Student theses

In what ways and for what reasons do leaders of international schools deploy their leadership behaviours in response to the cultural context of staff with whom they work?

Author: Fisher, D., 19 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Hayden, M. (Supervisor) & Thompson, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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The Discursive Recontextualization of ‘Lifelong Learner’ in International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum Schools

Author: Slough-Kuss, Y., 19 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Bunnell, T. (Supervisor) & Chawla-Duggan, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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The Intersection of Gender and Ethnicity and Traditional American-Ethos Type International School Leadership Positions

Author: Phan, L., 1 May 2019

Supervisor: Fertig, M. (Supervisor) & Abbas, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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Understanding Expert Mediation in Online and On-site Settings: : A Case Study

Author: Diaz Maggioli, G., 1 May 2019

Supervisor: Sanchez, H. (Supervisor) & Forey, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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An analysis of the leadership and management of dual-culture co-principals in international schools in China

Author: Neufield, A., 19 Jun 2019

Supervisor: James, C. (Supervisor) & Bunnell, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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An Investigation into Acculturative Stress: A Multiple-case Study of Three UK Students Studying Abroad in China

Author: Li, W., 19 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Iwaniec, J. (Supervisor) & Mckinley, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

In Search of Bilingual Education in Dubai’s Private K-12 Education Sector

Author: Azzam, Z., 19 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Savvides, N. (Supervisor) & Shields, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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TEACHER USE OF CODESWITCHING IN THE SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSROOM: EXPLORING TEACHER PRACTICES AND PERCEPTIONS IN THE CONTEXT OF UNIVERSITY ENGLISH AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLASSROOMS IN CHINA

Author: Chen, J., 19 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Iwaniec, J. (Supervisor) & Dunworth, K. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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What's the Big Idea?: The role of social interaction as a motivator in online classes

Author: Snyder, R., 19 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Costas Batlle, I. (Supervisor) & Carr, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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Drivers for the successful implementation of a Boarding Programme: case study of a Tanzanian International School Campus

Author: Horton, R., 3 Apr 2019

Supervisor: Hayden, M. (Supervisor) & Thompson, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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Cooperation or competition: an exploration of values relating to internationalisation in higher education in Ireland

Author: O'Neill, D., 3 Apr 2019

Supervisor: Abbas, A. (Supervisor) & Bunnell, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

International school teachers' beliefs about intercultural understanding and identity

Author: Williams-Gualandi, D. M., 19 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Hayden, M. (Supervisor) & Thompson, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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Engagement with Teacher Feedback: An Exploratory Research into Chinese Student Experience in UK Higher Education

Author: Li, F., 19 Jun 2019

Supervisor: Curdt-Christiansen, X. L. (Supervisor) & Carr, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

An analysis of programme decision-making in further education colleges in England

Author: Walsh, D., 14 May 2018

Supervisor: James, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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Reading Buddies: Cross-Age Tutoring as Empowering Pedagogy for Young English Language Learners

Author: Moriarty, K., 21 Mar 2018

Supervisor: Donnelly, M. (Supervisor) & Carr, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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Language Emergence in Collaborative CALL Environments: An Investigation within Higher Education in Oman from a Complexity Theory and Noticing Hypothesis Perspective

Author: Al Saidi, F., 20 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Dunworth, K. (Supervisor) & Sanchez, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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An investigation into experienced English language teachers' use of grammar teaching techniques: A belief perspective

Author: Csernus, A., 17 Aug 2018

Supervisor: Sanchez, H. (Supervisor) & Dunworth, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Antecedents and outcomes of employee engagement among academics in Tanzanian: an integrated theoretical approach

Author: Ndibalema, R. A., 2 May 2018

Supervisor: Rayton, B. (Supervisor), Shields, R. (Supervisor) & Hope Hailey, V. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Quality Assurance in Transnational Education

Author: Williams, M., 20 Jun 2018

Supervisor: Shields, R. (Supervisor) & Naidoo, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Business (DBA)

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Online Professional Development of English Teachers: An analysis of Cognitive Presence via the Community of Inquiry Framework

Author: Edmett, A., 5 Sep 2018

Supervisor: Skidmore, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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The Potential Effectiveness of Self-Compassion, Cognitive Emotion Regulation and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Training as Stress-Management Strategies for Teachers Working in an International Context

Author: Smith, R., 1 Apr 2018

Supervisor: Goodall, J. (Supervisor) & James, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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An investigation into how white working class students break the trend of underachievement and accomplish academic success

Author: Barrett, G., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Lauder, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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The subject beyond culture: An examination of change in educator subjectivity(s) on becoming ‘international’

Author: House, K., 6 Dec 2017

Supervisor: Donnelly, M. (Supervisor) & Hayden, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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The role of a transnational education service business in higher education

Author: Irving, R., 1 Mar 2017

Supervisor: Lauder, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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Game based pedagogies and the volunteer coaching community: (re)imagining coach learning and knowledge through a collaborative approach

Author: Williams, S., 27 Jul 2017

Supervisor: Carr, S. (Supervisor) & Bush, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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The Depiction of Social Inequalities in British School Stories of the 1940s and 1950s

Author: Sampey, P., 13 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Barratt Hacking, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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How has the University Technical College curriculum delivery model achieved motivational benefit for learners?

Author: Dale, D., 1 Mar 2017

Supervisor: Carr, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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International school students’ experiences of their local environment – a case study from Qatar

Author: Picton, O., 11 Jan 2017

Supervisor: Barratt Hacking, E. (Supervisor) & Hayden, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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A critical review of graduate employability skills : lessons from the Maltese experience

Author: Thake, A. M., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Cressey, P. (Supervisor) & Lauder, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Where do I fit it? Exploring how dyslexic young people experience social interactions in a mainstream secondary school.

Author: Ross, H., 2 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Skinner, T. (Supervisor) & Skidmore, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Technology, History and Pedagogy: Exploring the Distance between Theory and Practice.

Author: Athey, G., 21 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Lauder, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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Curriculum reform in the Faculty of Health Sciences at La Trobe University

Author: Swerissen, H., 9 Oct 2017

Supervisor: Jamieson, I. (Supervisor) & Shields, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Business (DBA)

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Participation in higher education international experiences: the role of habitus, rational cost-benefit analysis, and university based context

Author: Gundersen, G., 26 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Abbas, A. (Supervisor) & Shields, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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The administrator role in professional development in international schools: perspectives on planning, implementing, evaluating and resourcing

Author: Pelonis-Peneros, P., 1 Mar 2017

Supervisor: Hayden, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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Re-shaping personhood through neoliberal governmentality: Non-formal education, charities, and youth sport programmes

Author: Costas Batlle, I., 31 Oct 2017

Supervisor: Carr, S. (Supervisor) & Brown, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Inside the black box: an exploration of change mechanisms in drug and alcohol rehabilitation projects

Author: Leighton, T., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Porter, J. (Supervisor), Scott, J. (Supervisor) & Chaiklin, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Internationalisation of South African higher education: rationales and implementation

Author: Sowazi, S., 14 Sep 2017

Supervisor: Shields, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Business (DBA)

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Examining Shifts in Institutional Positioning in the Evolving Irish Higher Education System

Author: Hannon, M., 2 Nov 2017

Supervisor: Davies, J. L. (External person) (Supervisor) & Shields, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Business (DBA)

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Facilitatory and Inhibitory Factors in Higher Education Mergers: Case Studies from the Irish Institute of Technology Sector

Author: Kenneally, A., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Shields, R. (Supervisor) & Davies , J. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Business (DBA)

Climbing Walls, Making Bridges: Capoeira, Parkour and Children of Immigrants' Identity Negotiations in Turin's Public Spaces

Author: De Martini Ugolotti, N., 3 Oct 2016

Supervisor: Fullagar, S. (Supervisor) & Silk, M. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Learning English in a Globalized Context: A Case Study of Students in The United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Author: Sadek, G., 22 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Grimshaw, T. (Supervisor) & Kuchah, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Water, Place and Learning: A Case Study from the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Author: Sweeney, A., 12 Oct 2016

Supervisor: Gough, S. (Supervisor) & Barratt Hacking, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Shifting Borders: A Case Study Of Internationalisation Of Education Within A Dutch School Group In Amsterdam

Author: Prickarts, B., 18 May 2016

Supervisor: Hayden, M. (Supervisor) & Thompson, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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How And Why Universal Primary Education Was Selected As A Millennium Development Goal: A Case Study

Author: Maher, E., 8 Jan 2016

Supervisor: Souto-Otero, M. (Supervisor) & Lauder, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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"They don't know what's going on": Exploring young people's political subjectivities during transitions to adulthood in the UK

Author: Bowman, B., 22 Jun 2016

Supervisor: Milner, S. (Supervisor) & Chawla-Duggan, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Schooling for Sale in Dubai: An Analysis of Schooling Quality and Price

Author: Selim, S., 31 Mar 2016

Supervisor: Shields, R. (Supervisor) & Lauder, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)

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