Project Publications News

Fenwick, L., & Herrington, M. (2022). Teacher use of genre pedagogy: engaging students in dialogue about content area language during text deconstruction. Language and Education, 1-16.

Hao, J., & Humphrey, S. L. (2019). Reading nominalizations in senior science. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 42, 100793.

Humphrey, S., Hao, J., & Rose, D. (2020). Launching research: a Martinian perspective on science pedagogy In Michele Zappavigna & B. Quiroz (Eds.), Discourses of hope and reconciliation: A tribute to J. R. Martin’s contributions to SFL and beyond. Bloomsbury.

Mills, K., Unsworth, L., & Scholes, L. (2022). Literacy for Digital Futures: Mind, Body, Text Routledge. Chapter 8. Infographics and Scientific Literacy

Ngo, T., Unsworth, L., & Herrington, M. (2022). Teacher Orchestration of Language and Gesture in Explaining Science Concepts in Images. Research in Science Education(52), 1013–1030.

Pham, L., & Tytler, R. (2021). The Semiotic Function of a Bridging Representation to Support Students’ Meaning-Making in Solution Chemistry. Research in Science Education, 1-17.

Unsworth, L. (2020). Intermodal relations, mass and presence in school science explanation genres. In Michele Zappavigna & B. Quiroz (Eds.), Discourses of hope and reconciliation: J. R. Martin’s contributions to Systemic Functional Linguistics. Bloomsbury Academic.

Unsworth, L. (2021). High School Science Infographics: Multimodal Meaning Complexes in Composite Image-Language Ensembles. Pensamiento Educativo, Revista de Investigación Educacional Latinoamericana (PEL), 58(2), 1-18.

Unsworth, L., Tytler, R., & Fenwick, L. (2021). Methodological Challenges for Collaborative Research in Senior Science Classrooms. In P. White, R. Tytler, J. Cripps Clark, & J. Ferguson (Eds.), Methodological Approaches to STEM Education Research (Vol. 2, pp. 66-84). Cambridge Scholars.

Unsworth, L., Tytler, R., Fenwick, L., Humphrey, S., Chandler, P., Herrington, M., & Pham, L. (2022). Multimodal Literacy in School Science: Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Theory, Research and Pedagogy. Routledge. 10.4324/9781003150718

Events / News

Literacy for Learning: working toward enhancing practice in secondary school classrooms

On 23rd February 2018 Brunswick Secondary College hosted an important event offering a platform for highly competent teachers and principals from Roxburgh Secondary College, Hume Central Secondary College, and Brunswick Secondary College to share what they did to improve literacy skills in secondary school classrooms. Brief presentations included classroom video clips followed by feedback from Dr Mary Jean Gallagher and Brian Dare and further discussions on:

  1. Multiliteracies in Senior Secondary Science (M3S) Research Project
  2. Subject teacher reflections on implementing Literacy for Learning in their teaching and challenges of implementation
  3. Creating quality and consistency of implementation

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