Dr Simone Smala

Lecturer

School of Education
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
s.smala@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 56377

Overview

Teacher Education

Dr. Simone Smala is a lecturer in teacher education, curriculum and pedagogy. Drawing from a background as a middle years and secondary teacher, Simone now focuses her research on Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) in bilingual, immersion and TESOL settings, and the use of social media, such as Facebook and Edmodo, in education. Simone's research is based in socio-cultural learning theories, educational policy and blended learning.She publishes in both English and German and has extensive research connections in Europe and the USA.

Research Interests

  • Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)
  • Social Learning Platforms, for example Edmodo and Facebook

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Education, University of Bielefeld
  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • Masters of Education, Rheinish-Westphalian Technical University

Publications

  • Freihofner, Ulla, Campbell, Chris and Smala, Simone (2018). Digital tool use and self-regulated strategies in a bilingual online learning environment. In Demetrios Sampson, Dirk Ifenthaler, J. Michael Spector and Pedro Isaias (Ed.), Digital technologies: sustainable innovations for improving teaching and learning (pp. 131-146) Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-73417-0_8

  • Roy, Sylvie, Smala, Simone and Dooley, Karen (2017). Bilingual education in majority English speaking countries: case studies in Australia and Canada. In: L. Gómez Chova, A.L. López Martinez and I.Candel Torres, 11th International Conference on Technology, Education and Development (INTED), Valencia, Spain, (853-857). 6-8 March 2017. doi:10.21125/inted.2017.0353

  • Campbell, Chris, Freihofner, Ulla, Smala, Simone and Wright, Tony (2017). Facilitation of self-regulation in a CLIL on-line learning environment in science. In Carmel Mary Coonan, Luciano Favaro and Marcella Menegale (Ed.), A journey through the content and language integrated learning landscape: problems and prospects (pp. 140-149) Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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