Web Access Research Portal

Researcher: Coleman, BJ (Dr Bianca Coleman)

Fields of Research

Gender, sexuality and education
Higher education
Humanities and social sciences curriculum and pedagogy (excl. economics, business and management)
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Maritime engineering
Early childhood education
Sociology of education
Primary education
Environmental education and extension
Other education
Curriculum and pedagogy
Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development

Research Objectives

Other education and training
Teacher and instructor development
Gender aspects in education
Higher education
Teaching and instruction technologies
Neonatal and child health
Schools and learning environments
Environmental education and awareness
Management, resources and leadership
Policies and development
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Gender and sexualities
Equity and access to education
Understanding climate change
The creative arts

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'They're actually pretty skilled” A report on a trial of preparing Initial Teacher Education Students for working at St Francis Flexible Learning Centre
Academics’ perspectives on a student engagement and retention program: dilemmas and deficit discourses; Teaching in Higher Education
Becoming researchers: making academic kin in the Chthulucene; Australian Journal of Environmental Education
Beyond ‘safety’: teachers and school staff approaches to LGBTI-inclusion in Tasmanian schools; International Journal of Inclusive Education
Context matters: Supporting staff working with LGBT students in schools; #GEACONF2018
Factors that limit and enable preschool-aged children's physical activity on child care centre playgrounds; Journal of Early Childhood Research
Fostering EfS connections for community wellbeing: working meaningfully with what we’ve got; World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities (WSSD-U-2018)
Fostering EfS Connections for Community Wellbeing: Working Meaningfully with What We’ve Got; Universities as Living Labs for Sustainable Development. World Sustainability Series
Geospatial technologies and twenty first century citizenship: opportunities and barriers in the humanities and social sciences classroom; The Social Educator
Higher order thinking through Calculus for Kids; Journal of Digital Learning and Teaching Victoria
Higher order thinking through Calculus for Kids; ACCE 2016
History storytelling with Esri’s Story Maps application; Teaching History
Homonormativity and celebrating diversity: Australian school staff involvement in gay-straight alliances; International Journal of Inclusive Education
Important non-academic attributes in Australian initial teacher education; Australian Educational Researcher
Inclusive Practices: Supporting Schools, Supporting Students
Mapping the Non-Academic Attributes Critical for Preservice Teachers: What is Common, Core and Contextual?; European Conference on Educational Research
Preparing initial teacher education students for flexible learning programs; Australian Journal of Teacher Education
Preparing pre-service teachers for Flexible Learning Programs: A pilot study; Australian Association for Research in Education Conference
Reflections of a student engagement program designed and delivered by academics; Journal of Applied Learning & Teaching
Supporting gender non-conforming students: learnings from school staff from Australia; European Conference on Educational Research - ECER 2108
Teacher knowledge and geospatial technologies; Conversations on Knowledge for Teaching
The Google Cultural Institute for teaching and learning history; Teaching History
The intersection of physical activity opportunities and the role of early childhood educators during outdoor play: Perceptions and reality; Australasian Journal of Early Childhood
Visualising LGBT-inclusive practices: A resource informed by teachers and support staff; #GEACONF2018
Writing together to foster wellbeing: doctoral writing groups as spaces of wellbeing; Higher Education Research and Development

Research Projects

Drought Resilience Tasmania - Actionable Knowledge and Solutions for Sustainable Prosperity; Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment (DAWE)
Inclusive practices: Supporting teachers, supporting students; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Kids4Kids Conference: Do Not Mess with Burnie; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision