Dr Julie Faulkner

Dr Julie Faulkner


Julie Faulkner is a senior lecturer at Monash University, Melbourne. She writes and teaches on matters of literacy, popular culture, identity and digital reading and writing practices. Her publications include the role of Information and Communication Technologies in curriculum innovation, the development and use of a virtual school in preservice teacher education and the efficacies of pedagogies of discomfort. She has edited Disrupting Pedagogies in the Knowledge Society: Countering Conservative Norms with Creative Approaches (IGI Global)and has jointly edited Learning to Teach: New Time, New Practices (Oxford University Press)currently in second edition. Julie has supervised a number of Masters and PhD students to completion, across areas of curriculum design, intercultural communication pedagogies, transition from school to university, critical reading practices and computer games as learning environments.

Research interests:

  • Language and literacies
  • New media learning environments
  • Popular culture and links between out-of-school and in-school learning practices
  • Disruptive pedagogies
  • Social contexts of schooling
  • Curriculum and pedagogical design
  • Teacher identity and representation.



Faulkner, J.D. (ed), 2012, Disrupting Pedagogies in the Knowledge Society: Countering Conservative Norms with Creative Approaches, IGI Publishing, UK.

Journal Articles

McLaughlin, P., Faulkner, J.D., 2012, Flexible spaces…what students expect from university facilities, Journal of Facilities Management [E], vol 10, issue 2, Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., UK, pp. 140-149.

Faulkner, J.D., 2012, ‘It’s a sort of ad hoc roadshow’: Disruptive pedagogies and digital introductions, English in Australia [P], vol 47, issue 1, Australian Association for the Teaching of English Inc., Australia, pp. 53-60.

Book Chapters

Faulkner, J.D., Williams, B.T., 2012, “I’m not always laughing at the jokes”: Humor as a force for disruption, in Disrupting Pedagogies in the Knowledge Society: Countering Conservative Norms with Creative Approaches, eds Julie Faulkner, IGI Publishing, UK, pp. 108-121.

Faulkner, J.D., 2011, Teacher as learner, in Learning to Teach. New Times, New Practices, eds Gloria Latham, Mindy Blaise, Shelley Dole, Julie Faulkner, Karen Malone, Oxford University Press, UK, pp. 134-157.

Latham, G., Faulkner, J.D., 2010, Finding our way while leading the way, in Technology Leadership in Teacher Education: Integrated Solutions and Experiences, eds Junko Yamamoto, Chris Penny, Joanne Leight, Sally Winterton, IGI Publishing, USA, pp. 144-153.

Faulkner, J.D., Williams, B.T., 2010, Riding critical and cultural boundaries: A multiliteracies approach to reading television sitcoms, inMultiliteracies and Technology Enhanced Education: Social Practice and the Global Classroom, eds D. Pullen and D. Cole, IGI Publishing, USA, pp. 71-82.

Faulkner, J.D., Latham, G., 2009, A virtual school for rethinking learning, in Multiliteracies in Motion: Current Theory and Practice, eds David R. Cole, Darren Lee Pullen, Routledge, UK, pp. 239-255.