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Biography

Suzanne Macqueen is a Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Newcastle, teaching courses related to primary social studies curriculum, classroom management, literacy and professional preparation. She has a Master of Education (Research) on the topic of between-class achievement grouping for literacy and numeracy classes in primary schools. She is currently undertaking PhD research related to the impact of widening participation initiatives in teacher education. She is also involved in research projects studying  equity in higher education and Global Education.

Qualifications

  • Master of Education, University of Newcastle, 10/03/2009
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours), 07/05/1998
  • Graduate Certificate Practice of Tertiary Teaching, University of Newcastle, 10/12/2007

Research

Research keywords

  • Grouping of students
  • Primary education
  • Teacher education

Research expertise

Completed a Master of Education (Research) study involving different class organisational structures in primary schools, and their effects on teaching, learning and student attitudes towards school.

Currently undertaking PhD study through the University of Queensland regarding the experiences of non-traditional students in higher education.

Involved in teaching and researching Global Education.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
130103Higher Education50
130313Teacher Education And Professional Development Of Educators30
130200Curriculum And Pedagogy20

Collaboration

Primary education

Teacher education

Global Education

Equity in education

Student grouping

Administrative

Administrative expertise

Has coordinated courses with student enrolment from 12 - 270, incorporating field experiences.

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Behaviour management
  • Primary English
  • Primary teacher training
  • Professional experience

Teaching expertise

Trained primary teacher, Has been teaching various primary teacher training courses at the University since 2000. These courses are primarily in the area of literacy. Has also supervised students in all levels of practicum.

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Highlighted Publications

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YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Macqueen SE, 'Grouping for inequity', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION, 17 295-309 (2013) [C1]
2012MacQueen SE, 'Academic outcomes from between-class achievement grouping: The Australian primary context', Australian Educational Researcher, 39 59-73 (2012) [C1]

Publications

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Journal article (6 outputs)

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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]
2013Macqueen SE, 'Grouping for inequity', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION, 17 295-309 (2013) [C1]
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]
2012MacQueen SE, 'Academic outcomes from between-class achievement grouping: The Australian primary context', Australian Educational Researcher, 39 59-73 (2012) [C1]
2010MacQueen SE, 'Primary teacher attitudes in achievement-based literacy classes', Issues in Educational Research, 20 118-136 (2010) [C1]
2009MacQueen SE, 'Preservice teaching and values education: Achieving authenticity', The Social Educator, 27 16-22 (2009) [C1]
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Conference (15 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
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]
2012MacQueen SE, 'Studying the experiences of non-traditional students in teacher education', AARE 2012 Conference Proceedings & Program, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E1]
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]
2012MacQueen SE, Southgate EL, Scevak JJ, Clement ND, 'It's HEPPP to be fair! Approaches to supporting the learning and well-being of low SES students in higher education', AARE 2012 Conference Proceedings & Program, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E3]
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]
2011MacQueen SE, 'Implications of widening participation for teacher education', BERA Annual Conference. Abstracts., London (2011) [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]
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]
2010MacQueen SE, 'School organisation of students: What does it teach about 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]
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]
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]
2010MacQueen SE, 'Teachers as practitioners and professionals', AARE International Education Research Conference - 2010, Melbourne, Vic (2010) [E3]
2009MacQueen SE, 'Grouping primary students by achievement for literacy and numeracy instruction: Who wins?', National Conference for Teachers of English and Literacy: Bridging Divides: Non-Refereed Papers, Hobart, TAS (2009) [E2]
2009MacQueen SE, 'Between-class achievement grouping for literacy and numeracy: Academic outcomes for primary students', AARE 2008 Conference Papers Collection: Proceedings, Brisbane, QLD (2009) [E2]
2008MacQueen SE, 'Values education through authentic integration: An example', SEAA Conference Proceedings, Newcastle, NSW (2008) [E1]
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Grants and Funding

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Number of grants10
Total funding$198,933

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2014 (3 grants)

Equity groups and predictors of academic success in higher education.$54,700
Funding Body: National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE)

Project Team
Doctor Jill Scevak, Doctor Erica Southgate, Mrs Suzanne MacQueen, Doctor Mark Rubin, Dr Heather Douglas
SchemeRole
Research Grants ProgramInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$54,70020142014
GNo:G1400235

Project to assess intercultural competency in preservice and in service teachers$30,786
Funding Body: Professional Teachers Council of NSW

Project Team
Associate Professor Ruth Reynolds, Mrs Deborah Bradbery, Mrs Jo Brown, Doctor Debra Donnelly, Ms Kate Ferguson-Patrick, Mrs Suzanne MacQueen
SchemeRole
Global Education Project NSWInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,78620142015
GNo:G1400717

AARE-NZARE 2014, Brisbane Australia, 30 - 4 December 2014.$1,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Mrs Suzanne MacQueen
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,00020142014
GNo:G1401011

2013 (1 grants)

AARE 2013 (Australian Association for Research in Education), Hilton Adelaide, 1-5 December 2013$750
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Mrs Suzanne MacQueen
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$75020132013
GNo:G1301028

2011 (1 grants)

Teaching and learning Project Grant$9,499
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

SchemeRole
Promote and support development of strategic, sustainable initiatives to enhance the quality of teaching and learning at the University of newcastleInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$9,49920112011
GNo:130189988

2010 (1 grants)

Global Education in Teacher Education$79,954
Funding Body: AusAID (Australian Agency for International Development)

Project Team
Associate Professor Ruth Reynolds, Mrs Deborah Bradbery, Mrs Jo Brown, Doctor Debra Donnelly, Ms Kate Ferguson-Patrick, Mrs Suzanne MacQueen, Doctor Julie McLeod, Mr Rob Metcalfe
SchemeRole
Global Education ProgramInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$79,95420102014
GNo:G1000821

2009 (1 grants)

Bridging Divides, Hobart, 9-12 July 2009$1,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Mrs Suzanne MacQueen
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,00020092009
GNo:G0190351

2008 (2 grants)

2008 Equity Research Fellowship - Teaching Relief$19,077
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Mrs Suzanne MacQueen
SchemeRole
Equity Research FellowshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$19,07720082008
GNo:G0188211

AARE - International Educational Research Conference, Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Kelvin Grove, 30/11/2008 - 4/12/2008$1,167
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Mrs Suzanne MacQueen
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,16720082008
GNo:G0189511

2007 (1 grants)

The effects of regrouping students for literacy and numeracy in primary schools$1,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Mrs Suzanne MacQueen
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,00020072007
GNo:G0187826
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions1
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.25

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20102017PhD (Education)Co-SupervisorThe Literacy Load of Science
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Mrs Suzanne MacQueen

Work Phone(02) 4921 5698
Fax(02) 4921 7887
Email
PositionLecturer
School of Education
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Office
HA97,
Hunter,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/suzanne-macqueen