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Research Output for Joanne O'Mara

Note: The 2012, 2013, 2014 publications have not been audited.

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Publications

2014 School of Education

Laidlaw, Linda* and O'Mara, Joanne (2014) With rest… and time… and a little hope: moving into virtual worlds through multi literacy forms, in Goodwyn, Andrew; Reid, Louann and Durrant, Cal (eds), International perspectives on teaching English in a globalised world, pp. 223-234, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, England [B1]
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O'Mara, Joanne (2014) Closing the emergency facility: Moving schools from literacy triage to better literacy outcomes, English teaching: practice and critique, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 8-23, The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand [C1]
ERA journal ID: 35666 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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2012 School of Education

Beavis, Catherine*, O'Mara, Joanne and McNeice, Lisa* (2012) Digital games : literacy in action, in Beavis, Catherine; O'Mara, Joanne and McNeice, Lisa (eds), Wakefield Press, Kent Town, S. A. [A7]
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Beavis, Catherine*, O'Mara, Joanne and McNeice, Lisa* (2012) Literacy learning and computer games : a curriculum challenge for our times, in Beavis, Catherine; O'Mara, Joanne and Neice, Lisa (eds), Digital games : literacy in action, pp. 3-10, Wakefield Press, Kent Town, S. A. [B1]
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O'Mara, Joanne (2012) Process drama in 3D, in Green, Bill and Beavis, Catherine (eds), Literacy in 3D : an integrated perspective in theory and practice, pp. 96-112, Australian Council for Educational Research, Camberwell, Vic. [B1]
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O'Mara, Joanne and Lees, Belinda (2012) Breaking through the fourth wall : invitation from an avatar, in Beavis, Catherine; O'Mara, Joanne and McNeice, Lisa (eds), Digital games : literacy in action, pp. 33-40, Wakefield Press, Kent Town, S. A. [B1]
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O'Mara, Joanne and Richards, John* (2012) A blank slate of potential : using GameMaker to create computer games, in Beavis, Catherine; O'Mara, Joanne and McNeice, Lisa (eds), Digital games : literacy in action, pp. 57-64, Wakefield Press, Kent Town, S. Aust. [B1]
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O'Mara, Joanne (2012) Process drama and digital games as text and action in virtual worlds : developing new literacies in school, Research in drama education : the journal of applied theatre and performance, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 517-534, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, England [C1]
ERA journal ID: 10148 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-84868242390
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Laidlaw, Linda*, Makovichuk, Lee*, Wong, Suzanna So-Har*, Gellner, Julie*, Sinha, Santwana*, Mykietyshyn, Margaret*, Finlayson, Raelene* and O'Mara, Joanne (2012) Space, time, good wine and conversation : emergence of ideas within an unconventional teacher research group., in unknown (ed.), AERA 2012 : Non Satis Scire - to know is not enough : Proceedings of the 2012 American Educational Research Association Meeting, American Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C. [E2]
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2011 School of Education

Blackmore, Jill, Bateman, Debra, Loughlin, Jill, O'Mara, Joanne and Aranda, George (2011) Research into the connection between built learning spaces and student outcomes, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, East Melbourne, Vic. [A6]
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O'Mara, Joanne (2011) As if they could be otherwise...finding spaces for creativity in the enacted curriculum, in Doecke, Brenton; Parr, Graham and Sawyer, Wayne (eds), Creating an Australian curriculum for English : national agendas, local contexts, pp. 155-168, Phoenix Education, Putney, N. S. W. [B1]
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O'Mara, Joanne and Laidlaw, Linda* (2011) Living in the iworld : two literacy researchers reflect on the changing texts and literacy practices of childhood, English teaching : practice and critique, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 149-159, University of Waikato : School of Education, Hamilton, New Zealand [C1]
ERA journal ID: 35666 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-84055222981
Citation counts: Scopus - 9, Thomson - 2
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Beavis, Catherine* and O'Mara, Joanne (2011) Literacy, learning and computer games : attending to game play, in Unknown (ed.), IFTE 2011 : Much Ado About English : The 10th International Conference for the Teaching of English 2011, International Federation for the Teaching of English, Auckland, N.Z. [E3]
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O'Mara, Joanne (2011) How to heal a broken wing : exploring rich, literary picture books through process drama, IFTE 2011 : Much Ado About English : The 10th International Conference for the Teaching of English, The Conference, Auckland, N.Z. [E3]
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2010 School of Education

Beavis, Catherine* and O'Mara, Joanne (2010) Computer games – pushing at the boundaries of literacy, Australian journal of language and literacy, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 65-76, Australian Literacy Educators' Association, Norwood, S. Aust. [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 20438 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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O'Mara, Joanne and Gutierrez, Amanda (2010) Classroom teachers as co-researchers : the affordances and challenges of collaboration, Australian journal of language and literacy, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 41-54, Australian Literacy Educators' Association, Norwood, S. Aust. [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 20438 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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Beavis, Catherine*, Bradford, Clare, Apperley, Thomas, Gutierrez, Amanda*, O'Mara, Joanne and Walsh, Chris (2010) Editorial : In Australian journal of language and literacy, v.33 n.1, Australian journal of language and literacy, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 5-6, Australian Literacy Educators' Association, Norwood, S. Aust. [C4.1]
ERA journal ID: 20438 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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2009 School of Education

Bradford, Clare, Beavis, Catherine*, Apperley, Thomas, O'Mara, Joanne and Walsh, Christopher (2009) Literacy in the digital age : learning from computer games, English in education, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 162-175, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, United Kingdom [C1]
ERA journal ID: 39952 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
Citation counts: Thomson - 6
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O'Mara Jo (2009) One story at a time, Practically primary, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 20-22, Australian Literacy Educators' Association, Norwood, SA [C2]
ERA journal ID: Not matching ERA journal list
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O'Mara Joanne (2009) Computer games a potential literacy tool, Professional practice, no. 2, pp. 1-2, Victorian Institute of Teaching, Melbourne, Vic. [C3]
ERA journal ID: Not matching ERA journal list
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Mappin, Meg* and O'Mara, Joanne (2009) Everything you see is a reflection of who you are!, EQA magazine, Curriculum Corporation, Carlton South, Vic [M]
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2008 School of Education

O'Mara, J. (2008) Reading and writing ourselves into the twenty-first century, in Anderson, Michael; Hughes, John and Manuel, Jacqueline (eds), Drama and english teaching : imagination, action, and engagement, pp. 149-159, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic. [B1.1]
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Beavis, Catherine, Bradford, Clare, O'Mara, Joanne and Walsh, Chris (2008) Research methodologies in creative practice : literacy in the digital age of the twenty first century - learning from computer games, in Unknown (ed.), AARE 2008 : Changing climates : education for sustainable futures : Proceedings of the 2008 Australian Association for Research in Education conference, pp. 1-9, Australian Association for Research in Education, Coldstream, Vic. [E1.1]
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Apperley, Thomas, Beavis, Catherine, Bradford, Clare, O'Mara, Joanne and Walsh, Chris (2008) Researching kids and computer games : games, game play and literacy in the twenty first century, in Unknown (ed.), Presentation to The [Player] Conference 2008, pp. 4-27, The Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark [E2]
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2007 School of Education

O'Toole, John* and O'Mara, Joanne (2007) Proteus, the giant at the door : drama and theater in the curriculum, International handbook of research in arts education, pp. 203-218, Springer, Dordrecht , Netherlands [B1.1]
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2006 School of Education

Beavis, Catherine and O'Mara, Joanne (2006) Preparing English teachers for a changing world, in Doecke, Brenton; Howie, Mark and Sawyer, Wayne (eds), Only connect : English teaching, schooling and community, pp. 349-355, Wakefield Press, Kent Town, S. Α. [B1]
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O'Mara, Joanne (2006) Capturing the ephemeral : reflection-in-action as research, NJ (Drama Australia journal), vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 41-50, Drama Australia - The National Association for Drama Education, Brisbane, Qld. [C1]
ERA journal ID: 34510 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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O'Mara, Joanne (2006) Becoming l(IT)erate : pre-service English teachers and ICTs, English in Australia, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 44-47, Australian Association for the Teaching of English, Melbourne, Vic. [C1]
ERA journal ID: 20439 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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O'Mara, Joanne (2006) Research matters, English in Australia, vol. 41, no. 2, p. 9, Heinemann Educational on behalf of the Australian Association for the Teaching of English, Melbourne, Vic. [C2]
ERA journal ID: 20439 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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O'Mara, Joanne (2006) Putting pre-service teachers first, in Rennie J. (ed.), Voices, vibes, visions, pp. 1-9, Darwin, N.T., Charles Darwin University [E1]
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2004 School of Social and Cultural Studies in Education

O'Mara, Joanne (2004) At Sunny Bay: building students' repertoire of literacy practices through process drama, in Healy, Annah and Honan, Eileen (eds), Text next : new resources for literacy learning, pp. 119-136, Primary English Teaching Association, Sydney, N.S.W. [B1]
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Beavis, Catherine and O'Mara, Joanne (2004) A checklist for English teachers, EQ Australia, vol. Taking English, pp. 14-15, Curriculum Corporation, Melbourne, Vic. [C3]
ERA journal ID: Not matching ERA journal list
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O'Mara, Joanne (2004) A ticket to the zoo, Practically primary : giving voice to literacy, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 7-9, Australian Literacy Educators' Association, Carlton, Vic. [C3]
ERA journal ID: Not matching ERA journal list
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2003 School of Social and Cultural Studies in Education

O'Mara, Joanne (2003) Repositioning drama to centre stage: drama, English, text and literacy, N J Drama Australia Journal, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 17-26, Drama Australia - The National Association for Drama Education, Brisbane, Qld. [C1]
ERA journal ID: 34510 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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O'Mara, Joanne (2003) Poetry as a starting point for drama: learning to tolerate ambiguity, Literacy learning: the middle years, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 73-79, Australian Literacy Educators' Association, Norwood, S. Aust. [C3]
ERA journal ID: 20334 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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O'Mara, Joanne (2003) Drama as text : reading dramatic literacies, in Bartlett, K. (eds), Thinking fwd : IFTE 2003, 5 - 8 July, Melbourne, Australia : transforming literacies, changing English, elsewheres of potential, p. 1, IFTE, North Carlton, Vic. [E3]
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2002 School of Social and Cultural Studies in Education

Raphael, Jo and O'Mara, Joanne (2002) A challenge, a threat and a promise: drama as professional development for teacher educators, Melbourne Studies in Education, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 77-87, Melbourne University Publishing, Carlton, Vic. [C1]
ERA journal ID: 20125 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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O'Mara, Joanne (2002) Understanding the complexity of social issues through process drama, Talking points, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 27-30, National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, Ill. [C3]
ERA journal ID: Not matching ERA journal list
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Grants and Consultancies

All years

Research Income - National Competitive Grants

Halse, C, Mansouri, F, Arrowsmith, C*, Moss, J, Arber, R, Denson, N*, Priest, N*, Priest, N* and O'Mara, J. Intercultural understanding in primary and secondary schools, ARC Collaborative - Linkage - Projects (Round 2) [T]

  • 2013: $108,321

Beavis, C*, Dezuanni, M*, O'Mara, J, Prestridge, S*, Rowan, L, Wyatt-Smith, C*, Zagami, J*, Zagami, J* and Chee, Y*. Serious Play: Using digital games in school to promote literacy and learning in the twenty first century, ARC Collaborative - Linkage - Projects (Round 2) [T]

  • 2013: $39,500
  • 2012: $38,500

Beavis, C, Bradford, C, O'Mara, J and Walsh, C. Literacy in the digital world of the twenty-first century: learning from computer games. , ARC Collaborative - Linkage - Projects (Round 1) [T]

  • 2010: $52,596
  • 2009: $-27,695
  • 2008: $41,626
  • 2007: $65,295

Research Income - Other Public Sector Funding

Halse, C, Mansouri, F, Arrowsmith, C*, Moss, J, Arber, R, Denson, N*, Priest, N*, Priest, N* and O'Mara, J. Intercultural understanding in primary and secondary schools [U]

  • 2013: $10,000

Kostogriz, A, Vale, C, Blake, D, Auld, G, Bragg, L, Paatsch, L, Ollis, T, O'Mara, J and Williams, G. Literacy and Numerousy Strategy - Literature Review [U]

  • 2013: $54,420

Beavis, C, Bradford, C, O'Mara, J and Walsh, C. Literacy in the digital world of the twenty-first century: learning from computer games. [U]

  • 2011: $-10,000
  • 2010: $25,000
  • 2008: $30,000
  • 2007: $30,000

Blackmore, J, Dixon, M, O'Mara, J, Loughlin, J, Bateman, D, Cloonan, A, Senior, K, Bamforth, J, Aranda, G, le Cudennec, R and McCulloch, K. Innovative Learning Environments Research Study [U]

  • 2011: $143,524
  • 2010: $54,000

Blackmore, J, Bateman, D, O'Mara, J and Loughlin, J. Review of the literature on the connections between physical learning spaces and student learning outcomes [U]

  • 2010: $30,844

Research Income - Industry and Other Funding

Doecke, B, Moss, J, Cloonan, A, Lynch, J and O'Mara, J. Evaluation of the Professional Learning Flagship Program: Leading Curriculum Change [V]

  • 2012: $47,117

Research Income - Industry and Other Funding - Australian

Halse, C, Mansouri, F, Arrowsmith, C*, Moss, J, Arber, R, Denson, N*, Priest, N*, Priest, N* and O'Mara, J. Intercultural understanding in primary and secondary schools [V.1]

  • 2013: $30,000

Higher Degree by Research Completions supervised by Joanne O'Mara

2013

Michelle Ludecke
Doctor of Philosophy, Thesis entitled: Using beginning teachers' 'firsts' to understand identity formation and transformation.
School of Education Requires an Internet connection

Nishta Devi Rosunee
Doctor of Philosophy, Thesis entitled: Who's culture, where and why? - identity, culture and artistic expression.
School of Education Requires an Internet connection

2012

Margaret Milne
Doctor of Philosophy, Thesis entitled: Doing Without School! Spaces becomes places: adolescent identity and engagement.
School of Education Requires an Internet connection

Legend:
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