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Biography

Kelly is an accomplished teacher who has worked in early childhood, primary and tertiary educational contexts.

Kelly's educational career commenced in kindergarten, when she declared, she would be a teacher when "she grew up". Kelly completed a double degree in early childhood and primary education and then worked for 18 years as a teacher across both settings.

After completing further study, Kelly commenced work with Monash University in the Faculty of Education. Her research has included; an investigation into the ways that iPads can be used to scaffold oral language development, the ways that apps can be used as an educational tool and the use of gaming in classrooms. She is currently researching the use of multimodal texts in primary classrooms. Kelly's other research interests surround the changing nature of 21st-century education, mobile technologies and teacher education.

Her passion for education is still alive and burning.

Related Links:

  • Litology and More: Kelly's Blog Litology and More "Litology" is a new word I have created to describe the intertwining of literacy and ICT for teaching and learning. This site contains ideas on using ICT in the K-12 classroom to support education in all curriculum areas

Research interests

Phenomenology

Multiliteracies

Multimodal Texts

Literacy: reading comprehension, writing, oral language, viewing

The use of ict in classrooms

Teacher Education

21st Century Education

Research area keywords

  • Literacy and ICT
  • Reading digital and paper texts
  • Phenomenology
  • 21st century skills
  • Children's literature
  • English Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Social Justice

Research Output 2017 2019

  • 4 Chapter (Book)
  • 1 Conference Paper
  • 1 Encyclopaedia / Dictionary Entry

Teacher education, thinking about ICT

Carabott, K. & McLeod, A., 2019, Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies. Tatnall, A. (ed.). Cham Switzerland: Springer, 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEncyclopaedia / Dictionary EntryOtherpeer-review

Who's teaching the teachers? viewing the ICT content of a teaching degree through the eyes of pre-service teachers

McLeod, A. & Carabott, K., 2019, Empowering Learners for Life in the Digital Age: IFIP TC 3 Open Conference on Computers in Education, OCCE 2018, Revised Selected Papers. Passey, D., Bottino, R., Lewin, C. & Sanchez, E. (eds.). 1st ed. Cham Switzerland: Springer, p. 91-100 10 p. (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; vol. 524).

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

Why bother with digital technology?

Carabott, K. & McLeod, A., 2019, Primary Teaching: Learning & teaching in primary schools today. Carden, C. (ed.). 1st ed. London UK: SAGE Publications Ltd, p. 459-471 13 p.

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

Beyond classroom walls: how industry partnerships can strengthen pre-service literacy teachers' identities

Kirkby, J., Carabott, K. & Corrigan, D., Jul 2018, Re-imagining Professional Experience in Initial Teacher Education: Narratives of Learning. Fitzgerald, A., Parr, G. & Williams, J. (eds.). 1st ed. Singapore Singapore: Springer, p. 37-54 18 p.

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

Teaching with digital technologies

McLeod, A., Carabott, K. & Lang, C., 2018, Learning to Teach in a New Era. Allen, J. & White, S. (eds.). Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press, p. 111-158 48 p.

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

Prizes

Deans Award: Citation for Outstanding Student Learning

Kelly Carabott (Recipient), Jennifer Ann Rennie (Recipient) & Wendy Goff (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Dean's award for programs that enhance learning

Sue Wilson (Recipient), Kelly Jane Carabott (Recipient) & Deborah Joy Corrigan (Recipient), 14 Dec 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Deans Partnership Award

Bronwen Jane Kirkby (Recipient), Kelly Carabott (Recipient) & Deborah Joy Corrigan (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2011 2018

  • 7 Contribution to conference
  • 2 Industry projects
  • 1 Committees and working groups

IFIP Open Conference on Computers in Education, TC 3

Amber McLeod (Organiser), Kelly Jane Carabott (Organiser)
25 Jun 201828 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

IFIP World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE) 2017

Amber Beth McLeod (Speaker), Kelly Carabott (Speaker)
2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Asian Conference on Technology in Classrooms

Amber Beth McLeod (Speaker), Kelly Carabott (Speaker)
2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Australian Teacher Education Association Conference 2016

Kelly Carabott (Speaker), Amber Beth McLeod (Speaker)
2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Australian Teacher Education Association Conference 2015

Kelly Carabott (Speaker), Amber Beth McLeod (Speaker)
2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference