), 24- 29.

Shah. M., & Nair, S.

(2013). External Quality Audit: Has it Improved Quality Assurance in Universities? Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK. [Book]

Shah. M., & Nair, S.

Enhancing Student Feedback and Improvement Systems in Tertiary Education, CAA Occasional Series 5, Commission of Academic Accreditation (CAA), United Arab Emirates (UAE). [Book]

Shah, M., & Nair, S.

2013). Private for–profit higher education in Australia: Widening Access and Participation and Opportunities for Public-Private Collaboration. Higher Education Research and Development Society (HERDSA), 32(5), 802-832.

Shah, M., Nair, S., & Bennett, L.

(2013). Factors Influencing Student Choice to Study at Private for-profit Higher Education Institutions. Quality Assurance in Education, 21(4), 402-416.

Shah, M., & Stanford, S.

(2013).The impact of External Quality Audit in a Private for-profit Tertiary Education Institution. In Shah, M. & Nair, C (eds). External Quality Audits: Has it Improved Quality Assurance in Universities? Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK. [Book Chapter]

Shah, M., & Stanford, S.

(2013). Quality and Regulation of Australian Tertiary Education: Searching for Sustainable QA Framework, The ACPET Journal for Private Higher Education, 2(1), 24-33.

Shah, M., & Jarzabkowski, L.

(2013). The Australian Higher Education Quality Assurance Framework: From Improvement-Led to Compliance-Driven. Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 17(3),96-106.

Whiteford, G., Shah, M., & Nair, S.

(2013). Equity and Excellence Are Not Mutually Exclusive: A Discussion of Academic Standards In An Era of Widening Participation. Quality Assurance in Education, 21(3), 299-310.

 2013 Conference Presentations

Authors

Citation

Bennett, A.

The non-traditional student within the higher education marketplace: an analysis of student expectations of Enabling university programs. Flexibility: Pathways to participation. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

Bennett, A., & Fagan, S.

Beyond self-doubt: techniques to counter the "imposter syndrome". Flexibility: Pathways to participation. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

Bennett, L., Shah, M. & Nair, S.

University and Non-University Partnerships: Implications for Learning and Teaching. National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) Conference, 10-12 July 2013, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

Bunn, R.

I wanted to prove I had a brain and give my life a purpose': Preliminary analysis of survey responses of former students on their lives before, during and after completing the Open Foundation Program at the University of Newcastle. Flexibility: Pathways to participation. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

Burgess, C. & Relf, B.

A Flexible Response: Monitoring and researching the performance of Enabling Students in first year Undergraduate Nursing. Flexibility: Pathways to participation. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

Chojenta, P.

Using 'apps' to complement and enhance learning in foundation education. Flexibility: Pathways to participation. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

Christensen, J.J.

When knowledge 'clicks': Facilitating a flexible classroom  through the use of in-class technology. Flexibility: Pathways to participation. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

Christensen, J.J.

When Atticus met Eminem and Ennis met Obi-Wan: Enabling learning through the use of film adaptation. Teaching Adaptations Symposium Program, Hobart, Tasmania

Christensen, J.J.

Andy Lau… Unforgettable. Another World of Popular Entertainments. Newcastle, Australia

Christensen, J.J.

Infernal departures: Examining the production and reception of Hollywood/Hong Kong remakes and adaptations. 1st Global Conference. Hollywood and the World, Sydney, Australia.

Christensen, J. & Hunt, J.

Views from the top: Academic staff views on engaging students in learning. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

Fagan, S.

Is there a 'best way' to provide support to enabling students and can there ever be 'too much' support? Flexibility: Pathways to participation. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

Goode, E.

Encouraging student engagement and participation: can an online orientation help? Flexibility: Pathways to participation. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

Hodges, B., Bedford, T. & Hartley, J.

Student retention and attrition in university- based enabling programs. Flexibility: Pathways to participation. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

Kubuabola, S., Rich, J & Shah, M.

Gender Equity: Women in Academia. Proceedings of the 12th Pacific Science Association Inter-Congress, 8-12 July 2013, University of South Pacific, Fiji Islands.

May, J.

Desire, Denial and Death in The Fringe Dwellers (1986): coming of age as a counter-narrative of nation. Leicester, United Kingdom

May, J.

Brian Smith: tackling wider access and participation in an Australian University in the 1970's. QUT Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane, Queensland Australia

May, J., & Bunn, R.

1974-1976: the seeds of flexibility in pathways to tertiary participation at University of Newcastle. NSW. Flexibility: Pathways to participation. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

Nair, S. & Shah, M.

The Student Experience at Risk? Measurement and Enhancement of Student Experience in Private Tertiary Education. Proceedings of the Australasian Higher Education Evaluations Forum, 28 October 2013, Tasmania.

Penglase, M.

Building Flexible Knowledge in Mathematics. Flexibility: Pathways to participation. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

Powter, D.

Lectures and tutorials: Lessons for engaging enabling students and the potential benefits. Flexibility: Pathways to participation. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

Shah, M.

Correlation or Causality: Raising Equity Aspirations in the Emergence of Quality Agenda. Flexibility: Pathways to participation. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

Shah, M., Nair, S. & Morison, A.

The Participation of Students in TEQSA Reviews. Proceedings of the Australasian Higher Education Evaluations Forum, 28-30 October 2013. Tasmania.

Westrenius, A.

Integrating management theory and academic skills to empower enabling students: a practical approach. Flexibility: Pathways to participation. National Association of Enabling Educators of Australia Conference 2013, Melbourne, 27-29 November 2013.

2012 Publications and Conference Presentations

Authors

Citation

Bennett, A.

(2012) The Power Paradox: A Toolkit for Analyzing Conflict and Extremism, University Press of America.

Bennett, A., Hodges, B., Kavanagh, K. Fagan, S., Hartley, J. & Schofield, S

(Winter, 2012/2013) "Hard" and "Soft" Aspects of Learning as Investment: Opening up the neoliberal view of a program with "high" levels of attrition, Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning Journal, 14 (3), 141-156.

Bennett, A.

(2012). Alternative Pathways to Higher Education in Australia: the importance of enabling and empowerment beyond mainstream conventions, The Foundation and Bridging Educators New Zealand (FABENZ) Conference, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Bunn, R., Bennett, A., Southgate, E., and Cooper, S.

(2013) 'Wow, I didn't know that!' The benefits of collaborative research on transition of Enabling students into Undergraduate Education Programs. The Foundation and Bridging Educators New Zealand (FABENZ) Conference, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Chojenta, P. & Thompson, D.

(2012). Increasing enabling students' engagement with Course Management Systems through online assessment, The Foundation and Bridging Educators New Zealand (FABENZ) Conference, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Christensen, J, J.

(2012). We are all the same, we are all unique: The paradox of using individual celebrity as metaphor for national (transnational) identity, Humanity, 11-24.

Christensen, J, J.

(2012). The charisma of Andy Lau: Cultural instability and the role of the celebrity in nationalist discourse, Celebrity Studies Inaugural Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Christensen, J, J.

(2012). A big BOOST: Enhancing student engagement through packaged academic and peer support, The Foundation and Bridging Educators New Zealand (FABENZ) Conference, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Christensen, J, J.

(2012). Bridging the gap: Andy Lau Tak-wah and the porous borders of Chinese national cinema, 19th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia, Parramatta, NSW.

Hodges, B., Bedford, T., Bennett, A., Hartley, J., Kavanagh, K., Klinger. C., Muldoon, R., Murray, N., O'Rourke, J., & Schofield, N.

(2012). Enabling retention: Understanding and improving student retention rates in Australian university enabling programs, The Foundation and Bridging Educators New Zealand (FABENZ) Conference, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Goode, E., & Clark, H.

(2012). 'Week Zero' in Open Foundation by Distance: The successes and challenges of embedding an online orientation into a distance enabling program, The Foundation and Bridging Educators New Zealand (FABENZ) Conference, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Hope, K., Butler M., Massey D, P., Cashman P., Durrheim, D, N., Stephenson, J. & Worley, A .

(2012). Pertussis vaccination in Child Care Workers: Room for improvement in coverage, policy and practice, BMC Pediatrics, 12:98.

Jane, R, Wright, L. & Loxton, J.

(2012). Patience, hormone replacement therapy and rain! Women, ageing and drought in Australia: Narratives from the mid-age cohort of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health, Australian Journal of Rural Health, 20, 324-328.

May, J.

(2012). Winn, Osbert Mervyn (1906-1983), Australian Dictionary of Biography,

May, J

(2012).The Multicultural nation at school in Australian cinema. International Standing Conference for the History of Education, Geneva, Switzerland

May, J.

(2012). Reading the country in The Country Schoolteacher: The relevance of the history of education on film for understanding Australian nationalism, 17th Biennial Conference: Canadian History of Education Association, Vancouver, British Columbia.

May, J.

(2012). Lessons from the black box: Australian cinematic representations of the classroom, Combined conference of the ANZHES, Mechanics' Institutes World Wide and the 10th Australian Library History Forum, Melbourne, Australia.

Morpeth, N.

. (2012). 'The individual' in history and history in general: Alcibiades, philosophical history and ideas in contest, Alcibiades and the Socratic Lover-Educator, Bristol Classical Press, London, 200-213.

Nathan, N., Wolfenden L., Bell, C. A., Wyse R., & Morgan J, P., Butler M., Sutherland R., Milat, J,A., Hector, D., and Wiggers, J.

(2012). Effectiveness of a multi-strategy intervention in increasing the implementation of vegetable and fruit breaks by Australian primary schools: A non-randomized controlled trial, BMC Public Health, 12:651.

Nilan, P., Samarayi, I., & Lovat, T.

(2012). Female Muslim jobseekers in Australia: liminality, obstables and resilience. International Journal of Asian Social Science. 2: 682-692.

Samarayi, I.

(2012). The contribution of Muslim women in the flourishing of modern society: Reflections on refugee transition from East to West, Women in Islam, Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, 107-115.

2011 Publications and Conference Presentations

Authors

Citation

Askie, L., and Hodgson, S.

(2011). Strategies to support students' reading success', English Australia Journal, 26 (2), 63-68.

Bennett, A.

(2011). A case study of perceptions of power: Clubs Australia, pokies and the politics of spin, Australian Sociological Association (TASA) Conference: Local Lives/Global Networks, Newcastle, NSW.

Christensen, J.J.

Enabling Efficiency: Promoting self- and collaborative efficacy within enabling education programs, 1st International Australasian Conference on Enabling Access to Higher Education, Adelaide, SA.

May, J., & Proctor, H

(2011), 'The Ties That Bind: Memory, myth and the experience of the NSW selective public high school, 1920s-1950s', 'Experiencing Education', Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society Conference 2011 6-9 December 2011, Faculty of Education University of Auckland.

May, J

(2011), 'Suffering Sexualities: Otherness and Counternarratives of Nation in Two Australian Coming of Age Films', Histories of Sexualities Conference, Crown Plaza, Newcastle, 21-22 July, 2011.

Morpeth, N.

(2011). The fluidity of the past and the present: Historians and ways of perceiving/understanding- Part 2, Teaching History, 44 (1), 18-25.

Morpeth, N.

(2011). Worlds at War: The 2,500-Year Struggle between East and West, European Legacy - Toward New Paradigms, 16:425.

Samarayi, I

Refugee to Resident. Melbourne: Hybrid Publishers

Stathopoulos, C., and Vuong V, Q.

(2011). Effect of heat on gluten, Gluten: Properties, Modifications and Dietary Intolerance, Nova Science Publishers, New York, NY, 89-100.

Vuong, V, Q., Stathopoulos, C., Golding, J., Nguyen, M, H., Roach, P, D.

(2011). Optimum conditions for the water extraction of L –theanine from green tea, Journal of Separation Science, 34 2468-2474.

Vuong, V, Q., Bowyer, M,C., and Roach, P, D.

(2011). L-Theanine: Properties, synthesis and isolation from tea', Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 19 (11), 1931-1939.

2010 Publications and Conference Presentations

Authors

Citation

Bunn, R.

(2010). Noticing the unnoticed: Empowering enabling students through sociological theory, New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators 9th National Conference. Wellington, NZ.

Christensen, J.J.

(2010). What more can I do? Linking student learning to proactive lecturer practices, New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators 9th National Conference. Wellington, NZ.

Irwin, E, L., and M, A, M.

(2010). Accessing success: Linking student success to writing assessment and student uptake of academic skills support, New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators 9th National Conference. Wellington, NZ.

May, J.

(2010). 'A field of desire: visions of education in selected Australian silent films', Paedagogica Historica, 46: 623-637.

May, J.

(2010). 'A classroom without walls: Reviewing post-war national imaginings of Australian geography in two Australian documentaries', Australian Historical Association Biennial Conference., University of Western Australia, WA.

May, J.

(2010). 'Schooling at the periphery: In My Beginning and the experimental Koornong School, Victoria, 1939-1947', Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society Conference, 'Centre and Peripheries in Histories of Education', 6-9 December, 2010, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW.

May, J.

(2010). ''Welcome to Dante's Inferno': Gender, the nation, and the boy problem in two Australian school films of the 1980s', Double Vision: Biennial Australian Studies Conference, University of Sydney.

Morpeth, N.

(2010). Open knowledge contexts: The fluidity of the past and the present: teaching 'the ancients' and 'the moderns'. Paper presented at the History Teachers' Association of Australia (HTAA). National History Conference, Sydney, NSW

Morpeth, N.

(2010). Telling the truth in times of conflict / panic: Values and students, and scholars and scholarship...historians' integrity. Presented at the International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) 2010 International Conference, Long Beach, California. USA

Walliss, K.

(2010). Using Youtube as a teaching tool, New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators 9th National Conference. Wellington, NZ.

Williams, S.

(2010). Images of enabling education in a technological age, New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators 9th National Conference. Wellington, NZ.

2009 Publications and Conference Presentations

Authors

Citation

Bunn, R.

(2009). So what have we got this semester? Dealing with diversity among enabling student cohorts, 3rd National Conference of Enabling Educators, Toowoomba, QLD.

Gray, M. K.

(2009). Bananas, Bastards and Victims? Australian Intercountry Adoptees and Cultural Belonging, VDM Verlag Dr Muller, Saarbrucken, Germany, 247.

Kavanagh K.O, & Christensen, J.J.

Social Inclusion in a Distance Education Context, 3rd National Conference of Enabling Educators, Toowoomba, QLD.

May, J.R., Holbrook, A. P., Thompson, A. M., Preston G. D., & Bessant B.

(2009). Claiming a Voice: The First Thirty-Five Years of the Australian Teacher Education Association, Australian Teacher Education Association, Perth, WA.

May, J.

(2009). 'ATEA special publication: Claiming a voice: The first thirty-five years of the Australian Teacher Education Association', Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 37: 415-417.

Morpeth, N.

(2009). The fluidity of the past and the present: Historians and ways of perceiving/understanding - Part1. Teaching History, 43(4), 18-25.

May, J.

(2009). 'ATEA special publication: Claiming a voice: The first thirty-five years of the Australian Teacher Education Association', Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 37: 415-417.

May, J.

(2009). 'ATEA in the 1980s: Context, history and identity', ATEA 2009 Conference Program, Albury, NSW.

May, J.

(2009). Keynote: 'From reel schools to real schools: Australian films and the history of education', Connections and Circuits in Histories of Education: Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society Conference Program and Abstracts 2009, Adelaide, SA.

May, J.

(2009). 'Australian postwar documentary film: An arc of mirrors', Media International Australia, 173-174.

May, J.

(2009). 'Schools as dangerous place: A historical perspective', Journal of Education Administration and History, 41 209-213.

May, J.

(2009). 'The Election of the Whitlam Labor Government in 1972 as a Turning Point in Modern Australian History', Newcastle Morning Herald, 2 May, 2009.

West, S.

(2009). Bushranging and the Policing of Rural Banditry in New South Wales, 1860-1880, Australian Scholarly Publishing, North Melbourne, VIC, 376.

Whitehead, J., & Geary, P.

(2009). Sand mounds for effective domestic effluent management, Water Journal, 36 27-32.