Staff profile - Rose Buchanek
Miss Rose Buchanek
|Position:||Lecturer in Education|
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Arts & Education|
|Department:||School of Education|
|Campus:||Melbourne Burwood Campus|
My teaching interests are centred on creating and delivering effective learning experiences and assessments for students. I am passionate about developing pre-service teacher's skills in translating requirements of curriculum documents into meaningful, enjoyable learning experiences for their own students.
Conferences and seminars
Buchanek, R. (2011), 'How Differences of Opinion influence Student's Capacity to Think Geographically', Virtual Presentation at the 9th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Granada, Spain, 8-11 June.
Buchanek R, (2010), 'Initial considerations - How Differences of Opinion influence Student's Capacity to Think Geographically', Poster presentation at AARE - Making a Difference: 40 Years of Educational Research, Melbourne, Australia, November.
Buchanek, R. (2009), 'Considering methodologies - How Differences of Opinion can influence Higher-order Thinking', AARE - Inspiring Innovative Research in Education, Canberra, Australia, December.
Awards and prizes
Commendation for Excellence in Teaching (2012)
I am in the final stages of writing my PhD Thesis titled 'Negotiating Differences: Students thinking geographically through Differences of Opinion'. My PhD investigates the role of differences of opinion within groups on students' engagement in creative, critical thinking within the discipline of Geography.
In my post-doctoral research, I intend to continue my research into effective pedagogies within Humanities classrooms. Other areas of interest which I will be exploring include; the transfer of knowledge and skills from pre-service teaching course to the classroom for gradute teachers and the experiences of pre-service teachers learning online and
Buchanek, Rose (2011) How Differences of Opinion Influence Students’ Capacity to Think Geographically, International Journal of the Humanities, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 141-156, Common Ground Publishing, Altona, Vic.