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A/Prof. Anne Cloonan

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor of Education (Language and Literacy)

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Education

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 2008
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2007
Graduate Diploma in Special Education, University of Melbourne, 1987
Diploma of Teaching (Primary), University of Melbourne, 1982

Contact

anne.cloonan@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 925 17068

Research interests

Digital culture and its impact on English/literacy education and teacher and student learning
Participatory methodologies
Multimodality and English/literacy education

Affiliations

Australian Literacy Educators Association
Australian Teachers of Media
American Educational Research Association
Australian Association for Education in Research
Primary English Teaching Association Australia

Units taught

Units taught and Chaired, Deakin University 2005-2019


ECL210 Multiliterate Learners in Early Years Environments
ECL351 Diversity, Language and Literacy
ECL410 Literacy Teacher-Researchers in New Times
EDX701 Research Design Development and Method
EEL701 Inquiring into Contemporary Literacy Issues and Professional Learning
EEL702 New and Traditional Literacies and Diverse Student Needs
EEO210 Primary Humanities, Societies and Environments
EPL746 Primary Literacy

Awards

Dean's award for Excellence in Teaching 
Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) Award for Best Instructional Resource

Projects

Lynch, J., Auld, G., Cloonan, A. and O'Mara, J. (2017-20) National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) Project: Supporting Implementation of Digital Technologies. Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority.

Cloonan, A., Hutchison, K. and Paatsch, L. (2014-15) Creative, Critical, Digital: Connecting Home and School Literacies, Catholic Education Melbourne.

Halse, C., Mansouri, F., Arber, R., Arrowsmith, C., Charles, C., Cloonan, A., Densen, N, Moss, J., Ohi, S., O’Mara, J., Paradis, Y. and Priest, N. (2013-15) Doing Diversity, Australian Research Council.

Doecke, B., Moss, J., Cloonan, A., Lynch, J., O’Mara, J. and Wells, M. (2012) Evaluation of the Professional Learning Flagship Program, Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership.

Halse, C., Cloonan, A., Dyer, J., Kostogriz, A. and Toe, D. (2013) The Asia Literate Teacher Asia Education Foundation/Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership.

Cloonan, A. (2011) Investigating the Impact of Professional Learning for Teachers and their Students' Learning, Catholic Education Office, Melbourne.

Blackmore, J. Bateman, D., Cloonan, A., Dixon, M. Loughlin, J., O’Mara, J. and Senior, K. (2010-11) Innovative learning environments, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Victoria/Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Publications

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2020

Teacher learning and the everyday digital

N Wood, C Beavis, A Cloonan, K Hutchison, L Pangrazio, J Sefton-Green

(2020), Vol. 47, pp. 183-197, Australian educational researcher, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Renewing literature circles: pedagogies for curated multimodal responses

Anne Cloonan, Louise Paatsch, Kirsten Hutchison

(2020), Vol. 73, pp. 647-656, The reading teacher, Newark, Del., C1

journal article

Enabling student co-curation of digital media through teachers' pedagogical research

Anne Cloonan

(2020), pp. 1-23, Australian journal of language and literacy, Norwood, S. Aust., C1

journal article

Reshaping home-school connections in the digital age: challenges for teachers and parents

K Hutchison, L Paatsch, A Cloonan

(2020), Vol. 17, pp. 167-182, E-learning and digital media, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

Collaborative teacher research: integrating professional learning and university study

A Cloonan

(2019), Vol. 46, pp. 385-403, Australian educational researcher, Cham, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Literature in the Australian english curriculum: Victorian primary school teachers' practices, challenges and preparedness to teach

Louise Paatsch, Kirsten Hutchison, Anne Cloonan

(2019), Vol. 44, pp. 60-76, Australian journal of teacher education, Joondalup, W.A., C1

journal article

Promoting teachers' agency and creative teaching through research

A Cloonan, K Hutchison, L Paatsch

(2019), Vol. 18, pp. 218-232, English teaching: practice and critique, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Writing new rules for multimodal self-curation: teacher research into students' everyday literacy practices

Anne Cloonan

(2019), pp. 1-7, Leveraging Eucational AERA 2019 : Leveraging education research in a post-truth era: multimodal narratives to democratize evidence : Proceedings of the 2019 AERA Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ont., E1

conference
2018

Mobilizing students' creative, critical text development through multimodal pedagogies

A Cloonan, Louise Paatsch, Kirsten Hutchison

(2018), pp. 1-14, The international journal of literacies, Champaign, Ill., C1

journal article
2017

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

A Cloonan, B Fox, S Ohi, C Halse

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

journal article
2016

Strangely familiar: teacher-researchers rethinking literacy pedagogies in digital environments

K Hutchison, L Paatsch, A Cloonan

(2016), Vol. 23, pp. 11-29, International journal of literacies, Champaign, IL., C1

journal article

Renewing assessment practices: literacy teaching and learning in digital environments

A Cloonan, K Hutchison, L Paatsch

(2016), Vol. 23, pp. 13-28, International journal of assessment and evaluation, Champaign, Ill., C1

journal article
2015

The feasibility of implementing cross-curricular studies of Asia

A Cloonan

(2015), pp. 133-150, Asia Literate Schooling in the Asian Century, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

Integrating by design: multimodality, 21st century skills and subject area knowledge

A Cloonan

(2015), pp. 97-114, A pedagogy of multiliteracies learning by design, New York, N.Y., B1

book chapter

Teacher agency and participation in professional learning for new literacies

A Cloonan

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 15-28, The international journal of adult, community and professional learning, Champaign, Ill., C1

journal article

Becoming a 21st century literacy teacher:provocations, perceptions and possibilities in teacher education

L Paatsch, A Cloonan, K Hutchison

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 63-79, International journal of literacies, Champaign, Illinois, C1

journal article

Creative, critical, digital : connecting home and school literacies

A Cloonan, K Hutchison, L Paatsch

(2015), Melbourne, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

Doing diversity: intercultural understanding in primary and secondary schools

C Halse, F Mansouri, J Moss, Y Paradies, J O'Mara, R Arber, N Denson, C Arrowsmith, N Priest, C Charles, A Cloonan, B Fox, C Hartung, C Mahoney, S Ohi, G Ovenden, G Shaw, L Wright

(2015), Melbourne, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper
2014

Teachers researching their teaching: learning through practitioner inquiry

A Cloonan, L Paatsch, M Wells

(2014), pp. 37-62, Becoming a Teacher of Language and Literacy, Port Melbourne, Vic., B1

book chapter

Teacher and student agency in contemporary literacy classrooms

K Hutchison, A Cloonan, L Paatsch

(2014), pp. 157-176, Becoming a teacher of language and literacy, Port Melbourne, Vic., B1

book chapter

Supporting intercultural engagement in literacy education

A Cloonan, J O?Mara, S Ohi

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

book chapter

Innovating from the inside: teacher influence and the 'promisingness' of digital learning environments

A Cloonan, K Hutchison, L Paatsch

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 582-592, E-learning and digital media, London, England, C1

journal article
2013

Collaborative literacy learning communities (CLLC) : case studies

A Cloonan

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper
2012

Multimodal literacies : new approaches and traditional concerns in the suburban classroom

A Cloonan

(2012), pp. 166-189, Teaching literacies in the middle years : pedagogies and diversity, South Melbourne, Vic., B1

book chapter

Impact of professional learning on teachers and their students

A Cloonan

(2012), [Melbourne, Vic.], A6

research report/technical paper
2011

Reimagining poetry : innovative literacies, national agendas and digital landscapes

A Cloonan, K Hutchison, L Paatsch

(2011), pp. 81-98, Creating an Australian curriculum for English : national agendas, local contexts, Putney, NSW, B1

book chapter

Creating multimodal metalanguage with teachers

A Cloonan

(2011), Vol. 10, pp. 23-40, English Teaching, C1

journal article

Developing teacher-researchers: a practice-based Masters of Education

A Cloonan

(2011), pp. 1-17, ICDE 2011 : Expanding horizons - new approaches to ODL : Proceedings of the 24th ICDE World Conference on Open and Distance Education 2011, Bali, Indonesia, E1-1

conference
2010

Multiliteracies, multimodality and teacher professional learning

A Cloonan

(2010), Altona, Vic., A1

book

A multiliteracies perspective on the new literacies

M Kalantzis, B Cope, A Cloonan

(2010), pp. 61-87, New literacies : multiple perspectives on research and practice, New York, NY, B1

book chapter

Technologies in literacy learning: A case study

A Cloonan

(2010), Vol. 7, pp. 248-257, E-Learning, C1

journal article
2009

The changing face of literacy policy in Victoria

A Cloonan

(2009), pp. 1-19, AARE 2008 : Changing climates : education for sustainable futures, Brisbane, Qld., E1

conference

Filming for professional learning : collaborations in innovation

A Cloonan

(2009), pp. 1-17, ATEA 2009 : The Annual Conference of the Australian Teacher Education Association : Teacher education crossing borders : cultures, contexts, communities and curriculum, Albury, New South Wales, E1

conference
2008

Multimodality Pedagogies: A Multiliteracies Approach

Anne Cloonan

(2008), Vol. 15, pp. 159-168, The International Journal of Learning: Annual Review, C1

journal article

Changing teacher professional learning : transitioning from train - the trainer to participatory action research

A Cloonan

(2008), pp. 1-21, AARE 2008 : Changing climates : education for sustainable futures, Brisbane, Qld., E1

conference
2005

Professional learning and enacting theory : or trying to be a lifelong/lifewide teacher-learner while hanging on to your sanity

A Cloonan

(2005), pp. 217-230, Learning by design, Melbourne, Vic., B1

book chapter

Injecting early years teaching with a strong dose of multiliteracies

A Cloonan

(2005), pp. 1-16, Pleasure, passion, provocation: pleasurable learning, passionate teaching, provocative debates, Broadbeach, Qld., E1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Evaluating student use of technology in a one-to-one computing program

A/Prof Anne Cloonan, Dr Kirsten Hutchison, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

  • 2010: $12,000

Innovative Learning Environments Research Study

Prof Jillian Blackmore, A/Prof Mary Dixon, A/Prof Joanne O'Mara, Dr Jill Loughlin, Dr Debra Bateman, A/Prof Anne Cloonan, Dr Kim Senior, Dr Jill Bamforth, Dr George Aranda, Mr Rod Le Cudennec, Ms Kate McCulloch

  • 2011: $143,524
  • 2010: $54,000

Evaluation of NISA project: Supporting implementation of Digital Technologies Curriculum

A/Prof Julianne Lynch, A/Prof Joanne O'Mara, A/Prof Anne Cloonan, Dr Glenn Auld, Dr Thomas Apperley

  • 2020: $15,000
  • 2019: $22,500
  • 2018: $22,500
  • 2017: $5,000

Industry and Other Funding

Collaborative Literacy Learning Community Research

A/Prof Anne Cloonan

  • 2014: $10,000
  • 2013: $10,000
  • 2011: $50,099

Evaluation of the Professional Learning Flagship Program: Leading Curriculum Change

Prof Brenton Doecke, Prof Julianne Moss, A/Prof Anne Cloonan, A/Prof Julianne Lynch, A/Prof Joanne O'Mara

  • 2012: $47,117

Asia Literacy Project

Prof Christine Halse, A/Prof Anne Cloonan, A/Prof Alex Kostogriz, A/Prof Dianne Toe, Ms Julie Dyer, Dr Michiko Weinmann

  • 2013: $107,750
  • 2012: $107,750

Creative, Critical, Digital: Connecting Home and School Literacies

A/Prof Anne Cloonan, Dr Kirsten Hutchison, A/Prof Louise Paatsch

  • 2016: $8,545
  • 2015: $30,363
  • 2014: $63,636

Supervisions

Executive Supervisor
2019

Michael Varecka

Thesis entitled: Multimodal pedagogies and music students' audio meaning-making

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Associate Supervisor
2017

Brandi Nichole Fox

Thesis entitled: Intercultural subjectivities of the everyday: A study of Australian school kids

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2016

Leah Irene Irving

Thesis entitled: Virtual Worlds as Pedagogical Places: experiences of higher education staff

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2014

Muna Mohamed Al Hammadi

Thesis entitled: Students with Vision Impairments in Higher Education, A UAE Case Study

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2010

Dirk Wellham

Thesis entitled: The Relationship between Academic Achievement and Co-curricular Involvement

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education