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A/Prof. Janine Mc Burnie



Interim Head of School, Life and Environmental Sciences


Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env


School of Life & Env Sciences


Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus


Master of Science, Deakin University, 1998
Bachelor of Education, Victoria College, 1990


Research interests

Education for Sustainability

Transition: focussing on transition into 2nd year undergraduate science programs

Indigenous engagement in natural resources management

Teaching interests

Environmental Management and Sustainability

Indigenous  Engagement Natural Resources Management

Units taught

SLE121 Environmental Sustainability

SLE218 Indigenous Engagement: Natural Resources Management

SHD201/SHD301 Creating Sustainable Futures


2011 ALTC Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning
2010 Deakin University Award for Teaching Excellence
2007 Deakin University Award for Teaching Excellence


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The reciprocal nature of Assessment-as-Learning and feedback literacy: case studies from higher education in Australia

Christine Contessotto, Christine Contessotto, Joanna Tai, Joanna Tai, Janine Mc Burnie, Janine Mc Burnie, Kelli Nicola-Richmond, Kelli Nicola-Richmond, Petra Brown, Petra Brown

(2022), pp. 1-17, Assessment as learning : maximising opportunities for student learning and achievement, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

Tracking the environment in Australian children's literature: the Children's Book Council of Australia Picture Book of the Year Awards 1955-2014

Y Babb, J McBurnie, K Miller

(2018), Vol. 24, pp. 716-730, Environmental Education Research, C1

journal article

Inspiration from the Classroom: A Mixed Method Case Study of Interdisciplinary Sustainability Learning in Higher Education

S Noy, R Patrick, T Capetola, J McBurnie

(2017), Vol. 33, pp. 97-118, Australian Journal of Environmental Education, C1

journal article

Community perceptions of orangutan conservation and palm oil in Melbourne, Australia

S Taylor, K Miller, J McBurnie

(2016), Vol. 73, pp. 255-267, International journal of environmental studies, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Avoiding the second year slump : a transition framework for students progressing through university

J McBurnie, M Campbell, J West

(2012), Vol. 20, pp. 14-24, International journal of innovation in science and mathematics education, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal article

An evaluation of Sea Search as a citizen science programme in Marine Protected Areas

R Koss, K Miller, G Wescott, A Bellgrove, A Boxshall, J McBurnie, A Bunce, P Gilmour, D Ierodiaconou

(2009), Vol. 15, pp. 116-127, Pacific conservation biology, Baulkham Hills, N.S.W., C1

journal article

Sea search : community - based monitoring of Victoria's marine national parks and sanctuaries : seagrass monitoring

R Koss, A Bunce, P Gilmour, J McBurnie

(2005), Melbourne, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found


No completed student supervisions to report