Forum 2015

30th Annual Research Forum

Saturday August 8. Registration from 12:30pm. Presentations 1:00pm-6:00pm
Tannock Hall, The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle (Cnr Cliff and Croke Streets) Free parking across the road.


Time Session Presenter Title Room
1.00-1.55 Plenary session Opening: Associate Professor Sue Beltman, President of WAIER
Panel Presentation: Educational research – past, present and future. Simone Volet, Graeme Dellar and Peter Taylor. Facilitator: Phil Paioff
Room 101
2.00-2.25 Parallel 1 Madeleine Dobson Exploring the disparities between the perspectives of children and adults with media Room 201
Shane Glasson Developing tomorrow’s school leaders: The WA Catholic education aspiring principals program Room 202
Susan Ledger Classroom ready and ready classrooms: Are schools preservice teacher ready? Room 301
Brad Gobby MySchool and the calculating parent Room 302
Elaine Lewis Community education in Turtle Watch: Past, present and future Computer Lab 203
2.25-2.50 Parallel 2 Jamie Mawer A simple use of Dweck’s mindset theory Room 201
Caroline Mansfield, Susan Beltman, Tania Broadley & N Weatherby-Fell Using the past to plan for the future: A BRiTE approach in Teacher Education Room 202
Kashi Raj Pandey Education does matter: Transforming the consciousness of future teachers through dilemma stories Room 301
Deborah Black Self-perceptions and experiences of early career teachers in WA Catholic Primary schools Room 302
Audrey Cooke Considerations of pre-service teacher numeracy Computer Lab 203
2.50-3.15 Parallel 3 Veronica Morcom Teacher time and attention: Realigning student participation to build collaboration through values education Room 201
Janean Robinson & Olabisi Kuteyi A glimpse of collaboration: Celebrating our past, present and future research experiences Room 202
Khadeeja Ibrahim-Didi Teacher expertise: Exploiting embodied perspectives in teacher education Room 301
Susan Ledger & Cal Durrant Teacher internships: Past, present and future Room 302
Neni Mariana Using Islamic values to transform mathematical contexts in Indonesian Islamic primary schools Computer Lab 203
3.15-3.40 Parallel 4 Anne Coffey & Shane Lavery Preparing pre-service secondary teachers for their first teaching practicum: The role of service-learning Room 201
Rosana Stout Insider research: Confronting the reality of researching your profession Room 202
Saul Karnovsky & Kathryn Shine How do pre-service teachers feel about images of teachers in the public domain? Room 301
Gillian Kirk Effective early childhood pedagogy: It is just a matter of balance Room 302
Gregory Hine Investigating the declining enrolments in upper secondary mathematics: A WA perspective Computer Lab 203
3.40-4.05 Coffee break
4.05-4.30 Parallel 5 Antoinette Geagea and Judith MacCallum Creative arts programs support student university aspirations Room 201
Eva Dobozy, Rebecca Walker & Rachel Sheffield Evaluating and mapping effective curriculum design using TPACK Room 202
Omar Khater Alzahrani Brief explanation of grounded theory methodology Room 301
Eunice Sari Zap me and find where I am: QR code-based lesson for upper primary level student engagement Room 302
Margaret Merga Thesis by publication in education: Joining the conversation early Computer lab 203
4.30-4.55 Parallel 6 Eva Dobozy ‘Is my research good?’ Quality assessment of qualitative research Room 201
Teresa O’Brien Understanding vocational teachers’ knowledge and beliefs about technology, pedagogy and content Room 202
Michele Barry Graduate midwives turning learning into reality Room 301
Jennifer Shand The close reading: The nuts and bolts of high school Literature Room 302
Bich Nguyen Relationship building in Vietnamese written business communication Computer lab 203
4.55-5.20 Parallel 7 Susan Blackley and Rachel Sheffield Digital andragogy: Reconciling 21st century learners with higher education Room 201
Susan Main Enhancing reading instruction through professional learning Room 202
Helen Stone ‘Student engagement: Student commentary from the MTAS survey 2014 Room 301
Leonie Reynolds & Janet Hunter Why are students failing to answer the question? Room 302
Julie Crews & Jenni Parker The Cambodian experience: Exploring online learning in a developing country Computer Lab 203
5.25-6.25 Sundowner and 30th birthday celebration: Postgraduate Awards and Early Career Awards