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Researcher: Emery, SG (Ms Sherridan Emery)

Fields of Research

Higher Education
Specialist Studies in Education
Education
Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy
Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori)
Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Secondary Education
Physical Education and Development Curriculum and Pedagogy
Health Promotion
Sociological Methodology and Research Methods

Research Objectives

Teacher and Instructor Development
Education and Training Theory and Methodology
Learner and Learning Processes
Learner and Learning
Pedagogy
Curriculum
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Education and Training
Child Health
Education and Training Systems
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Moral and Social Development (incl. Affect)
Health Education and Promotion

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Move Well Eat Well: Case study of a successful settings-based approach to health promotion; Health and wellbeing in childhood
Arts and sustainability: Some outcomes from a one-day professional learning event presented by UTAS; Sustaining Futures: Considering sustainability across the learning and teaching divide
Arts for Sustainability: Teachers’ Perspectives of Intersections between Education for Sustainability and Arts Learning; What is Next in Educational Research?
Challenges facing early childhood teachers in literacy education; Linguistics and language education in new horizons: The link between theory, research and pedagogy
Crossing cultural boundaries with a cuppa: a case study of cultural wellbeing within a postgraduate peer circle; Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference 2016: transforming education research
Cultural wellbeing and respect for diversity in early childhood education; 69th OMEP World Assembly and International Conference
Cultural wellbeing in Australian schools: Theorisations, provocations and implications for curriculum; 2015 Biennial Curriculum Conference
Cultural wellbeing In education: Theorisations from a case study of a Tasmanian cultural arts program; European Conference on Educational Research ECER 2017
Enriching personal growth and communicative competence through self-organised interaction between native and non-native speakers; Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference 2016: transforming education research
Environmental and sustainability education research, past and future: three perspectives from late, mid, and early career researchers; Australian Journal of Environmental Education
Evolution or Revolution in EE/ES research? A collaborative dialogue from first-year PhD students; Australian Journal of Environmental Education
Examining focused conversation for leading professional learning and development in early childhood: highlighting the role of evaluative stance; 2013 Australian Association of Research in Education Conference
Exploring how adults who work with young children conceptualise sustainability and describe their practice initiatives; Australasian Journal of Early Childhood
New perspectives on research in environmental and sustainability education; Planet and People: 8th World Environmental Education Congress
New perspectives on research in environmental and sustainability education; Planet and People: 8th World Environmental Education Congress
Settings - Based Health Promotion; Health & Wellbeing in Childhood
Supporting children's cultural wellbeing through arts based education; The Social Educator
Sustainability as a cross-curricular priority in the Australian Curriculum: a Tasmanian investigation; Environmental Education Research
The curious schools project: capturing nomad creativity in teacher work; Australian Journal of Teacher Education
The impact of professional development on early childhood educators' confidence, understanding and knowledge of education for sustainability; Environmental Education Research
Transnational dialogues for sustainability research in early childhood education: a model for building capacity for ESD in universities?; Handbook of Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development in Higher Education
Using attitude analysis to explore focused conversations for professional learning and development in early childhood; Linguistics and language education in new horizons: The link between theory, research and pedagogy
Using insights from Myers-Briggs type preferences to support early childhood pre-service teachers' personal and professional mathematical understanding; 23rd Biennial Conference of The Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc. and the 34th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia Inc. (AAMT-MERGA Conference)
Watery webs of interconnectedness: Water-ways as pedagogical sites; 69th OMEP World Assembly and International Conference

Research Projects

Making Launceston a Child Friendly City: What do children think?

Research Candidate Supervision