B Science, PGDip Education, M Educational Studies, Doctor of Philosophy
Lecturer in Science Education, School of Education and Professional Studies
- Junior Secondary reform in Queensland schools (Pendergast, Main, Hearfield, Kanasa, Barton, Geelan and Dowden)
- Blended and online learning in higher education (Sammel and Kanasa)
- Food literacy in the early years (Pendergast, Garvis and Kanasa)
- Australian Indigenous perspectives in the sciences (Kanasa)
- Inquiry based learning in the sciences (Kanasa and Nichols)
- Garvis, S., Pendergast, D., Twigg, D., Fluckiger, B., Kanasa, H., Phillips, C., Bishop, M., Lockett, K., & Leach, D. (2013). The Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework: Implementing an educational change model. Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 38(2), 86-94.
- Pendergast, D., Garvis, S. & Kanasa, H. (In review). ‘Bring back home economics’: An evaluation of comments in an online forum. Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture.
- Garvis, S., Pendergast, D., & Kanasa, H. (2013). Early childhood education and care policy in Australia: An insight into parent perceptions posted online. Asia-Pacific Journal of Research in Early childhood Education.
- Garvis, S. & Pendergast, D. Kanasa, H. (Under review). Perceptions of rebates for Nanny care: An analysis of an online discussion. Australasian Journal of early Childhood.
- Pendergast, D., Main, K., Garvis, S., & Kanasa, H. (2013). Teacher self-efficacy and middle years taching: An insight into a unique cohort of middle years teachers. Australian Journal of Middle Schooling, 13(2), 4-20.
- Morgan, A., Brown, R., Heck, D., Pendergast, D., & Kanasa, H. (2012). Professional identity pathways of educators in alternative schools: The utility of reflective practice groups for educator induction and professional learning. Reflective Practice. 1-13.
- Garvis, S., Pendergast, D., Twigg, D., Fluckiger, B., Kanasa, H., Phillips, C., Bishop, M., Lockett, K., & Leach, D. (2012). The Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework: Implementing an educational change model. Australian Journal of Early Childhood.
- Garvis, S., Pendergast, D., & Kanasa, H. (2012). “Get real! We can’t afford kindergarten”: A study of parental perceptions of early years services. International Journal of Early Years Education. 4(5) 63-89.
- Kanasa, H., & Garvis, S. (2012). Entering the unknown: A teacher’s narrative of a gifted enrichment program. Australian Journal of Middle Schooling, 2(3) 16-32.
- Hilton, A., Nichols, K., & Kanasa, H. (2011). Developing tomorrow’s decision-makers: opportunities for biotechnology education research. Australian Educational Researcher, 38(4), 449-465.
- Pendergast, D., Garvis, S., & Kanasa, H. (2011). Insight from the public on home economics and formal food literacy. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 39(4), 415-430.
- Kanasa, H. (2007). “Football, meat pies, kangaroos and Holden cars: The role of media in the construction of male adolescent identity and it’s implication for middle schooling” Australian Journal of Middle Schooling, 26(2).
- Kanasa, H. (2005). The role of technology in mathematics. Teaching Mathematics, 30(1), 3-16.
- Kanasa, H., Geelan, D., Marshman, M., & Sammel, A. & Strohfeldt, T. (2013). Evaluating the effectiveness of teacher preparation courses in raising students’ understanding of the nature of science using the SUSSI survey. ATEA 2013 Conference Proceedings, ATEA, Australia.