Dr Annette Freak

Lecturer, Health, Physical and Sports Studies Education - School of Education

Annette Freak

Phone: +61 02 6773 2453

Email: afreak@une.edu.au

Biography

Annette Freak is a member of the Health, Physical and Sports Studies team in the School of Education. Within this group, she specializes in Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) pedagogy.

Qualifications

BEd (PhysEd)(Hons)(Syd), MProfEd&Training (Deakin), DipProfCounselling (AIPC), PhD (UNE)

Memberships

AARE - Australian Association for Research in Education
ACHPER - Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation
ISTE - International Society for Teacher Education

Research Interests

Pre-service teacher education
Pre-service primary school physical education teacher education
Sports coach education
School-based Health Education
Transformative Learning Theory
Supervising Higher Degree Research students

Publications

Freak, A., & Miller, J. (2015), Magnifying pre-service generalist teachers’ perceptions of preparedness to teach primary school physical education. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy. Published online 18th November, 2015. DOI:10.1080/17408989.2015.1112775
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17408989.2015.1112775

Masters, Y., & Freak, A. (2015). Grappling with Multiplicity: A Framework for Teacher Formation. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 40(12).
http://dx.doi.org/10.14221/ajte.2015v40n12.2

Freak, A. (2011). Perceptions of Preparedness to Teach Primary School Physical Education: Transformative learning in generalist pre-service teacher education. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). University of New England, Armidale, Australia.

Freak, A., Miller, J., & Haynes, J. (2010). Continuing development in teacher education through research using researcher-developed instruments. In W. Halloway & J. Maurer (eds.), International Research in Teacher Education: Current Perspectives (pp. 185-196). Kardoorair: Armidale, Australia.

Freak, A., Miller, J., & Haynes, J. (2009). Researcher-developed instruments: Enhancing Physical Education in Teacher Education. Journal of the International Society of Teacher Education (ISTE), 13, (2), 72-78.

Freak, A., Miller, J., & Haynes, J. (2008). Theoretical insights applied to learning to teach primary school physical education. Proceedings of The University of New England Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, Australia, 63-68.

Freak, A., Miller, J., & Haynes, J. (2006). Bridging the methodological gap between self, practice and research. Proceedings of The University of New England Inaugural Postgraduate Research Conference, Australia, 94-108.

Freak, A., Miller, J., & Haynes, J. (2005). "Can't go over it! Can't go through it! Must go around it!" Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) International Conference, Sydney, Australia.