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MASON Shannon

MASON Shannon
Affiliation and department:
Other affiliations (1):
  • Murdoch University, Australia  Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Homepage URL  (1): https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Shannon_Mason6
Research field  (3): Tertiary education ,  Education - general ,  Foreign language education
Research keywords  (11): Social Capital ,  Teacher retention ,  学術出版 ,  教員の離職 ,  外国語教育 ,  高等教育 ,  Early career researchers ,  Academic publishing ,  Doctoral education ,  Teacher attrition ,  Foreign language education
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (4):
  • 2019 - 2021 A study of the use of Academic Social Networks by researchers in Japan (Kaken grant)
  • 2019 - 2020 Supporting struggling secondary literacy learners: English teachers’ strategies, preparedness and challenges
  • 2019 - 2019 Exploring early career researchers’ research output production for academic and non-academic end users in Australia and Japan
  • BAAL Researcher development workshops grant
Papers (44):
  • Shannon Mason, Margaret Merga. Communicating research in academia and beyond: sources of self-efficacy for early career researchers. Higher Education Research & Development. 2021
  • Margaret Merga, Shannon Mason. Early career researchers’ perceptions of the benefits and challenges of sharing research with academic and non-academic end-users. Higher Education Research & Development. 2021
  • Margaret K. Merga, Shannon Mason. Perspectives on institutional valuing and support for academic and translational outputs in Japan and Australia. Learned Publishing. 2021. 34. 3. 305-314
  • Mason, Shannon, Merga, Margaret, González Canché, Manuel, Mat Roni, Saiyidi. The internationality of published higher educationscholarship: How do the ‘top’ journals compare?. Journal of Informetrics. 2021. 15
  • Margaret Merga, Shannon Mason. Doctoral education and early career researcher preparedness for diverse research output production. Journal of Further and Higher Education. 2021. 45. 5. 672-687
MISC (5):
  • Margaret Merga, Shannon Mason. Unis want research shared widely. So why don’t they properly back academics to do it?. The Conversation. 2021
  • Margaret Merga, Shannon Mason. Researchers are expected to share their research beyond academia but they need support from universities to do so. London School of Economics Impact Blog. 2020
  • Shannon MASON. Publishing during candidature: Advice from candidates to supervisors. Supervising PhDs blog. 2019
  • Margaret MERGA, Shannon MASON, Julia MORRIS. Tips for negotiating the peer-reviewed journal publication process as an early-career researcher. London School of Economics Impact Blog. 2018
  • Shannon MASON. A PhD by publication is a great way to build your academic profile, but be mindful of its challenges. London School of Economics Impact Blog. 2018
Books (3):
  • Practices and Policies: Current Research in Languages and Cultures Education
    Languages & Cultures Network for Australian Universities 2014 ISBN:9781921944918
  • Language learning and teaching in Anglophone countries: challenges, policies, ways forward
    Palgrave Macmillan ISBN:9783030566531
  • Bloomsbury handbook on reading perspectives and practices
    Bloomsbury ISBN:9781350137578
Lectures and oral presentations  (13):
  • Thesis by publication: What we know from successful doctoral graduates
    (University of Southern Queensland Postgraduate and Early Career Research Group 2020)
  • Language teacher recruitment and retention
    (We Teach Languages Episode 118 2019)
  • We Teach Languages Episode 107: We Teach Languages with Shannon Mason
    (We Teach Languages podcast 2019)
  • Encouraging ‘unplanned’ speaking in oral-communication classes
    (Nagasaki Language Studies Conference 2016)
  • Language planning and policy in Australia and Queensland: Past, present and future
    (Modern Language Teachers’ Association of Queensland Biennial Conference 2014)
Works (1):
  • Asobo Manabo: Japanese language games
    Shannon Mason 2006 -
Education (4):
  • 2012 - 2017 Griffith University PhD
  • 2005 - 2006 University of New England Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics)
  • 1998 - 2001 Central Queensland University Bachelor of Education
  • 1999 - 2000 Miyagi University of Education Cultural exchange program
Professional career (1):
  • PhD (Griffith University)
Work history (7):
  • 2019/06 - 現在 Murdoch University, Australia Discipline of Education Adjunct Senior Lecturer
  • 2018/04 - 現在 Nagasaki University, Japan Faculty of Education School of Cultural Studies
  • 2015/04 - 2018/03 Nagasaki prefectural university, Japan Faculty of International Studies Department of International Studies
  • 2008/06 - 2015/12 Queensland Department of Education, Australia High school teacher
  • 2007/10 - 2008/03 Kobe University of Foreign Language Studies Cross-cultural Studies Part-time instructor
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Awards (4):
  • 2020/07 - Higher Education Research & Development Society of Australasia, Taylor & Francis / Routledge HERDSA Routledge Reviewer of the Year Award
  • 2019/09 - The Volkswagen Foundation, the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences, the Center for Innovation and Research in Graduate Education (Washington/US) and the University of Bremen Early career researcher travel scholarship
  • 2014/10 - Modern Language Teachers Association of Queensland MLTAQ Award for Exemplary Practice in Languages (Secondary)
  • 2008/10 - Modern Language Teachers Association of Queensland MLTAQ Language Teaching Excellence Award
Association Membership(s) (4):
Language and Cultures Network for Australian Universities ,  THE JAPAN ASSOCIATION FOR LANGUAGE TEACHING ,  THE JAPAN ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGE ENGLISH TEACHERS ,  Higher Education Research & Development Society Australasia
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