Forum 2017

32nd Annual Research Forum

Saturday August 5. 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
1.00-2.10 Plenary session Opening: Associate Professor Sue Beltman, President of WAIER
Panel Presentation: : Ron Gorman, Helen Dempsey, Lesley Ghent and Gabrielle Doyle with Dr Gregory Hine as Chair
Room 101
2.15-2.40 Parallel 1 Thi Minh Tam Dang Enabling non-English students to communicate in a multilingual and multicultural environment Room 201
Clara Deans, Helen Parker & Steve Heron Practical research in schools to measure the effectiveness of BUZ Room 202
Margaret Kristin Merga & Saiyidi Mat Roni eBooks or paper books for girls and boys? Room 301
Yuli Rahmawati & Achmad Learning culture through culturally responsive teaching and ethno-chemistry Room 302
2.40-3.05 Parallel 2 Janet McHardy Teachers’ beliefs about how less-skilled adult readers can be taught to read Room 201
Renette Roth Perceptions of students and parents of full-time opportunity classes for gifted students Room 202
Maria Suprawati My effort or your effort: Exploring stories for young children in Indonesian schools Room 301
Elaine Lewis Implementing the Aboriginal Cross Curriculum Priority in a Primary School Context Room 302
3.05-3.30 Parallel 3 Rosemary Joy Allen Combining content-based and EAP approaches to academic writing: Towards an eclectic program Room 201
Mary-Anne Zevenbergen Examination of primary school teachers’ analysis of literacy assessment data Room 202
Madeleine Dobson Appreciating the emotional ties young girls share with their media Room 301
Sian Chapman How content without context creates ‘noise’ in primary arts education in WA schools Room 302
3.30-3.55 Coffee break
3.55-4.20 Parallel 4 Victoria Valdebenito Transforming university curriculum policies for a global knowledge society: A focus on a Chilean context Room 201
Lorraine Day Reframing Mathematical Futures II project: Development of a draft learning progression for algebraic reasoning Room 202
Paul Gardner Ekphrastic poetry and the affordances of photography for literacy education Room 301
Ani Widayati Teachers’ perceptions of continuing professional development: A case study of Vocational High School teachers in Indonesia Room 302
4.20-4.45 Parallel 5 Kara-Jane Lombard and Liam Lynch Teaching intercultural capabilities to first year Humanities students at Curtin University Room 201
Derek Hurrell & Chris Hurst Children thinking multiplicatively Room 202
Brett Healey Towards a phenomenological perspective of children’s writing Room 301
Rebecca Saunders Instructional leadership and change: An investigation into the emotional experiences of teachers as agents of change Room 302
4.45-5.10 Parallel 6 Eva Dobozy ‘Curriculum analytics: Assurance of learning in Business Education Room 201
Joan Burfitt Using multiple-choice items to assess student learning Room 202
Julia Morris The impact of arts consumption on students’ motivation and efficacy Room 301
Janean Robinson Tracing a 40 year-cycle perspective: Telling Jacinta’s story to tell my own Room 302
5.10-6.00 Sundowner and Postgraduate Awards and Early Career Awards