Annamaria is a Lecturer at the School of Education.
Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2013.
Bachelor of Education (Music Studies), Edith Cowan University, 1993.
Recent Research Grants
Using songs and chants to foster primary school children's English language acquisition in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam - a case study, Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training, VIED - Scholarship,
2017 - 2021, $60,000.
The study on the curriculum of Business English major for Business English major undergraduates in Vietnam, Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training, VIED - Scholarship,
2016 - 2020, $120,000.
Teaching speaking to EFL engineering students in a Vietnamese university: Implications for EFL curriculum development, Vietnam International Education Development of the Ministry of Education and Training, VIED - Scholarship,
2017 - 2020, $60,000.
A model for re-establishing Languages education in Western Australia using Content
and Language Integrated Learning, Edith Cowan University, ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2018,
2018 - 2019, $10,000.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Paolino, A., Lummis, G., (2015), Orff Shulwerk as a pedagogical tool for the effective teaching of Italian to upper primary students in Western Australia. Babel, 50(1), 12-23, Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations.
Lummis, G., Morris, J., Paolino, A., (2014), An Investigation of Western Australian Pre-Service Primary Teachers' Experiences and Self-Efficacy in The Arts. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39(5), 50-64, Australia, Social Science Press.