Doctor Jane Hunter

Doctor Jane Hunter

Primary Education (SoE)


I no longer work at WSU. The information on this site is not current.

On 1st February 2016 I commenced in a new role as a senior lecturer conducting postdoctoral research in STEM Education at the University of Technology Sydney. 

My new office is in Building 10 on Broadway, Ultimo.

If you wish to contact me you can do so through DM on Twitter using @janehunter01 

Have a great year!


This information has been contributed by Doctor Hunter.

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Academic Research in Education (1999 - 2015)
  • Australian College of Educators (2008 - 2015)
  • Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education (2013 - 2015)
  • Australian Council for Computers in Education (2012 - 2015)
  • Australian Council for Educational Leaders (2012 - 2015)
  • International Society for Technology in Education (2013 - 2015)

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Primary Education (SoE)


Phone: (02) 9772 6550
Location: 4.G.21

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  • Hunter, J. (2015), 'Technology Integration and High Possibility Classrooms: Building from TPACK', : Routledge 9781138781320.

Chapters in Books

  • Hunter, J. (2015), 'High possibility classrooms : a new model for technology integration', Handbook of Research on Teacher Education in the Digital Age, IGI Global 9781466684034.
  • Hunter, J. (2015), 'High possibility classrooms in the middle years : a model for reform', Big Fish, Little Fish: Teaching and Learning in the Middle Years, Cambridge University Press 9781107432314.
  • Hunter, J. (2014), 'We're not talking to our kids, are we causing speech delay? ', A Year in the Life of Australia, Future Leaders 9780987480767.
  • Hunter, J. and Mitchell, J. (2011), 'The Insider and Outsider Model of Professional Learning', Rethinking Educational Practice Through Reflexive Inquiry: Essays in Honour of Susan Groundwater-Smith, Springer 9789400708044.
  • Hunter, J. and Jimenez, S. (2004), 'Civics and Citizenship education: What pedagogy? What possibilities?', ACSA 20-20 Vision: 20 articles from 20 years capturing curriculum debate in Australia, Australian Curriculum Studies Association 9781875864409.

Journal Articles

  • Hunter, J. (2015), 'High possibility classrooms : creating iHistorians and iGeographers', Scan: the Journal for Educators, vol 34, no 3 , pp 20 - 27.
  • Hunter, J. (2011), 'Connected Learning in an Australian Technology Program: A Case Study', International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, vol 2, no 1 , pp 65 - 73.
  • Mitchell, J., Hunter, J. and Mockler, N. (2010), 'Connecting classrooms in rural communities through interactive whiteboards', Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, vol 26, no 4 , pp 464 - 476.
  • Hunter, J. and Cornish, S. (2010), 'blogED in the Connected Classrooms Program is for pedagogy and student learning', Scan, vol 29, no 3 , pp 6 - 11.
  • Hunter, J. (2010), 'Ideas for using blogs in a social education context and an Australian learning tools project', The Social Educator, vol 28, no 3 , pp 11 - 16.
  • Hunter, J. (2008), 'Connected classrooms creating learning communities using video conferencing technology and quality teaching', Scan, vol 27, no 4 , pp 4 - 7.
  • Hunter, J. (2007), 'Fresh equation: quality digital resources + interactive whiteboards + collaborative tools = engaging pedagogy for the classroom', Learning, media and technology, vol 32, no 3 , pp 245 - 260.
  • Hunter, J. (2006), 'New Teaching and Learning Exchange', Scan, vol 25, no 4 , pp 38 - 41.

Conference Papers

  • Hunter, J. (2015), 'Big learning for the future : high possibility classrooms in the middle school', Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. International Conference , Las Vegas, Nev..
  • Hunter, J. (2014), 'High possibility classrooms : technology integration in action', Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. International Conference, Jacksonville, Fla..
  • Hunter, J. (2014), 'High possibility classrooms : IL in action', Australian Computers in Education Conference, Adelaide, S.A..


This information has been contributed by Doctor Hunter.


Current Supervision

Title: How are Ideas and Practices of Creativity in the Australian Curriculum Understood by 'Exemplary' Primary School Teachers in NSW Public Schools?
Field of Research:
Title: The Affect of Using Youtube to Learn a Foreign Language
Field of Research:
Title: What Key Factors Accelerate the Implementation of Transformational ICT Pedagogy by Teachers in the Primary Classroom
Field of Research:


Title: What would a 21st Century education look like under PM Malcolm Turnbull
Description: The Conversation
Title: STEM education: KIndergarten is where it should begin
Description: Sydney Morning Herald
Title: STEM education gets million-dollar boost from Google Australia
Description: Sydney Morning Herald
Title: Education experts say Australian classrooms need to adapt for STEM revolution
Description: ABC News : AM 702
Title: Link between technology and speech development
Description: ABC Riverland
Title: Technology and speech
Description: ABC 1 Midday Report
Title: Too much too young
Description: NSW Parents Council
Title: iPad and kids speech fear
Description: Daily Telegraph
Title: We are not talking to our kids
Description: The Conversation

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