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Dr Anne Thwaite

Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6138, Email: a.thwaite@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML16.122
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 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

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,  $47,185.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Thwaite, A., (2018), Talking about Language in a Diverse Urban Community. Talking the Talk: Snapshots from Australian Classrooms, 63-74, Sydney, New South Wales, Primary English Teaching Association.

Journal Articles

  • Thwaite, A., (2015), Pre-service teachers linking their metalinguistic knowledge to their practice: a functional approach. Functional Linguistics, 2(4), 17p., Germany, SpringerOpen, DOI: 10.1186/s40554-015-0019-4.
  • Thwaite, A., (2015), Using the Multimodal Analysis Video Program for Register Analysis: A Preliminary Study. TESOL International, 10(1), 110-125, China, ELE publishing.
  • Thwaite, A., (2014), Teachers and teacher aides initiating five-year-olds into science. Functional Linguistics, 1(6), online, Heidelberg, Germany, Springer, DOI: 10.1186/2196-419X-1-6.
  • Thwaite, A., (2014), Exploring Critical Literacy with Pre-Service Teachers: An example from Australia. Entreletras, 5(2), 194-211, Araguaina, Brazil, Universidade Federal do Tocantins.

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
  • Master of Education,  TEACHERS' PERSPECTIVES ON THE IDENTIFICATION OF, AND PROVISIONS FOR, GIFTED AND TALENTED ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE STUDENTS
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