Associate Professor and Educational and Developmental Psychologist
Dr Kelly-Ann Allen
Kelly-Ann Allen, Shane R. Jimerson, Daniel S. Quintana, Lara McKinley (2022)
ISBN: 9781032056142 (Paperback)
ISBN: 9781032056159 (Hardback)
Are you an academic who struggles to know what to post on social media and how to disseminate your research effectively on different social media platforms?
Social media serves as a powerful communication tool, yet while most academics are aware of the benefits of social media, many are unaware of what to post, and how to do it in a way that is authentic, engaging, and above all, comfortable! This user-friendly practical guide is designed for all academics who aim to engage in social media platforms in an effective and productive way. The book explains how academics can build their brand, develop networks, and disseminate their research. It includes 365 useful post prompts applicable to all mainstream social media platforms which help guide academics on what to post on the platforms they choose to engage with.
This book is designed for all academics at all levels and can be applied across various social media platforms including Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, and Instagram.
Christopher Boyle, Kelly-Ann Allen (2022)
ISBN: 978-981-16-5907-2 (Hardback)
This book explores contemporary perspectives and research on inclusion, providing a platform for discussing inclusion at an international level and its intersections with belonging and equity. How inclusion is defined and applied between schools, districts, and even countries can vary markedly; thus, an international understanding of inclusion is urgently needed. Experts from several countries in different regions present the latest research in the field of inclusion and provide practices and strategies guided by empirical research to address some of these issues.
Schools are contextual organisations that represent the broader society, culture, and values in which they reside. Thus, how inclusion is practised at the society level has an implication on schools. The way we think about inclusion has shifted dramatically in the last decade - we now recognise that inclusion represents a broad spectrum of racial, ethnic, cultural, and sexual diversity that is seen in almost all modern schools.
This book presents international perspectives and research on inclusion, belonging and equity to work towards a more consistent, collaborative, and global understanding.
Kelly-Ann Allen, Michael J. Furlong, Dianne Vella-Brodrick, Shannon M. Suldo (2022)
ISBN: 9780367855864 (Paperback)
ISBN: 9780367420826 (Hardback)
ISBN: 9781003013778 (E-book)
The Handbook of Positive Psychology in Schools offers the most current and comprehensive insights into how positive psychology principles provide a framework for young people to become active agents in their own learning. The third edition of this groundbreaking volume assembles the latest global research identifying fundamental assets—hope, optimism, gratitude, self-efficacy, emotional regulation, among others—that support students’ learning and well-being. Chapters examining social-ecological perspectives on classroom quality and school climate provide best practice guidance on schoolwide policies and practices. These 35 new chapters explore positive psychology’s ongoing influence and advances on prevention, intervention, and assessment practices in schools.
Schools with Evidence-based Policy: Adaptable Policy for Teachers and School Leaders
Allen, K., Reupert A., & Oades, L (2021)
ISBN: 9780367458898 (Paperback)
ISBN: 9780367458874 (Hardback)
This book is open access,
Building Better Schools with Evidence-based Policy: Adaptable Policy for Teachers and School Leaders provides an extensive set of free-to-use policies for building better schools.
The policies included in this book cover a broad range of popular topics for schools that are not readily accessible, and each policy is built on theory, driven by research, and created by and experts. Each policy is based on substantial evidence and this is ensured through the inclusion of contributors who are active and highly reputable in their respective field. Most schools are obliged to write and maintain policy and not all school leaders have the required skills, time or expertise to do this effectively. Building Better Schools with Evidence-based Policy: Adaptable Policy for Teachers and School Leaders is a time-saving resource for schools. It aims to address the reported research to practice gap in education by delivering accessible evidence-based practice in a ready-to-use adaptable format. All policies within this book are designed to be adapted and tailored to the unique diversity and needs of each school as reflected by the context and the people that make up the school community.
This book is relevant to every person who works in a school - worldwide. Users of this book can rest assured that each policy has been carefully formulated from the current understandings of best practice. This is a practical innovation and an example of how schools can use research-evidence in their day-to-day practices.
Allen, K. (2020)
ISBN: 9780367347529 (Paperback)
ISBN: 9780367347536 (Hardback)
ISBN: 9780429327681 (E-book)
Can a sense of belonging increase life satisfaction? Why do we sometimes feel lonely? How can we sustain lasting human connections?
The Gold award winning book, The Psychology of Belonging explores why feeling like we belong is so important throughout our lives, from childhood to old age, irrespective of culture, race, or geography. With its virtues and shortcomings, belonging to groups such as families, social groups, schools, workplaces, and communities, is fundamental to our identity and wellbeing, even in a time where technology has changed the way we connect with each other.
In a world where loneliness and social isolation is on the rise, The Psychology of Belonging shows how meaningful connections can build a sense of belonging for all of us.