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Raylene Galvin

Raylene GalvinTeacher Education Fellow (Senior Lecturer)
BEd PGDipEd(Tchg) MA(Otago) DipTchg(Adv)

Dunedin  Campus
Tel 64 3 479 4951
Email raylene.galvin@otago.ac.nz

Biography

I had extensive primary teaching experience before joining the College of Education, University of Otago. I coordinate the final year student professional practice paper where developing a professional partnership with associate teachers, visiting lecturers and students is a priority. As the coordinator for the introductory course in Social Sciences and the final year English course I maintain the links between current issues in curriculum and professional practice.

Teaching Areas

  • English
  • Social Sciences
  • Professional  Practice

Research Interests

  • Practicum
  • Literacy
  • Curriculum development

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Publications

Smith, L. F., & Galvin, R. (2014). Toward assessment readiness: An embedded approach in primary initial teacher education. Assessment Matters, 7, 39-63.

Galvin, R. (2013). Paired practicum: Teaching and learning together. Proceedings of the 16th International Study Association of Teachers and Teaching (ISATT) Biennial Conference on Teachers and Teaching: Excellence of teachers? Practice, Policy, Research. (pp. 123-124). Retrieved from http://www.isatt2013.ugent.be/

Smith, L., & Galvin, R. (2013, November). Toward assessment readiness: An embedded approach for primary initial teacher education. Poster session presented at the New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) National Conference: Creativity in Research: Generative Inquiries for Educational Futures, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Galvin, R. J. (2012). Peer support: Enhancing the online learning experience. International Journal of Innovation & Learning, 12(1), 41-53. doi: 10.1504/ijil.2012.047309

Galvin, R. J. (2011). Paired placements: Enhancing the practicum experience for first-year student teachers [Extended abstract]. Proceedings of the Clute Institute International Conference: Education. (pp. 41-43). Littleton, CO: Clute Institute. [Abstract]

Journal - Research Article

Smith, L. F., & Galvin, R. (2014). Toward assessment readiness: An embedded approach in primary initial teacher education. Assessment Matters, 7, 39-63.

Galvin, R. J. (2012). Peer support: Enhancing the online learning experience. International Journal of Innovation & Learning, 12(1), 41-53. doi: 10.1504/ijil.2012.047309

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Galvin, R. (2010). The benefits of peer support for online learners. In G. Pérez-Bustamante, K. Phusavat & F. Ferrerira (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Association for the Scientific Knowledge (IASK) International Conference: Teaching and Learning. (pp. 125-133). ISAK. [Full Paper]

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Galvin, R. (2013). Paired practicum: Teaching and learning together. Proceedings of the 16th International Study Association of Teachers and Teaching (ISATT) Biennial Conference on Teachers and Teaching: Excellence of teachers? Practice, Policy, Research. (pp. 123-124). Retrieved from http://www.isatt2013.ugent.be/

Galvin, R. J. (2011). Paired placements: Enhancing the practicum experience for first-year student teachers [Extended abstract]. Proceedings of the Clute Institute International Conference: Education. (pp. 41-43). Littleton, CO: Clute Institute. [Abstract]

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Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Smith, L., & Galvin, R. (2013, November). Toward assessment readiness: An embedded approach for primary initial teacher education. Poster session presented at the New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) National Conference: Creativity in Research: Generative Inquiries for Educational Futures, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Galvin, R., & Campbell Price, M. (2009, June). New curriculum, new programme. Verbal presentation at the Initial Teacher Education and the NZ Curriculum/Te Marautanga o Aotearoa Symposium, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Galvin, R., & McFarlane, G. (2009, September). Sustainability: A primary focus. Verbal presentation at the Social Sciences Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Galvin, R., Campbell Price, M., & Miller, A. (2008, December). Should we be thinking on the same page and if so how can we? Verbal presentation at the University of Otago College of Education Professional Development Hui, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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Awarded Masters Degree

Galvin, R. (2010). The benefits of peer support for online learners (MA). University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. 107p.

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