Publications Young Learners Project


Articles & Refereed Papers

Raban, B. & Scull, J. (2013) Young Learners: Defining literacy in the early years - a contested space. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood 38(1) 100-106.

Brown, P.M., Byrnes, L.J., Raban, B. & Watson, L (2012) Young Learners: The home literacy environments of Australian four-year-olds. Journal of Research in Childhood Education.

Brown, R., Scull, J., Nolan A., Raban, B. & Deans, J. (2012). Mapping the beliefs and practices of early childhood teachers in relation to early literacy development. Australian Educational Researcher, Online First ™, 23 April 2012.

Raban, B. (2012). Early Literacy - Audience, Context and Purpose. Practically Primary, 17(2), 4-5.

Raban, B., Scull, J., Nolan, A., & Paatsch, L. (2010). Young Learners: Teaching that supports Learning about literacy in the preschool. Invited Publication in the School of Continuing Education, Hong Kong Baptist University, 35th Anniversary Anthology of Educational Research, December, 2010.

Church, A., (2010). Opportunities for learning during storybook reading at preschool. Applied Linguistics Review, 1 (1), 225-251.

Scull, J., Brown, R., & Deans, J. (2009). Literacy in the preschool: Teachers’ beliefs, theories and practices. Paper presented at the AATE/ALEA National Conference for teachers of English and Literacy. Hobart, July, 2009.

Raban, B., Brown, M., Care, E., Rickards, F. & O'Connell,T. (2009) Young Learners: Learning and Literacy in the Early Years. AARE International Education Research Conference.

DEST Early Childhood Learning Resources (2005). Summary of the literature – Information for parents and carers. A summary of the extensive literature review undertaken by Professor Marilyn Fleer and Professor Bridie Raban