Dr Matthew Wilson-Wheeler
School of Education
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Matt Wilson-Wheeler is a convenor of the primary teacher education program at the Ourimbah campus of the University of Newcastle and has been involved in Intitial Teacher Education in New Zealand and Australia for the last ten years. He is interested in exploring the production of academic subjectivities and how they are traversed by psychologising discourses and furthermore, how this knowledge might be used to inform practice and policy. In addition he is interested in the implementation and use of information and communication technologies in 21st classrooms.
Current Work: Currently, Matt is writing up his doctoral thesis examining the discursive constitution of academic ‘underachievement’. Specifically, his thesis aims to hegemonic understandings of academic ‘underachievement’by considering the complexity of the discourses that constitute primary school students academic subjectivities.
- Doctor of Philosophy, University of Newcastle
- Bachelor of Arts, University of Otago - New Zealand
- Master of Arts (Psychology), University of Otago - New Zealand
- Primary teacher education
- critical psychology
- educational psychology
- gender issues in education
Fields of Research
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School of Education
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Chapter (1 outputs)
Wilson-Wheeler MM, '¿How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?¿ Troubling the Psy-gaze in the Qualitative Analysis and Representation of Educational Subjects¿.', Interrupting the Psy-Disciplines in Education, Palgrave McMillan, London 203-220 (2016) [B1]
Grants and Funding
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20171 grants / $9,830
Investigating the pedagogical environment of a Central Coast Indigenous School: Developing a culturally appropriate research design $9,830
Funding body: University of Newcastle