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Researcher: Masters, JE (Dr Jennifer Masters)

Fields of Research

Educational Technology and Computing
Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
Primary Education (excl. Maori)
Medical and Health Sciences
Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori)
Educational Psychology
Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy
Education Assessment and Evaluation
Special Education and Disability
English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Higher Education
Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Education
Teaching and Instruction Technologies
Learner and Learning Achievement
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Child Health
Teacher and Instructor Development
Learner and Learning Processes
Pedagogy
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparative analysis of nature kindergarten programmes in Australia and New Zealand; International Journal of Early Years Education
A pilot evaluation of a social media literacy intervention to reduce risk factors for eating disorders; International Journal of Eating Disorders
Balancing risks and growth in a digital world; Teaching and digital technologies: Big issues and critical questions
Creative teaching and learning strategies for novice users of mobile technologies; International journal of mobile and blended learning
Implementation of Portfolios within Australian Initial Teacher Education: Who’s Leading the Charge?; Australian Journal of Teacher Education
Making connections in science: Engaging with ICT to enhance curriculum understanding; Australian Educational Computing
NADPE report: professional experience in initial teacher education
Photoshopping the selfie: Self photo editing and photo investment are associated with body dissatisfaction in adolescent girls; International journal of eating disorders
Ready? Action! Building a portfolio of evidence in teacher education; ePortfolios Australia Forum 2016: Connecting learning to the future
Scaffolding pre-service teachers representing their learning journeys with eportfolios; Journal of learning design
Technology goes bush: Using mobile technologies to support learning in a bush kinder program; 12th International conference on cognition and exploratory learning in the digital age
The journey from pre-service teacher to practicing teacher: A national snapshot of portfolios of evidence in Australian initial teacher education; 2017 ePortfolio Forum: Owning, supporting and sharing the journey
The King Island digital stories (KIDS) project: telling stories for tomorrow’s learning; Tomorrow’s Learning: Involving Everyone
The Loddon-Mallee Cyber Safety Project: An Australian Community Initiative to Nurture Digital Citizenship; From Cyber Bullying to Cyber Safety: Issues and Approaches in Educational Contexts

Research Projects

High quality educational research into the use of e-portfolios (portfolios) to promote curriculum integration and lead evidence of attaining professional standards; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The King Island Digital Stories (KIDS) Project; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Pre-service teachers portfolios of evidence: a national snapshot of the collection and assessment of evidence of practice within Australian initial teacher education

Research Candidate Supervision