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Dr Michelle Picard

Telephone +61 8 8313 3957
Position Associate Head L&T and MEd Coordinator
Email michelle.picard@adelaide.edu.au
Fax +61 8 8313 5725
Mobile +61 4 1708 7447
Building Nexus 10 Tower
Floor/Room 8 16
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit School of Education

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Biography/ Background

Recent positions:

January 2015 to December 2014: MEd Coordinator and Associate Head Learning and Teaching School of Education

May, 2013 - December 2014 Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) Faculty of The Professions.

December 2011 – Current  Director, Researcher Education, MEd Coordinator and Senior Lecturer.  Discipline of Higher Education, School of Education, The University of Adelaide. 

February 2009 –December 2011 Director, Researcher Education and Senior Lecturer.  Adelaide Graduate Centre, The University of Adelaide.  

October 2007 – December 2008 Director of Studies, Eynesbury College Academy of English.

July 2006 – October 2007 Lecturer, Researcher Education and Development at the Adelaide Graduate Centre & Coordinator Integrated Bridging Program-Research, Adelaide Graduate Centre, The University of Adelaide.

 

Formal Qualifications:

April 2010 – Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, University of Adelaide, Australia.

March 2007 – PhD in Higher Education (ESL), Rhodes University, South Africa.

March 2000 - MEd/ MA in English Second Language Teaching, Rhodes University, South Africa.

November 1997: Adult Basic Education and Training Teaching Diploma: UNISA (University of South Africa).

November 1993: Higher Education Diploma: University of Pretoria, South Africa.

November 1992: English Honours: University of Pretoria, South Africa.

November 1991: BA Drama & English: University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Awards & Achievements

Wilkinson, K, Wirthensohn, M & Picard, M, (2010) Excellence in Education award (Science Faculty), The University of Adelaide.

Research Interests

·         Doctoral writing

·         Postgraduate supervision

·         Academic integrity

·         Educational technology  

·         Language and learning across the curriculum

·         English for academic purposes

·         International postgraduate student perspectives

Teaching interests

  • Research Communication
  • Research Writing
  • Research Design
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • English for Academic Purposes'
  • Academic Language and Learning
  • ESL Teaching Methodologies

Research Funding

Picard, M, Velautham, L & Talukdar, J (2012). Towards a Thesis Assessment Matrix: assessing research across disciplinary and publication format boundaries. Faculty of Professions Momentum Fund Grant. The University of Adelaide, $20 000.  

 

Palmer, E, Picard, M, Green, I, Guerin, C, Miller, Velliaris, D and Smith, S (2012).  HERDSA Review of Australian Learning and Teaching Scholarship and Research. The University of Adelaide, $50 000. Higher Education Research and Development Association.

 

Picard, M. and L. Velautham (2010). Developing every day and academic listening skills: online, adaptable self-access materials for EAL students. The University of Adelaide, $4000. Association for Academic Language and Learning.

 

Burgess TA, Braunack-Mayer A, Picard M and Niess C. (2009). A Needs Assessment of the support requirements for mid to late candidature International HDR Students and HDR students from Non English Speaking backgrounds (who have been in Australia for less than 10 years) in the Faculty of Health Sciences.  $3,500.00. University of Adelaide.

Publications

Picard, M.Y & Velautham, L (2016). "Developing independent listening skills for English as an Additional Language learners through online self-access materials", International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 28(1).  

Picard, M. Y & Guerin, C. (2015). “Learning to Research in the Professions: Possibilities of Discovery Learning” In Guerin, C, Bartholomew, P and Nygaard, C. (eds), Learning to Research, Researching to Learn, Ch 6, pp 105 – 124.  

Al Hamdany, H., and Picard, M.Y. Narratives of Iraqi adult learners: Experiences of spoken register in English for academic purposes programs at an Australian University, Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, Manchester University Press, Volume 21, Number 1, Spring 2015, pp. 48-71(24)

 

McCulloch, A. & Picard, M.Y. (2015) “PhD, meet QPR”: the Quality in Postgraduate Research conference and the development of doctoral education Special Issue: From Quality in Postgraduate Research, 2014, International Journal for Researcher Development, 6(1)

Guerin, C., Picard, M. & Green, I. (2014) A coordinated framework for developing researchers' intercultural competency. In R. Albertyn, E. Bitzer, L. Frick, B. Grant & F. Kelly, Pushing Boundaries in Postgraduate Supervision, Stellenbosch, African Sun Media.

Al Hamdany, H., Picard, M.Y, Maadad, N. & Igusti, D. (2013). Spoken register and Iraqi students in an English for academic purposes program. "The International Journal of Literacies", 2013; 19(3):88-110

 

Warner, R. & Picard, M.Y. (2013).  ALL academics facilitating articulated learning for English as an additional language students. "Issues in Educational Research", 23(1): 83-96.

 

Elyas, T. & Picard, M.Y. (2013). Critiquing of higher education policy in Saudi Arabia: towards a new neoliberalism. "Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues", 6(1):31-41.

 

Ngo, G.V. & Picard, M.Y (2012). “What is driving university teachers’ flexible integration of information and communication technologies”. in DeQuartely 13 (Summer); DeHub.edu.au. http://www.dehub.edu.au/resources/dequarterly/

 

Guerin, C. & Picard, M (2012). 'Try it on': Voice, concordancing and textmatching in doctoral writing, "International Journal for Educational Integrity"; 8(2): 34-45; APFEI.

 

Guerin, C. & Picard, M. (2012). "To match or not to match? Voice, concordancing and textmatching in doctoral writing", Proceedings of the 5th International Plagiarism Conference, Monday 16 - Wednesday 18 July 2012 at the Sage Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 2012, 17-Jul-2012

 

Elyas, T. & Picard, M. (2012). “Towards a Globalized Notion of English Language Teaching in Saudi Arabia: A Case Study”, Asian EFL Journal, 2012; 14(2):92-115, Asian EFL Journal Press, Time Taylor International.

 
Elyas, T. & Picard, M. (2012). “Teaching and Moral Tradition in Saudi Arabia: A Paradigm of Struggle or Pathway Towards Globalization?”, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2012; 47:1083-1086, Elsevier.


Al Hamdany, H., Picard, M.Y. & Maadad, N (2011) “Exploration of perceptions and applications of spoken register at a South Australian university in relation to Iraqi students”. Proceedings of Multiculturalism: Perspectives from Australia, Canada and China, held in Sydney, 21-22 November, 2011 / L. Harbon, L. Woodrow (eds.): pp.38-45.

 

Alyousef, H. S. & Picard, M. Y. (2011) “Cooperative or Collaborative Literacy Practices: Mapping Metadiscourse in a Business Students' Wiki Group Project” Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 27(3): 463-480.

 
Picard, M. & Guerin, C. (2011) "Be original, but not too original": Developing academic voice through innovative use of text-matching and concordancing software. In Beyond Transmission: Innovations in University Teaching. Libri, UK.

 
Picard, Michelle Yvette, Warner, Richard; Velautham, Lalitha. Enabling postgraduate students to become autonomous ethnographers of their disciplines Postgraduate Education: Form and Function, 2011 / C. Nygaard, N. Courtney and L. Frick (eds.), Ch. 10, pp.149-166.  


Picard, M.Y. & Russell, R (2011) “A model of researcher education that facilitates international research collaboration and internationalization of the curriculum” In Competition and Cooperation among universities in the Age of Internationalisation: proceedings of the AC21 International Forum 2010, Edited by Kai Yu and Andrea Stith, pp. 95-102.Shanghai Jiao Tong University Press.  


Picard, M. Y, Wilkinson, K & Wirthensohn, M (2011). “An online learning space facilitating supervision pedagogies in science”, South African Journal of Higher Education, 2011; 25(5):954-972.  


Elyas, T & Picard, M.Y. (2010). “Saudi Arabian educational history: impacts on English language teaching”, Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues, 2010; 3(2):136-145, Emerald Publishing Group.  


Velautham, Lalitha; Picard, Michelle Yvette. Reshaping HDR supervisor writing advice through unpacking discourses. Proceedings of the 33rd HERDSA Annual International Conference, 6–9 July 2010. p.13.  


Picard, M., Wilkinson, K.L. and Wirthensohn, M. Perceptions and expectations of authorship: Towards development of an e-learning tool facilitating discussion and reflection between post-graduate supervisors and candidates. ERGA, 2010, 1: 21-33.

  
Velautham, L. and M. Picard (2009). "Collaborating equals: Engaging faculties through teaching-led research " Journal of Academic Language and Learning 3(2): 132-139.  
Picard, M.Y. (2007).”English entrance requirements and language support for international postgraduate students” Enhancing Higher Education, Theory and Scholarship: Proceedings of the 30th HERDSA Annual Conference, Adelaide, 8-11 July 2007: pp.439-449.  


Myers, A & Picard, M.Y. (2007). ‘When the ‘other’ becomes the mainstream: Models for the education of EAL students and their assessment implications. ERGO: the journal of the Education Research Group of Adelaide, 2007; 1(1):43-49.  

Recent conference presentations (2009 -2013)

Picard, M. & Velautham, L. (2013) 'Towards a Thesis Assessment Matrix: assessing research across disciplinary and publication format boundaries', Paper presented at the 4th biennial conference on research into postgraduate supervision: “Candidates, supervisors and institutions: Pushing postgraduate boundaries” at Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 24 – 26 April 2013.

 

Picard, M., Guerin, C. & Green, I (2013) 'A coordinated framework for developing researchers’ intercultural competency' Paper presented at the 4th biennial conference on research into postgraduate supervision: “Candidates, supervisors and institutions: Pushing postgraduate boundaries” at Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 24 – 26 April 2013.

 

 

Picard, M. Y. (2012, 18-20 July) Why Critical Realism chose me and what it teaches about research design in (higher) education. 15th Annual International Association for Critical Realism Conference: Global change challenges and critical realism debates, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.  


Elyas, T & Picard, M. Y (2012, 11-13 July) Culture and Agency as represented in Saudi Arabian Educational Policy Documents: A Critical Realist Account. 6th bi-annual Higher Education Close-up Conference: Challenging Dualisms in Higher Education Research and Practice, Rhodes University, South Africa.  


Picard, M & Guerin, C (2012, 11-13 July) Being original but not too original and all the fuzziness in between: Assisting research students in achieving acceptable disciplinary intertextuality. 6th bi-annual Higher Education Close-up Conference: Challenging Dualisms in Higher Education Research and Practice, Rhodes University, South Africa.

Guerin, C. & Picard, M. (2012, July 16-18). To match or not to match: voice, concordancing and textmatching in doctoral writing. Fifth International Plagiarism Conference, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.

Guerin, C., Green, I. & Picard, M. (2012, June 12-15). A coordinated framework for developing researchers' intercultural competency. Sixth Academic Consortium 21 (AC21) forum on Maximising the Benefits of Internationalisation, Adelaide, SA.  

 


Cargill, M, Picard, M. and C. Guerin (2011). Roundtable: Corpus-based approaches for research students: Using student-made corpora to promote autonomous learning. The Tenth Biennial Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning. The University of South Australia.  

Picard, M. & Guerin, C. (2011, 26-28 September). Developing authorial voice in EAL research students: Combining concordancing and textmatching software. Fifth Asia Pacific Conference on Educational Integrity (APCEI) on Educational Integrity: Culture and Values, Perth, WA.  

 Picard, M. and Guerin, C. (2010, September 23-24). Acceptable discipline ‘intertextuality’ versus plagiarism: Combining concordancing with plagiarism-detection software as pedagogic tools. The 5th Education Research Group of Adelaide (ERGA) conference on The Changing Face of Education, Adelaide, SA.  

 


Velautham, L. and M. Picard (2010). Collaborating equals: Engaging Faculties through Teaching-led research. The Ninth Biennial Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland.  


Velautham, L. and M. Picard (2010). Reshaping HDR supervisor writing advice through unpacking discourses The HERDSA 2010 International Conference, Hilton on the Park, Melbourne.  


Picard, M. and L. Velautham (2009). Critical Discourse Analysis: enhancing the quality and uptake of supervisor writing advice. The HERDSA 2009 International Teaching and Learning Conference, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory.  

 

 

 

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CategoriesEducation, Language & Literacy
ExpertiseAcademic Literacy, Plagiarism, Academic Integrity, Researcher Education, Doctoral Education, Academic literacies, Educational Technology, Research Supervision, Internationalisation

Entry last updated: Thursday, 14 Apr 2016

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