Global Epistemologies & Cross-Cultural Research in Education & Literacy

Published Papers

Tierney, R. J., & Wei, K. (2016) Knowledge mobilization within and across the People’s Republic of China and the United States: A cross-national study of internationalization of educational research. American Educational Research Journal December 2016, Vol. 53, No. 6, pp. 1759–1791 DOI: 10.3102/0002831216678320

Tierney, R. J. (2012). Changing histories changing literacies: making the case for Nigeria. In O. Emejulu & I Isiugo-Abanihe. (Ed.) Cross-disciplinary perspectives in literacy and language studies. Vol. 1 International Deployment Committee for Africa, IRA and Africa-Link Books, Owerri Nigeria (pp. 1-10). Location + Publisher?

Hoffman, J. V., Rogers, T, Sailors, M. & Tierney, R.J. (2011) Multilingual practices, critical literacies, and visual culture: a focus on African Contexts. Reading Research Quarterly, 46(4) 389-398.

Tierney, R. J. (2006). Global/cultural teachers creating possibilities: reading worlds, reading selves and learning to teach. Pedagogies, (inaugural issue of journal) published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. pp. 77-87.

Teasdale, R., Tierney, R. J., Ames, W., & Wray, R. (1978). A cross-cultural comparison of item analysis data on the Revised ITPA. Australian Psychologist, 3, 391-399.

Tierney, R. J. (1976). A comparison of Australian and American reading teachers. In J. E. Merritt (Ed.), New Horizons in Reading (pp. 537-549). Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Monographs & Reports

Tierney, R. J., Arua, A., Moanakwena, P. G., Rogers, T., & Lenters, K. (2005). Improving the quality of literacy learning in the content areas: situational analysis of secondary level education in Botswana, International Reading Association and UNESCO Section for General Secondary, Technical and Vocational Education.

Presentations at National & International Meetings

Tierney, R. J. (2016). Cross national research: the shaping of epistemologies and ethics. XVI World Congress of Comparative Education Societies Beijing, August 2016.

Tierney, R. J. (2016). Ethics in international contexts – processes, procedures and cultural considerations. Literacy Research Association Annual meeting, Nashville Tennesee, November 30, 2016.

Tierney, R. J., Xiang, Ran, Kan, W. (2016) Western Epistemology and Global Literacy Research: a Decade of Literacy Research in the United States. Paper presented at the Literacy Research Association Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee. November 30, 2016.

Tierney, R. J. (2016). Unpacking Ethical Chasms: The Guise of Global Educational Empowerment and Internationalization. Paper presented at World Educational Research Association/American Educational Research Association joint meeting, Washington DC. April 9, 2016. In conjunction with the symposium Border Crossings and Ethical Praxis: Global Educational Pursuits Within and Across Cultures
Sat, April 9, 2016.

Tierney, R. J. (2015). Ideologies of research: Respecting others; seeing and positioning self. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Literacy Research Association, Carlsbad, California. December 2015.

Tierney, R. J. & Kan, Wei. (2015). The shaping of educational scholarship at a time of heightened globalization: turning the mirror on insularity, ignorance, arrogance and collusion. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Literacy Research Association, Carlsbad, California. December 2015.

Tierney, R. J. & Kan, Wei. (2014). Confronting global knowledges: Chinese and US educational researchers in the 21st century. Paper presented at World Educational Research Association, Edinburgh, Scotland, November 21, 2014.

Tierney, R. J. (2014). Striving to become a leading University and Faculty of Education: Lessons from different countries. Paper presented at the Fifth Anniversary of the Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University, June 28, 2014.

Tierney, R. J. (2014). Cross-national educational research and the changing knowledge economies: global convergence, local divergence and transformation within China, North America and the Pacific. Paper presented at Tri-nation education conference on Internationalization in Education at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, March 30, 2014.

Tierney, R. J. (2010) Beyond the paradoxes with cross-border pursuits. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education, January, 2010 Honolulu

Tierney, R. J. (2009) Global issues: multi-directional forces and tensions. Invited presentation U 21 Education meeting/ American Educational Research Association. April 20, 2009 San Diego.

Tierney, R. J. (1988). Cross-national perspectives on the state of reading research. Address presented at the Twelfth World Congress on Reading, Queensland, Australia.

Tierney, R. J. (1976). Directions for Australian and American reading instruction. Paper presented at Sixth World Congress on Reading, Singapore.

Tierney, R. J. (1974). A comparative perspective: Australian and American reading teachers. Paper presented at the Fifth World Congress on Reading, International Reading Association, Vienna, Austria.

Tierney, R. J. (1974). The generalizability of psycholinguistics research to other English-speaking cultures. Paper presented at the Nineteenth Annual Convention, International Reading Association, New Orleans, Louisiana. Published in ERIC-CRIER ed. 092 917.

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