Bayview Beach Resort, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang, Malaysia

27-30 September 1999

Penang Museum



Abstracts: A - K

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The Aboriginal Family Futures Training Program - A community based Training Program for Aboriginal people.
   John Mallard and Gerard McKelvie - Centre for Aboriginal Studies, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia.

Accelerated Learning for Everyone.
    Dr Tony Owens - Faculty of Education, Language and Community Services, RMIT University, Australia.

Across the threshold of home/community and school through the eyes of recent Australian research: What are we not seeing in our literacy pedagogy - issues of difference, equity, culture and identity.
    Christina Davidson and Jan Connelly - School of Education, University of Ballarat, Victoria, (45 min. paper).

Acculturation of values in Education ­ Model Building.
    YTM Dr. Tunku Sarah bt. YTM Tunku Mhd. Jiwa - Faculty of Education, University Technology of Malaysia, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia.

Addressing Student Needs in the Transition to University: An Australian Perspective.
    Dr Pam Green - FELCS, RMIT University, Melbourne.

The Art of Story Telling/Writing.
    Siva Prasanna Krishnan - Head of Department for Languages, Sekolah Menengah Batu Gajah, Jalan Tanjung Tualang, Perak, (45 min. paper).

Assessment at the Chalkface - Trends for the Practitioner
    John King - Australian Council For Educational Research [ACER], Camberwell, Victoria.

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The Challenges of Leading a Learning Organisation into a Global Information Age.
    Jan Parkes - Melbourne Girls' College, Richmond, Victoria.

(changing nature of field experience within a preservice teacher education course...)
    Maureen Morriss, Bill Eckersley - Department of School and Early Childhood Education, Melbourne, Victoria. PRESENTERS: Professional Practice Team Members - RMIT University field experience staff; Field experience site partners (schools, centres, and workplaces); Preservice teachers.

Characteristic Features of Planning of Speech and Production of Secondary School Children's Spontaneous Speech.
    Mária Laczkó, - Gyál, Tinódi, Budapest, Hungary.

Choices for Indigenous Secondary Students.
    Miss Dina Gollan and Mrs Sue Sifa - Indigenous Education Team, Catholic Education Office, South Australia.

CITEP: Community Based Indigenous Teacher Education Program.
    Paul Muirhead - Dept of Curriculum Studies, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia, (45 min. paper).

The Collaborative Aspects of On-line Learning: A Pilot Study.
    Dr Donald Wilson McMurray and Marinka Ellen Dunlop - Southern Cross University.

A Computer on Every Desk: Computer Literacy in the Age of the Web and the Net .
    Professor Robyn Usher - Director of Research, Faculty of Education and Training, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia.

Constructing texts: mixed-modes, multimedia, literacy and socio-economically disadvantaged students.
    Ruth Motley - The Department of Education, Training and Employment, South Australia.

Creating New Links: using on-line technology for communication between geographically isolated teaching practitioners.
    Beth Marr - IPAE, Faculty of Education, Language and Community Services, RMIT, Melbourne Australia.

Culture and Learning: A cross-cultural comparative study on learning style preferences.
    Hariharan N. Krishnasamy and Syaharom Abdullah - SBPS, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia.

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Designing a Decentring of Domination: Multiliteracies-in-action in a South African high school.
    Frank Rumboll - Saint Stithians College, Randburg , South Africa.

Development of Wood Technology Education Curriculum in Malaysia.
    Salim Hiziroglu, Department of Forestry, East Lansing, Michigan, USA.

The Development of Self-Paced Learning Package for Vocational Training in Taiwan.
    Prof. Hsi-Chi Hsiao, A/Prof. Chih-feng Chuang and Dr Chih-Yang Chao - Department of Industrial Education, National Changhua University of Education, Changhua City, Taiwan.

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Educating culturally-diverse entrepreneurs: immigrant and indigenous experiences in Australia.
    A/Prof. Jock Collins - University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.

The Effects of art appreciation on Chinese writing ability in primary 3 pupils in Hong Kong ­ A pilot study.
    Vanessa Lok-wa Li - Department of Creative Arts, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Tai Po, Hong Kong.

The Effect of Interactive Computer Simulation for Certain Post-Secondary Technical Concept Learning.
    A/Prof. Chih-feng Chuang, Dr Chih-Yang Chao and Prof. Hsi-Chi Hsiao - Department of Industrial Education, National Changhua University of Education, Changhua City, Taiwan.

The Effect of Verbal Tasks on the Speech Performance of Malaysian Learners of English.
    Dr Alias Abd Ghani - English Section, School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang.

The English Reading Habits of ELLS students in Universiti Sains Malaysia.
    Ms Sarjit Kaur and Ms Rosy Thiagarajah - School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.

Explicit teaching, benchmarks and improved outcomes: Florey Literacy Intervention Program
    Brian McLoughlin and Jan Carr - Florey Primary School, ACT, Australia.

Exposing some myths surrounding literacy and unemployment
    Marilyn Kell - Faculty of Education, Language and Community Services, RMIT University.

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Facilitating workplace Discourse acquisition: Developing English I materials in a co-operative learning project for Commerce Foundation students using English as an Additional Language at Technikon Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
    Nicky Sanders - Technikon Natal, Pietermaritzburg Campus, South Africa.

Family and staff perspectives on literacy in the years before school: are they congruent or incongruent?
    Leonie Arthur - University of western Sydney, Macarthur, (45 min. paper).

Flashpoints: Effective modelling of productive cultural diversity in educational settings.
    Dr Anne Campbell, Mr Henk Eijkman and Ms Val Faulkner - Centre for Research in International Education, University of Canberra, Australia, (90 min. workshop).

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Gender Diferences: Challenges In Education.
    T Murugavel - Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences, Sriperumbudur, India.

Getting it right for Aboriginal students: Paths to partnership in learning.
    Prof. Bernard T Harrison - Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia: Co-authors - Assoc. Prof. Gary Partington, Korungkurl Katitjin School, Dr John Godfrey, Dr Mort Harslett and Ms Kay Richer, Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley Campus, Western Australia.

GLOW: Good Learning On the World wide web.
    Dr Richard Johnson - Deakin University, Australia, (45 min. paper).

Grade Skipping: Lessons From A School.
    Vincent Pang - School of Education and Social Development, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

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The Impact of Individual Differences in Learning Styles on the Acquisition of Literacy Skills: A Practical Approach for Pre-School and Primary School Age Children.
    Dr Val Chapman - University College, Worcester, United Kingdom.

Implementing the inclusive curriculum.
    Dr Evelyn Johnson - Learning and Professional Development, Methodist Ladies College, Kew, Victoria, Australia.

Improving the status of teachers: a career path to reward and recognise classroom teachers.
    Dr Anne Jasman - The Australian Institute of Education, Murdoch University, Western Australia, (45 min. paper).

Incorporating Generic Skills Into the Curriculum - A Major Project of Curtin Business School.
    Mrs Kate Hutcheson - School of Accounting, Curtin University of Technology, Perth Western Australia.

Infants and emotional literacy. The first language.
    Berenice Nyland - RMIT, FELCS, Victoria, Australia.

Influence of the mass communication system on the processes of reading.
    Irina Krassavtseva - University of Belrus, Minsk, Belrus.

International Education: Strategic planning and practice in Secondary school.
    Presenter: Ms Paddy Teh, Co-Author: Mark Wade - Cherrybrook Technical High School, Cherrybrook NSW, Australia.

Investigating literacy and gender in an Islamic context: A research project.
    Robyn Cox - Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

The Interactive Paperless Virtual Class for traditional and distance students.
    Dr Dan Lim - Instructional Technology Center, University of Minnesota, Crookston, USA, (45 min. paper).

Internationalising preservice teacher education: Use of Internet conferencing to promote greater awareness of cultural differences.
    Dr Chris Forlin, Dr Clayton Keller and Dr Ragnar Thygesen - Dr Chris Forlin, University of Southern Queensland; Dr Clayton Keller, University of Minnesota, Duluth; and Dr Ragnar Thygesen, Norwegian University of Science & Technology, (45 min. paper).

Internet literacies and research in tertiary academic discourse.
    Dr Cecile Badenhorst - Graduate School of Public and Development Management, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

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