Faculty of Education and Social Work


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Journal Articles (12)

1.     Flint, A., McDonald, L., Rubie-Davies, C. M., Alansari, M., Garrett, L. Peterson, E., & Watson, P. (under review). Students’ self-beliefs, motivation and mindset in mathematics. International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology.

2.     Peterson, E. R., Rubie-Davies, C. M., Osborne, D., & Sibley, C. (2016). Teachers' explicit expectations and implicit prejudiced attitudes to educational achievement: Relations with student achievement and the ethnic achievement gap. Learning and Instruction, 42, 123–140. doi:10.1016/j.learninstruc.2016.01.010

3.     Rubie-Davies, C. M., Asil, M., & Teo, T. (2016). Assessing measurement invariance of the Student Personal Perception of Classroom Climate (SPPCC) across different ethnic groups. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 34, 442–460. doi: 10.1177/0734282915612689

4.     Rubie-Davies, C. M., & Rosenthal, R. (2016). Intervening in teachers’ expectations: A random effects meta-analytic approach to examining the effectiveness of an intervention. Learning and Individual Differences, 50, 83–92. doi: org/10.1016/j.lindif.2016.07.014

5.     Watson, P. W. St J., Rubie-Davies, C.M., Meissel, K., Flint, A., Peterson, E. R., Garrett., L., & McDonald, L. (2016). Gendered Teacher Expectations of Mathematics Achievement in New Zealand: Contributing to a Kink at the Base of the STEM Pipeline. International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology, 8, 82–102.

6.     Garrett, L., Rubie-Davies, C. M., Alansari, M., Peterson, E. R., Flint, A., McDonald, L., & Watson, P. (2015). ‘Missing out’?  The potential consequences of inaccurate teacher expectations on young gifted readers’ achievement outcomes. APEX, 19, (1) http://www.giftedchildren.org.nz/apex/v19no1.php

7.     Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E. R., Sibley, C. G., Rosenthal, R. (2015). A teacher expectation intervention: Modelling the practices of high expectation teachers. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 40, 72–85 doi: 10.1016/j.cedpsych.2014.03.003

8.     McDonald, L., Flint, A., Rubie-Davies, C.M., Peterson, E., Watson, P & Garrett, L. (2014). Teaching high expectation strategies to teachers through an intervention process. Professional Development in Education, 42, 290–307. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19415257.2014.980009

9.     Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E., Flint, A., Garrett, L., McDonald, L., Watson, P., & O’Neill, H. (2013). Investigating teacher expectations by ethnicity in New Zealand. The European Journal of Social and Behavioural Sciences, 2, 250–259.

10.    Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E., Garrett, L., Watson, P., Flint, A., O’Neill, H., & McDonald, L. (2013). Do student beliefs differ by ethnicity? Exploring self-perceptions. The European Journal of Social and Behavioural Sciences, 4, 867–874.

11.    Rubie-Davies, C. M., Flint, A., & McDonald, L. (2012). Teacher beliefs, teacher characteristics and school contextual factors: What are the relationships?. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 82, 270–288. doi:10.1111/j.2044-8279.2011.02025.x

12.    Rubie-Davies, C. M., & Hattie, J. C. (2012). The dangers of extreme positive responses in Likert scales administered to young children. The International Journal of Educational and Psychological Assessment, 11, 75–89.

Books (2)

1.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (in press). Teacher expectations in education. Little Blue Book Series, London, UK: Routledge.

2.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2015). Becoming a high expectation teacher: Raising the Bar. London: Routledge.

Book Chapters (6)

1.     Rubie-Davies, C. M., & Flint, A. (under review). School settings that facilitate high teacher expectations. In F. Worrell & T. Hughes (Eds.). Cambridge Handbook of Applied School Psychology. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

2.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2016). High and low expectation teachers: The importance of the teacher factor. In Trusz, S. & Bąbel, P. (Eds.). Interpersonal and intrapersonal expectancies (pp. 145–156). Hove, UK: Psychology Press.

3.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2015). Creating a Classroom Community: Beliefs and Practices of High Expectation Teachers. In R. M. Gillies (Ed.) Collaborative learning: Developments in research and practice. New York, NY: Nova Publishers.

4.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2015). Expecting more: Teacher differences as moderators of expectancy effects. In C. M. Rubie-Davies, J. M. Stephens, & P. W. St J. Watson (Eds.) Routledge international handbook of social psychology of the classroom (pp. 316–326). London, UK: Routledge.

5.     Rubie-Davies, C. M., McDonald, L. G., & Flint, A. (2015). Planning with high expectations. In D. Fraser and M. F. Hill (Eds.). The professional practice of teaching (5th ed.). Australia: Cengage Learning.

6.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2014). Teacher instructional beliefs and the classroom climate: Connections and conundrums. In H. Fives & M. Gill (Eds.). International Handbook on Teachers’ Beliefs. Routledge: London.

Technical Reports (5)

1.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2015). The Teacher Expectation Project: Raising Teachers’ Expectations of All Students. New Zealand Teacher.

2.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2014). Enacting high expectations for all students. New Zealand Principal, 29, (3) 11–14.

3.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2014). The teacher expectation project. Invited blog Society for Personality and Social Psychology: http://www.spspblog.org/?p=1242&draftsforfriends=6KvN9kO9s59bnjkaiyLmjiHtn5LSzb1u

4.     Rubie-Davies, C. M., & Watson, P. (2012). Reading the signals. Learning Auckland, 1, 20.

5.     Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E., Watson, P., Flint, A., McDonald, L., Garrett, L., & O’Neill, H. (2012). Raising teacher expectations, changing beliefs and enhancing student achievement: An Intervention study. The Teacher Expectation Project: Report on Year 1, 2011 data. Auckland: University of Auckland.

Invited Addresses (18)

1.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2016, November). The power of high expectations: Enabling all students to succeed. Presentation at Starpath School Partners Day, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland, Auckland.

2.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2016, November). Expecting more from our students: How high expectations can raise achievement. Presentation in the Spring Week Lecture Series, The University of Auckland, Auckland.

3.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2016, October). High expectations for all students: Enabling potential. Presented to National Team Solutions Facilitators at Kohia Teachers’ Centre, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland, Auckland.

4.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2016, September). The Teacher Expectation Project: Outcomes from a large experimental study. Seminar presented as part of the Network for Success Series, School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice, Faculty of Education and Social Work, Auckland.

5.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2016, March). Aiming for equity: Teacher expectations and student outcomes. Inaugural professorial address, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland, Auckland.

6.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2015, November). Enhancing teacher expectations to increase student achievement: An intervention study. Keynote presentation (via video link) at the Social Phenomenon Conference, Samara, Russia.

7.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2015, May). High expectation teachers; high expectation schools. Invited keynote address to Supporting the Role of SENCo/School Management in Western Bay of Plenty, Te Puke.

8.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2015, February). Working with teachers to raise student achievement. A teacher expectation intervention. Presented at the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia.

9.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2014, April). Increasing expectations: Raising achievement and changing beliefs. Invited address Auckland Reason and Science Society, University of Auckland, Auckland.

10.  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, November). Exemplary teaching practices of high expectation teachers. Keynote address at The First International Conference on Teacher Education: Focusing on Teaching Materials and Methods, Taipei, Taiwan. Taipei: Ministry of Education and Normal University of Taiwan.

11.  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, September). The power of expectations to raise student achievement. Invited seminar to postgraduate students, Faculty of Education, University of Auckland.

12.  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, September). Introducing teacher expectations: The teacher expectation project. Full day workshop at Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich for Psychology students, Munich, Germany.

13.   Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, September). Decision-making in experimental research: Methods and madness. Full day workshop at Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich for Psychology students, Munich, Germany.

14.   Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, September). Raising teacher expectations: Enhancing student achievement and self-beliefs. Invited address at the Professorial Lecture Series, Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland.

15.  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, February). Expecting the best and getting more: Examining our implicit biases and enhancing positive emotions. Invited presentation at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (2 presentations).

16.  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2012, December). Expecting the best and getting more: Examining our implicit biases and enhancing positive emotions. Invited presentation to AKO Aotearoa Symposium, Wellington.

17.  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2012, November). Aiming higher: Challenging understandings and perceptions. Keynote address at the 5th Educational Psychology Forum, Auckland.

18.  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2012, July). Teacher expectations: Beliefs and ethnicity. Invited presentation at Capacity, community, culture, collaboration: Waitakere 2020 Learning Plan: Raising achievement across a region, Henderson, Auckland.

Invited addresses and workshops in New Zealand schools (9)

1.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2017, January). Teacher expectations: The importance of high expectations for all students. Invited half-day workshop at Green Bay School, Titirangi, Auckland.

2.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2017, January). Using goal setting to improve student motivation and achievement. Invited full day workshop at the Business Centre, Napier, with staff from Bledisloe School, Napier.

3.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2016, August). Raising our expectations of students: Academic and social outcomes. Invited presentation at Papakura High School, Auckland.

4.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2016, January). Planning with high expectations: Increasing student opportunity to learn. Invited full day workshop with South Wellington Intermediate School, Poppies Vineyard, Martinborough, Wairarapa.

5.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2016, January). Planning with high expectations: Increasing opportunity to learn. Invited full day workshop at East Pier Hotel, Napier, with staff from Bledisloe, Patoka and Laknow Schools, Napier.

6.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2015, May). Expecting more from all students: Aiming higher. Invited presentation to staff of Te Huruhi School, Waiheke Island, Auckland.

7.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2014, May). Raising our expectations of students: Academic and social outcomes. Invited speaker Pakuranga High Schoool Teacher Only Day, Pakuranga.

8.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, February). Raising teacher expectations, changing beliefs and enhancing student achievement: The Teacher Expectation Project. Teacher Only Day at Swanson School, Swanson.

9.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2012, February). Raising expectations, changing beliefs and enhancing student achievement. Teacher Only Day at Green Bay School, Titirangi.

Conference Proceedings (2)

1.    Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E. R., Flint, A., Garrett, L., McDonald, L., Watson, P., & O’Neill, H. (2012). Ethnicity and teacher expectations in New Zealand. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 69, 256–261. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042812053931

2.    Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E. R., Garrett, L., Watson, P., Flint, A., O’Neill, H., & McDonald, L. (2012). Ethnicity as a factor in student beliefs. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 69, 262–270. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042812053943

Conference Papers and Workshops (36)

1.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2017, April). A question of accuracy: Teacher expectations and the quest for equal educational opportunities. Roundtable presentation at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

2.     Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E. R., Osborne, D., & Sibley, C. (2016, November). Teacher implicit and explicit biases: Do they predict achievement? Paper presented at the 9th Educational Psychology Forum, Massey University, Albany, Auckland.

3.     Flint, A., McDonald, L., Rubie-Davies, C. M., Garrett, L., Watson, P., & Peterson, E. (2016, August). Boys and girls: Do their mindset, self- and motivation beliefs in mathematics differ by gender? Paper presented at the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction Special Interest Group 8, Motivation and Emotion, Thessaloniki, Greece.

4.     Watson, P., Rubie-Davies, C. M., Meissel, K., Flint, A., Garrett, L., & McDonald, L. (2016, July). Teacher gender and expectations of mathematics achievement: STEMming the flow with an intervention? The 3rd Gender and STEM Network Conference Newcastle University Business School, Science Central, Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

5.     Peterson, E. R., Rubie-Davies, C. M., Osborne, D., & Sibley, C. (2015, August). Teachers’ implicit and explicit ethnic biases and their relationship to student achievement. Paper presented at the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction, Limassol, Cyprus.

6.     Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2015, August). Changing teacher expectations to enhance student achievement. Paper presented at the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction, Limassol, Cyprus.

7.     Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E. R., Sibley, C. (2015, April). Changing teacher views: Effects of a teacher expectation intervention. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

8.     Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E. R., Watson, P. W., Garrett, L., McDonald, L., Flint, A., & Alansari, M. (2015, April). Comparing student ethnic groups: Teacher expectations, student self-expectations, growth mindsets and achievement. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

9.     Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E. R., Watson, P., Garrett, L., McDonald, L., Flint, A., & Alansari, M. (2014, November). Changing teacher views: Effects of a teacher expectation intervention. Presented at the 7th Educational Psychology Forum, Dunedin, New Zealand.

10.  Alansari, M., Rubie-Davies, C., Peterson, E., Watson, P., Garrett, L., McDonald, L., & Flint, A. (2014, August). High, average, and low expectation teachers: What is different about their students’ perceptions? Symposium paper presented at the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction Special Interest Group 10, Social Interaction in Learning and Instruction, Padova, Italy.

11.  Garrett, L., Rubie-Davies, C., Alansari, M., Peterson, E., R, Watson, P., McDonald, L., & Flint, A., (2014, August). Lifting the bar: Can a planned intervention lead to more accurate teacher expectations of young gifted and non-gifted readers over time? Symposium paper presented at the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction Special Interest Group 10, Social Interaction in Learning and Instruction, Padova, Italy.

12.  McDonald, L., Flint, A., Rubie-Davies, C., Peterson, E., R, Watson, P., Garrett, L., & Alansari, M. (2014, August). Teacher perceptions of the effectiveness of the intervention. Symposium paper presented at the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction Special Interest Group 10, Social Interaction in Learning and Instruction, Padova, Italy.

13.  Peterson, E., Rubie-Davies, C., Watson, P., Garrett, L., McDonald, L., Flint, A., & Alansari, M. (2014, August). Do Teachers’ Expectations, Students’ Expectations and Fixed Mindsets Matter? Exploring Differences in Teachers’ and Students’ Beliefs in Relation to Ethnicity. Symposium paper presented at the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction Special Interest Group 10, Social Interaction in Learning and Instruction, Padova, Italy.

14.  Rubie-Davies, C., M. Peterson, E., R, Watson, P., Garrett, L., McDonald, L., Flint, A., & Alansari, M. (2014, August). Changing teacher views: Effects of a teacher expectation intervention. Symposium paper presented at the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction Special Interest Group 10, Social Interaction in Learning and Instruction, Padova, Italy.

15.  Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E. R., Watson, P., McDonald, L., Flint, A., Garrett, L., & Alansari, M. (2014, August). Expecting more: Addressing diversities through a teacher expectation intervention. Symposium presented at the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction Special Interest Group 10, Social Interaction in Learning and Instruction, Padova, Italy.

16.  Watson, P., Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E., R, Flint, A., Garrett, L., McDonald, L., & Alansari, M. (2014, August). Teachers’ Gender and Teacher Expectation of Student Achievement, Nested in Socioeconomic Contexts. Symposium paper presented at the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction Special Interest Group 10, Social Interaction in Learning and Instruction, Padova, Italy.

17.  Watson, P., Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E. R, Flint, A., Garrett, L., & McDonald, L. (2014, July) Teacher Gender and Expectation of Student Mathematics Achievement: A Kink at the Base of the New Zealand Pipeline? Presented at the Gender and STEM conference, Berlin, Germany.

18.  Rubie-Davies, C.M., Rosenthal, R. Watson, P., Flint, A., Garrett, L., & McDonald, L. (2014, April). Evaluating a teacher expectation intervention: A meta-analytic approach. Poster presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia.

19.  Alansari, M., & Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, December). Exploring patterns in student achievement, self-beliefs, motivational factors, and expectation beliefs. Paper presented at the 6th Educational Psychology Forum, Hamilton, New Zealand.

20.  Rubie-Davies, C. M., & Rosenthal, R. (2013, December). A teacher expectation intervention: Examining effectiveness using a meta-analytic approach. Paper presented at the 6th Educational Psychology Forum, Hamilton, New Zealand.

21.  McDonald, L., Flint, A., & Rubie-Davies, C. (2013, September). Teaching high expectation strategies to teachers through an intervention process. Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, Istanbul, Turkey.

22.  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, September). Accelerating achievement in mathematics: A teacher expectation intervention. Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, Istanbul, Turkey.

23.  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, September). Self-concept and self-expectations as predictors of class climate. Paper presented at the European Association of Research into Learning and Instruction, Munich, Germany.

24.  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, September). Stability of teacher expectations: Do views change over time?. Paper presented at the European Association of Research into Learning and Instruction, Munich, Germany.

25.  Garrett, L. J., & Rubie-Davies, C.M. (2013, August). Reading between the lines: Comparisons between teacher expectations for young gifted and non-gifted readers, and student self-perceptions. Paper presented at the 20th Biennial World Conference of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Kentucky, USA.

26.  Alansari, M., & Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, July). Girls in mathematics and Maori in reading: How are they doing? Paper presented at the Social Psychology of the Classroom International Conference, Auckland.

27.  McDonald, L., Flint, A., & Rubie-Davies, C. (2013, July). Teaching high expectation strategies to teachers through an intervention process. Paper presented at the Social Psychology of the Classroom International Conference, Auckland.

28.  Peterson, E. R., & Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, July). Exploring teachers’ expectations and students’ motivational and classroom beliefs: Do these beliefs contribute to the achievement gap between majority and minority group students in New Zealand. Paper presented at the Social Psychology of the Classroom International Conference, Auckland.

29.  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, July). Intervening in teachers’ expectations: Can we make a difference to student learning. Paper presented at the Social Psychology of the Classroom International Conference, Auckland.

30.  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2013, July). Self-concept and expectation beliefs as predictors of class climate. Paper presented at the Social Psychology of the Classroom International Conference, Auckland.

31.  McDonald, L., Flint, A., & Rubie-Davies, C. (2012, November). Interventions with teachers: High expectation strategies. Paper presented at the 5th Educational Psychology Forum, Auckland.

32.  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2012, November). Do expectations change? Examining stability. Paper presented at the 5th Educational Psychology Forum, Auckland.

33.  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2012, November). Putting together a large scale study” Methods and madness. Roundtable discussion at the 5th Educational Psychology Forum, Auckland.

34.  Watson, P. & Rubie-Davies, C. M. (2012, November). The persistent gender gaps: Do teacher expectations shape students’ futures? Paper presented at the 5th Educational Psychology Forum, Auckland.

35.  Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E., Flint, A., Garrett, L., McDonald, L., Watson, P., & O’Neill, H. (2012, October). Ethnicity and teacher expectations in New Zealand. Paper presented at the International Conference for Education and Educational Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey.

36.  Rubie-Davies, C. M., Peterson, E., Garrett, L., Watson, P., Flint, A., O’Neill, H., & McDonald, L., (2012, October). Ethnicity as a factor in student beliefs. Paper presented at the International Conference for Education and Educational Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey.

Community Activities (2)

2016                  The power of expectations – interview and blog for Top Flight Football Academy: https://topflightfootball.co.nz/expectations/

2014                  Rubie-Davies, C. M. (December, 2014) Enabling success: Expecting the best for our children. Keynote speaker at Top Flight Football Academy prize giving, Riverina School, Pakuranga, Auckland.

Media Representation (5)

2016                  UTNE Reader: Cure ignorance (US magazine): Great expectations: A look at the fascinating research into the power of the expectancy effect

2015                  Discover: Science for the curious (US magazine): Great expectations

2015                  Ministry of Education Expert: High expectation principles: http://nzcurriculum.tki.org.nz/Principles/High-expectations

2014                  Listener article: The superstar learner

2014                  Te Kuaka article: Teacher expectation project