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Dr. Sarah Ohi
|Position||Lecturer in Lang & Lit Education|
|Area||School of Education|
|Phone||+61 3 924 43747|
|Role and profile||
Lecturer in English Language and Literacy Education
LECTURING IN THESE COURSES:
Bachelor of Education, Primary
Master of Teaching
Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
Bachelor of Early Childhood Honours
HIGHER DEGREE RESEARCH SUPERVISION:
Unit Chair: ECE300 Language and Literacy Development
Campus Chair: ECE762 Language and Literacy
Campus Chair: ECL210 Multiliterate Learners in Early Years Environments
Campus Chair: ECL310 Developing Language and Literacy: The Middle Years
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
|Current research projects||
2012 Implications of the restructuring of Early Childhood Education for Teacher Professional Development
2011-2013 Pilot Statewide Professional Mentoring Program for Early Childhood Teachers (Deakin/VU partnership, Funded by DEECD).
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.
|Service to the University,
discipline or community
Faculty of Arts and Education Teaching and Learning Committee, Deakin University.
Victorian Early Childhood Research Consortium
Bachelor Early Childhood Education Re-accreditation Committee, Deakin University.
Online Leaders Forum, Deakin University
Tongan Research Association
RECENT AWARDS AND GRANTS:
2012 Research Funding provided CREFI & Faculty of Arts and Education,Deakin University.
2011-13 Tender,Statewide Professional Mentoring Program for Early Childhood Teachers Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD).
2011 Faculty of Arts and Education Teaching and Learning Grant (Ohi,S.),Deakin University.
2011 Faculty of Arts and Education Teaching and Learning Grant (Yim,B., Ohi,S.,Grenfell,J.), Deakin University.
2011 The Early Childhood Policies and Practices, Emerging Research Group Grant (Ohi,S. Morrissey,A., Grenfell,J. Yim,B., Laskey,L. Doig,B.),Deakin University
2010 The Emerging Research Group Grant (Ohi, S., Morrissey,A. Grenfell,J. Laskey,L. Doig,B., Sukkar,H., Fenech,S.), Deakin University
2010 The Deanís Teaching Award, for Excellence in Teaching;
First Year Teaching, Faculty of Arts & Education, Deakin University, Prof. Jennifer Radbourne.
2010 Faculty of Arts and Education Teaching and Learning Grant, Deakin University
Doctor of Education (EdD), Monash University
Master of Educational Studies (MEdSt), Monash University
Fourth Year of Study, Bachelor of Teaching, Deakin University
Diploma of Teaching, Primary, Deakin University
Australian Literacy Educatorís Association (ALEA)
Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA)
E-Lit/The Primary English Teaching Association (PETA)
Early Childhood Australia (ECA)
The Victorian Institute of Teaching
Ohi,S.(2011), Understanding Language and Literacy Development in the Early Years; Complexities and Challenges for the Early Childhood Sector.Paper presented at the AARE International Education Research Conference,27th Nov-3rd Dec,Fremantle, Aust.
Yim, B., Grenfell, J., Ohi, S. & Hodder, P. (2011). Teaching and learning issues of undergraduate early childhood education courses: a progress report. Deakin Teaching and Learning Conference 2011: Educating the Professions: new curricula, new pedagogies and new technologies, 2nd -3rd November 2011, Melbourne, Australia.
Ohi,S. (2011). Developing Essential Language and Literacy tools for early childhood education, Deakin Teaching and Learning Conference 2011: Educating the Professions: new curricula, new pedagogies and new technologies, 2nd -3rd November 2011, Melbourne, Australia.
Ohi, S. (2010) Enhancing On-line Research, Teaching and Learning Through Research. Paper presented at the AARE International Education Research Conference 2010, 28th November - 2nd December, Melbourne, Australia.
Ohi, S. (2010), Engaging in Group Research Projects On-line: Clever Collaboration or Calamity? Paper presented at the Deakin Teaching and Learning Conference 2010: Flexible Education Futures: Partnering for Collaborative and Active Learning, 3rd-4th November 2010, Melbourne, Australia.
Ohi, S. (2010), A Day in the Life of an Early Childhood Educator; Teacherís Perceptions of their Daily Roles. Paper presented at The 2011 Early Childhood Research Symposium @ Deakin University: Early Childhood Education, Policies and Practices, 13th January, 2011, Melbourne, Australia.
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