Josef Ploner

Dr Josef Ploner

Lecturer in International Education

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of Education and Social Sciences

Summary

Josef is a lecturer in international education with a keen interest in international student mobilities, and diversity, equality and cultural change in higher education. His other main area of expertise encompasses travel, tourism and heritage as sites of learning, ideological contest and memory formation.

Undergraduate

EdD - Advanced perspectives in educational research - Specialist research in professional contexts - Ethical and philosophical frameworks in educational research - Undertaking critical empirical research Postgraduate - International and intercultural perspectives on education (MA Education) - Academic support tutor (Inclusion and Special Needs) - MA Dissertation support and supervision Undergraduate - International constructions of childhood (BA Education and Childhood Studies) - Undergraduate Dissertation support and supervision

Book

Tourism at the Olympic Games: Visiting the world

(2016). Tourism at the Olympic Games: Visiting the world. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315674773

Book Chapter

Gallipoli revisited: Transnational and transgenerational memory among Turkish and Sikh communities in Australia

Ploner, J., & Cevik-Compiengne, B. (2018). Gallipoli revisited: Transnational and transgenerational memory among Turkish and Sikh communities in Australia. In Memory, Migration and Travel, 85-103. UK: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Journal Article

International students' transitions to UK higher education - revisiting the concept and practice of academic hospitality

Ploner, J. (2018). International students' transitions to UK higher education - revisiting the concept and practice of academic hospitality. Journal of Research in International Education, 17(2), 164-178. https://doi.org/10.1177/1475240918786690

Resilience, moorings and international student mobilities - exploring biographical narratives of social science students in the UK

Ploner, J. (2017). Resilience, moorings and international student mobilities - exploring biographical narratives of social science students in the UK. Mobilities, 12(3), 425-444. https://doi.org/10.1080/17450101.2015.1087761

Tourism, conflict and contested heritage in former Yugoslavia

Naef, P., & Ploner, J. (2016). Tourism, conflict and contested heritage in former Yugoslavia. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 14(3), 181-188. https://doi.org/10.1080/14766825.2016.1180802

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Ploner welcomes applications in - International and transnational Higher Education - Diversity, inclusion and participation in Higher Education - Travel and tourism as sites of education and learning - Learning and participation through heritage and cultural events - Social constructions and cultural representations of childhood and youth Completed PhDs - Erica Lau (2017) Transnational higher education in Hong Kong: developing transnational and intercultural communities of practice (with C. Montgomery) - Alys Mendus (2017) A rhizomatic edge-ucation. Searching for the ideal school through school tourism and performative auto-ethnographic-we (with Max Hope) Current PhD supervisions First supervision - Lee Fallin (EdD) The academic library in transition: concepts and uses of library space - Barbara Grabher (PhD) Gendering Cities of Culture - the production of cultures of gender equality in Donostia/San Sebastian ECC 2016 & Hull 2017 - Martha Kember (EdD): Disability and disablism in higher education - training, policies and experiences Second supervision - Safyah Aldayel (PhD) The use of wiki technology for self-regulated learning in Saudi Arabia - Mary Cryan (EdD) School-aged mothers: education, stigma and transition - Ally Dunhill (EdD) The UN convention of children's rights - a critical discourse analysis - Alexandra Jones (EdD) The social and political construction of the ‘disadvantaged pupil' in UK secondary education - Mike Parker (EdD) Attrition and resilience among undergraduate nursing students - Katie Parsons (PhD): Spaces of outdoor education, health and wellbeing in a City of Culture