Lyn Hoare is an associate of the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies.In this capacity, Lyn works with Higher Degree by Research students, teaches in the course ‘Organisational Studies’, and participates in a range of research projects particularly in relation to higher education, transnational education and intercultural communication.
Lyn has taught in the Schools of Education and Management, developing and coordinating courses such as ‘Human Resource Development’, ‘Working with Diversity’ and most recently teaching into the ‘International Business’ program. Lyn has coordinated courses and taught in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Shanghai and Vietnam.
Her research focuses on international education and intercultural aspects of learning and teaching, particularly in relation to the Asia Pacific Region.
- PhD (University of Melbourne), 2006
Thesis: ‘So near and yet so far’: An ethnographic evaluation of an Australian transnational education program
- M.Ed. (University of Melbourne), 2000
Thesis: “Confucian Confusion: A Western analysis of the efficacy of contemporary workplace training methods in a multicultural environment”.
- Graduate Diploma: Adult Education and Training (University of Melbourne), 1994
- Workplace Trainer and Assessor Category IV (University of Melbourne), 2000
Lyn is a member of the International Education Association of Australia.
Accomplishments and achievements
- Postdoctoral Fellowship, RMIT University, Global Cities Institute
- RMIT Teaching and Research Awards – Certificate of Achievement, Higher Education Discipline Category
- Postgraduate Overseas Research Scholarship (PORES), The University of Melbourne (Funded six months PhD field work at National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
- Australian Post Graduate Award (Government PhD Scholarship)
- John and Elizabeth Robertson Award for most meritorious research essay. The University of Melbourne (M.Ed. Thesis).
- Hoare, L. (2013) (under review). Pedagogy in the transnational education classroom: the matter of culture, or does culture matter?
- Hoare, L. (2013). Swimming in the deep end: transnational teaching as culture learning? Higher Education Research & Development, Higher Education Research and Development, published online 14th June, 2013. DOI 10.1080/07294360.2012.700918
- Hoare, L. (2012) Transnational Student Voices: Reflections on a Second Chance, Journal of Studies in International Education, Volume 16 Issue 3 July 2012 pp. 269 - 284. DOI 10.1177/1028315311398045
- Robertson, Shanthi, Hoare, Lynnel and Harwood, Aramiha. (2011). Returnees, student-migrants and second chance learners: case studies of positional and transformative outcomes of Australian international education, Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, DOI: 10.1080/03057925.2011.562369.
- Muenjohn, N., Armstrong, A. and Hoare, L. 2012, Leadership Assessment: Differences in a cross-cultural setting, in N. Muenjohn (ed.), Organisational leadership: concepts, cases and research, Cengage Learning Australia, Melbourne, pp. 223-238
- Hoare , L.A. (2010) 'The Cultural Complexities of internationalisation; student and lecturer experiences of an offshore Australian program', in P Kell & G Vogle (eds), Global Student Mobility in the Asia Pacific: Mobility, Migration, Security and Wellbeing of International Students, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, UK.
Conference papers/ publications
- Hoare,L.A. (2009) Late bloomers can get a second chance: A case study of outcomes from one Australian transnational education programme delivered in Singapore. Presented at Global Higher Education 09 Forum, University Sains Malaysia IPPTN, December 2009.
- Ziguras, C, Hoare,L(2009) Guide to Regulatory Frameworks for Offshore Education: The Sultanate of Oman, Education New Zealand, Wellington.
- Hoare,L.A. (2008) The cultural complexities of internationalisation: student and lecturer experiences in an offshore Australian programme. Paper presented at the CAPSTRANS Conference, University of Wollongong: International Students in the Asia Pacific: Mobility, Migration, Wellbeing and Security 13 – 15 February, 2008, Wollongong Australia.
- Hoare,L.A. (2004). Culturally Sensitive Human Resource Development in the multicultural workplace: 'Western' and 'Confucian heritage' experiences. Paper presented at the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Annual Conference, Melbourne Australia.
- Hoare,L.(2004). Literature review: StudentsfromAsia:Issuesinlearningandteaching.In Faculty of Education and Asialink (Ed.), Students from Asia: Issues in learning and teaching. (pp. 34-59). Melbourne: The University of Melbourne.
Current project titles
- Thi Ngoc Anh, Pham (PhD, 2014) Contribution of Transnational Education to the provision of Tertiary Education in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- Lynch, K. (PhD, 2013) Professional Development and Transnational Education (draft title) (Co-supervision with Associate Professor Christopher Ziguras)
Completed research students and topics
- Loh, R. (Master, March 2013) Private Higher Education in Malaysia (Co-supervision with Associate Professor Christopher Ziguras)
- Jais, J. (PhD, 2012) Flying Academics – Examining short-term assignments impacts on expatriate academics work life balance and career success (Co-supervision with Professor Kosmas Smyrnios)
- Robertson, S. (PhD, August 2008) Students-Turned-Migrants In Australia: Transnationalism, Mobility and Belonging
- Ashraf, U. (Master, 2008) Towards Intercultural Society: Design Education for a Cross-culturally Responsive Built Environment
Dr Hoare’s research focuses on Transnational education (TNE), in particular the student experience; ethnography; human resource development; organisational development and adult learning.
- ‘Export Education Innovation – Offshore regulations’, Education New Zealand Research Consultancy, 2008-09 (with Associate Professor Christopher Ziguras, Dr Grant Mc Burnie, Dr Aramiha Harwood and Dr Nattavud Pimpa). In this project Lyn wrote the chapter on The Sultanate of Oman.
- ‘Academic acculturation for newly arrived ‘international’ students: a web based induction resource’ (2013) Learning and Teaching Initiative, RMIT University.
- ‘Statewide evaluation of the Japanese Teachers in Schools program’ (2006), Victorian Department of Education and Training Research Consultancy in conjunction with the Centre for Program Evaluation at the University of Melbourne.
- ‘Assessing industry experience as part of entry requirements for a masters coursework program’, (2013) Learning and Teaching Initiative, RMIT University (with Professor Clive Morley, Associate Professor Christopher Ziguras and Associate Professor Joan Richardson)
- ‘Intercultural Implications for Human Resource Development in the Asian hotel industry’ (2012) (with Dr Nuttaworth Muenjoh, Dr Jiayang Zhang and Dr Alan Montague)