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Biography

Dr Jane Southcott is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education, Monash University. Her research foci are twofold. She explores community music, culture, ageing and engagement in the arts employing both a qualitative, phenomenological approach and quantitative strategies. Her other research field is historical, particularly concerning the development of the music curriculum in Australia, America and Europe. She is a narrative historian and much of her research is biographical.

Research interests

  • Music education and research in music education.
  • Music curriculum history in Australia, America and Europe.
  • Phenomenology 
  • Autoethnography
  • The Arts and positive ageing
  • Lifelong education and intergenerational engagement
  • Multiculturalism 
  • Diaspora

Keywords

  • music education
  • community music
  • history of education
  • positive ageing
  • phenomenology
  • arts education
  • Multiculturalism and diversity
  • autoethnography
  • Inclusive Education
  • lifelong education
  • diaspora

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Projects 2018 2018

Research Output 1990 2019

Egalitarian music education in the nineteenth century: Joseph Mainzer and Singing for the Million

Southcott, J., 10 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Historical Research in Music Education. 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Gender identity and Facebook: social conservatism and saving face

Khoshsabk, N. & Southcott, J., 2019, In : The Qualitative Report. 24, 4, p. 632-647 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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In Jen’s shoes - looking back to look forward: an autoethnographic account

Sze, J. L. & Southcott, J., Mar 2019, In : The Qualitative Report. 24, 3, p. 606-618 13 p., 13.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Kick start–martial arts as a non-traditional school sport: an Australian case study of Taekwondo for Years 7–12 students

Akehurst, E., Southcott, J. & Lambert, K., Jun 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education. 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Meanings of leisure for older people: an Australian study of line dancing

Joseph, D. & Southcott, J., 2 Jan 2019, In : Leisure Studies. 38, 1, p. 74-87 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities 1999 2018

  • 5 Editorial responsibility
  • 2 Professional association or peak discipline body
  • 1 Contribution to conference
  • 1 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

International Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education 2018

Ed Creely (Speaker), Jane Southcott (Speaker)
3 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

International Journal of Music Education (Journal)

Jane Southcott (Editor in chief)
1 Jul 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

The Qualitative Report (Journal)

Jane Southcott (Editorial board member)
2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

Chair, History Standing Committee ISME

Jane Southcott (Chair/ Co-Chair)
2016 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Heather Gell Dalcroze Trust (External organisation)

Jane Southcott (Member)
2015 → …

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Press / Media