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Dr Jayne Jackson M Ed (hons), Dip T, B Soc Sci

Lecturer in Graduate Diploma Teaching (Primary)

Institute of Education

I began my career in education as a primary teacher.  I have extensive classroom experience and have held school management roles.  I have taught in New Zealand and the USA.  I am committed to all children benefitting from high quality experiences in classrooms.  Moving into initial teacher education has enabled me to be a standard bearer for this principle across a wider field.

My doctoral research reported on collaboration with parents to boost their children's reading.  The parents were coached so that they could design and implement strategies which were aligned to both their child's assessment results and family values.

Professional

Contact details

  • Location: AT3.60, Atrium Building
    Campus: Albany

Qualifications

  • Master of Education (Honours) - University of Auckland (2003)
  • Diploma of Teaching (Primary) - Waikato University (1999)
  • Bachelor or Social Science - Waikato University (1997)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

I recently completed my Doctoral thesis on an intervention with a group of parents who all had children who were struggling to read.  I worked alongside the parents to develop and implement strategies that were congruent with the home culture and likely to boost their children's reading skills.  During the study, parents were able to successfully implement a range of contextualised strategies to boost their child's reading skills.

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Education (130000): Education not elsewhere classified (139999): Other Education (139900)

Keywords

Education,

Situated literacy, reading remediation, reading support

Teaching as inquiry, classroom inquiry, practitioner research

Qualitative research, mixed methods, participatory methods, photo voice, auto-ethnography,

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Jackson, JH., & Doell, EH. (2017). Illuminating Parent–Educator Alliances That Enhance Home Reading Practices: A Review of an Intervention Process. Literacy Research and Instruction. 56(4), 322-341
[Journal article]Authored by: Doell, E., Jackson, J.
Jackson, JH. (2016). Home Reading Versus School Reading: When Blinkered Views Disrupt Learning. New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies. 51(2), 245-255
[Journal article]Authored by: Jackson, J.
Dickinson, C., & Jackson, JH. (2014). Using evidence-based practice: A case study. Kairaranga. 15(2), 42-47 Retrieved from http://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/fms/Colleges/Institute%20of%20Education/Documents/C&P/Kairaranga/Volume%2015_Issue%202_2014.pdf?B930004CACFD4A59EE507E625D366942
[Journal article]Authored by: Jackson, J.

Thesis

Jackson, JH. (2015). Collaborative support for reading development: Parent partnership in practice. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Jackson, J.Edited by: Doell, E.

Conference

Jackson, JH.(2017, November). An exploration of home based pedagogy in reading. .
[Conference]Authored by: Jackson, J.Contributed to by: Jackson, J.
Jackson, JH. (2017). An Exploration of Home Based Pedagogy in Reading. , Australian Association for Research in Education Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jackson, J.
Mentis, M., Holley-Boen, W., & Jackson, J. (2015, April). Mapping professional identity through ePortfolios. Presented at Mahara Hui. Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., Jackson, J., Mentis, M.
Jackson, JH., Mentis, M., & Holley-Boen, W.(2015, April). Mapping professional identity through ePortfolios. https://maharahui.org.nz/mod/page/view.php?id=37.
[Conference]Authored by: Jackson, J., Mentis, M.
Jackson, JH., & Furness, H. (2011, September). Student involvement in reporting to parents. Presented at British Educational Research Association Annual Conference. London, England.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jackson, J.
Jackson, JH. (2011, September). Parents as partners in reading remediation. Presented at British Educational Research Association Annual Conference. London, England.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jackson, J.
Jackson, JH., & Furness, H. (2011). Student involvement in reporting to parents. (pp. 0556 - 0556). , British Educational Research Association Annual Conference: British Educational Research Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jackson, J.
Jackson, JH. (2011). Parents as partners in reading remediation. (pp. 0555 - 0555). , British Educational Research Association Annual Conference: British Educational Research Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jackson, J.
Jackson, JH. (2011, September). Student involvement in reporting to parents. Presented at BERA 2011 Annual Conference. London.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jackson, J.

Other

Phillips, P. (2011). An Investigation into Year 6 preparation for transition to Intermediate Schoolong (Middle years).
[Other]Authored by: Jackson, J.
Jackson, JH. (2008, March). Literacy workshop. In Avarua School Teachers. Presented at Rarotonga, Cook Islands.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Jackson, J.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 1 0

Teaching

I am the programme co-ordinator for the Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary) at Albany. Within this programme, I teach across a range of literacy and professional papers.

I have supervised a number of M Ed Psych students to complete their Masters theses and publish from their work..  I love supervising motivated graduate students.  My favourite aspects of supervision are co-creating worthwhile and interesting projects and seeing students reflect on their growth and development at the end.  I believe that supervision is a collaborative relationship where all parties are learners and teachers.

Courses Coordinated

  • 254.162 Introduction to Literacy and Numeracy
  • 258.301 Language, Literacy and Cognitive Development
  • 258.721 Teaching Students with Literacy Learning Difficulties
  • 278.420 Teaching Experience I
  • 278.421 Teaching Experience II
  • 278.426 Literacy Development and Pedagogy
  • 278.427 Literacy Assessment and Instruction
  • 278.461 Classroom Enquiry

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

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