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Dr Sue Ollerhead is a lecturer in Languages Education at the Department of Educational Studies at Macquarie University in Sydney. She has worked extensively in English language and literacy training and materials development in Africa, Europe and Australia. Her expertise lies in Language Teacher Education, in particular the development of classroom pedagogies that best support students for whom English is an additional language in contexts where English is the medium of instruction. Her other research interests include multilingual education, language-in-education policy, literacy across the curriculum and oracy development in schools. 

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Research Outputs 2010 2019

Reverse contrastive rhetoric in expository writing: transfer and power relations at work

Zaini, A. & Ollerhead, S., 2019, In : Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies. 37, 1, p. 41-61 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

rhetoric
language
foreign language
English language
university

Teaching across semiotic modes with multilingual learners: translanguaging in an Australian classroom

Ollerhead, S., 4 Mar 2019, In : Language and Education. 33, 2, p. 106-122 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

semiotics
classroom
Teaching
migrant
linguistics

The pre-service teacher tango': pairing literacy and science in multilingual Australian classrooms

Ollerhead, S., 25 Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Science Education. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

literacy
classroom
teacher
language
science

Trans-semiotising pedagogy as an agentive response to monolingual language policy: an Australian case study

Ollerhead, S., 2019, Researching agency in language policy and planning. Glasgow, G. P. & Bouchard, J. (eds.). New York ; London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, p. 147-164 18 p. (Routledge critical studies in multilingualism; vol. 18).

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But i'm not an English teacher! disciplinary literacy in Australian science classrooms

Davison, C. & Ollerhead, S., 19 Jan 2018, Global developments in literacy research for science education. Tang, K-S. & Danielsson, K. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, Springer Nature, p. 29-43 15 p.

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literacy
classroom
teacher
science
language