Emeritus Professor John Elkins

Emeritus Professor

School of Education
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Qualifications

  • FASSA
  • MAPS
  • FACE
  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours), The University of Queensland
  • Diploma of Education, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Poed, Shiralee and Elkins, John (2012). Legislation, policies, and principles. In Adrian Ashman and John Elkins (Ed.), Education for inclusion and diversity 4th ed. (pp. 37-60) Frenchs Forest, Australia: Pearson.

  • van Kraayenoord, Christina E. and Elkins, John (2012). Literacies and numeracy. In Adrian Ashman and John Elkins (Ed.), Education for inclusion and diversity 4th ed. (pp. 257-289) Frenchs Forest, Australia: Pearson.

  • Education for inclusion and diversity 4th ed. Edited by Adrian Ashman and John Elkins Frenchs Forest, Australia: Pearson Australia Group, 2011.

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Supervision

  • (2007) Doctor Philosophy

  • (2004) Doctor Philosophy

  • (2004) Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Poed, Shiralee and Elkins, John (2012). Legislation, policies, and principles. In Adrian Ashman and John Elkins (Ed.), Education for inclusion and diversity 4th ed. (pp. 37-60) Frenchs Forest, Australia: Pearson.

  • van Kraayenoord, Christina E. and Elkins, John (2012). Literacies and numeracy. In Adrian Ashman and John Elkins (Ed.), Education for inclusion and diversity 4th ed. (pp. 257-289) Frenchs Forest, Australia: Pearson.

  • van Kraayenoord, Christina E, Moni, Karen B, Jobling, Anne, Elkins, John, Koppenhaver, David and Miller, Robyn (2011). The writing achievement, metacognitive knowledge of writing and motivation of middle-school students with learning difficulties. In Claire Wyatt-Smith, John Elkins and Stephanie Gunn (Ed.), Multiple perspectives on difficulties in learning literacy and numeracy (pp. 213-234) Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-8864-3_10

  • Elkins, J. (2009). Legislation, policies and principles. In A. Ashman and J. Elkins (Ed.), Education for Inclusion and Diversity 3rd ed. ed. (pp. 35-56) Frenches Forest, NSW.: Pearson Education Australia.

  • van Kraayenoord, C. and Elkins, J. (2009). Literacies and numeracy. In A. Ashman and J. Elkins (Ed.), Education for Inclusion and Diversity 3rd ed. (pp. 235-270) Frenches Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia.

  • Elkins, J. (2005). Numeracy. In A. Ashman and J. Elkins (Ed.), Educating Children with Diverse Abilities 2nd ed. (pp. 215-245) Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia.

  • Wyatt-Smith, C., Cumming, J. and Elkins, J. (2005). Redesigning assessment. In D. Pendergast and N. Bahr (Ed.), Teaching Middle years (pp. 271-299) Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin.

  • Elkins, J. (2005). The school context. In A. Ashman and J. Elkins (Ed.), Educating Children with Diverse Abilities 2nd ed. (pp. 37-64) Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia.

  • Kataoka, M., van Kraayenoord, C. E. and Elkins, J. (2003). Why do students experience learning disabilities? A study of principals' perceptions in Japanese primary schools. In Jennifer A. Vadeboncoeur and Shaun Rawolle (Ed.), Educational Imaginings: On the Play of Texts and Contexts (pp. 269-294) Brisbane Australia: Australian Academic Press.

  • Elkins, J. (2002). Numeracy. In A. Ashman and J. Elkins (Ed.), Educating children with diverse abilities (pp. 436-469) Frenchs Forest, N.S.W., Australia: Pearson Education Australia.

  • Ashman, A. F. and Elkins, J. (2002). Rights and learning opportunities. In Ashman, A. F. and Elkins, J. (Ed.), Educating Children with Diverse Abilities (pp. 41-72) Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education.

  • Elkins, J. (2002). The school context. In A. F. Ashman and J. Elkins (Ed.), Educating Children with Diverse Abilities (pp. 73-113) Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education Australia.

  • Elkins, J. (2001). Learning disabilities in Australia. In D.P. Hallahan and B.K. Keogh (Ed.), Research in Global Perspectives in Learning Disabilities (pp. 181-195) Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

  • Elkins, J. (2001). Some comments on what is read and written. In J. Cumming and C. Wyatt-Smith (Ed.), Literacy and the Curriculum: Success in Senior Secondary Schooling (pp. 132-145) Melbourne: ACER Press.

  • van Kraayenoord, C. E. and Elkins, J. (2000). Context, provision and teacher education. In C. E. van Kraayenoord, J. Elkins, C. Palmer, F. W. Rickards and P. Colbert (Ed.), Literacy, numeracy and students with disabilities (pp. 25-45) Canberra: DETYA Clearinghouse.

  • van Kraayenoord, C. E., Elkins, J., Palmer, C. and Rickards, F. (2000). Executive summary and implications. In C. E. van Kraayenoord and J. Elkins (Ed.), Literacy, Numeracy and Students with Disabilities (pp. 1-14) Canberra: DDepartment of Education, Training & Youth Affairs.

  • Elkins, J. and Dole, S. (2000). Fleming State Primary School. In C. E. van Kraayenoord and J. Elkins (Ed.), Literacy, Numeracy and Students with Disabilities. Volume 3: The Case Studies (pp. 165-175) Canberra: DETYA Clearinghouse.

  • Gallaher, K., Elkins, J. and van Kraayenoord, C. E. (2000). Literacy and students with severe communication difficulties--The use of augmentative and alternative communication systems. In C. E. van Kraayenoord and J. Elkins (Ed.), Literacy, numeracy and students with disabilities: The literature reviews (pp. 341-353) Canberra: DETYA Clearinghouse.

  • Gallaher, K., Elkins, J. and van Kraayenoord, C. E. (2000). Literacy, numeracy and students with social-emotional disabilities. In C. E. van Kraayenoord and J. Elkins (Ed.), Literacy, numeracy and students with disabilities: The literature reviews (pp. 359-366) Canberra: DETYA Clearinghouse.

  • White, C. Y. and Elkins, J. (2000). Preservice primary education and the teaching of students with learning difficulties or with disabilities in the areas of literacy and numeracy. In C. E. van Kraayenoord and J. Elkins (Ed.), Literacy, numeracy and students with disabilities: Teacher Education (pp. 21-50) Canberra: Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs.

  • Wilkinson, I. A., Freebody, P. and Elkins, J. (2000). Reading research in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand. In Michael L. Kamil, Peter Mosenthal, P. David Pearson and Rebecca Barr (Ed.), Handbook of Reading Research (pp. 3-16) Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

  • Elkins, J., Colbert, P. J. and Dole, S. (2000). Salmouth Primary School. In C. E. van Kraayenoord and J. Elkins (Ed.), Literacy, numeracy and students with disabilities: The case studies (pp. 89-102) Canberra: Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs.

  • van Kraayenoord, C. E. and Elkins, J. (2000). Summary and conclusion. In C. E. van Kraayenoord and J. Elkins (Ed.), Literacy, numeracy and students with disabilities: Executive summary and synthesis (pp. 139-162) Canberra: Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs.

  • Ashman , A. F. and Elkins, J. (1998). Education across the life-span. In A. F. Ashman and J. Elkins (Ed.), Educating children with special needs 3rd ed. (pp. ---) Sydney: Prentice Hall.

  • Ashman, A. F. and Elkins, J. (1998). Maximising the learning opportunities for all children. In A. F. Ashman and J. Elkins (Ed.), Educating children with special needs 3rd ed. (pp. ---) Sydney: Prentice Hall.

  • Ashman, A. F. and Elkins, J. (1996). Schooling and integration. In B. Stratford and P. Gunn (Ed.), New approaches to Down syndrome (pp. 341-357) London: Cassell.

  • Ashman , A. F. and Elkins, J. (1994). A life-span approach to education. In A. Ashman and J. Elkins (Ed.), Educating children with special needs 2nd ed. (pp. 545-566) Sydney: Prentice Hall.

  • Ashman, A. F. and Elkins, J. (1994). Providing learning opportunities for all children. In A. F. Ashman and J. Elkins (Ed.), Educating children with special needs 2nd ed. (pp. 1-35) Sydney: Prentice Hall.

  • Ashman, A. F., Elkins, J. and van Kraayenoord, C. (1991). Intervention research in Australia. In B. Y. L. Wong (Ed.), Intervention research in students with learning disabilities: An international perspective (pp. 147-162) New York: Springer-Verlag.

  • Ashman, A. F. and Elkins, J. (1990). Cooperative learning among special students. In Foot, H. C., Morgan, M. J. and Shute, R. H. (Ed.), Children helping children (pp. 207-233) Chichester: John Wiley.

  • Ashman, A. F. and Elkins, J. (1990). Special education across the lifespan. In A. F. Ashman and J. Elkins (Ed.), Educating children with special needs (pp. 420-437) Sydney: Prentice Hall.

  • Ashman, A. F. and Elkins, J. (1990). Special education and special children. In A. F. Ashman and J. Elkins (Ed.), Educating children with special needs (pp. 1-31) Sydney: Prentice Hall.

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Note for students: Emeritus Professor John Elkins is not currently available to take on new students.

Completed Supervision

  • (2007) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2004) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2004) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2004) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2004) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2004) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2004) Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2002) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2002) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2002) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • (2006) Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • (2003) Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • (2002) Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor