Dr Bindi MacGill

Position/s:Research Associate
Faculty of Education, Humanities and Law
Phone: +61 8 82013276
Email:
Location: Yunggorendi Mande (2.15)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Biography

Dr Bindi MacGill is a Research Associate for an Australian Research Council Discovery Project titled: Negotiating a space within the nation: the case of the Ngarrindjeri. Recent publications include equality of recognition of Indigenous ethics of care paradigms in schools and the use of 3D interactive torque games as a vehicle for students to engage with the values of reconciliation in Australia. Her research focus is concerned with Indigenous ethics of care, border pedagogy and reconciliation pedagogies.

Qualifications

PhD
Master of Visual Arts
Graduate Diploma in Education
Bachelor of Arts (Hons)

Honours, awards and grants

Faculty of Education, Humanities, Law and Theology Award for Excellence in Teaching
Australian Postgraduate Award
Chancellors Award List and the Deans Merit Award List for academic achievement at the University of South Australia

Teaching

Teaching interests

Indigenous education
Sociological understandings in education

Research and supervision

Publications

Refereed journal articles
  • MacGill, B. (2014). Postcolonial belongings as an ethic of care. New Scholar, 3(1) pp. 155-170. [Link]
  • MacGill, B.M. (2013). Aboriginal Community Education Officers' Border Work: Culturally Safe Practices for Supporting Migrating Indigenous Students From Country into Urban and Semi-Rural Schools. Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 41(2) pp. 181-186. [10.1017/jie.2012.15]
  • MacGill, B.M. (2013). Postcolonial Belonging. Teaching in the contact zone: ethical violence and critical pedagogies in the Humanities and Education’
  • MacGill, B.M. and Blanch, F. (2013). Indigenous Students' Wellbeing and The Mobilisation of Ethics of Care in the Contact Zone. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 38(2) pp. 143-152. [Link]
  • MacGill, B.M., Matthews, J., Trevorrow, E., Abdulla, A. and Rankine, D. (2012). Ecology, ontology and pedagogy at Camp Coorong. M/C Journal, 15(3) [Link]
  • MacGill, B.M. and Whitehead, K.I. (2011). Resisting technicist approaches in favour of complexity and social justice in a teacher education program. Social Alternatives, 30(4) pp. 38-41.
  • MacGill, B.M. (2010). The challenge of Whiteness: Equality of Recognition of ethics of care paradigms. Alternative Law Journal, 35(3) pp. 149-154. [Link]
  • MacGill, B.M. (2003). Aboriginal Education Workers (AEW) and the Role of 'Values Education' in Remote Indigenous Communities in South Australia. New Horizons in Education, 109 pp. 5-16.
Refereed conference papers
  • Wyeld, T., MacGill, B.M., Blanch, F. and Thompson, P. (2012). Playing with Reconciliation: engaging primary school students with the values of reconciliation using a video game. In E Banissi, S Bertschi, C Forsell, J Johansson, S Kenderdine, FT Marchese, M Sarfraz, L Stuart, A Ursyn, TG Wyeld, H Azzag, M Lebba & G Venturini, ed. Information Visualization: Visualisation, BioMedical Visualization, Visualisation on Built and Rural Environments & Geometric Modelling and Imaging. Piscataway, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 16th International Conference on Information Visualisation. Monpellier, France. Jul 2012, pp. 471-473. [10.1109/IV.2012.81]
  • MacGill, B.M., Wyeld, T. and Blanch, F. (2010). Re-Writing Recent History: developing a National reconciliation pedagogy using a video game for school age children. In Proceedings: 2010 14th International Conference Information Visualisation. USA: IEEE Computer Society. Information Visualisation 2010. London, UK. Jul 2010, pp. 397-402.

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Refereed journal articles
  • MacGill, B. (2014). Postcolonial belongings as an ethic of care. New Scholar, 3(1) pp. 155-170. [Link]
  • MacGill, B.M. (2013). Aboriginal Community Education Officers' Border Work: Culturally Safe Practices for Supporting Migrating Indigenous Students From Country into Urban and Semi-Rural Schools. Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 41(2) pp. 181-186. [10.1017/jie.2012.15]
  • MacGill, B.M. (2013). Postcolonial Belonging. Teaching in the contact zone: ethical violence and critical pedagogies in the Humanities and Education’
  • MacGill, B.M. and Blanch, F. (2013). Indigenous Students' Wellbeing and The Mobilisation of Ethics of Care in the Contact Zone. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 38(2) pp. 143-152. [Link]
  • MacGill, B.M., Matthews, J., Trevorrow, E., Abdulla, A. and Rankine, D. (2012). Ecology, ontology and pedagogy at Camp Coorong. M/C Journal, 15(3) [Link]
  • MacGill, B.M. and Whitehead, K.I. (2011). Resisting technicist approaches in favour of complexity and social justice in a teacher education program. Social Alternatives, 30(4) pp. 38-41.
  • MacGill, B.M. (2010). The challenge of Whiteness: Equality of Recognition of ethics of care paradigms. Alternative Law Journal, 35(3) pp. 149-154. [Link]
  • MacGill, B.M. (2003). Aboriginal Education Workers (AEW) and the Role of 'Values Education' in Remote Indigenous Communities in South Australia. New Horizons in Education, 109 pp. 5-16.
Refereed conference papers
  • Wyeld, T., MacGill, B.M., Blanch, F. and Thompson, P. (2012). Playing with Reconciliation: engaging primary school students with the values of reconciliation using a video game. In E Banissi, S Bertschi, C Forsell, J Johansson, S Kenderdine, FT Marchese, M Sarfraz, L Stuart, A Ursyn, TG Wyeld, H Azzag, M Lebba & G Venturini, ed. Information Visualization: Visualisation, BioMedical Visualization, Visualisation on Built and Rural Environments & Geometric Modelling and Imaging. Piscataway, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 16th International Conference on Information Visualisation. Monpellier, France. Jul 2012, pp. 471-473. [10.1109/IV.2012.81]
  • MacGill, B.M., Wyeld, T. and Blanch, F. (2010). Re-Writing Recent History: developing a National reconciliation pedagogy using a video game for school age children. In Proceedings: 2010 14th International Conference Information Visualisation. USA: IEEE Computer Society. Information Visualisation 2010. London, UK. Jul 2010, pp. 397-402.
  • MacGill, B.M. and Wyeld, T. (2009). The need for a reconciliation pedagogy : educating for a more holistic, shared Australian Cultural Heritage. In Ebad Banissi, Liz Stuart, Theodor G. Wyeld, Mikael Jern, Gennady Andrienko, Nasrullah Memon, Reda Alhajj, Remo Aslak Burkhard, Georges Grinstein, Dennis Groth, Anna Ursyn, Jimmy Johansson, Camilla Forsell, Urska Cvek, Marjan Trutschl, Francis T. Mar, ed. Information Visualisation, 2009 13th International Conference. Los Alamitos, USA: IEEE Computer Society. 13th International Conference on Information Visualisation. Barcelona, Spain. Jul 2009, pp. 555-560. [doi:10.1109/IV.2009.80]
Journal articles
  • MacGill, B.M. (2001). Rethinking Indigenous Education: Culturalism, Colonialism and the Politics of Knowing. Journal of Australian Studies, Dec pp. 139-142.
Conference publications
  • MacGill, B.M. (2013). Teaching in the contact zone: ethical violence and critical pedagogies in the Humanities and Educatio. In Proceedings of the 4th Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities.
  • MacGill, B.M., Rigney, D. and Hemming, S. (2012). Survival in your own land: place-based pedagogy. In Critical (Post)colonial Pedagogies of the Contact Zone. Annual conference, Vancouver, Canada,American Eduction Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference. Vancouver. Apr 2012.
  • MacGill, B.M. (2008). The Antevasin. In Border States. Border States. Oct 2008.
Other public research outputs
  • Wurm, J.A., MacGill, B.M. and Baker, A.C. (2011). Long Way Home: A Celebration of 21 Years of Yunggorendi First Nations Centre. Adelaide, Australia: Flinders University, pp. 1-60. [Link]

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Professional and community engagement

Race relations
Indigenous education



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