Selected Experiences

Freelance Thesis Proofreading and Formatting

2002 – 2018

 

Independent, professional consultation in relation to proof reading and formatting of Research Higher Degree theses and academic journal articles to university and publisher guidelines and standards.

What's new? Editing is no longer my side hustle; it's my day job!

In acknowledgment of this move, the assistance I've been providing to authors since 2002 now has a name:

Inkdrop editing.

 

Editorial Assistant

2007 – 2014

Build relationships with chapter authors, commentators, and reviewers by distance; liaise with book editors, publisher, chapter authors, commentators, and reviewers; copy edit to standards; format on publishers' templates; and proofread final copy.

Assistant Editor -- "Research Studies in Music Education"

2007 – 2012

Liaise with the editor of international journal Research Studies in Music Education, accept article submissions, solicit and collate reviewers’ reports, correspond with authors regarding outcomes of the blind peer review process, edit and format articles to APA 6th standard, and liaise with SAGE (publishers). 

Employment and Personal Interests

Over the course of a lifetime

Further to the experiences listed above, I have employment experience in the following fields:

conveyancing and litigation; tourism; property surveying; mechanical engineering; early childhood education;

educational research (support groups; general education; single-sex classrooms;

children with learning disabilities, mathematics education, narrative inquiry); 

and counselling (particularly with people living with dementia, their families and carers).

My personal interests include (or have included):

my immediate and extended family (naturally); genetics, genealogy, and genetic genealogy;

pistol target shooting; reading; photography; sewing and quilting; art and craft; horses (riding for pleasure);

dogs (pets, obedience, and agility); beekeeping; breeding pigeons, budgerigars, Dexter cows,

Wyandotte bantams, Barred Plymouth Rock large fowl, call ducks, and Guinea fowl;

autoimmune diseases; food as medicine; the natural environment; and lifestyle.

 
 

Qualifications and Awards

 

Graduate Certificate of Counselling

University of Tasmania – 2013

Doctor of Philosophy

University of Tasmania – 2008

      Thesis: When teachers face themselves: Enduring outcomes of teachers’ “secret stories” lived and shared

Bachelor of Education (Honours)

First Class Honours, University of Tasmania – 2002

       Thesis: Fostering engagement with the first R, and the ELs: Teachers’ practices withstanding the test of time

University Awards

University of Tasmania – 2002

University Medal; Brian Pirkis Memorial Medal; ALEA Literacy Educators’ Award

Professional and other Memberships

 ABN: 53 010 897 932 

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