Forum 2012

27th Annual Research Forum
Transforming Practice: The value of educational research

Saturday August 11, 1:00pm-6:00pm
Tannock Hall, The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle (Cnr Cliff and Croke Streets)


Time Session Presenterr Title Room
1.00-1.40 Plenary session Opening: Dr Sue Beltman, President of WAIER
Keynote lecture and feature presentation: Professor Gary Partington: Abstract
Room 201
1.45-2.10 Parallel 1 Jeffrey Brown Slowmation: A multimodal strategy for engaging children with primary science Room 201
Elaine Lewis, Catherine Baudains & Caroline Mansfield Reflections on a sustainability continuum in a primary school context Room 202
Eloise Cole and Nicola Griffiths Replicate or re-create? Delivering face to face units in an online environment Computer Lab 203
Dianne Chambers Assistive technology and education assistants: Perceptions of efficacy and use in the classroom Room 301
Ildeniz Ozverir & Jan Herrington Task-based authentic learning activities in computer assisted foreign language learning Room 302
2.10-2.35 Parallel 2 Yang Liu & David F. Treagust The functional roles for considering learning biological concepts with diagrams and text Room 201
Greg Thompson Just how ‘high-stakes’ is NAPLAN? Teacher perceptions of the effects of NAPLAN in WA and SA Room 202
Jenni Parker Authentic e-design: An online professional development course for higher education practitioners Computer Lab 203
Veronica Gardiner, Wendy Cumming-Potvin & Sandra Hesterman Transforming professional learning: Scaffolding primary school teachers in a multiliteracies book club Room 301
Khairiah Syahabuddin & Russell F. Waugh Students’ ability in English reading comprehension by gender and bilingual and monolingual learning: An Acehnese case Room 302
2.35-3.00 Parallel 3 Lorraine Jacob Teachers developing knowledge and mathematics classroom practice in remote Indigenous communities Room 201
Fiona Cumming & Melanie Nash Social marginalisation and wellbeing: Exploring an outdoor pedagogical approach to learning to promote self esteem and engagement Room 202
Pauline Roberts Using the e-learning life cycle to plan and review and environment to develop reflection in pre-service teachers Computer Lab 203
Gillian Kirk Case studies of how teachers support kindergarten children’s social and emotional development Room 301
Liyan Liuh Development of an English classroom questionnaire in China Room 302
3.00-3.25 Parallel 4 Josephine Sia High school students’ proficiency and confidence levels in displaying their understanding of basic electrolysis concepts Room 201
Sonia Ferns Using an evidence-based approach to engage teaching staff in curriculum development and reform Room 202
Jan Herrington, Jenni Parker & Dani Boase-Jelinek An authentic exam: Paradox or partnership? Computer Lab 203
Parisa Ebtekar Language learning and identity: Immigrant women of Afghan and Iranian origin in Australia Room 302
3.25-3.50 Coffee break
3.50-4.15 Parallel 5 Stephanie Kildare & Christopher Conlan Codification and practice: The apostrophe in contemporary Australian English Room 201
Pina Tarricone Outline of the relationship between metacognition and ill structured problem solving Room 202
Matthew Kemp, Timothy Molloy, Marina Pajic & Elaine Chapman Peer relationships and the biomedical doctorate: A key component of the contemporary learning environment Computer Lab 203
Jenny Davis The legitimate consumers: Private tuition for primary school aged students Room 301
Glenda Cain Service-learning as a way of developing pre-service teachers’ knowledge, perceptions, and cultural awareness of Indigenous education Room 302
4.15-4.40 Parallel 6 Sulfasyah, Caroline Barratt-Pugh & Yvonne Haig Evaluating the implementation of the Indonesian curriculum in the teaching of writing in Year Two Room 201
Antonella Poncini The bishops’ religious literacy assessment: How do Religious Education teachers in WA Catholic schools perceive this standardised assessment? Room 202
Eva Dobozy & Bronwen Dalziel Implementing knowledge-centric transdisciplinary pedagogical templates Computer Lab 203
Lisette Hornstra & Caroline Mansfield Teacher perceptions of their students and their motivational practices Room 301
Helen CD McCarthy Backboards to blackboards: A critical auto/ethnographic study of the struggle for culturally-sensitive educational pathways for Aboriginal girls Room 302
4.40-5.05 Parallel 7 Christopher Conlan ”What is this thing called Love?” or ”What is this thing called, love?”: Transcribing interview data for use in qualitative research Room 201
Richard Patrick Branson Discourse analysis and the religious education class Room 202
Vaille Dawson A pilot program to build research competence in teaching and learning Computer Lab 203
Janean Robinson Transforming our practice: Listening to student voice Room 301
Roslyn (Rose) Carnes The interplay between ongoing historical trauma and yet to be acknowledged first nations sovereignty Room 302
5.10-6.00 Sundowner: Postgraduate Awards and Early Career Awards