Staff profile - Julianne Lynch

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Dr Julianne Lynch

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts & Education
Department: School of Education
Campus: Warrnambool Campus
Phone: +61 3 55633246 +61 3 55633246



  • Doctor of Philosophy, La Trobe University, 2001
  • Bachelor of Education, Deakin University, 1992
  • Master of Arts, Monash University, 1994


Teaching Interests

Teaching with new technologies; innovative pedagogies

Learner diversity; learner identity; learning theories

Curriculum theory; curriculum innovation

Knowledge areas

  • Curriculum innovation
  • Educational technology
  • Teacher practice
  • Scholarship of teaching

Conferences and seminars

Non-Deakin conference papers

Lynch J 2003, Why have computer-based technologies failed to radically transform schooling? Looking for the right question, BERA, Edinburgh:

Lynch J 2002, Re-visioning McLuhan: Electronic communication technologies and the future of schooling. AARE

Lynch J, Sheard J, Carbone A & Collins FC 2002, The scholarship of teaching: Risky business in ICT Education. AARE

Lynch J & Collins FC 2002, The school as 'big old firm': An approach to combating resistance to organisational change in schools, British Psychological Society Occupational Psychology Conference.

Collins FC & Lynch J 2002, Academic demoralisation: The ongoing effects of organisational restructure in the Australian higher education sector. British Psychological Society Occupational Psychology Conference.

Lynch J & Collins FC 2001, Academics' concerns about "the push for flexible delivery". ASCILITE, Melbourne.

Collins FC, Lynch J & Markham S 2001, The mini-conference as a research tool: Encouraging collegiality among ICT educators, ASCILITE, Melbourne.

Collins FC & Lynch J 2001, ICT education and the dissemination of new ideas: Channels, resources and risks, AARE, Fremantle.

Lynch J & Collins FC 2001 From the horse's mouth: Factors driving and inhibiting innovation in ICT education, AARE, Fremantle.

Lynch, J. 2000 Effective implementation of new technologies: Legitimising change strategies in schools. AARE, Sydney.

Lynch, J. Introducing the Internet: Challenges to teachers' authority and classroom management skills. In M. Montane & J. Cambra (Eds), ATEE (pp.439-447). Barcelona.

Lynch J 2000 Teacher access to computer-based information and communication technology: Resources are not the whole answer, BERA, [Available:] Cardiff.

Lynch J Introducing Internet technologies: A study in four Victorian secondary state schools. AARE.

Lynch J & Leder GC Using the media to exploit gender issues in mathematics. MAV.

Forgasz HJ, Leder GC & Lynch J Using the Internet in Mathematics Education Research. In Clarkson, P.C. (Ed.) Technology in Mathematics Education (pp.200-207). MERGA, Melbourne.

Lynch J & Leder GC Trials and Tribulations of Learning to Use Electronic Mail: A Case Study. In Mathematics: Making Connections. Brunswick: MAV.

De Ferranti, J. & Lynch, J. Easing the transition: Strategies for teaching first year students. In C. Beasley (Ed.), Making the critical connection: Proceedings of the Third Biennial Communication Skills in University Education (CSUE) Conference (pp.46-55). Perth, Western Australia: Murdoch University Teaching and Learning Centre.

De Ferranti, J. & Lynch, J. The team task: Building bridges between theory and practice in management communications. In Pforr, C. & Janeczko, B. (Eds) Capitalising on research: Conference program of the Eleventh Australian Tourism And Hospitality and Research Conference (p.36). Canberra: University of Canberra Publication.

Media appearances

30 August 2013 Warrnambool tertiary-primary partnership earns science award:

26 July 2013 Hold the phone: I can hear university calling:

3 July 2013 Past meets present on the techno-trail:

29 April 2013 Warrnambool East Primary School science up for top award:

22 February 2013, 'Governor keen to return to Warrnambool as a tourist':

Article in the Warrnambool Standard, 9 February 2013, 'Fishing for our future scientists':

Article in the Warrnambool Extra, 27 March 2012, 'School fostering future scientists'

Article in the Warrnambool Standard, 26 December 2011, 'Warrnambool school leads the way':

Article in the Warrnambool Standard, 8 August 2011 Picture this: School students get a new image of life at uni

Article in the Warrnambool Standard, 2 February 2011 Learning how to think:


Research interests

Technology and school education
Innovative pedagogies
Engaging diverse and 'at risk' cohorts
Innovation, technology and the scholarship of university teaching

Research page



Non-Deakin publications

Lynch J & Collins FC 2001 Factors inhibiting and driving innovation in ICT education, Critical Studies in Education, 42(2): 105-130.

Forgasz H & Leder G & Lynch J 2001, The Social Context and Women’s Learning of Mathematics. In: Jacobs J & Becker J (Eds), Changing the Faces of Mathematics (pp. 141-150). Reston: NCTM.

Leder GC, Forgasz HJ & Lynch J Women's voices and mathematics: Different perspectives. In J.E. Jacobs, J.R. Becker & G.F. Gilmer (Eds), Changing faces of mathematics: Perspectives on gender (pp.141-150). Reston, Virginia: NCTM.

Lynch J, Leder GC & Forgasz HJ 2001 Mathematics: A dilemma for feminists. In EL MacNabb, MJ Cherry, S Popham & RP Prys (Eds), Transforming the disciplines: A women's studies primer (pp.185-192). NY: Haworth Press.

DETYA 2001 Teaching ICT: The ICT-Ed Project: The report on learning outcomes and curriculum development in major university disciplines in information and communication technology. Canberra.

Lynch J Putting new wine into old bottles, Education Quarterly, 2, 46-48.

Leder GC & Lynch J Data gathering through questionnaires: New perspectives. In C. McNaught (Ed.). Teaching with technology at La Trobe. Bundoora, Victoria: La Trobe University.

Lynch J Technology and the future of schooling, The Weaver, 1. [Online. Available:].

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