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Mrs Amanda Heffernan

Mrs Amanda Heffernan
Name Amanda Heffernan
Position Lecturer (Education)
Section School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
Office G427
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1481
Extension 1481
Email
Qualifications BA Qld , BEd Qld , MEdSt Qld

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Specialist Studies in Education ( 130300 )
  • Educational Administration, Management and Leadership ( 130304 )

Research interests
School Leadership
School Improvement
Systemic School Reform
Teaching in Rural & Remote Communities

Professional memberships
Australian Association for Research in Education
Queensland College of Teachers

Currently teaching courses/programs
EDC4000 - Professional Placement & Portfolio
EDM8004 - Teacher Identity
EDO3341 - Teaching in Rural & Remote Communities

Previously Taught:
EDC1400 - Foundations of Curriculum and Pedagogy
EDC2400 - Diversity and Pedagogy
EDP3333 - Curriculum & Pedagogy 3

Research most recent
Heffernan, A. (2016). The Emperor's perfect map: leadership by numbers. The Australian Educational Researcher, 43(2), 377-391.

Heffernan, A. (2016). Attitudes towards using the Simpsons to engage students in the English classroom. Literacy Learning: The Middle Years, 24(2), 55-65.


Research most notable
Heffernan, A. (2016). The Emperor's perfect map: leadership by numbers. The Australian Educational Researcher, 43(2), 377-391.


Publications in ePrints

Heffernan, Amanda (2016) Attitudes towards using The Simpsons to engage students in the English classroom. Literacy Learning: The Middle Years, 24 (2). pp. 55-65. ISSN 1320-5692

Heffernan, Amanda and Fogarty, Rod and Sharplin, Elaine (2016) G'aim'ing to be a rural teacher?: Improving pre-service teacher's learning exoeriences in an online rural and remote teacher preparation course. Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 26 (2). pp. 49-62. ISSN 1839-7387

Jones, David and Albion, Peter R. and Heffernan, Amanda (2016) Mapping the digital practices of teacher educators: implications for teacher education in changing digital landscapes. In: Research highlights in technology and teacher education 2016. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA, pp. 69-76. ISBN 978‐1‐939797‐26‐1

Heffernan, Amanda (2016) New voice scholars perspectives: transforming education through professional learning. ACEL Perspectives, 3. pp. 5-6.

Heffernan, Amanda (2016) The Emperor's perfect map: leadership by numbers. The Australian Educational Researcher, 43 (3). pp. 377-391. ISSN 0311-6999

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