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AsPr Louise Paatsch

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Assoc Hos (Research & Res Training)

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 2007

Contact

Research interests

Research Interests

  • Development of pragmatic skills in school-aged children with hearing loss and their age-matched peers.
  • Teaching questions which facilitate the development of pre-school children's spoken language skills.
  • Home literacy practices of young children in pre-school and first year of school.
  • Language outcomes for school-aged children with hearing loss.
  • The role of teacher aides working in inclusive settings.
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HDR Supervision

 

HDR Supervisory Experience


 

Projects

Young Learners' Project (ARC Linkage - The University of Melbourne and Australian Scholarship Group).
Children with Hearing Impairment in Victoria Outcome Study (The Centre for Community & Child Health, Royal Children's Hospital and The University of Melbourne).
Conversational Skills of school-aged children with hearing loss.

Publications

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2017

Some trouble with repair: conversations between children with cochlear implants and hearing peers

A/Prof Louise Paatsch, A/Prof Dianne Toe

(2017), Vol. 19, pp. 49-68, Discourse studies, London, Eng., C1

journal
2016

An analysis of the role of teachers’ aides in a state secondary school: perceptions of teaching staff and teachers’ aides

Mrs Dianne Gibson, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, A/Prof Dianne Toe

(2016), Vol. 40, pp. 1-20, Australasian journal of special education, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal

The fine art of conversation: the pragmatic skills of school-aged children with hearing loss

A/Prof Louise Paatsch, A/Prof Dianne Toe

(2016), pp. 94-112, Oxford handbook of deaf studies in language, Oxford, Eng., B1

chapter

Renewing assessment practices: literacy teaching and learning in digital environments

Dr Anne Cloonan, Dr Kirsten Hutchison, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

(2016), Vol. 23, pp. 13-28, International journal of assessment and evaluation, Champaign, Ill., C1

journal

The development of pragmatic skills in children and young people who are deaf and hard of hearing

A/Prof Dianne Toe, Pasquale Rinaldi, Maria Cristina Caselli, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Amelia Church

(2016), pp. 247-269, Diversity in deaf education, Oxford, Eng., B1

chapter

A view through the long lens: pre-service teachers' perceptions of multi-campus course delivery

A/Prof Bernadette Walker-Gibbs, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Dr Janet Moles, A/Prof Bonnie Yim, Ms Terri Redpath

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 1-10, Journal of university teaching and learning practice, Wollongong, N.S.W., C1

journal
2015

Teachers’ aides working in secondary school settings: preparedness and professional learning

Mrs Dianne Gibson, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, A/Prof Dianne Toe, Dr Muriel Wells, Dr Shaun Rawolle

(2015), Vol. 4, pp. 71-87, Journal of education and learning, Ontario, Canada, C1

journal

Becoming a 21st century literacy teacher:provocations, perceptions and possibilities in teacher education

A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Dr Anne Cloonan, Dr Kirsten Hutchison

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 63-79, International journal of literacies, Champaign, Illinois, C1

journal

Improving schools: productive tensions between the local, the systemic and the global

Dr Shaun Rawolle, Dr Muriel Wells, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Coral Campbell

(2015), Singapore, A1

book

Strangely familiar: teacher-researchers rethinking literacy pedagogies in digital environments

Dr Kirsten Hutchison, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Dr Anne Cloonan

(2015), Vol. 23, pp. 11-29, International journal of literacies, Champaign, Ill., C1

journal
2014

A comparison of pragmatic abilities of children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their hearing peers

A/Prof Louise Paatsch, A/Prof Dianne Toe

(2014), Vol. 19, pp. 1-19, Journal of deaf studies and deaf education, Cary, North Carolina, C1

journal

Teacher practice: a spotlight on the use of feedback and conferencing in the first year of schooling

Mrs Maria Nicholas, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 130-152, Australian journal of teacher education, Perth, WA, C1

journal

Teachers researching their teaching: learning through practitioner inquiry

Dr Anne Cloonan, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Dr Muriel Wells

(2014), pp. 37-62, Becoming a Teacher of Language and Literacy, Cambridge, Eng., B1

chapter

Teacher and student agency in contemporary literacy classrooms

Dr Kirsten Hutchison, Dr Anne Cloonan, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

(2014), pp. 157-176, Becoming a teacher of language and literacy, Port Melbourne, Vic., B1

chapter

Innovating from the inside: teacher influence and the 'promisingness' of digital learning environments

Dr Anne Cloonan, Dr Kirsten Hutchison, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 582-592, E-learning and digital media, London, England, C1

journal

Inclusive literacy education

A/Prof Joanne O'Mara, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

(2014), pp. 99-116, Becoming a teacher of language and literacy, Cambridge, Eng., B1

chapter
2013

Young learners : teachers' questions and prompts as opportunities for children's language development

Janet Scull, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Bridie Raban

(2013), Vol. 7, pp. 69-91, Asia-Pacific journal of research in early childhood education, Seoul, Korea, C1

journal

The conversational skills of school-aged children with cochlear implants

A/Prof Dianne Toe, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 67-79, Cochlear implants international, Leeds, England, C1

journal
2012

Social and professional participation of individuals who are deaf : utilizing the psychosocial potential maximization framework

Paul G. Jacobs, P. Margaret Brown, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

(2012), Vol. 112, pp. 37-62, Volta review, Washington, D.C., C1

journal
2011

The mathematical and science skills of students who are deaf or hard of hearing educated in inclusive settings

Diane Vosganoff, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, A/Prof Dianne Toe

(2011), Vol. 13, pp. 70-88, Deafness and education international, West Yorkshire, U. K., C1

journal

Reimagining poetry : innovative literacies, national agendas and digital landscapes

Dr Anne Cloonan, Dr Kirsten Hutchison, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

(2011), pp. 81-98, Creating an Australian curriculum for English : national agendas, local contexts, Putney, NSW, B1

chapter
2010

Beliefs, practices, and expectations of oral teachers of the deaf

P. Margaret Brown, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

(2010), Vol. 12, pp. 135-148, Deafness & education international, Leeds, England, C1

journal

The communication skills used by deaf children and their hearing peers in a question-and-answer game context

A/Prof Dianne Toe, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

(2010), Vol. 15, pp. 228-241, Journal of deaf studies and deaf education, Cary, N. C., C1

journal
2006

Relationships among speech perception and language measures in hard-of-hearing children

Peter J. Blamey, Julia Z. Sarant, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

(2006), pp. 85-102, Advances in the spoken language development of deaf and hard-of-hearing children, New York, N.Y., B1-1

chapter

The effects of speech production and vocabulary training on different components of spoken language performance

A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Peter J. Blamey, Julia Z. Sarant, Catherine P. Bow

(2006), Vol. 11, pp. 39-55, Journal of deaf studies and deaf education, Cary, N.C., C1-1

journal
2004

Language outcomes for children with impaired hearing

Peter J. Blamey, Catherine P. Bow, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Julia Z. Sarant, Karyn Galvin

(2004), Vol. 26, pp. -, Australian and New Zealand journal of audiology, Bowen Hills, Qld., C1-1

journal

The effects of phonological and morphological training on speech perception scores and grammatical judgments in deaf and hard-of-hearing children

Catherine P. Bow, Peter J. Blamey, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Julia Z. Sarant

(2004), Vol. 9, pp. 305-314, Journal of deaf studies and deaf education, Cary, N.C., C1-1

journal

Separating the contributions of hearing, lexical knowledge and speech production to speech perception scores in children with hearing impairments.

A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Peter J. Blamey, Julia Z. Sarant, Lois Martin, Catherine P. Bow

(2004), Vol. 47, pp. 738-750, Journal of speech, language and hearing research, Rockville, Maryland, C1-1

journal

Grants

Other Public Sector Funding

Evaluating student use of technology in a one-to-one computing program

Dr Anne Cloonan, Dr Kirsten Hutchison, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

  • 2010: $12,000

A short cycle model for school improvement in Barwon South Network

Dr Shaun Rawolle, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Coral Campbell, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Dr Muriel Wells

  • 2012: $69,600
  • 2011: $46,400

Literacy and Numeracy Strategy - Literature Review

A/Prof Colleen Vale, A/Prof Damian Blake, Dr Glenn Auld, Dr Leicha Bragg, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Dr Trace Ollis, A/Prof Joanne O'Mara, Dr Sarah Ohi, Dr Gaye Williams

  • 2013: $54,420

Teacher talk in pre-school and early years of schooling classrooms: Building language and literacy in children from vulnerable communities - PILOT

Prof Andrea Nolan, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

  • 2014: $9,090

Thinking differently about practice: Developmental Play

Prof Andrea Nolan, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

  • 2016: $7,636
  • 2015: $8,181

Industry and Other Funding

An investigation of the role of text-based computer mediated conversations in facilitating peer relationships

A/Prof Dianne Toe, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

  • 2012: $27,614

Creative, Critical, Digital: Connecting Home and School Literacies

Dr Anne Cloonan, Dr Kirsten Hutchison, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

  • 2016: $8,545
  • 2015: $30,363
  • 2014: $63,636

International Baccalaureate: Assessment of Student' Aged 3-12 for Development and Learning

A/Prof Dianne Toe, A/Prof Bonnie Yim, A/Prof Josephine Lang, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Dr Brian Doig, Dr Wendy Jobling, Dr George Aranda

  • 2015: $36,586
  • 2014: $17,577

Building Early Language and Literacy

Prof Andrea Nolan, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Prof Bridie Raban

  • 2016: $19,675

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2015

Dianne Gibson

Thesis entitled: Teachers¿ aides training and professional learning in mainstream secondary schools

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Associate Supervisor
2017

Nicole Downes

Thesis entitled: An investigation of educator-child relationships and wellbeing of under 3-year-olds

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2016

Natalie Elizabeth Robertson

Thesis entitled: Children¿¿¿s Play: An Analysis of Involvement in Dramatic Play

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2014

Muna Mohamed Al Hammadi

Thesis entitled: Students with Vision Impairments in Higher Education, A UAE Case Study

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education