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Emeritus Professor John Elkins OAM

BSc, DipEd, BEd, PhD (Qld), FACE

Elected: 1996

Discipline: Education

Specialisation: special education, literacy, learning difficulties, disability policy

Profile

Professor John Elkins, formerly Director of the Schonell Special Education Research Centre, is now Emeritus Professor of Education, The University of Queensland. Current research is in literacy and numeracy in students with disabilities and learning difficulties.

 

Publications

  • A. Ashman and J. Elkins (2002) Educating children with diverse needs. Sydney: Prentice Hall.
  • J. Elkins (2001) Learning disabilities in Australia, In Research and global perspectives in learning disabilities: Essays in honor of William M. Cruickshank (pp 181-196). D. P. Hallahan and B. K. Keogh (eds.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • G Parsons, J Elkins and J Sigafoos (2000) Are people with intellectual disabilities just another customer? Interviews with business owners and staff, Mental Retardation, 38:244-252.
  • I A G Wilkinson, P Freebody and J Elkins (2000) Reading research in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand, In Handbook of Reading research Vol 3, pp 3-16. M L Kamil, P D Mosenthal, P D Pearson and R Barr (eds.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • I A G Wilkinson, P Freebody and J Elkins (2000) Reading research in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand, In Handbook of Reading research Vol 3, pp 3-16. M L Kamil, P D Mosenthal, P D Pearson and R Barr (eds.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  • J J Cumming and J Elkins (1999) Lack of automaticity in the basic addition facts as a characteristic of arithmetic learning problems and instructional needs, Mathematical Cognition, 5:149-180.

Contact

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