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Dr Rebecca Miles Lecturer, Curri Innovation, Design & Dev, Education A-W

Dr Rebecca Miles is a lecturer in curriculum innovation, design and development with a current focus on pre-service teacher education. Her research interests are centred on 1) knowledge, curriculum theory and inquiry, 2) teacher professional practice, 3) pedagogy in online teaching and learning, and 4) place-based education. Rebecca's teaching focuses on social and cultural contexts in education and teacher research. Rebecca's PhD research was on place-based environmental education, drawing on practice theories to consider ways that place, knowledge and practice intersect in educating primary school students about being in the world. Her PhD dissertation was a recipient of the 2014 NSW Institute of Educational Research Beth Southwell Outstanding Thesis Award and she has also been recognised for her research strength, receiving the Faculty of Education Early Career Researcher Award in 2014.

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