Helen Watt

Professor

19982020

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Research Output

1998

Work and family life: contemporary realities, current expectations and future prospects

Hayes, A. & Watt, H. M. G., 1998, In : Australian Journal of Early Childhood. 23, 3, p. 33 - 39 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2000

Measuring attitudinal change in mathematics and english over the 1st year of junior high school: a multidimensional analysis

Watt, H. M. G., 2000, In : Journal of Experimental Education. 68, 4, p. 331-361 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

22 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring attitudinal change in mathematics and English over the first year of junior high school: A multidimensional analysis

Watt, H. M. G., 2000, In : Journal of Experimental Education. 68, 4, p. 331 - 361 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Social categories and student perceptions in high school mathematics

Watt, H. M. G. & Bornholt, L. J., 2000, In : Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 30, 7, p. 1492 - 1503 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Success or failure in a core university unit: what makes the difference?

Dickson, J., Fleet, A. & Watt, H. M. G., May 2000, In : Higher Education Research & Development. 19, 1, p. 59-73 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)
2002

A survey investigation of influences and choices in attracting graduates into teaching

Richardson, P. & Watt, H. M. G., 2002, Australian Association for Research in Education 2002 Conference Papers. http://www.aare.edu.au/02pap/ric02556.htm: Australian Association for Research in Education, p. 1 - 17 17 p.

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

2003

Pharmacy students' perceptions of their profession relative to other health care professions

Kritikos, V., Watt, H. M. G., Krass, I., Sainsbury, E. J. & Bosnic-Anticevich, S. Z., 2003, In : International Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 11, 2, p. 121 - 129 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Self-concept over the transition from primary to secondary school: a case study on the program for girls

Tonkin, S. & Watt, H. M. G., 2003, In : Issues in Educational Research. 13, 2, p. 27 - 54 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Skin cancer risk behaviours among adolescents in a Sydney metropolitan school

Summerville, B. & Watt, H. M. G., 2003, In : Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 14, 2, p. 123 - 127 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2004

Boys and English: do boys 'disengage' from English through secondary school?

Watt, H. M. G., 2004, Self-concept, Motivation and Identity: Where to from Here? Proceedings of the 3rd International Biennial SELF Research Conference. Marsh, H. W., Baumert, J., Richards, G. E. & Trautwein, U. (eds.). Sydney NSW Australia: The SELF Research Centre, University of Western Sydney, p. 1 - 8 8 p.

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

Development of adolescents' self perceptions, values and task perceptions according to gender and domain in 7th through 11th grade Australian students

Watt, H. M. G., 2004, In : Child Development. 75, 5, p. 1556 - 1574 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

256 Citations (Scopus)

Gendered perceptions of talent and planned participation in Mathematics

Watt, H. M. G. & Bornholt, L. J., 2004, In : Australian Journal of Career Development. Spring 1994, p. 43 - 50 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Graduate entry into teaching: Motivations and beliefs for career change

Richardson, P. W. & Watt, H. M. G., 2004, p. 1 - 1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Relationships among perceived competence, intrinsic value and mastery goal orientation in English and Maths

Cocks, R. J. & Watt, H. M. G., 2004, In : The Australian Educational Researcher. 31, 2, p. 81 - 111 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Self-concept of teaching ability and values for teaching: definition, measurement and relative influences on the choice of teaching as a career

Watt, H. M. G. & Richardson, P. W., 2004, Proceedings of the Third International Biennial SELF Research Conference. Marsh, H., Baumert, J., Richards, G. & Trautwein, U. (eds.). http://self.uws.edu.au/Conferences/2004_conference.htm: SELF Research Centre, p. 1 - 6 6 p.

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

2005
26 Citations (Scopus)

Explaining gendered math enrollments for NSW Australian secondary school students.

Watt, H. M. G., 2005, In : New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. Winter, p. 15 - 29 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring adolescent motivations for pursuing maths-related careers

Watt, H. M. G., 2005, In : Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology. 5, p. 107 - 116 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

'I've decided to become a teacher': influences on career change

Richardson, P. W. & Watt, H. M. G., 2005, In : Teaching and Teacher Education. 21, 5, p. 457 - 489 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

108 Citations (Scopus)

Emerging adults' intentions for math-related careers: a gendered motivational analysis

Watt, H. M. G., 2006, p. 1 - 1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

More than reading books: examining the range of adolescent literacy and relationships to academic and social well-being

Levine, F. J. (ed.), Watt, H. M. G., Richardson, P. W. & Moje, E. B., 2006, p. 1 - 1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Perfectionism: clarification of multidimensionality and perfectionist typology using the Frost multidimensional perfectionism scale

Hawkins, C. C., Levine, F. J. (ed.), Watt, H. M. G. & Sinclair, K. E., 2006, p. 1 - 1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Preface to the special issue

Watt, H. M. G. & Eccles, J. S., 1 Aug 2006, In : Educational Research and Evaluation. 12, 4, p. 295-296 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Psychometric properties of the Frost multidimensional perfectionism scale with Australian adolescent girls: clarification of multidimensionality and perfectionist typology

Hawkins, C. C., Watt, H. M. G. & Sinclair, K. E., 2006, In : Educational and Psychological Measurement. 66, 6, p. 1001 - 1022 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

48 Citations (Scopus)

The development of students' mathematics self-concept in relation to gender: different countries, different trajectories?

Nagy, G., Watt, H. M. G., Trautwein, U., Ludtke, O., Eccles, J. & Baumert, J., 2006, p. 1 - 1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

The leaky mathematics pipeline for girls: a motivational analysis of high school enrolments in Australia and the USA

Watt, H. M. G., Eccles, J. S. & Durik, A. M., 2006, In : Equal Opportunities International. 25, 8, p. 642 - 659 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The ontogeny of task values and self-perceptions across domains as a function

Watt, H. M. G., 2006, p. 1 - 1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

The role of motivation in gendered educational and occupational trajectories related to maths

Watt, H. M. G., 2006, In : Educational Research and Evaluation. 12, 4, p. 305-322 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

99 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding women's choice of mathematics- and science- related careers: longitudinal studies from four countries

Watt, H. M. G. & Eccles, J. S., 2006, London UK: Routledge. 421 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

Who chooses teaching and why? Profiling characteristics and motivations across three Australian universities

Richardson, P. W. & Watt, H. M. G., 2006, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education. 34, 1, p. 27 - 56 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2007

A trickle from the pipeline

Watt, H. M. G., 2007, In : Professional Educator. 6, 3, p. 36 - 41 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Choosing to teach in the 'STEM' disciplines: Characteristics and motivations of science, ICT, and mathematics teachers

Watt, H. M. G., Richardson, P. W. & Pietsch, J., 2007, Mathematics: Essential Research, Essential Practice. Watson, J. & Beswick, K. (eds.). Adelaide: Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, Vol. 2. p. 795-804 10 p.

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

Motivational factors influencing teaching as a career choice: Development and validation of the FIT-Choice scale

Watt, H. M. G. & Richardson, P. W., 2007, In : Journal of Experimental Education. 75, 3, p. 167 - 202 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

328 Citations (Scopus)

Motivations for beginning, aspiring to, or rejecting teaching careers from late adolescence through adulthood

Watt, H. M. G., Richardson, P. W. & Gilbert, M., 2007, p. 1 - 1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Profiles of beginning teachers' professional engagement and career development aspirations

Watt, H. M. G., Richardson, P. W. & Tysvaer, N. N., 2007, Dimensions of Professional Learning. Professionalism, Practice and Identity. Berry, A., Clemans, A. & Kostogriz, A. (eds.). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, p. 155 - 176 22 p.

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

What motivates people from business-related careers to change to teaching?

Richardson, P. W., Watt, H. M. G. & Tysvaer, N. N., 2007, Career Choice in Management and Entrepreneurship: A Research Comparison. Ozbilgin, M. F. & Malach-Pines, A. (eds.). UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 219 - 239 21 p.

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

5 Citations (Scopus)

Career change? (short excerpt from a chapter written by Richardson, Watt & Tysvaer)

Richardson, P. W. & Watt, H. M. G., 2008, In : Monash Business Review. 4, 3, p. 7 - 9 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

Gender and occupational outcomes: An introduction

Watt, H. M. G., 2008, Gender and Occupational Outcomes. Longitudinal Assessments of Individual, Social, and Cultural Influences. Watt, H. M. G. & Eccles, J. S. (eds.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, p. 3 - 24 22 p.

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

Gender and Occupational Outcomes. Longitudinal Assessments of Individual, Social, and Cultural Influences

Watt, H. M. G. & Eccles, J. S., 2008, Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 384 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

Guest Editorial. Motivation for teaching

Watt, H. M. G. & Richardson, P. W., 2008, In : Learning and Instruction. 18, 5, p. 405 - 407 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther

34 Citations (Scopus)

Learning and Instruction Special Issue: Motivation for Teaching

Watt, H. M. G. & Richardson, P. W., 2008, The Netherlands: Elsevier. 94 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOther

Motivations, perceptions, and aspirations concerning teaching as a career for different types of beginning teachers

Watt, H. M. G. & Richardson, P. W., 2008, In : Learning and Instruction. 18, 5, p. 408 - 428 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

261 Citations (Scopus)

What motivates females and males to pursue sex-stereotyped careers?

Watt, H. M. G., 2008, Gender and Occupational Outcomes. Longitudinal Assessments of Individual, Social, and Cultural Influences. Watt, H. M. G. & Eccles, J. S. (eds.). Washington DC USA: American Psychological Association, p. 87 - 113 27 p.

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