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Dr Nicole Green

Name Nicole Green
Position Senior Lecturer (Education)
Section School of Education
Office Work from home
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2809
Extension 2809
Email
Qualifications PhD Alberta

I am a curriculum inquirer interested in the experiences of curriculum planned and enacted, and the meaning of those experiences for teachers, children and families.


Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori) ( 130102 )
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators ( 130313 )
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy ( 130200 )
  • Early Childhood Education ( 390302 )
  • Teacher Education And Professional Development Of Educators ( 390307 )
  • Curriculum And Pedagogy ( 390100 )
  • Education Systems ( 390300 )

Research interests
Children born very preterm and their experiences of transitioning to school; Investigating a national history curriculum in early primary settings; social media enabled environments and teacher education pedagogy; professional learning and early childhood teachers in rural and remote settings; space and place theory.

Professional memberships
Queensland Early Childhood Teacher Education Network

Industry affiliations
International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (IAACS), Executive Member

Golden Key National Honour Society (Lifetime Membership)

Currently teaching courses/programs
ECF2200 Relating with Families
ECF3100 Contemporary Approaches to Infant and Toddler Curriculum and Pedagogy
ECP3200 Early Scientific Thinking and Inquiry
EDM8017 Relating and Inquiring in Infant and Toddler Education and Care Contexts

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
16 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
6 Years

Research most recent
Boyd, W., Green, N.C. and Jovanovic, J. (2021). Learning and Teaching in Early Childhood. Cambridge University Press: Melbourne.

Green, N.C. and Tzuo, P.W. (2018). Relationships between families and schools: Fostering communication and collaboration. In Quek, C.L. & Wong, A. (Eds). Engaging Beginning Teachers (2nd edition) (pp. 247-273). Pearson Education.

Green, N.C., Stewart, C. and Wolodko, B. (2018). Vulnerability: An uncomfortable means to a positive place. In Garvis, S. and Black, A. (Eds). Metaphors, manifestos, angst and agency: Listening to and learning from women’s lived experience in academe.


Research most notable
Green, N.C and Turner, M.A. (2017). Creating Children’s Spaces, Children Co-Creating Place. Special Issue: Rethinking the ludic: Imagining Play as Otherwise, Journal of Childhood Studies, 42 (3), 27-39.

Green, N.C., Wolodko, B. and Foskey, R. (2015). Social media-enabled learning: A review of the literature in higher education. In Bacon, E. (Ed.) Innovations in Technology Enhanced Learning. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Green, N.C, Noone, G. and Nolan, A. (2013). Contemporary paradigms of rural teaching: The significance of place, Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 23(1), 91-116.

Wolodko, B., Stewart, C., Green, N.C., Edwards, H., Brooks, M. and Littledyke, R. (2013). Shifting mindsets within: Self-study of professional learning. In Willems, J. Tynan, B. and James, R. (Eds.). Global challenges and perspectives in blended and distance learning (pp. 191-201). Hershey, PA: IGI Global, Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global).

Green, N.C., Wolodko, B., Stewart, C.,Edwards, H., Brooks, M., and Littledyke, R. (2012). Collaborative self-study of online teaching in early childhood education. International Journal for Academic Development, 1-12.

Green, N. C. and Nolan, A. (2011). Preparing the Australian early childhood workforce for rural and remote settings: A review of the literature. Australian Journal of Teacher Education: 36(12), Available: http://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/vol36/iss12/7

Green, N.C., Edwards, H., Wolodko, B., Stewart, C., Brooks, M. and Littledyke, R. (2010). Reconceptualising higher education pedagogy in online learning, Distance Education, 31(3), 257–273.

Green, N.C., Reitano, P. and Dixon, M. (2010). Teaching and learning History in primary schools: Pedagogical shifts, complexities and opportunities. International Journal of Learning, 17(8), 307-320.


Publications in ePrints

Christopher, Vicki ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8402-3714 and Turner, Michelle and Green, Nicole (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, Michelle and Green, Nicole (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 and Tzuo, Pei Wen (2018) Relationships between families and schools: fostering communication and collaboration. In: Engaging beginning teachers, 3rd ed. Pearson Education South Asia, Singapore, pp. 211-231. ISBN 9789813133761

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

Dixon, Mary and Green, Nicole and Reitano, Paul and Senior, Kim and Taylor, Tony and Winter, Satine and Sahr, Rebecca (2015) Moments in time: investigating the Australian history curriculum in primary classrooms: final report 2015. Project Report. Deakin University , Victoria, Australia. [Report]

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori) ( 130102 )
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators ( 130313 )
  • Early Childhood Education ( 390302 )
  • Teacher Education And Professional Development Of Educators ( 390307 )
  • Curriculum And Pedagogy ( 390100 )
  • Education Systems ( 390300 )


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