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View Interview: Why even young children need to be taught media literacy

Interview: Why even young children need to be taught media literacy

Children are interacting with popular culture and online media from a very young age. Professor Susan Edwards is a Professor of … Learn more

View Standardised tests limit students with disability

Standardised tests limit students with disability

By: Professor Joy Cumming, Learning Sciences Institute Australia (ACU) Educational assessment provides evidence of what students have learned … Learn more

View The High-Tech Language of Emotions

The High-Tech Language of Emotions

The SELFIE Project, led by Professor Mills with Professor Len Unsworth, is making a difference to low SES primary students … Learn more

View Parental learning about play through social media. Computers in Education.

Parental learning about play through social media. Computers in Education.

McLean, K., Edwards, S. & Morris, H. (forthcoming). Community playgroup social media and parental learning about young children’s play. Computers … Learn more

View 10 Years of NAPLAN – National Improvements in Reading & Numeracy, Decline in Writing

10 Years of NAPLAN – National Improvements in Reading & Numeracy, Decline in Writing

The release of the annual NAPLAN results this week also marked ten years of NAPLAN testing. School students from around … Learn more

View MERGA Research Award

MERGA Research Award

The MERGA Research Award presentation. From Left Prof Jenette Bobis (MERGA Vice-President Research), Prof Vince Geiger (ACU), Prof Helen … Learn more

View Interview: Federal grant to research how kids interact in playgroup environments

Interview: Federal grant to research how kids interact in playgroup environments

Playgroups have often been a lifeline for parents and carers, providing social interaction not just for children but carers too. Learn more

View 2018 Divergent Award for Excellence in 21st Century Literacies

2018 Divergent Award for Excellence in 21st Century Literacies

The new Handbook of Writing, Literacies, and Education in Digital Cultures, which brings together 50 key thinkers in the field, … Learn more

View Reform initiatives for the improvement of teacher education in Germany: Theoretical background and a case study from the University of Hamburg

Reform initiatives for the improvement of teacher education in Germany: Theoretical background and a case study from the University of Hamburg

Speaker Professor Gabriele Kaiser – ACU Professorial Fellow Gabriele Kaiser holds a master’s degree as a teacher for mathematics and … Learn more

View Learning is an Emotionally Charged Experience

Learning is an Emotionally Charged Experience

What happens when students blog about their feelings as part of their coursework? And what happens to the social bonds … Learn more