AMusA; Dip. Teach; BEd; MEd and PhD (The University of Western Australia)
Beverley joined Charles Sturt University in 2008 as Senior Lecturer and Associate Head of School (for three years) in the School of Teacher Education at Dubbo and became Head of Campus in 2009-2014, concurrent with her substantive position.
Originally from Western Australia, Beverley taught for 15 years in schools and at The University of Western Australia and Curtin University (both after completing her PhD at The University of Western Australia in 1991) before moving to Queensland in 1993. For 14 years, Beverley was the Sub-Dean in Education at Central Queensland University.
Beverley has a particular interest in working with students as they transition into postgraduate studies and commence their research training. She enjoys working with staff and former students on joint research projects and mentoring those who wish to move into publication. Beverley has marked numerous doctoral theses for other universities. Alone and with others, she has won 5 teaching awards and 1 research award, published 1 co-authored book, 12 book chapters, 37 refereed journal articles and a number of other publications.
Beverley's Google Scholar profile can be found here.
Beverley's most widely cited research relates to self-efficacy, learning environments and the Mathematics for Initial Teacher Education Students (MITES) project and the research that she did as a member of the Australian Traveller Education Research Team (with P. A. Danaher and Geoff Danaher) between 1993 and 2009.
Moriarty, B. J. (1991). Self-efficacy and learning environments (The University of Western Australia).
Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia Award for Excellence in a Book or Non-Print Production Detailing Research: Joint recipient. Awarded for contribution to the publication of P. A. Danaher (ed.). Beyond the Ferris Wheel: Educating Queensland Show Children (CQU Press, Rockhampton, 1998). (Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia)
Most of Beverley's current teaching is in research Methods subjects for students in MEd degrees with various specialisations and Graduate Certificate in Educational Research.