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Researcher: Masters, JE (Dr Jennifer Masters)

Fields of Research

Educational technology and computing
Teacher education and professional development of educators
Higher education
Primary education
Early childhood education
Education systems
Educational psychology
Health services and systems
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)
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in education
Learner and learning
Teaching and instruction technologies
Neonatal and child health
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Exercise
Teacher and instructor development
Teaching and curriculum
Pedagogy
Assessment, development 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 day in the life of an exercise science professional: Using PebblePad to track professional experience in exercise and sports science; Teaching Matters 2019
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
Digital Storytelling, Information, and Education; Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies
Implementation of Portfolios within Australian Initial Teacher Education: Who’s Leading the Charge?; The Australian Journal of Teacher Education
Making connections in science: Engaging with ICT to enhance curriculum understanding; Australian Educational Computing
Mobile assisted language learning in learning Arabic as a second language in Saudi Arabia; Saudi Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
NADPE report: professional experience in initial teacher education
On the Pebble Road: The first 80 days An auto-ethnographic account; A case study from PebblePad’s 2018 ‘The Enterprise Endeavour’ conference
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
Scaffolding Reflective Writing for the Portfolio of Evidence; 2018 Eportfolio Forum
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
Trends in the Digitalization of K-12 Schools: The Australian Perspective; Seminar.net

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)
Increasing engagement of online students through well-designed activities, content and instructional design.; 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