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Dr Marianne Knaus

Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6433, Mobile: 0401 360 896, Email: m.knaus@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML16.221
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6433  
Mobile: 0401 360 896  
Email: m.knaus@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML16.221  

 

Marianne is a lecturer in Early Childhood Studies at the School of Education in the Faculty of Education and Arts.

Current Teaching

  • ECM4101
  • ECM2260
  • ECM3260
  • IPP1260
  • ECE5197

Background

Marianne has experience working in a wide variety of early childhood settings including preschools, childcare centres and schools in QLD and NSW. As a TAFE teacher, Marianne taught in the Children’s Services programs for 11 years. Marianne was employed at the University of New England in Armidale NSW before moving to Perth, WA.

Professional Associations

  • OMEP: Organisation Mondiale pour l’Education Prescolaire (World Organisation for Early childhood Education of WA) - President of WA chapter
  • ECA: Early Childhood Australia – Member
  • WCIT: West Coast Institute of TAFE – Board member

Staff Qualifications

  • PhD (Doctoral Degree), The University of New England, 2010 .
  • B (Bachelor Degree), The University of New England, 2004 .

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Mathematics education in early childhood settings,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2014,  2014 - 2015,  $20,000.
  • Development of child and parent centre initiative WA,  Department of Education WA,  Department of Education - Tender,  2012 - 2013,  $45,455.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Books

  • Knaus, M., Gould, T., (2014), The Little Book of Maths Outdoors. Little Books, 58, Albert Park, Australia.
  • Knaus, M., Featherstone, S., (2014), The Little Book of Maths Songs and Games. Little Books, 55, Albert Park, Australia.
  • Knaus, M., Griffiths, N., (2014), Maths from Stories. Little Books, 59, Albert Park, Australia.
  • Knaus, M., Featherstone, S., (2014), The Little Book of Maths activities. Little Books, 54, Albert Park, Australia.
  • Knaus, M., Beswick, C., (2014), The little Book of Colour, Shape and Number. Little Books, 60, Albert Park, Australia.
  • Knaus, M., Beswick, C., (2014), The Little Book of Counting. Little Books, 60, Albert Park, Australia.
  • Knaus, M., (2013), Maths is all around you: Developing mathematical concepts in the early years., 112, Albert Park, VIC, Australia.

Journal Articles

  • Knaus, M., (2009), Recognising a Child?s Perspective of Time in Daily Practice. New Zealand Research in Early Childhood Education, 12(2009), 23-32, New Zealand.
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