• 34 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
20042020

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Personal profile

Research Biography

I have taught in Australian schools for over twenty years. While teaching, I began a Master of Gifted Education and followed this with a Master of Arts by research. I left classroom teaching to concentrate on my studies when I received a PhD scholarship. I was drawn back to teaching in the university context and worked in two universities before becoming a continuing staff member at Flinders University in the School of Education. I am married and have two children.

Research Interests

I am interested in educational psychology and  teaching and learning were specifically.
I have a particular interest in self-directed and self-regulated learning, inquiry and problem solving. I am interested in student engagement in learning and how to promote this. I am interested in researching Middle Schooling, International Baccalaureate education, gifted students, students who have difficulty learning,and the influence of school context on learning. I have an interest in the arts,  and dance in particular, and would be interested to be involved in research projects related to learning in these areas.

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Research Output

  • 34 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 9 Article
  • 4 Chapter
  • 2 Commissioned report
  • 1 Book
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
  • Managing Self-Directed Learning in Primary School Education

    Van Deur, P., 2018, Hershey, United States of America: IGI Global.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • 14 Citations (Scopus)

    Students' strategies for planning and reflecting on the process of carrying out the IB Personal Project.

    Van Deur, P., 2015, Transforming the Future of Learning with Educational Research. IGI Global, p. 79-98 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter