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Professor Shirley O'Neill

Professor Shirley O'Neill
Name Shirley O'Neill
Position Professor (Language and Literacies Education)
Section School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education
Office A235
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4513
Extension 4513
Qualifications DipT TownsvilleCAE , BEd TownsvilleCAE , MEd(Hons) JCU , PhD JCU

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified ( 130399 )
  • Linguistics not elsewhere classified ( 200499 )
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified ( 130299 )

Research interests
Languages and literacies education, Global education, technology and pedagogy, Language competencies and language assessment,
Teacher professional learning, Service-learning in pre-service teacher education, language and cognitive development in children.

Professional memberships
Founder and Co-President International Society for Leadership in Pedagogies and Learning Inc.
Founder and Editor-In-Chief, International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning
Vice-President, Asia Pacific Association for Multimedia Assisted Language Learning (APAMALL)
Member Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL)
Board Member Republic of China Multimedia English Language Instructors Association (ROCMELIA)
Guest Editor, Improving Schools, July Issue, 2013, Sage, UK

Currently teaching courses/programs
ECE4012 Crosscultural Communication in Early Childhood
FET3551 Workplace Literacy
LIN8007 Language Testing

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
10 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
15 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Founder/Convenor International Conferences on Pedagogies and Learning - next 2009
Founder and Co-Editor International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning

Publications in ePrints

O'Neill, Shirley and van Rensburg, Henriette, eds. (2016) Global language policies and local educational practices and cultures, 11th ed. Deep University Press, Blue Mounds, Wisconsin. ISBN 978-1-939755-28-5

O'Neill, Shirley (2015) EFL teachers professional learning needs: working with multimedia and the cloud. In: English language education in a global world: practices, issues and challenges. Languages and Linguistics. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, pp. 45-60. ISBN 978-1-63483-497-1

O'Neill, Shirley (2015) School leadership and pedagogical reform: building student capacity. In: Multidimensional perspectives on principal leadership effectiveness. Advances in Educational Marketing, Administration, and Leadership. IGI Publishing (IGI Global), Hershey, PA, USA, pp. 103-131. ISBN 978-1-4666-6591-0

El Amouri, Souher and O'Neill, Shirley (2014) Leadership style and culturally competent care: nurse leaders' views of their practice in the multicultural care settings of the United Arab Emirates. Contemporary Nurse, 48 (2). pp. 135-149. ISSN 1037-6178

O'Neill, Shirley (2013) Activating 'language for learning' through schoolwide pedagogy: the case of MacKillop School. Improving Schools, 16 (2). pp. 107-118. ISSN 1365-4802

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