Barbara is a Lecturer for the School of Education in the Faculty of Education and Arts.
2014 - NSW English Teachers' Association
Chief Judge of The West Australian Young Writers' Competition
Secondary English curriculum
Writing with computers
Graduate Diploma in Public History, Murdoch University.
Post Grad Diploma, Murdoch University, 1991.
Master of Arts (Lit), The University of Western Australia, 1987.
Diploma in Education, The University of Western Australia, 1973.
Bachelor of Arts, The University of Western Australia, 1972.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Harris, B., (2011), Writing in schools with computers: What does it take to make it happen?. English in Australia, 46(1), 40-52, Australia.
Research Student Supervision
Doctor of Philosophy, The Influence Of Parents, English Teachers, Friends And Peer Group On West Australian Adolescents' Recreational Book Reading: Findings From The West Australian Study In Adolescent Book Reading (wasabr)
Master of Education, Institutional Experiences Of Female Child Migrants In Western Australia Between 1948 - 1955