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Dr

Alex Bacalja

Lecturer (Mecaf)
English teaching
literacy
pedagogy
digital literacy
videogames
english teaching
education & educational research
social sciences
video games
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Dr

Alex Bacalja

 
Division
Melbourne Graduate School Of Education
 
Primary Interest
Literacies
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Dr

Alex Bacalja

 

Alex Bacalja is a lecturer in language and literacy, and coordinates the English Method and Literacy subjects within the Master of Teaching (Secondary) program. He has worked for over a decade in secondary schools across Melbourne in both teaching and leadership roles.

Alex’s research focuses on contemporary literacies, including the digital literacies taught and practiced in school and work environments.

His recently published PhD studied the place of video game literacies within the context of subject-English teaching.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2017

MGSE Innovation in Curriculum Award: Master of Clinical Teaching

The University of Melbourne

2012

Melbourne Research Scholarship

The University of Melbourne

2011

Global Mobility Scholarship

The University of Melbourne

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Lecturer (Mecaf)

Melbourne Graduate School Of Education

Member

International Association for Research in L1 Education (ARLE)

Member

Digital and Interactive Games Research Association

Member

Australian Literacy Educators' Association

Council Member

Australian Association for the Teaching of English

Council Member

Victorian Association for the Teaching of English

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Learning and Leadership

University of Melbourne

Master of Education

University of Melbourne

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Middle Years Literacy)

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Teaching

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Arts

University of Melbourne