Personal details

Name
Adjunct Professor Mary Ryan
Position(s)
Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Education,
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Discipline *
Curriculum and Pedagogy, Linguistics, Specialist Studies in Education
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (Griffith University), Master of Education (University of Southern Qld), Bachelor of Education (University of Central Qld), Diploma of Teaching (Darling Downs Inst. of Adv. Ed.)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Australian Literacy Educators Association, member
  • Australian Association for Research in Education, member
  • Queensland College of Teachers, member
  • Primary English Teachers’ Association, member
Keywords

Critical Discourse Analysis, Critical Pedagogy, Reflexivity, Higher Education, Literacies, Teacher professionalism, Socio-spatial theory, Reflective Practice, Writing, Youth culture

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

Biography

Her most recent research is in

  • writing in social media
  • teaching of writing in primary schools
  • literacy practices for diverse students in schools and higher education
  • professional identity
  • young people and reflective learning
  • disciplinary and multimodal literacies
  • reflective practice in higher education
  • application of socio-spatial theories
  • critical discourse analysis
  • theories of reflexivity

She recently lead an ALTC project on teaching and assessing reflective writing in higher education.

This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Mary Ryan.

Teaching

Teaching areas include the Professional Doctorate and primary and middle years literacy

  • EDR703 – Advanced Research Studies in Educational Contexts (EdD)
  • CRB 006 – Teaching Reading and Writing
  • CRB442  – Teaching of Writing
  • CRP 400 – Middle Years: Multiliteracies (graduate diploma)
This information has been contributed by Adjunct Professor Mary Ryan.

Publications


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

Supervision