Professor Janet Mooney - Institute for Positive Psychology & Education (Faculty of Health Sciences)

Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor

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Janet is a Yuin woman from the South Coast of NSW. She is currently a Professor in the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education at the Australian Catholic University. Prior to this she was the Director of the Koori Centre at the University of Sydney (1996 a?? 2013) and Lecturer/coordinator in the Aboriginal Education Assistants Program (1990 a?? 1996). She has also been a Secondary Teacher, Education Officer, and Consultant in Aboriginal Education. Janet has dedicated her career to improving educational outcomes for Aboriginal people and she strongly believes that education is a tool for social justice and therefore actively promotes exemplary and innovative educational practice. Her research interests include: the effective teaching of Indigenous students; Indigenous Studies; and interventions that make a difference in educational settings; i.e. employment and education, education policy and teaching, social justice, culture, history.

Contact

Phone :02 9701 4660 (Strathfield)
Email :janet.mooney@acu.edu.au
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Research Interests

Indigenous education; ; Australian Indigenous History ; teaching Indigenous students, ; Social Justice; Educative justice; ; quality teaching ;

Methods Expertise

Qualitative ; Case study research ;

Research Projects

No research project is currently recorded.

Selected Publications

2013

Teaching through story mapping., in International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society.

Shifting the Emphasis: Embedding and reflecting on introducing Aboriginal studies and perspectives (pp 301-318). , in Seeding success in Indigenous Australian higher education (Diversity in higher education, volume 14).

A Critical Analysis of Core Aboriginal Studies Subjects (pp 319-342). , in Seeding success in Indigenous Australian higher education (Diversity in higher education, volume 14).

Embedding Aboriginal Cultural Knowledge in Curriculum at University Level through Aboriginal Community Engagement (pp 251 - 276). , in Seeding success in Indigenous Australian higher education (Diversity in higher education, volume 14).

2012

Indigenous knowledge ona??line as a community narrative. Vol. 41, pp 47-59, 2012. , in The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education. University of Queensland.

2010

Taking our place: Aboriginal education and the story of the Koori Centre at the University of Sydney.

2008

Linking learning to community for computer courses. , in The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education.