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Caroline Smith

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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 (390113)
  • Other education (399999)
  • Education systems (390399)
  • Environmental philosophy (500304)
  • Public health nutrition (321005)
  • Environmental politics (440805)
  • Higher education (390303)
  • Sociology of education (390203)
  • Educational administration, management and leadership (390403)
  • Agricultural land management (300202)
  • Comparative religious studies (500402)
  • Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development (390102)
  • Sustainable design (330314)

Research Objectives

  • Learner and learning (160199)
  • Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies (280119)
  • Other education and training (169999)
  • Teaching and curriculum (160399)
  • Policies and development (160205)
  • Management, resources and leadership (160204)
  • Professional development and adult education (160104)
  • Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum (160301)
  • Understanding climate change (190599)
  • Expanding knowledge in psychology (280121)
  • Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences (280111)
  • Equity and access to education (160201)

Publications

Total publications

20

Journal Article

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YearCitationAltmetrics
2021Smith C, 'Futures is a quest for meaning: Richard Slaughter's contribution to Futures Education', Futures: The Journal of Forecasting, Planning and Policy, 132 Article 102791. ISSN 0016-3287 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.futures.2021.102791 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

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2021Smith C, Furlong M, Jackson G, Mua M, 'Developing a training system for plant health clinics in the Pacific region by and for regional trainers', Rural Extension and Innovation Systems Journal, 17, (1) pp. 38-45. ISSN 2204-8758 (2021) [Professional, Refereed Article]

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2021Smith C, McTiernan D, 'Integral permaculture: making sense in a complex world', Permaculture Works pp. 54-62. (2021) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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2020Smith C, Watson J, 'From streams to streaming: a critique of the influence of STEM on students' imagination for a sustainable future', Journal of Applied Teaching and Learning, 3, (Special Issue No.1) pp. 21-29. ISSN 2591-801X (2020) [Refereed Article]

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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, Krabbe R, 'Towards a good anthropocene for north-west Tasmania: transforming the role of a regional university campus', Social Alternatives, 38, (3) pp. 67-75. ISSN 1836-6600 (2019) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Krabbe R

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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: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 10

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 - 4Web of Science - 3

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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Chapter in Book

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2019Smith C, 'A functional cosmology for the crisis of the Anthropocene', Natural Communions: Religion and Public Life, Routledge, GR Ricci (ed), United Kingdom, pp. 14-32. ISBN 9780367231804 (2019) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.4324/9780429278686 [eCite] [Details]

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Conference Publication

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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

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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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Current

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