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Professor Pamela Green

DIRECTOR GRADUATE STUDIES

Swinburne Research
Level 1, Swinburne Place South
24 Wakefield Street
Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Telephone (Direct): +61 3 9214 5224
Facsimile: +61 3 9214 5346
Email: pamgreen@swin.edu.au

Postal Address:
Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne Research - H.68
PO Box 218
Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia 3122


Biography and Qualifications:

Professor Pam Green is the Director of Graduate Studies at Swinburne University. She is involved in research matters surrounding postgraduate students, postgraduate research supervision, and the implementation of university level research and development strategies. Her research interests include research supervision, research training and management, the doctoral journey, qualitative research approaches, particularly naturalistic inquiry, case study work and phenomenography. Pam has over 90 publications including 7 books. A recent book edited by Pam Green is entitled Postgraduate supervision: Stories of research, resistance and results. Recent chapters in books include:

  • Bowden, J. and Green, P. (2010).   Relationality and the myth of objectivity in research involving human participants. In Higgs, J., Cherry, N., Macklin and R. Ajjawi (Eds.), Researching Practice: A Discourse on Methodologies. The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
  • Bowden, J. and Green, P. (2010).  The voice of the researched in qualitative research.  In Higgs, J., & Cherry, N., Macklin and R. Ajjawi (Eds.), Researching Practice: A Discourse on Methodologies. The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
  • Green, P. and Bowden, J. (2010).  Publication : where, when and how – strategies and solutions. In Cantwell, R., &  Scevak, J. (Eds. An academic life: A handbook for new academics.  ACER Press: Camberwell.
  • Green, P. and Bowden, J. (2010).  Research training: Supervising  and Managing Research Students. In Cantwell, R., & Scevak, J. (Eds). An academic life: A handbook for new academics.  ACER Press: Camberwell.
  • Bowden, J. and Green, P. (2009).  “Qualitative methods” for ergonomics research involving human participants.  In S. Hörte, & M. Christmansson (Eds.), Pedagogik på arbetsmiljöarbete. Halmstad: Högskolan i Halmstad.

Pam has supervised over 25 research students to completion in the areas of broad areas of education and business. Such research spans issues such as transition (cross cultural, school), literacy education, workplace issues (life/work balance; knowledge loss; full time work and the ‘carer’), emotional intelligence in the school curriculum, professional development, early childhood leadership, service guarantees, and adult learning.

Pam conducts research training for both research candidates and supervisors on topics such as qualitative research, thesis writing, examination, writing for publication, managing the supervisory relationship, motivation, career development and completion strategies. She has conducted consultancy in the UK, Sweden, Nauru, New Zealand and within Australlia.

Qualifications: PhD, MEd, BA, DipTeach


Professional Expertise:

  • Postgraduate Research and Research Supervision
  • The Doctoral Journey
  • Practice Led Research and Research Led Practice
  • Research Training and Management
  • Research Approaches: Qualitative Methodologies and Methods
  • Strategic Policy Development
  • Transition
  • Language and Literacy Education

Publications:

Books:
  • Bowden, J. A. & Green, P. (Ed.s). (2005). Doing developmental phenomenography, RMIT University Press: Melbourne.
  • Green, P. (2005). (Ed.). Postgraduate supervision: Stories of research, resistance and results.  Melbourne: RMIT University Press.
  • Green, P. (Ed.). (2002). Slices of life: Qualitative research snapshots. Melbourne: RMIT University Press.
  • Fehring, H., & Green, P. (2001). (Ed.s). Critical literacy. Newark, USA: International Reading Association.
  • Green, P. (1992). A matter of fact: Using factual texts in the primary classroom. Malvern: Eleanor Curtain.
  • Furniss, E., & Green, P. (Ed.s). (1991). The literacy agenda: Issues for the nineties. Heinemann: Portsmouth NH.
  • Furniss, E., and Green, P. (Ed.s). (1991). The literacy connection: Language and learning across the curriculum. South Yarra: Eleanor Curtain.
Recent Chapters in Books:
  • Bowden, J. and Green, P. (2010).   Relationality and the myth of objectivity in research involving human participants. In Higgs, J., Cherry, N., Macklin and R. Ajjawi (Eds.), Researching Practice: A Discourse on Methodologies. The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
  • Bowden, J. and Green, P. (2010).  The voice of the researched in qualitative research.  In Higgs, J., & Cherry, N., Macklin and R. Ajjawi (Eds.), Researching Practice: A Discourse on Methodologies. The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
  • Green, P. and Bowden, J. (2010).  Publication : where, when and how – strategies and solutions. In Cantwell, R., &  Scevak, J. (Eds. An academic life: A handbook for new academics.  ACER Press: Camberwell.
  • Green, P. and Bowden, J. (2010).  Research training: Supervising  and Managing Research Students. In Cantwell, R., & Scevak, J. (Eds). An academic life: A handbook for new academics.  ACER Press: Camberwell.
  • Bowden, J. and Green, P. (2009).  “Qualitative methods” for ergonomics research involving human participants.  In S. Hörte, & M. Christmansson (Eds.), Pedagogik på arbetsmiljöarbete. Halmstad: Högskolan i Halmstad.
  • Green, P., & Bowden, J., (2007). Preparing for Life after Graduation: Learning for an Unknown Future.  In Cantwell, R., & Scevak, J., (Eds).Stepping Stones: A Guide for Mature Aged Students University. ACER Press: Camberwell.
  • Green, P., Bowden, J., & Rowarth, J., (2007). Managing your Life and Doctorate. In Cantwell, R., & Scevak, J., (Eds).Stepping Stones: A Guide for Mature Aged Students University. ACER Press: Camberwell.
  • Green, P. & Rowarth, J., (2006).  Sustaining inspiration and motivation for successful completion. In Evans, T., & Denholm, C. Successful doctoral study: Processes and strategies. ACER Press: Camberwell.
  • Green, P. & Rowarth, J., (2005).  Supervision in the Knowledge Economy.  In Green, P. (Ed). Postgraduate supervision: Stories of research, resistance and results.  Melbourne: RMIT University Press.
  • Green, P. & Bowden, J. A. (2005).  In Search of Detailed Instances. In Bowden, J. A. & Green, P. (Eds). Doing phenomenography, RMIT University Press: Melbourne.
  • Bowden, J. A., Green, P., Barnacle, R., Cherry, N. & Usher, R. (2005). Academics’ Ways of Understanding Success in Research. In Bowden, J. A. & Green, P. (Eds). Doing phenomenography, RMIT University Press: Melbourne.
  • Green, P., (2005).  A Rigorous Journey into Phenomenography: From a Naturalist Inquirer Standpoint.  In Bowden, J. A. & Green, P. (Eds). Doing phenomenography, RMIT University Press: Melbourne.
  • Akerlind, G., Bowden, J., & Green, P. (2005). Learning to do Phenomenography: A Reflective Discussion. In Bowden, J. A. & Green, P. (Eds). Doing phenomenography, RMIT University Press: Melbourne.
  • Green, P. (2005). Supervision Spaces and Places: Relationships, Degree Frameworks, Management and Models. In Green, P. (Ed). Postgraduate supervision: Stories of research, resistance and results.  Melbourne: RMIT University Press.
  • Green, P. & Reidy, J. (2005). Relationality: Supervision as Protean Shapes. In Green, P. (Ed). Postgraduate supervision: Stories of research, resistance and results.  Melbourne: RMIT University Press.
  • Green, P. (2003). Diminishing Spaces: The Supervision of Research Degree Students in Australian Universities. In Edwards, R., & Usher, R., (Ed.s). Spatiality, Curriculum and Learning. Wespot Ct: Greenwood.
Selected Journal Articles:
  • Green, P. & Bowden, J. (2009). Principles of developmental phenomenography. Malaysian Journal of Qualitative Research, 2(2), pp. 55-74.
  • Green, P. (2005). Spaces of Influence: A Framework for Analysis of an Individual’s Contribution within Communities of Practice. In Higher Education Research & Development: 24 (4): 293-307.
  • Keane, P., Brooks, R., & Green, P. (2003). Developing a Knowledge Base for Postal Organisations. In The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management. 2 (MC03-0004-2003).
  • Green, P. & Usher, R. (2003). Fast supervision: Changing supervisory practice in changing times. In Studies in Continuing Education 25(1): 37-50.

Research Students:

  • Catherine FARRELL
  • Joyce JIANG
  • Selvi KANNAN
  • Kay MUNYARD
  • Cheree TOPPLE