Publications & Research

Morrissey, AM, Wishart, L, Robertson, N, Moore, D & Kinnear, V (2022) ‘Tools and Time for Noticing in Early Childhood Pedagogy Outdoors’. In: McLachlan, C., McLaughlin, T., Cherrington, S., Aspden, K. (eds) Assessment and Data Systems in Early Childhood Settings. Early Childhood Research and Education: An Inter-theoretical Focus, vol 5. Springer, Singapore.

Rouse, E and Wishart, L (2021) ‘Educator perceptions of risk-taking, safety and resilience in the outdoors: a rural early childhood education and care case study’, NZ International Research in Early Childhood Education Journal, 23(2): 63-77,

Lynch, J and Wishart, L (2021) ‘Play diversity and student agency in the redevelopment of a school playspace’, Childrens Geographies. Accessed 13 January 2022.  [Open Access]

Morrissey A-M, Wishart, L and Moore, D (2020) ‘Early childhood outdoor environments: places for play, learning and wellbeing’, Chapter 5 in Anna Kilderry & Bridie Raban (eds) Strong Foundations: Evidence informing practice in early childhood education, ACER Press Camberwell, VIC.

Wishart, L, Cabezas-Benalcázar, C, Morrissey, A-M and Versace, VL (2019) ‘Traditional vs naturalised design: a comparison of affordances and physical activity in two preschool playscapes’Landscape Research, 44(8): 1031–1049.

Wishart, L and Rouse, E (2018) ‘Pedagogies of outdoor spaces: an early childhood educator professional learning journey’, Early Child Development and Care, 189(14): 2284–2298.

Wishart, L (2018) ‘Early childhood educator perceptions of children’s physical activity and the outdoors’, NZ International Research in Early Childhood Education Journal, (21)1: 1–16. Accessed 13 January 2022.

Moles, J and Wishart, L (2016) Reading the map: locating and navigating the academic skills development of pre-service teachers, Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice, 13(3), Article number: 4, pp. 1-15, accessed 13 January 2022.

Morrissey, A-M, Scott, C and Wishart, LE (2015) ‘Infant and Toddler Responses to a Redesign of Their Childcare Outdoor Play Space’Children Youth and Environments, 25(1): 29-56. doi: 10.7721/chilyoutenvi.25.1.0029

Morrissey, A-M, Scott, C and Wishart, LE (2014) ‘Design Issues and Beneficial Outcomes from Greening a Childcare Outdoor Space for Babies and Toddlers’, Nursery Papers Technical, Issue no. 11, Greenlife Industry Australia Ltd, accessed 13 January 2022. [Open Access].

Thies, L, Wallis, A, Turner, A, and Wishart, L (2014) Embedded academic literacies curricula: the challenges of measuring success’,Journal of Academic Language and Learning, (8)2.

Elizabeth Rouse, Llewellyn Wishart, Anne-Marie Morrissey and Caroline Scott (2014) The Harbour Outdoors: Investigating how Children and Educators Engage with the Outdoor Learning Space at the Harbour Family and Children’s Centre. Unpublished Report, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia.

Wishart, LE (2011) ‘Nature Teaches Naturally: Present and Future Perspectives on Nature-based, Ecological and Somatic Learning’, Currents: A Journal of the Body-Mind Centering Association (14)1: 8-11.

Wishart, LE (2009) ‘Embodying Principles, Properties, Potential in Dance: a movement research compendium’, Proximity, (13)1: 4-9.

Wishart, LE (2003) ‘Embodied Life Work Pilot Project’, Currents: A Journal of the Body-Mind Centering Association, (5)2: 37-38.

Clarke Lapin, H and Wishart, LE (2001) ‘Body-Mind Centering and Children’s Dancing’, Currents: A Journal of the Body-Mind Centering Association, (3)2: 17-19.

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