Publications: Cumming-Potvin, Wendy
Gardiner, V. and Cumming-Potvin, W. (2015) Conceptual and contextual contradictions: How a group of primary school teachers negotiated professional learning in a multiliteracies book club. Australian Journal of Teacher Education . In Press.
Cumming-Potvin, W. and Sanford, K. (2015) Countering a ‘Back-to-Basics’ approach to teacher education: Multiliteracies and On-Line discussions in a community of practice. Language and Literacy: A Canadian Educational e-journal, 17 (1). pp. 21-41.
Martino, W.J. and Cumming-Potvin, W. (2015) Teaching about "Princess Boys" or Not: The case of one male elementary school teacher and the polemics of gender expression and embodiment. Men and Masculinities, 18 (1). pp. 79-99.
Martino, W. and Cumming-Potvin, W. (2014) Teaching about 'Princess Boys' or not: The case of one male elementary school teacher and the polemics of gender identity/embodiment. Men and Masculinities . In Press.
Cumming-Potvin, W. and Martino, W. (2014) Teaching about queer families: Surveillance, censorship, and the schooling of sexualities. Teaching Education, 25 (3). pp. 309-333.
Martino, W. and Cumming-Potvin, W. (2014) Teaching about sexual minorities and “princess boys”: A queer and trans-infused approach to investigating LGBTQ-themed texts in the elementary school classroom. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education . In Press.
Cumming-Potvin, W., Baillie, C. and Bowden, J.A. (2013) Engineering for social and environmental justice: Scaffolding knowledge during collaborative writing journeys. International Journal for Infonomics, 1 (1 (Spec.)). pp. 785-791.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2013) “New basics” and literacies: Deepening reflexivity in qualitative research. Qualitative Research Journal, 13 (2). pp. 214-230.
Gardiner, V., Cumming-Potvin, W. and Hesterman, S. (2013) Professional learning in a scaffolded 'multiliteracies book club': Transforming primary teacher participation. Issues in Educational Research, 23 (3). pp. 357-374.
Cumming-Potvin, W. and Currie, J. (2013) Towards new literacies and social justice for engineering education. International Journal of Engineering, Social Justice, and Peace, 2 (1). pp. 21-37.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2012) Negotiating worlds, words and identities: Scaffolded literacies for pre-service teachers and children. McGill Journal of Education, 47 (3). pp. 379-402.
Martino, W. and Cumming-Potvin, W. (2011) “They didn't have out there gay parents-they just looked like normal regular parents”: Investigating teachers' approaches to addressing same-sex parenting and non-normative sexuality in the elementary school classroom. Curriculum Inquiry, 41 (4). pp. 480-501.
MacCallum, J., Palmer, D., Wright, P. R., Cumming-Potvin, W., Brooker, M. and Tero, C. (2010) Australian perspectives: Community building through intergenerational exchange programs. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 8 (2). pp. 113-127.
Morcom, V. and Cumming-Potvin, W. (2010) Bullies and victims in a primary classroom: Scaffolding a collaborative community of practice. Issues in Educational Research, 20 (2). pp. 166-182.
Cumming-Potvin, W. and MacCallum, J. (2010) Editorial - Mentoring: Promoting learning in collaborative communities. McGill Journal of Education, 45 (2). pp. 181-184.
Cumming-Potvin, W. and MacCallum, J. (2010) Intergenerational practice: Mentoring and social capital for twenty-first century communities of practice. McGill Journal of Education, 45 (2). pp. 305-323.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2009) Social justice, pedagogy and multiliteracies: developing communities of practice for teacher education. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 34 (1). pp. 82-99.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2008) Partners, pedagogy and technology: A year 7 boy's reading progress. Curriculum perspectives, 28 (3). pp. 37-47.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2007) Scaffolding, multiliteracies, and reading circles. Canadian Journal of Education, 30 (2). pp. 483-507.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2004) Disrupting literacy practices in a learning community: Empowerment through voicing. McGill Journal of Education, 39 (2). pp. 199-219.
Cumming-Potvin, W., Renshaw, P. and van Kraayenoord, C.E. (2003) Scaffolding and bilingual shared reading experiences: promoting primary school students' learning and development. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 26 (2). pp. 54-68.
Cumming-Potvin, W., Renshaw, P. and van Kraayenoord, C. (2003) A sociocultural analysis of language learning: New forms of literacy practices in a language and culture awareness programme. Language and Education, 17 (6). pp. 391-407.
McAndrew, M., St-Pierre, A. and Cumming-Potvin, W. (1996) Le technicien en assistance sociale affecté à la prévention de l’abandon scolaire. Canadian Journal of Education/Revue canadienne de l'éducation, 21 (1). pp. 35-49.
Cumming-Potvin, W., Lessard, C. and McAndrew, M. (1994) L’adaptation de l’institution scolaire québécoise à la pluriethnicité : continuité et rupture face aux discours officiels. Revue des sciences de l'éducation, 20 (4). pp. 679-696.
Martino, W. and Cumming-Potvin, W. (2013) Investigating the pedagogical use of LGBTQ themed texts in the elementary school classroom. In: American Educational Research Association Meeting (AERA) 2013, April 27 - May 1 2013, San Fransisco, CA
Cumming-Potvin, W., Baille, C. and Bowden, J.A. (2012) Engineering education for social and environmental justice: Scaffolding multidisciplinary knowledge through multiliteracies. In: Canada International Conference on Education (CICE-2012), 18 - 21 June 2012, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Phillips, R., Maor, D., Preston, G. and Cumming-Potvin, W. (2012) Exploring learning analytics as indicators of study behaviour. In: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (EDMEDIA) 2012, 25 - 29 June 2012, Denver, CO pp. 2861-2867.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2012) Resisting a technical landscape: Qualitative research and critical pedagogy for literacy education. In: Association for Qualitative Research Conference (AQR/DPR) 2012, 23 - 25 August 2012, Charles Darwin University, Darwin
Gardiner, V., Cumming-Potvin, W. and Hesterman, S. (2012) Transforming professional learning: Scaffolding primary school teachers in a multiliteracies book club. In: 27th Annual Research Forum (Western Australian Institute for Educational Research Inc) Transforming practice: The value of educational research, 11 August 2012, University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, Western Australia
Phillips, R., Maor, D., Cumming-Potvin, W., Roberts, P., Herrington, J., Preston, G., Moore, E. and Perry, L. (2011) Learning analytics and study behaviour: A pilot study. In: ASCILITE 2011, 4 - 7 December 2011, Wrest Point, Hobart, Tasmania pp. 997-1007.
Cumming-Potvin, W. and Martino, W. (2011) Teaching about queer families in schools: The fear of parents. In: Outgames Human Rights Conference, 25 - 31 July 2011, Vancouver, BC Canada
Cumming-Potvin, W. and Martino, W. (2010) Politics, pedagogy and diversity: Towards Non-normative representations. In: Inclusive and Supportive Education Congress (ISEC) 2010, 2 - 5 August 2010, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland
Phillips, R., Preston, G., Roberts, P., Cumming-Potvin, W., Herrington, J., Maor, D and Gosper, M. (2010) Using academic analytic tools to investigate studying behaviours in technology-supported learning environments. In: C.H. Steel, M.J. Keppell, P. Gerbic & S. Housego (Eds.), Curriculum, technology & transformation for an unknown future. Proceedings ascilite Sydney 2010, 5 - 8 December, Sydney, Australia
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2009) The power of picture books: ‘Multiliteracies’ for classrooms of the twenty-first century. In: 7th International Association for the Improvement of Mother Tongue Educational Conference, 23 - 26 June 2009, University of Toronto, Canada
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2008) More than teacher education: Interweaving multiple identities of pre-service teacher, parent and literacy educator. In: Paris International Conference on Education, Economy & Society, 17 - 19 July 2008, Novotel Paris Tour Eiffel, Paris, France
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2007) Beyond books: Face-to-face and on-line literacies for preservice teachers and thier children. In: British Educational Research Association Annual Conference 2007, 5 - 8 September 2007, Institute of London, London
MacCallum, J., Palmer, D., Cumming-Potvin, W., Wright, P. R., Brooker, M. and Tero, C. (2007) Caravans and 'cyberspace': Connecting community through intergenerational exchange. In: 15th Biennial Conference of the Australasian Human Development Association (AHDA), 5-8 July 2007, University of New South Wales, Sydney
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2007) Improving pre-service teacher education programs: Stretching understandings for new literacies. In: AARE 2007 International Educational Research Conference, 25 - 29 November 2007, Fremantle, Western Australia
Cumming-Potvin, W. and O'Donnell, J. (2006) Engaging students in multiliteracies: Supporting voices for the 21 century. In: AATE/ALEA National Conference 2006, 8 - 11 July 2006, Darwin, N.T.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2005) Beyond phonics and whole language: A year seven boy's engagement in reading through muliple literacy practices. In: Redesigning Pedagogy: Research, Policy, Practice Conference, 30 May - 1 June 2005, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
MacCallum, J., Palmer, D., Northcote, J.K., Wright, P., Cumming-Potvin, W., Tero, C., Brooker, M. and Wright, P. R. (2005) Turning talking into walking: Practical ideas for intergenerational action. In: Active 2005 Conference, 14-15 September 2005, Fremantle, W.A.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2004) Building an upper primary community: Pedagogy, partners and technology. In: AATE, ACTA, ALEA and PETA Annual Conference 2004: Get Real...and all that Spiel, 4 - 7 July 2004, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia
Cumming-Potvin, W., Schibeci, R., Lee, L. and Lake, D. (2004) ICT in schools: Research supporting professional partnerships. In: Connected Learning Conference: The Power of ICT in the Curriculum, 23 - 24 September 2004, Perth Convention Centre, Perth
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2004) Logging on to new basics in a supportive learning community. In: AARE 2004: Positioning educational research, 29 November - 2 December 2004, Melbourne, Vic.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2003) Enhancing literacy learning in a classroom community: Integrating information and communication technology into a literature based English program. In: 18th Annual Western Australian Institute for Educational Research (WAIER) Forum 2003, 9 August 2003, Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley Campus
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2002) Spaces for difference: Empowering a primary student to ‘try on’ a minority group identity. In: The Centre for Applied Language and Linguistics Research Conference (CAL) 2002, December 2002, Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2002) A sociocultural analysis of language: Extending students' learning and development in a primary classroom. In: 17th Annual Western Australian Institute for Educational Research Forum (WAIER) 2002, 17 August 2002, Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley
Cumming-Potvin, W., Renshaw, P. and van Kraayenoord, C.E. (1998) Using shared reading experiences to promote the inclusive curriculum in early childhood settings. In: Creche and Kindergarten Association of Queensland International Early Childhood Conference, 20 - 23 June, Brisbane, Queensland
Cumming-Potvin, W. and Lamontagne, J.C. (1988) Integrating drama into the primary school curriculum. In: L’association Professionnelle des Professeurs d’immersion et du Programme Cadre Annual Conference, April 1988, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
Cumming-Potvin, W., Martino, W. and Gardiner, V. (2014) Researching gender and sexual diversity in educational communities: Methodological challenges and possibilities. In: Gender and Education Association Biennial Interim Conference Gender and Education in the Asia-Pacific: Possibilities and Provocations, 9 - 11 December 2014, Melbourne Graduate School of Education. Melbourne, Australia.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2013) Curriculum conversations: The place of language, literacy and literature within the Australian curriculum. In: Curriculum Conversations 2013, 11th May 2013, Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2013) Teaching about queer families in schools: Erasure and parent surveillance. In: Seminar. Faculty of Education. McGill University, May 2013, Canada.
Phillips, R., Maor, D., Cumming-Potvin, W., Roberts, P. and Herrington, J. (2012) Learning analytics and study behaviour: A pilot study. In: Teaching and Learning Forum 2012: Creating an inclusive learning environment: Engagement, equity, and retention, 2 - 3 February 2012, Murdoch University, Murdoch, W.A.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2008) Engaging students and pre-service teachers in multiliteracies: Supporting diverse voices for the 21st century. In: Lecture at the University of Victoria, November 2008, Faculty of Education, B.C.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2008) Multiliteracies’ and diversity for pre-service teachers and young children: Building and reflecting on worlds and identities. In: Seminar. University of Western Ontario, December 2008, Faculty of Education, Canada.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2008) Research & pedagogy consultancy: Boys’ education issues. In: Lecture. School of Distance and Isolated Education, July 2008, Leederville, WA.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2003) Links from Western Australia: Qualitative research and social issues related to mining. In: Seminar. Dept. of Mining, Faculty of Applied Science, February 2006, University of British Columbia, canada.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2003) Literacy learning in a classroom community: Integrating ICT into a literature-based program. In: Seminar. Atwell Primary School, Atwell, WA .
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2003) Scaffolded spaces in a Year 4 classroom: Learning about language and culture in the Australian outback. In: Seminar. Dept. of Language and Literacy, Jan 2003, University of British Columbia, Canada.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2001) Sociocultural analysis in Outback city: A language and culture awareness program. In: Murdoch Research Seminar Series, June 2001, Murdoch University, Murdoch, W.A.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (1998) Beyond the ABC’s of learning: Literacy in the early childhood setting. In: Creche and Kindergarten Association of Queensland Mount Isa , Early Childhood Seminar, 18 July, Mt Isa, Queensland, Australia.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (1998) Beyond the text: Using shared reading to promote diversity. In: Creche and Kindergarten Association of Queensland Mount Isa , Early Childhood Seminar, 18 July, Mt Isa, Queensland, Australia.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (1992) L’Adaptation de L’institution Scolaire Quebecoise a la Pluriethnicite. In: 60th Conference of the French-Canadian Association for the Advancement of Science, May 1992, Quebec, Canada.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2012) Critical engagement with literacy and qualitative research: Towards socially just pedagogy in the teacher education classroom. In: Down, B. and Smyth, J., (eds.) Critical Voices in Teacher Education: Teaching for Social Justice in Conservative Terms. Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, pp. 197-209.
Armstrong, R., Baillie, C. and Cumming-Potvin, W. (2014) Mining and Communities: Understanding the Context of Engineering Practice. Morgan & Claypool Publishers, pp. 1-148.
Maor, D., Phillips, R., Preston, G., Herrington, J. and Cumming-Potvin, W. (2015) Investigating student study behaviours in Blended-learning environments to enhance retention. Murdoch University/University of Newcastle, Perth, Western Australia.
MacCallum, J., Palmer, D., Wright, P. R., Cumming-Potvin, W., Northcote, J.K., Brooker, M.A. and Tero, C. (2006) Community building through intergenerational exchange programs: Report to the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme (NYARS). Australian Government Department of Families, Community Services & Indigenous Affairs
MacCallum, J., Schibeci, R., Kissane, B., Durrant, C. and Cumming-Potvin, W. (2003) Analysis and collection of qualitative data from ASP infrastructure trial. Murdoch University. Centre for Learning, Change and Development, Murdoch University, W.A..
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2010) Book Review - "Telling stories in book clubs. Women teachers and professional development", by Mary Kooy. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 5 (4). pp. 356-357.
Cumming-Potvin, W. (2001) A socio-cultural analysis of language learning and identity transformation during a teaching experiment with primary school students. PhD Thesis (PhD). University of Queensland .