20082018
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Personal profile

Biography

Gillian is passionate about science and mathematics education. Her teaching and curriculum design is award winning at both the State and National levels. Gillian has research interests in the integration of science and mathematics, STEM, and all areas of inquiry based learning and teaching.

She is particularly interested in inquiry forms of teaching and learning and the potential inquiry has in terms of the integration of science and mathematics. She is currently working on the interpretation of andlsquo;inquiry' in the Australian Curriculum in Science, History and Geography, and the overlap with problem solving in mathematics. Gillian has also researched ICT, STEM, biotechnology education, Indigenous underachievement and teaching in and out-of-field.

Research interests

Gillian has research interests in both science and mathematics education. She is particularly interested in inquiry forms of teaching and learning and the potential inquiry has in terms of the integration of science and mathematics. She is currently working on the interpretation of 'inquiry' in the Australian Curriculum in Science, History and Geography, and the overlap with problem solving in mathematics. Gillian has also researched ICT, STEM, biotechnology education, Indigenous underachievement and teaching in and out-of-field.

Keywords

  • Inquiry Based Learning
  • Science Education
  • Science Teaching and Learning
  • Science Teacher Education
  • Mathematics teaching and learning
  • ICT education
  • Geography education
  • Environmental and Sustainability Education
  • Indigenous Education

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Projects 2015 2018

Research Output 2008 2018

Fieldwork, sustainability and environmental education: the centrality of geographical inquiry

Casinader, N. & Kidman, G. Mar 2018 In : Australian Journal of Environmental Education. 34, 1, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Geography education, transculturalism and global understanding

Casinader, N. & Kidman, G. 27 Apr 2018 Geography Education for Global Understandings. Demirci, A., de Miguel González, R. & Bednarz, S. W. (eds.). Cham Switzerland: Springer, p. 113-128 16 p. (International Perspectives on Geographical Education)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Reflecting on recent geographical and environmental education issues

Chang, C. H. & Kidman, G. 2 Jan 2018 In : International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education. 27, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Science investigations

Corrigan, D., Fitzgerald, A. & Kidman, G. Aug 2018 Science Education for Australian Students: Teaching Science from Foundation to Year 12. Fitzgerald, A. & Corrigan, D. (eds.). 1st ed. Crows Nest NSW Australia: Allen & Unwin, p. 143-175 33 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

“Meet the scientist”: how pre-service teachers constructed knowledge and identities

Kidman, G. & Marangio, K. 2018 Navigating the Changing Landscape of Formal and Informal Science Learning Opportunities. Corrigan, D., Buntting, C., Jones, A. & Loughran, J. (eds.). 1st ed. Cham Switzerland: Springer, p. 183-192 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Activities 2017 2018

  • 4 Contribution to conference
  • 1 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Consultancy

Senior Geography Conference

Casinader, N. R. (Keynote/plenary speaker), Kidman, G. C. (Keynote/plenary speaker)
30 Nov 2018

Activity: Contribution to conference

PD0150 - Fieldwork and Assessment in the GCE O-level Geography Syllabus

Casinader, N. R. (Organiser), Kidman, G. C. (Organiser)
5 Apr 20186 Apr 2018

Activity: Contribution to workshop, seminar, course

European Conference on Educational Research 2018

Casinader, N. R. (Invited speaker), Kidman, G. C. (Invited speaker)
4 Sep 20187 Sep 2018

Activity: Contribution to conference

International Baccalaureate Organisation (External organisation)

Casinader, N. R. (Advisor), Kidman, G. C. (Advisor)
1 May 201831 May 2018

Activity: Consultancy

Australian Science Education Research Conference

Casinader, N. R. (Invited speaker), Kidman, G. C. (Invited speaker)
27 Jun 201730 Jun 2017

Activity: Contribution to conference