20092020
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Personal profile

Biography

Liang Li began her career in Australia as an early childhood qualified teacher,before she started her PhD study. She is now a senior lecturer in early childhood education at Faculty of Education, Monash University. Liang takes cultural-historical perspective to investigate family practices, children's play and pedagogy, children's speech development, science, technology and mathematics in early childhood and primary education settings in China and Australia. 

 

 

Research interests

Infants-toddlers education and care, Play and Pedagogy, Family studies, Visual methodology, Speech development, Science, Technology and Mathematics in early childhood settings. 

Keywords

  • Play and Pedagogy
  • Infants-toddlers education and care
  • Teacher education
  • Visual methodology
  • Cultural historical studies
  • Young children's speech development
  • Science, technology and Mathematics in early childhood education

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Projects 2014 2020

Research Output 2009 2018

Early Childhood Education and Development in China

Pan, Y., Wang, X. & Li, L. 2018 International Handbook of Early Childhood Education. Fleer, M. & van Oers, B. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 1, p. 599-622 24 p.

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

Early Childhood Education Reform: Crisis and Changes

Li, L., Pan, Y. & Wang, X. 2018 International Handbook of Early Childhood Education. Fleer, M. & van Oers, B. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 1, p. 591-597 7 p.

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

Family pedagogy: parent-child interaction in shared book reading

Li, L. & Fleer, M. 2018 Early Childhood Pedagogies: Creating Spaces for Young Children to Flourish. Murray, J. (ed.). Abingdon UK: Routledge, p. 230-246 17 p.

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

A wholeness approach to babies' and toddlers' learning and development

Li, L., Quinones Goytortua, G. G. & Ridgway, A. 2017 Studying babies and toddlers: Relationships in cultural contexts. Li, L., Quinones, G. & Ridgway, A. (eds.). 1 ed. Singapore: Springer, Vol. 20, p. 1-12 12 p. (International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Development; no. 20)

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

Examining the dynamics of infant reciprocity and affective fatherhood

Ridgway, A., Quinones Goytortua, G. G. & Li, L. 2017 Studying babies and toddlers: Relationships in cultural contexts. 1 ed. Springer, Vol. 20, p. 137-156 (International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Development; vol. 20)

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

Prizes

Inter-Faculty Transformation Seeding Grant

Liang Li (Recipient), Mong-Lin Yu (Recipient) & Marie D Hammer (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Contribution to conference

International Society for Cultural and Activity Research (ISCAR) Congress 2017

Adams, M. R. (Speaker), Li, L. (Speaker), Daniel Goulart (Speaker), José Fernando Patiño Torres (Speaker), Anne Edwards (Session chair)
28 Aug 20171 Sep 2017

Activity: Contribution to conference