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23rd Annual Research Forum
at Edith Cowan University
Building 17, Mt Lawley Campus

Forum 2008 Schedule

Presentations on Saturday 9 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 17.20317.203
TimeSession presentersTitleRoom
Parallel 1
Matthew DavidsonBeliefs and their influence: A mathematical perspective17.102
Margaret SutherlandObservations of a poor reader17.123
Jamie-Lee GrowdonYear 7 student perceptions of the Lillico homework model 17.125
Christine GlassA sustainable future in education? A study of the experiences of four preservice teachers17.220
Elaine Lewis, Caroline Mansfield, Catherine BaudainsGetting down and dirty: Values in education for sustainability17.219
Ed RushFat, black, and that's all right: Encouraging female Thai students to challenge destructive beauty ideals17.218
Parallel 2
Suzieleez Syrene Abdul Rahim, Anne Chapman, Grady VenvilleClassroom assessment: A Malaysian mathematics teacher's beliefs17.102
Stephen Houghton, Robin Cordin, Sarah HopkinsPsychopathic-like traits and aggression in children and adolescents17.123
Adam Hayton, Hiep NguyenStructured morning fitness programs and students' cognitive performance in primary schools 17.125
Tracey JonesFLOTE-ing and sinking: Issues in teacher uptake of online professional development17.220
Coral PepperLeading for sustainability: Is surface understanding enough?17.219
Paul B WatsonSexual health promotion in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities: What about the women?17.218
Parallel 3
Durojaiye S Braimoh, Mark W HacklingReflections on transition to science teaching in Lagos state, Nigeria17.102
Yuli RahmawatiUtilising metacognitive skills and green chemistry for self reflection: An autoethnographic research17.123
Lennon RegoStuck in the middle17.125
Jenny LaneUsing causal layer analysis and morphological analysis to develop a digital education for teachers17.220
Badar Al KharusiCivic participation and current educational reform in the Sultanate of Oman17.219
Gabriella De Mori, Clancy ReadNeeds analysis of university students on humanitarian visas: A case study from Curtin University17.218
Parallel 4
Karen MurciaTeaching for scientific literacy with an interactive whiteboard17.102
Janean RobinsonBehaviour management and discipline policy: A genealogical approach17.123
Lee PartridgeStar cross'd lovers: The (troubled) relationship between peer review and student evaluations of teaching17.125
Yuying LouBuilding teaching capacity of academics through overseas study17.220
Carmel SuartNurturing faith within the home: A perspective from Catholic parents who do not access Catholic schools17.219
Susan BeltmanRole models and identity17.218
12.30-1.30Lunch in Cafeteria
Presentation of Postgraduate Awards
Presentation of WAIER Fellowships to
Dr Clare McBeath and Dr Roger Atkinson
Presentation of Early Career Award to Dr Christine Howitt
Dr Howitt's plenary address: Challenging pre-service early
childhood teachers' views of science and science teaching
Parallel 5
Margaret SutherlandAppropriate structures for teachers to implement in the high school classroom for at risk students17.102
Pina Tarricone, Alison F. GartonThe relationship between metacognition and social metacognition: The intersubjectivity connection17.123
Megan Rhodes, Gleneice CoventryWhat is the main variable that affects boys' academic achievement?17.125
Susan McKenzie, Karen MurciaTeachers' learning journeys with interactive whiteboard technology17.220
Leonie BorrensenPromoting alternative thinking strategies in young children17.219
Anne AngelkovskaSelf harm among young Western Australian children: Development and validation of an assessment instrument17.218
Parallel 6
Sheena O'HareThe teaching of reading to language disordered children: An investigation into beliefs and practices17.102
Eve RuddockIt's a bit harsh, isn't it! Judgemental teaching practice corrupts instinctive musicality17.123
David SeggieHow does disciplinary style effect classroom management in elementary schools?17.125
Lesley Newhouse-MaidenAre teachers to blame? National standards testing and accountability of schools in UK17.220
Sandra HestermanEarly childhood designs for multiliterate techno tikes17.219
Eva DobozyDigital pedagogy revisited: Who pays the price for flexible access to lectures?17.218
Parallel 7
Kit LawsonBetween the lines: Exploring a love of reading17.102
Pina TarriconeMeasuring the development of curriculum and pedagogical knowledge in the creation of teaching documentation17.123
Rebecca SaundersThe challenge of change: The impact of a professional development initiative for TAFE lecturers17.220
Gillian KirkThe effects of kindergarten scheduling and instructional styles on children's development17.219
4.40-5.30Post Conference Happy HourFoyer

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