Learning Sciences Institute Australia

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As a Research Assistant I provide research support within the research concentration Assessment, Evaluation and Student Learning. My duties include assisting with the organisation of academic events, as well as working on the ARC-funded project Effective teacher-based assessment adjustments for students with disability. In addition, I am currently holding a PhD scholarship within this ARC project, focusing on teacher-based assessment of students with disabilities in flipped classrooms.

On previous projects I have liaised with school principals and teachers in order to undertake research data collection in schools. I also have experience in conducting literature reviews and editing scientific papers.  My Master’s thesis focused on literature education in Europe and was part of an international research project funded by the European Union.

Research interests

  • Literacy
  • Literature education
  • Engagement
  • International comparative research

Master’s thesis

Slager, M. G. (2010). Lessons in literature: A comparative study into the literature curricula in secondary education in six European countries. Unpublished master’s thesis. University of Groningen, the Netherlands.