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Caroline Smith

Adjunct Senior Lecturer

Building D, Cradle Coast Campus

Achievements

Recipient of Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) citation award 'for leadership in the development and implementation of Education for Sustainability within pre-service and in-service teacher education' (2009).

General Responsibilities

Sessional lecturer, Science education

Publications

  • Carter, L. and Smith, C. (2003). Re-visioning science education from a science studies and futures perspective. Journal of Futures Studies 7 (4) pp 45-54.
  • Gidley, J., Bateman, D. & Smith C. (2004). Futures in education: Principles, practice and potential. Australian Foresight Institute Monograph #4. Melbourne: Swinburne University of Technology.
  • Hurley, K., Masini, E., Boulding, E., Eisler, R., Premchander, S., McCorduck, P., Kelly, P., Bateman, D., Sahtouris, E., Smith, C., Patinol, J., Jarva, V., Milosevic, I. & Groff, L. (2008). Futures studies and feminism, Futures40 (4), pp 388-407.
  • Ryan, J., Jones, M., Buchanan, M., Morris, P. Nuttall, M. & Smith, C. (2011). Effective preservice teacher education 'At a distance': An investigation of the multimodal delivery of a secondary preservice teacher education program-perceptions of preservice teachers, teachers and university lecturers. In MacTeer, C. Distance Education (pp. 149-166). Nova Publications.
  • Smith, C. (In press). Permaculture – history and futures. In Slaughter, R. and Sykes-Kelleher, A. (In press). History of Australian Futures. Centre for Australian Foresight. http://cfaf.com.au/a-history-of-australian-futures/
  • Smith, C. (In Press). Role plays and drama in science learning. In Gunstone, R. (Ed). Encyclopedia of Science Education. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer Academic Publishers.
  • Smith, C. (2010). Reconnecting with Earth: Ecospirituality as the missing dimension in spirituality and sustainability education. Ch. 34. In de Souza, M., Francis, L., O'Higgins-Norman, J., Scott, D. (eds). International Handbook of Education for Spirituality, Care and Wellbeing. 2 volumes. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer Academic Publishers.
  • Smith, C. (2009). Education for sustainability and the role of future-focused pedagogy. In J. Zajda (ed.) Globalisation and comparative education in schooling for the future: Comparative education policy for the 21st century. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer Academic Publishers.
  • Smith, C. (2009). Reconnecting with the universe: Religious education for ecospirituality. Religious Education Journal of Australia (REJA)25 (1) pp 17-24.
  • Smith, C. (2007).  Education and society: The case for ecoliteracy. Education and Society25 (1), pp25-37.
  • Smith C. (2002). Permaculture: hope and empowerment for a sustainable future. In S Inayatullah & S Leggetts (eds.) Transforming communication: Technology, sustainability and future generations. Connecticut: Praeger Publishers, pp 170-179.
  • Sullivan, P., Prain, V., Campbell, C., Deed, C., Drane, S., Faulkner, M., McDonough, A., Mornane, A., & Smith, C. (2009). Trying in the middle years: Students perceptions of their aspirations and influences on their efforts. Australian Journal of Education, 5(2), pp 176-191.

Books and Manuals

  • Dawborn, K. and Smith, C. (Eds). (2011) Permaculture pioneers: Stories from the new frontier. Hepburn: Melliodora Publishing (Book).
  • Jackson, G., Smith, C., et al. (in press). Crop protection training manual for Kastom Gaden trainers in Solomon Islands. Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID).
  • Jackson, G., Smith, C., et al. (2010). Improving Plant Protection in Solomon Islands (IPPSI). Crop Protection Curriculum and Teaching Methods for Solomon Islands. Manual for Trainers and Trainees. Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Suva, Fiji.
  • Smith, C (2013/draft). Education for sustainability in the Archdiocese of Melbourne. Melbourne: Catholic Education Office.

Non-refereed Journals

  • Bateman, D., Gidley, J. and Smith, C. (2006). Futures in education. Professional Educator5 (1), pp14-20.
  • Carter, L. and Smith, C. (2004). Science: A bigger picture. EQ Australia3, Spring, pp 5-6.
  • Smith, C. (2014). Science reveals the spirit at the heart of creation. EarthSong Journal2, Issue 7, Autumn, pp 19-20.
  • Smith, C. (2013).  Embracing chaos and complexity for a saner world. EarthSong Journal 2 Issue 6, Spring pp 5-7.
  • Smith, C. (2013). Four seasons in Australia – Time to rethink? Earthsong Journal2 Issue 5, Autumn, pp 9-10.
  • Smith, C. (2012). Ecology and transformation. EarthSong Journal2, Issue 3, Autumn, pp 18-20.
  • Smith, C. (2011). Ockham's razor or 'less is more' EarthSong Journal2, Issue 2, Spring, pp 13-14.
  • Smith, C. (2011). Re-discovering our ecological self. Earthsong Journal, 2, Issue 1, Autumn, pp 9-10.
  • Smith, C. (2010). Reconnecting with the universe. EarthSong Journal1, Issue 12, Autumn, pp 29-32.
  • Smith, C. (2009). Outside Africa: Microscience in the Solomon Islands. In Compendium of innovations and good practices in Microscience. UNESCO, Abuja.
  • Smith, C. (2008). Futures education: The missing dimension in education for sustainability. Learning Matters: Renew the face of the earth. Catholic Education Office, Melbourne, 13 (1) pp 35-38.
  • Smith, C. (2008). Imagining the real. Life on a greenhouse earth. EarthSong Journal1 Issue 9, Spring, pp 40-42.
  • Smith, C. (2007). Science for primary teachers at ACU National. EarthSong Journal1 Issue 7.
  • Smith, C. In Parkinson, S. and Spedding, V. (Eds.) (2006). Critical Paths: 12 inspiring cases of ethical careers in science end technology. Scientists for Global Responsibility, UK, pp 14-15.
  • Smith, C. (2005). Permaculture, organics and food security: an Australian perspective. Pacific Ecologist10, pp 34-38.
  • Smith, C. (2004). Re-enchanting western science. EarthSong Journal Issue 1, Spring, pp 19-22 & 39.
  • Smith, C. (2001). Science education: Making sense of the 21st century. Learning Matters: Science education. Catholic Education Office, Melbourne, 6 (2) pp 2-6.

Reports

  • Smith, C. (2006-2011) Solomon Islands Catholic Teachers' Sodality Conference, Honiara. Annual reports to Archdiocese of Honiara and Diocese of Sale.
  • Smith, C. (2009). Developing quality science education in the Solomon Islands: Evaluation trial of Microscience kits. Report to Caritas Australia.
  • Smith, C. (2007). Providing leadership in transitions to a sustainable future. ACU National Faculty of Education.

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Fields of Research

  • Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy (130212)
  • Education Systems (130199)
  • Education (139999)
  • Environmental Philosophy (220303)
  • Environmental Politics (160605)
  • Sociology of Education (160809)
  • Public Nutrition Intervention (111104)
  • Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development (130202)
  • Educational Administration, Management and Leadership (130304)

Research Objectives

  • Learner and Learning Achievement (930101)
  • Curriculum (930399)
  • Learner and Learning Processes (930102)
  • Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions (930401)
  • Equity and Access to Education (939903)
  • Climate and Climate Change (960399)
  • Education and Training Systems Policies and Development (930501)
  • Education and Training (939999)
  • Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies (970122)
  • Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences (970105)

Publications

Total publications

14

Journal Article

(5 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2019Smith C, Fitzallen N, Watson J, Wright S, 'The practice of statistics for STEM: Primary students and pre-service primary teachers exploring variation in seed dispersal', Teaching Science, 65, (1) pp. 38-47. ISSN 1449-6313 (2019) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Fitzallen N; Watson J; Wright S

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2019Smith C, Watson J, 'Does the rise of STEM education mean the demise of sustainability education?', Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 29, (1) pp. 1-11. ISSN 0814-0626 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1017/aee.2018.51 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Watson J

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2018Smith C, Watson J, 'STEM: Silver bullet for a viable future or just more flatland?', Journal of Futures Studies, 22, (4) pp. 25-44. ISSN 1027-6084 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.6531/JFS.201806.22(4).0003 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2

Co-authors: Watson J

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2017Smith C, Fraser S, Corbett M, 'Liquid modernity, emplacement and education for the anthropocene: challenges for rural education in Tasmania', Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 27, (3) pp. 196-212. ISSN 1839-7387 (2017) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Fraser S; Corbett M

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2016Cranston N, Watson J, Allen J, Wright S, Hay I, et al., 'Overcoming the challenges of keeping young people in education: A wicked problem with implications for leadership, policy and practice', Leading and Managing, 22, (1) pp. 1-18. ISSN 1329-4539 (2016) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Cranston N; Watson J; Wright S; Hay I; Beswick K; Roberts W; Kameniar B

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Conference Publication

(4 outputs)
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2018Murray S, Auckland S, Smith C, 'Creating a Food Systems Education Framework for Tasmania - A case study', Public Health Association of Australia Food Futures Conference, 20 - 21 November 2018, Brisbane, Australia (2018) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Murray S; Auckland S

2016Smith C, Watson J, 'STEM and Education for Sustainability: Finding common ground for a thriveable future', Proceedings of the 2016 Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference, 27 November - 1 December 2016, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, pp. 1-11. ISSN 1324-9320 (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Watson J

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2016Smith CJ, McLeod CJ, 'Deep exploration of student attainment and retention: Keeping students in education beyond Year 10 in Tasmania', Proceedings of the 2016 Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference, 27 November - 1 December 2016, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-16. (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: McLeod CJ

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2016Smith CJ, Watson JM, 'STEM and education for sustainability: finding common ground for a thriveable future', Proceedings of the 2016 Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference, 27 November - 1 December 2016, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 1-11. ISSN 1324-9320 (2016) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Watson JM

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Contract Report, Consultant's Report

(3 outputs)
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2017Corbett M, Fraser S, Beswick K, Smith H, Wells J, et al., 'Dream Big evaluation: Final Report', University of Tasmania, Australia (2017) [Consultants Report]

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Co-authors: Corbett M; Fraser S; Beswick K; Smith H; Wells J; Reaburn R; McCarthy R; Roberts J; McLeod C; Sutton G

2017Corbett M, Fraser S, McLeod C, Sutton G, Smith C, 'CREATE: Final Report', University of Tasmania, Australia (2017) [Consultants Report]

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Co-authors: Corbett M; Fraser S; McLeod C; Sutton G

2017Corbett Michael John, Fraser SP, Beswick K, Smith H, Wells Jill, et al., 'Report of the program evaluation of Dream Big'', Burnie City Council, Launceston, Tasmania, Final (2017) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Corbett Michael John; Fraser SP; Beswick K; Smith H; Wells Jill; Reaburn RL; McCarthy RJ; Roberts JV; McLeod CJ; Sutton GN; Page LA

Entry

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2015Smith CJ, 'Role-plays and drama in science learning', Encyclopedia of science education, R Gunstone (ed), Germany, 2, pp. 841-843 (2015) [Entry]

DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-2150-0_131 [eCite] [Details]

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Other Public Output

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2014Smith CJ, 'Science reveals the spirit at the heart of creation', EarthSong Journal, EarthSong Project, Australia, 2, 7, pp. 19-20. (2014) [Magazine Article]

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Research Supervision

Current

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DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDHow Can Teachers Who Stay in Rural Areas Simultaneous Support Belonging, Community Building, Individual Aspirations and Mobility?2018