Professor Janet Mooney - Institute for Positive Psychology & Education (Faculty of Health Sciences)
Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor
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.
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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).
Indigenous knowledge ona??line as a community narrative. Vol. 41, pp 47-59, 2012. , in The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education. University of Queensland.
Taking our place: Aboriginal education and the story of the Koori Centre at the University of Sydney.
Linking learning to community for computer courses. , in The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education.