Dr Michèle Hinton Herrington

Research Fellow, Educational Semiotics in English and Literacy Pedagogy

Dr Michele Hinton Herrington

Areas of expertise: research project management; development of morphophonological knowledge in literacy learning; investigating the relationship between gesture and other meaning-making systems in science classrooms

ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0808-3800

Phone: +613 9230 8715

Email: michele.herrington@acu.edu.au

Location: ACU Melbourne Campus

Dr Michèle Hinton Herrington completed her BA in Linguistics (first-class Honors) at the University of New England, New South Wales. She was then awarded a PhD in 2014, ‘The Effects of a Morphological Intervention on Children’s Spelling Performance and Understanding: Towards a Relational Approach.’ Michele concurrently holds two Research Fellow positions

  1. Institute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Education (ILSTE), Australian Catholic University in Melbourne project managing the ARC Linkage project: Multiliteracies for addressing disadvantage in senior school science; and
  2. Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE), University of Melbourne project managing the development of an online teaching resource: A Literacy Teaching Toolkit for Victorian Curriculum Levels 7-10.

Select publications

  • Herrington, M. H., & Macken-Horarik, M. (2015). Linguistically informed teaching of spelling: Toward a relational approach. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 38(2), 61.


Get in touch

Cathedral House
Level 4, 229 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, Qld, 4000
(GPO Box 2587, Brisbane, Qld, 4001)

Connect with us

Chat to our team via social media.