Kervin, Lisa K. Professor

Professor in Language and Literacy

  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Early Start Research
  • School of Education
  • Associate Dean, Research - Faculty of Social Science 2017 -

Overview


Prof Lisa Kervin is a researcher in Language and Literacy at the University of Wollongong, where she also leads research on Play, Curriculum and Pedagogy in Early Start Research. After completing her undergraduate studies and PhD at the University of Wollongong, she took up academic appointment in the (then) Faculty of Education at UOW in 2004.

Prof Kervin’s main research interests include: (1) children’s literacy practices, (2) how children use technology and understand Digital Literacies and (3) how teachers may be supported in using technology in classroom literacy experiences. She has researched her own teaching and has collaborative research partnerships with teachers and students in tertiary and primary classrooms and prior-to-school settings.

Top Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Selected Publications


Available as Research Supervisor

Potential Supervision Topics


  • Children's literacy practices
    Digital literacy
    Digital play

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy The Five Island's People - An Historical Account of the Traditional Aboriginal Custodians of the Illawarra Region including Clan Boundaries, Traditional Social Structures Highlighting Traditional Educational Methodologies
    Doctor of Philosophy Creating 'spaces' for children to talk about texts in early childhood classrooms Herold, Jan
    Doctor of Philosophy Extending on our understanding of digital play: children co-designing apps for children Rivera, Clara
    Doctor of Philosophy Digital Text Creation Pedagogies in Early Childhood Parker, Mitchell
    Doctor of Education Using Eye Movement Technology and Reading Assessment to Better Understand and Develop Children's Reading Proficiency Bartosh, Kirsty
    Doctor of Education Digital storytellling: examining the experience of viewing a digital story resume in a job interview mock setting from the perspective of the creator and the viewer Tanner, Jane
    Doctor of Education An Investigation of Comprehension and Pedagogy in Middle Years English and Science Byers, Susan
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Examining and supporting online reading practices for young children Hutton, Jan

Teaching Overview


  • A/Prof Kervin is an experienced Subject Coordinator, Lecturer and Tutor in areas of language and literacy (primary and Early Childhood programs) and research methods (undergraduate and postgraduate) in the School of Education.

Full Name


  • Lisa Kervin, K

Mailing Address


  • School of Education

    Faculty of Social Science

    University of Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Located In Facility


Top Publications


Selected Publications


Potential Supervision Topics


  • Children's literacy practices
    Digital literacy
    Digital play

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy The Five Island's People - An Historical Account of the Traditional Aboriginal Custodians of the Illawarra Region including Clan Boundaries, Traditional Social Structures Highlighting Traditional Educational Methodologies
    Doctor of Philosophy Creating 'spaces' for children to talk about texts in early childhood classrooms Herold, Jan
    Doctor of Philosophy Extending on our understanding of digital play: children co-designing apps for children Rivera, Clara
    Doctor of Philosophy Digital Text Creation Pedagogies in Early Childhood Parker, Mitchell
    Doctor of Education Using Eye Movement Technology and Reading Assessment to Better Understand and Develop Children's Reading Proficiency Bartosh, Kirsty
    Doctor of Education Digital storytellling: examining the experience of viewing a digital story resume in a job interview mock setting from the perspective of the creator and the viewer Tanner, Jane
    Doctor of Education An Investigation of Comprehension and Pedagogy in Middle Years English and Science Byers, Susan
    Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) Examining and supporting online reading practices for young children Hutton, Jan

Teaching Overview


  • A/Prof Kervin is an experienced Subject Coordinator, Lecturer and Tutor in areas of language and literacy (primary and Early Childhood programs) and research methods (undergraduate and postgraduate) in the School of Education.

Full Name


  • Lisa Kervin, K

Mailing Address


  • School of Education

    Faculty of Social Science

    University of Wollongong

    NSW

    2522

    Australia

Located In Facility


Research Areas