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Book Chapters

Bostwick KCP; Martin AJ; Collie RJ; Durksen TL, 2022, 'Students' growth orientation: Implications for their academic flourishing', in Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools: Supporting Process and Practice, pp. 309 - 318,

Bostwick KCP; Martin AJ; Collie RJ; Durksen TL, 2022, 'Students' Growth Orientation', in Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools, Routledge, pp. 309 - 318,

Klassen RM; Rushby JV; Durksen TL, 2022, 'Teacher recruitment: a competency-based approach', in International Encyclopedia of Education: Fourth Edition, pp. 329 - 338,

Klassen RM; Durksen TL; Patterson F; Rowett E, 2017, 'Filtering functions of assessment for selection into initial teacher education programs.', in Clandinin J; Husu J (ed.), The Sage Handbook of Research on Teacher Education, Volume 1, Sage Publications Ltd, London, pp. 893 - 909,

Klassen R; Durksen T, 2015, 'Recent advances in research on teacher motivation and emotions', in The Routledge International Handbook of Social Psychology of the Classroom, pp. 339 - 349,

Klassen RM; Durksen TL; Tze VMC, 2014, 'Teachers' self- efficacy beliefs: Ready to move from theory to practice?', in Teacher Motivation: Theory and Practice, pp. 100 - 115,

Klassen RM; Durksen TL; Tze VMC, 2014, 'Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Beliefs', in Teacher Motivation, Routledge, pp. 100 - 115,


Journal articles

van der Lans RM; Jansen in de Wal J; Daas R; Durksen TL; Inoue N; Wilson E; Cornelissen F, 2024, 'Beyond the linear standard: What circular models can teach us about teachers’ continuing professional learning needs in Australia, England, Japan and The Netherlands', Teaching and Teacher Education, 138,

Bostwick KCP; Burns EC; Martin AJ; Collie RJ; Durksen TL, 2024, 'A Bifactor Exploratory Structural Equation Model of Students’ Growth-Focused Motivation', Journal of Experimental Education,

de Carvalho AL; Durksen TL; Beswick K, 2023, 'Developing collective teacher efficacy in mathematics through professional learning', Theory into Practice, 62, pp. 279 - 292,

Bostwick KCP; Martin AJ; Collie RJ; Durksen TL, 2022, 'Motivation in context: A multilevel examination of growth orientation across one year', Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 81,

Sheridan L; Coleman B; Durksen TL, 2022, 'Important non-academic attributes in Australian initial teacher education', Australian Educational Researcher, 49, pp. 387 - 406,

Klassen RM; Rushby JV; Maxwell L; Durksen TL; Sheridan L; Bardach L, 2021, 'The development and testing of an online scenario-based learning activity to prepare preservice teachers for teaching placements', Teaching and Teacher Education, 104,

Bardach L; Klassen RM; Durksen TL; Rushby JV; Bostwick KCP; Sheridan L, 2021, 'The power of feedback and reflection: Testing an online scenario-based learning intervention for student teachers', Computers and Education, 169,

Lee J; Durksen TL, 2021, 'Global Academic Interest Scale for Undergraduate and Graduate Students', Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 39, pp. 182 - 196,

Klassen RM; Rushby JV; Durksen TL; Bardach L, 2021, 'Examining teacher recruitment strategies in England', Journal of Education for Teaching, 47, pp. 163 - 185,

Durksen TL; Sheridan L; Tindall-Ford S, 2021, 'Pre-service Science and Mathematics teachers’ reasoning: a think-aloud study', Educational Studies, pp. 1 - 16,

Loughland T; Bostwick K; Nguyen H; Durksen T, 2021, 'Looking to GROW: The absence of goal setting in post-lesson mentoring conversations on work-integrated learning placements', International Journal of Work-Integrated Learning, 22, pp. 475 - 487,

Bostwick KCP; Collie RJ; Martin AJ; Durksen TL, 2020, 'Teacher, classroom, and student growth orientation in mathematics: A multilevel examination of growth goals, growth mindset, engagement, and achievement', Teaching and Teacher Education, 94,

Bishop M; Durksen TL, 2020, 'What are the personal attributes a teacher needs to engage Indigenous students effectively in the learning process? Re-viewing the literature', Educational Research, 62, pp. 181 - 198,

Sheridan L; Durksen TL; Tindall-Ford S, 2019, 'Understanding the reasoning of pre-service teachers: a think-aloud study using contextualised teaching scenarios', Teacher Development, 23, pp. 425 - 446,

Bostwick KCP; Martin AJ; Collie RJ; Durksen TL, 2019, 'Growth orientation predicts gains in middle and high school students’ mathematics outcomes over time', Contemporary Educational Psychology, 58, pp. 213 - 227,

Martin AJ; Collie RJ; Durksen TL; Burns EC; Bostwick KCP; Tarbetsky AL, 2019, 'Growth goals and growth mindset from a methodological-synergistic perspective: lessons learned from a quantitative correlational research program', International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 42, pp. 204 - 219,

Yerdelen S; Durksen T; Rimfeld K; Plomin R; Asbury K, 2018, 'Developing SENSES: Student experience of non-shared environment scales.', PLoS ONE, 13,

Klassen RM; Durksen TL; Al Hashmi W; Kim LE; Longden K; Metsäpelto RL; Poikkeus AM; Györi JG, 2018, 'National context and teacher characteristics: Exploring the critical non-cognitive attributes of novice teachers in four countries', Teaching and Teacher Education, 72, pp. 64 - 74,

Yerdelen S; Durksen TL; Klassen RM, 2018, 'An international validation of the engaged teacher scale', Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice,

Ginns P; Martin AJ; Durksen TL; Burns EMMA; Pope A; Burns E, 2018, 'Personal Best (PB) goal-setting enhances arithmetical problem-solving', The Australian Educational Researcher, 45, pp. 533 - 551,

Durksen TL; Klassen RM, 2018, 'The development of a Situational Judgement Test (SJT) of personal attributes for quality teaching in rural and remote Australia', Australian Educational Researcher, 45, pp. 255 - 276,

Durksen T, 2018, '-', Teaching and Teacher Education

Durksen TL; Martin AJ; Burns EC; Ginns P; Williamson D; Kiss J, 2017, 'Conducting research in a medical science museum: Lessons learned from collaboration between researchers and museum educators.', Journal of Museum Education, 42, pp. 273 - 283,

Lee J; Durksen TL, 2017, 'Dimensions of academic interest among undergraduate students: passion, confidence, aspiration and self-expression', Educational Psychology, pp. 1 - 19,

Bostwick KCP; Collie RJ; Martin AJ; Durksen TL, 2017, 'Students' growth mindsets, goals, and academic outcomes in mathematics', Zeitschrift fur Psychologie / Journal of Psychology, 225, pp. 107 - 116,

Klassen RM; Durksen TL; Kim L; Patterson F; Rowett E; Warwick J; Warwick P, 2017, 'Developing a proof-of-concept selection test for entry into primary teacher education programs', International Journal of Assessment Tools in Education, 4, pp. 96 - 114,

Durksen TL; Klassen RM; Daniels LM, 2017, 'Motivation and collaboration: The keys to a developmental framework for teachers’ professional learning', Teaching and Teacher Education, 67, pp. 53 - 66,

Durksen TL; Way J; Bobis J; Anderson J; Skilling K; Martin AJ, 2017, 'Motivation and engagement in mathematics: a qualitative framework for teacher-student interactions', Mathematics Education Research Journal, 29, pp. 163 - 181,

Martin AJ; Durksen TL; Williamson D; Kiss J; Ginns P, 2016, 'The role of a museum-based science education program in promoting content knowledge and science motivation', Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 53, pp. 1364 - 1384,

Andre L; Durksen T; Volman ML, 2016, 'Museums as avenues of learning for children: a decade of research', Learning Environments Research, 20, pp. 47 - 76,

Durksen TL; Chu M-W; Ahmad ZF; Radil AI; Daniels LM, 2016, 'Motivation in a MOOC: a probabilistic analysis of online learners’ basic psychological needs', Social Psychology of Education, 19, pp. 1 - 20,

Frenzel AC; Pekrun R; Goetz T; Daniels LM; Durksen TL; Becker-Kurz B; Klassen RM, 2016, 'Measuring Teachers’ enjoyment, anger, and anxiety: The Teacher Emotions Scales (TES)', Contemporary Educational Psychology, 46, pp. 148 - 163,

Martin AJ; Durksen TL; Williamson D; Kiss J; Ginns P, 2014, 'Personal Best (PB) goal setting and students' motivation in science: A study of science valuing and aspirations', Australian Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 31, pp. 85 - 96,

Klassen RM; Durksen TL, 2014, 'Weekly self-efficacy and work stress during the teaching practicum: A mixed methods study', LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION, 33, pp. 158 - 169,

Klassen RM; Durksen TL; Rowett E; Patterson F, 2014, 'Applicant Reactions to a Situational Judgment Test used for Selection into Initial Teacher Training', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, 3, pp. 104 - 124,

Klassen RM; Durksen TL, 2014, 'Weekly self-efficacy and work stress during the teaching practicum: A mixed methods study', Learning and Instruction, 33, pp. 158 - 169,

Klassen RM; Yerdelen S; Durksen TL, 2013, 'Measuring teacher engagement: Development of the engaged teachers scale (ets)', Frontline Learning Research, 1, pp. 33 - 52,

Durksen T; Poth C, 2013, 'Book review - Visualizing social science research: Maps, methods, and meaning', Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 43, pp. 146 - 149,

Durksen T; Poth C, 2013, 'Visualizing Social Science Research: Maps, Methods, and Meaning', CANADIAN JOURNAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION, 43, pp. 146 - 149,

Durksen TL; Klassen RM, 2012, 'Pre-service teachers' weekly commitment and engagement during a final training placement: A longitudinal mixed methods study', Educational and Child Psychology, 29, pp. 32 - 46

Conference Papers

Durksen T, 2020, 'What Are the Personal Characteristics of Quality Teachers? Implications for Teacher Recruitment and Selection', in Proceedings of the 2020 AERA Annual Meeting, AERA, presented at 2020 AERA Annual Meeting, 01 April 2020 - 04 April 2020,


Eacott S; Niesche R; Heffernan A; Loughland T; Gobby B; Durksen T, 2021, High-impact school leadership in regional, rural and remote schools,,

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