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A/Prof. Mary Dixon
|Area||School of Education|
|Phone||+61 3 924 46361|
|Role and profile||Associate HOS (Research and Research Training), Member of the School of Education Executive|
|Teaching responsibilities||Unit Chair EPP 101|
Pedagogy, Identity & Curriculum
Qualitative methodologies: Arts Based Research ;Visual& Discourse Analysis
|Current research projects||
(2011-2014) ARC Linkage A/Prof Mary Dixon, Dr Kim A Senior, Dr Nicole C Green, A/Prof Anthony I Taylor, Dr.Paul Reitano
Moments in time: investigating a national history curriculum in early childhood settings and primary classrooms
(2011-2014) ARC Linkage Prof Diane E Mayer, Prof Brenton Doecke, A/Prof Mary Dixon, A/Prof Alex Kostogriz, A/Prof Andrea C Allard, A/Prof Simone J White, Dr Bernadette M Walker-Gibbs, Dr Leonie O Rowan, Prof Claire M Wyatt-Smith, Prof R J Bates Investigating the effectiveness of teacher education for early career teachers in diverse settings: a longitudinal study
(2010-2011)Building Effective Learning Partnerships DEECD Prof Di Mayer. Assoc Prof Simone White, Assoc Prof Mary Dixon and Assoc. Prof Andrea Allard
(2010-201)‘Innovative Learning Environments Research Study’ DEECD Prof Jill Blackmore, Assoc Prof Mary Dixon, Dr. Kim Senior, Dr. Anne Cloonan, Dr. Deb Bateman, Dr. Jill Loughlin
(2009-2011)‘Authentically Assessing Beginning Teaching: Professional Standards and Teacher Performance Assessment’ Dixon,M., Mayer, D., Gallant, A. and Allard A., Funding DEECD
2004 Faculty Teacher of the Year Award. Faculty of Education, University of Melbourne.
2004 Commendation, Vice Chancellors Teaching and Learning Award, University of Melbourne
Ph.D. 2004, ‘Starbursts and Spirals: Story Lines of Globalisation and International Higher Education’, University of Melbourne.
Masters of Education, 1998, University of Melbourne.
Graduate Diploma Curriculum, 1995, University of Melbourne.
Diploma of Teaching (Primary), 1978, SCV Toorak, Melbourne
Australian Association for Research in Education
American Educational Research Association
Australian Curriculum Studies Association
Dixon, M., & Senior, K. (2011 in press) Appearing pedagogy: from embodied learning and teaching to embodied pedagogy. Pedagogy, Culture and Society
Green, N., Reitano, P. and Dixon, M., (2010), Teaching and Learning History in Primary Schools: Pedagogical Shifts, Complexities and Opportunities, The International Journal of Learning Vol 17 Issue 8 pp307-320
Dixon, M., & Senior, K. (2009) Traversing theory and transgressing academic discourses: arts-based research in teacher education, International Journal of Education and the Arts Vol 10 no 24
Senior, K. & Dixon, M., (2009) ‘Reading with the ancients: embodied learning and teaching to an embodied pedagogy?’ Access, Vol 28, No. 2 21-30
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