Associate Professor Judith Miller

Health, Physical and Sports Studies Education - School of Education

Judith Miller

Phone: +61 2 6773 5071

Email: jmiller7@une.edu.au

Biography

Judith has a strong and substantive research and teaching profile in Health and Physical Education pedagogy, with a focus of teaching in rural and remote settings.  Currently, Judith is principal supervisor for three Ph.D. candidates whose topics include: leadership styles and intergenerational characteristics; Parents experiences, expectations and knowledge of Inclusive Education for their children with Special Education Needs, enrolled in three inclusive education schools in Bhutan, and this topic complements a recent completion of Teachers, School Leaders and Past Students attitudes and experiences to Inclusive Education in Bhutan. Most recently Judith has been leading the New Colombo Plan Scholarship program to Bhutan (2016 – 2020) which provides UNE Education students with the opportunity to engage in a short study program in Bhutan.

Qualifications

BSc (PE), BSc (History) (PSU Oregon), BEd (Hons) (NE), Ph.D. (NE)

Memberships

AARE - Australian Association for Research in Education
AARE - Co-convenor of the Health and Physical Education Special Interest Group (2013-15)
ACHPER - Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation
BERA - British Education Research Association
ISfTE - International Society for Teacher Education
Patron, Bhutanese Student Association

Teaching Areas

Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Pedagogy for Primary School-aged Children.

Publications

Publications since 2012:

Books

Miller, J., Wilson-Gahan, S. & Garrett, R.  (2018), Health and Physical Education: Preparing educators for the future.  3rd Edition, Cambridge University Press. Port Melbourne, Vic. (In press)

Callcott, D., Miller, J. & Wilson-Gahan, S. (2015), Health and Physical Education: Preparing educators for the future. 2nd Edition, Cambridge University Press. Port Melbourne, Vic. ISBN 978-1-107-44612-0.

Bush Tracks: The Opportunities and Challenges of Rural Teaching and Leadership. (2015), Lorraine Graham and Judith Miller Editors. ISBN: 978-94-6300-095-6, Sense Publishing Rotterdam, The Netherlands 172 pages.

Callcott, D., Miller, J. & Wilson-Gahan, S. (2012), Health and Physical Education: Preparing educators for the future. Cambridge University Press. Port Melbourne, Vic. ISBN 978110760817.

Book Chapters

Miller, J. ‘HPE Continuum from Early Childhood to Secondary Level of Schooling’, Chapter 1 in Miller, J. Wilson-Gahan, S. & Garrett, A. (2018), Health and Physical Education: Preparing educators for the future. 3rd Edition.  Cambridge University Press. Port Melbourne, Vic. ISBN TBA

Miller, J. ‘General Capabilities and Health and Physical Education’, Chapter 2 in Miller, J. Wilson-Gahan, S. & Garrett, A. (2018), Health and Physical Education: Preparing educators for the future. 3rd Edition.  Cambridge University Press. Port Melbourne, Vic. ISBN TBA

Miller, J. ‘The Foundation of Movement Skills’, Chapter 3 in Miller, J. Wilson-Gahan, S. & Garrett, A. (2018), Health and Physical Education: Preparing educators for the future. 3rd Edition.  Cambridge University Press. Port Melbourne, Vic. ISBN TBA

Miller, J. ‘Movement Matters: Interventions and Issues’, Chapter 4 in Miller, J. Wilson-Gahan, S. & Garrett, A. (2018), Health and Physical Education: Preparing educators for the future. 3rd Edition.  Cambridge University Press. Port Melbourne, Vic. ISBN TBA

Miller, J. ‘Introduction to Pre-service Teacher Education’, Chapter 1 in Callcott, D., Miller, J. & Wilson-Gahan, S. (2015), Health and Physical Education: Preparing educators for the future. (pp. 1-14) 2nd Edition. Cambridge University Press. Port Melbourne, Vic. ISBN 978110760817.

Miller, J. ‘Pedagogy’, Chapter 5 in Callcott, D., Miller, J. & Wilson-Gahan, S. (2015), Health and Physical Education: Preparing educators for the future. (pp. 83-103) Cambridge University Press. Port Melbourne, Vic. ISBN 978110760817.

Miller, J. ‘ICT and General Capabilities in the Australian Curriculum’, Chapter 7 in Callcott, D., Miller, J. & Wilson-Gahan, S. (2015), Health and Physical Education: Preparing educators for the future (pp. 127-142). Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978110760817. Port Melbourne, Vic

Graham, L. & Miller, J. (2015) A Model for Collaborative Research. in Bush Tracks: The Opportunities and Challenges of Rural Teaching and Leadership. Lorraine Graham and Judith Miller, (eds), Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN: 978-94-6300-095-6. (pp 1-10).

Noone, G., & Miller, J. (2015) Methodologies: Exploring the Intimate. in Bush Tracks: The Opportunities and Challenges of Rural Teaching and Leadership. Lorraine Graham and Judith Miller, (eds), Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN: 978-94-6300-095-6. (pp 25-40).

Graham, L., Miller, J. & Paterson, D. (2015) Accelerated Leadership in Rural Schools. in Bush Tracks: The Opportunities and Challenges of Rural Teaching and Leadership. Lorraine Graham and Judith Miller, (eds), Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN: 978-94-6300-095-6. (pp 91-104).

Miller, J., Graham, L. & Al-Awiwe, A. (2015) Late Career Women Leaders in Rural Schools. in Bush Tracks: The Opportunities and Challenges of Rural Teaching and Leadership. Lorraine Graham and Judith Miller, (eds), Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN: 978-94-6300-095-6. (pp 105-118).

Miller, J. & Graham, L. (2015) Taking the Bush Track Home. in Bush Tracks: The Opportunities and Challenges of Rural Teaching and Leadership Lorraine Graham and Judith Miller, (eds), Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN: 978-94-6300-095-6. (pp 157-164).

McNeil, E., Miller, J., & Littledyke, M. (2015) Health and Physical Education – Education for Sustainability in the Primary Curriculum: A guide for Teachers. Neil Taylor, Francis Quinn and Chris Eames, (eds,) (pp 247-265) Chapter 12. Sense Publishing Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Taylor, N., Quinn, F. & Miller, J. (2014), Sex Education and science: Is science in schools the place to teach, education? Forget it! in Debates in Science Education. Mike Watts (ed), Routledge Press Debates in Subject Teaching Series. Series editors Susan Capel, James Arthur, John Moss and Jon Davison. ISBN: 978-0-415-65829-4 (pp 190-204).

Miller, J. ‘Introduction to Pre-service Teacher Education’, Chapter 1 in Callcott, D., Miller, J. & Wilson-Gahan, S. (2012), Health and Physical Education: Preparing educators for the future. Cambridge University Press. Port Melbourne, Vic. ISBN 978110760817. (pp. 1-14).

Miller, J. ‘Pedagogy’, Chapter 5 in Callcott, D., Miller, J. & Wilson-Gahan, S. (2012), Health and Physical Education: Preparing educators for the future. Cambridge University Press. Port Melbourne, Vic. ISBN 978110760817. (pp. 77-97).

Miller, J. ‘ICT and General Capabilities in the Australian Curriculum’, Chapter 7 in Callcott, D., Miller, J. & Wilson-Gahan, S. (2012), Health and Physical Education: Preparing educators for the future. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978110760817. Port Melbourne, Vic (pp. 121-136).

Refereed Journal Articles

Jigyel, K., Miller, J., Mavrapoulou, S., & Berman, J. (2018). Parental communication and collaboration in schools with special educational needs (SEN) programmes in Bhutan, International Journal of Inclusive Education, DOI: 10.1080/13603116.2018.1426053

Okely, A.D., Lubans, D.R., Morgan, P.J., Cotton, W., Peralta, L., Miller, J.A., Batterham, M., & Jassen, X. (2017) Promoting physical activity among adolescent girls: The 'Girls in Sport' group randomized trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, v.14(1) (81), p. 1-13.

Freak, A., & Miller, J. A.  (2017) Magnifying pre-service generalist teachers’ perceptions of preparedness to teach primary school physical education:  an empirically-based tool.  Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy 22(1) p 51-70.

Haynes, J. & Miller, J., (2016) Transitioning from University to teaching in schools located in rural and remote settings.  Australian & International Journal of Rural Education.  Vol 26(2) p. 34-48.

Haynes, J., Miller, J. & Varea, V.  (2016) Preservice generalist teachers enlightened pproach to teaching Physical Education through Teacher Biography.  Australian Journal for Teacher Education Vol 41(3) p 21-38.

Miller, J., Haynes, J., & Pennington, J. (2015) ‘A Partnership aimed at Improving Health and Physical Education at a Rural School: Impacts on pupils, university students, teachers and academics. Australian & International Journal of Rural Education, Vol. 25(2), pp. 56-72.

Haynes, J. & Miller, J. (2015) ‘Preparing pre-service primary school teachers to assess fundamental movement skills: two skills and two approaches. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy Published online 10th April 2014 DOI:10.1080/17408989.2014.892064 Vol 20(4) 397-408.

Miller, J., Graham, L., & Al-Awiwe, A. (2014) Fast Track, Bush Track: Late career female rural school leaders taking the slow road. Australian and International Journal of Rural Education 24(1) 91-102.

Miller, J., Graham, L., & Pennington, J. (2013) The nexus of knowledge and behaviour for school-aged children: Implementation of Health Education Programs and a Nutritional Symbol System. Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education. 4(3) 217-234.

Miller, J., Haynes, J. & Wangdi, L. (2013) ‘Gross National Happiness through Gross National Healthiness: Cross cultural approaches of pre-service teacher education through school students’ health education’. Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education 17(1) pp. 149-158.

Miller, J., Puglisi, L. & Perry, L. (2012) ‘Implementing change to arrest the decline in moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) for adolescent girls in two rural and regional high schools: A case study approach’. Australian and International Journal of Rural Education 22(3) pp. 53-72.

Lubans D.R., Okely A.D., Morgan P.J., Cotton W., Puglisi L. & Miller J. (2012) ‘Description and evaluation of a social cognitive model of physical activity behaviour tailored for adolescent girls’. Health Education Research 27(1) pp. 115-128. ERA = A, IF = 2.146.