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Dr Rachel Burke

Lecturer

School of Education

Career Summary

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, Australian Catholic University
  • Graduate Certificate in Education (TESOL), University of Queensland
  • Master of Educational Studies (TESOL), University of Queensland

Keywords

  • Asian/ Australian Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Curriculum
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Sociology
  • Sociology of Education

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
130399Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2014 - LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia

Academic appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2001 - 1/01/2003LecturerQueensland University of Technology
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Book (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012O'Toole JM, Burke RJ, Absalom DJ, Language, Literacies and Learning: A First Introduction, Boraga Academic, Seven Hills, NSW, 172 (2012) [A2]
Co-authorsMitch Otoole

Journal article (11 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Burke RJ, ''They May Come Here to Study But Not to Stay': Print Media Coverage of International Student Migration in the Era of the White Australia Policy', Limina: a Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies, 20.1 1-24 (2014) [C1]
2013Burke RJ, 'Catalysts for Cultural Change: Images of International Students in Mid-Twentieth Century Australia.', Australian Studies, 5 1-19 (2013) [C1]
2013Zangmo D, O'Toole M, Burke RJ, 'Alignment and Implementation: Process Writing Approach in Bhutan', The Journal for ESL Teachers and Learners, II 75-81 (2013) [C1]
Co-authorsMitch Otoole
2012Burke RJ, 'Contesting notions of an 'education industry': Media commentary on the transition to a trade-orientated international student program in Australia', The Flinders Journal of History and Politics, 28 141-174 (2012) [C1]
2008Burke RJ, 'Teaching English as a second language [Book review]', Issues in Educational Research, 18 208-209 (2008) [C3]
2006Burke RJ, 'Constructions of Asian International Students: The 'Casualty' Model and Australia as 'Educator'', Asian Studies Review, 30 333-354 (2006) [C1]
DOI10.1080/10357820601044943
2002Burke R, 'Invitation or Invasion? The family home metaphor in the Australian media''s construction of immigration', Journal of Intercultural Studies, 23 59-72 (2002) [C1]
2002Burke R, 'Formative Assessment Procedures and the Second Language Curriculum: Signposts for the Journey', TESL Canada Journal, 19 (2002) [C1]
2002Burke R, 'The Use of First Language in the ESL Classroom', TESOL in Context, 12 16-17 (2002) [C1]
2001Burke R, 'The role of ESL professionals in the promotion of culturally inclusive universities.', TESL Reporter, 34 20-25 (2001) [C1]
2001Burke R, 'Western Names in the classroom: an issue for the ESL profession', TESOL in Context, 11 21-23 (2001) [C1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants2
Total funding$10,977

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20072 grants / $10,977

Piracy a matter of course: Media representations of plagiarism within the Australian International Student Program$9,277

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamDoctor Rachel Burke
SchemeEarly Career Researcher Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0187315
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

FACE Annual Conference, $1,700

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamDoctor Rachel Burke
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0187916
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

CommencedResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2015Topical Structure Analysis of Academic English Written by Vietnamese Learners of English: A Multi-disciplinary Perspective
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
2015The Measures to Improve the Quality of Teaching English in Public High Schools in Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province, Vietnam
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2015ICT Use in the Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Curriculums in Vietnam's Universities
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2015Motivation and Students' Participation in Large and Multi-Level L2 Speaking Classes
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
2015An Investigation into the Adaptation of CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) at College Level at Hue University in Vietnam
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2013Examining Curricular Innovation in EFL Secondary Schooling: A Chilean Context
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2012Developing a Communicative EFL Syllabus for Vietnamese Universities: A Case Study of Action Research in CEF-Based Design at HOU
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
2012Critical Reflections on the Current Debate Regarding the Effects of Explicit and Implicit Instruction on Linguistic Pragmatic Development and its Implications for Vietnamese EFL University Students
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
2011Multiliteracies in the Field of Curriculum Theory
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
2010Investigating a Computer-Assisted Language Learning Approach for the Development of Second Language Word Recognition from Speech
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
2009Innovation of English for Specific Purposes Curricula in Taiwanese Universities
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2007TBA
Education Not Elswr Classified, University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor

Past Supervision

YearResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014The Process Writing Approach in Bhutan: A Case of Cross-National Policy Borrowing
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
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Dr Rachel Burke

Position

Lecturer
School of Education
Faculty of Education and Arts

Contact Details

Emailrachel.burke@newcastle.edu.au
Phone(02) 4921 6707
Fax(02) 4921 7887

Office

RoomHA113
BuildingHunter Building
LocationCallaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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