A/Prof. Mary Dixon

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor of Education (Pedagogy and Curriculum)

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

mary.dixon@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46361

Publications

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2016

Teacher beliefs in 'testing' times: a lesson from Singapore

M Dixon

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 327-339, Teaching education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Conclusion

B Pini, J Moss

(2016), pp. 267-275, Visual research methods in educational research, Basingstoke, Eng., B1

chapter

Initial teacher education and assessment of graduates in Australia

J Moss, D Mayer, A Allard, M Dixon

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 149-162, Quality and change in teacher education: Western and Chinese perspectives, Berlin, Germany, B1

chapter

The use of the visual to interpret school cultures: producing knowledge and knowing when you are learning to teach

J Moss, K Senior

(2016), pp. 75-99, Visual research methods in education, Basingstoke, Eng., B1

chapter
2014

Learning between schools and hospitals - young people and a curriculum of (dis)connection

M Dixon

(2014), Vol. 18, pp. 270-282, International journal of inclusive education, Abingdon, England, C1

journal
2012

Large scale research : doing research with five year olds, three state departments and national curriculum bodies

M Dixon, A Taylor

(2012), pp. 1-1, AARE 2012 conference proceedings, Sydney, N. S. W., E1

conference
2011

Appearing pedagogy : from embodied learning and teaching to embodied pedagogy

M Dixon, K Senior

(2011), Vol. 19, pp. 473-484, Pedagogy, culture and society, Wallingford, England, C1

journal
2010

Teaching and learning history in primary schools : pedagogical shifts, complexities and opportunities

N Green, P Reitano, M Dixon

(2010), Vol. 17, pp. 307-320, International journal of learning, Altona, Vic., C1-1

journal
2009

Profane pedagogy

K Senior, M Dixon

(2009), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, A1

book

Traversing theory and transgressing academic discourses : arts-based research in teacher education

M Dixon, K Senior

(2009), Vol. 10, pp. 1-21, International journal of education and the arts, Tempe, Ariz., C1

journal

Reading with the ancients : embodied learning and teaching to an embodied pedagogy?

K Senior, M Dixon

(2009), Vol. 28, pp. 21-30, Access : critical perspectives on communication, cultural & policy studies, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal
2008

Images of teacher and student positionings : from speech act to body act

M Dixon

(2008), pp. 87-106, Researching education : visually - digitally - spatially, Rotterdam, Netherlands, B1-1

chapter

Ethiopian-Australian students experience of secondary schooling in the Australian education system in the state of Victoria

G Bitew, P Ferguson, M Dixon

(2008), Vol. 29, pp. 78-91, Australasian review of African studies, Perth, W.A., C1-1

journal

Pre-service pedagogies : atorylines of responsibility and risk-taking

M Dixon, K Senior

(2008), AERA 2008 : Research on schools, neighborhoods, and communities : toward civic responsibility, New York, N.Y., E1-1

conference
2007

Seeing visual data : in and out of academic context

M Dixon

(2007), Association for Qualitative Research Conference 2007, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

conference

Who owns pedagogy? (Re)locating pedagogy and pedagogical content knowledge

M Dixon, K Senior

(2007), NIE 2007 : Redesigning pedagogy : culture, knowledge and understanding : Proceedings of the 2007 National Institute of Education Conference, Singapore, E1-1

conference

Pedagogical content knowledge : perspectives from the science classroom

C Ure, M Dixon, J Moss, P Ferguson, K Senior

(2007), AERA 2007 : The world of educational quality, Chicago, Ill., E1-1

conference
2006

Globalisation and international higher education : contested positionings

M Dixon

(2006), Vol. 10, pp. 319-334, Journal of studies in international education, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1-1

journal

Reconfiguring the spatial in the pre-service classroom

M Dixon, K Senior

(2006), AERA 2006 : Education research in the public interest, San Francisco, Calif., E1-1

conference
2005

Teaching portfolios as artistry and performance : I cant submit my portfolio until Monday because I have to bake it on Sunday

M Dixon

(2005), pp. 120-135, Portfolios, performance and authenticity, Frenchs Forest, N.S.W., B1-1

chapter

Waiting in the transit lounge : portfolios, identity and globalization

M Dixon, J Moss

(2005), pp. 136-145, Portfolios, performance and authenticity, Frenchs Forest, N.S.W., B1-1

chapter

Hair braiding : working the boundaries of methodology in globalisation research

M Dixon

(2005), Vol. 5, pp. 80-89, Qualitative research journal, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal

Exposing researcher identity : the art of blushing

M Dixon, G Boetker-Smith

(2005), pp. 1-, The Art and Craft of Qualitative Research : Association for Qualitative Research Biennial Conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

conference

Challenging the 'Asian' and 'Western' pedagogical discourse: research led by teaching and opera

M Dixon, J White, P Ferguson

(2005), pp. 1-14, British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Pontypridd, Wales, E1-1

conference

Assume the position: reconfiguring the spatial in the pre-service education classroom

K Senior, M Dixon

(2005), pp. 1-11, AARE 2005 : Creative dissent constructive solutions : International Education Research Conference, Parramatta, NSW, E1-1

conference
2004

Holding the gaze : teachers noticing and naming students

M Dixon, F Sanjakdar

(2004), pp. 52-63, Invitations and inspirations : pathways to successful teaching, Carlton South, Vic., B1-1

chapter

Moving your story forward : frameworks for thinking about learning and teaching

P Ferguson, M Dixon, T Hay, J White, J Moss

(2004), pp. 12-30, Invitations and inspirations : pathways to successful teaching, Carlton South, Vic., B1-1

chapter

Learning 'through' or learning 'about'? The ridiculous and extravagant medium of opera : Gardner's multiple intelligences in pre-service teacher education

J White, M Dixon, L Smerdon

(2004), Vol. 29, pp. 34-44, Australian journal of teacher education, Graylands, W.A., C1-1

journal

Ownership and power : developing and implementing teacher professional standards

J White, P Ferguson, T Hay, J Moss, M Dixon

(2004), Vol. 32, Unicorn, Carlton, Vic., C1-1

journal

Hair braiding : working the boundaries of methodology in globalisation research

M Dixon

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

conference

Noticing a flow of networks

M Dixon, T Hay, P Ferguson, J Moss, J White

(2004), pp. 77-90, ICET 2004 : Teachers as learners : building communities for professional development, Hong Kong, E1-1

conference

Teacher professional standards : ownership, identity and professionalism

P Ferguson, J White, T Hay, M Dixon, J Moss

(2004), pp. 14-, ICET 2004 : The International Conference on Educational Technology, Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Center, Singapore, E1-1

conference

Narrative and portfolio approaches to teacher professional standards

T Hay, J White, J Moss, P Ferguson, M Dixon

(2004), pp. 22-41, ICET 2004 : Teachers as learners : building communities for professional development, Hong Kong, E1-1

conference

Images and catalysts : the possibilities of arts based approaches for educational research

J Moss, T Hay, J White, P Ferguson, M Dixon

(2004), ICET 2004 : Teachers as learners : building communities for professional development, Hong Kong, E1-1

conference

The second curriculum opera : Arias, assessment and methodological traces

J White, M Dixon

(2004), pp. 1-15, AARE 2004 : Doing the public good : positioning educational research ; AARE 2004 International Education Research conference proceedings, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

conference

Ethnographies and identities : the transformation of pre-service teachers

J White, M Dixon, T Hay, P Ferguson, J Moss

(2004), ICET 2004 :Teacher Education : An Umbrella for Professional Activism" Symposium, International Council on Education for Teaching (ICET) World Assembly, Hong Kong, E1-1

conference
2003

Constructing globalisation in international higher education

M Dixon

(2003), pp. 1-12, NZARE AARE 2003 : Educational research, risks and dilemmas : New Zealand Association for Research in Education, Australian Association for Research in Education Conference 2003, Auckland, N.Z., E1-1

conference

Learning 'through' or learning 'about'? The ridiculous and extravagant medium of opera: Gardner's multiple intelligences in pre-service teacher education

M Dixon, J White, L Smerdon

(2003), pp. 1-13, NZARE AARE conference 2003 : conference proceedings 29 November - 3 December, Auckland, N.Z., E1-1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Investigating the effectiveness of teacher education for early career teachers in diverse settings: A longitudinal study

Prof Diane Mayer, Prof Brenton Doecke, A/Prof Mary Dixon, A/Prof Alex Kostogriz, A/Prof Andrea Allard, A/Prof Simone White, A/Prof Bernadette Walker-Gibbs, Dr Leonie Rowan, Prof Claire Wyatt-Smith, Prof Richard Bates, Ms Phillipa Hodder

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 1, ARC_DUAPAI ARC_Deakin University Australian Postgraduate Award Industry

  • 2014: $112
  • 2013: $37,838
  • 2012: $83,332

Moments in Time: Investigating a National History Curriculum in Early Childhood Settings and Primary Classrooms

A/Prof Mary Dixon, Dr Paul Reitano, Dr Kim Senior, Dr Nicole Green, A/Prof Anthony Taylor, Ms Lea McEvoy

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 1

  • 2013: $42,155
  • 2012: $40,457
  • 2011: $36,979

Other Public Sector Funding

Authentically Assessing Beginning Teaching: Professional Standards and Teacher Performance Assessment.

Prof Diane Mayer, A/Prof Mary Dixon, A/Prof Andrea Gallant, A/Prof Andrea Allard

  • 2013: $10,512
  • 2010: $21,028

Investigating the effectiveness of teacher education for early career teachers in diverse settings: A longitudinal study

Prof Diane Mayer, Prof Brenton Doecke, A/Prof Mary Dixon, A/Prof Alex Kostogriz, A/Prof Andrea Allard, A/Prof Simone White, A/Prof Bernadette Walker-Gibbs, Dr Leonie Rowan, Prof Claire Wyatt-Smith, Prof Richard Bates, Ms Phillipa Hodder

  • 2013: $144,004
  • 2012: $144,000
  • 2011: $100,000

Moments in Time: Investigating a National History Curriculum in Early Childhood Settings and Primary Classrooms

A/Prof Mary Dixon, Dr Paul Reitano, Dr Kim Senior, Dr Nicole Green, A/Prof Anthony Taylor, Ms Lea McEvoy

  • 2013: $10,000
  • 2012: $9,000
  • 2011: $21,000

Building effective school-university partnerships for a quality teacher workforce

A/Prof Simone White, A/Prof Andrea Allard, A/Prof Mary Dixon, Prof Diane Mayer

  • 2010: $69,914

Innovative Learning Environments Research Study

Prof Jillian Blackmore, A/Prof Mary Dixon, A/Prof Joanne O'Mara, Dr Jill Loughlin, Dr Debra Bateman, Dr Anne Cloonan, Dr Kim Senior, Dr Jill Bamforth, Dr George Aranda, Mr Rod Le Cudennec, Ms Kate McCulloch

  • 2011: $143,524
  • 2010: $54,000

Industry and Other Funding

International Baccalaureate Diploma Program: Alignment with the Australian Curriculum and Australian Qualifications Framework

A/Prof Mary Dixon, Dr Claire Charles, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Julianne Moss

  • 2014: $4,291
  • 2013: $38,621

Initial Teacher Education Program Collaborative Design

Prof Julianne Moss, A/Prof Mary Dixon

  • 2016: $8,947

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Peter O'Keefe

Thesis entitled: Pedagogical Opportunities for Mindful Practice: Engaging the Visual Arts Classroom

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2016

Robin Bellingham

Thesis entitled: Research Writing Chronotopes and Constitutions of Possibility

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Jarjani .

Thesis entitled: Complexities of Active Learning Implementation in Higher Education in Aceh: Beliefs and Cultures

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2015

Sharon Lee- Ann Watson

Thesis entitled: Life-context interactions and their contributions to postgraduate distance learning

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2014

Sally Kathleen Jensen

Thesis entitled: The Nature of Imagination in Education for Sustainability

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Associate Supervisor
2015

Juliana Ryan

Thesis entitled: Leaning towards Collegiality: Narratives of University Communities of Practice

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2012

Sarath Warnakulasuriya

Thesis entitled: Information Communication Technology in Secondary Science Education in Sri Lanka

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Bessie O'Connor

Thesis entitled: Life after CELTA: A Precarious Transition into English Language Teaching

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Mary Dracup

Thesis entitled: Online Role Play Stories, Engagement and Learning in Higher Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education