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Grace Oakley

Assoc/Prof Grace Oakley

Associate Professor/Primary Program Course Coordinator
Education, Graduate School of

Contact details
Address
Graduate School of Education
The University of Western Australia (M428)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 2301
Fax
+61 8 6488 1052
Email
grace.oakley@uwa.edu.au
Location
Room 2.17, Education building, UWA Nedlands
Qualifications
GradDipEd MEd Murd., PhD E.Cowan
Biography
Grace Oakley has been a teacher educator since 2000, with a particular interest in language and literacy in the Early Childhood and Primary years and the use of ICTs in language and literacy education. She is also interested in innovative teaching practices in Higher Education. Prior to working in Higher Education, Grace qualified and worked as a Primary School teacher in Western Australia. Grace supervises a number of research students, and is especially interested in supervising students in the areas of literacy and educational technology.
Key research
Literacy and technology
Reading comprehension
Mobile technologies for learning schools and Higher Education
Literacy across the curriculum (Primary and Middle School)
Early Childhood and Primary Literacy
Innovations in Higher Education
Publications
Books:

Oakley, G. (2018, in preparation). Mobile technologies in children's language and literacy: Innovative pedagogy in preschool and primary education. London: Emerald.

Oakley, G. & Fellowes, J. (2015). A closer look at spelling. Newtown: PETAA.

Fellowes, J., Oakley, G. (2014). Language, literacy and early childhood education.(2nd ed.) South Melbourne, Victoria: Oxford University Press Australia and New Zealand. http://www.oup.com.au/titles/higher_ed/education/9780195566284

Fellowes, J., Oakley, G. (2010). Language, literacy and early childhood education.(1st ed.) South Melbourne, Victoria: Oxford University Press.

Book chapters:

Oakley, G. (Invited chapter, to be published 2019). Inclusivity and young children’s digital and multimodal literacy practices in early education. In O. Erstad, R. Flewitt, B. Kümmerling-Meibauer, I.S. Pires Pereira (Eds.), The Routledge handbook of digital literacies in early childhood. Abingdon: Taylor & Francis Routledge. (Peer reviewed).

Oakley, G. (2018, in press). Using mobile devices to transform language and literacy learning in preschool and primary settings. In G. Oakley (Ed.), Mobile technologies in children's language and literacy: Innovative pedagogy in preschool and primary education. London: Emerald Publishing.

Oakley, G. & Imtinan, U. (2018 in press). Supporting children’s literacy learning in low- and middle-income countries through m-learning, in Oakley, G. (Ed.) Mobile technologies in children's language and literacy: Innovative pedagogy in preschool and primary education. London: Emerald.

Oakley, G. (2017). Engaging students in inclusive literacy learning with technology. In Milton, M. (Ed.) Inclusive principles and practices in literacy education. London: Emerald Publishing. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/S1479-363620170000011011

Pegrum, M., & Oakley, G. (2017). The changing landscape of e-portfolios: Reflections on 5 years of implementing e-portfolios in pre-service teacher education. In T. Chaudhuri & B. Cabau (Eds.), E-portfolios in higher education: A multidisciplinary approach. Singapore: Springer.

Oakley, G. (2016). From Diffusion to explosion: Blended learning at the University of Western Australia. In In C. P. Lim & L. Wang (Eds.), Blended learning for quality higher education: Bangkok: UNESCO/HKIE. http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0024/002468/246851E.pdf

Lim, C. P., & Oakley, G.(2013). Information and communication technologies (ICT) in primary education: Opportunities and supporting conditions. In L. Y. Tay & C. P. Lim (Eds.), Creating holistic technology-enhanced learning experiences: Tales from a future school in Singapore. (pp 1- 18). Netherlands: Sense Publishers. https://www.sensepublishers.com/media/1517-creating-holistic-technology-enhanced-learning-experiences.pdf

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:

Gill, A. & Oakley, G. (2018). Cross-system collaboration to support Western Australian students in out-of-home care. Children Australia, 43(1), pp. 47-56

Oakley, G., Wildy, H., & Berman, Y. (in press). Multimodal digital text creation using tablets and open ended apps to improve the literacy learning of children in early childhood classrooms. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy.

Oakley, G., Pegrum, M., Xiong, X., Lim, C.P., & Yan, H. (2017). An online Chinese-Australian language and cultural exchange through digital storytelling. Language, Culture and Curriculum. doi:10.1080/07908318.2017.1386193.

Palmer, A., Oakley, G., & Pegrum, M. (2017). A culture of sharing? Transnational higher education students' views on plagiarism in the digital era. International Journal of Management in Education.

Palmer, A., Pegrum, M., & Oakley, G. (in press). A wake-up call? Investigating international students' views on plagiarism in Australian transnational higher education. Ethics & Behavior.

Oakley, G., & Pegrum, M. (2015). Engaging in networked learning: Innovating at the intersection of technology and pedagogy. Education Research Perspectives. Vol 42, pp 397-428. http://www.erpjournal.net/?page_id=3526

Oakley, G., Pegrum, M., & Johnston, S. (2014). Introducing e-portfolios to pre-service teachers as tools for reflection and growth: Lessons learnt. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 42(1). http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1359866X.2013.854860#.VOPlybn9mUk

Moradmund, N., Datta, A. & Oakley, G. (2014). The design and implementation of an educational multimedia maths software: Using ADDIE to guide instructional system design. Journal of Applied Instructional Design,4(1).

Oakley, G., Howitt, C., Garwood, R., & Durack, A. R. (2013). Becoming multimodal authors: Pre-service teachers’ interventions to support young children with autism. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 38 (3). http://www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au/australian_journal_of_early_childhood/ajec_index_abstracts/becoming-multimodal-authors-pre-service-teachers-interventions-to-support-young-children-with-autism.html

Moradmand, N. Datta, A., & Oakley, G. (2013). A computer-assisted framework based on a cognitivist learning theory for teaching mathematics in early primary years. Australian Educational Computing. 27(2). http://acce.edu.au/journal/27/2/computer-assisted-framework-based-cognitivist-learning-theory-teaching-mathematics-earl

Pegrum, M., Oakley, G., & Faulkner, R. (2013). Schools going mobile: A study of the adoption of mobile handheld technologies in Western Australian independent schools. Australian Journal of Educational Technology. 29(1). http://ascilite.org.au/ajet/submission/index.php/AJET/article/view/64/25

Faulkner, V., Oakley, G., Rohl, M., Lopes, E., & Solosy, A. (2012). I know it is important but is it my responsibility? Embedding literacy strategies across the middle school curriculum. Education 3-13, 40(1), 35-47. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/03004279.2012.635051

Lock, G., Budgen, F., Oakley, G., & Lunay, R. (2012). The loneliness of the long distance principal. Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 22(2), 65-77. http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=664515896186197;res=IELIND

Lock, G., Budgen, F., Oakley, G., Lunay, R.(2012). Welcome to the outback: The paradoxes of living and teaching in remote Western Australian schools. The Australian and International Jounal of Rural Education, 22(3), pp. 117-136. http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=084614878498362;res=IELIND

Oakley, G., Lock, G., Budgen, F., Hamlett, B. (2011). Pre-service Teachers' Attendance at Lectures and Tutorials: Why Don't They Turn Up? Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 36, 5, pp. 31-47. http://ro.ecu.edu.au/ajte/vol36/iss5/3/

Oakley, G. (2011). The assessment of reading comprehension cognitive strategies: Practices and perceptions of Western Australian teachers. Australian Journal of Language & Literacy, 34, 3, pp. 279-293. http://www.alea.edu.au/documents/item/265

Oakley, G., Jay, J. (2008). Making time for reading: Factors that influence the success of multimedia reading in the home. The Reading Teacher, 62, 3, pp. 246-255.

Oakley, G. (2005). Reading fluency as an outcome of a repertoire of interactive reading competencies: How to teach it to different types of dysfluent readers (and how ICT can help). New England Reading Association Journal, 41(1), 13-21.

Oakley, G. (2003). Improving oral reading fluency (and comprehension) through the creation of electronic talking books. Reading Online, 6(7). Available online: http://www.readingonline.org/articles/oakley

Oakley, G. (2002). Using CD-ROM 'electronic talking books' to help children with mild reading difficulties improve their reading fluency. Australian Journal of Learning Disabilities, 7(4), 20-27.

Peer-reviewed conference papers:

Moradmand, N., Datta, A. & Oakley, G. (2014). An Interactive multimedia development life cycle model based on a cognitive theory of multimedia learning. In Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2014 (pp. 746-761). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Retrieved August 5, 2014 from http://www.editlib.org/p/147578.

Pegrum, M., Oakley, G., Lim, C.P., Xiong, X.B., Yan, H. (2014). Digital storytelling across cultures: Connecting Chinese and Australian schools. IADIS International Conference on Educational Technologies. New Taipei City, Taiwan. December 10th-12th, 2015. http://eric.ed.gov/?q=technology+in+the+classroom&ff1=subEducational+Technology&ff2=pubSpeeches%2fMeeting+Papers&ff3=eduJunior+High+Schools&id=ED557336

Pegrum, M., Oakley, G., Clarke, J. & Sliger, J. (2013). An ecology of mobile screens: iPads meet XOs in a desert school. QScience Proceedings: Vol. 2013, 12th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (mLearn 2013), 4. DOI: 10.5339/qproc.2013.mlearn.4 http://www.qscience.com/doi/abs/10.5339/qproc.2013.mlearn.4

Moradmand, N., Datta, A., & Oakley, G. (2013). My maths story: An application of a computer-assisted framework for teaching mathematics in the lower primary years. SITE International Conference, New Orleans. March 25-29, 2013.

Moradmand, N., Datta, A., & Oakley, G. (2012). A computer-assisted framework based on a cognitivist learning theory for teaching mathematics in the early childhood years. Paper presented at Australian Computers in Education Conference 2012, Perth, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. (2011). Preservice teachers creating digital storybooks for use in early childhood classrooms. Paper presented at the E-Learning (EL 2011) IADIS Multi conference on Computer Science and Information Systems Proceedings, Rome.
http://www.iadisportal.org/digital-library/preservice-teachers-creating-digital-storybooks-for-use-in-early-childhood-classrooms

Churchill, N., Lim, C.P., Oakley, G., Churchill, D. (2008). Digital storytelling and digital literacy learning. ICICTE 2008, Crete.http://www.icicte.org/ICICTE2008Proceedings/churchill043.pdf N/A, pp. 418-430.

Oakley, G. (2005). Helping parents help their struggling literacy learners: using ICT in the home. Paper presented at the Australian Association of Special Education 30th National Conference, Brisbane, Queensland.

Research reports:

Faulkner, V., Oakley, G., Lopes, E., & Solosy, A. (2012). Making the links: Integrating spelling, vocabulary knowledge and reading comprehension across the curriculum. Perth: University of Western Australia and Catholic Education Office of Western Australia. http://www.education.uwa.edu.au/research/makinglinks

Oakley, G., King, R., Scarparolo, G. (2017). An evaluation of ELLN-Digital: Technology-supported professional development on early language, literacy and numeracy for K-3 teachers. Final report for FIT-Ed.

Oakley, G., Pegrum, M., Kheang, T., & Seng, K. (2017). An evaluation of the integration of m-learning in TRAC+ to enhance the literacy of early grade students in Cambodia. Final report for FIT-Ed.

Oakley, G., Pegrum, M., Faulkner, R. & Striepe, M. (2012). Exploring the pedagogical applications of mobile technologies for teaching literacy. Report for the Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia. http://www.education.uwa.edu.au/research/mobile

Faulkner, V., House, H., Lopes, E., Oakley, G., Rohl, M., & Solosy, A. (2011). Making the links: Integrating spelling, vocabulary knowledge and comprehension across the curriculum. Perth: University of Western Australia and Catholic Education Office of Western Australia.

Lock, G., Budgen, F., Lunay, F., & Oakley, G. (2009). Teaching and leading in remote schools: Report for the Association of Independent Schools of Australia (AISWA). Perth, Western Australia: Edith Cowan University.

Barratt-Pugh, C. & Oakley, G.(2007). The Identification of Assessment Resources to Support Children Learning to Read in the Early Years of School. Final Report. Perth, WA: Department of Education and Training, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. & Barratt-Pugh, C.(2007). The identification of assessment resources to support children learning to read in the early years of school. Literature review. Perth, WA: Department of Education and Training, Western Australia.

Barratt-Pugh, C., Rohl, M., Oakley, G., & Elderfield, J. (2005). Better Beginnings: An evaluation from two communities (pp. 1-118). Perth, WA: Department of Culture and the Arts, Government of Western Australia. http://www.liswa.wa.gov.au/bb/pdf/Report20Sept.pdf

Conference presentations:

Oakley, G., Pegrum, M., Kheang, T., Seng, K. (2017). The effectiveness of mLearning in the TRAC+ (Total Reading Approach in Cambodia Plus) Project. Mobiles for Education Alliance Symposium: Future-Proofing Technology for Education in International Development Washington, DC, October 5–6, 2017. http://medalliance.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/FINAL_Presenter-Abstracts-and-Bios-1.pdf

Oakley, G. (2018). Mobile technologies, language and literacy in Early Childhood and Primary education: 10
cool considerations for professional learning. MiTE Conference Galway, Ireland, 19th-20th January 2018.

Oakley, G. (2017). What can young children learn through composing multimodal digital texts? AATE/ALEA Cutting Edge conference. Hobart, Tasmania July 6th-9th, 2017.

Oakley, G. (2017). Teaching teachers how to go mobile: What’s happening in Australia? Keynote presentation at the MTech Conference. Guilin, China, 27th-29th June, 2017.

Oakley, G. (2017). Literature in a digital age. PETAA “The Power of Reading” Conference. Perth, WA. 10th July, 2017.

Oakley, G. (2017). A process of becoming: The interplay between language, literacy, literature and technology. Keynote presentation at the 6th Annual International Conference on Language, Literature and Linguistics (L3, 2017). Singapore 5th-6th June.

Oakley, G. (2017). Literacy and technology: Into the 21st century. Keynote presentation at the 1st International Conference on Language, Literature and Teaching (ICoLLiT) Revitalising Literacy Culture. 4th-5th April, 2017. Surokarta, Indonesia.

Oakley, G. (2017). Blending for blending: Is there a role for ICT in the teaching of spelling? The University of Notre Dame School of Education Fourth Biennial Conference. Fremantle January 30th - 31st.

Oakley, G. (2016). Digital storytelling using multiple apps. CS4HS Conference 2016. Perth October 29th-30th, 2016. (Sponsored by Google).

Bromley, T., Oakley, G. & Vidovich, L. (2015). Literacy teaching in early childhood in an Australian context: Contested policies and practices. AARE 2015, Conference. November 29th, Fremantle, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. (2015). Creating digital multimodal children’s literature in the primary classroom. PETAA Picture This Conference, Perth, 2nd May, 2015.

Oakley, G. (2015). Charlotte’s Web 2.0 and We’re Going on a Share Hunt: Writing in the 21st Century. Notre Dame University Third Biennial School of Education Conference, Fremantle 29th- 30th January, 2015

Palmer, A., Oakley, G. & Pegrum, M. (2015). Students' perceptions of plagiarism in transnational higher education: Impact on education quality. 3rd Dubai International Conference in Higher Education. Feb 1-3, 2015. Dubai, UAE.

Paveling, B., Vidovich, L. & Oakley, G. (2015). The enactment of new Senior School Physical Education curriculum policy in Western Australia. AARE 2015, Conference. November 29th, Fremantle, Western Australia.

Pegrum, M., Oakley, G., Lim, C.P., Xiong, X.B., & Yan, H. (2015). Seeking common ground: Experiences of a Chinese-Australian digital storytelling project. World Universities Network (WUN) Understanding Global Digital Cultures Symposium, Hong Kong, April 25-26.

Oakley, G. (2014). Teaching using augmented reality. CS4HS Conference 2014. Perth November 6th-7th, 2014. (Sponsored by Google).

Oakley, G., Pegrum, M. (2014). Multi-modal stories: Languages and cultural exchange. AEF National Conference “New World. New Thinking”. Sydney, 16th-17th June, 2014.

Oakley, G. (2013). Teaching literacy using mobile technologies. WA Association of Teacher Assistants' 21st Conference. Fremantle, August 9th-11th, 2013.

Oakley, G. (2013). Using mobile technologies in the primary school classroom for literacy learning. Making the Australian Curriculum Come Alive Conference. Notre Dame University, Fremantle, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. & Fellowes, J. (2013). Writing Communication: Keeping them Motivated. Curriculum Conversations. ALEA State Conference. Fremantle 11/5/2013.

Oakley, G., Pegrum, M., & Faulkner, R. (2012). Choosing to teach with mobile technologies: Guidelines from early adopters. Paper presented at the Australian Computers in Education Conference, Perth, Western Australia.

Oakley, G., Pegrum, M., & Faulkner, R. (2012). Using mobile technologies in the early years to improve classroom practice. Paper presented at the Primary Curriculum Conference - Architecture of Learning: Dignity, Diversity, Design. CEOWA., Perth, Australia.

Oakley, G. (2012). Assessment of reading comprehension (cognitive strategies). Paper presented at the Building Stronger Beginnings Forum, UWA, Perth, Western Australia.

Oakley, G., Pegrum, M., & Johnston, S. (2012). Developing a professional e-portfolio integrated with teaching, learning and assessment. Paper presented at the UWA Teaching and Learning Research Colloquium. Perth, Western Australia.

Pegrum, M., Oakley, G. & Faulkner, R.(2012). Mobile learning in K-12 education: Teachers' technological, pedagogical and organisational considerations. Paper presented at the MobilLearn Asia 2012 Conference. Sentosa, Singapore.

Pegrum, M., Oakley, G., & Faulkner, R. (2012). iPads: The beginning or the end of learning? Paper presented at the Australian College of Educators 2012 Hot Topic Seminar Series, Leederville, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. (2012). Using Games to Teach Phonological Awareness K-P. Early Years in Education (EYES) Conference 2012 - Quest for Excellence. Perth, Western Australia.

Lock, G., Budgen, F., Oakley, G., & Lunay, R. (2011). What’s going on out there? Teacher experiences in isolated schools: Lessons for teacher educators. Paper presented at the ATEA Conference, Melbourne.

Oakley, G. (2011). How can play and ‘intentional teaching’ co-exist in quality K-2 programs? Keynote presentation at Pathways to Literacy: Supporting Literacy Development in the Early Years Conference. Bunbury, Western Australia.

Oakley, G (2011). Games for the teaching and assessment of phonological awareness. Pathways to Literacy: Supporting Literacy Development in the Early Years Conference. Bunbury, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. (2011). What can primary principals do to stimulate an awareness of words and their power? Paper presented at the Western Australian Primary Principals Association (WAPPA) Conference 2011. Perth, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. (2011). Victims, victors or players? Conceptualisations of young children in the cyber age. Paper presented at the 19th Reconceptualising Early Childhood Education. University of East London, UK.

Oakley, G., Faulkner, V.(2011). Expand their vocabulary: Why and how? Paper presented at the UKLA 47th International Conference: Empowerment Through Literacy, Chester, UK.

Oakley, G., & Faulkner, V. & Rohl, M. (2010). Making the Links: Spelling and word study across the curriculum. Paper presented at the United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) International Conference. Winchester, UK.

Oakley, G. (2009). Comprehension Processes: What’s Happening in Western Australia? Paper presented at the United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) International Conference, Greenwich, UK.

Lock, G., Oakley, G., & Budgen, F. (2008, July 8th -10th). Preservice teachers: Factors influencing attendance at lectures and tutorials. Paper presented at the Australian Teacher Educators Association (ATEA) National Conference, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

Lock, G., Oakley, G., & Budgen, F. (2008, July 8th -10th). Student preference for teaching and learning strategies. Paper presented at the Australian Teacher Educators Association (ATEA) National Conference, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

Oakley, G. (2007). The use of electronic talking books as a means of motivating reluctant readers. Paper presented at the Critical Capital: Teaching & Learning. AATE/ALEA National Conference. Canberra, Australia.

Oakley, G., & Fellowes, J. (2007). Comprehension strategies used by middle and upper primary school children when reading hypermedia texts. Paper presented at the Critical Capital: Teaching & Learning. AATE/ALEA National Conference, Canberra.

Jay, J. & Oakley, G. (2006). Supporting parents and teachers to use electronic texts in the home to encourage resistant readers to engage in reading. The Thirteenth International Conference on Learning, Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Taylor, T., Oakley, G., & Newhouse-Maiden, L. (2006). Literacy Wings. Paper presented at the Gifted 2006 Concepts Challenges Realities National Conference for Gifted Education. Perth, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. (2006). Helping Older Children Comprehend And Learn From Hypermedia Texts: Developing ‘Web Literacy. Paper presented at the English Teachers of Australia WA State Conference (ETAWA). Perth, Western Australia.

Oakley, G., Fellowes, J., & Nelson, B. (2006). Helping children comprehend hypermedia texts. Paper presented at the ALEA WA State Literacy Conference, Perth, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. (2005). Using ICT to facilitate literacy learning. Paper presented at the Edith Cowan Memorial Conference, Perth, Western Australia.

Oakley, G (2004). The Formative Experiment as a Literacy Research Methodology: Its Usefulness and Limitations. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Round Table of the Centre for Applied Language and Literacy Research, Perth, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. (2004). Using information and communications technology (ICT) to assist students who experience reading difficulties: Some simple ideas for teachers who aren't computer 'experts'. Paper presented at the AATE/ALEA Conference, Perth, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. (2003). The creation of electronic talking books to help children improve their oral reading fluency and comprehension. Paper presented at the TRLD (Technology and Reading and Learning Difficulties) International Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Oakley, G. (2002). Using Interactive Multimedia to help children with reading difficulties. Paper presented at the TRIP Presentations: Thoughts on Research in Progress, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. (2002). Using Interactive Multimedia to help children with reading difficulties. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Round Table Conference of the Centre for Applied Language and Literacy Research, Perth, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. (2001). Using electronic storybooks to improve the oral reading fluency of children with mild reading difficulties: Issues to consider. Paper presented at the 6th Annual Round Table of the Centre for Applied Language and Literacy Research, Perth, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. (2001). Using electronic storybooks to improve the oral reading fluency of children with mild reading difficulties. Paper presented at the AATE/ALEA State Conference, Perth, Western Australia.

Oakley, G. (2001). 12 things children can do with electronic talking books ... maybe. Paper presented at the AATE/ALEA National Conference, Hobart, Tasmania.

Children’s fiction:

Oakley, G. (2004). The magician and the fairy. South Yarra: Macmillan Education Australia. (Children’s book/novel). See http://aussiereviews.com/2004/09/the-magician-and-the-fairy-by-grace-oakley/

Oakley, G. (2003). How to fix a fairy. South Yarra: Macmillan Education Australia. (Children’s book.

Oakley, G. (2003). The pontiac and the fairy. South Yarra: Macmillan Education Australia. (Children’s book/novel). http://aussiereviews.com/2004/12/the-pontiac-and-the-fairy-by-grace-oakley/

Other publications:

Oakley, G., Pegrum, M., & Faulkner, R. (2012). Changing everything? iPads in education. Professional Educator, 11(5), 8-9.

Pegrum, M., & Oakley, G. (2012). How to build an e-portfolio. Education Review, September, 30.

Oakley, G. & Fellowes, J. (2011). Gruffalos, aliens and gremlins: Using fantasy literature in early childhood classrooms. Class Ideas K-3.

Oakley, G. (2008). Using literacy software to assist 'at risk' middle primary school children improve their reading comprehension. Australian Journal of Dyslexia, Spring/Summer, 19-30.

Oakley, G. (2008). e-LEA: Multimodal writing. Practically Primary, 13(1), 23-24.

Oakley, G. (2007). Can ICT help children spell? Practically Primary, 12(1), 45-47.

Oakley, G. (2007). I don’t feel shy when I don’t feel shy. Practically Primary, 12(2), 22-23

Oakley, G. (2006). What is blogging and how can I use it in my classroom? Practically Primary, 11(3), 32-33

Oakley, G. (2006). Assessing reading comprehension. Practically Primary, 11(2).

Oakley, G. (2006). From theory to practice: motivating children to engage in reading. Practically Primary, 11(1), 18-22.

Oakley, G. (2005). Connecting the four practices with the teaching of spelling. Practically Primary, 10(2), 47.

Oakley, G. (2002). Using Interactive Multimedia to help children become independent readers. Practically Primary, 7(3), 39-41.

Taylor, T., & Oakley, G. (2007). Catering for gifted children in the literacy classroom. Practically Primary, 12(1), 21-26.
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Course Coordinator - Master of Teaching (Primary). Coordinator of Master of Teaching (Early Childhood 2013 and 2014)

Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning)2012-2017

Associate Chair UWA Curriculum Committee 2015-2016

Academic Conduct Adviser 2015-present

Deputy Head of School (Education)
Future research
Teaching spelling
Mobile Technologies and Literacy Learning
Blended learning
Funding received
A/Prof Oakley, A/Prof Pegrum (2017). 'An Evaluation of the Integration of m-Learning in TRAC+ to Enhance the Literacy of Early Grade Students in Cambodia', Foundation for Information Technology Education and Development Inc (FIT-ED).

A/Prof Grace Oakley (2016). 'ELLN Digital Technology-Supported Teacher Professional Development on Early Language, Literacy and Numeracy for K-3 Teachers', Foundation for Information Technology Education and Development Inc. (FIT-ED).


A/Prof Grace Oakley, A/Prof Mark Pegrum 2016, 'Japan-Australia multimodal stories for language and cultural exchange ', Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade Australia Japan Foundation.

Associate Professor Grace Oakley, Associate Professor Mark Pegrum, Professor Cher Ping Lim and Professor Yan Hanbing (2013). 'Multimodal Stories for Language and Cultural Exchange', Australia-China Council.

Dr Valerie Faulkner, Associate Professor Grace Oakley 2011, 'Making the Links: Integrating spelling, Word building and Vocabulary development', Catholic Education Office of Western Australia.

Associate Professor Grace Oakley 2011, 'Teaching Teachers for the Future - Building on the ICT Capacity of Pre Service Teachers in Australian Universities', Australian Council of Deans of Education.

Associate Professor Grace Oakley, Associate Professor Mark Pegrum, Associate Professor Robert Faulkner 2011, 'Exploring the Pedagogical Applications of Mobile Technologies - iPod Touch & iPad - for Teaching Literacy in Western Australian Independent Schools', Association of Independent Schools of WA.

Dr Valerie Faulkner, Associate Professor Grace Oakley 2010, 'Making the Links - Integrating Spelling Word Study & Vocabulary Development', Catholic Education Office of Western Australia.

Dr Valerie Faulkner, Associate Professor Grace Oakley 2009, 'Making the Links - Integrating Spelling Word Study & Vocabulary Development', Catholic Education Office of Western Australia.
Industrial relevance
Educational innovation in higher education and schools. Language and literacy learning.
Languages
Some French, German, Japanese.
Memberships
Australian Literacy Educators Association (ALEA)
International Literacy Association (ILA)
Primary English Teachers Association of Australia (PETAA)
Previous positions
Senior Lecturer, Primary Program Director Edith Cowan University
Primary School Teacher, Western Australia
General Manager/Director - Health industry

Teaching
Current and past (at UWA):
Language and Literacy in Early Childhood, Differentiationg the Curriculum, Social Interactions and the Developing Child, Interventions for Learning, Literacy Across the Curriculum, A World of Mobile Learning
Previous Years (selected units):
Social Interactions and the Developing Child, Master's Major Paper, Development Teaching and Laarning, Capstone Teaching Experience.
Current external positions
Australian Literacy Educators Association. Perth Local Council. (WA State Director, Perth Local Council Member, previous Treasurer and Vice President, co-convenor of AATE/ALEA National conference)

NADLATE member (Network of Associate Deans of Learning and Teaching in the Discipline of Education).

Early Childhood and Primary Curriculum Advisory Committee - School Curriculum and Standards Authority (WA)

Australian Journal of Teacher Education - Board Member.
Useful links
Multimodal stories for language and cultural exchange http://auschinastories.net.au/

Australia-Japan Multimodal e-books for Language and Cultural Exchange
http://www.ausjapanstories.id.au/
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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