Adjunct Professor
Helen Nixon

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Personal details


Literacy And New Media, Literacy And Place, Literacy Studies, New Literacies, Place-Based Pedagogy, Teacher Research


Specialist Studies in Education, Cultural Studies, Literary Studies

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


  • PhD (University of Queensland)
  • MEdStudies (University of Adelaide)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Member: Australian Association for Research in Education

  • Member: British Educational Research Association

  • Member: Australian Association for the Teaching of English

  • Member: Australia Literacy Educators’ Association

  • Member: The United Kingdom Literacy Association


I have taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Literacy Education and EdD Coursework in Reading Educational Policy.
Recent examples include online Masters courses in:

  • Language and Multiliteracies

  • Critical Literacy

  • Literacies and New Technologies.

I have supervised 6 doctoral students to completion and currently co-supervise 2 PhD and 3 EdD students.

Selected publications

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Research projects