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Ms Naomi Nelson

Lecturer, Literacy

School of Education

Section/Portfolio:

Education (Ballarat)

Location:

Mt Helen Campus, Online

Biography

Naomi Nelson is a Lecturer and Literacy Coordinator at Federation University Australia’s Mount Helen Campus. Naomi educates pre-service teachers and works with colleagues to deliver contemporary and engaging literacy courses.

Naomi’s expertise includes literacy teaching and learning, literacy leadership, numeracy teaching and learning, and coaching for professional development. Her research interests include Japanese lesson study for teacher professional development, and oral language and literacy development.

Beginning her career as a primary teacher, Naomi’s experience in education spans 18 years where she has held various positions specialising in the literacy field. Naomi was a literacy coach for the Grampians Regional Office, literacy leader at a Melbourne primary school and a literacy consultant for the Catholic Education Office, Melbourne.

Naomi is a doctoral student at the University of Tasmania researching the potential effects of medium on reading comprehension.

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