Dobson, M. & Jay, J. (2021 – in press). Images of children: Exploring conceptualisations of children and childhood on Instagram. In D. Holloway, M. Willson, K. Murcia, C. Archer, F. Stocco (Eds.), Children’s rights in a digital age: Play, design, and practice.
Dobson, M., Murcia, K., & Gifkins, K. (2021 – in press). Research ethics and digitising early childhood. In D. Holloway, M. Willson, K. Murcia, C. Archer, F. Stocco (Eds.), Children’s rights in a digital age: Play, design, and practice.
Dobson, M. (2021).Supporting educator wellbeing to enhance children’s learning and development. NSW Department of Education: Quality in Practice. https://education.nsw.gov.au/early-childhood-education/whats-happening-in-the-early-childhood-education-sector/news/supporting-educator-wellbeing
Dobson, M. (2021). Engaging in ethical research partnerships with children and families. In L. Green, D. Holloway, K. Stevenson, T. Leaver, & L. Haddon (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Digital Media and Children. Routledge.
Dobson, M. & Jay, J. (2020). “Instagram has well and truly got a hold of me”: Exploring a parent’s representation of her children. Issues in Educational Research, 30(1), 58-78. http://www.iier.org.au/iier30/dobson.pdf
Dobson, M. & Jay, J. (2019). Emotionless, malleable little ornaments: Is this our image of children? WAIER Features.
Dobson, M. & Jay, J. (2019). The image of the child re-imagined on Instagram. The Spoke.
Beltman, S., Dobson, M.R., Mansfield, C.F. & Jay, J. (2019). ‘The thing that keeps me going’: educator resilience in early learning settings. International Journal of Early Years Education. DOI: 10.1080/09669760.2019.1605885
Dobson, M. (2019). Recognising and respecting the right of all children to play. WAIER Features.
Dobson, M.R. & Beltman, S. (2019). Powerful and pervasive, or personal and positive? Views of young girls, parents and educators about media. Issues in Educational Research, 29(1), 38-54. http://www.iier.org.au/iier29/dobson.pdf
Dobson, M.R. (2019). Hayley’s Story: Exploring a Junior Primary Student’s Relationship with Media. In Green, L., Holloway, D., Stevenson, K. and Jaunzems, K. (Eds.), Digitising Early Childhood (pp. 104-124). UK: Cambridge Scholars.
Dobson, M.R. (2018). “You have to look after yourself”: ECEC educators and resilience. The Spoke: http://thespoke.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au/look-ecec-educators-resilience/
Dobson, M.R. (2016). Giving voice to girls: A child-centric examination of the lived experiences of young girls aged 7-13 in their personal media contexts. Available via https://goo.gl/ign9ij
Western Australian Institute for Educational Research (August 2019): “Instagram has well and truly got a hold of me”: Navigating process and intention in a parent’s representation of family life.
Western Australian Institute for Educational Research (August 2019): “Pretty little squares”: An exploration and critique of the picturesque representation of children on Instagram.
Education & Pedagogy Research Group – Play, Playgrounds, and Community (June 2019): Our position on play: An exploration of @CurtinEducation’s play advocacy.
Early Childhood Learning and Development (March 2019): Playful inquiry to enrich children’s learning.
Early Childhood Australia (September 2018): “I’m going to find a way”: Resilience and wellbeing of educators in Early Learning and Care centres.
Western Australian Institute for Educational Research (August 2018): #childhood: Exploring the representation of children and childhood on Instagram
Western Australian Institute for Educational Research (August 2018): “Make sure you look after yourself”: Resilience and wellbeing of educators in Early Learning and Care centres
Digitising Early Childhood (July 2018): Images of children on Social Media: influencers and influencing our image of children and families.
Curtin Professional Learning Hub (October 2017): Can digital technologies and early childhood education play nicely together? [panel member]
Digitising Early Childhood International Conference (September 2017): Hayley’s story: Exploring a junior primary student’s relationship with media
Western Australian Institute for Educational Research (August 2017): Appreciating the emotional ties young girls share with their media
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