Institute for Learning Sciences & Teacher Education

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Research interests

  • All aspects of literacy learning and development
  • Improving outcomes in high-school science by infusing subject-specific multiliteracy development
  • Systematic functional semiotics
  • Developing young children’s morpho-phonological awareness to improve literacy outcomes



Herrington, M. H., & Macken-Horarik, M. (2015). Linguistically informed teaching of spelling: Toward a relational approach. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, The, 38(2), 61.