Dr Paul Mercieca
|Faculty||Faculty of Humanities|
|School||School of Education|
|Phone||08 9266 4224|
|Fax||08 9266 3186|
Paul is a lecturer in the School of Education, where he is the MA Applied Linguistics and Grad Cert TESOL Co-ordinator. He lectures on units at the Bentley campus and offshore in Vietnam. For more than twenty years Paul has been a course tutor, director and moderator for the Cambridge ESOL Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults course (CELTA). Paul has worked in the United Kingdom, Egypt and The Sultanate of Oman as an English language teacher, teacher educator and administrator.. He has been an IELTS, CUTE and TEE Examiner, and was the Executive Editor of the English Australia (EA) Journal from 2010 to 2013. Paul has had many articles and conference papers published and his research interests lie in the area of teacher education, critical literacy, cultural identity and orientalism. His 2013 book, ‘To the Ends of the Earth: Northern Soul and Southern Nights in Western Australia’, published by the University Press of America, explores theories about how identity and cultural literacy evolve through engagement with popular culture.
Journal Articles (Research)
- Silva, A., L. Stocker, P. D. Mercieca, and M. B. John. 2016.“The role of policy labels, keywords and framing in transitioning waste policy.”Journal of Cleaner Production 115 (2016): 224-237.
Book Chapters (Research)
- Mercieca, P. D. 2014. “Changing perspectives of literacy, identity and motivation: implication for language education.” In Critical perspectives on language education, ed. Dunworth, K. and Zhang, G., 29-49. UK: Springer.
- Mercieca, P. D., A. Chapman, and M. O'Neill. 2013. To the Ends of the Earth: Northern Soul and Southern Nights in Western Australia. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.
Book Chapters (Research)
- Dobinson, T. J., and P. D. Mercieca. 2008. “Learners, Lessons and Vocabulary: Factors Affecting Recall and Retention (Australia).” In Language Teacher Research in Australia and New Zealand, ed. Anne Burns and Jill Burton, 61-83. Virginia USA: TESOL inc.
Conference Articles (Research)
- Mercieca, P. D. 2007.“Reflective practice in TESOL teacher education: do teachers learn from what learners teach?.” In 11th English in South East Asia Conference, Dec 12, 2006, Curtin University of Technology Perth, Western Australia: Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia.