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Professor Patrick Danaher

Professor Patrick Danaher
Name Patrick Danaher
Position Professor (Educational Research)
Section School of Education
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1190
Extension 1190
Email
Qualifications BEd JCU , BA Qld , GDipEdTert UNE , MLitt UNE , PhD CQU
Homepage http://patrickalandanaher.weebly.com/
The views expressed on staff homepages may not reflect the views of the University.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Higher Education ( 130103 )
  • Specialist Studies in Education ( 130300 )
  • Sociology of Education ( 160809 )
  • Sociology Of Education ( 390203 )
  • Higher Education ( 390303 )
  • Teacher And Student Wellbeing ( 390412 )
  • Comparative And Cross-Cultural Education ( 390401 )
  • Teacher Education And Professional Development Of Educators ( 390307 )
  • Education Policy ( 390200 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education ( 390400 )
  • Education Systems ( 390300 )

Research interests
Research interests based on the 2020 Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification:
390203 Sociology of education
390303 Higher education
390307 Teacher education and professional development of educators
390401 Comparative and cross-cultural education
390412 Teacher and student wellbeing

Research interests based on the 2008 Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification:
130103 Higher Education
130307 Ethnic Education
130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Teachers
160809 Sociology of Education

Research interests based on the Dewey decimal classification system:
370.72 Educational research
371.35 Distance education
371.82 Specific kinds of students; schools for specific kinds of students
378.12 Faculty and teaching
379.26 Educational equalization (equal educational opportunity)

Substantive research interests:
Academics', educators' and researchers' work and identities
Distance, online and open education
Doctoral students and supervisors
The education of mobile learners and communities
Education research ethics, methods, politics and theories
Rural education
Sociocultural foundations and contexts of education

Amazon author pages:
http://www.amazon.com/Patrick-Alan-Danaher/e/B001JP9QX2/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1386810002 & sr=1-2-ent
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Patrick-Alan-Danaher/e/B001JP9QX2/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1386810039 & sr=1-2-ent

Google Scholar page:
http://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=899xdw0AAAAJ & hl=en

Professional memberships
Queensland College of Teachers

Currently teaching courses/programs
Not applicable

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
31 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
9 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Adjunct Professor, School of Education and the Arts, Higher Education Division, Central Queensland University, Australia (June 2014 to June 2023)
Docent in Social Justice and Education, University of Helsinki, Finland (16 January 2018-)
Adjunct Professor, College of Arts, Society and Education, James Cook University, Australia (17 March 2020-16 March 2023)

Research most recent
McLennan, B., Peel, K. L., Burnett, E., & Danaher, P. A. (2022). Australian Remote Education Tutors and universities: Proposed innovative partnerships for credentialling adult supervisors of school students enrolled in distance education. In _Rural professional learning: Systemic and student perspectives_. Special theme issue of the _Australian and International Journal of Rural Education_, _32_(1), 52-69. https://journal.spera.asn.au/index.php/AIJRE
Veles, N., & Danaher, P. A. (2022). Transformative research collaboration as _third space_ and _creative understanding_: Learnings from higher education research and doctoral supervision. _Research Papers in Education_. https://doi.org/10.1080/02671522.2022.2089212
Fergusson, L. C., van der Laan, L., Imran, S., & Danaher, P. A. (2022). Authentic assessment and work-based learning: The case of professional studies in a post-COVID Australia. _Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning._ https://doi.org/10.1108/HESWBL-03-2022-0074


Research most notable
AUTHORED RESEARCH BOOKS:
Danaher, P. A., Coombes, P. N., & Kiddle, C. (2007). _Teaching Traveller children: Maximising learning outcomes_. Stoke on Trent, UK and Sterling, VA: Trentham Books, pp. xxiii + 122.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Teaching-Traveller-Children-Maximising-Learning/dp/1858563771/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8 & qid=1417834248 & sr=8-1 & keywords=teaching+traveller+children
Danaher, P. A., Moriarty, B. J., & Danaher, G. R. (2009). _Mobile learning communities: Creating new educational futures_. New York: Routledge, pp. xiii + 210.
http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415991599/
Bhopal, K., & Danaher, P. A. (2013). _Identity and pedagogy in higher education: International comparisons_. London, UK: Bloomsbury Academic, pp. vi + 182.
http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/identity-and-pedagogy-in-higher-education-9781441125552/
Danaher, M. J. M., Cook, J. R., Danaher, G. R., Coombes, P. N., & Danaher, P. A. (2013). _Researching education with marginalized communities_. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. xii + 232.
http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/researching-education-with-marginalized-communities-mike-danaher/?sf1=barcode & st1=9781137012678
Danaher, P. A., Davies, A., De George-Walker, L., Jones, J. K., Matthews, K. J., Midgley, W., Arden, C. H., & Baguley, M. (2014). _Contemporary capacity-building in educational contexts_. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan/Palgrave Pivot, pp. xiv + 170.
http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/contemporary-capacity-building-in-educational-contexts-patrick-alan-danaher/?sf1=barcode & st1=9781137374561
[This book was one of three books that were awarded third prize in the 2015 inaugural University of Southern Queensland Publication Excellence Awards Authored Research Book (A1) Category for books published in 2014.]
Baguley, M., Danaher, P. A., Davies, A., De George-Walker, L., Jones, J. K., Matthews, K. J., Midgley, W., & Arden, C. H. (2014). _Educational learning and development: Building and enhancing capacity_. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan/Palgrave Pivot, pp. xiii + 165.
http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/educational-learning-and-development-margaret-baguley/?sf1=barcode & st1=9781137392831
[This book was one of three books that were awarded third prize in the 2015 inaugural University of Southern Queensland Publication Excellence Awards Authored Research Book (A1) Category for books published in 2014.]
Kelly, N., ClarĂ , M., Kehrwald, B. A., & Danaher, P. A. (2016). _Online learning networks for pre-service and early career teachers._ Baskingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan/Palgrave Pivot, pp. xix + 130. http://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9781137503015
[This book was awarded third prize in the 2017 University of Southern Queensland Publication Excellence Awards Authored Research Book (A1) Category for books published in 2016.]

EDITED RESEARCH BOOKS:
Danaher, P. A. (Ed.) (1998). _Beyond the ferris wheel: Educating Queensland show children_ _(Studies in open and distance learning number 1)_. Rockhampton, Qld: Central Queensland University Press, pp. xiv + 209. [This book received the 1999 Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia Award for Excellence in a Book or Non-Print Production Detailing Research.]
Coombes, P. N., Danaher, M. J. M., & Danaher, P. A. (Eds.) (2004). _Strategic uncertainties: Ethics, politics and risk in contemporary educational research_. Flaxton, Qld: Post Pressed, pp. xii + 210.
McConachie, J., Harreveld, R. E., Luck, J. T., Nouwens, F., & Danaher, P. A. (Eds.) (2006). _Doctrina perpetua: Brokering change, promoting innovation and transforming marginalisation in university learning and teaching_. Teneriffe, Qld: Post Pressed, pp. x + 267.


Publications in ePrints

McLennan, Brad ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1016-8275 and Peel, KarenORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1626-9525 and Burnett, Elizabeth and Danaher, PatrickORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2289-7774 (2022) Australian Remote Education Tutors and Universities: Proposed Innovative Partnerships for Credentialling Adult Supervisors of School Students Enrolled in Distance Education. Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 32 (1). pp. 52-69. ISSN 1839-7387

Veles, Natalia and Danaher, Patrick A.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2289-7774 (2022) Transformative research collaboration as third space and creative understanding: learnings from higher education research and doctoral supervision. Research Papers in Education. ISSN 0267-1522

Mulligan, Deborah L. and Danaher, Patrick AlanORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2289-7774 (2021) Conceptualising researchers’ risks and synthesising strategies for engaging with those risks: articulating an agenda for apprehending scholars’ precarious positions. In: Researchers at risk: precarity, jeopardy and uncertainty in academia. Palgrave Studies in Education Research Methods, 9. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 3-19. ISBN 978-3-030-53856-9

Mulligan, Deborah L. and Danaher, Patrick AlanORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2289-7774 (2021) Reconstructing researchers at risk and risky research: some answers to the organising questions. In: Researchers at risk: precarity, jeopardy and uncertainty in academia. Palgrave Studies in Education Research Methods, 9. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 327-342. ISBN 978-3-030-53856-9

Mulligan, Deborah L. and Danaher, Patrick AlanORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2289-7774 (2021) Researchers at risk: precarity, jeopardy and uncertainty in academia. Palgrave Studies in Education Research Methods, 9. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-030-53856-9

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Higher Education ( 130103 )
  • Sociology of Education ( 160809 )
  • Sociology Of Education ( 390203 )
  • Higher Education ( 390303 )
  • Teacher And Student Wellbeing ( 390412 )
  • Comparative And Cross-Cultural Education ( 390401 )
  • Teacher Education And Professional Development Of Educators ( 390307 )
  • Education Policy ( 390200 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education ( 390400 )
  • Education Systems ( 390300 )


Research topics