Professor Rhonda Oliver

Adjunct Professor

Phone: 9433 0150

  • Biography

    Professor Rhonda Oliver is Head of the School of Education at Curtin University, Perth, Australia.  She is widely published in the area of second language and second dialect acquisition. Internationally she is best known for her work in relation to child language learners.  As well as work within the interactionist paradigm, she has also conducted numerous studies on ESL and mainstream learners in schools and universities.  She has also undertaken work in the area of Aboriginal education, particularly for those students who have Standard Australia English as their second language or dialect.