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Faculty of Education and Arts
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Dr Amanda Gutierrez is a Senior Lecturer in English/literacy and Teacher Professional Practice. She also works across multiple local and international partnership projects. She comes from a secondary English teaching background and has taught and held school leadership positions in Western Australia, South Australia and Victoria. She completed her MEd titled "'Empowering' Indigenous students in a critical literacy classroom" while teaching in Northwest WA.
In 2014 she completed her PhD 'Critical literacy in Australia: affordances, tensions and hybridizations'. This focused on the ways critical literacy is constructed in academic texts, curriculum documents in Victoria and Queensland and in teacher discourse/practice in these two states.
Amanda has worked and published in the area of critical literacy and digital games as well as completed a systematic review on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literacy programs.
She also researches in the area of professional experience and partnerships, in particular models of partnerships and professional becoming within these settings. She has led research projects investigating pre-service teacher professional becoming in partnership models and has published in this area.
Dr Gutierrez also coordinates an international partnership project between ACU and the Monastic Education Development Group in Myanmar.
: 0738616286 (Brisbane) : Amanda.Gutierrez@acu.edu.au
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