Dr Elizabeth Curtis
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BiographyDr Elizabeth Curtis' background is in secondary History, English and Studies of Religion teaching in the private sector. Elizabeth has been involved with sessional teaching at QUT in the Faculty of Education since 2007 and was appointed as a lecturer in the School of Cultural and Professional Learning in January 2013. She teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate students with a particular focus on classroom teaching practices. Elizabeth has recently completed her PhD which was a qualitative research study into the role of explicit values education and its impact upon quality teaching in pre-service teacher education. Her research interests include:
- the role of the affective in teaching and learning
- pre-service teacher education and preparing quality teachers
- values education
- Philosophy in the Classroom
Specialist Studies in Education, Other Education
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)
- Graduate Diploma in Education (Australian Catholic Uni)
- Bachelor of Arts (University of Queensland)
- Unit coordinator: SPP402 - Primary Educational Perspectives
- Unit coordinator: EDBo24 - Primary Field Studies 4 - Professional Work of Teachers
- Unit coordinator: EDB025 - Primary Internship
- Unit coordinator: EDB022 - Primary Field Studies 2 - Practising Education in the Field
- i-net tutor: EDB004 - Teaching and Learning Studies 4: Inclusive Education
- Tutor: SPB012: Classroom and Behaviour Management
- Tait G, O'Farrell C, Davey Chesters S, Brownlee J, Spooner-Lane R, Curtis E, (2012) 'Are there any right or wrong answers in teaching philosophy?': Ethics, epistemology, and philosophy in the classroom, Teaching Philosophy, 35 (4), pp. 367-381.
- Curtis E, (2010) Embedding 'philosophy in the classroom' in pre-service teacher education. In T Lovat, K Dally, R Toomey & N Clement, Teacher education and values pedagogy: a student wellbeing approach, David Barlow Publishing, pp. 108-120.
- Spooner-Lane R, Curtis E, Mergler A, (2010) Embracing philosophy and raising the standard of pre-service teacher education programs. In T Lovat, R Toomey & N Clement, International Research Handbook on Values Education and Student Wellbeing, Springer, pp. 377-394.
- Mergler A, Curtis E, Spooner-Lane R, (2009) Teacher educators embrace philosophy: Reflections on a new way of looking at preparing pre-service teachers, The Australian Journal Of Teacher Education, 34 (5), pp. 1-13.
- Curtis E, (2008) Individual differences in thinking and learning. In D Bland D, D Tangen D, L Mercer L, E Curtis E, T Sedgley T, A Mergler A & R Spooner-Lane R, Engaging Diverse Learners, Pearson Education Australia, pp. 97-115.
- Curtis E, (2008) Creating supportive learning environments. In D Bland D, D Tangen D, L Mercer L, E Curtis E, T Sedgley T, A Mergler A & R Spooner-Lane R, Engaging Diverse Learners, Pearson Education Australia, pp. 77-96.