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Personal

Name
Adjunct Professor Stephen Ritchie
Discipline *
Education Systems, Curriculum and Pedagogy, Specialist Studies in Education
Phone
+61 8 9360 7535
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (James Cook Uni. of North Qld), MAppSc (Curtin University of Technology), BEd (Kelvin Grove C.A.E)

Keywords

classroom transactions, curriculum leadership, emotions and professional identities, engaging learners, science education, scientific literacy, socio cultural studies, teacher learning, transforming practice, writing science

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Professor Stephen Ritchie is now the Dean of Education at Murdoch University (s.ritchie@murdoch.edu.au). He continues to hold an adjunct appointment in the School of Curriculum.  He has authored numerous research publications on topics related to

  • teaching and learning science in classrooms and laboratories
  • teacher learning/change
  • leadership dynamics within school science departments.

Current projects focus on

  • writing for scientific literacy
  • socioscientific issues
  • emotions and identities of beginning science teachers in practice
  • emotions in learning and teaching.

Steve was the Editor-in-Chief of  Research in Science Education (2008-2012).  Professor Ritchie was the coordinator (2010-2012) of the Professional Doctorate program in Education (EdD) at QUT.

This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Stephen Ritchie.

Teaching

Units currently taught

  • Science Education Curriculum Studies 1 (MDB031, MDP459)
  • Doctor of Education (EDR701, EDR702/1, EDR702/2).
This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Stephen Ritchie.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Eventful Learning in Quality Pre-service Science Teacher Education
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP120100369
Start year
2012
Keywords
Science Teacher Education; Emotional Arousal; Emotional Climate; Eventful Learning; Classroom Interactions
Title
Emotional Learning in Socioscientific Issues for Enhancement of Scientific Literacy
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP110200368
Start year
2012
Keywords
Scientific literacy; Imaginative Engagement; Emotions and Emotional Climate; Socioscientific Issuse
Title
Emotional Transitions: Exploring Professional Transitions Of Science Teachers
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP0984394
Start year
2009
Keywords
Teacher education; Science teaching; Cultural historical activity theory; Identities; Emotions;

Supervision