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Associate Professor Ruth Reynolds

Associate Professor

School of Education

Career Summary

Biography

Associate Professor Ruth Reynolds is leader of the Global Education team (Global Education Research and Teaching) in the school of Education at the University of Newcastle in Australia. She  is editor of the Journal of International Social Studies in the USA and has been advisor and writer for the Australian Curriculum in History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship and Sustainability. She is currently interested in promoting Intercultural Understanding and Global Citizenship for pre-service teachers and is leading a group of Newcastle University pre-service teachers on Study Abroad to China in 2015. Ruth supervises research in citizenship education, elementary social studies, history education, global education, environmental and sustainability education, action research. She is editor of the recent text Contesting and constructing international perspectives in Global Education.

Ruth has been a program convenor in Social Education in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary teacher education. She has been past President of Social Educators Association of Australia (SEAA), past national conference convenor for SEAA, committee member of History Educators Network of Australia, and member of the editorial committee for The Social Educator. She has published six books in teacher education and primary teaching pedagogy, and ten books for teachers in teaching Social Education as well as numerous refereed articles, chapters in books and conference papers in the areas of pedagogy, humanities and social science curriculum and pedagogy, peace education and social justice issues. She has received $140,000 in research grants for projects associated with teacher education including $56,000 from DEEWR for examination of professional experience practices and has a number of teaching grants and consultancies.

In 2010, as a result of conducting cross cultural research into intercultural understandings in young children she was awarded an International Understanding Award by the National Council for the Social Studies in USA. In 2013 she was awarded an Australian Award for University teaching with a citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning for contribution to the Humanities and Social Sciences area of the curriculum. She was a guest editor for Educational Sciences (Basel) with a special edition on Global Citizenship in 2012 and is editor of Journal of International Social Studies, the journal of the International Assembly of the National Council of the Social Studies (US) for 2012-2015.  She is team leader of the Global Education Research and Teaching group (GERT) at the University of Newcastle, a group which focuses on teaching global education across disciplinary areas and on researching the success of their various initiatives. This group has to date earned over $100,000 in research funding.

Research Expertise
Curriculum studies in the social science area including history education, geography education, values education, and the related pedagogy. These curriculum studies have been historically focused but also include contemporary syllabus development and futures studies. I am interested in developing curriculum that leads to improvement in problematic stereotyping and prejudicial behaviours in children. I try to link effective pedagogy with the curriculum knowledge and skills. I also work with schools in developing reflective professional development with regard to pedagogy.

Teaching Expertise
Primary teacher education with an emphasis on social science education. Generic pedagogy Action research and reflective pedagogy Secondary social sciences and history education

Administrative Expertise
Course coordinator of multiple courses Social Science education coordinator Progam convenor - primary and secondary teaching Coordinator Primary education, Ourimbah campus Assistant Dean Teacher Education, Ourimbah campus Deputy Head of School of Education

Collaborations
Currently I am working with a group of colleagues at the University of Newcastle, Dfat and the NSW Professional Teachers' Council to enhance and analyse Global perspectives in teaching approaches used by pre-service teachers. I am also continuing collaboration with the University of Umea in Sweden in work based around young children's global perspectives and intercultural understanding and am also working on projects associated with technology and citizenship education.


Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle
  • Diploma in Education, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Social Science, University of New England
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Civics and citizenship education
  • History education
  • Humanities and Social Sciences teaching
  • Primary education
  • Primary history pedagogy and curriculum
  • Primary pedagogy and curriculum
  • Primary social science education
  • Values education

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
130299Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified30
130399Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified55
139999Education not elsewhere classified15

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/07/2014 - Associate ProfessorUniversity of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia

Academic appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2007 - 31/12/2012Editorial Board - Social Educator Social Educator
Australia
1/02/2006 - 1/12/2007Deputy Head - School of EducationUniversity of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia
1/01/2006 - 1/12/2007Deputy Head of School of EducationUniversity of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia
1/01/2005 - 1/12/2005Deputy Head - School of HummanitiesUniversity of Newcastle
School of Humanities and Social Science
Australia
1/01/2005 - 1/12/2005Deputy Head of School of HumanitiesUniversity of Newcastle
School of Humanities and Social Science
Australia
1/01/2004 - 31/12/2007Membership - History Educator's Network of AustraliaHistory Educator's Network of Australia
Australia
1/07/2002 - 1/12/2007Program convenor - Bachelor of Teaching / Bachelor of Arts (Primary and Secondary) Ourimbah CampusUniversity of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia
1/07/2002 - 1/12/2005Assistant Dean - Teacher Education Faculty of Education and ArtsUniversity of Newcastle
Faculty of Education and Arts
Australia
1/01/2002 - 1/12/2007Program Convenor - Bachelor of Teaching / Bachelor of Arts (Primary and Secondary) OurimbahUniversity of Newcastle
Faculty of Education and Arts
Australia
1/01/2002 - 1/11/2005Assistant Dean - Education Faculty of Education and ArtsUniversity of Newcastle
Faculty of Education and Arts
Australia
1/01/1998 - 1/07/2002Lecturer (HSIE Co-ordinator)University of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia
1/01/1991 - 1/01/1998LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia
1/01/1974 - 1/12/1991Classroom teacherNSW Department of School Education
Australia

Membership

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
National Unit Writing Competition Coordinator Social Educators Association of Australia Inc (SEAA)
Australia
Member - Australian College of EducatorsAustralian College of Educators
Australia
Member - Geography Association (UK)Geography Association (UK)
United Kingdom
Member - PHSIETAPrimary HSIE Teachers Association Inc (PHSIETA)
Australia
NSW Academic Coordinator - Social Educators of Australia AssociationSocial Educators Association of Australia Inc (SEAA)
Australia
Member - Australian Curriculum Studies AssociationAustralian Curriculum Studies Association [ACSA]
Australia
Member - National Council for the Social Studies (US)National Council for the Social Studies
Member - Collaborative Action Researchers Association (UK) Collaborative Action Researchers Association
United Kingdom
Member - Australian and New Zealand History of Education SocietyAustralian and New Zealand History of Education Society
Australia
Member - Primary English Teachers' AssociationPrimary English Teachers' Association
Australia
1/01/2004 - 31/12/2005Committee Member National Conference Australian Association for Research in Education [AARE]
Australia

Awards

Research Award

YearAward
2010International Understanding Award
Unknown

Invitations

Participant

YearTitle / Rationale
2006National Civics and citizenship Conference
Organisation: Curriculum Corporation, Canberra
2006International Peace Research Association Conference
Organisation: International Peace Research Association
2006The Future of Teaching
Organisation: Unknown
2006National Indigenous Education forum - What Works?
Organisation: Unknown
2006National Centre for History Education forum on Teaching Asian History
Organisation: Unknown
2005National Civics and citizenship Conference
Organisation: Curriculum Corporation, Canberra
2004National Seminar History Educators' Network of Australia
Organisation: History Educators' Network of Australia
2004National Centre for History education Teacher Educators meeting
Organisation: The University of Sydney
2004Curriculum History Group
Organisation: Sydney University
2002National Seminar on the Teaching of History
Organisation: Unknown
2001Literature Review 2001-2002
Organisation: Board of Studies
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Publications

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


Book (8 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2015Reynolds RM, Contesting and Constructing International Perspectives in Global Education, SENSE Publishers, Rotterdam, 234 (2015)
2014Reynolds RM, Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in the Primary School, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, 331 (2014) [A4]
2012Reynolds RM, Teaching History, Geography and SOSE in the Primary School, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, VIC, 330 (2012) [A4]
2010McLeod JC, Reynolds RM, Peaceful Pedagogy: Teaching Human Rights Through the Curriculum, David Barlow Publishing, Terrigal, NSW, 166 (2010) [A2]
2009Reynolds RM, Teaching Studies of Society & Environment in the Primary School, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 230 (2009) [A1]
2007McLeod JC, Reynolds RM, Quality Teaching for Quality Learning : Planning Through Reflection, Thomson Social Science Press, South Melbourne, Victoria, 171 (2007) [A1]
2003Reynolds RM, McLeod JC, Planning for Learning, Social Science Press, Tuggerah, 175 (2003) [A2]
2001McLeod JC, Reynolds RM, Weckert CA, Enriching Learning, Social Science Press, Australia, 131 (2001) [A2]
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Chapter (7 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2015Reynolds RM, Bradbery D, Brown J, Donnelly D, Ferguson-Patrick K, Macqueen S, Ross A, 'A values-based Pedagogical Stance: Teaching teachers for Global Education in Australia', The State of Global Education. Learning with the world and its people., Routledge, New York 174-188 (2015)
Co-authorsSuzanne Macqueen, Kate Fergusonpatrick, Debra Donnelly
2015Reynolds RM, 'One Size Fits All? Global Education for Different Educational Audiences', Contesting and Constructing International Perspectives in Global Education, SENSE Publishers, Rotterdam 27-42 (2015)
2015Reynolds RM, 'Introduction: Interpreting Global Education', Contesting and Constructing International Perspectives in Global Education, SENSE Publishers, Rotterdam 1-10 (2015)
2015Reynolds RM, 'One Size Fits All? Global Education for Different Educational Audiences', Contesting and Constructing International Perspectives in Global Education, SENSE Publishers, Rotterdam 27-42 (2015)
2015Reynolds RM, 'Introduction: Interpreting Global Education', Contesting and Constructing International Perspectives in Global Education, SENSE Publishers, Rotterdam 1-10 (2015)
2014Reynolds RM, 'Professional experience in Australian teacher education programs: an overview', Practical Knowledge in Teacher Education: Approaches to teacher internship programmes, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon 90-105 (2014) [B1]
2012Reynolds RM, 'Teaching History in the primary curriculum: Interrogating the Australian curriculum', The Australian Curriculum: Observations of a Journey, Australian Curriculum Studies Association, Canberra 90-95 (2012) [B2]
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Journal article (38 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2015Reynolds RM, 'Technology for teaching Civics and Citizenship: insights from teacher education', The Social Educator, 33 26-38 (2015)
2014Reynolds RM, 'Social Studies teachers as agents of change', Journal of International Social Studies, 4 1-2 (2014) [C3]
2014Reynolds RM, 'Connecting to ¿Others¿ through Social Studies', Journal of International Social Studies, 4 1-5 (2014) [C3]
2014Ferguson Patrick K, MacQueen S, Reynolds R, 'Pre-service teacher perspectives on the importance of global education: World and classroom views', Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 20 470-482 (2014)
DOI10.1080/13540602.2014.881639
Co-authorsKate Fergusonpatrick, Suzanne Macqueen
2014Ferguson Patrick K, MacQueen S, Reynolds R, 'Pre-service teacher perspectives on the importance of global education: World and classroom views', Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 20 470-482 (2014) [C1]

In an era of international multimedia exposure and a global economy, there is no question that global education (GE) must be part of the school curriculum. Effective delivery of G... [more]

In an era of international multimedia exposure and a global economy, there is no question that global education (GE) must be part of the school curriculum. Effective delivery of GE is reliant on adequate teacher preparation. A group of teacher educators at one University sought to raise the profile of GE with pre-service teachers through the integration of global perspectives in various courses. This paper explores pre-service teacher perceptions of the importance of GE and their learning as a result of this emphasis. Additionally, pre-service teacher preferences for further learning about GE are examined. It is apparent that pre-service teachers are interested in GE, especially in terms of how they can incorporate it in their teaching and, with exposure over a number of semesters student understandings develop, creating better prepared teachers of GE. Not surprisingly, these students were primarily focused on their future classroom practices rather than their role in the world more generally. Additionally, it was clearly evident that unique GE approaches were linked to specific teaching disciplines, an indication that GE continues to be a difficult concept to incorporate without explicit guidance for integration, something not always easy in a university setting. © 2014 Taylor and Francis.

DOI10.1080/13540602.2014.881639
Co-authorsSuzanne Macqueen, Kate Fergusonpatrick
2014Reynolds RM, Dixon N, Ross A, 'Sustaining Sustainability at Bungwahl Public School', Conversations-Journal of NSW Association for Environmental Education, 2 16-17 (2014) [O1]
2014Edge K, Reynolds RM, O'Toole M, 'Quality teaching; ¿Classroom Pedagogical Alignment¿ and why teachers teach as they do.', International Journal of Pedagogies & Learning, 9 211-227 (2014) [C1]
Co-authorsMitch Otoole
2013Reynolds RM, 'Global initiatives: Contributions of Social Studies educators to global learning.', Journal of International Social Studies, 1-3 (2013) [C3]
2013Reynolds RM, 'Re-Shaping Education for Citizenship. Democratic National Citizenship in Hong Kong.', The Journal of Educational Research, 106 12-15 (2013)
2013Reynolds R, Ferguson-Patrick K, McCormack A, 'Dancing in the ditches: reflecting on the capacity of a university/school partnership to clarify the role of a teacher educator', European Journal of Teacher Education, 36 307-319 (2013) [C1]
DOI10.1080/02619768.2012.755514Author URL
CitationsScopus - 3
Co-authorsKate Fergusonpatrick
2013Southgate EL, Reynolds RM, Howley PP, 'Professional experience as a wicked problem in initial teacher education', Teaching and Teacher Education, 31 13-22 (2013) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 5Web of Science - 5
Co-authorsPeter Howley, Erica Southgate
2013Brown JR, Donnelly D, Bradberry D, Ferguson-Patrick K, Macqueen S, Reynolds R, 'Teaching Global Education: Lessons Learned for Classroom Teachers', Ethos, 21 18-22 (2013) [C2]
Co-authorsDebbie Bradbery, Joanna Brown, Debra Donnelly, Suzanne Macqueen, Kate Fergusonpatrick
2013Reynolds RM, Vinterek M, 'Globalization and classroom practice: insights on learning about the world in Swedish and Australian schools', Nordidactica, 2013 104-130 (2013) [C1]
2012Reynolds RM, 'Editorial. Social studies, democracy and global service', Journal of International Social Studies, 2 1-5 (2012) [C3]
2012Reynolds RM, 'Civics and citizenship education in its global context: The complexity of global citizenship dialogues [Editorial]', Education Sciences, 2 190-192 (2012) [C3]
2011Reynolds R, 'Teaching history in primary school: Interrogating the Australian Curriculum', Curriculum Perspectives, 31 78-83 (2011)
2011Reynolds RM, 'Teaching history in primary school: Interrogating the Australian curriculum', Curriculum Perspectives, 31 78-83 (2011) [C1]
2010Reynolds RM, 'The use of tertiary texts in Australia', Journal of International Social Studies, 1 48-49 (2010) [C3]
2010Reynolds RM, Brown JR, 'Social justice and school linkages in teacher education programmes', European Journal of Teacher Education, 33 405-419 (2010) [C1]
DOI10.1080/02619768.2010.529124
CitationsScopus - 5Web of Science - 5
Co-authorsJoanna Brown
2010Reynolds RM, Lane SM, 'Engaging with difference: Using the arts and the community to help children connect with others', Curriculum Matters, 6 120-141 (2010) [C1]
2010McLeod JC, Reynolds RM, 'Teaching Human Rights across the curriculum', Ethos, 18 17-20 (2010) [C3]
2009Reynolds RM, 'Cultures education', PHIESTA, 5 3-9 (2009) [C2]
2009Kusmawan U, O'Toole JM, Reynolds RM, Bourke SF, 'Beliefs, attitudes, intentions and locality: The impact of different teaching approaches on the ecological affinity of Indonesian secondary school students', International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 18 157-169 (2009) [C1]
DOI10.1080/10382040903053927
CitationsScopus - 4
Co-authorsSid Bourke, Mitch Otoole
2009Reynolds RM, 'SEAA response to the national curriculum framing paper on the history curriculum', The Social Educator, 27 4-6 (2009) [C3]
2008Reynolds RM, 'Making a difference: Multidimensional citizenship education in a changing world', The Social Educator, 26 5-6 (2008) [C3]
2008Reynolds RM, 'The essential conference: Some snapshots from the days before, during and after a conference', The Social Educator, 26 7-8 (2008) [C3]
2008Kusmawan U, Reynolds RM, 'An analysis of elementary teachers' understanding of citizenship and environmental issues: A perspective from Indonesia', The Social Educator, 26 4-10 (2008) [C1]
2008Reynolds RM, Lane SM, 'Using creative arts and geography to promote the celebration of diversity', Education Connect, - 14-15 (2008) [C3]
2008Reynolds RM, 'The use of historical fiction to promote a critical citizenry', Curriculum Perspectives, 28 1-10 (2008) [C1]
2007Kusmawan U, Reynolds RM, O'Toole JM, 'Developing action competence in environmental education: An Indonesian case study', The Social Educator, 25 1-7 (2007) [C1]
Co-authorsMitch Otoole
2006Reynolds RM, 'The Values in Historical Fiction: Avenues to Global Citizenship', The Social Educator, 24 29-33 (2006) [C3]
2006Reynolds RM, 'Historic Fiction & Citizenship Building: Whose Values Are We Teaching Now?', International Journal of Learning, 13 123-128 (2006) [C1]
2005Reynolds RM, 'What do our children think of the world?', Ethos, 13 6-14 (2005) [C3]
2005Reynolds RM, 'The values in historical fiction', Contact: the Bulletin of the History Educators' Network Australia, 11-15 (2005) [C3]
2004Reynolds RM, 'Children's Attitudes to the World', The Social Educator, 22 52-61 (2004) [C1]
2001Reynolds RM, 'A Framework for researching syllabus development and curriculum change', Curriculum Perspectives, 21 (3) 1-11 (2001) [C1]
1999Reynolds RM, 'Citizenship and geography education: The role of NSW Geography syllabuses since World War II', History of Education Review, 28 (2) 60-72 (1999) [C1]
1998Reynolds RM, 'Some issues arising in NSW Human Society and its environment for primary schools', The Social Educator, 16 (2) 24-31 (1998) [C1]
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Conference (44 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2015Milligan AM, Reynolds RM, 'Ethics and citizenship education "down under"', https://conference.nie.edu.sg/2015/, Singapore (2015)
2014Ferguson-Patrick K, Macqueen S, Reynolds RM, 'Global Education in elementary school settings: Practices and barriers seen through professional experiences.', NCSS proceedings, Boston (2014) [O1]
2014Reynolds RM, 'i-pads to citizenship:using technology to build participative engagement', http://sceaa.org.au/2014conference.html, Canberra (2014) [E3]
2014Reynolds RM, Bradbery D, Brown J, Donnelly D, Ferguson Patrick K, Macqueen S, 'Building a Global Education perspective in teacher education', Abstracts. Pacific Circle Consortium Conference, Sydney (2014) [E3]
Co-authorsDebbie Bradbery, Joanna Brown, Kate Fergusonpatrick, Debra Donnelly, Suzanne Macqueen
2012Reynolds RM, 'Geographical map knowledge as an indicator of children's views of the world; research from Sweden and Australia.', ww.kau.se/nordidactica/samtliga-nummer/nordidactica-20131, Karlstad University, Sweden. (2012)
2012Reynolds RM, 'Teaching global perspectives in primary history education in Australia', 2012 Program of the International Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies, Seattle (2012) [E3]
2012Edge KR, Reynolds RM, O'Toole JM, ''Typical HSIE pedagogy' - Quality Teaching in NSW HSIE Classrooms', AARE 2012 Conference Proceedings & Program, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E1]
Co-authorsMitch Otoole
2012Ferguson-Patrick SK, MacQueen SE, Reynolds RM, 'Global education in teacher education programs: Views from pre-service teachers', AARE 2012 Conference Proceedings & Program, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E1]
Co-authorsKate Fergusonpatrick, Suzanne Macqueen
2012Reynolds RM, Brown JR, Bradbery DR, Donnelly DJ, Ferguson-Patrick SK, MacQueen SE, 'Globalizing teacher training: Embedding global education perspectives in multi-disciplinary pre-service teacher programs', AARE 2012 Conference Proceedings & Program, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E1]
Co-authorsDebra Donnelly, Suzanne Macqueen, Debbie Bradbery, Kate Fergusonpatrick, Joanna Brown
2011MacQueen SE, Ferguson-Patrick SK, Bradbery DR, Donnelly DJ, McLeod JC, Reynolds RM, 'Integrating global education with teacher education', BERA Annual Conference. Final Programme, London (2011) [E3]
Co-authorsKate Fergusonpatrick, Suzanne Macqueen, Debra Donnelly, Debbie Bradbery
2010Reynolds RM, 'Peaceful Pedagogy: Vision & Philosophy', IPRA 2010 Communicating Peace: International Peace Research Association conference: Abstracts, Sydney, Australia (2010) [E3]
2010Bradbery DR, Reynolds RM, 'Using an integrated curriculum to enhance primary students' understanding of global citizenship', Learning for Life: Sustainability, Global Citizenship and Social Justice. SEAA Biennial Conference with SASOSE Annual Conference, Adelaide, SA (2010) [E1]
Co-authorsDebbie Bradbery
2010Reynolds RM, 'Peaceful pedagogy 1: The role of human rights education in developing a culture of peace in schools', Learning for Life: Sustainability, Global Citizenship and Social Justice. SEAA Biennial Conference with SASOSE Annual Conference. Paper Sessions - Full Abstracts, Adelaide, SA (2010) [E3]
2010Reynolds RM, Williams CA, Brown JR, 'Social justice and school communities: Using a school linkage program to further students' undertsandings of social justice', Learning for Life: Sustainability, Global Citizenship and Social Justice. SEAA Biennial Conference with SASOSE Annual Conference. Paper Sessions - Full Abstracts, Adelaide, SA (2010) [E3]
Co-authorsCheryl Williams, Joanna Brown
2010Reynolds RM, Vinterek M, 'Learning to be global citizens: A comparative study of Australian and Swedish children's knowledge and attitudes to the world', Paper presented at National Council for the Social Studies conference, Denver, CO (2010) [E3]
2010Reynolds RM, Bradbery DR, Donnelly DJ, Ferguson-Patrick SK, MacQueen SE, McLeod JC, 'Global education in teacher education - reflections on initiatives across programs in one university', Paper presented at National Council for the Social Studies conference, Denver, CO (2010) [E3]
Co-authorsDebbie Bradbery, Kate Fergusonpatrick, Debra Donnelly, Suzanne Macqueen
2010Reynolds RM, Bradbery DR, Donnelly DJ, Ferguson-Patrick SK, MacQueen SE, McLeod JC, 'Teaching global education - individual stories of working the politics of teacher education', Paper presented to Collaborative Action Research Network conference, Cambridge, UK (2010) [E3]
Co-authorsSuzanne Macqueen, Debra Donnelly, Kate Fergusonpatrick, Debbie Bradbery
2010Ferguson-Patrick SK, Bradbery DR, Donnelly DJ, MacQueen SE, McLeod JC, Reynolds RM, 'Global Education with pre-service primary teachers: an integrated approach', Paper presented to the Enhancing Learning Experiences in Higher Education: International Conference, Hong Kong (2010) [E3]
Co-authorsKate Fergusonpatrick, Debra Donnelly, Suzanne Macqueen, Debbie Bradbery
2010MacQueen SE, Bradbery DR, Donnelly DJ, Ferguson-Patrick SK, McLeod JC, Reynolds RM, 'Integrating for global education with preservice teachers', AARE International Education Research Conference - 2010, Melbourne, Vic (2010) [E3]
Co-authorsKate Fergusonpatrick, Debra Donnelly, Suzanne Macqueen, Debbie Bradbery
2009Reynolds RM, 'The pedagogy of history and citizenship education', ACSA's 2009 Biennial Conference Program, Canberra, ACT (2009) [E3]
2009Reynolds RM, Lane SM, 'Crossing boundaries between cultures and disciplines: Using geography and creative arts to build bridges with community groups in one school', Australian Teacher Education Association Annual Conference Proceedings Archive, Albury, NSW (2009) [E1]
2008Arandale K, Gadd T, Nicholls K, Reynolds RM, 'Stories of the river: Capturing our heritage at Karuah School', SEAA Conference Proceedings, Newcastle, NSW (2008) [E3]
2008Reynolds RM, Brown JR, Williams CA, 'Citizenship and service learning: Can school/university partnerships enhance student teachers' sense of citizenship through service learning?', SEAA Conference Proceedings, Newcastle, NSW (2008) [E1]
Co-authorsJoanna Brown, Cheryl Williams
2007Brown JR, Reynolds RM, Williams CA, 'The LINKS Program: The complexities of a university-school connection', AARE 2007 Conference: Index to Conference Papers, Abstracts and Symposia, Fremantle, Victoria, Australia (2007) [E1]
Co-authorsCheryl Williams, Joanna Brown
2007McCormack AC, Reynolds RM, Ferguson-Patrick SK, 'Supporting action research/learning in schools through academic partnerships', Proceedings of the Australian Association for Research in Education 2006 Annual Conference, Adelaide (2007) [E1]
Co-authorsKate Fergusonpatrick
2007Kusmawan U, Reynolds RM, O'Toole JM, 'Environmental beliefs and attitudes: An analysis on ecological affinity among the secondary science students in Indonesia', Proceedings of the Australian Association for Research in Education 2006 Annual Conference, Adelaide (2007) [E2]
Co-authorsMitch Otoole
2007Reynolds RM, 'Active citizenship should drive curriculum', 3rd ACEL-Microsoft Online Conference on Innovative Teaching and Learning. Discussion Papers, Online (2007) [E3]
2007Reynolds RM, 'Historic fiction and the teaching of citizenship', 2007 HICE proceedings, Honolulu, Hawaii (2007) [E1]
2007Reynolds RM, Williams CA, Brown JR, 'Building school/university partnerships through student service learning experiences', 2007 HICE proceedings, Honolulu, Hawaii (2007) [E1]
Co-authorsJoanna Brown, Cheryl Williams
2007Williams CA, Reynolds RM, Brown JR, 'Learning about teaching through school/university partnerships', Australian Teacher Education Association 35th Annual Conference. Quality in Teacher Education: Considering Different Perspectives and Agendas. Conference Proceedings Archive, Wollongong (2007) [E1]
Co-authorsCheryl Williams, Joanna Brown
2007Ferguson-Patrick SK, McCormack AC, Reynolds RM, 'Academic partners mentoring action research: Reflecting on the learning process from multiple perspectives', Differing Perceptions of the Participative Elements of Action Research, Nottingham, UK (2007) [E2]
Co-authorsKate Fergusonpatrick
2006Reynolds RM, McCormack AC, Ferguson-Patrick SK, 'University/School Partnerships: Journeys of Three Academic Partners', AARE 05. Education Research. Creative Dissent: Constructive Solutions, Parramatta, Sydney, Australia (2006) [E2]
Co-authorsKate Fergusonpatrick
2006Reynolds RM, 'Historical Fiction and the teaching of Citizenship', Hawaii International Conference on Education - 2007, Hawaii, United States (2006) [E2]
2006Reynolds RM, Brown JR, Williams CA, 'Building School /University partnerships throughout student service learning experiences', Hawaii International Conference on Education 2007 - Conference Proceedings, Hawaii, United States (2006) [E2]
Co-authorsCheryl Williams, Joanna Brown
2006Ferguson-Patrick SK, McCormack AC, Reynolds RM, 'Academic partners mentoring action research: Reflecting on the learning process from multiple perspectives', Extending Professionalism, Improving Pratice: Exploring the Impact of Action Research, Nottingham, United Kingdom (2006) [E2]
Co-authorsKate Fergusonpatrick
2005Reynolds RM, 'Where is that place? Primary children's attitudes to and knowledge of the world', AARE 2004 Conference Papers Collection, Melbourne, Australia (2005) [E2]
2004Reynolds RM, 'Mapping in Primary School', Geography Bulletin, NSW (2004) [E1]
2004Reynolds RM, 'Where is that place? Primary children's attitudes to and knowledge of the world', Australian Association for Research in Education 2004 Abstracts, Melbourne (2004) [E2]
2004Grushka KM, McLeod JC, Reynolds RM, 'Reflective practice in teacher education: theory and practice in one Australian university', Conference Paper, Gloucester, England (2004) [E2]
Co-authorsKath Grushka
2002Reynolds RM, Grushka K, 'Mentoring in a university/senior high school collegiate. A study of the leanring environment and the mentor/protege relationship', AARE Conference Papers and Abstracts on the WWW and on disk, Brisbane (2002) [E2]
2002Reynolds RM, Grushka K, 'Mentoring in a university/senior high shcool collegaite. a study of the learning environment and the mentor/protege relationship', AARE conference Papers and Abstracts on the WWW and on disk, Brisbane (2002) [E2]
2002Grushka KM, Reynolds RM, 'A Study of the Learning Environment and the Mentor/Mentee Relationship', AARE 2002 Conference Papers, Brisbane (2002) [E2]
Co-authorsKath Grushka
2001Reynolds RM, 'A model for researching syllabus development and curriculum change', AARE 2000 - Conference papers, Sydney (2001) [E2]
2000Reynolds RM, 'Framework for studying curriculum change', AARE-NZARE Sydney 2000 - Education Research: Towards an Optimistic Future- Abstracts, Sydney 4-7 December (2000) [E3]
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Other (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Reynolds RM, O'Mahony C, Lane S, Soden G, 'Musin in/ and social studies teaching in the Youtube world', ( pp.55): NCSS (2013) [O1]
2013Reynolds RM, O'Mahony C, Soden G, Lane S, 'Bare naked ladies sing The Blues: Music is Social Studies', ( pp.107): NCSS conference proceedings (2013) [O1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants18
Total funding$225,628

Click on a grant title below to expand the full details for that specific grant.


20142 grants / $61,572

Project to assess intercultural competency in preservice and in service teachers$30,786

Funding body: Professional Teachers Council of NSW

Funding bodyProfessional Teachers Council of NSW
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds, Mrs Deborah Bradbery, Mrs Jo Brown, Doctor Debra Donnelly, Doctor Kate Ferguson-Patrick, Mrs Suzanne MacQueen
SchemeGlobal Education Project NSW
RoleLead
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1400717
Type Of FundingOther Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category2OPC
UONY

Project to assess intercultural competency in preservice and in service teachers$30,786

Funding body: Professional Teachers Council of NSW

Funding bodyProfessional Teachers Council of NSW
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds, Mrs Deborah Bradbery, Mrs Jo Brown, Doctor Debra Donnelly, Doctor Kate Ferguson-Patrick, Mrs Suzanne MacQueen
SchemeGlobal Education Project NSW
RoleLead
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1400717
Type Of FundingNot Known
CategoryUNKN
UONY

20131 grants / $1,500

93rd NCSS Annual Conference, St Louis, Missouri, 20-24 November 2013$1,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2013
Funding Finish2013
GNoG1300987
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20121 grants / $1,500

Globalization and School Subjects - Challenges for Civics, History, Geography and Religious Education, Karlstad University, 13 - 14 December 2012$1,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2012
Funding Finish2012
GNoG1200908
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20111 grants / $750

Australian Association for Research In Education (AARE), hotel Grnd Chancellor, Hobart, 27/11/2011 - 1/12/2011$750

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2011
Funding Finish2011
GNoG1100829
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20101 grants / $82,454

Global Education in Teacher Education$82,454

Funding body: AusAID (Australian Agency for International Development)

Funding bodyAusAID (Australian Agency for International Development)
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds, Mrs Deborah Bradbery, Mrs Jo Brown, Doctor Debra Donnelly, Doctor Kate Ferguson-Patrick, Mrs Suzanne MacQueen, Doctor Julie McLeod, Mr Rob Metcalfe
SchemeGlobal Education Program
RoleLead
Funding Start2010
Funding Finish2010
GNoG1000821
Type Of FundingOther Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category2OPC
UONY

20092 grants / $2,529

Learning to be Global Citizens: a comparative study$1,674

Funding body: National Council for the Social Studies

Funding bodyNational Council for the Social Studies
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds, Professor Monika Vinterek
SchemeInternational Understanding Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2009
Funding Finish2009
GNoG0900109
Type Of FundingInternational - Non Competitive
Category3IFB
UONY

ACSA Curriculum: a national conversation, Canberra, 2-4 October 2009$855

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2009
Funding Finish2009
GNoG0190586
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20082 grants / $58,563

Comparative analysis of two contrasting approaches to professional experience$56,063

Funding body: Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Funding bodyDepartment of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds, Associate Professor David Palmer, Doctor Erica Southgate
SchemeProject Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2008
Funding Finish2008
GNoG0189462
Type Of FundingOther Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category2OPC
UONY

National Councilforhte Social Studies (US), Houston, 12/11/208 - 16/11/2008$2,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2008
Funding Finish2008
GNoG0189584
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20071 grants / $1,500

Hawaii International Cnference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, 6/1/2007 - 9/1/2007$1,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0187007
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20061 grants / $1,500

Learning Conference (Education), 22-25 June 2006$1,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2006
Funding Finish2006
GNoG0186526
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20051 grants / $575

Australian Association of Research in Education International Conference, 27 November to 1 December 2005$575

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2005
Funding Finish2005
GNoG0185982
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20041 grants / $2,400

Reflection as a Catalyst for Change - Annual Conference of the Institute of Reflective Practice, 23-25 June 2004, UK$2,400

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2004
Funding Finish2004
GNoG0184133
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20031 grants / $785

Social Educators' Association of Australia - National Conference, Melbourne, Victoria 9-12 July, 2003$785

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2003
Funding Finish2003
GNoG0183077
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20021 grants / $0

Enhancing the participation rate of single parent female student from low socio economic background in education programs at the Central Coast Campus.$0

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project Team
SchemeUnknown
RoleLead
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2003
GNo
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

19981 grants / $4,000

History and geography syllabus development in NSW 1967-1989: A shared vision of Human Society and Its Environment? A study of changes to geography and history s$4,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds
SchemeNew Staff Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start1998
Funding Finish1998
GNoG0177957
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

19951 grants / $6,000

Teaching for understanding in social education$6,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamAssociate Professor Ruth Reynolds
SchemeEnhancement of The Research Skills Base
RoleLead
Funding Start1995
Funding Finish1995
GNoG0175440
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

CommencedResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2015ICT-Pedagogy Integration in Bangladesh School Education: Content Adaptation to Native Language
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2015Art Studio Learning: Connecting Self; Other; World
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
2013Sustainable Futures: Avenues to Global Citizenship
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2012Keep the Flame Burning: Exploring the Barriers that inhibit the effective teaching of the Arts in Primary Schools
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2007Examining the link - an exploration into the factors that contribute to successful links between student teachers and primary schools.
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Sole Supervisor

Past Supervision

YearResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014Establishing a Democracy Classroom: Cooperative Learning and Good Teaching
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2013Storytelling Engagement in the Classroom: Observable Behavioural Cues of Children's Story Experiences
Studies In Human Society, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
2012'Playing It Safe' Quality Teaching in Expert Teacher Classrooms
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Principal Supervisor
2007An Analysis of Student Environmental Attitudes and Their Impact on Promoting Sustainable Environmental Citizenship: A Multi-Site Study in Indonesian Secondary Schools
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
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Associate Professor Ruth Reynolds

Position

Associate Professor
School of Education
Faculty of Education and Arts

Contact Details

Emailruth.reynolds@newcastle.edu.au
Phone(02) 4348 4110 Ourimbah (02) 4921 7823 Callaghan
Fax(02) 4348 4075 Ourimbah (02) 4921 7887 Callaghan

Office

RoomHO1.20 Ourimbah/HA67 Callaghan
BuildingCCC Humanities Office Callaghan Hunter Building
LocationOurimbah/Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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