Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Kasey Garrison

Dr Kasey Garrison

BASpan, MEd, PhDEd

Kasey began as a Lecturer in the School of Information Studies in January 2013.  She is a part of the Teacher Librarianship team and also the Coordinator of the Children's Specialisation for the Masters of Information Studies. Kasey earned her PhD in Education with a focus on Curriculum and Instruction from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, in the United States. Her dissertation research used a mixed methods design to investigate factors influencing the selection and collection development of multicultural children's literature in public libraries. Kasey has experience across school levels in the library as well as teaching Spanish and students with exceptionial learning needs.  She has also served as head librarian and manager for a special library and archives collection at Ohef Sholom Temple in Norfolk.

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  • The availability of culturally diverse literature in library collections for children and young adults
  • The quality and value of global literature for teaching and learning in libraries and schools
  • Reader response to global literature, including translated literature
  • The relationship between metacognition and the school library curriculum and teacher librarians' practices and beliefs about metacognition and metacognitive strategies

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Kasey teaches subjects related to Teacher Librarianship and children and youth services.

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  • SIS Research Management Committee
  • SIS School Board
  • International Association of School Librarianship
  • International Board on Books for Young People

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Publications

  • Spruce, R.S., & Garrison, K.L. (2016). Certifying celebrity in the school library: Self-regulated learning in practice.  School Libraries Worldwide, 22(1), 62-78. 
  • Kimmel, S.C., Forest, D.E., Suh, Y., & Garrison, K.L. (2016). Portrayals of the US in translated international literature: A cosmopolitan perspective.  Social Studies Research and Practice, 11(1), 1-19.
  • Forest, D.E., Garrison, K.L., & Kimmel, S.C. (2015.) "The university for the poor": Portrayals of class in translated children's literature. Teacher College Record, 117(2), 1-40.
  • Kimmel, S.C., Garrison, K.L., & Forest, D.E. (2015). "Immigrants of us all": Experiencing migration and movement through Batchelder Award-winning translated books. New Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship, 21(2), 113-132.
  • Garrison, K.L., & Carroll, M. (2015). Aptitudes, attitudes, and access: Educating future librarians in creating youth spaces. Proceedings for the 9th International Symposium on Library Services for Children and Young Adults, National Library for Children and Young Adults, Seoul, South Korea.  *Invited paper
  • Garrison, K.L. (2015). Awards with rewards: Implications and perceptions for collection development for youth.  Proceedings from the 44th International Association of School Librarians' Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Maastricht, Netherlands.
  • Garrison, K.L., & Spruce, R.S. (2015). Self-regulated learning in practice: A comparison of National Board Certified Teacher Librarians and non- National Board Certified Teacher Librarians in the United States. Proceedings from the 44th International Association of School Librarians' Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Maastricht, Netherlands.
  • Garrison, K.L., & Kimmel, S.C. (2014). Trends in translations: The Mildred L. Batchelder Award from 1997-2013. Bookbird: A Journal of International Children's Literature, 52(4), 30-44.
  • Garrison, K.L., Kimmel, S.C, & Forest, D.E. (2014). Curation in translation: Promoting global citizenship through literature. School Libraries Worldwide, 20(1), 70-96. 
  • Garrison, K. L., Kimmel, S.C., & Forest, D. E. (2014). "The realities of their world:" Engaging pre-service school librarians with global literature. Proceedings from the 43rd International Association of School Librarians' Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Moscow, Russia.
  • Kerby, M., Branch, J., Howard, J., & Garrison, K.L. (2014). Learning and sharing: A look at how collaboration and leadership/administration courses are taught in Australia, Canada, and the United States. Proceedings from the 43rd International Association of School Librarians' Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Moscow, Russia.
  • Forest, D., Kimmel, S.C., & Garrison, K.L. (2013). Launching youth activism with award-winning international literature. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 9(1). Retrieved from http://jolle.coe.uga.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Launching-Youth-Activism.pdf
  • Garrison, K.L., Forest, D.E., & Kimmel, S.C. (2013). Translated literature in your library: The Mildred L. Batchelder Award. Access, 27(4).
  • Burns, E.V., Kimmel, S.C., & Garrison, K.L. (2013). How common is Common?: An analysis of the "Recommended Text Exemplars." Teacher Librarian: The Journal for School Library Professionals, 41(1), 23-27.
  • Garrison, K.L., & Doll, C.A. (2013). Creating culturally relevant collections to support the Common Core: A framework for teacher librarians. Teacher Librarian: The Journal for School Library Professionals, 40(5), 14-18.
  • Kimmel, S.C., & Garrison, K.L. (2013). Pride and perseverance: Pursuing the doctorate degree for librarians. In C. Smallwood, K. Herrod, & V. Gubnitskaia (eds.), Continuing Education for Librarians: Essays on Career Improvement Through Workshops, Conferences, and More, (pp. 5-12). Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishers.
  • Doll, C.A., & Garrison, K.L. (2013). Voices of experience: Promoting acceptance of others. In J.C. Naidoo & S.P. Dahlen (eds.), Diversity in Youth Literature: Opening Doors Through Reading, (pp. 3-13). Chicago: ALA Editions. 
  • Garrison, K.L., & Spruce, R.S. (2013). "Learning to be a learner": Teacher librarians striving to teach lifelong skills. Proceedings from the 42nd International Association of School Librarians' Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia.
  • Garrison, K. L., Kimmel, S.C., & Forest, D. E. (2013). Reading across the world: Developing global citizenship through translated literature. Proceedings from the 42nd International Association of School Librarians' Annual Conference and the International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, Sanur, Bali, Indonesia.
  • Garrison, K.L. (2013). "This intense desire to know the world": Cultural competency as a personal and professional disposition. Proceedings for the 79th International Federation of Library Association General Conference and Assembly, Singapore.
  • Kimmel, S.C., Garrison, K.L., & Forest, D.E. (2012). "Traveling from language to language": Culture translated for youth. Proceedings of the 33rd International Congress, International Board on Books for Young People, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom. Retrieved from http://www.ibbycongress2012.org/ prdwl.php?doc=kimmel--garrison--forest.pdf.

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