Susan O'Neill

Senior Lecturer in Special Education
Senior Lecturer
  • Sue O'Neill is a Senior Lecturer in Special Education in the School of Education.
  • Sue's research interests and activities include:
  • Pre-service Teacher Preparation in Evidenced-Based Classroom and Behaviour Management Practices and Programs
  • Pre-service Teachers' Sense of Efficacy and Preparedness in Classroom and Behaviour Management
  • Beginning Teacher Experiences that Lead to Attrition and Burnout
  • Positive Behaviour Interventions and Supports
  • Functional Behavioural Assessments
  • Managing Challenging Behaviours
  • Inclusive and Special Education
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Transitions of people with disabilities
  • Transitions of incarcerated youth from custody to the community
  • Theory/Research to Practice Gap in Classroom and Behaviour Management Training and Development
  • Collaboration Interests: Improving teacher education in classroom and behaviour management, Juvenile Justice Transitions, Universal Design for Learning
  • Supervision Interests: Positive Behaviour Interventions and Support adoption in NSW schools, Functional Behavioural Assessments for Individuals Displaying Challenging Behaviours, Teacher efficacy, Juvenile Justice Transitions

Publications

Book Chapters
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O'Neill SC, 2018, 'Transition supports and barriers to “staying out”.', in O'Neill SC (ed.), Incarcerated youth transitioning back to the community: International perspectives., Springer, Singapore, pp. 257 - 278, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0752-2_16
2018
O'Neill SC; Ellis T; Kyo A, 2018, 'Japanese juveniles in transition.', in O'Neill SC (ed.), Incarcerated youth transitioning back to the community: International perspectives, Springer, Singapore, pp. 131 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0752-2_9
2018
O'Neill SC, 2018, 'Transitions in the lives of incarcerated youth', in O'Neill SC (ed.), Incarcerated youth transitioning back to the community: International perspectives., Springer, Singapore, pp. 7 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0752-2_2
2018
O'Neill SC, 2017, 'Developing Teacher Competence from a Situated Cognition Perspective', in Clandinin DJ; Husu J (ed.), The SAGE Handbook of Research on Teacher Education, edn. 1st, SAGE, Los Angeles, pp. 853 - 868
2017
Stephenson J; Carter M; O'Neill S, 2013, 'Evidence-Based practices in Australia', in Advances in Learning and Behavioral Disabilities, pp. 273 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S0735-004X(2013)0000026014
2013
Conference Abstracts
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O'Neill SC, (ed.), 2014, 'Changes in Beginning Teacher's Sense of Efficacy in Classroom Management: A One-Year Follow-Up Study', in The Power of Education Research for Innovation in Practice and Policy, 2014 Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 3-7 2014, American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Vol. #AERA 14, pp. 1 - 20, presented at American Educational Research Association 2014 Annual Meeting : The Power of Education Research for Innovation in Practice and Policy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 02 April 2014 - 07 May 2014, http://www.aera.net/Publications/OnlinePaperRepository/AERAOnlinePaperRepository/tabid/12720/Owner/884859/Default.aspx
2014
Journal articles
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Uther P; Van Munster KA; Briggs N; O'Neill S; Kennedy S, 2019, 'Introducing early-phase medical students to clinical paediatrics using simulation and a flipped-classroom', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 55, pp. 1107 - 1112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.14366
2019
Uther P; Van Munster KA; Briggs N; O'Neill S; Kennedy S, 2019, 'Introducing early-phase medical students to clinical paediatrics using simulation and a flipped-classroom', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health,
2019
Hossain S; O’Neill SC; Strnadová I, 2019, 'What really matters for students’ school satisfaction in Bangladesh?', Psychology in the Schools, vol. 56, pp. 670 - 689,
2019
Lonergan R; Cumming T; O'Neill S, 2019, 'Delivering inquiry learning in science classrooms: A planning tool.', Teaching Science, vol. 65, pp. 14 - 22
2019
Cumming TM; O’Neill SC, 2019, 'Using Data-Based Individualization to Intensify Behavioral Interventions', Intervention in School and Clinic, vol. 54, pp. 280 - 285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1053451218819203
2019
O'Neill S; Cumming T, 2018, 'The Ins and Outs: How principals can smooth transitions between school and juvenile justice centres', Australasian Journal of Special Education, vol. 42, pp. 158 - 170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jsi.2018.15
2018
O'Neill SC, 2015, 'Preparing Preservice Teachers for Inclusive Classrooms: Does Completing Coursework on Managing Challenging Behaviours Increase Their Classroom Management Sense of Efficacy?', Australasian Journal of Special Education, vol. 40, pp. 1 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jse.2015.10
2015
O'Neill SC; Stephenson J, 2014, 'Evidence-Based Classroom and Behaviour Management Content in Australian Pre-service Primary Teachers' Coursework: Wherefore Art Thou?', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, vol. 39, pp. 1 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.14221/ajte.2014v39n4.4
2014
O'Neill S; Stephenson J, 2013, 'One Year on: First-Year Primary Teachers’ Perceptions of Preparedness to Manage Misbehaviour and Their Confidence in the Strategies They Use', Australasian Journal of Special Education, vol. 37, pp. 125 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jse.2013.15
2013
O'Neill S; Stephenson J, 2012, 'Exploring Australian pre-service teachers sense of efficacy, its sources, and some possible influences', Teaching and Teacher Education, vol. 28, pp. 535 - 545, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2012.01.008
2012
O'Neill S; Stephenson J, 2012, 'Classroom behaviour management content in Australian undergraduate primary teaching programmes', Teaching Education, vol. 23, pp. 287 - 308, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10476210.2012.699034
2012
O'Neill S; Stephenson J, 2012, 'Does classroom management coursework influence pre-service teachers' perceived preparedness or confidence?', Teaching and Teacher Education, vol. 28, pp. 1131 - 1143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2012.06.008
2012
Stephenson J; O'Neill S; Carter M, 2012, 'Teaching students with disabilities: A web-based examination of preparation of preservice primary school teachers', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, vol. 37, pp. 13 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.14221/ajte.2012v37n5.5
2012
O'Neill SC; Stephensen J, 2011, 'Teacher classroom behaviour management preparation in undergraduate primary education in Australia: A web-based investigation', Australian Journal of Teacher Education, vol. 36, pp. 35 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.14221/ajte.2011v36n1.2
2011
O'Neill SC; Stephenson J, 2011, 'The measurement of classroom management self-efficacy: A review of measurement instrument development and influences', Educational Psychology, vol. 31, pp. 261 - 299, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01443410.2010.545344
2011
O'Neill SC; Stephenson J, 2010, 'The use of Functional Behavioural Assessment for students with challenging behaviours: Current patterns and experience of Australian practitioners.', Australian Journal of Educational & Developmental Psychology, vol. 10, pp. 65 - 82
2010
O'Neill S; Stephenson J, 2009, 'Teacher Involvement in the Development of Function-Based Behaviour Intervention Plans for Students With Challenging Behaviour', Australasian Journal of Special Education, vol. 33, pp. 6 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1375/ajse.33.1.6
2009
Other
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O'Neill SC, 2015, Does my child have a learning disability?, https://theconversation.com/does-my-child-have-a-learning-disability-36550
2015