Dr Reece Mills

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Teacher Education & Leadership


Personal details

Positions

Course Coordinator
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Teacher Education & Leadership
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Teacher Education & Leadership

Keywords

Earth and Environmental Science Education, Conceptual Change, Learning Progressions, Primary Science Teacher Education, Teacher Education and Professional Learning (TEPL)

Discipline

Curriculum and Pedagogy, Specialist Studies in Education

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

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Education) (James Cook Uni. of North Qld)
  • Bachelor of Education with Honours (James Cook Uni. of North Qld)

Professional memberships and associations

Australasian Science Education Research Association (ASERA) - Executive Board Member

Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA)

Fellow of the Higher Education  Academy (FHEA)

Teaching

Reece is currently teaching in the Bachelor of Education (Primary) and Masters of Teaching (Primary) courses. He is currently teaching the units:


  • EUB210: Science in Primary Education
  • EUB212: Primary Science Curriculum Studies
  • EUN108: Science Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • EUN303: Science Primary Specialisation 1
  • EUN306: Science Primary Specialisation 2

Reece's teaching has been recognised by way of a number of awards, including a QUT STARS Award (2016), QUT Vice Chancellor's Performance Award (2016), and QUT Faculty of Education Teaching and Learning Award (2017).

Experience

Publications

QUT ePrints

For more publications by Reece, explore their research on ePrints (our digital repository).

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Awards

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • EARLY CAREER TEACHERS' DEVELOPMENT OF TEACHER SELF-EFFICACY, IN A CONTEXT OF CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT REFORM
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Terri Bourke, Dr Chris Blundell
  • How do lived experiences influence adult learners' decision to engage in STEM participation and pathways?
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Terri Bourke
  • Exploring pedagogical approaches to develop early childhood students' knowledge of the nature of science
    Professional Doctorate, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Dann Mallet, Dr Senka Henderson
  • THE ROLE OF BLOCK PLAY IN PROMOTING CHILDREN'S ENGINEERING THINKING
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Dann Mallet