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26th Annual Research Forum: Educational Possibilities
University of Notre Dame, 1.00 pm to 6.00 pm, Saturday 13 August

Forum 2011 Program

Presentations on Saturday 13 August
[Abstracts] [Forum Invitation]
The Forum activities are in The University of Notre Dame Australia's new education building, the Tannock Hall of Education, corner of Cliff and Croke Streets, Fremantle. Consult your street directory for parking locations, or for public transport, note the close proximity to Fremantle Railway Station. For campus maps see [Campus locations] and select [Google Maps Fremantle] or [PDF Map Fremantle].

The program given below is a draft subject to change. We estimate that the allocations of times for presenters will be finalised by about midday 9 August 2010. If you have a pressing need for a particular timing for your presentation, please advise by email to c.mcbeath@bigpond.com before end Friday 5 Aug.

Opening: Assoc Prof Chris Hackett, President of WAIER
Keynote lecture and feature presentation:
    Professor Jan Herrington: The possibilities of authentic e-learning [Abstract] [Bionotes]
Sponsor presentation: Carolyn Murphy, Teachers Credit Union
Room 101
TimeSession presentersTitleRoom
Parallel 1
Rekha Koul & Nicoleta MaynardPrimary school students' understanding and interest in science, engineering and technologyRoom 201
Amir Zaman, Alamgir & Arshad AliContinuous assessment of maths and science at primary level in PakistanRoom 202
Robert DixonElectronic portfolios for school leaders: An ICT approach to professionalism and accountabilityComputer Lab 203
Leanne FriedObserving engagement issues in the early yearsRoom 301
Vaile Dawson & Ian van LoosenUse of online video in a first year tertiary mathematics unitRoom 302
David MillerUsing digital representations of students' work for authentic and reliable performance assessmentComputer Lab 303
Parallel 2
Angela FitzgeraldMaking sense of the components that contribute to effective primary science teachingRoom 201
Sally StowersBenefits and deficits of attending long day care before entering formal schoolingRoom 202
Pauline RobertsCreating design principles to support reflection through an e-portfolio platformComputer Lab 203
Jessica HodgkinsonImplementing images walls to improve literacy skillsRoom 301
Eva DobozyThe use and usefulness of open educational resources in teacher educationRoom 302
Sophia M BickfordSurvey of secondary science teacher perspectives on excursion and incursion activitiesComputer Lab 303
Parallel 3
Patrick HamptonExploring pre-service teachers' conceptual understanding of gravityRoom 201
Dean McIntyreThe impact of respect and concern for others on cooperative learningRoom 202
Deborah SouthwellLeadership emergence: Lessons from female educational leaders in Australian higher educationComputer Lab 203
Eve RuddockSocial constructs affect potential possibilitiesRoom 301
Jenni ParkerA design based research approach for creating effective online higher education coursesRoom 302
Olaleye Bolanle, M. Hackling & K. MurciaEnhancing chemistry teaching with multiple representations in Nigerian secondary schoolsComputer Lab 303
Parallel 4

Room 201
Alphonse Beaugeard & Luke SellsHow does physical education enhance student learning?Room 202
Lisa J. CaryTroubling curriculum: Discourse, postmodern theory and educational researchComputer Lab 203
Wahiza Wahi , Marnie O'Neill & Anne ChapmanEnglish language literacy for employability: A Malaysian case studyRoom 301
Allen G HarbaughA proposal for research into the use of reading assignments in mathematicsRoom 302
Yuli Rahmawati, Arpana Dah, R. Koul & D. FisherCo-teaching for transforming classroom practices: Multiple case studies in WA schoolsComputer Lab 303
3.25-3.50Coffee break
Parallel 5
Panel 3.50-5.05: Multiple perspectives of AuSSI-WA
Elaine Lewis
Hope for the future: Teacher perceptions of AuSSI-WARoom 201
Ingrid FuchsbichlerYear 4 Maths students using calculators to learn place valueRoom 202
Tania BroadleyRethinking connectedness: Improving access to professional learning for regional and remote teachersComputer Lab 203
Dianne ChambersMixed method investigation of education assistants and their use of assistive technologyRoom 301
Michelle EllisParent-teacher interactions: Achieving their own goalsRoom 302
Clare McBeath & Roger AtkinsonPublishing your research in a journalComputer Lab 303
Parallel 6
Panel 3.50-5.05: Multiple perspectives of AuSSI-WA
Zarin Salter
Sustainability education at school and home: AuSSI-WA and inter-generational influenceRoom 201
Ella ScrimgeourUsing photographic activity schedules to improve student's before-school organisationRoom 202
Rose CarnesIncarcerated Aboriginal Western Australians: Missing out on an education revolutionComputer Lab 203
Anne HarrisAn investigation of the relationship between emotional literacy and bullyingRoom 301
Sandra HestermanHappiness in the middle school yearsRoom 302
Miriam SullivanCreating a community of learners: Class blogs as a teaching toolComputer Lab 303
Parallel 7
Panel 3.50-5.05: Multiple perspectives of AuSSI-WA
Jennifer Pearson
Operation climate change: AuSSI-WA resourceRoom 201
Christine PeclarisAt what time of day is grade one student reading most productive?Room 202
Elisabeth TchacosAttitudes and opinions of Aboriginal youth to suicide in the Goldfields region of WAComputer Lab 203
Jasmine McDonaldHow parents deal with educating a child with Autism Spectrum DisorderRoom 301
Jeannine WishartInvestigating the impact of curriculum imperatives on teacher practiceRoom 302
Christine CunninghamCritically reflective leadershipComputer Lab 303
5.10-6.00Sundowner: [Postgraduate Awards], [Early Career Award] and [Fellowship Award]

Teachers Credit Union logo

   Sponsor: per Carolyn Murphy,
Business Development Officer
Teachers Health Fund logo

Members Equity logo
ACER logo
Sponsor: Australian Council
for Educational Research
Oxford University Press logo

Curtin University logo

Sponsor: Program Booklet
Pearson logo

Notre Dame logo
Sponsor: Venue

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