Lecturer, Children's Literature and Literacy, La Trobe University

David Beagley is Lecturer in Children's Literature and Literacy at La Trobe University's Bendigo campus, Victoria, Australia, where he teaches units in Genres, History, Australian and Post-colonial children's literature, and in Fiction for Young Adults. His lectures are currently available world-wide through iTunes U.

He has previously taught English, Literature, History and Drama in secondary schools, and has been a school and university librarian. He is particularly interested in the history of traditional "boys' adventure" stories, especially those involving aircraft.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer, Children's Literature and Literacy, La Trobe University
  • –present
    General Editor, The Looking Glass: new perspectives on children's literature

Education

  • 1995 
    La Trobe University, Master of Education (Research)
  • 1984 
    GIAE-Monash University, Bachelor of Education (Librarianship)
  • 1976 
    Monash University, Grad. Dip. Ed (Secondary)
  • 1975 
    Monash University, Bachelor of Arts (Honours)