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About Dr Peter J. Cook

Peter J. Cook PhD, MAEMgt, BEd
Peter J. Cook is the Associate Deputy Vice Chancellor (Students) at Southern Cross University (SCU), Queensland, Australia and Lecturer in Arts Education in the School of Education. Peter has a long record of successful Arts teaching experience and curriculum implementation with students from selective, Performing Arts and comprehensive schools in primary, secondary, tertiary and early childhood sectors. In these settings Peter has merged his expertise in choreography, directing and teaching developing students in, with and through the Arts, with a particular focus on Dance.His experience has included choreographing original and commissioned works, and directing for stage and television within a variety of Performing Arts genres and with a range of performers. Peter's research interests are in dance and Creative education across the curriculum and working in the methodology of A/r/tography. Peter PhD was titled "Understanding the choreographic practice in an artful, digital Dance education".

Positions

Present Lecturer, Southern Cross University School of Education
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Courses

  • Creative Arts: Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Foundations: Creative Arts

Education

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2014 - Present PhD, Southern Cross University ‐ School of Education
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2012 - 2013 Master of Arts and Entertainment Management, Deakin University, Australia
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1985 - 1989 B.Ed (Dance and Drama), Deakin University, Australia
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Contact Information

Locked Mail Bag 4
Coolangatta QLD
Australia 4225
Phone: (+61 7) 5589 3228

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Book chapters (4)

Journal articles (2)

Conferences (19)