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27th Annual Research Forum: Transforming practice: The value of educational research
University of Notre Dame, 1.00 pm to 6.00 pm, Saturday 11 August 2012

Forum 2012 Program

Presentations on Saturday 11 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 8 August 2012. If you have a pressing need for a particular timing for your presentation, please advise by email to c.mcbeath@bigpond.com before end Monday 6 August.

Opening: Dr Sue Beltman, President of WAIER
Keynote lecture and feature presentation:
    Professor Gary Partington: [Abstract]
Room 101
TimeSession presentersTitleRoom
Parallel 1
Jeffrey BrownSlowmation: A multimodal strategy for engaging children with primary scienceRoom 201
Elaine Lewis, Catherine Baudains & Caroline Mansfield Reflections on a sustainability continuum in a primary school contextRoom 202
Eloise Cole and Nicola GriffithsReplicate or re-create? Delivering face to face units in an online environmentComputer Lab 203
Dianne ChambersAssistive technology and education assistants: Perceptions of efficacy and use in the classroomRoom 301
Ildeniz Ozverir & Jan HerringtonTask-based authentic learning activities in computer assisted foreign language learningRoom 302
Parallel 2
Yang Liu & David F. TreagustThe functional roles for considering learning biological concepts with diagrams and textRoom 201
Greg ThompsonJust how 'high-stakes' is NAPLAN? Teacher perceptions of the effects of NAPLAN in WA and SARoom 202
Jenni ParkerAuthentic e-design: An online professional development course for higher education practitionersComputer Lab 203
Veronica Gardiner, Wendy Cumming-Potvin & Sandra HestermanTransforming professional learning: Scaffolding primary school teachers in a multiliteracies book clubRoom 301
Khairiah Syahabuddin & Russell F. WaughStudents' ability in English reading comprehension by gender and bilingual and monolingual learning: An Acehnese caseRoom 302
Parallel 3
Lorraine JacobTeachers developing knowledge and mathematics classroom practice in remote Indigenous communitiesRoom 201
Fiona Cumming & Melanie NashSocial marginalisation and wellbeing: Exploring an outdoor pedagogical approach to learning to promote self esteem and engagementRoom 202
Pauline RobertsUsing the e-learning life cycle to plan and review and environment to develop reflection in pre-service teachersComputer Lab 203
Gillian KirkCase studies of how teachers support kindergarten children's social and emotional developmentRoom 301
Liyan LiuDevelopment of an English classroom questionnaire in ChinaRoom 302
Parallel 4
Josephine SiaHigh school students' proficiency and confidence levels in displaying their understanding of basic electrolysis conceptsRoom 201
Sonia FernsUsing an evidence-based approach to engage teaching staff in curriculum development and reformRoom 202
Jan Herrington, Jenni Parker & Dani Boase-JelinekAn authentic exam: Paradox or partnership?Computer Lab 203
Parisa EbtekarLanguage learning and identity: Immigrant women of Afghan and Iranian origin in AustraliaRoom 302
3.25-3.50Coffee break
Parallel 5
Stephanie Kildare & Christopher ConlanCodification and practice: The apostrophe in contemporary Australian EnglishRoom 201
Pina TarriconeOutline of the relationship between metacognition and ill structured problem solvingRoom 202
Matthew Kemp, Timothy Molloy, Marina Pajic & Elaine ChapmanPeer relationships and the biomedical doctorate: A key component of the contemporary learning environmentComputer Lab 203
Jenny DavisThe legitimate consumers: Private tuition for primary school aged studentsRoom 301
Glenda CainService-learning as a way of developing pre-service teachers' knowledge, perceptions, and cultural awareness of Indigenous educationRoom 302
Parallel 6
Sulfasyah, Caroline Barratt-Pugh & Yvonne HaigEvaluating the implementation of the Indonesian curriculum in the teaching of writing in Year TwoRoom 201
Antonella PonciniThe bishops' religious literacy assessment: How do Religious Education teachers in WA Catholic schools perceive this standardised assessment?Room 202
Eva Dobozy & Bronwen DalzielImplementing knowledge-centric transdisciplinary pedagogical templatesComputer Lab 203
Lisette Hornstra & Caroline MansfieldTeacher perceptions of their students and their motivational practicesRoom 301
Helen CD McCarthyBackboards to blackboards: A critical auto/ethnographic study of the struggle for culturally-sensitive educational pathways for Aboriginal girlsRoom 302
Parallel 7
Christopher Conlan"What is this thing called Love?" or "What is this thing called, love?": Transcribing interview data for use in qualitative researchRoom 201
Richard Patrick BransonDiscourse analysis and the religious education classRoom 202
Vaille DawsonA pilot program to build research competence in teaching and learningComputer Lab 203
Janean RobinsonTransforming our practice: Listening to student voiceRoom 301
Roslyn (Rose) CarnesThe interplay between ongoing historical trauma and yet to be acknowledged first nations sovereigntyRoom 302
5.10-6.00Sundowner: [Postgraduate Awards] and [Early Career Award]

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   Major Sponsor
Represented by Carolyn Murphy

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Sponsor: Australian Council
for Educational Research
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Sponsor: Program Booklet
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Sponsor: Venue

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