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Dr Sally Humphrey Name: Dr Sally Humphrey
Senior Lecturer (Literacy Education)
+612 9701 4308
Organisational Area
Faculty of Education and Arts
School of Education NSW/ACT - Strathfield
Saint Edmund Building(25A Barker Road, Strathfield NSW 2135)-Level 1-Room1.38
Refereed Book Chapters
2010                    Humphrey, S.Modelling Social Affiliation and genre in the Civic Domain” In A. Mahboob & N. Knight (eds). Appliable Linguistics: Texts, contexts, and meanings. London: Continuum.
2010                    ‘The 3x3: setting up a linguistic toolbox for teaching and assessing academic writing ‘(principle writer with J. Martin, A. Mahboob, and S. Dreyfus, S.) In A. Mahboob & N. Knight (eds). Appliable Linguistics: Texts, contexts, and meanings. London: Continuum.
2010                    Appliable Linguistics and English Language Teaching: the Scaffolding Literacy in Adult and Tertiary Environments (SLATE) project. (with A. Mahboob, A., S. Dreyfus, S. and J Martin). In A. Mahboob & N. Knight (eds). Appliable Linguistics: Texts, contexts, and meanings. London: Continuum.
2008                    Christie F. & Humphrey S. Senior Secondary English and its goals: Making Sense of ‘The Journey’ in L. Unsworth (ed) New Literacies and the English Curriculum London, Continuum
1996                    Van Leeuwen, T. & Humphrey, S. ‘On learning to look through a geographer’s eyes’. R. Hasan & G. Williams (eds) Literacy in Society London, Longman
International Refereed Journal articles
Submitted for publication
Humphrey, S. & Hao, J. (accepted for publication) ‘Becoming a researcher in science: from laboratory report to research report in an undergraduate biology degree’. Linguistics and Human Sciences Equinox
Hao, J. & Humphrey, S. (accepted for publication) ‘The Role of ‘Coupling’ in Biological Experimental Reports Linguistics and the Human Sciences. Equinox
Humphrey, S. & Dreyfus,S. (submitted for publication)  What’s the point? Exploring the interpretive genre in Applied Linguistics. Functions of Language
Humphrey, S. (submitted for publication) Exploring the civic literacy practices of adolescents Journal of Adolescent and Adult literacies
2011                    Humphrey & McNaught ‘Revisiting Joint Construction in the Tertiary context’ Australian Journal of Language and Literacy Vol 34, 1
2011                    Dreyfus, S., Macnaught, L. and Humphrey, S Understanding Joint
 Construction in the tertiary context. Linguistics and the Human Sciences, 4.2 Equinox
2010                    Humphrey, S. Enacting Rhetoric in the civic domain English in Australia Vol 45. No 3
2008                    "Senior secondary English and its goals: making sense of ‘The Journey’" (with F. Christie) in L. Unsworth (ed.) New Literacies and the English Curriculum: Multimodal Perspectives. London and Washington: Continuum, pages 215-237.
2006                    Getting the Reader On Side: exploring adolescent online political discourse, E-LEARNING Volume 3, Number 2, 2006 pp 143-157
Prior to 2000
1990                    Teaching Grammar, EA News, Volume 5
1990                    Applying Genre Theory, A Personal Account, Prospect 5,3
Refereed full conference papers
2010                    Mahboob, A., Humphrey, S., Webster, J., Wong, E, Wong, C., and Chan, A., (2010) Genre pedagogy meets e-learning: The LCC project in English Language Education. Li Lan and David D. Qian (eds) Asian Universities: Classroom practices and research issues. Proceedings from 5th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level Hong Kong Polytechnic University. October 2009

2008-2010          Post-doctoral fellow
Linguistics Department University of Sydney

1998 – 2008        Lecturer: Academic Literacy
Learning Centre University of Sydney (part-time)

2000 – 2008        Lecturer: Academic English, Language and Literacy Education
University of Technology (part-time)

1998 - 1999        Lecturer English Language Studies
University of Wollongong (part-time)

1998 – 2008        Freelance writer, editor, researcher, language & literacy consultant, teacher trainer

1991- 1996         Researcher, writer, language & literacy consultant         
Disadvantaged Schools Program, NSW Department of Education, Metropolitan East Region    

1989 – 1991        ESL and EFL Teacher/Coordinator of Academic English
Australian Centre for Languages, Sydney

1985 -1987         Teacher of English, Religious Education and German       
Mater Maria College, NSW (a Catholic co-educational high school)

1982 – 1984        EFL Teacher/Coordinator of Oral Language program
Tokyo YMCA College of English, Japan (a tertiary vocational training school)


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