Mrs Shaleen Prowse
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
BiographyShaleen Prowse is a lecturer in the School of Early Childhood, QUT. She co-ordinates and teaches across the many arts units and electives taught within the school. Shaleen's current PhD research is focused on media play in an early childhood context. She is also investigating digital literacy definitions, experiences and languages that young children bring with them into to the first years of schooling. Shaleen is currently researching media play as a new media for young children to share their knowledge, experiences and lifeworlds in a way that is not bound by traditional print based literacies. Shaleen was a co-researcher on a large Australian Schools Innovation in Science, technology and Mathematics (ASISTM) grant that enabled children across Queensland to film the science of their lives and share via a web page. Shaleen continues to successfully co-ordinated undergraduate students in their production of quality arts experiences for young children as a part of the Queensland Performing Arts Complex (QPAC) Out of the Box Festival. Shaleen presents research papers both internationally and nationally around, media, technology, ICT and digital literacy in an early childhood setting. Prior to entering the academy, Shaleen held positions of Deputy Principal, Key Stage One, Head of Curriculum, Preparatory teacher and classroom teacher within a variety of independent and Education Queensland sites.
Education Systems, Specialist Studies in Education
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- M Ed (Griffith University)
- B Ed (Griffith University)