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Researcher: Bridge, DJ (Dr Douglas Bridge)

Fields of Research

Special education and disability
Community child health
Specialist studies in education
Education assessment and evaluation
Other education
Educational administration, management and leadership
Secondary education
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Primary education

Research Objectives

Inclusive education
Other education and training
Visual communication
Ability and disability
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Neonatal and child health
Gender aspects in education

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Personal Account of Using The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) with a Child with Autism; Technology and Teaching
Breaking a spell of silence. The Tasmanian evaluation of the 2006 Pride and Prejudice Program; Youth Studies Australia
Children with Low Literacy and Poor Stereoacuity: An Evaluation of Complex Interventions in a Community-Based Randomized Trial; Ophthalmic Epidemiology
Developing Understandings of Inclusion and Inclusive Schooling
Poor stereoacuity among children with poor literacy: Prevalence and associated factors; Optometry and Vision Science
Reading Difficulties; Directions in Education
Repertoires for diversity: Effective literacy and numeracy in inclusive schools
The Gifted Puzzle - A DVD developed by the AAEGT

Research Projects

Does Binocular Vision Training Enhance Literacy Among Primary School Children with Poor Reading; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Further Studies in Gifted and Talented Education under the Quality Outcomes Program

Research Candidate Supervision

'Tripping' on the Light Fantastic- The embodiment of ability, making it safe to assume/create an 'inclusve' future.
Developing Empathic Leadership Through Self-transformation
Development and implementation of sustainable support teacher practice with regard to functional behaviour assessment
Helping Children with Autism Package - Parents' Perspectives
Inclusion and exclusion- Inclusion in the Tasmanian Education System - 1950-2005 and beyond.
Inclusive Assessment
Learning Student Engagement & Learning - Information Communication Technologies Communication Technologies
Parents and Teachers Understanding of Giftedness
The responsibility of an ethical teacher in relation to the dilemma of inclusion.
The teacher and transformation- Pedagogical and curriculum implications for the 21C learner
What Impact Does The Implementation of School-Wide Positive Behaviour Support Have on Teachers' Perception of Their Efficacy, Attribution of Problem Behaviour and Their Perceived Capacity to Influence General School Climate?
What is inclusive schooling? A focus for my research through teacher reflection and dialogue
When System Demands Meet Site Realities in High-stakes Literacy Testing- A Tasmanian Education Case Study