Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Some of our recently graduated candidates

School of Education

NameDissertation Title
Dr Will AdlongEducation Through Mobilisation: Toward Climate Change Mitigation
Dr Lindy CavanaghThe Efficacy of a Preventative Intervention on Regional Young People's Attitudes and Intentions Towards Help-Seeking for Mental Health Issues
Dr Penny CookeThe Social Construction of Informal Adult Learning in Community-Based Environmental Groups
Dr Amanda DaviesThe Impact of simulation-based learning exercises on the development of decision making skills and professional identity in operational policing
Dr Tessa DafernAn Examination of Spelling Acquisition in the Middle and Upper Primary School Years
Dr Lysa DealtryNarratives of Starting School: Learning from Aboriginal Children, their Mothers, and their Educators
Dr Bob DuffyEarlier Coordination of Employment & Skills Development (E &SD) in post-conflict countries: A case study of Afghanistan to develop a model E & SD programme using Project Cycle Management & a Logical Framework Approach
Dr Sheena ElwickA philosophical-empirical interrogation of infant participation in research
Dr Judy GeevesFirst Year and Beyond: Beginning Primary School Teachers and Teaching Mathematics
Dr Wendy GoffPartnership at the Cultural Interface - How adults come together to support the mathematical learning of children making the transition to school
Dr Jane GreenleesLooking beyond the answer: The code-breaking world of mathematics assessment
Dr Kathryn HoppsIntersetting communication and the transition to school
Dr Cathy KaplunThe Starting School Study
Dr Amy MacDonaldContent, context, and representation: Children's measurement experiences and understandings at the start of school
Dr Nikki Masters"Put your seatbelt on, here we go!" The transition to school for children identified as gifted
Dr Kathleen MahonCritical praxis in higher education pedagogy
Dr Ken MeyerImagination in learning Electrical Physics
Dr Doris Santos'On new beginnings': Natality and (participatory) action research in higher education
Dr Brooke ScrivenThe Social Accomplishment of a Young Child's Digital Literacies in the Home

School of Teacher Education

NameDissertation Title
Dr Katherine BownAn Investigation of Influences on Politicians' Decision Making in Early Childhood Education and Care Policy in Australia
Dr Cynthia BoydPractice Fidelity and Sustainability of School Reform: A Study of the Schoolwide Enrichment Model in an Independant Elementary School
Dr Kate CroweMultilingual Children with Hearing Loss: Communication and Choice
Dr Tamara CummingMaking Visible Early Childhood Educators' Ways of Negotiating Complexity
Dr Kathryn EdgeworthDiscourses of inclusion and exclusion: Ethnic minority, Muslim and refugee students in rural schools
Dr Catherine FloresTeacher induction in Chile: A case study of policy and practice
Dr Kristina Gottschall'May you live normally ever after!' -  Popular film as pedagogy: Youth, subjectivity and Australian cinema
Dr Christine Grima-FarrellIdentifying factors that bridge the research-to-practice gap in inclusive education: An analysis of six case studies
Dr Noelene HickeyTracking double degree university students'€™ transitions, career development and professional choices in a rural Bachelor of Nursing program
Dr Erin HunterONE FOOT IN BOTH WORLDS: Providing a City Education for Indigenous Australian Children from a Very Remote Community - A Case Study
Dr Rachael HutchessonLiving the Label: Youth work, young people, being 'at risk' and community based (arts/sports) programs
Dr Jane McCormackThe extent and experience of childhood speech impairment
Dr Rebecca MilesPractising Place and ˜Learning to Love the World€™: An Exploration of Place, Knowledge and Practice in Environmental Education
Dr Janet MolesThe experiences of overseas-born, ethnic minority early childhood student teachers in New Zealand
Dr John RaePractising Creativity: An Arts-Based Investigation of Creativity in Professional Practice, with Specific Reference to Public Health Services
Dr Andrea Salamon  Conceptions of infants' capabilities: The nexus between conecptions, practices, and infants' lived experiences
Dr Tina StratigosA case study of belonging for an infant in family day care
Dr Tyre TrezThe Successful Acquisition of Second Languages Through Dual Language Immersion: A Case Study
Dr Sarah VerdonEmbracing Diversity, Creating Equality: Supporting the Speech, Language and Communication of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children
Dr Matt WinsladeThe changing discursive underpinnings of NSW PDHPE and the impact on teacher professional identity
Dr Lucia Zundans-FraserSelf-Organisation in Course Design : A Collaborative, Theory-Based Approach to Course Development in Inclusive Education

School of Information Studies