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Rosie is a Lecturer in curriculum and pedagogy in the Faculty of Education. Her teaching and research engages with the socio-cultural complexities of health education across school, teacher education, institutional, government and community settings. Her work has examined the formations of biography, popular culture, curriculum, social media and places of learning in teachers and young peoples' meanings of health and embodiment. Her current work includes a particular interest in the educational role of gardens and land based learning.

Prior to joining Monash, Rosie's work included teaching and research in health education, youth transitions, social geography, sexuality education and educational sociology at the University of Wollongong and Sydney University. Rosie was also a secondary teacher and primary HPE specialist in schools and taught yoga and creative movement in youth and community settings as well as held cultural and social planning roles in local government.

Research areas:

  • Health Education teacher education
  • Food studies in education
  • Land based learning and garden pedagogies
  • Sociology of health and the body
  • Curriculum and pedagogy
  • Social media practices and pedagogies
  • Post-structural and socio-material theory

Rosie is a member of the Learning with New Media (LNM) Research Group. 

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Research area keywords

  • Social media and digital education
  • Health education
  • Health Education teacher education
  • Physical Education
  • Land based learning
  • Biographical Narratives
  • Poetic Methodologies and Qualitative Research Methods
  • Sociology of Education
  • Food pedagogies