Dr Jean MacNish

Dr Jean MacNish
Dip Teach (Curtin), BEd Secondary (Curtin), MEd (Deakin), PhD (Curtin), MACE
Associate Professor

Email: jean.macnish@nd.edu.au
Phone: 9433 0165

Jean is an Associate Professor at The University of Notre Dame Australia's School of Education, Fremantle campus, and co-ordinates and teaches undergraduate and postgraduate Information & Communications Technologies (ICT) units.

She has extensive experience in K-12 education, both as a teacher and in senior management roles. In previous leadership roles, Jean has been responsible for seven national ICT projects and has worked with institutional partners in Queensland, Victoria and NSW.

In 2006, Jean was awarded the Walter D. Neal Award by Curtin University for Excellence in Research for her PhD study on ICT in education: “Learning about eLearning”. Jean has continued her research focus on ICT integration in education where she seeks to generate and apply new knowledge in how to best leverage such technologies in teaching and learning. Jean is currently supervising three doctoral students and is passionate about sound ICT integration.

Selection of Journal Articles and Published Conference Papers:
(For a full list, please see http://researchonline.nd.edu.au/ or http://nd-au.academia.edu/JeanMacnish)

2013

  • Handal, B., Macnish, J. & Petocz, P. (in press). Adopting mobile learning in tertiary environments: Instructional, curricular and organizational matters. Education Sciences.
  • Macnish, J. & Bate, F. (2013). Using mobile learning technologies as a catalyst for educational change in early childhood education: A Western Australian schools-university partnership model.  In Jan Herrington et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2013 (pp. 585-591).  Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Retrieved September 18, 2013 from http://www.editlib.org/p/112015
  • Bate, F., Day, L. & Macnish, J., (2013). Conceptualising changes to pre-service teachers’ knowledge of how to best facilitate learning in mathematics: A TPACK inspired initiative. The Australian Journal of Teacher Education. 38, (5), 14-30.
  • Bate, F. Macnish, J. & Males, S. (2013). Understanding parent perceptions of a 1:1 laptop program in Western Australia. Australian Educational Computing. 27(2), 18-21.

2012

  • Bate, F. G., Macnish, J. M., & Males, S. (2012, July). Managing student distraction: Responding to problems of gaming and pornography in a Western Australian school for boys. In EDULEARN12 Proceedings 4th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies. Barcelona, Spain, (pp. 2715-2725)
  • Bate, F. G., Macnish, J. M., & Males, S. (2012, October). Understanding parent perceptions of a 1:1 laptop program in Western Australia. In Australian Computers in Education (ACEC) Conference. Perth, WA, 2-5 October, 2012.
  • Bate, F., Macnish, J., & Males, S. (2012, February). Parent and student perceptions of the initial implementation of a 1:1 laptop program in Western Australia. In Proceedings 2012 International Conference on Education and Management Innovation. IPED, 30, 61-67.
  • Tor, E., Macnish, J., Wright, A. & Steketee, C. (2012, March).  Monitoring possible effects of examiner stringency/leniency using simple statistics. Proceedings Ottawa Conference on the Assessment of Competence in Medicine and the Healthcare Professions. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 9-13 March 2012.

2011

  • Tor, E., Macnish, J., Wright, A. & Steketee, C. (2011, August). Improving the validity and reliability of OSCE scores through a comprehensive measurement instrument. Proceedings Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference. Vienna, Austria, 29-31 August, 2011.
  • Tor, E., Macnish, J., Wright, A. & Steketee, C. (2011, August). Defensibility, credibility and feasibility of three standard setting procedures for OSCE: Developing evidence-informed assessments. Proceedings Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference. Vienna, Austria, 29-31 August 2011.