Forum 2016

31st Annual Research Forum

Saturday August 6. 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
1.00-20.. Plenary session Opening: Associate Professor Sue Beltman, President of WAIER
Panel Presentation: Local Research, Global Focus. A/Prof Laura Perry, Dr Paul Mercieca, Dr Rekha Koul, A/Prof Eva Dobozy Facilitator: Saul Karnovsky
Room 101
2.05-2.30 Parallel 1 Elaine Lewis Butterflies in the bushland: Embedding the cross curriculum priorities of the WA Curriculum Room 201
Catherine Reed Montessori teaching and learning practices in an early childhood classroom in a remote Indigenous school Room 202
Ani Widayati Teacher professionalism: The perception of vocational high school teachers in Yogyakarta Room 301
Julian Chen Task-based language teaching for English as a Foreign Language learners in a 3-D multi-user virtual environment Room 302
Jenni Parker How open educational resources can transform online learning Computer Lab 203
2.30-2.55 Parallel 2 Elaine Horne, D. F. Treagust & R. Groves Teachers’ interpretational frameworks for assessing students’ understandings in biology Room 201
Sue Girak Creative reuse: The impact art making has on raising environmental consciousness Room 202
Helen Dempsey Early career casual teachers: Negotiating identity through communities of practice Room 301
He Yuanqian Chinese high school English teachers’ perceptions of L2 literacy and their practices Room 302
Huifen Jin, Jeremy Pagram & Martin Cooper Teacher educators’ and pre-service teachers’ preparedness to use ICT: A WA perspective Computer Lab 203
2.55-3.20 Parallel 3 Kok-Sing Tang Integrating literacy and science inquiry in the science classrooms Room 201
Paula Mildenhall & Barbara Sherriff Using metaphors, models and multimodalities when teaching computational strategies Room 202
Helen Stone, B. Down & A. Taggart Establishing a relationship with truth: Verisimilitude, one method of representing yourself in research Room 301
Susan Ledger Local review of a global organisation: International Baccalaureate standards and practices Room 302
Lisa Paris & Julia Morris Enhancing pre-service teacher connectedness through Facebook online learning communities Computer Lab 203
3.20-3.45 Coffee break
3.45-4.10 Parallel 4 Jennifer Blackweir, P. Merrotsy & H. Wildy Attitudes towards mathematics: Development of an online, visual analogue scale Room 201
Julia E. Morris Questioning art: Factors affecting students’ cognitive engagement in responding Room 202
Laura D’Olimpio Philosophy for Children and the general capabilities: Why critical and creative thinking is essential to education Room 301
Yibo Yang, S. Volet & C. Mansfield Motives for Chinese international engineering doctoral students’ decision to study in Australia Room 302
Sarah Seddon, S. J. Watson & Y. Andrews The roles of student voice, metacognition, and academic self-efficacy in student disengagement Computer Lab 203
4.10-4.35 Parallel 5 Siew Yee Lim & Elaine Chapman Effects of using history as a tool to teach mathematics on students’ attitudes, anxiety and achievement Room 201
Theresa Jeewa Considerations of teacher communication in the classroom Room 202
Donna Barwood Shhh! Look who’s delivering health education Room 301
Minerva Blancaneaux Access and equity in Caribbean higher education: A qualitative analysis Room 302
Dwi Esti Andriani Some recent developments in principal leadership at the primary school level in Indonesia Computer lab 203
4.35-5.00 Parallel 6 Gregory Hine Exploring reasons why secondary students do not enrol in higher-level mathematics courses Room 201
Margaret Merga Do males prefer non-fiction and why does this matter? Room 202
Susan Ledger International schools engaging at the local level: Breaking through the perceived cultural bubble Room 301
Brianna Caines , Stuart J. Watson , Yolanda Andrews & Lynette Vernon Too stupid for higher education Room 302
Johanne Klap & Caroline Mansfield School principals’ leadership and wellbeing: A mindfulness intervention Computer lab 203
5.00-6.00 Sundowner and Awards: Postgraduate Awards and Early Career Awards