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I am currently a Senior Lecturer in Inclusive Education and Wellbeing at the University of South Australia with research, teaching and scholarship which advocate a capabilities approach and valuing of the diversity of young people. As the School of Education, Program Director Master of Teaching, my vision is to work collaboratively to equip graduates with qualities that promote learner achievement and wellbeing which transfers to productive citizenship. Current research contributes to the broad themes of social sustainability and citizenship for young people, in particular wellbeing, relationships, identity and educational influence. Social justice, inclusion and wellbeing are integral priorities in teaching, scholarship and research... Read more
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I am currently a Senior Lecturer in Inclusive Education and Wellbeing at the University of South Australia with research, teaching and scholarship which advocate a capabilities approach and valuing of the diversity of young people. As the School of Education, Program Director Master of Teaching, my vision is to work collaboratively to equip graduates with qualities that promote learner achievement and wellbeing which transfers to productive citizenship. Current research contributes to the broad themes of social sustainability and citizenship for young people, in particular wellbeing, relationships, identity and educational influence. Social justice, inclusion and wellbeing are integral priorities in teaching, scholarship and research initiatives to provide opportunity, access and participation for all citizens inclusive of diversity.
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Australian Curriculum Studies Association (ACSA) Executive Member
UniSA Centre for Research in Education (CREd) Committee
Australian Special Education Principals Association (ASEPA):SA Special Education Principals and Leaders Association (SASEPLA)
Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE): Inclusive Education Special Interest Group
Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY)
Council of Educational Associations of South Australia (CEASA) reference group
Doctor of Philosophy University of South Australia
Master of Education University of South Australia
Inclusive and Special Education
Excludes commercial-in-confidence projects.
Preparation of Number 5 Examples of Program Standard, Australian Council of Deans of Education Incorporated, 25/05/2016 - 19/07/2016
University aspirations project - eds, Commonwealth Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, 30/09/2009 - 31/08/2012
Price, D., Comber, B., Tedmanson, D., Sharp, C., Andrew, J., Sellar, B., Carter, J., Zufferey, C., MacGill, B., Anderson, H., Nicholls, J., Alfred, B., Baker, L., Pokoney, A., Abbott, C., Broadbent, E., & MacKenzie, D. (2016/17): Research Themes Investment Scheme ‐ Seed Funding (RTIS), Re-engaging youth in learning and work through film-making: A collaborative investigation. Youthworx SA Alliance.
Stehlik, T., Tedmanson, D., Price, D., & Campbell, A. (2015/16) UniSA PVC Contingency – Priority Projects: Collaborative Research Network: Exploring alternative learning and pathways for youth experiencing educational marginalisation and social exclusion: Youthworx Model.
Price, D., Stehlik, T., Carter, J., Tedmanson, D., & Salvesburg, H. (2015/16) UniSA Divisional Research Performance Fund: Psycho-social and academic benefits for adolescents engaging in alternative learning. HYPA/BOLT Program
Stehlik, T., Carter, J., & Price, D. (2015/16). UniSA Divisional Research Performance Fund: ‘Young people talking to young people’. Northern Sound Systems, Playford Council.
Price, D., & Green, D. (2014/15) UniSA Divisional Research Performance Fund: Growing with Gratitude: Exploring a school community’s gratitude approach and influence on student wellbeing and achievement. Collaborating with Immanuel Primary School and Hong Kong Discovery College.
Price, D. & McCallum, F. (2014/2015) UniSA Divisional Research Performance Fund: Analysis of how pre-service teacher wellbeing initiatives influence teacher quality, transition, retention and student achievement. Collaborating with St Mary’s College, London.
Safe Schools Hub Tender (2014/2015). Spears, Taddeo, Price, Green & Ey. Education Services Australia Limited tender to evaluate the effectiveness of the Safe Schools Hub, through user engagement and feedback. $50 000.
Hattam, R., Price, D. et al. (2013/2014). UniSA Divisional Research Performance Fund: Social Justice, Pedagogy and the Australian Curriculum
Price, D., & Reid, A. (2012/2013). UniSA Divisional Research Performance Fund: Interpretation and enactment of the Australian Curriculum by educators of students verified with a disability
Price, D., Fopp, B., Green, D., & Yates, G. (2010/11). UniSA Divisional Research Performance Fund: Place based critical inquiry: exploring sense of place, school ecology and social inclusion for students with special needs.
Spears, B., Johnson, B., Scrimgeour, M., Geer, R., Price, D., & Green, D. (2009/2010) UniSA Divisional Research Performance Fund: Cyber bystanders: the role of the bystander in cyberspace and cyberbullying in an Australian context.
Price, D., & McCallum, F. (2010). Research Consultancy UniSA/St Andrew’s School. The Friendliest School in the World.
Johnson, B., Simons, M., & Price, D. (2010). SHine Evaluation: Sexual Health and Relationships Education teacher evaluation.
UniSA Aspirations Project (Commonwealth Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations): Engagement and Wellbeing (Sep 2009 – Dec 2012)
Price, D. & McCallum, F. (2009). University of South Australia Div EAS Teaching and Learning Grant. ‘Integrating a PBL approach to the teaching and learning of wellbeing and identity formation in teacher education.’
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Price, D & Green, D 2016, 'Social-ecological perspective: power of peer relations in determining cyber-bystander behavior', in MF Wright and J Brno (eds), A social-ecological approach to cyberbullying, Nova Science Publishers Inc, New York, United States, ch. 11, pp. 181-196.
Price, D & McCallum, F 2016, 'Leading and empowering lifelong wellbeing: well educators, well learners, well communities', in F McCallum & D Price (eds), Nurturing wellbeing development in education: from little things, big things grow, Routledge, US, ch.7, pp. 177-192.
Price, D & McCallum, F 2016, 'Wellbeing in education', in F McCallum & D Price (eds), Nurturing wellbeing development in education: from little things, big things grow, Routledge, US, ch.1, pp. 11-37.
Best, M, MacGregor, D & Price, D 2017, 'Designing for diverse learning: case study of place-based learning in Design and Technologies pre-service teacher education', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 91-106.
Kaeding, J, Velasquez, DL & Price, D 2017, 'Public libraries and access for children with disabilities and their families: a proposed inclusive library model', Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association, online, pp. 1-20.
Armstrong, D, Price, D & Crowley, T 2015, 'Thinking it through: a study of how pre-service teachers respond to children who present with possible mental health difficulties', Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 381-397.
Best, M, Price, D & McCallum, F 2015, 'Go over there and look at the pictures in the book: An investigation of educational marginalisation, social interactions and achievement motivation in an alternative middle school setting', International Journal of Inclusive Education, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 422-434.
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Price, DA & Yates, GC 2015, 'Impact of a brief ego depletion procedure on creative behaviour in the upper primary classroom', Educational Psychology: an international journal of experimental educational psychology, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 328-340.
Price, DA, Green, DM, Spears, BA, Scrimgeour, M, Barnes, AJ, Geer, RE & Johnson, BR 2014, 'A Qualitative Exploration of Cyber-Bystanders and Moral Engagement', Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 1-17.
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Wrench, A, Hammond, C, McCallum, F & Price, D 2013, 'Inspire to aspire: raising aspirational outcomes through a student well-being curricular focus', International Journal of Inclusive Education, vol. 17, no. 9, pp. 932-947.
Price, DA & Yates, G 2010, 'Ego depletion effects on mathematics performance in primary school students : why take the hard road?', Educational Psychology: an international journal of experimental educational psychology, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 269-281.
Price, D. & Whitington, V. AITSL/ACDE: National accreditation for initial teacher education standards: Exemplar development working group (2016).
Advisory Committee (DECD, 2014). Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum. Support materials for educators working with children and young people with disability and additional needs, Preschool- Year 12.
2014 National Consultation of the Draft National Health Guidelines (Australian Government)
National Roundtable for Mental Health: Kidsmatter/Mindmatter, West Lakes (2012)
Social Inclusion Blueprint Consultation (2011)
Price, D., & McCallum, F. (2010). Research Consultancy Report UniSA/St Andrew’s School. The Friendliest School in the World.
Inclusive and Special Education
|Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services||AUSTRALIA|
|Southern Cross University||AUSTRALIA|
|University of South Australia||AUSTRALIA|
Teaching areas of expertise
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|Thesis title||Student status|
|An investigation into partnerships between mothers and teachers in the education of students with disabilities||Current|
|Challenges encounter youth with disabilities in the city of Adelaide from participating in voluntary work: A qualitative study||Current|
|Culturally deaf students in South Australian secondary school: An enquiry into their social inclusion||Current|
|Exploring the use of pedagogical approaches in STEM to improve educational outcomes for students on the Autism Spectrum||Current|
|Impact of role stress and existential stress on academic achievement of adolescent students in relation to their emotional intelligence||Current|
|Opening access to public libraries for children with special needs and their families||Current|
|Positive education in schools on scale and over time. What makes it stick?||Current|
|School culture and innovation: essential elements for fostering student belonging||Current|
|Spirituality, justice and pedagogy: a critical analysis of teachers' understanding of justice, and implications for pedagogy, in an evangelical christian secondary school||Current|
|Teacher self-efficacy and play in the reception classroom: a case study of six South Australian teachers||Current|
|The Impact of tablet technologies on primary school children's learning||Current|
|The 'silent helpers': the professional story of secondary school student counsellors in SA||Current|
|An investigation of persistent bullying at school: multiple perspectives on a complex social phenomenon||Completed|
|Reconnection or disconnection: the influence of alternative education for marginalised students in the middle years of school||Completed|
|Thinking through multiplicities: movement, affect and the schooling experiences of young men with autism spectrum disorder||Completed|