Information related to research interest "Reflective Practice"

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Supervisors with this research interest

  • Faculty of Education and Arts

  • Nat Sch of Education

  • Dr Mellita Jones

    Mellita's research is focused on effective pedagogies for teaching, learning and assessment, particularly in the areas of teacher education, and science education for a more just and equitable world. Mellita's research is predominantly qualitative with some work in mixed methods as well. She is particularly concerned with the use of critical reflective practice, and this informs her work with practising and preservice teachers in these areas.


    Phone : (03) 5336 5372 (Ballarat) Email : mellita.jones@acu.edu.au

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  • Dr Karen Joy McLean

    Dr Karen McLean (PhD; MEd, BEd; DipTeach) is a Lecturer in Education at Australian Catholic University. Karen's research interests are focused on literacy and technology in the early years of education, including pedagogical approaches, play based learning and digital technologies. Her PhD research explored the symbiotic relationship between literacy and technology in the early years of education. Karen's current research involves examining the role of supported playgroups in schools. Her work in this area explores how school-based playgroups can support the development of community connections for children and families and provide increased opportunities for relevant play-based learning experiences. Other research includes the investigation of stakeholder perspectives on belonging,home learning and children's play through participation in supported playgroups and the exploration of pedagogical approaches to science and literacy in kindergarten.

    Phone : 5420 (Ballarat) Email : karen.mclean@acu.edu.au

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  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Nat Sch Physiotherapy

  • Dr Maria Constantinou

    Dr Maria Constantinou (PhD, MPhSt(Sports), BPhty, GradCertEd) is an Academic and an Australian registered physiotherapist with extensive clinical, teaching and research experience. She is the Secretary on the Executive Board of the International Federation of Sports Physical Therapy and a National Sports Physiotherapy Australia committee member. Maria has extensive clinical experience, having worked as a Sports Physiotherapist at a number of major sporting events including the Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 Olympic Games, the Vancouver Winter 2010 Olympic Games, the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games and the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games. Maria was the Polyclinic and Team Physiotherapy Programs Coordinator for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Her interests comprise the prevention and management of sports injuries, sports and therapeutic taping, reflective practice in health education and gait and function in hip osteoarthritis, which was the focus of her PhD studies. Maria's publications include the book Therapeutic Taping for Musculoskeletal Conditions (Elsevier) which has been translated into several languages.

    Phone : 7590 (Brisbane) Email : Maria.Constantinou@acu.edu.au

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