Dr Muriel Wells

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Visitor

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

muriel.wells@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 71466

Publications

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2017

Using digital devices in a first year classroom : a focus on the design and use of phonics software applications

Mrs Maria Nicholas, Mrs Sophie Claire McKenzie, Dr Muriel Wells

(2017), Vol. 6, pp. 267-282, Journal of education and learning, Toronto, Canada, C1

journal

Insights into casual relief teaching: casual relief teachers’ perceptions of their knowledge and skills

Mrs Maria Nicholas, Dr Muriel Wells

(2017), Vol. 45, pp. 229-249, Asia-pacific journal of teacher education, London, Eng., C1

journal
2016

Navigating 21st Century multimodal textual environments: a case study of digital literacy

Dr Muriel Wells, Dr Damien Lyons

(2016), pp. 43-61, Handbook of research on global issues in next-generation teachereducation, Hersey P.A., B1

chapter

How does the act of writing impact on discursively mediated professional identities? A case study of three teachers

Dr Muriel Wells, Dr Damien Lyons, Dr Glenn Auld

(2016), Vol. 51, pp. 53-61, English in Australia, Kensington Gardens, S. Aust., C1

journal
2015

Teachers’ aides working in secondary school settings: preparedness and professional learning

Mrs Dianne Gibson, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, A/Prof Dianne Toe, Dr Muriel Wells, Dr Shaun Rawolle

(2015), Vol. 4, pp. 71-87, Journal of education and learning, Ontario, Canada, C1

journal

Improving schools: productive tensions between the local, the systemic and the global

Dr Shaun Rawolle, Dr Muriel Wells, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Coral Campbell

(2015), Singapore, A1

book

Remixing to design learning: social media and peer-to-peer interaction

Dr Gail Casey, Dr Muriel Wells

(2015), Vol. 8, pp. 38-54, Journal of learning design, Brisbane, Qld., C1

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21st century literacy : perceptions of and influences on year 6 teachers in Victorian classrooms

Dr Damien Lyons, Dr Muriel Wells

(2015), pp. 1-12, AARE : Proceedings of the 2015 Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, Deakin, A.C.T., E1

conference

Remixing as a creative and social approach to learning design

Dr Gail Casey, Dr Muriel Wells

(2015), pp. 4037-4042, EDULEARN15: Proceedings of the Education and New Learning Technologies 2015 International Conference, Vaslencia, Spain, E1

conference
2014

Reframing conceptions of contemporary literacy capabilities in pre-service primary teacher education

Dr Eileen Honan, Beryl Exley, Lisa Kervin, Alyson Simpson, Dr Muriel Wells

(2014), pp. 17-36, Literacy enrichment and technology integration in pre-service teacher education, Hershey, Pennsylvania, B1

chapter

Teachers researching their teaching: learning through practitioner inquiry

Dr Anne Cloonan, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Dr Muriel Wells

(2014), pp. 37-62, Becoming a Teacher of Language and Literacy, Cambridge, Eng., B1

chapter

Elements of effective and sustainable professional learning

Dr Muriel Wells

(2014), Vol. 40, pp. 488-504, Professional development in education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Literacy teaching and learning in digital times: tales of classroom interactions

Dr Muriel Wells, Dr Glenn Auld

(2014), pp. 63-82, Becoming a teacher of language and literacy, Melbourne, Vic., B1

chapter
2013

Rethinking the literacy capabilities of pre-service primary teachers in testing times

Dr Eileen Honan, Beryl Exley, Lisa Kervin, Alyson Simpson, Dr Muriel Wells

(2013), Vol. 38, pp. 48-63, Australian Journal of Teacher Education, Perth W.A., C1

journal
2011

Teachers as researchers : models of professional learning

Dr Muriel Wells

(2011), pp. 1-21, Practitioner research in teacher education : theory and best practices, Berlin, Germany, B1

chapter
2007

Online pedagogy and academic work

Dr Muriel Wells

(2007), pp. -, Quality in teacher education: considering different perspectives and agendas: proceedings of the 2007 Australian Teacher Education Association National Conference, Wollongong, N.S.W., E1

conference
2006

Do what we do: a multimodal approach to planning and teaching

Dr Muriel Wells, Dr Damien Lyons

(2006), pp. 416-429, ATEA 2006 : Making teaching public : reforms in teacher education : Proceedings of the 2006 ATEA Conference, The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Fremantle, W.A., E1

conference

Collaborative online projects in a global community

Dr Muriel Wells

(2006), pp. 657-674, Handbook of teacher education: globalization, standards and professionalism in times of change, Dordrecht, Netherlands, B1

chapter

Professional identity and the contemporary university: a culture of control, accountability and virtuality?

Dr Muriel Wells

(2006), pp. 1-16, AARE 2006 : Conference papers, abstracts and symposia, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2005

Digital literacies in the middle years of schooling

Dr Muriel Wells

(2005), pp. 475-480, Teacher education : local and global : conference proceedings, Brisbane, Qld., E1

conference

Digital literacies

Dr Muriel Wells, Leanne Reynolds

(2005), pp. 242-255, Teaching middle years: rethinking the curriculum, pedagogy and assessment, Crows Nest, N.S.W., B1

chapter
2004

Personal pedagogies and online teaching

Dr Muriel Wells

(2004), pp. 1-12, AARE 2004 : Doing the public good : positioning educational research ; AARE 2004 International Education Research conference proceedings, Coldstream, Vic., E1

conference
2003

Collaborative online projects in a global community

Dr Muriel Wells

(2003), pp. 1-25, Teachers as leaders: teacher education for a global profession: ICET 2003 International yearbook on teacher education, 48th world assembly, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference

Online teaching - the experience of a 'new' academic

Dr Muriel Wells

(2003), pp. 1-10, Educational research, risks and dilemmas: NZARE AARE conference proceedings 2003, Coldstream, Vic., E1

conference

Grants

Other Public Sector Funding

A short cycle model for school improvement in Barwon South Network

Dr Shaun Rawolle, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Coral Campbell, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Dr Muriel Wells

  • 2012: $69,600
  • 2011: $46,400

Evaluation of the Yached Accelerated Learning Program (YALP)

Prof Brenton Doecke, A/Prof Susie Groves, Dr Muriel Wells, Dr Brian Doig

  • 2011: $89,100

Collaborative Teacher Practice ¿ Action Research Project

A/Prof Andrea Gallant, Dr Lihua Xu, Dr Jill Loughlin, Dr Muriel Wells

  • 2017: $40,804
  • 2016: $89,316
  • 2015: $13,601

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2015

Damien Michael Lyons

Thesis entitled: Literacy in and for the 21st century

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Associate Supervisor
2015

Dianne Gibson

Thesis entitled: Teachers¿ aides training and professional learning in mainstream secondary schools

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2013

Gail Casey

Thesis entitled: Action research into social media within secondary school classes

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2012

Amanda Mooney

Thesis entitled: Pedagogical practices of female physical educators in all-boys' schools

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2010

Fehmida Goderya-Shaikh

Thesis entitled: An Impact Study of the United Education Initiative Professional Development Programme

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2007

Aijing Jin

Thesis entitled: Social Transformation and Curriculum Reform in Chinese Physical Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education