Jeffrey Dorman

Assoc Professor

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Associate Professor Jeffrey Dorman is in the Faculty of Education at the Gippsland Campus. He has held full-time appointments in universities since 1991. Before coming to Monash University in 2010, Jeff was a Reader in Education at the Brisbane campus of the Australian Catholic University. In 2004, Jeff was the Professor of Educational Research at Anglia Polytechnic University, Chelmsford, England. He specialises in the study of psychosocial learning environments and received his PhD in this field from Curtin University of Technology in 1995. Jeff has authored around 90 articles for journals and edited books. With colleagues from other Australian universities, he has received three ARC Grants. The total value of grants in which Associate Professor Dorman has taken a leadership role exceeds $1,050,000.

Research interests

  • School and classroom learning environments
  • Instrument design and validation
  • Structural equation modelling
  • Multilevel modelling

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Research Output 2003 2015

Teacher self-efficacy: a thriving area of research

George, S. V., Richardson, P. W. & Dorman, J. P., 2015, The Routledge International Handbook of Social Psychology of the Classroom. Rubie-Davies, C. M., Stephens, J. M. & Watson, P. (eds.). Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 350 - 360 11 p.

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

The development, validation and use of the Rural and Remote Teaching, Working, Living and Learning Environment Survey (RRTWLLES)

Dorman, J., Kennedy, J. & Young, J., 2015, In : Learning Environments Research. 18, 1, p. 15-32 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Classroom psychosocial environment and course experiences in pre-service teacher education courses at an Australian university

Dorman, J. P., Jan 2014, In : Studies in Higher Education. 39, 1, p. 34-47 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Development of a postulated model for investigating resilience and retention of teachers and nurses. A review of literature

Dorman, J. P. & Dyson, M. D., 2014, Developing Sustainable Education in Regional Australia. Gunstone, A. (ed.). Clayton VIC Australia: Monash University Publishing, p. 43 - 65 23 p.

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

Personalised learning in the open classroom: The mutuality of teacher and student agency

Deed, C. G., Cox, P. J., Dorman, J. P., Edwards, D. J., Farrelly, C., Keeffe, M. B., Lovejoy, V., Mow, L., Sellings, P. G., Prain, V. R., Waldrip, B. G. & Yager, Z. K., 2014, In : International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning. 9, 1, p. 66 - 75 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review