Doctor Jessy Abraham

Doctor Jessy Abraham

Lecturer In Primary Science And Technology Curriculum,
Primary Education (soe)

Biography

Jessy received her PhD in Education from the University of Western Sydney in 2013. She lectures in Primary Science and Technology.  Before joining UWS she worked as a science teacher in NSW schools.  Her research interests are in the area of student motivation, engagement and retention in sciences. Her research employs sophisticated quantitative analyses. Currently her research is focused on pre-service science teachers and practices that enhance their self-efficacy in teaching science in primary school settings.

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Qualifications

  • PhD University of Western Sydney
  • MEd University of Kerala
  • BA Ed University of Kerala
  • MSc Mahatma Gandhi University India
  • BA Sc University of Kerala

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Primary Education (soe)

Contact

Email: J.Abraham@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9772 6342
Mobile:
Location: 4.1.22
Bankstown
Website:

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 42025 Primary Science and Technology, 2014

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Abraham, J. and Barker, K. (2015), 'Exploring gender difference in motivation, engagement and enrolment behaviour of senior secondary physics students in New South Wales', Research in Science Education , vol 45, no 1 , pp 59 - 73.
  • Abraham, J. and Barker, K. (2014), 'Sustaining young people's enrolment intentions in relation to physics : development and validation of a tool', Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, vol 14 , pp 93 - 116.
  • Abraham, J. and Barker, K. (2014), 'An expectancy-value model for sustained enrolment intentions of senior secondary physics students', Research in Science Education, .

Research

Science and Technology education; Student Motivation and engagement; Mathematics Education; Engagement with Science; Technology in the Primary Science Classroom

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