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Perlman, Dana J. Dr.

Senior Lecturer

  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Head of Postgraduate Studies - School of Education
  • Director - Recovery Camp
  • Director - Pedagogical Laboratory for Education

Overview


Dr Dana Perlman is a Senior Lecturer and education researcher, with expertise in physical education spanning over 15 years. Dana has taught and conducted research in the United States, before joining the School of Education at the University of Wollongong in 2010.

Dana has co-authored more than 80 research articles, and is an active member of The Pedagogical Laboratory for Education. Dana’s contribution to practice includes designing the psychosocial and educational program, Recovery Camp. Recovery Camp has received national recognition for its two-fold approach to educating future health professionals and providing a recovery-oriented experience for people with lived experience of mental illness.

Whilst Dana studies across a range of teaching and learning settings, his work is primarily grounded in the Self-Determination Theory of motivation and human behaviour.

Dana’s present research is focused on:

  • Clinical placements for healthcare professionals.
  • School-based physical education settings.

Top Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Self-Determination Theory
    Motivation
    Pedagogy (Physical Education and Professional Practice)

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) A model of effective professional development
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Recovery Camp, Recreation and Recovery an Essential Pairing Alford, Stewart
    Doctor of Philosophy Examination of Clinical Placement Quality using Self-Determination Theory Cregan, Anita
    Doctor of Education Exploring the Connections Between Technology, Parents, Educators and Children Sheridan, Naomi
    Doctor of Philosophy Gumnuts and Seashells: Evaluating the Impact of the Forest School Approach in an Australian Context Pollock, Krista
    Doctor of Philosophy Effects of Plyometrix activities on motor performance skills in Primary School children aged 7-8 Sortwell, Andrew
    Doctor of Philosophy Supporting Teachers to implement Game Centered Approaches (GCAs): Towards a Teacher-Led model of Professional Learning Parry, Kelly

Keywords


  • Pedagogy, Physical Education, Teacher Education, Self-Determination Theory

Full Name


  • Dana Perlman

Mailing Address


  • Building 23- School of Education, UOW

    Northfields Avenue

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Located In Facility


Top Publications


Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Self-Determination Theory
    Motivation
    Pedagogy (Physical Education and Professional Practice)

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) A model of effective professional development
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Recovery Camp, Recreation and Recovery an Essential Pairing Alford, Stewart
    Doctor of Philosophy Examination of Clinical Placement Quality using Self-Determination Theory Cregan, Anita
    Doctor of Education Exploring the Connections Between Technology, Parents, Educators and Children Sheridan, Naomi
    Doctor of Philosophy Gumnuts and Seashells: Evaluating the Impact of the Forest School Approach in an Australian Context Pollock, Krista
    Doctor of Philosophy Effects of Plyometrix activities on motor performance skills in Primary School children aged 7-8 Sortwell, Andrew
    Doctor of Philosophy Supporting Teachers to implement Game Centered Approaches (GCAs): Towards a Teacher-Led model of Professional Learning Parry, Kelly

Keywords


  • Pedagogy, Physical Education, Teacher Education, Self-Determination Theory

Full Name


  • Dana Perlman

Mailing Address


  • Building 23- School of Education, UOW

    Northfields Avenue

    Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Located In Facility


Geographic Focus