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Selected academic publications:

Moon, B. (2022). The long shadow of early modern formalism: Ramist method and the vulgarization of scaffolding. Publication pending in 2022.

Moon, B. & Wells, S. (2022). The construction of subject English in contemporary Australian textbooks: rhetoric, aesthetics and ethics. Publication pending in 2022.

Moon, B. (2022). Politics and ethics in English: A report from ‘down under.’ Publication pending in 2022.

Chen, Q, Moon, B. & Thwaite, A. (2022). A lexical approach to academic writing for Chinese-speaking undergraduates in Australia. Publication pending in 2022.

Moon, B., Harris, B. & Hays, A. (2021). Secondary curriculum literacy and teacher word-knowledge: Further findings from a Western Australian ITE cohort study. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 46, 11.

Wells, S. & Moon, B. (2019). Towards an anatomy of English textbooks: Counting what counts as English. English in Education. DOI:10.1080/04250494.2019.1687259.

Moon, B. Harris, B. & Hays, A. (2019). Can secondary teaching graduates support literacy in the classroom? Evidence from undergraduate assignments. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 44 8, 74-101.

Moon, B. (2017). Rereading 'Personal Response': A reflection on the contribution of Annette Patterson. English in Australia, 52, 1, 8-13.

Moon, B. & Harris, B. (2016). Career motivations, role expectations and content knowledge of prospective secondary English teachers. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 41, 12, 41-66.

Merga, M.K. & Moon, B. (2016). The impact of social influences on high school students’ recreational reading. The High School Journal, 99, 2, 122-140.

Moon, B. (2014). The literacy skills of secondary teaching undergraduates: Results of diagnostic testing and a discussion of findings. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39, 12, 111-130.

Moon, B. (2013). Curriculum, change and crisis in English: Notes toward an understanding. CUR2210 Course Reader. Mount Lawley, WA: Edith Cowan University. 

Moon, B. (2012). Remembering rhetoric: recalling a tradition of explicit instruction in writing. English in Australia, 47, 1, 37-52. 

Moon, B. (2011). Writing Projects 2: Practical Lessons Based on Classical Methods. Chalkface Press.

Moon, B. (2010). Writing Projects 1: Practical Lessons Based on Classical Methods. Chalkface Press.

Moon, B. (2010). What's the point of PowerPoint?: Appropriate technology in the classroom. Interpretations 42, 8-22. 

Moon, B. (2008). Things to do in Duskwood when you're dead: English Lessons from World of Warcraft. English in Australia, 43, 1, 47-56.

Moon, B. (2007). Shakespeare versus the bus ticket: "Postmodern Theory" and the teaching of English. Interpretations 39, 14-17. (First published in OnlineOpinion, April 2. (Available

Moon, B. (2004). Viewing Terms : A glossary for film and TV study. Chalkface Press.

Moon, B. & Mellor, B. (2003a). Acquiring the knowledge. emagazine, 19, 37-39. 

Moon, B. & Mellor, B. (2003b). Developing the argument. emagazine, 20, 62-67. 

Moon, B. (2002). Literary terms: a practical glossary. 2nd ed. Cottesloe: Chalkface Press.

Moon, B. (2001). Ebooks, enews, epublishing: Using the new technologies in English. In C. Durrant & C. Beavis, P(ICT)ures of English: teachers, learners and technology. (pp. 210-26). Kent Town, SA: AATE/Wakefield. 

Moon, B. (2001). ‘The text is out there’: History, research and The X Files English in Australia, 132, 5-16. 

Moon, B. & Mellor, B. (2001). Writing critical essays: a practical guide. Cottesloe: Chalkface Press.

Moon, B. (2000). Reading practices. In B. Graham (Ed.), Trends and Issues in Secondary English 2000. Urbana, Ill: NCTE. 68-75.

Moon, B. (Ed.). (2000). Science and Technology. In K. Willis (Ed.), Access to books 2: A reading guide for adolescents. Sydney: Nelson, 1989. 98-150.

Moon, B. (1998). Studying poetry. Cottesloe: Chalkface Press.

Moon, B. (1998). Gender and reading. In W. Martino & C. Cook (Eds),  Gender and texts. (pp. 3-34). Sydney: AATE. 

Moon, B. (1997). Beyond critical literacy? Poetry and reading practices. Paper presented to the SWARF seminar, Edith Cowan University, October 8. Mount Lawley, WA: Edith Cowan University

Moon, B. (1994). Rethinking resistance: English and critical consciousness. Interpretations, 27, 3, 48-69. 

Moon, B. & Mellor, B. (1994). Editorial introduction. Interpretations, 27, 3, i-v.

Moon, B. (1994). Reading and gender: from discourse and subject to regimes of practice. [PhD diss.] Curtin University of Technology.

Moon, B. (1992). Where is 'Elsewhere'? Gender, reading and social technologies. Paper presented to Curtin University Postgraduate Seminar, October 7. Bentley, WA: Curtin University of Technology.

Moon, B. (1992). Theorising violence in the discourse of masculinities. Southern Review, 25, 2, 194-203.

Moon, B. (1992). Rev. of Beyond Communication, by Deanne Bogdan and Stanley B. Straw. AATE guide to books 1992, 101, 14-15. 

Moon, B. (1990). What is poststructuralism? English in Australia, 94,,  8-21.

Moon, B. (1990). Studying literature: theory and practice for senior students. Cottesloe: Chalkface Press.

Moon, B. (1987). An inquiry approach in English? Interpretations, 20, 2, 32-39.


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