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Dr. Louise Paatsch
|Area||School of Education|
|Phone||+61 3 522 71457|
|Role and profile||
Lecturer in Language & Literacy Education (BEd Primary)
Bachelor of Education (Primary) - Course coordinator (Geelong)
ECL 210 Language & Literacy: The Early Years
ECL 310 Developing Language & Literacy: The Middle Years
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.
|Current research 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.
2009 - Commendation for Excellence in Teaching - Deakin University
2002 - Editor's Award - American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA)
Blamey, P. J., Sarant, J. Z., Paatsch, L. E, Barry, J. G., Bow, C. P., Wales, R. J., Wright, M., Psarros, C., Rattigan, K. & Tooher, R. (2001). Relationships among speech perception, production, language, hearing loss, and age in children with impaired hearing. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 44, 264-285.
Doctor of Philosophy
Master of Education
Graduate Diploma in Special Education (Hearing Impaired)
Diploma of Teaching (Primary)
The Australian Association of Teachers of the Deaf (AATD)
Australian Literacy Educators' Association (ALEA)
eLit (formerly PETA)
Education Network Australia (EDNA)
International Conference of Educators of the Deaf (ICED)
Australian & New Zealand Conference for Educators of the Deaf (ANZCED)
Australian Research in Early Childhood Education (ARECE)
Asia Pacific Conference on Deafness (APCD)
American Speech & Hearing Association (ASHA)
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