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Katrina is a lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Monash University. Her current research projects investigate how people use technologies and digital literacies for everyday life, work and learning in different languages and socio-cultural contexts. Her recent research focus is digital parenting. Katrina publishes in the field of digital literacies and TESOL and she is the author of Digital Literacies: EAL Teachers' Guide. She has provided expert advice to the government regarding digital literacies in the EAL curriculum in schools and the AMEP sector. Katrina is a recepient of a number of professional awards. Katrina started her career in education as a school teacher in Belarus. Before moving to Australia, she taught English and Spanish in a variety of contexts from primary to tertiary education. She teaches in the Faculty's teacher education undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Katrina's full profile can be found at the Digital Education Research Group website 


Research interests

Digital literacies /new literacies

The use of digital technologies in language education including TESOL

Multimodality and digital multimodal composing

Digital storytelling

Digital parenting

Strengths-based practices and technology

Sociocultural theories of language, technology and education

Visual research methodology


Research area keywords

  • Digital/new literacies
  • Literacy Studies
  • Language education (incl. TESOL)
  • Digital technologies
  • digital parenting


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