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Dr Michelle Turner

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(Prim) MPCAE , BEdSt Qld , GDipEdCouns SAIT , GDipEd(EC) QUT , MLAD USQ , PhD USQ

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified ( 130399 )
  • Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori) ( 130102 )

Research interests
Early childhood educator's professional identity development.
Social justice and inclusion in early childhood settings

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
ECL1100 Language Development and Early Literacy Learning
EDE2010 Childhood, Play, and Play-based Learning
EDE3009 Professional Practices in Early Childhood
MOLT
EDM5010 Literacy Learning in the Early Years

Supervision
EDU5760 Professional Studies
EDR8061 Masters of Education Project 2

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
10 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
30 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Early Childhood Convenor



Publications in ePrints

Green, Nicole and Turner, Michelle (2017) Creating children’s spaces, children co-creating place. Journal of Childhood Studies, 42 (3). pp. 27-39. ISSN 2371-4107

Turner, Michelle (2017) Uttering the unspoken: early childhood educators' conceptions of the impact of regulation of their profession. [Thesis (PhD/Research)]

Turner, Michelle and Noble, Karen (2015) Phenomenographic elaboration: arts-based inquiry as a complement to data collection and analysis. In: Annual International Australian Association for Research in Education Conference 2015 (AARE 2015), 29 Nov-3 Dec 2015, Fremantle, Western Australia.

McGill, Michele and Findlay, Yvonne and Turner, Michelle and McIlveen, Peter and Jasman, Anne (2012) A case for case: exploring the use of case studies in an on-line context. In: Australian Association for Research in Education Annual Conference (AARE 2011): Researching Across Boundaries, 27 Nov-1 Dec 2011, Hobart, Australia.

Arden, Catherine H. and Baguley, MargaretORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0098-6378 and Danaher, Patrick AlanORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2289-7774 and Davies, Andrew and De George-Walker, Linda and Fogarty, Roderick J. and Henderson, Robyn and Matthews, Karl J. and Jones, Janice and McIlveen, Peter and McLennan, Brad and Midgley, Warren and Noble, Karen and Oliver, Mark E. and Peel, Karen and Turner, Michelle and Tyler, Mark A. (2012) Analysing approaches to constructing capacities. In: Constructing capacities: building capabilities through learning and engagement. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, pp. 4-30. ISBN 1-4438-4179-X

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified ( 130399 )
  • Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori) ( 130102 )


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.