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Researcher: Yost, HF (Mrs Helen Yost)

Fields of Research

Early childhood education
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Continuing and community education
Higher education
Educational technology and computing
Specialist studies in education
Community child health
Network engineering
Health and community services
Mental health services

Research Objectives

Other education and training
Teacher and instructor development
Learner and learning
Health education and promotion
Teaching and curriculum
Management, resources and leadership
Mental health services
Equity and access to education
Preventive medicine

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Dads' understandings about their role in their children's play and learning; 2014 Hawaii international conference on education
Early childhood teachers' perceptions of teaching: Time, work and well-being; The International journal of adult, community and professional learning
ECconnections: An innovative online space for building a Community of Practice in Early Childhood Education; 12th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education
Enhancing the quality of written feedback to (distance) students; Teaching Matters 2008
Enhancing written feedback: Partnering with students to find out what type of feedback they like best; Teaching Matters 2009
Keeping connected: exploring the potential of social media as a new avenue for communication and collaboration in early childhood education; International Journal of Early Years Education
Social media technologies for collaboration and communication: Perceptions of childcare professionals and families; Australasian Journal of Early Childhood
Students' perceptions of written feedback in teacher education: ideally feedback is a continuing two-way communication that encourages progress; Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education: An International Journal
Tasmanian early childhood pre-service teachers' perceptions of e-portfolios; 2014 Hawaii international conference on education
The art of improvisation: A professional conversation about subjectivity; The Challenge: Research for a new culture of childhood
The work lives of teachers in England and Tasmania: Australia. A cross-cultural study of early years and primary level teachers; The International Journal of Learning
Valuing the Extra Time in Classroom: Educational Gains for Pre-Service Teachers and Students with Special Learning Needs; Journal of Australian Research in Early Childhood Education

Research Projects

Building a Community of Practice: Working towards a Potential Digital Habitat for Early Childhood Education; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Enriching fathers' and male caregivers' understanding of children's learning and development; Tasmanian Early Years Foundation (TEYF)
Reducing the impact of intergenerational trauma through collaborative learning. Pilot Study.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Trauma Informed Practice Short Course: Initial Delivery on Business to Business Basis
Trauma Informed Practice workshop and coaching
Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Professional Learning (PL): Participant Perceptions and Evaluations (Wynyard High School)
Trust-based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Professional Learning (PL): Participant perceptions and evaluations
Trust-based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Professional Learning (PL): Participant perceptions and evaluations

Research Candidate Supervision