390302. Early childhood education


Title390302. Early childhood education
Parent3903. Education systems

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Beyond Ideas and Competencies - Exploring Successful Knowledge Transfer Practices of Early Childhood Educators: A Case Study
Sharpe, Susan. 2023. Beyond Ideas and Competencies - Exploring Successful Knowledge Transfer Practices of Early Childhood Educators: A Case Study. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland. https://doi.org/10.26192/yy244

PhD Thesis

When constellations align: What early childhood pre-service teachers need from online learning to become confident and competent teachers of the arts
Cain, Melissa, Burke, Katie and Nislev, Eva. 2023. "When constellations align: What early childhood pre-service teachers need from online learning to become confident and competent teachers of the arts." British Educational Research Journal. https://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3924

Article

Capturing the Complexities of Collaborative Partnerships in Early Childhood Through Metaphor
Mason, Kathy, Brown, Alice and Carter, Susan. 2023. "Capturing the Complexities of Collaborative Partnerships in Early Childhood Through Metaphor." Early Childhood Education Journal. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10643-023-01580-x

Article

Building capacity and self-efficacy in teaching Scripture to early years learners
Nolen, Elizabeth. 2023. Building capacity and self-efficacy in teaching Scripture to early years learners. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland. https://doi.org/10.26192/z1x20

PhD Thesis

Explore the efficacy of eKindy: Building capacity and supporting positive learning outcomes for children: Final Report
Brown, Alice, Turner, Michelle and Kimber, Megan. 2023. Explore the efficacy of eKindy: Building capacity and supporting positive learning outcomes for children: Final Report. Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Project report

Building a bridge: LEGO as a kinaesthetic tool to facilitate play-based learning in early childhood and beyond
Fanshawe, Melissa, Mandarakas, Monique, Cain, Melissa, Turner, Michelle, White, Marie, Oddoux, Marie, Angelier, Marc and Havgaard, Per. 2023. "Building a bridge: LEGO as a kinaesthetic tool to facilitate play-based learning in early childhood and beyond." Barton, Georgina and Garvis, Susanne (ed.) Kinaesthetic Learning in Early Childhood: Exploring Theory and Practice for Educators. United States. Routledge. pp. 113-136

Edited book (chapter)

Investigating early years educators' understandings of, beliefs about and practices of active play in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Dietz, Matteo. 2023. Investigating early years educators' understandings of, beliefs about and practices of active play in Colombo, Sri Lanka. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland. https://doi.org/10.26192/yyw1x

PhD Thesis

Trauma-informed, healing-centred: Co-creating affirmative environments for migrant and refugee children and families
Tualaulelei, Eseta, Taylor-Leech, Kerry and Fluckiger, Bev. 2023. "Trauma-informed, healing-centred: Co-creating affirmative environments for migrant and refugee children and families." ASSIST Journal. 3 (2), pp. 5-17.

Article

Kinaesthetic Learning in Early Childhood: Exploring Theory and Practice for Educators
Barton, Georgina and Garvis, Susanne (ed.) 2023. Kinaesthetic Learning in Early Childhood: Exploring Theory and Practice for Educators. United Kingdom. Routledge.

Edited book

Co-creating Multimodal Texts with Young Children
Alberti, Naomi, Howell, Jamie, Mullins, Jayson, Turner, Julie, Tew, Kara, Chant, Kerry, Saunders, Kylie, Olsen, Louise, Meyer, Melissa, Ong, Novi, Davis, Rhiannon and Woodward, Sophie. Tualaulelei, Eseta and Pillay, Yosheen (ed.) 2023. Co-creating Multimodal Texts with Young Children. Online. University of Southern Queensland.

Textbook

Co-creating affirmative learning environments for refugee and asylum-seeker children
Taylor-Leech, Kerry, Tualaulelei, Eseta, Fluckiger, Bev and Waite, Michaela. 2023. Co-creating affirmative learning environments for refugee and asylum-seeker children. Australia. Griffith Institute for Educational Research.

Project report

“Healthy Kids”—A capacity building approach for the early childhood education and care sector
Brown, Alice, Phillipson, Alanna, Dunstan, Kym and Frazer-Ryan, Skye. 2023. "“Healthy Kids”—A capacity building approach for the early childhood education and care sector." Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 34 (4), pp. 765-774. https://doi.org/10.1002/hpja.694

Article

Hidden Treasures: Intercultural resources for early years educators
McLean, Hidden Treasures, Barratt, Veronica, Mason, Tracey, Deacon, Taylor, Shahab, Sara, Trewick, Rebecca, Pona, Rachel, Holmes, Rebecca, Rousseau, Nicole, Barden, Kelly, Walsh, Katie, McCarron, Harriet, McEwan, Courtney, Parker, Brianna, Gale, Amy and Mikkelsen, Brianna. Tualaulelei, Eseta and Macdonald, Jacqueline (ed.) 2021. Hidden Treasures: Intercultural resources for early years educators. Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Textbook

Supporting educators’ professional learning for equity pedagogy: the promise of open educational practices
Tualaulelei, Eseta and Green, Nicole Catherine. 2022. "Supporting educators’ professional learning for equity pedagogy: the promise of open educational practices." Journal for Multicultural Education. 16 (5), pp. 430-442. https://doi.org/10.1108/JME-12-2021-0225

Article

Reimagining young children's involvement in research: Framing an approach for capturing child voice
Christopher, Vicki. 2022. "Reimagining young children's involvement in research: Framing an approach for capturing child voice." ICSEI Virtual Congress 2022. Virtual Norway.

Presentation

Learning and Teaching in Early Childhood: Pedagogies of Inquiry and Relationships
Boyd, Wendy, Green, Nicole C. and Jovanovic, Jessie. 2021. Learning and Teaching in Early Childhood: Pedagogies of Inquiry and Relationships. Cambridge, United Kingdom. Cambridge University Press.

Textbook

REFRAME: a new approach to evaluation in higher education
Alderman, Lyn and Melanie, Larissa. 2012. "REFRAME: a new approach to evaluation in higher education." Australasian Higher Education Evaluation Forum (AHEEF 2012). Rockhampton, Australia 08 - 10 Oct 2012

Paper

Editorial
Alderman, Lyn and Clinton, Janet. 2016. "Editorial ." Evaluation Journal of Australasia. 16 (1), pp. 2-3. https://doi.org/10.1177/1035719X1601600101

Editorial

Coping with COVID: Pandemic Narratives for Australian Children
Gildersleeve, Jessica, Cantrell, Kate, Bryce, India, Daken, Kirstie, Durham, Jo, Mullens, Amy, Batorowicz, Beata, Johnson, Rhiannan, Gildersleeve J., Cantrell K., Bryce I., Daken K., Durham J., Mullens A., Batorowicz B. and Johnson R.. 2022. "Coping with COVID: Pandemic Narratives for Australian Children." Heliyon. 8 (5). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2022.e09454

Article

Knowing who you are: Heritage language, identity and safe space in a bilingual kindergarten
Taylor-Leech, Kerry and Tualaulelei, Eseta. 2021. "Knowing who you are: Heritage language, identity and safe space in a bilingual kindergarten." Tesol in Context. 30 (1), pp. 63-83. https://doi.org/10.21153/tesol2021vol30no1art1581

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Educator perceptions of early learning environments as places for privileging social justice in rural and remote communities
Christopher, Vicki, Turner, Michelle and Green, Nicole. 2022. "Educator perceptions of early learning environments as places for privileging social justice in rural and remote communities." Education Sciences. 12 (1). https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci12010040

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A Content Analysis of Documentation of Nature Play in Early Childhood Teacher Education Program in Australia
Green, Nicole C., Christopher, Vicki and Turner, Michelle. 2022. "A Content Analysis of Documentation of Nature Play in Early Childhood Teacher Education Program in Australia." Australian Journal of Teacher Education. 47 (5), pp. 15-32. https://doi.org/10.14221/ajte.2022v47n5.2

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Supporting early years transitions for children with refugee and asylum-seeker backgrounds: A scoping review
Tualaulelei, Eseta, Taylor-Leech, Kerry and Fluckiger, Bev. 2022. "Supporting early years transitions for children with refugee and asylum-seeker backgrounds: A scoping review." Early Childhood Voices Conference (ECV2022). Bathurst, Australia 05 - 09 Dec 2022 Australia.

Presentation

Children as active research participants: a review of research methodologies with children
Christopher, Vicki. 2021. "Children as active research participants: a review of research methodologies with children." 14th Annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI2021). Sevilla, Spain 08 - 09 Nov 2021

Paper

Children’s experiences of natural environments as places for learning and development in the early childhood context
Christopher, Vicki. 2021. "Children’s experiences of natural environments as places for learning and development in the early childhood context." Research Conference 2021: Excellent Progress for Every Student (ACER 2021). Melbourne, Australia 16 - 20 Aug 2021 Melbourne, Australia. https://doi.org/10.37517/978-1-74286-638-3

Other

Supporting ‘successful knowledge transfer’ for early childhood professionals – an emerging conceptual framework in an Australian context
Brown, Alice, Sharpe, Susan and Andrews, Dorothy. 2022. "Supporting ‘successful knowledge transfer’ for early childhood professionals – an emerging conceptual framework in an Australian context." Early Years: an international journal of research and development. 42 (4-5), pp. 646-661. https://doi.org/10.1080/09575146.2020.1856045

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Social justice in the early childhood context: Educator voices
Christopher, Vicki, Turner, Michelle and Green, Nicole. 2020. "Social justice in the early childhood context: Educator voices." McLeod, Sharynne, Cumming, Tamara, Downey, Belinda and Mahon, Linda (ed.) Early Childhood Voices Conference 2020 (ECV2020). Bathurst, Australia 16 - 20 Nov 2020

Presentation

Educator perceptions of early learning environments as places and spaces for privileging social justice in rural areas
Christopher, Vicki, Turner, Michelle and Green, Nicole. 2019. "Educator perceptions of early learning environments as places and spaces for privileging social justice in rural areas." Annual International Australian Association for Research in Education Conference 2019 (AARE 2019). Brisbane, Australia 04 Dec 2019

Presentation

To STEAM or not to STEAM: investigating arts immersion to support children’s learning
Chapman, Susan Narelle, Barton, Georgina and Garvis, Susanne. 2021. "To STEAM or not to STEAM: investigating arts immersion to support children’s learning." Cohrssen, Caroline and Garvis, Susanne (ed.) Embedding STEAM in early childhood education and care. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 155-172

Edited book (chapter)

A Study of the Orthographic Influence of Learning Romaji Before English in Japanese Elementary Schools
Dusza, Daniel. 2021. A Study of the Orthographic Influence of Learning Romaji Before English in Japanese Elementary Schools. PhD Thesis Doctor of Education. University of Southern Queensland. https://doi.org/10.26192/q7q4q

PhD Thesis

Building positive identities in a culturally safe space: an ethnographic case study from Queensland, Australia
Tualaulelei, Eseta and Taylor-Leech, Kerry. 2021. "Building positive identities in a culturally safe space: an ethnographic case study from Queensland, Australia." Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education. 15 (2), pp. 137-149. https://doi.org/10.1080/15595692.2020.1852545

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Gems and nuggets: multicultural education for young children
Accendere, Anita, Mantell, Bayleigh, Cody, Cathy, Aston, Cathy, Byrne, Cathy, Kennedy, Stefanie, Hart, Shauna, Kendall, Shauna, Kallman, Sarah, Matthews, Lauren, Dooley, Rebecca, Loosemore, Natalie, Hunt, Jacynta, Sinclair, Indiah, Higgs, Megan, Butler, Georgia and Dyer, Selena. Tualaulelei, Eseta and Hawkins, Karen (ed.) 2020. Gems and nuggets: multicultural education for young children. Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Textbook

Trauma informed care in early childhood education
Krishnamoorthy, Govind and Ayre, Kay. 2020. "Trauma informed care in early childhood education." Developmental Trauma and the Brain: Three part online professional development seminar for Gowrie NSW (2020). Online 06 Apr - 18 May 2020

Presentation

Amata lelei a'oga amata (A good start to learning): project summary report 27 August 2018 - 31 March 2019
Taylor-Leech, Kerry, Tualaulelei, Eseta and Krajcovicova, Monika. 2019. Amata lelei a'oga amata (A good start to learning): project summary report 27 August 2018 - 31 March 2019. Brisbane, Australia. Griffith University.

Project report

Helping children who have been affected by bushfires
Krishnamoorthy, Govind, Ayre, Kay and Rees, Bronwyn. 2020. "Helping children who have been affected by bushfires." Reflections. 2020 (1), pp. 3-6.

Article

Series Editors’ foreword: researching respectfully and rigorously with young families
Danaher, Patrick Alan. 2019. "Series Editors’ foreword: researching respectfully and rigorously with young families." Brown, Alice (ed.) Respectful research with and about young families: forging frontiers and methodological considerations. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. vii-x

Edited book (chapter)

Respectful research with and about young families: forging frontiers and methodological considerations
Brown, Alice. 2019. Respectful research with and about young families: forging frontiers and methodological considerations. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan.

Authored book

Learning chess and the development of cognitive thinking in Queensland primary schools: an exploratory study
Gardiner, Graeme C.. 2018. Learning chess and the development of cognitive thinking in Queensland primary schools: an exploratory study. Masters Thesis Master of Professional Studies. University of Southern Queensland. https://doi.org/10.26192/5f7bff4cec17d

Masters Thesis

Arts belong in the classroom: empowering teachers in arts-based learning
Macdonald, Jacqueline and Tualaulelei, Eseta. 2018. "Arts belong in the classroom: empowering teachers in arts-based learning." Australian Art Education. 39 (1), pp. 123-138.

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Slipping through the cracks: teachers who miss out on early career support
Kelly, Nick, Sim, Cheryl and Ireland, Michael. 2018. "Slipping through the cracks: teachers who miss out on early career support." Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education. 46 (3), pp. 292-316. https://doi.org/10.1080/1359866X.2018.1441366

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