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

Curriculum Vitae


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.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • 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
  • 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.

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