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Mr Nathan Lowien

Mr Nathan Lowien
Name Nathan Lowien
Position Lecturer (English Curriculum and Pedagogy)
Section School of Education
Office A232
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4503
Extension 4503
Qualifications BEd USQ , GCertScaffEng Canberra , MEd Canberra

Nathan lectures in English Curriculum and Pedagogy at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ). He is currently undertaking a Master of Philosophy. Nathan has an interest in educational semiotics and multimodal texts. He has previously completed a Master of Education and a Graduate Certificate in ESOL at the University of Canberra. During his time at the University of Canberra he received three Dean¿s Excellence Awards and was awarded a membership to the Golden Key International Honour Society for performing in the top 15% of the University during 2012. Nathan has worked as a teacher in both Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory.

Publications in ePrints

Barton, Georgina and Lowien, Nathan and Hu, Yijun (2021) A critical semiotic investigation of Asian stereotypes in the short film Bao : implications for classroom practice. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 44 (1). pp. 5-17. ISSN 1038-1562

Kerby, Martin ORCID: and Baguley, MargaretORCID: and Lowien, Nathan and Ayre, Kay (2019) Australian not by blood, but by character: soldiers and refugees in Australian children's picture books. In: The Palgrave handbook of artistic and cultural responses to war since 1914: the British Isles, the United States and Australasia. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 309-326. ISBN 978-3-319-96985-5

Lowien, Nathan (2016) ‘It’s easy!’: scaffolding literacy for teaching multimodal texts. Literacy Learning: The Middle Years, 24 (1). pp. 38-52. ISSN 1320-5692

Lowien, Nathan (2016) The semiotic construction of values in the videogame Watch Dogs. English in Australia, 51 (2). pp. 41-51. ISSN 0155-2147