Researcher

Dr Joanne Cherie Danker

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Special education and disability

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Biography

Joanne Danker is a lecturer in Special Education in the School of Education at the University of New South Wales.

Her research interests include the well-being of students with developmental disabilities (i.e., autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disabilities), inclusive and special education, and engaging individuals with disabilities in research using participatory research approaches. She is particularly interested in using innovative...view more

Joanne Danker is a lecturer in Special Education in the School of Education at the University of New South Wales.

Her research interests include the well-being of students with developmental disabilities (i.e., autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disabilities), inclusive and special education, and engaging individuals with disabilities in research using participatory research approaches. She is particularly interested in using innovative research approaches such as Photovoice to enable the authentic voices of the often silenced and marginalised children with disabilities to be heard.

 


My Grants

Selected research grants

2021 UNSW Sydney School of Education. Danker, J., Strnadová, I., Lenne, B., Loblinzk, J., Alonzo, D., Dowse, L., & Tso, M. Students with moderate and high support needs: Perspectives on student well-being.   

2020 NSW Department of Education, Australia - Strnadová, I., & Dowse, L. Disability Strategy Implementation: Literature review on support for students with disability.

2020 NSW Department of Education, Australia - Strnadová, I., Danker, J., Loblinzk, J., Dowse, L., & Lenne, B. Capturing perspectives on student well-being from students with intellectual disability and/ or autism in NSW schools: Listening to voice of students with high support needs.

2020 University of New South Wales Sydney - Strnadová, I., Danker, J., Loblinzk, J., & Self Advocacy Sydney. Online peer support and peer mentoring and its impact on social inclusion and well-being of people with intellectual disability.

2020 University of New South Wales Sydney, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - Strnadová, I., Danker, J., Loblinzk, J., Malouf, R., & IDRS. Sexuality, rights and relationships education for students with intellectual disabilities and autism.

2020 University of New South Wales Sydney, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - Strnadová, I., Danker, J., Loblinzk, J., Malouf, R., & IDRS. Sexuality, rights and relationships education for students with intellectual disabilities and autism.


My Qualifications

MEd Special and Inclusive Education (UNSW Sydney)

PhD (UNSW Sydney)


My Awards

Lee Mills Teacher Education Award, Australasian Association of Special Education (AASE), 2015


My Engagement

Australian Association for Special Education (Nominated NSW Committee Member)

Member of the Special and Inclusive Education Research Group - UNSW

 


My Teaching

EDST5107 Teaching Methods for High Incidence Disabilities

EDST5134 Addressing Learner Diversity

EDST5118 Professional Practice for Special Education

EDST4084 Managing the Classroom Environment

 

 

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Location

G42 Morven Brown

Publications

by Dr Joanne Cherie Danker