Academic publications

Recent academic publications (from 2012 only)

Devlin, M. & McKay, J. (2019). A ‘Critical Factor’: Facilitating the success of students from Low Socioeconomic Status Backgrounds at Australian Regional Universities through Technology. In Hoffman, J., Blessinger, P. & Makhana, M. (eds.), Strategies for Facilitating Inclusive Campuses in Higher Education: International Perspectives on Equity and Inclusion, Innovations in Higher Education. pp 131-144. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2055-364120190000017010, ISBN: 978-1-78756-065-9

Devlin, M. (2019). Nine elements of the Scholarship of Discovery: A starting point. In L. Ling and P. Ling (Eds) Emerging Methods and Paradigms in Scholarship and Education Research.

Devlin, M. & McKay, J. (2019). Teaching regional students from low socioeconomic backgrounds: Key success factors in Australian higher education. Australian and International Journal of Rural Education 29 (3) 7-23.

Devlin, M., Zhang, L., Edwards, D., Withers, G., McMillan, J., Vernon, L., and Trinidad, S. (2019). Economies of Scale in Supporting Low SES Students: Research Report. National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education.

Devlin, M. and McKay, J. (2018). Teaching inclusively online in a massified university systemWidening Participation and Lifelong Learning 20(1), pp. 146-166.

Devlin, M. & McKay, J. (2018). The financial realities for students from low SES backgrounds at Australian regional universitiesJournal of Australian and International Rural Education28(1).

Devlin, M. & McKay, J. (2018). Facilitating the success of students from low SES backgrounds at regional universities through course design, teaching and staff attributes, in M. Shah, J. McKay (eds.), Achieving Equity and Academic Excellence in Higher Education: Global Perspectives in an Era of Widening Participation. Palgrave Macmillan.

Wood, D., McLeod, M., Viragh, K., Devlin, M., Hill, A., Harvey, A., Bennett, A., Hanley, J., Whitty, G. and Nelson, K. (2017). A comparative study of the equity strategies employed by Australian universities. Central Queensland University, Rockhampton.

Devlin, M. and McKay, J. (2017). Facilitating success for students from low socioeconomic status backgrounds at regional universitiesFederation University Australia, Ballarat. ISBN: 9781876851941

Pitman, T.,Harvey, A.,McKay, J.,Devlin, M.,Trinidad, S.,Brett, M. (2017). The impact of enabling programs on Indigenous participation: success and retention in Australian higher education In: Indigenous pathways, transitions and participation in higher education: From policy to practice, Springer, Singapore.

Pitman, T., Harvey, A., McKay, J., Devlin, M.,Trinidad, S., & Brett, M. (2017). The impact of enabling programs on Indigenous participation, success and retention in Australian higher education,in S. Larkin, J. Frawley; J. Smith; (Eds.) Indigenous pathways and transitions into Higher Education: From policy to practice. Springer.

Wood, D., McLeod, M., Viragh, K., Devlin, M. Hill, A., Harvey, A., Bennett, A., Hanley, J., Whitty, G. and Nelson, K. (2017). A comparative study of the equity strategies employed by Australian universities. Central Queensland University, Rockhampton.

Devlin, M. (2016). Higher education learning and teaching research: A case study informed by the neo-positivist paradigm.In Ling, L. and Ling. P (Eds.). Methods and Paradigms in Education Research. IGI Global.

McKay, J.,Devlin, M. (2016). ‘Low income doesn’t mean stupid and destined for failure’: Challenging the deficit discourse around students from low SES backgrounds in higher education. International Journal of Inclusive Education, 20, 347 – 363.

Devlin, M.,McKay, J. (2016). Teaching students using technology: Facilitating success for students from low socioeconomic status backgrounds in Australian universities Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 32, 92 – 106.

McKay, J. and Devlin, M. (2015). Widening participation in Australia: lessons on equity, standards, and institutional leadership In: Widening higher education participation, Chandos Publishing, Kidlington, United Kingdom.

Blackmore, J., Gribble, K., Farrell, L., Rahimi, M., Arber, R. and Devlin, M. (2014). Australian International Graduates and the Transition to Employment: Final Report. Deakin University, Melbourne. Digital copy ISBN: 978-0-7300-0009-9 | Print copy ISBN: 978-0-7300-0010-5. Major report from ARC grant no. LP0990875

Devlin, M. and Radloff, A. (2014). A structured writing programme for staff: Facilitating knowledge, skills, confidence and publishing outcomes Journal of Further and Higher Education, 38, 230 – 248.

Devlin, M. and McKay, J. (2014). Reframing ‘the problem’: students from low socio-economic status backgrounds transitioning to university In: Universities in transition: foregrounding social contexts of knowledge in the first year experience, University of Adelaide Press, Adelaide, Australia.

Larkin, H., Nihill, C. and Devlin, M. (2014). Inclusive practices in academia and beyond The future of learning and teaching in next generation learning spaces, Emerald Group Publishing, Bingley, United Kingdom.

McKay, J. and Devlin, M. (2014). ‘Uni has a different language … to the real world’: demystifying academic culture and discourse for students from low socioeconomic backgrounds Higher Education Research and Development, 33, 949 – 961.

Devlin, M. (2013). Effective university leadership and management of learning and teaching in a widening participation context: findings from two national Australian studies Tertiary Education and Management, 19, 233 – 245.

Devlin, M. (2013). Bridging socio-cultural incongruity: Conceptualising the success of students from low socio-economic status backgrounds in Australian higher education In: Studies in Higher Education, 38, 939 – 949.

Devlin, M. and Radloff, A. (2012). A structured writing programme for staff: Facilitating knowledge, skills, confidence and publishing outcomes. Journal of Further and Higher Education.

Devlin, M., Kift, S., Nelson, K., Smith, L. and McKay, J. (2012). Effective teaching and support of students from low socioeconomic status backgrounds: Resources for Australian higher education. Final Report. Office for Learning and Teaching, Commonwealth of Australia. ISBN: 978-1-922125-51-4

Devlin, M., Smeal, G., Cummings, R. and Mazzolini, M. (2012). Leading sustainable improvement in university teaching and learning: Lessons from the sector. Australian Learning and Teaching Council, Sydney, Australia.

Hagel, P., Carr, R. and Devlin, M. (2012). Conceptualising and measuring student engagement through the Australasian Survey of Student Engagement (AUSSE): A critique. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 37(4), 475-486.

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