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Prof. Ian Robottom
|Position||Associate Dean (International)|
|Area||School of Education|
|Phone||+61 3 522 71451|
Room ic3.301 at Waurn Ponds campus [Tel +61 3 522 71451]
Room N2.02.02 at Burwood campus [Tel: +61 3 924 46808]
|Role and profile||
Associate Dean -- International
Supervision areas: Science Education; Environmental Education; Professional Development; Educational Case Study Research
Higher degree by research: currently supervises six doctoral students, of whom four are international
Coordination of a postgraduate dual degree in the Middle East
International Education and Internationalising the Curriculum
Curriculum development and professional development in environmental education and education for sustainable development
Community-based environmental education
Participatory approaches to educational research
|Current research projects||
Research methodology in community-based environmental education
Innovations in Science Education in South East Asia
International Education: reconciling teaching and research
|Service to the University,
discipline or community
Deputy Chair - Academic Board
Academic Board - Steering Committee
University International Planning and Coordination Committee
Faculty Executive Committee
Faculty Marketing Committee
School of Education Executive Committee
Disciplinary Editorial Boards:
Revista Pesquisa em Educacao Ambiental (Brazil)
Canadian Journal of Environmental Education
International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education
Themes in Education (Greece)
Topicos en Education Ambiental (Mexico)
Editor 1986-1995 Australian Journal of Environmental Education
Vice Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contribution to Internationalisation (2009)
Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching and Learning (2006)
North American Association for Environmental Education Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research in Environmental Education (2006)
High Commendation, Supervisor of the Year Award, Deakin University Postgraduate Association
AARE Research Fellowship from the Australian Association for Research in Education
The "JRST Award" of the National [North American] Association for Research in Science Teaching
Commonwealth Visiting Fellowship, awarded by the Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Committee
|Qualifications||BSc(Hon) DipEd BEd. LaT, MEd Melb, PhD Deakin|
Invited keynote address to the UNESCO-sponsored international research conference Drylands, Deserts and Desertification 2010: the Route to Restoration. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, 8-11 November 2010.
Robottom, I. “Approaches to Environmental Educational Research: Principles and Practices” Invited address to the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Higher Education, A Global Perspective. Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore, India: August 2008.
Robottom, I. “An Australian Perspective on Global Higher Education Standardisation”. Invited keynote address to the “International Conference on Higher Education: Global Challenges and Prospects” at Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Bangkok, Thailand, 14-16 May 2007.
Robottom, I. Invited presenter in Masters course in environmental education research, National University of Mexico, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico, April 2006.
Invited and sponsored participant in the International Workshop “Drivers and Barriers for Learning for Sustainable Development in Pre-School, School and Teacher Education” held at Gothenburg University in Sweden, 26-29 March 2006.
Invited Speaker at Opening Plenary of the Third World Environmental Education Congress, Turin, Italy, 2-6 October 2005.
Fully sponsored invited participant in an International Think Tank on Education for Sustainability at the University of Plymouth, Plymouth, England, 6-11 November, 2005.
|Research link||View Deakin associated research data|