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36th Annual Research Forum: Research - Reflect - Redirect
University of Notre Dame, 1.00 pm to 6.30 pm, Saturday 7 August 2021

Forum 2021 Program

Presentations on Saturday 7 August 2021
[Forum Invitation] [Abstracts]
The Forum activities are in The University of Notre Dame Australia's 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 [Fremantle Campus location] and select [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 29 July 2021. If you have a pressing need for a particular timing for your presentation, please advise by email to c.mcbeath@bigpond.com before end 28 July. [as an archival copy, the program below omits presentations that were late cancellations for medical or other reasons].

10.00-12.00HDR and Undergraduate Workshops
Opening: WAIER President, Dr Sonja Kuzich
A word from our major sponsor: Teachers Mutual Bank
Panel Presentation: Colin Pettit, Jette Oksis, Dr Janene Sproul, Allan Blagaich, Professor Barry Down, Chaired by Dr Paul Gardner
LT 101
TimeSession presentersTitleRoom
Parallel 1
Jane Merewether and Jo PollittDeath of a building: A collaboration of lively bodiesLT 101

Jasmin Fyfe, Cindy Ann Smith, Tony Pullella, Vicky Spencer, Shahad Alsharif and Raedah AlofiEffects of parent advocacy for children with disabilities on child outcomes and family relationshipsRoom 201
Estella Starcevich, Svarah Lembo and Siobhan UnwinThe implications of heteronormativity on queer underrepresentation in educational research and practiceRoom 202
Thi Bich Hiep Vu, Jeremy Pagram, Anne Thwaite and Alistair CampbellThe assessment of EFL speaking skills: Comparing digital representation and conventional methodsComputer Lab 203
Mabel Rolt, Wendy Cumming-Potvin and Rebecca BennettWomen's perceptions and experiences with leadership and gender (in) equity in STEM professions: A semi-structured interview pilotRoom 301
Theresa JeewaAn ecological understanding of what shapes WA Secondary English teachers' classroom practicesRoom 302
Lisa Paris and Julia MorrisThe Digital Sabbath ProjectComputer Lab 303
Parallel 2
Kimberley BeasleyA framework for supporting botanical literacies in Early Childhood EducationLT 101

David Lawrence, Stephen Houghton and Vaille DawsonTrajectories of academic achievement for students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorderRoom 201
Madeleine Dobson and Samantha Owen"As an educator my name is hope": Building caring communities in Initial Teacher EducationRoom 202
Muntaha MuntahaExploring students' experiences on using multimodal computer-mediated tasks for fostering English communicationComputer Lab 203
Jane Kirkham, Elaine Chapman and Helen WildyPersonal and social factors considered by Year 10 students in selecting Year 11 mathematics coursesRoom 301
Jeannine WishartInformed choices: Investigating the resources used by WA primary school teachers to inform the teaching of written grammarRoom 302
Veronika SuttonNovice's journeyComputer Lab 303
Parallel 3
Fiona Mayne'Yes, he gets it': Enhancing 4-year-old children's research participation through a digitally interactive narrative approach informing storyLT 101

Bri McKenzie and Cindy Ann SmithQueering interventions: exploring pre-service teachers' knowledge and awareness of LGBTQI+ inclusivity in the classroomRoom 201
Susan Beltman and Emily PoultonWhat strategies do teachers use to maintain their motivation?Room 202
Ana Tankosic and Sender DovchinNegotiating the old and the new: Translingual identity of postgraduate international students in AustraliaComputer Lab 203
Julie BostonLearning science in a digitally connected classroomRoom 301
Chantel SaundersThe impact of NAPLAN on the development of analytical and critical literacy skills in the secondary English classroomRoom 302
Siobhan Unwin, Timothy Teo, Anabela Malpique and Sian ChapmanInattentive, needy and demanding: Is this really Generation Z? Presenting from a scoping reviewComputer Lab 303
Parallel 4
Sinead WilsonThe role of educators and parents in managing young children's engagement and safety onlineLT 101

Lucie McCrory, Anne Coffey and Shane LaveryTeaching careers ... if you build it, they will comeRoom 202
Jian Zhao, Elaine Chapman and Thomas O'DonoghueThreats to the emotional wellbeing of mainland Chinese students studying in Australia: A recurring themeComputer Lab 203
Felicity McLureThe Thinking Frames Approach: A strategy to improve students' written explanations of phenomena in scienceRoom 301
Emily Purvis and Jennifer ShandWhat makes a positive learning environment for the English subject area? Perspectives of secondary studentsRoom 302
Eva Dobozy and Marika GuggisbergApplying a theory-informed innovation in the higher education realmComputer Lab 303
3.50-4.10Coffee break
Parallel 5
Susan Beltman and Rachel SheffieldCOVID-19 and the wellbeing of university teachersLT 101

Marika GuggisbergInnovative sexual intelligence application: Dating violence prevention in school using filmRoom 201
Carly SteeleTeaching speakers of Indigenous contact languages in Australian classroomsRoom 202
Yue ZhaoAwakening to intercultural awareness in young language learners: Teachers' practices and beliefs in early childhood classroomsComputer Lab 203
John MortimerResearch on the construction of geography as a senior secondary school subjectRoom 301
Nathanael ReinertsenDeveloping preservice teachers' assessment literacy through simulated large-scale markingRoom 302
Gillian Andrikos, Marina Ciccarelli and Cindy SmithSelf-regulation skills in primary school students with intellectual disabilities: Co-regulation supports in inclusive classroomsComputer Lab 303
Parallel 6
Johanne KlapSupporting and transforming school principals' wellbeing and leadershipLT 101

Felicity Roux, Sharyn Burns, Jacqui Hendriks and Jun ChihMy vital cycles: A school-based ovulatory-menstrual health literacy programRoom 201
Rebecca Noonan, Sandi Fielder and Felicity BakerThe journey of a preservice teacher linking regional students to the artsRoom 202
Hissah Alanazi, Shahad Alsharif and Cindy Ann SmithHome-based intervention for families in Saudi Arabia: A single subject design studyComputer Lab 203
Rekha Koul, Rachel Sheffield and Nicole FairhurstThe effect of student perceptions of teacher-student relationships and classroom emotional climate on STEM educationRoom 301
Sonya KuzichExamining the paradox of Education for Sustainability in a primary schoolRoom 302
Trish CollinsWhy are children's unique personal values important in the school context? And why do they impact every child's wellbeing?Computer Lab 303
Parallel 7
Saul KarnovskyLearning the emotional rules of teaching: Findings from a PhD thesisLT 101

Wendy Cumming-Potvin, Libby Jackson-Barrett and Dominique PotvinYarning, reflecting and redirecting: Infusing Indigenous perspectives in the curriculum and classroomRoom 202
Mohamed ElbotatyThe International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme efficacy for Kuwaiti studentsComputer Lab 203
Olivia JohnstonConstructing composite narratives to convey participant students' voicesRoom 302
[Early Career Award], [Postgraduate Awards] and [WAIER-Fogarty Foundation Research Grant]Foyer

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