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Donna Satterthwait

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Donna Satterthwait

Lecturer - Science Education

Room 442, Hytten Hall, Sandy Bay Campus

+61 3 6226 1730 (phone)

+61 3 6324 3048 (fax)

Donna.Satterthwait@utas.edu.au

Teaching Responsibilities

Dr Donna Satterthwait has been involved in teaching at universities in science and education faculties across Australia and in the USA. Over the last 15 years her focus has been in teacher education and professional teacher development, especially curriculum design in science education and assessment practices and policies. She also enjoys occasionally returning to the school classroom to delight in facilitating learning in young adolescents.

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Fields of Research

  • Education (139999)
  • Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy (130212)
  • Education Assessment and Evaluation (130303)
  • Secondary Education (130106)
  • Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogy (130213)
  • Education Systems (130199)
  • Primary Education (excl. Maori) (130105)
  • Educational Administration, Management and Leadership (130304)

Research Objectives

  • Education and Training (939999)
  • Education and Training Systems (930599)
  • Pedagogy (930201)
  • Education and Training Systems Policies and Development (930501)
  • Learner and Learning Processes (930102)
  • Syllabus and Curriculum Development (930302)
  • Teaching and Instruction (930299)
  • Teacher and Instructor Development (930202)

Publications

Total publications

7

Journal Article

(5 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2018Satterthwait D, 'Making biology count: integrating mathematics into the teaching of inheritance', Journal of Biological Education, 52, (1) pp. 92-97. ISSN 0021-9266 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/00219266.2018.1427613 [eCite] [Details]

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2010Satterthwait D, 'Why are 'hands-on' science activities so effective for student learning?', Teaching Science, 56, (2) pp. 7-10. ISSN 1449-6313 (2010) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

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2001Satterthwait DR, 'Queensland Educational reform: What does it mean for teachers?', The Queensland Science Teacher, 27, (6) pp. 7-8. (2001) [Non Refereed Article]

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2000Mills M, Satterthwait DR, 'The disciplining of pre-service teachers: Reflections on the teaching of reflective teaching', Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 28, (1) pp. 29-38. ISSN 1359-866X (2000) [Refereed Article]

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2000Satterthwait DR, 'What's so scary about GE foods?', Social Alternatives, 19, (4) pp. 74-75. ISSN 0155-0306 (2000) [Refereed Article]

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Conference Publication

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2007Howells KM, Booth S, Brown NR, Fitzallen NE, Satterthwait DR, 'The enhancement of generic attributes through assessment tasks and reflective learning', Teaching Matters 2007: Showcasing Innovation, Friday 30th November, Hobart Tasmania EJ (2007) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Howells KM; Booth S; Brown NR; Fitzallen NE

Contract Report, Consultant's Report

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2005Satterthwait DR, 'An Evaluation of the 2005 Program of Professional Development for Schools through Moderation Activities', Tasmanian Qualifications Authority (2005) [Contract Report]

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Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

3

Total funding

$145,320

Projects

The UTAS Science Fair Website Project (2014)$17,970
Description
This project involves the development of a website where adults can learn how to engage young people in science.
Funding
Tasmanian Community Fund ($17,970)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Satterthwait DR
Year
2014
TCE Moderation/PD Patnership Project (2005 - 2006)$7,350
Funding
Tasmanian Qualifications Authority ($7,350)
Scheme
Consultancy
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Satterthwait DR
Period
2005 - 2006
SiMERR Hub Tasmania (2005 - 2007)$120,000
Funding
University of New England ($120,000)
Scheme
Grant-SiMERR Hub
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Watson JM; Beswick K; Brown NR; Satterthwait DR; Robertson ME; Fluck AE; Bound HI
Period
2005 - 2007

Research Supervision

Current

1

Completed

3

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDPreservice Teacher Conceptions of Teacher Agency and Support for Primary Science: A Professional Learning Case Study2008

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDReforming Teaching Practice in Indonesia: A case Study of the Implementation of Active Learning in Primary Schools in North Maluku
Candidate: Sopantini Heyward
2014
PhDAssessing Behavioural Flexibility in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Using Play-Based Procedures
Candidate: Nadia Daniela Ollington
2012
PhDFamily and Community Factors Encouraging Study Persistence Among Tasmanian Rural High School Students: An Exploration of Social Capital
Candidate: Hazel Joyce Baynes
2009