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Dr Anne Thwaite

Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6138, Email: a.thwaite@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML16.122
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6138  
Email: a.thwaite@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML16.122  

 

Anne is a Lecturer for the School of Education in the Faculty of Education and Arts.

Professional Associations

  • 1994 - Australian Systemic Functional Linguistics Association (ASFLA)
  • 1994 - Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)
  • 1994 - Australian Literacy Educators' Association (ALEA)

Research Interests

  • Language in education
  • Knowledge about language (KAL)
  • Discourse analysis

Staff Qualifications

  • PhD, The University of Sydney .
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours, The University of Sydney, 1984 .

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • 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.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Thwaite, A., (2014), Teachers and teacher aides initiating five-year-olds into scienceTeachers and teacher aides initiating five-year-olds into science. Functional Linguistics, 1(6), na, Heidelberg, Germany, DOI: 10.1186/2196--?419X--?1--?6.
  • Thwaite, A., McKay, G., (2013), Five year olds doing science and technology: How teachers shape the conversation. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 36(1), 28-37.
  • 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

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Interactive Multimedia (imm), Readling, Learing Difficulties..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Student English Achievement, Attitude And Behaviour In Bilingual And Monolingual Schools In Aceh, Indonesia.
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