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Researcher: Zarmati, LFC (Dr Louise Zarmati)

Fields of Research

Humanities and social sciences curriculum and pedagogy (excl. economics, business and management)
Archaeology of Europe, the Mediterranean and the Levant
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Archaeology of Australia (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)
Comparative and cross-cultural education
Higher education
Education systems
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural history
Historical archaeology (incl. industrial archaeology)
Learning sciences
Sociology of education
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander curriculum and pedagogy

Research Objectives

Teacher and instructor development
Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology
Learner and learning
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Other education and training
Early childhood education
Secondary education
Teaching and curriculum
Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and culture
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education
Primary education

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'The challenges and opportunities of teaching Australia's deep time past to students in early secondary school', Interview with HTANSW
Archaeology as pedagogy at Sydney's 'The Big Dig'; The Historic Environment
Constructing Archaeology as a Subject in the School Curriculum; Archaeological heritage and education: an international perspective on history education
Echoes from the past: Oral history in the National Museum of Australia; Oral history in museums and in Education
Echoes from the past: Oral history in the National Museum of Australia; MuseumEdu
Engaging students in inquiry learning at The Big Dig, Sydney; Archaeologies
Herculaneum; Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology: Living Edition
How might we identify and measure learning progression in history?; Australian Council for Education Research (ACER) Research Conference 2021: Excellent Progress for Every Student
Learning Progression in History
Maiuri, Amedeo
Oatlands Guard House
Pompeii; Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology
Sparking the flame, not filling the vessel: How museum educators teach history in Australian museums; Historical Encounters
Special edition of Archaeologies; Archaeologies
Teaching History in Australian Museums Pedagogy and Praxis; Structuring the Thesis: Matching Method, Paradigm, Theories and Findings
The impact of archaeology on history teachers' pedagogy; Public History Weekly
Thinking archaeologically about Australia's deep time history; Journal of the History of Teachers Association of New South Wales
Using archaeology to teach Australia's 'difficult' Indigenous past; Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites
Why do kids hate Australian history? And what can we do about it
‘Pompeii-mania' in schools Down Under; Journal of Public Archaeology

Research Projects

Ross Female Factory Mixed Reality Experience: Telling Female Convict Stories ; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Development, implementation and evaluation of history learning programs for National Trust Tasmania properties
Non-Aboriginal pre-service teachers' attitudes to teaching Tasmanian Aboriginal histories and cultures.
Willow Court Archaeology Project

Research Candidate Supervision