|Present||Lecturer, Southern Cross University ‐ School of Education|
- Creative Arts: Curriculum and Pedagogy
- Foundations: Creative Arts
|2014 ‐ Present||PhD, Southern Cross University ‐ School of Education|
|2012 ‐ 2013||Master of Arts and Entertainment Management, Deakin University, Australia|
|1985 ‐ 1989||B.Ed (Dance and Drama), Deakin University, Australia|
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Journal articles (1)
One Must Also be an Artist: Online Delivery of Teacher Education International Journal of Education & the Arts (2016)
The shift in teacher education from face-to-face delivery to Distance Education mode means that the current landscape for the preparation of specialist and generalist Arts teachers is both complex and challenging, particularly since there is ...
Understanding Assessment A/r/tographically to enhance teaching and learning SCU Scholarship of teaching symposium (2016)
In delivering an authentic Arts education experience to pre-service teachers we need to challenge artistically, scholarly and pedagogically. The limited time for delivery of content necessitates a strategic approach to assessment, which enhances learning, measures ...
Moving from Dance Generalist to Dance Expert: accessing the choreographic presence through engagement in Dance education practice. Australian Association of Research in Education (2016)
For the generalist pre-service primary teacher there is so much to learn. Each discipline possesses individual demands, requiring the acquisition of new knowledge, skills, language, curriculum and pedagogy. Emphasis placed on English and Mathematics as ...
E-bridging the E-Gap World Dance Alliance Asia-Pacific Dance Bridge 2015: Connectivity through dance (2015)
In the contemporary epoch, much attention has been given to the development of Online Dance Education in tertiary settings. The connectivity through dance, between student and lecturer is paramount in delivering high-quality education and yet ...
Using virtual choreography to inform virtual dance education The 17th Annual National Dance Education Organization Conference (2015)
There is a push amongst pre-service teacher undergraduate programs, in Australia to embrace online education as the most financially viable mode of delivery. Whilst there is opposition presented by arts academics there seems tobe limited ...
Does Art imitate life or does art explain reality before it is ‘ known’ ? Critical Autoethnography Conference 2015: The Art of Critical Autoethnography (2015)
It is hard to believe that a dance work, like ‘Jugular’, could have been so psychically accurate. As I choreographed the work I became aware that there was a multitude of meaning attached that was ...
Super-size me! Far North Early Childhood Australia, Far North Coast Annual Conference (2015)
‘Super-size me!’ is a movement/dance workshop encouraging participants to explore the concept of contrasts in movement. Participants can expect some discussion, some practical ideas, some non-threatening movement activities and hopefully, a lot of fun.
One must also be an Artist: Innovations and transformations in teacher education and the Arts The World Alliance for Arts Education Global Summit 2014 (2014)
The aim of education can be thought of as the creation of artists. Eisner, 2011Every first world nation pays lip service to the importance of the Arts in education, for the culture and for a ...