Information related to research interest "Children's Literature"
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Faculty of Education and Arts
Faculty of Education & Arts
Chair of Academic Board
Constructions of childhood; children's literature; children's literature and history; social and cultural issues in and of literature for young people; values education through literature for young people; children's literature and visual media.
: (03) 9953 3238 (Melbourne) : Margot.Hillel@acu.edu.au
Institute for Learning Sciences & Teacher Education
Len Unsworth is now Professor in Education at the Australian Catholic University in Sydney. In recent years he has held professorial posts at Griffith University, and the University of New England, and was formerly Head of the School of Development and Learning in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney. Len has been a chief investigator on six Australian Research Council funded Discovery and Linkage projects since 2005, which have included work on image-language relations in picture books, the nature and role of images in large-scale reading comprehension tests, students multimodal authoring using animation software, a good enough grammatics for English teaching in primary and secondary schools, pedagogies for cumulative learning in twenty first century schools, multiliteracies in senior high school science, and coding animated narratives in primary and secondary schools. Len's publications include Literacy learning and teaching (Macmillan, 1993), Researching language in schools and communities (Continuum, 2000), Teaching multiliteracies across the curriculum (Open University Press, 2001), [with Angela Thomas, Alyson Simpson and Jenny Asha] Teaching Children's Literature with Information and Communication Technologies (McGraw-Hill/Open University Press 2005), e-literature for Children and Classroom Literacy learning (Routledge, 2006), New Literacies and the English Curriculum (Continuum, 2008), Multimodal Semiotics (Continuum, 2008), [with Clare Painter and Jim Martin], Reading Visual Narratives (Equinox,2013) and [with Angela Thomas] English Teaching and New Literacies Pedagogy: Interpreting and authoring digital multimedia narratives. New (Peter Lang, 2014).
: 2738 (North Sydney) : Len.Unsworth@acu.edu.au
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