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Professor Judith Rivalland

Emeritus Professor

Contact Information Email: j.rivalland@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO8.418
Staff Member Details
Email: j.rivalland@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO8.418  

 

Staff Qualifications

  • Master of Arts, United States of America, 1987 .
  • Bachelor of Education, The University of Western Australia, 1974 .
  • Diploma of Physical Education, The University of Western Australia, 1962 .

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Quality Talk: Talk for thinking, reading and writing,  Association of Independent Schools of WA,  AISWA - Grant,  2013 - 2014,  $29,784.
  • Supporting Students to improve their written literacy skills the middle and upper years primary schooling (Years 4-8),  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2006 - 2010,  $152,443.
  • Identification of Effective Models of Implementing Getting it Right in Secondary Schools,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2007 - 2009,  $42,093.
  • Literacy Intervention: Supporting students with literacy difficulties in the middle and upper years of primary schooling,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2005 - 2008,  $195,943.
  • The Identification of Resources to Support Children Learning to Read in the Early Years of School,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2007 - 2008,  $47,185.
  • The Identification of Resources to Support Children's Social and Emotional Development,  Department of Education and Training WA,  Grant,  2007 - 2008,  $47,185.
  • Data Informed Teaching Phase III: Utilising assessment to inform literacy teaching in the early years of schooling ,  Association of Independent Schools of WA,  AISWA - Grant,  2007,  $15,768.
  • Effective Teaching and Learning Practices Leading to Improved Literacy Outcomes in the Early Years of Schooling - RFT 957,  Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs,  Grant,  2001 - 2005,  $598,548.
  • Effective teaching and learning practices for students with learning difficulties initiative,  Department of Education, Science and Training,  Grant,  2004 - 2005,  $2,700.
  • Data-driven teaching: Utilising assessment to inform literacy teaching in the early years of schooling,  Association of Independent Schools of WA,  AISWA - Grant,  2004 - 2005,  $30,366.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Faulkner, V., Rivalland, J., Hunter, J., (2010), Caught in the middle: Improving writing in the middle and upper primary years. Traditions of writing research, 198-211, New York.

Journal Articles

  • Thwaite, A., Rivalland, J., (2009), How can analysis of classroom talk help teachers reflect on their practices?. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 32(1), 38-54, South Australia.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Multiple Readings In Multiple Choice Reading Tests ? A Study Of Year 11 Students? Reading Practices Of A Multiple Choice Reading Test.
  • Master of Education,  Professional Development: Teachers' Learning In Reading Recovery..
  • Bringing Children To Their Senses ? A Study Of The Influence Of Sensory Experience On Year 4 Children?s Writing.
  • The Nature And Provision Of Instruction In Summary Writing For Students From Years 6 To 10.
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