Skip to main content

Dr Nicole Green

Dr Nicole Green
Name Nicole Green
Position Senior Lecturer (Education)
Section School of Education
Office L439
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2809
Extension 2809
Qualifications PhD Alberta

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 )

Research interests
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.

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

Golden Key National Honour Society (Lifetime Membership)

Currently teaching courses/programs
EDE4012 Cross-cultural Communication in Early Childhood
EDO2104 Families and Society
EDU8000 Early Childhood Principles and Practices
EDU8011 Professional Culture, Dynamics and Change in ECE

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
12 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
6 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Program Coordinator, Early Childhood

Research most recent
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.

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.

Research most notable
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:

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.

Prochner, L., Cleghorn, A., & Green, N. (2008). Space considerations: Materials in the learning environment in three majority-world preschool settings. International Journal of Early Years Education, 16(3), 189-202.

Publications in ePrints

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]

Green, Nicole C. and Wolodko, Brenda and Foskey, Roslyn (2015) Social media-enabled learning: a review of the literature in higher education. In: Innovations in technology enhanced learning. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, pp. 63-84. ISBN 978-1-4438-6629-3

Reitano, Paul and Green, Nicole C. (2013) Beginning teachers' conceptual understandings of effective history teaching: examining the change from 'subject knowers' to 'subject teachers'. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 41 (2). pp. 197-217. ISSN 1359-866X

View full listing in ePrints

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 )

Research topics