Dr Sarah Ohi

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer in Education (Language and Literacy Education)

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

sarah.ohi@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 43747

Research interests

Language and Literacy Development in the Early Years
New Technologies and Literacy Pedagogical Practices in the Early Years
The Transition of Pre-school children into the Primary School
Building effective partnerships between teachers, parents and children.
The operation of the Research-Policy-Praxis Nexus.
Improving Higher Education
Improving On-line learning, Teaching and Research

Teaching interests

ECE762 Language and Literacy in the Early Years                                          ECE230 Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood
ECL210 Multiliterate Learners in Early Years Environments
ECL310 Developing Language and Literacy: The Middle Years

Projects

2013 The Intercultural Understanding in Primary & Secondary Schools Project,Halse,C(CI),Mansouri,F,Arrowsmith,C(RMIT),Moss,J.,Paradies,Y., Arber,R,Charles,C.,Cloonan,A.,Nida,D.(UWS),Ohi,S.,O’Mara,J.,Priest,N.(MU).The Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant www.interculturalunderstanding.org

2013 The Literacy and Numeracy Strategy, Literature Review, DEECD, Vic. Kostogriz,A. (CI), Vale,C. (CI), Auld,G., Blake,D., Bragg,L., Ohi,S., Ollis,T., O’Mara,J., Paatsch,L., Williams, G.

2012 Implications of the restructuring of Early Childhood Education for Teacher Professional Development, Ohi,S. & Yim,B.
2011-2013 Pilot Statewide Professional Mentoring Program for Early Childhood Teachers (Deakin/VU partnership, Funded by DEECD) Nolan, A., Morrissey,A., Aitken, J., Doig,B., Hamm,C., Hunt,J., Laskey,L.,Ohi,S.,Rouse,L.


2011-2012 Developing Essential Language and Literacy Tools for Early Childhood Education, Deakin University.
2010-2012 Investigating the Role of Early childhood Teachers in the Research Policy Praxis Nexus; A focus upon Language and Literacy in Early Childhood.
2010 Enhancing On-line Teaching and Learning through Research.
2010 A Day in the Life of an Early Childhood Educator.

Publications

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2017

An analysis of the use of autobiographical narrative for teachers’ intercultural learning

Dr Anne Cloonan, Ms Brandi Nichole Fox, Dr Sarah Ohi, Prof Christine Halse

(2017), Vol. 28, pp. 131-144, Teaching education, London, Eng., C1

journal
2016

Building a model of support for preschool children with speech and language disorders

Dr Natalie Robertson, Dr Sarah Ohi

(2016), Vol. 5, pp. 173-181, Journal of education and learning, Toronto, Ont., C1

journal
2014

A day in the life of an early childhood teacher: identifying the confronting issues and challenges that arise

Dr Sarah Ohi

(2014), Vol. 5, pp. 1008-1018, Creative Education, Irvine, California, C1

journal

Supporting intercultural engagement in literacy education

Dr Anne Cloonan, A/Prof Joanne O'Mara, Dr Sarah Ohi

(2014), pp. 83-98, Becoming a teacher of language and literacy, Port Melbourne, Vic., B1

chapter
2013

Literacy in early childhood and primary education : issues, challenges and solutions

Claire McLachlan, Tom Nicholson, Ruth Fielding-Barnsley, Louise Mercer, Dr Sarah Ohi

(2013), Cambridge, England, A1

book
2011

Investigating Ways of Enhancing Online Research

Dr Sarah Ohi

(2011), Vol. 8, pp. 1-6, International journal of instructional technology and distance learning, Pittsburgh, Pa., C1

journal
2008

The teacher's role in the research-policy-praxis nexus

Dr Sarah Ohi

(2008), Vol. 52, pp. 95-109, Australian journal of education, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal
2007

Teacher's professional knowledge and the teaching of reading in the early years

Dr Sarah Ohi

(2007), Vol. 32, pp. 1-14, Australian journal of teacher education, Graylands, W.A., C1-1

journal

Grants

Other Public Sector Funding

Pilot statewide professional mentoring program for early childhood teachers

Dr Anne-Marie Morrissey, Dr Sarah Ohi, Ms Louise Laskey, Dr Liz Rouse, Prof Andrea Nolan

  • 2015: $188,450
  • 2013: $64,200
  • 2011: $64,200

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

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2016

Dewi Mulia

Thesis entitled: The role of play in teaching English as a foreign language in early childhood settings in Indonesia

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Kathy Swinkels

Thesis entitled: Mathematically-rich Interactions in Early Childhood Centres

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education