Peter Merrotsy

Professor, BDiv Edin., BSc NSW, PhD N.Territory

  • The University of Western Australia (M428), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 41 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
20082017
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Personal profile

Biography

Peter Merrotsy is a Professor in the Graduate School of Education at The University of Western Australia. Previously, he enjoyed eighteen years’ experience as a teacher and head teacher of Mathematics in rural New South Wales, before joining the School
 of Education at the University of New England where his research focused on gifted
 children and youth from backgrounds of so-called disadvantage. In 2013, Peter was appointed to UWA where he continues to conduct research on gifted Aboriginal children, as well as on creativity and problem solving.

Keywords

  • Creativity
  • Sociology Of Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Education of gifted and talented children
  • Academic acceleration
  • Creative problem solving
  • Hermeneutics

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Projects 2013 2014

Research Output 2008 2017

Authoritarian personality

Merrotsy, P., 2017, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior. SAGE Publications Ltd, p. 45-46 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

1 Citations

Gagné's differentiated model of giftedness and talent in Australian education

Merrotsy, P., 1 Dec 2017, In : Australasian Journal of Gifted Education. 26, 2, p. 29-42 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gray literature
education
website
evidence
1 Citations

On the history of heuristic

Merrotsy, P., 2017, In : Journal of Genius and Eminence. 2, 1, p. 58-64 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heuristics
History
Creative Problem Solving
Debt
Writer
2 Citations

Pedagogy for creative problem solving

Merrotsy, P., 8 May 2017, US: Routledge. 254 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

creativity
Teaching
teaching strategy
history
educational practice
1 Citations

Through the Dąbrowski Lens: A Fresh Examination of the Theory of Positive Disintegration

Harper, A., Cornish, L., Smith, S. & Merrotsy, P., 2 Jan 2017, In : Roeper Review. 39, 1, p. 37-43 7 p.

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