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22nd Annual Research Forum
at Edith Cowan University
Building 17, Mt Lawley Campus

Forum 2007 Schedule

Final draft dated 3.15 pm 9 August replaces earlier versions.

Presentations on Saturday 11 August [ Abstracts ]
[ Forum Invitation ] [ Contents of Proceedings ]
The Forum activities are in Building 17. We recommend car parking on the northern side adjacent to the Central Avenue entrance, and near Building 17, as parking in other areas of the campus may be congested by other activities - see ECU Campus Maps (select Mt Lawley). Saturday parking is free.

9.30-10.00Registration and Coffee and Muffins in the Foyer of Building 17
[ Refreshments will be available ongoing ]
President's Welcome in Lecture Theatre 17.10317.103
TimeSession presentersTitleRoom
Parallel 1
Sharinaz A. Hassan The development of an instrument to assess metacognitive knowledge17.102
Frank BateInitial findings from a longitudinal study into the uses of ICTs in WA schools17.103
Chris ConlanPoliteness and pragmatic slippage: Global English and L1 Englishes 17.123
Kim BalnavesPopular sub-culture and school: Analysing popular sub-culture for transferal to a classroom17.218
Maria NorthcoteUniversity teachers' and students' educational beliefs: A comparison of the past and the present17.219
Parallel 2
Cornelia StaatsPretend play and pre-primary children with emotional and behavioural difficulties17.102
Lesley Newhouse-MaidenThe life-careers of women and girls: Addressing the gender gap in ICT industries and education17.103
Karen MurciaEvaluating scientific literacy: The nature of students' engagement with science in the newspaper 17.123
Jocasta CollierEmpathy and identity: Drama as an environmental educational tool17.218
Christine CunninghamAmerican international schools in Latin America: Ethical dilemmas in a world of elite privilege17.219
Parallel 3
Pina TarriconeWhat is metacognition and why is it fundamental to learning and important for educational research?17.102
Maria D'CunhaImproving girls' access to, use of and career aspirations in ICT: A project pilot at Hampton Senior High School17.103
Sheena O'HareLiteracy teaching for children with language disorders: Teachers' beliefs and practices17.123
Chris HurstContextualising mathematics [Presentation cancelled]17.218
Rosemary S. EvansThe longevity of professional learning17.219
Parallel 4
Geok-Hwa, TorPsychometric analysis of the Schwartz's Portrait Values Questionnaire: Rasch model perspective17.102
Wee Loon YeoHome but away: An ethnographic study of Southeast Asian international students17.103
Laura B. PerryThe effect of school social composition on student achievement in Australia17.123
Delphine P ShawThe pedagogic aspect of intergenerationalism17.218
Brad GobbyWhere's the gender and education debate gone? Out with equity in with efficiency17.219
12.30-1.30Lunch in Cafeteria
Presentation of Postgraduate Awards
Presentation of WAIER Fellowships to Dr Philip Paioff and Dr Susan Hall
Presentation of Early Career Award to Dr Maria Northcote
Parallel 5
Janean RobinsonAn ethnographer swinging in the school policy jungle: Peeling the layers17.102
Christine HowittInterpreting science learning experiences through preservice primary teachers' eyes17.103
Joanne GodfreySowing seeds for development: Cyril Jackson and rural schooling in WA17.123
Zsuzsa MilleiThe politics of participation: Problematising the paradigm17.218
Eve RuddockMusical? I'm not even in the ballpark!17.219
Parallel 6
Eva Dobozy, Terry DeJong, Sue Sharp, Julia Wren, Will Turner, Sue SpiersThe power of partnerships: Reflections on collaborative research17.102
Glenda RaisonLearning to teach and teaching to learn: Experiences of final year education students17.103
Angela McCarthyManaging school choice17.123
Prem MudhanRetention and participation of Indigenous students in education: Some indicators for success17.218
Joan PietersenCommunity music and funding: An analysis of the programs of community music groups17.219
Parallel 7
Christine Howitt, Michelle Acledan, Sharon Ramos, Harimas SulantingNew eyes: International students' changing perceptions of how to conduct educational research17.102
Christine GlassBecoming a teacher: Tom's story17.103
Maria NorthcoteAn affective PhD: Topic and process17.123
4.40-5.30Post Conference Happy HourFoyer

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