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Researcher: Fielding-Barnsley, RO (Associate Professor Ruth Fielding-Barnsley)

Fields of Research

English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Special Education and Disability
Educational Technology and Computing

Research Objectives

Learner and Learning Processes
Special Needs Education
Learner and Learning Achievement
Teacher and Instructor Development
Teaching and Instruction Technologies

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A shared reading intervention with parents to enhance young children's early literacy skills; Early Child Development and Care
Advancing Literacy in Tasmanian Primary Schools
Australian pre-service teachers' knowledge of phonemic awareness and phonics in the process of learning to read; Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties
Comparative effectiveness of phonological awareness and oral language intervention for children with low emergent literacy skills; Australian Journal of Language and Literacy
Diagnosing Children's Letter Sound Knowledge Using a Parsimonious Spelling Word List; PROMS
Digital Texts, iPads, and Families: An Examination of Familiesí Shared Reading Behaviours; The international journal of learning
Facilitating children's emergent literacy using shared reading: a comparison of two models; Australian Journal of Language and Literacy
Facilitating young children's language and vocabulary development using a cognitive framework; He Kupu e-Journal
Language Delays, Reading Delays, and Learning Difficulties: Interactive Elements Requiring Multidimensional Programming; Journal of Learning Disabilities
Literacy in early childhood and primary education: Issues, challenges and solutions; Cambridge University Press
Phonological awareness: necessary but not sufficient; National Conference of the Australian Association of Special Education
Profs' Phonics
Reading Difficulties and Dyslexia: An interpretation for teachers
Responding to the challenge of transitioning children into effective literacy; Language and Literacy Education in a Challenging World
Social learning, language and literacy; Australasian Journal of Early Childhood

Research Projects

Early Years Intervention Autism Centre Evaluation Project

Research Candidate Supervision

Home School Early Literacy Partnerships
Lexical Density and its Correlation with Student Achievement in Academic Writing
Mobile Technology in the Primary School- A Case Study of iPad Implementation in a Tasmanian Context
Reading between the Lines
Teaching the Underachieving Student in Year 7 and 8- How Teachers in Northern Tasmanian Catholic Secondary Colleges Identify and Support Underachieving Students in the Middle Years
The Efficacy of a Multisensory Structure Language approach for struggling readers (at risk/dyslexia characteristics)