TAG: ethnography

Jane Mavoa

Jane Mavoa recently completed her PhD on children’s digital play, with a focus on the game Minecraft. Jane’s project looked at the way that adults frame digital play within discourses of ‘screen time’ and education. It also provided detailed descriptions of what 6-8-year-old [...]

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Associate Professor Maryanne Theobald

Associate Professor Maryanne Theobald is an interaction analyst who applies the interactional approaches of ethnomethodology and conversation analysis to study children’s experiences such as disputes and friendships in the home, school, playground; interactions with digital technologies and in mul [...]

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Dr Leesa Costello

Dr Leesa Costello’s areas of expertise include qualitative research methodologies; public health projects that utilise ethnographic, netnographic, and narrative techniques; social marketing and health communication; and early childhood education and care nutrition. Leesa will contribute to the [...]

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Professor Mizuko (Mimi) Ito

Professor Mizuko (Mimi) Ito is a cultural anthropologist of technology use, focusing on children and youth’s changing relationships to media and communications. Mimi’s work centers on how to tap student interests and digital media to fuel learning that is engaging, relevant, and socially con [...]

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Professor Jessica Pandya

Dean and Professor Jessica Pandya’s current research investigates the ways teachers use digital programs to teach, connect with parents, and manage student behaviour in their classrooms. A former San Francisco kindergarten teacher, Jessica was trained as a researcher of language, literacy, and cul [...]

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