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24th Annual Research Forum
at Edith Cowan University, Building 17, Mt Lawley Campus

Forum 2009 Schedule

Presentations on Saturday 1 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
Rosemary EvansThe use of personal meaning mapping to explore understanding of scientific literacy17.123
Lee Partridge, Sally Sandover, Wayne McGowanULTRIS: Undergraduate students and the scholarship of teaching and learning17.125
Rosalind HewettStudent interaction with culturally and linguistically diverse staff members beyond the classroom 17.203
Zarin SalterGreening behaviour: Impact of whole school sustainability education on students and families17.218
Amir Zaman and R.A FarooqCost benefit analysis of private and public schools in district Malakand of NWFP, Pakistan17.219
Gillian KirkKindergarten teacher's pedagogical styles and their students' social and emotional development17.220
Parallel 2
Christine Howitt and Emily UpsonIt's a mystery! A case study from the Collaborative Science Project17.123
Pragnya JagadishInternational students' perceptions of their interactions with staff outside the classroom17.125
Emma McIntyreMotivation and engagement of undergraduate students in their relation to lecturers outside the classroom 17.203
Chris JohnTeacher discourse according to gender17.218
Catherine PearceImplementation of an outcomes focused approach to education: A case study17.219
Elaine LewisLittle green fingers17.220
Parallel 3
Jennifer PearsonEvaluating pre-service primary science education: Self efficacy and beliefs17.123
Lilly BrownNurturing relationships within a space created by Indigenous ways of knowing17.125
Ying Yi SiowGeographical diversity and faculty interaction in the Law School17.203
Melanie SusinettiMotivational goals and assessment preferences of students in a senior secondary classroom17.218
John BednallMeasuring value adding: A qualitative approach17.219
Becky Holtham and Kate AbbottGender inclusivity in early childhood science teaching17.220
Parallel 4
Amir Zaman and M. Munir KiyaniDeveloping and analysing a multiple choice test in physics for Pakistani secondary schools17.123
Isabel Da SilvaCommodification in higher education and its effect on staff-student interaction beyond the classroom17.125
Coral PepperUsing narratives as a research strategy in educational leadership17.203
Justina LiYear 4 Students' attitudes toward exercise at school17.218
Gregory HineExploring the development of student leadership potential within a Catholic school: A qualitative case study17.219
Elaine Blake and Christine HowittHow do children under 5 years of age engage in scientific thinking?17.220
12.40-1.30Lunch in Cafeteria
Presentation of Postgraduate Awards
Presentation of WAIER Fellowships
Presentation of Early Career Award
Parallel 5
Chrissy Gamble and Susan McKenzieAcceleration: An interpretive study of gifted students within a primary school setting17.123
Wayne McGowan and Lee PartridgeStudent perceptions: Engagement beyond the classroom17.125
Karen MurciaInteractive whiteboard technology: Integrating e-learning with e-teaching17.203
Anneli Strutt and Tyler Fuller'Out of class, out of mind': In class learning and out of class communication17.218
Lauren Cooper and Renae CirilloEffective strategies for teaching problem solving in early childhood mathematics17.219
Susan BeltmanEducators' motivation for continuing professional learning17.220
Parallel 6
Lesley Newhouse-MaidenThe philosophy and practice of middle schooling for the education of young adolescents17.123
Rachel DennisPerceptions of how email affects student staff interactions beyond the classroom: Expectations and criteria17.125
Jennifer PearsonClimate change: Creating online education in Western Australian primary schools17.203
Marzia ZamirDisabled university students' perceptions of staff-student interaction outside the classroom17.218
Deanne JohnstonConstructivist teaching strategies in upper primary mathematics: An evaluation of three textbooks17.219
Lisa ParisReciprocal-mentoring residencies: Better transitions to teaching17.220
Parallel 7
Angela Evangelinou-YiannakisA qualitative study of the teaching of Greek as a second language17.123
Jess McCollPerceptions of undergraduates and their teachers on the opportunities for interaction beyond the classroom17.125
Louise VanderplasThe benefits and challenges of using technology in the classroom17.203
Christine Glass and Geraldine DitchburnMaking space: Exploring alternative pedagogies in teacher education17.218
Naif M. AlsulamiUtilising collaborative learning methodology in the mathematics classroom: An auto-ethnography17.219
Diana van StraalenAuthentic learning and assessment: 'Voices' within professional learning in teacher education17.220
4.40-5.30Post Conference Happy HourFoyer

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