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Dr Katie Burke

Dr Katie Burke
Name Katie Burke
Position Senior Lecturer (Education)
Section School of Education
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4316
Extension 4316
Email
Qualifications GDipEd UNE , MEd USQ , PhD USQ

Katie Burke is a Senior Lecturer in Arts Curriculum and Pedagogy in Initial Teacher Education at the University of Southern Queensland. Katie is known for her research and practice into enhancing online learning for creative and authentic engagement, including her innovative online pedagogy of care, developed to meet the challenges of facilitating online learning, particularly in the creative arts. Her contributions to scholarship in this domain include the facilitation of a national Community of Practice with online arts educators, and her research, scholarship and practice has resulted in the receipt of a National teaching citation, alongside a Faculty research award. Katie is also the Academic Integrity Officer for the School of Education.


Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Higher Education ( 130103 )
  • Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy ( 130201 )
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators ( 130313 )
  • Teacher Education And Professional Development Of Educators ( 390307 )
  • Higher Education ( 390303 )
  • Creative Arts ( 390101 )
  • Education Systems ( 390300 )
  • Curriculum And Pedagogy ( 390100 )

Research interests
Creative Arts Education
Online learning
Pedagogical Care
Alternative Education
Sociocultural theory

Professional memberships
Australian Teacher Education Association
Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia

Industry affiliations
Hervey Bay Future School Academic Advisor and Committee Member
Regional Arts Development Fund Committee Member - Fraser Coast

Currently teaching courses/programs
EDX1250 Arts Curriculum and Pedagogy
EDM8006 Curriculum and Pedagogical Studies 2: Arts and Tecnologies

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
15 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
6 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Academic Integrity Officer (School of Education)

Research most recent
Burke, K. M., & Fanshawe, M. (2021). The Value of Praxis-Based Assessment to Stimulate Practical Engagement and Classroom Readiness in Online Initial Teacher Education. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 46(10). https://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/vol46/iss10/6
Tualaulelei, E., Burke, K., Fanshawe, M., & Cameron, C. (2021). "You can't count on the clicks: Mapping pedagogical touchpoints for online student engagement". Active Learning in Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1177/1469787421990847

Burke, K. (2020). “How can the creative arts possibly be taught online?” Perspectives and experiences of online educators in higher education. Asia Pacific Journal of Teacher Education. 49(3), 347-361
https://doi.org/10.1080/1359866X.2020.1777531


Research most notable
Burke, K. & Cleaver, D. (2019). The art of home education: An investigation into the impact of context on arts teaching and learning in home education, Cambridge Journal of Education, 49(6), 771-788 https://doi.org/10.1080/0305764X.2019.1609416


Publications in ePrints

Barton, Georgina ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2703-238X and Burke, KatieORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1086-8981 and Freebody, Peter (2022) Disciplinary Literacies In The Arts: Semiotic Explorations of Teachers’ Use of Multimodal and Aesthetic Metalanguage. International Journal of Education and the Arts, 23 (8). pp. 1-22.

Burke, Katie ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1086-8981 (2022) How do homeschoolers approach creative arts learning and how can they be supported? Developing a flexible framework for homeschool contexts. British Educational Research Journal. pp. 1-22. ISSN 0141-1926

Fanshawe, Melissa ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7399-7663 and Burke, KatieORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1086-8981 (2022) 'I got a badge!' Using badges to promote student engagement. ASCILITE.

Burke, Katie ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1086-8981 (2022) The homeschool choice: Parents and the privitization of education [Book review]. Children and Society. pp. 1-2. ISSN 0951-0605

Burke, Katie ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1086-8981 and Larmar, Stephen (2021) Acknowledging another face in the virtual crowd: Reimagining the online experience in higher education through an online pedagogy of care. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 45 (5). pp. 601-615. ISSN 0309-877X

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Higher Education ( 130103 )
  • Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy ( 130201 )
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators ( 130313 )
  • Teacher Education And Professional Development Of Educators ( 390307 )
  • Higher Education ( 390303 )
  • Creative Arts ( 390101 )
  • Education Systems ( 390300 )
  • Curriculum And Pedagogy ( 390100 )