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Dr Michelle Turner

Name Michelle Turner
Position Lecturer (Early Childhood Education)
Section School of Education
Office G418
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1202
Extension 1202
Email
Qualifications DipT(Primary) MPCAE , BEdSt Qld , GDipEdCouns SAIT , GDipEd(EC) QUT , MLAD USQ , PhD USQ

PhD: Doctoral thesis accepted for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in 2017. Title: Uttering the unspoken: Early childhood educators' conceptions of the impact of regulation on their profession.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified ( 130399 )
  • Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori) ( 130102 )
  • Early Childhood Education ( 390302 )
  • Teacher And Student Wellbeing ( 390412 )
  • Teacher Education And Professional Development Of Educators ( 390307 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education ( 390400 )
  • Education Systems ( 390300 )

Research interests
Early childhood education
Social justice and inclusion in early childhood settings
Teacher and student wellbeing
Teacher education and professional development of educators

Professional memberships
Queensland College of Teachers - Registered Teacher
Early Childhood Teachers Association
Early Childhood Australia
Australian Association for Research in Education
Australian Research Alliance for Children & Youth

Currently teaching courses/programs
Currently Course Examiner for:
Undergraduate
ECF1100 Foundations of Early Childhood
EDE2010 Childhood, Play, and Play-based Learning
EDE3009 Professional Practices in Early Childhood
MELT
EDM8018 Leading in Early Childhood
Supervision
EDR8061 Masters of Education Project 2

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
10 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
30 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Early Years Specialist Convenor



Publications in ePrints

Christopher, Vicki ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8402-3714 and Turner, MichelleORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4605-9860 and Green, NicoleORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2117-3504 (2022) Educator perceptions of early learning environments as places for privileging social justice in rural and remote communities. Education Sciences, 12 (1):40.

Christopher, Vicki ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8402-3714 and Turner, MichelleORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4605-9860 and Green, NicoleORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2117-3504 (2020) Social justice in the early childhood context: Educator voices. In: Early Childhood Voices Conference 2020 (ECV2020), 16-20 Nov 2020, Bathurst, Australia.

Christopher, Vicki ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8402-3714 and Turner, MichelleORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4605-9860 and Green, NicoleORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2117-3504 (2019) Educator perceptions of early learning environments as places and spaces for privileging social justice in rural areas. In: Education for a socially just world: Australian Association for Research in Education Conference 2019 (AARE 2019), 1-5 Dec 2019, Brisbane, Australia.

Green, Nicole ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2117-3504 and Turner, MichelleORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4605-9860 (2017) Creating children’s spaces, children co-creating place. Journal of Childhood Studies, 42 (3). pp. 27-39. ISSN 2371-4107

Turner, Michelle ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4605-9860 (2017) Uttering the unspoken: early childhood educators' conceptions of the impact of regulation of their profession. [Thesis (PhD/Research)]

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified ( 130399 )
  • Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori) ( 130102 )
  • Early Childhood Education ( 390302 )
  • Teacher And Student Wellbeing ( 390412 )
  • Teacher Education And Professional Development Of Educators ( 390307 )
  • Specialist Studies In Education ( 390400 )
  • Education Systems ( 390300 )


Research topics