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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 )
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy ( 130200 )
  • Specialist Studies in Education ( 130300 )
  • Sociology of Education ( 160809 )

Research interests
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)
28 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 2020)
Docent in Social Justice and Education, University of Helsinki, Finland (16 January 2018-)

Research most recent
Machin, T. M., Clarà, M., & Danaher, P. A. (Eds.) (2019). _Traversing the doctorate: Reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators (Palgrave studies in education research methods vol. 5)_. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. i-xxvii + 1-433. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030237301
Machin, T. M., Clarà, M., & Danaher, P. A. (2019). Traversing the doctorate: Situating scholarship and identifying issues. In T. M. Machin, M. Clarà, & P. A. Danaher (Eds.), _Traversing the doctorate: Reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators (Palgrave studies in education research methods vol. 5)_ (pp. 1-12). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030237301
Press, N. I., Rossi, D. M., Graham, C., & Danaher, P. A. (2019). Doctoral supervision as a relational endeavour, a pedagogical commitment and reciprocal growth. In T. M. Machin, M. Clarà, & P. A. Danaher (Eds.), _Traversing the doctorate: Reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators (Palgrave studies in education research methods vol. 5)_ (pp. 143-163). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030237301


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., Clarà, 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

Danaher, Mike and Danaher, Patrick Alan (2019) Asynchronous learning. In: Encyclopedia of educational innovation. Springer Reference Encyclopedia of Educational Innovation. Springer Nature, Singapore, pp. 1-6.

Press, Nona and Rossi, Dolene and Graham, Coralie and Danaher, Patrick Alan (2019) Doctoral supervision as a relational endeavour, a pedagogical commitment and reciprocal growth. In: Traversing the doctorate: reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators. Palgrave Studies in Education Research Methods. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 143-163. ISBN 978-3-030-23730-1

Kelly, Nick and Cespedes, Marcela and Clara, Marc and Danaher, Patrick A. (2019) Early career teachers’ intentions to leave the profession: the complex relationships among preservice education, early career support, and job satisfaction. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 44 (3 - Article 6). pp. 93-113. ISSN 0313-5373

Danaher, Patrick (2019) Part 1: designing the doctorate: introduction. In: Traversing the doctorate: reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators. Palgrave Studies in Education Research Methods. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 13-14. ISBN 978-3-030-23730-1

Danaher, Patrick (2019) Part IV: travelling through the doctorate: introduction. In: Traversing the doctorate: reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators. Palgrave Studies in Education Research Methods. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 319-321. ISBN 978-3-030-23730-1

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Higher Education ( 130103 )
  • Sociology of Education ( 160809 )