Information related to research interest "Early childhood cyber-safety education"

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  • Faculty of Education and Arts

  • Institute for Learning Sciences & Teacher Education

  • Professor Susan Edwards

    Professor Edwards conducts research in the field of early childhood education, specifically focussed on young children's learning in contemporary times. Her research considers the role and use of digital technologies by young children, families and educators. This includes digital play, young children's health and wellbeing using technologies, and cyber-safety education in the early years. Professor Edwards is also interested in examining the role of play-based learning and intentional teaching in early childhood curriculum and pedagogy. Professor Edwards draws on sociocultural and cultural historical theory, practice theory and philosophy of technology to inform her work. Current candidates working with Professor Edwards are researching: teacher imagination in children's play; joint-mediated engagement between infants, toddlers and parents using digital media; and, the role of loose-object play in children's learning outcomes.

    Phone : (Melbourne) Email : suzy.edwards@acu.edu.au

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