Information related to research method "Cultural-historical activity theory"

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  • Faculty of Education and Arts

  • Institute for Learning Sciences & Teacher Education

  • Professor Joce Nuttall

    Professor Joce Nuttall is Director of the Teacher Education research concentration in the Institute for Learning Sciences & Teacher Education, Faculty of Education and Arts, at ACU. Joce's research describes, implements and theorises effective interventions in professional learning in schools and early childhood settings, particularly in childcare. Most recently this work has focused on capacity building among educational leaders in early childhood and junior school settings, using system-wide analyses and actions. Joce has published over seventy books, book chapters and scholarly articles and is a regular presenter of keynote addresses at international conferences in the areas of teacher development, and early childhood curriculum and policy. Joce commenced at ACU in 2011 as a Principal Research Fellow.

    Phone : 03 9953 3532 (Melbourne) Email :

  • Nat Sch of Education

  • Dr Jennifer Martin

    Dr Jenny Martin's research program is concerned with promoting student and teacher agency for the wellbeing of individuals and the planet and extends to science education, education for sustainability, initial teacher education, teacher professional learning and pedagogical leadership. She is currently Research Fellow on the Australian Research Council Discovery Project, Learning-rich Leadership for Quality Improvement in Early Education, concerned with transformative practice and pedagogical leadership in early childhood contexts. Her expertise includes applications of positioning theory and cultural historical activity theory to education research, developmental work research, action research, participatory ethnography, cultural/discursive psychology and includes video-based research design.

    Jenny has published articles in the International Journal of Educational Research, Journal of Research in Science Teaching, Journal of Science Teacher Education, Research in Science Education, International Journal of Science Education, Learning, Cultural and Social Interaction, where she was also Guest-editor of a special issue on Agency and Learning, and articles and invited commentaries in Cultural Studies in Science Education.

    Phone : 3286 (Melbourne) Email :


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