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Author: Assoc. Prof. Linda Hobbs

A Symposium on Teaching out-of-field

The upcoming symposium for the OOF-TAS Collective (Out-of-field, Teaching Across Specialisations) will be online this year on August 29-30. Because it is international the Australian times will be 4pm-9pm. The Collective’s website is: http://ooftas-col …

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Posted in Posts by Assoc. Prof. Linda Hobbs on July 11, 2020

Tech Schools Evaluation

Deakin University researchers are working with the Tech Schools Branch within the Department of Education and Training to conducted an evaluation of the tech Schools Initiative. To learn more about the Tech Schools, visit the DET website. The evaluatio …

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Posted in Research Projects by Assoc. Prof. Linda Hobbs on April 27, 2020

Learning to teach science out-of-field: A spatial-temporal experience.

This will be published as part of a special issue in 2020.

Posted in Publications by Assoc. Prof. Linda Hobbs on April 27, 2020

7th OOF-TAS Collective Online Symposium

The theme for the symposium is: Out-of-field teaching across the teaching disciplines and contexts This theme welcomes research and commentary relating to the out-of-field teaching phenomenon in primary, secondary and tertiary education, and in all sub …

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Posted in Events by Assoc. Prof. Linda Hobbs on April 27, 2020

Deakin STEM Education Conference 2020

The 2020 Deakin STEM Education Conference has been postponed till 21-22 June 2021. More information to be realised soon. Call for Papers will remain open. https://www.deakin.edu.au/stem-education-conference-2020 This year we will have a special focus o …

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Posted in Events by Assoc. Prof. Linda Hobbs on April 27, 2020

Girls in STEM: Overcoming challenges

How can we get more girls interested in STEM-related subjects and careers? An article outlining from challenges and solutions.

Posted in Posts by Assoc. Prof. Linda Hobbs on October 16, 2019

Out-of-field teaching in the news, again!

Associate Professor Linda Hobbs features in news about teaching out-of-field

Posted in Posts by Assoc. Prof. Linda Hobbs on October 14, 2019

Deakin to undertake the Tech School Evaluation

The Science Education team at Deakin University has been commissioned by DET to undertake an evaluation of the Victorian Tech Schools initiative.

Posted in Posts by Assoc. Prof. Linda Hobbs on September 26, 2019

What can we do about the phenomenon of teaching out-of-field?

By Associate Professor Linda Hobbs, Deakin University Originally Posted on the ASERA website: https://www.asera.org.au/news/discussion-piece-what-can-we-do-about-phenomenon-teaching-out-field Teaching out-of-field is a contentious practice in most Aust …

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Posted in Blog posts by Assoc. Prof. Linda Hobbs on July 16, 2019

Designing professional development for teachers teaching out-of-field

Kenny, J., Hobbs, L., & Whannell, R. (2019). Designing professional development for teachers teaching out-of-field. Professional Development in Education, Online first May 8, 2019.

Posted in Publications by Assoc. Prof. Linda Hobbs on July 3, 2019