Research Publications for Vivienne J (Viv) Aitken

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  • Cahill, H., Hatton, C., & Aitken, V. (2018). Thinking through theory: bridging divides between theory and practice. In 9th International Drama In Education Research Institute: Tyranny of Distance. Conference held at University of Auckland's Epsom Campus, Auckland, New Zealand.

  • Aitken, V., Corkery, F., & Jones, K. (2017). Positions, storylines and speech acts: How five mentor teachers from EIT's Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) conceptualise their role in the partnership. Waikato Journal of Education, 22(3). doi:10.15663/wje.v22i3.364

  • Aitken, V. (2017). The ‘mantle underground’: A case study in informal school-university partnership. In R. McNae, & B. Cowie (Eds.), Realising Innovative Partnerships in Educational Research (pp. 169-187). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

  • Aitken, V. (2017). “It’s happening to us – now!” Dramatically enhancing literacy yrs 1-8. In Canterbury Literacy Association, Waitākiri Primary School, Burwood, Christchurch, New Zealand.

  • Aitken, V. (2016). 'Precious threads' in the mantle of the expert. In Te Aho Tapu Mantle of the Expert Symposium. Symposium held at Rototuna Junior high School, Hamilton, New Zealand.

  • Aitken, V. J., & Edmiston, B. (2014). Possibilities for dramatic inquiry in teacher education: Preliminary findings from a recent project in Mantle of the Expert at Waikato University. In Teacher Education Forum of Aotearoa New Zealand (TEFANZ): Spicing up Teacher Education, Spaces, Places, Innovations and Connections. WINTEC, Hamilton, New Zealand.

  • Thrupp, M., Ratana, D., & Aitken, V. (2014). Ngā kura māuiui o Aotearoa: The sick New Zealand schools. Save Our Schools NZ. Retrieved from

  • Aitken, V. J. (2014). Risking heuristics: Towards a classification of key features of Mantle of the Expert through the metaphor of the korowai. Drama Research, 5(1), 1-18. Retrieved from

  • O'Connor, P., & Aitken, V. (2014). Arts education: Being awake in the world. In A. S. George, S. Brown, & J. O'Neill (Eds.), Facing the big questions in teaching: Purpose, power and learning (pp. 11-18). Cengage Learning Australia Pty Limited.

  • Harlow, A., Short, C., Waititi, C., Maubach, C., Price, G., Cheesman, S., & Aitken, V. (2014). Collaborative University School Partnerships Research Brief: ARTS in CUSP - 2013. (pp. 1-8). [Research brief]. The University of Waikato.

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