Dr Robert Matthews

Senior Lecturer
Dr Robert Matthews
  Org Unit School of Education
  Email robert.matthews@adelaide.edu.au
  Telephone +61 8 8313 0488
  Location Floor/Room 8 16 ,  10 Pulteney Street ,   North Terrace

PhD (Theoretical Physics), B.Sc. (Hons), Graduate Diploma Education, Diploma Counselling and Communications.

Dynamics of Student-Teacher Interactions.

Alternative Education.

Neuroscience and Education.

Theories of Learning and Education.

Creativity, Learning and Education.

Creativity and Education.

Non-linear approaches to Learning.

Psychodynamic approaches to Education, Creativity and Learning.

Teacher Wellbeing & Rejuvination.

Moral Dimension of Teaching

Mutual Development of Teacher and Student.

Book Chapters:

Matthews, R.  (2010) “A Depth Psychology Account of the Creative Imagination”, in Nielson, T. & Fitzgerald, R. (Eds.) Imaginative Education, London: Cambridge Scholars.   

Matthews, R.  (2010) “Reflections on a Pre-service Teacher Education Approach through the Lens of the Troika”, in Toomey, R., Lovat, T. & Clement, N. (Eds.) Taking Values Education to Teacher Education, Terrigal: David Barlow Publishing.

Matthews, R. & Liu, H.  (2008) “Education and Imagination”, Jones, R., Clarkson, A., Congram, S. & Stratton, N. (Eds) in Education and Imagination. East Sussix: Routledge.

Matthews, R. (2004) “Teaching Out of the Unconscious: The Role of Shadow and Archetype," Thompson, M., Gibbons, M. & Dutney, A. (Eds) in The Seeker: Papers in Honour of John P Keeves. Adelaide: FUIIE / Shannon Press.

Encyclopaedia Entry:

Matthews, R. & Liu, C. (2012) “Analytical Psychology and Learning.”, in Seel, N. M. (Ed.) Encyclopaedia of the Sciences of Learning, Springer.

 

Matthews, R. & Liu, C. (2012) “Role of Play in Learning.”, in Seel, N. M. (Ed.) Encyclopaedia of the Sciences of Learning, Springer.

 

Liu, C. & Matthews, R. (2012) “Vygotsky’s Philosophy and Learning.”, in Seel, N. M. (Ed.) Encyclopaedia of the Sciences of Learning, Springer.

 

Liu, C. & Matthews, R. (2012) “Psychosemiotics and Learning.”, in Seel, N. M. (Ed.) Encyclopaedia of the Sciences of Learning, Springer.

 

Refereed Journal Papers:

 

Maniam, V. & Matthews, R. (2012) Secondary School Students' Feelings about participation in Sports.  A Qualitative Study from Six Schools in Adelaide, South Australia.  The Journal of Sport and Sociey, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp. 61-72.

Matthews, R. (2010) The Feeling Function and Education: Differentiated Relationships and Ethics of the Teacher. Journal: Culture & Psyche, Volume 3, Number 4, pp. 102-111.

Matthews, R. (2010)  Aligning School and University for Beginning Teachers: Utilising the Collaborative skills of pre-service teachers to support teacher induction.  Leadership in Focus, No. 18, Winter, pp. 10-12. 

 

Liu, H. & Matthews, R. (2005) Vygotsky’s philosophy: Constructivism and its criticisms examined. International Education Journal, 2005, 6(3), 386-399.

Refereed Conference Papers:
 
Talib, O., Matthews, R. & Secombe, M. (2005).
Computer-animated instruction and students’ conceptual change in electrochemistry: Preliminary qualitative analysis.  International Education Journal, ERC2004 Special Issue, 2005, 5(5), 29-42.
 
Talib, O., Matthews, R. & Secombe, M (2005). Prototype Model of Computer-Animated Instruction in electrochemistry – Preliminary Quantitative Analysis.  In H.S Dhinsa, I.J. Kyeleve, O. Chukwu & J.S.H.Q. Perera (Eds). The International Conference on Future Directions in Science, Mathematics and
Technical Education (pp.101-110). Gadong: University Brunei Darussalam. 5

Non-refereed Journal Papers:

Matthews, R (2008) Engaging Asian Learners: Teaching explicit concepts through active learning approaches.  English as a Second Language Educators of South Australia Journal, Vol 24, No. 2, p. 14.

            Book Reviews:

Matthews, R. (2010) Reviving the Educator. [Review of the book Re-imagining Education: Essays on Reviving the Soul of Learning, Slattery, D. P. & Selig, J. L. Eds.] Journal: Culture & Psyche, Volume 4, Number 2, pp. 96-97.

The information in this directory is provided to support the academic, administrative and business activities of the University of Adelaide. To facilitate these activities, entries in the University Phone Directory are not limited to University employees. The use of information provided here for any other purpose, including the sending of unsolicited commercial material via email or any other electronic format, is strictly prohibited. The University reserves the right to recover all costs incurred in the event of breach of this policy.

Entry last updated: Saturday, 5 Mar 2016

To link to this page, please use the following URL:  http://www.adelaide.edu.au/directory/robert.matthews