Dip (Primary School Education), Dip (Freelance Photography), GradDipAppSc, MPhil, PhD
Lecturer, School of Education and Professional Studies
Contact details for Dr Dale Kerwin
- Re-contextualising Queensland history with an Aboriginal presence, Research Fellowship School of Education and Professional Studies Griffith University Mt Gravatt Campus (2007).
- Development of curriculum for Cross-Cultural Awareness and Literacy and Numeracy courses for Creative Training Aboriginal Corporation (1998).
- Development of Creative Training Aboriginal Corporation’s Registered Training Certification to VETEC (1997).
- Developed the Aboriginal component for the Cooroy Streetscape in collaboration with Noosa Shire Council. Funded by Arts Council and Arts Queensland (1996).
- Ministerial appointment to Hidden Heritage: A Development Plan for Museums in Queensland. A review of the Queensland community museum industry and wrote the Aboriginal section of the document (1995).
- Undertook an archaeology survey of ‘Marcus Shores Estates’ Marcus Beach, Noosa. Funded through the Gubby Gubby Elders group (1995).
- Curriculum development an Aboriginal Tourist Guide training coarse for Verner Mackey Group Brisbane (1995).
- Research assistant- development of a National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Policy, funded by ATSIC to Griffith University (1995).
- Evaluation of services provided by the Department of Employment, Education and Training to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities for ATAS and ASSPA School grants in the Torres Straits (1994).
- Developed a small museum at Laura North Qld. As a Ranger Trainer working for Ang-Gnarra Aboriginal Corporation development of the Museum provided practical experiences to the Rangers in musological and interpretative principles (1990).
- Archaeological survey of the 1891 Shearers Strike Camp Barcaldine. Dr Brian Eggloff of University of Canberra was the team leader. As a postgraduate the experience provided me with practical experiences in archaeological techniques and site interpretation (1989).
- Development of a biographical data base for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander material held in the National Australian Museum to be included in their new computerised systems (1989).
- Development of the National Australian Gallery information data base on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander educational films (1989).
- Australian Research Council grant $20,000 to investigate Aboriginal trading way (2003).
- Queensland Department of Employment, Education and Training grant to Creative Training Aboriginal Corporation $500,000 (1998).
Current teaching areas
- Studies in Sociocultural Understanding
- Indigenous Australian Studies
- Kerwin, D. (2009). ‘Fair Go Mate and un-Australian: Australian Socio-Political Vernacular’. In The Havoc of Capitalism: Education for Environmental and Social Justice. Editors: Donna Houston, Gregory Martin, Juha Suoranta, and Peter McLaren. (peer reviewed and accept for publication).
- Kerwin, D. (2009). ‘When we become people with a history’. International Journal of Inclusive Education. Taylor and Francis Group, United Kingdom. (peer reviewed and accepted for publication).
- Kerwin, D. (2009). Re-contextualising Episodes in Australian History with an Aboriginal presence submitted to the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Studies Press. (yet to be accepted, undergoing peer assessment).
- Kerwin, D. (2007). Book Review. ‘Sharing Spaces: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Responses to Story, Country and Rights’. (ed). Gus Worby and Lester-Irabinna Rigney. (in). The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, Volume 36 (2007).
- Kerwin, D. (2004). Making Connections: A journey along the Aboriginal trade routes of Queensland, South Australia and Northern Territory. Arts Queensland.
- Kerwin, D. (2002-2003). IDHS- Historical Papers and History Notes 2002-2003, ‘Aboriginal Dreaming tracks or Trading Paths: the common ways’. Brisbane Queensland.
- Kerwin, D. (2002). “A Comment on Cultural Heritage”. Indigenous Law Bulletin. Vol.5, Issue 16.
- Kerwin, D. (1999). Article in August Queensland Community Artist Network (QCAN) publication, Ethics.
- Kerwin, D. (1994). The Aboriginal section of the Hidden heritage Report: Aboriginal people and Museums. Arts Queensland.
- Kerwin, D. (1993). Regional Galleries Association (RGA) conference ‘Drawing a Crowd’ Displaying and Interpreting Aboriginal material culture.