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Prof. Diane Mayer
|Area||PVC's Office - Arts & Education|
|Role and profile||
- Michelle Ludecke ‘Using performance to understand beginning teachers’ work'
Teacher education and professional learning
Beginning teaching and induction
Professionalism and the professionalisation of teaching (including the policy context of standards and regulation)
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Current research and scholarship focuses on the policy and practice of teacher education, examining issues associated with the professionalism of teaching and what that means for the policy and practice of teacher education within the context of economic and cultural globalisation.
2012-2013: Department of Education, Employment & Workplace Relations (DEEWR) funded tender, "Longitudinal Teacher Workforce Main Study". D. Mayer, R. Bates, B. Doecke, J. Moss, J. Kline, B. Walker-Gibbs, A. Kostogriz
2011-2014: Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage grant LP110100003 "Investigating the effectiveness of teacher education for early career teachers in diverse settings: a longitudinal study" D.Mayer, B.Doecke, M.Dixon, A.Kostogriz, A.Allard, S.White, B.Walker-Gibbs, L.Rowan, C.Wyatt-Smith, R.Bates.
Allard, A., White, S., Dixon, M., Galitis, I., Hutchinson, K., Kline, J., Loughlin & D. Mayer (2011). Building effective school-university partnerships for a quality teacher workforce: A Victorian led initiative. Final Report on a project funded by the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Education (August, 2011).
Dixon, M., D. Mayer, A. Gallant, & A. Allard. (2011). Authentically Assessing Beginning Teaching: Professional Standards and Teacher Performance Assessment. The Deakin Authentic Teacher Assessment (ATA). Report 2 on a project funded by the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Education and the Victorian Institute of Teaching (June 2011).
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Co-editor "Teaching Education" http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/cted
Co-editor "Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education" http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/capj
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Mayer, D. (forthcoming 2012). The Continuing “Problem” of Teacher Education: Policy Driven Reforms and the Role of Teacher Education. In Zhu Xudong & K. Zeichner (Eds), Preparing Teachers for the 21st Century. New York: Springer
Gallant, A., & Mayer, D., (2012). Teacher Performance Assessment in Malaysian Teacher Education. Journal of Education for Teaching: International research and pedagogy. 38(3).
Mayer, D. & Pecheone, R. (2012). Rethinking teacher education in Australia: The teacher quality initiative. In A. Lieberman & L. Darling-Hammond (Eds.), High Quality Teaching and Learning: International Perspectives on Teacher Education. New York: Routledge
Mayer, D. (2011). Learning to teach in emotional contexts. In C. Day & J. Lee (Eds.), New Understandings of Teachers' Work: Emotions and Educational Change. New York: Springer
Mayer, D, Mitchell, J., Santoro, N., and White, S. (2011). Teacher Educators and ‘Accidental’ Careers: An Australian Perspective. Journal of Education for Teaching. 37(3), 247-260.