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I completed my Masters and PhD in literary studies and critical theory.  My teaching is mainly focused on Academic and Professional literacy and I have active research interests in the teaching and learning of writing, higher education, assessment of writing, academic integrity, careers and employability.  

I have a strong teaching and research focus on writing, and I am also interested in cultural learning processes and the way people use language in different social and professional contexts.

Research area keywords

  • Academic Writing
  • Tertiary education
  • Professional Writing
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Poetics
  • Literary Theory
  • American Poetry
  • Australian Poetry
  • Culture and Communication
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Career development
  • Assessment and Feedback

Research Output 2003 2019

  • 7 Article
  • 1 Chapter (Book)
  • 1 Conference Paper

On the Borderline: Writing about Writing, Threshold Concepts of Writing, and Credit-Bearing Academic Writing Subjects in Australia

Johnson, A., 30 Sep 2019, In : Across the Disciplines. 16, 3, p. 24 36 p., 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Content Matters: Curriculum development challenges in academic writing programs

Johnson, A. G., 14 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Academic Language and Learning. 12, 1, p. 193-212 20 p., 14.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

'All that's left': John Koethe's traces of experience

Johnson, A. G., 2014, In : Journal of Language, Literature and Culture. 61, 1, p. 33 - 45 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The Orphic strain in Australian poetry

Johnson, A., 2011, Refashioning Myth: Poetic Transformations and Metamorphoses. Wilkinson, J. L., Parisot, E. & McInnis, D. (eds.). UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 9 - 27 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Task type and independent learning

Johnson, A. G., Rochecouste, J. R. & Maxwell, O., 2007, Proceedings of the Independent Learning Association 2007 Japan Conf.: Exploring Theory, Enhancing Practice: Autonomy Across the Disciplines. Carroll, M., Castillo, D., Cooker, L. & Irie, K. (eds.). Japan: Independent learning association, p. 1 - 12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review