Mrs Barbara Ormond
MA (Hons), BTP, DipTchg
Research | Current
The place of knowledge in history education.
Teaching | Current
Barbara lectures in the Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary), preparing students to teach History, Social Studies, Art History and Classical Studies. She is Course Director and Lecturer for the following courses.
EDCURSEC 624 Social Studies Education 1
EDCURSEC 630 History for Teaching 1
EDCURSEC 631 History for Teaching 2
EDCURSEC 655 Art History Education
EDCURSEC 677 Teaching Classical Studies
EDCURSEC 687 Studies in Curriculum and Pedagogy
- Veronica Loveday - Female students' perspectives on what motivates them to achieve in internal assessment in History. Master of Professional Studies. 2013.
- Mary Kerrigan - Pasifika Transitions: A Case Study of a Secondary School Mentoring Programme. Master of Professional Studies. 2014.
- Stephanie Lees - Secondary school music teachers' conceptions of creativity and the influence on their practice. Master of Professional Studies. 2015.
Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award (Faculty of Education) 2017
Chair, Art Collection Committee, Epsom Campus
Areas of expertise
Curriculum Development and Implementation - knowledge in secondary History, Art History and Classical Studies.
Assessment – standards-based assessment.
Pedagogy - interpreting visual imagery in historical sources and art.
History – Early modern English prints and iconography.
Social realist theory within the sociology of education.
- Chair, Art Collection Committee, Faculty of Education and Social Work
- National Moderator for Art History 1999-2007
- Member of the expert writing panels for the development and review of national assessment and teaching guidelines for Art History from 1995 - 2012.
- President of the New Zealand Art History Teachers’ Association 1996-2001 and 2006-8, and convenor 2017-8.
- An examiner for NCEA and Scholarship Art History
- A marker for the former Bursary and School Certificate examinations in History
EDITORIAL AND REVIEW POSITIONS:
Assistant Editor - Curriculum Matters , New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2011-2013.
Reviewer - Curriculum Matters , New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2017.
Reviewer – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2015 - 2017.
Reviewer - European Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2017.
Reviewer - Policy Futures in Education, 2017.
Reviewer - The European Conference on Curriculum Studies, 2017.
Reviewer - New Zealand Journal of Teachers’ Work, 2015.
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Ormond, B. M. (2018). The impact of standards-based assessment on knowledge for history education in New Zealand. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice10.1080/0969594X.2018.1432564
- Ormond, B. M. (2018). Conceptions of knowledge in history teaching. In B. Barrett, U. Hoadley, J. Morgan (Eds.) Knowledge, curriculum and equity : Social realist perspectives (pp. 102-116). New York: Routledge. 10.4324/9781315111360
- Ormond, B. M. (2017). Epistemic progression: The challenge of systematic progression in a complex horizontally structured field. Paper presented at Knowledge in Education Unit (KERU) 7th Annual International Symposium, Faculty of Education and Social Work, The University of Auckland. 13 November - 13 November 2017.
- Ormond, B. M. (2017). Why knowledge matters - avoiding the drive to genericism. University of Auckland. 25 August - 25 August 2017.
- Ormond, B. M. (2017). The future of Art History. 15 February - 15 February 2017.
- Ormond, B. M. (2016). A retreat from knowledge in History education. Paper presented at Transforming Education Research, Melbourne (Melbourne Cricket Ground). 27 November - 1 December 2016.
- Ormond, B. M. (2016). Principles and practices in teachers’ selections of historical content for NCEA assessment. History Department, School of Humanities, The University of Auckland. 20 October - 20 October 2016. Related URL.
- Ormond, B. M. (2016). Knowledge in 21st century curricula – the potential for knowledge fragmentation and marginalisation. University of Stirling, Scotland. Related URL.