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Personal profile

Kasey is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Information Studies. She is a part of the Teacher Librarianship team and also the Coordinator of the Children's Specialisation for the Masters of Information Studies. Kasey earned her PhD in Education with a focus on Curriculum and Instruction from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, in the United States. Her dissertation research used a mixed methods design to investigate factors influencing the selection and collection development of multicultural children's literature in public libraries. Kasey has experience across school levels in the library as well as teaching Spanish and students with exceptional learning needs. She has also served as head librarian and manager for a special library and archives collection at Ohef Sholom Temple in Norfolk.

Research Interests

  • Social justice issues in children’s and young adult literature in various formats including graphic novels
  • Inquiry based learning approaches and how the school library can support inquiry in Australian schools
  • The availability of culturally diverse literature in library collections for children and young adults
  • The quality and value of global literature for teaching and learning in libraries and schools
  • The relationship between metacognition and the school library curriculum and teacher librarians' practices and beliefs about metacognition and metacognitive strategies

Professional Information

  • International Association of School Librarianship
  • International Board on Books for Young People
  • CSU Human Research Ethics Committee
  • SIS Research Management Committee
  • SIS Professional Experience Committee
  • SIS School Board

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Research Output

“Just let me go at it”: Exploring students’ use and perceptions of guided inquiry

Garrison, K. L., Fitzgerald, L. & Sheerman, A., 01 Jan 2018, In : School Library Research. 21, p. 1-37 37 p.

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    Picture this: Using graphic novels to explore social justice issues with young adults

    Garrison, K. & GAVIGAN, KAREN., 01 Feb 2019, In : Teacher Librarian: The Journal for School Library Professionals. 46, 3, p. 8-12 5 p.

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  • Growing up graphically: Coming of age issues in graphic novels

    Garrison, K., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Knowledge Quest.

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    Prizes

    Bridgewater College Young Alumna Award

    Garrison, Kasey (Recipient), 07 May 2017

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    Award for Academic Excellence

    O'Connell, Judy (Recipient), Combes, Barbara (Recipient), Garrison, Kasey (Recipient) & Fitzgerald, Lee (Recipient), 09 Sep 2016

    Prize: Award

  • Virginia Hamilton Essay Honor Award

    Garrison, Kasey (Recipient), Sue C. Kimmel (Recipient) & Danielle, E. Forest (Recipient), 2015

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    Takeshi Murofushi Research Award

    Garrison, Kasey (Recipient), Sue C. Kimmel (Recipient) & Danielle, E. Forest (Recipient), 2013

    Prize: Award

  • Activities

    Australian School Library Association

    Kasey Garrison (Speaker) & Alinda Sheerman (Speaker)

    16 Apr 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic lecture/debate/seminar/presentationIndustry

    MANTLE

    Lee Fitzgerald (Speaker) & Kasey Garrison (Speaker)

    10 May 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic lecture/debate/seminar/presentationIndustry

    Meet Up Webinar Series

    Kasey Garrison (Speaker)

    02 Apr 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic lecture/debate/seminar/presentationIndustry

    Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference

    KAREN GAVIGAN (Speaker) & Kasey Garrison (Speaker)

    2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic lecture/debate/seminar/presentationIndustry

    National Simultaneous Storytime 2019

    Kasey Garrison (Participant)

    22 May 2019

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    Press / Media

    Reading Together is Fun and Important

    Kasey Garrison

    24/05/17

    1 item of Media coverage

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    Celebrating National Simultaneous Storytime

    Kasey Garrison

    24/05/17

    1 Media contribution

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    BRIDGEWATER COLLEGE HONORS OUTSTANDING ALUMNI ON MAY 7

    Kasey Garrison

    08/05/17

    1 Media contribution

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