A/Prof. Dawn Joseph

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor of Education (Arts Education)

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Higher Diploma in Education, University of Witwatersrand, 1987
Bachelor of Music (Education), University of Witwatersrand, 1989
Bachelor of Education, University of Witwatersrand, 1991
Master of Education, University of Witwatersrand, 1995
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Pretoria, 1999

Contact

dawn.joseph@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46284

Research interests

Multiculturalism, Culture and Diversity
African Music in Schools
Music Education
Teacher Education
Teacher Change and Professional Development
Ageing and Well-being in the Arts

Affiliations

School of Education Advisory Board Committee
School of Education Teaching and Learning Subcommittee
School of Education Pre-service Subcommittee

Professional activities

Member of the:
International Society for Music Education (ISME)
Pan African Society for Musical Arts Education(PASMAE)
American Educators Research Association (AERA)
Australian and New Zealand Association for Research in Music Education (ANZARME)
Australian Society for Music Education (ASME)
Victorian Orff Schulwerk Association (VOSA)
Association of Music Educators (Vic) (aMuse)
Royal School of Church Music (RSCM)
May Day Group - Action for Change in Music Education

Editorial board:
International Journal of Music Education (Practice)
International Journal of Higher Education
Teacher Development: An International Journal of Teacher Professional Development
Australian Journal of Music Education
Victorian Journal of Music Education
Australian Online Journal of Arts Education

Projects

African Music in Primary Teacher Education
Eclectic Music Pedagogies in Cross Cultural Contexts
Multiculturalism, Culture and Diversity
Teacher change
Teacher identity
Community music making
Teaching African Music to Pre-Service Teacher Education Students
Melbourne Teacher perspectives on Teaching African Music
Intercultural attitudes of Pre-service Music Education students
Ageing and wellbeing in the Arts

Publications

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2017

If you're happy and you know it: Music engagement and subjective wellbeing

M Weinberg, D Joseph

(2017), Vol. 45, pp. 257-267, Psychology of Music, United Kingdom, C1

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"Surf and Turf" in higher education: an Australian music education case study

D Joseph

(2017), Vol. 24, pp. 47-57, International journal of learning in higher education, Champaign, Ill., C1

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Changing the world one voice at a time: philanthropy and community choirs in Australia

J Southcott, D Joseph

(2017), pp. 1-13, Creative industries journal, London, Eng., C1

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2016

Promoting cultural understandings through song across the Tasman: pre-service primary teacher education

D Joseph, R Trinick

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 201-215, Intercultural education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Composing, performing, and reflecting: teaching and learning in higher education

D Joseph

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 21-31, International journal of arts education, Champaign, Ill., C1

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The power of play: preparing international higher education students for practicum

D Joseph, E Rouse

(2016), Vol. 39, pp. 137-145, HERDSA 2016 : The Shape of Higher Education : Proceedings of the 39th Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia International Conference, Freemantle, Western Australia, E1

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Forty years on: a case study of a group of singers over sixty in South Africa

C van Niekerk, D Joseph, R Page-Ships

(2016), pp. 298-305, ISME 2016 : Proceedings of the International Society for Music Education 32nd World Conference on Music Education, Glasgow, Scotland, E1

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Promoting cultural diversity: African music in Australian teacher education

D Joseph

(2016), Vol. 50, pp. 98-109, Australian journal of music education, Adelaide, S.Aust., C1

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2015

Tertiary educators' voices in Australia and South Africa: experiencing and engaging in African music and culture

D Joseph

(2015), Vol. 33, pp. 290-303, International journal of music education, London, Eng., C1

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Singing in La Voce Della Luna Italian women's choir in Melbourne, Australia

J Southcott, D Joseph

(2015), Vol. 33, pp. 91-102, International journal of music education, London, Eng., C1

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Singing and companionship in the Hawthorn University of the Third-Age Choir, Australia

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2015), Vol. 34, pp. 334-347, International journal of lifelong education, London, Eng., C1

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Changes, challenges, and successes facing secondary pre-service teacher education in Australia

D Joseph

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 11-23, International journal of learning in higher education, Champaign, Ill., C1

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We did the how to teach it: music teaching and learning in higher education in Australia

D Joseph

(2015), Vol. 40, pp. 1-14, Australian journal of teacher education, Perth, W.A., C1

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Promoting African music and enhancing intercultural understanding in teacher education

D Joseph, K Hartwig

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 1-13, Journal of university teaching and learning practice, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1

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2014

Creating a community of learning: school-based partnerships and onsite professional development in tertiary courses

D Joseph

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 37-47, International journal of humanities education, Champaign, Illinois, C1

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Arts education partnerships in Australia: spaces and places for teaching and learning

D Joseph, H Champion

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 25-36, International journal of arts education, Champaign, Illinois, C1

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Interpretative phenomenological analysis

D Joseph

(2014), pp. 145-165, Research methodologies in music education, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, B1

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Opportunities and challenges : preparing generalist teacher education students in music education in Australia

D Joseph

(2014), Vol. 12, pp. 13-26, International journal of humanities education, Champaign, Illinois, C1

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Creating a space and place for culture bearers within tertiary institutions: Experiencing East African dance songs in South Africa

D Joseph

(2014), Vol. 10, pp. 22-33, e-journal of studies in music education, Christchurch, N. Z., C1

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Spirituality, music, and wellbeing : sharing insights from an Australian setting

Dawn Joseph

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 1-14, International journal of health, wellness and society, Champaign, Ill., C1

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Personal, musical and social benefits of singing in a community ensemble: three case studies in Melbourne (Australia)

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2014), Vol. 10, pp. 125-137, The journal of transdisciplinary research in Southern Africa, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa, C1

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Community music-making in regional Australia: creating, improvising and performing at a festival

D Joseph

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 379-395, International journal of community music, Bristol, England, C1

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The show must go on': older entertainers making music in the community in Melbourne, Australia

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2014), Vol. 1, pp. 66-76, Australian Journal of Music Education, Parkville, Victoria, C1

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2013

So much more than just the music : Australian pre-service music teacher education students' attitudes to artists-in-schools

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2013), Vol. 31, pp. 243-256, International journal of music education, London, England, C1

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Moving to the rhythm of Africa : a case study of a tertiary educator's understanding of multicultural dance in teacher education

D Joseph

(2013), Vol. 1, pp. 129-138, Journal of education and training studies, Beaverton, Or., C1

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Community, commitment and the ten 'Commandments's : singing in the Coro Furlan, Melbourne, Australia

J Southcott, D Joseph

(2013), Vol. 6, pp. 5-21, International journal of community music, Bristol, England, C1

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Crafts and successful aging: the Découpage Guild Australia

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2013), Vol. 4, pp. 203-222, Craft research, Bristol, England, C1

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2012

Internationalising the curriculum : building intercultural understandings through music

D Joseph

(2012), Vol. 9, pp. 1-13, Journal of University teaching and learning practice, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1

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Retaining a frisson of the other : imperialism, assimilation, integration and multiculturalism in Australian schools

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2012), pp. 250-264, Music education, Oxon, England, B1

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Multicultural arts education : attitudes and perceptions of Australian tertiary students

D Joseph

(2012), Vol. 10, pp. 25-38, International journal of humanities education, Champaign, Ill., C1

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Sharing ownership in multicultural music : a hands-on approach in teacher education in South Africa

D Joseph

(2012), Vol. 2012, pp. 10-19, Australian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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2011

Early career teaching : learning to be a teacher and staying in the job

D Joseph, S Burney

(2011), Vol. 36, pp. 1-14, Australian journal of teacher education, Katoomba, N.S.W., C1

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Zebra crossing : walking in two continents sharing and celebrating difference through music

D Joseph

(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 487-494, Intercultural education, Oxon, U. K., C1-1

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Embracing cultural diversity in Australian music teacher education

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2011), Vol. 14, pp. 7-14, Music education research and innovation, Southport, Qld., C1

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Cultural diversity in Australia : promoting the teaching and learning of South African music

D Joseph

(2011), pp. 42-56, Australian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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Flows and catchments

D Armstrong, P Carter, R Drummond, D Joseph, J Keane, B Warren, P West, C Williams, S Wilmot

(2011), Warrnambool, Vic., J2

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2010

Sharing community through singing : the Bosnian Behar Choir in Victoria, Australia

J Southcott, D Joseph

(2010), Vol. 8, pp. 17-27, E-Journal of studies in music education, Canterbury, N.Z., C1

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Engaging, exploring, and experiencing multicultural music in Australian music teacher education : the changing landscape of multicultural music education

J Southcott, D Joseph

(2010), pp. 1-19, Journal of music teacher education, Reston, Va., C1

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Putting theory into practice : moving from student identity to teacher identity

D Joseph, M Heading

(2010), Vol. 35, pp. 75-87, Australian journal of teacher education, Katoomba, N.S.W., C1

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Many layers of meaning : multicultural music education in Victoria, Australia

J Southcott, D Joseph

(2010), Vol. 8, pp. 189-200, International journal of the humanities, Altona, Vic., C1

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Locating boundaries, different rhythms to the same name

D Joseph

(2010), pp. 47-59, Framing my name : extending educational boundaries, Altona, Vic., B1

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Extending educational boundaries

M Kumar, B Tucker, R Johnson, D Pattanayak, C Bishop, D Joseph, B Ndi, Ndungi, F Qian, K Stagnitti

(2010), pp. 141-159, Framing my name : extending educational boundaries, Altona, Vic., B1

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Experiences and understandings : student teachers' beliefs about multicultural practice in music education

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2010), pp. 66-75, Australian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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Music teaching is more than telling : attitudes and beliefs of Australian pre-service teachers

D Joseph

(2010), Vol. 1, pp. 12-18, Victorian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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2009

Making it real : pre-service music teacher education students ideas about artists-in-schools

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2009), ASME 2009 : Musical Understanding : Proceedings of the 17th National Conference, Launceston, Tas., E1-1

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Masakhane : musical understanding in African music

D Joseph

(2009), pp. 96-102, ASME 2009 : Musical Understanding : Proceedings of the 17th National Conference, Launceston, Tas., E1

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Sharing music and culture through singing in Australia

D Joseph

(2009), Vol. 2, pp. 169-181, International journal of community music, Bristol, England, C1

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Opening the doors to multiculturalism : Australian pre-service music teacher education students' understandings of cultural diversity

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2009), Vol. 11, pp. 457-472, Music education research, London, England, C1

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African music : negotiating a space in contemporary society

D Joseph, R Human

(2009), Vol. 20, pp. 359-370, Journal of international intercultural education, London, England, C1

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Belonging to a Victorian community choir : ageing, music and culture

J Southcott, D Joseph

(2009), pp. 273-280, ANZARME 2009 : Proceedings of the XXXIth Australian and New Zealand Association for Research in Music Education Annual Conference : 3-6 July 2009, Akaroa, New Zealand, Akaroa, New Zealand, E1

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2008

Jack of all trades, master of some ...or none? Training teachers in Integrated Arts

D Joseph, R van Aswegen, D Vermeulen

(2008), Vol. 4, pp. 1-12, Australian online journal of arts education, Geelong, Vic., C1

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School based partnerships : an Orff approach experiencing, exploring and engaging in music education

D Joseph

(2008), Vol. 13, pp. 15-19, Musicworks : journal of the Australian council of Orff Schulwerk, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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What have we learnt? Pre-service music teaching and learning

D Joseph, C Winspear

(2008), Vol. 2008, pp. 17-21, Victorian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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Music teacher education partnerships as professional development

D Joseph

(2008), AARE 2008 : Changing climates : education for sustainable futures : International Education Research Conference, Brisbane, Qld., E1

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Exploring creative music making as a vehicle for integrated teaching and learning

D Joseph, C Harris-Hart

(2008), pp. 147-159, ANZARME 2008 : Proceedings of the XXXth Annual Conference : innovation and tradition : music education research : 3-5 October 2008, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

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Recognizing and celebrating Xhosa traditional music in South Africa

D Joseph, A Petersen

(2008), pp. 160-170, ANZARME 2008 : Proceedings of the XXXth Annual Conference : innovation and tradition : music education research : 3-5 October 2008, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

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2007

Encountering South African music from an Australian perspective : a kaleidoscopic voyage of discovery

D Joseph

(2007), pp. 99-112, Music and identity : transformation and negotiation, Stellenbosch, Africa, B1

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Retaining the frisson of the 'other' : imperialism, assimilation, integration and multiculturalism in Australian schools

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2007), Vol. 9, pp. 35-48, Music education research, London, Eng., C1

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Old hat new fabric: an African-Orff approach supporting values education in Australia

D Joseph

(2007), Vol. 12, pp. 42-46, Musicworks: journal of the Australian council of Orff Schulwerk, Strathfield, N.S.W., C1

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Music education and minority groups cultural and musical identities in the 'newer' South Africa: white Afrikaners and Indians

D Joseph, C van Niekerk

(2007), Vol. 18, pp. 487-499, Intercultural education, London, Eng., C1

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From empire to filmi: a fusion of western and Indian cultural practices in Australian music education

J Southcott, D Joseph

(2007), Vol. 25, pp. 235-243, International journal of music education, London, England, C1

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Music education in Australia : valuing cultural diversity

D Joseph

(2007), Vol. 2007, pp. 28-38, Victorian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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Jabulani Africa: celebrating music making and finding meaning in Australia

D Joseph

(2007), pp. 126-129, Celebrating Musical Communities, Proceedings of the 40th Anniversary National Conference, Perth, Australia, E1

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So much to do, so little time: multicultural practices and Australian school music

J Southcott, D Joseph

(2007), pp. 199-202, Celebrating Musical Communities, Proceedings of the 40th Anniversary National Conference, Perth, Australia, E1

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Sharing and speaking about African music : professional development with Swaziland primary school teachers

D Joseph

(2007), pp. 81-88, AARME 2007 : Proceedings of the XXIXth Australian Association for Research in Music Education Annual Conference : Music education research : values and initiatives, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

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Perceptions of multiculturalism in music education: what matters and why

J Southcott, D Joseph

(2007), pp. 137-143, AARME 2007 : Proceedings of the XXIXth Australian Association for Research in Music Education Annual Conference : Music education research : values and initiatives, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

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2006

Cross and intercultural engagement: a case study in self-reflection and finding meaning

D Joseph

(2006), pp. 149-158, Reflective practices in arts education, Dordrecht, Netherlands, B1

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Learning, linking and participating : transmitting African music in Australian schools

D Joseph

(2006), pp. 89-102, Centering on African practice in musical arts education, Rondebosch, South Africa, B1

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Managing change without sacrificing quality: music teaching and learning at South African tertiary institutions

D Joseph

(2006), pp. 18-24, Australian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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Different rhythms to similar tunes: African beats in action across two continents

D Joseph

(2006), Vol. 2006, pp. 39-44, Victorian journal of music education, Parkville, Vic., C1

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The power of rhythm and words : from little things big things grow

S White, D Joseph

(2006), pp. 1-10, Voices, vibes and visions: hearing the voices, feeling the vibes, capturing the visions - proceedings of the AATE/ALEA national conference 2006, Darwin, Northern Territory, E1

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Team teaching in teacher education: towards an interdisciplinary approach

D Joseph, S White

(2006), pp. 170-176, ATEA 2006 : Making teaching public : reforms in teacher education : Proceedings of the 2006 ATEA Conference, The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia, E1

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Cultural understanding: rethinking music teacher education in a multicultural Australia

D Joseph

(2006), pp. 621-646, Sentuhan: Proceedings of the 27th World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, E1

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The blind men and the elephant : music education in a changing world

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2006), pp. 66-70, AARME 2006 : Proceedings of the XXVIIIth Australian Association for Research in Music Education Annual Conference : 24-26 September 2006 : Music education, standards and practices, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

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Transmitting music through culture: a way forward to harmonise a discordant world

D Joseph, R Arber

(2006), pp. 1-8, AARE 2006 : Conference papers, abstracts and symposia, Adelaide, South Australia, E1

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Multiculturalism in arts education: engaging schools in effective and authentic pedagogies

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2006), pp. 1-6, AARE 2006 : Conference papers, abstracts and symposia, Adelaide, South Australia, E1

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2005

'I sing my home and dance my land': crossing music boundaries in a changing world

D Joseph

(2005), pp. 151-160, Cultural diversity in music education: directions and challenges for the 21st century, Bowen Hills, Qld, B1

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Travelling drum with different beats: experiencing African music and culture in Australian teacher education

D Joseph

(2005), Vol. 9, pp. 287-300, Teacher development: an international journal of teachers' professional development, London, Eng., C1

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A new voice in a new place: musical encounters with a difference

D Joseph

(2005), Vol. 1, pp. 1-9, Australian online journal of arts education, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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Primary teacher training at Deakin University: an Australian experience learning another kind of music

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2005), Vol. 3, pp. 63-82, Asia-Pacific journal for arts education = Ya Tai yi shu jiao yu xue bao, Hong Kong, C1

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Localising indigenous knowledge systems down under: sharing different worlds with once voice

D Joseph

(2005), Vol. 4, pp. 295-305, Indilinga: African journal of indigenous knowledge systems, South Africa, C1

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Experiencing change: an inside view from the outside

D Joseph

(2005), pp. 48-55, Australian journal of music education, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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Empowering Australian students in African music: experiential education in primary teacher training

D Joseph, J Southcott

(2005), pp. 1-11, APSMER 2005: 5th Asia Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research, Seattle, Washington, USA, E1

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Celebrating the use of African music : change in motion

D Joseph

(2005), pp. 128-133, Celebration of voices : XV national conference proceedings, Melbourne, Vic, E1

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Professional development : the singing ear sees and does

D Joseph, S Keast

(2005), pp. 134-140, ASME 2005 : Celebration of voices : XV national conference proceedings, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

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Musical arts education in Africa : differentiation, integration and disassociation

D Joseph, C Klopper

(2005), pp. 81-88, AARME 2005 : Proceedings of the XXVIIth Australian Association for Research in Music Education Annual Conference, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

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Other musics in the classroom: from assimilation to multiculturalism in Australian school music

J Southcott, D Joseph

(2005), pp. 241-246, ASME 2005 : Celebration of voices : Proceedings of the XV Australian Society for Music Education. National Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

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Integration and multiculturalism in music in Australian schools: has/can/should the leopard change its spots?

J Southcott, D Joseph

(2005), pp. 150-156, AARME 2005 : Australian Association for Research in Music Education : proceedings of the XXVIIth Annual Conference, 24-27 September 2005, Carlton Crest, Sydney, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

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2004

Smaller steps into longer journeys : experiencing African music and expressing culture

D Joseph

(2004), pp. 216-225, AARME 2004 : Proceedings of the XXVIth Australian Association for Research in Music Education Annual Conference, Tweed Heads, Queensland, E1

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Communicating the sounds of Africa to Australian teacher education students

D Joseph

(2004), pp. 1-5, Sound worlds to discover proceedings, ISME 2004, 26th International Society for Music Education World Conference, 11-16 July 2004, Tenerife, Spain, Canary Islands, Spain, E1

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Masakhane: drumming up an effective music curriculum for pre-service teacher education

D Joseph

(2004), pp. 1-8, AARE 2004 : Doing the public good : positioning educational research ; AARE 2004 International Education Research conference proceedings, Melbourne, Vic, E1

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2003

An African music odyssey: introducing a cross-cultural music curriculum to Australian primary teacher education students

D Joseph

(2003), Vol. 2, pp. 98-111, Music education international : journal of the international society for music education, Nedlands, W.A., C1

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Teacher attitudes and perceptions of primary school music education at independent schools in South Africa

D Joseph

(2003), pp. 43-51, AARE 2001 : Australian Association for Research in Music Education : Proceedings of the XXIII annual conference, Newcastle, N.S.W., E1

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Cross cultural engagement: teaching African music to Australian students

D Joseph

(2003), pp. 142-147, Proceedings of the 4th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Music Education Research, Hong Kong, China, E1

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The African difference : results and implications of using African music in teacher education

D Joseph

(2003), pp. 1-7, Artistic practice as research : proceedings of the XXVth annual conference, Brisbane, QLD, E1

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2002

Teachers reactions to outcomes-based music education in South African primary schools

D Joseph

(2002), Vol. 18, pp. 66-77, Research studies in music education, Toowoomba, Qld., C1

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Umoja: teaching African music to generalist teacher education students

D Joseph

(2002), pp. 86-98, Research matters : linking outcomes with practice : proceedings of the XXIVth annual conference, Adelaide, S.A., E1

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Grants

Australian Competitive Grants

Improving work placement for international students, their mentors and other stakeholders

Prof Marilyn Campbell, Dr Georgina Barton, Dr Kay Hartwig, A/Prof Liz Jones, A/Prof Johns Sands, Dr Susanne Garvis, A/Prof Dawn Joseph

OLT Commissioned Projects - Office for learning and Teaching

  • 2015: $5,000

Other Public Sector Funding

Cultural Diversity and the Arts

Prof Fethi Mansouri, Prof Yin Paradies, A/Prof Danny Ben-Moshe, A/Prof Dawn Joseph, Dr Anna Halafoff

  • 2015: $5,000
  • 2014: $16,000
  • 2013: $16,000

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2007

Janet McDowall

Thesis entitled: Technology and Music in the Early Years of Schooling

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2004

Andrew Blyth

Thesis entitled: Using the Victorian Curriculum and Standards Framework in Music Education

Doctor of Education, School of Education