School History

CUP textbook cover1. Secondary school history textbooks

2018 – Senior Ancient History for Queensland, Cambridge University Press in press (written for Queensland Senior Ancient History syllabus)

2007 – Ancient Rome for Senior Students, Nelson Thomson Learning, South Melbourne (first text written for Queensland Senior Ancient History syllabus)

2001 – “Chapter 8: Creating a Nation” in Jo Eshuys, Vic Guest, Robyn Bowman, John Cantrell, Glenn Davies, Steve Kimber, & Peter Phelan, Nelson History. Book 2: Australian History to 1918, Nelson Thomson Learning, South Melbourne, pp.143-166.

2000 – Jo Eshuys, Vic Guest, Robyn Bowman, Glenn Davies & Peter Phelan, Nelson History. Book 1: Ancient and Medieval, Nelson Thomson Learning, South Melbourne.

2000 – “Chapter 6: Ancient Rome” in Gary Nicholls, Gary Kenworthy, Ray Pobjoy, Robyn Bowman, Glenn Davies, & Peter Phelan, Investigating Global History: Ancient Times, Nelson Thomson Learning, South Melbourne.

1999 – “Chapter 2: Australia, 1945-2000” and “Chapter 6: Japan in the Twentieth Century” in Jo Eshuys, Vic Guest, Robyn Bowman, Glenn Davies, Steve Kimber, & Peter Phelan, Society and Environment. Book 4A (History), Nelson ITP, South Melbourne.

2. Secondary history education journal articles

2015 – “The History Man: Manning Clark centenary, 1915-2015”, The History Teacher eJournal, Vol.53, No.1, April.

2014 – “Remembering the Western Front”, The History Teacher eJournal, Vol.52, No.1, May,

2013 – “The retrial of Breaker Morant”, The History Teacher eJournal, Vol.51, No.3, December,

2010 – “Suburban Pioneers in the 1950s”, The History Teacher eJournal, Vol.48, No.1, May,

2009 – “Family Life in the 50s”, The History Teacher eJournal, Vol.47, No.1, May.

2008 – “Denial: History Betrayed Review”, Qhistory. The Journal of the Queensland History Teachers’ Association, Annual Journal, pp.44-45.

2007 – “Remembering the 42nd Battalion: The war letters of a north Queensland soldier, 1916-17”, QHistory. The Journal of the Queensland History Teachers’ Association, Annual Journal 2007, pp.19-26.

1996 – ” ‘An atmosphere hampered by cant’: the outspoken assistant teacher Peter Airey”, (Great Australian Educators), Unicorn. Journal of the Australian College of Education, Vol.22, No.4, September, pp.101-103.

1995 – “Cross in the clouds”, The History Teacher. Journal of the Queensland History Teachers’ Association, Vol.33, No.1, May, pp.60-62.

1995 – “Firebrand of the North: Thadeus O’Kane, educator of a generation”, The Educational Historian, Monograph, Vol.8, No.1, pp.i-iv.

3. Secondary school history resources / kits

2005 – “Filtering is Fun: Digital Art”, ICTs for Learning Practical Ideas for Teachers Booklet, Education Queensland.

2003 – Online Teaching Modules x 2, National History Project, Curriculum Corporation.

2002 – Robyn Bowman, Glenn Davies & John Wex, Spring InTo Ancient Times CD, Digital Spring Media, Brisbane.

2001 – “Federation Day – a new holiday?”, Federation WebQuest Project, Education Queensland.

2001 – Robyn Bowman, Glenn Davies & Peter Phelan, Nelson History 1. Student CD-ROM, Nelson Thomson Learning, South Melbourne.

2001 – Robyn Bowman, Glenn Davies & Peter Phelan, Nelson History 1. Teacher CD-ROM, Nelson Thomson Learning, South Melbourne.

1998 – “Citizenship and the Australian Republic”, Teaching Civics section, Curriculum Corporation

1995 – “Mapping and Recording Rosedale Cemetery” booklet, Community History Grant, Queensland Department of Environment & Heritage & Rosedale P-12 Campus, 27pp.

Abstracts published in:

  • Education in Rural Australia, Vol.7, No.2, 1997, p.39.
  • Australian Country Style, November 1997, p.53.
  • Network News, June 1997, p.9.
  • The History Teacher, Vol.35, No.1, May 1997, pp.20-44.
  • Connect, supporting student participation, No.104, April 1997, pp.3-4.
  • Timeline, No.4, 1997, p.2; No.5, 1997, p.3; No,7, 1997, p.3.
  • Education Views, 24 May 1996, p.6.

Seminar presentations

2007 – ‘The history behind writing history textbooks”, Queensland History Teachers’ Association Annual Conference, Brisbane Boys Grammar School, 23 June.

2003 – Presented: “Integrating ICTs into the Year 8 ancient history curriculum”, Australian History Teachers’ Association Annual Conference, Brisbane, 2 October.

2001 – “Integrating e-learning into the curriculum”, Queensland History Teachers’ Association SOSE Junior History Day, QUT Carseldine Campus, 10 December

2001 – “Using web-based teaching resources in SOSE – Federation Matters webquest”, Queensland History Teachers’ Association Annual Conference, Brisbane Boys Grammar School, 12 May.

2000 – “Federation Matters webquest project”, Queensland History Teachers’ Association SOSE Day, Anglican Grammar Church School, 11 December.