Bayview Beach Resort, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang, Malaysia

27-30 September 1999



Abstracts: L - Z

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Language/Literacy Program - a process that develops all areas of literacy for students aged from 4-adults.
    Ann Morrice - Literacy Consultant, Book Power Australia, Lindfield, Sydney, Australia.

Learning in Cuturally and Linguistically Diverse Environments: What is Appropriate Teaching?
    T Ravindran - Department of English, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, India.

Learning in Culturally Diverse Environments: Cultural and linguistic impediments facing Aboriginal students in South Australia.
    Adele Scott, - Aboriginal and Islander Study Centre, University of South Australia.

Learning to Lern.
    N. K. Mohandas, Director (operations), DPEP, Trivandrum, India.

Learning to Teach in Inclusive Classrooms.
    Dr Chris Forlin, Prof. Petra Engelbrecht, Dr Annemaree Carroll, Dr Anne Jobling - University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, (45 min. paper).

'Learning Together': The development of a cooperative training program for parents and teachers to enhance children's literacy.
    Dr Ian Walker and Ms Lynne Surman - Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia, (45 min. paper).

Life skills for making a living in the third world business market.
    Dr Linda Niehaus, Dr MP van der Merwe, and I E Walters - Dr Linda Niehaus, University of South Africa, Dr MP van der Merwe, Rand Afrikaans University, and I E Walters.

Lifelong Learning: Rhetoric or Reality.
    Dr Janice M Hall - School of Lifelong Learning and Educational Change, University of Western Sydney Nepean, NSW, Australia.

Literacy development of young second language learners beginning to read in English: the relationship between reader variables and reading behaviour.
    Dr Maureen Walsh - Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Australian Catholic University, Sydney, Australia.

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'Malaysia boleh' - engaging multicultural voices in multiple spaces: some exploratory concepts.
    Dr Koo Yew Lie - Fakulti Pengajian Bahasa, UKM, Bangi, Malaysia.

Managing Language and Learning Diversity in Higher Education: Enhancing the Graduate Experience.
    Dr Prem Ramburuth - Faculty of Commerce and Economics, University of New South Wales, Australia, (45 min. paper).

Maths Concurrent Assistance On-line
    Deborah Soccio and Syed Javed - Program of Adult Basic Education, Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Meeting the Learning Needs of Students with Behaviour Disorders.
    Dr Joe Murik - Faculty of Education, University of Canberra, ACT, Australia, (45 min. paper).

Model Development Project - Workplace Delivery of Electronic Data Transfer System.
    Dr Grace Lynch - Manager Quality Programs, Faculty of Education, Language and Community Services, RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria.

The Multiliteracies Approach in a Transforming Educational Environment: A Case Study in Curriculum Re-Design at a South African Tertiary Institution.
    Tracey McCormick, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Multiliteracies and Apprenticeship Learning in the Literature Classroom in a Johannesburg High School.
    Lyn Meyer - Head of English, Mondeor High School, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Multiliteracies-Multimodalities Projects in Teaching Language across the Curriculum in Greece.
    Dr. Helene Karantzola - Linguist, Center Of Greek Language, Athens, Greece.
Vangelis Intzidis - Educational Linguist, Institution of Education and Culture, Spetses, Athens, Greece

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Online Stories.
    Pat Bodsworth - Arts & Preparatory Department, Victoria University of Technology.

On Being an Academic: A phenomenological study of the academic experience.
    Andrew Scown - Educational Leadership and Management Programs, Dept. of Industry, Professional, and Adult Education, FELCS, RMIT, Victoria, Melbourne

Out of sight (mostly), but never out of mind: Facilitating the learning of off-campus Nursing students.
    Bronwyn Ellis, John Miller, and Siva Lowings - University of South Australia, Whyalla Norrie, South Australia.

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Partnerships in Languages Teacher Education: a vanishing ideal?
    Lea Smedley - Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia.

Peer Reviewing: A Challenging Task for Advanced Students.
    Hairuzila Idrus & Suzana Meor Abdul Aziz - Mara Institute of Technology, Shah Alam, Malaysia.

Peer Tutoring to Enhance Academic Achievement Aand Promote Positive Interracial Relationships among Students in a Rural School.
    Mr. Tan Khan Aun - Head of Mathematics Department, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sungai Acheh, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Pulau Pinang.
Planning for individual differences using Multiple Intelligences.
    Lynda Cutting - Yarra Valley Grammar School, Victoria, (90min. workshop).

Preliminary qualitative analysis of the influence of kinship and quasi-kinship relationships on the establishment of indigenous business enterprises.
    Gido Mapunda - PhD Student, RMIT University Victoria, Australia, (45 min. paper).

Preparing Graduates for Workplace Communication: A Lost Cause or a New Challenge?
    Nor Azni Bt Abdullah - MARA Institute of Technology, Malaysia.

Problems in Assessing Proficiency in English among Foreign Postgraduate Students.
    Ms Sarjit Kaur - School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.

Professional Development in a Cross-Cultural Setting.
    Christine Stores, Lynne Hill and Joan Conway - Christine Stores, Southern Cross University, Lismore NSW, Australia, with Lynne Hill and Joan Conway, International Education Agency of Papua New Guinea.

Providing educational upgrading to Malaysian vocational education teachers in a rural location.
    Dr David Snewin - Malaysian Vocational Education Programs, University of South Australia.

Public Speaking: An Unattainable Art?
    Suzana Meor Abdul Aziz & Hairuzila Idrus - Mara Institute of Technology, Shah Alam, Malaysia.

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Raising Children's Self Esteem Through Innovative Educational Programs: Achieving the Above Using Gardner's Theory of "7 Intelligences" in an Integrated Curriculum.
    Russell Higgs, Claire Higgs - Warrenbridge Primary School, via Baddaginnie, Victoria

RAPT in Reading.
    Beth Wood and Glenda Jorgensen - Heads Together - Private Consultancy, Dalby, Queensland, Australia, (90 min. workshop).

The Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking Project.
    Dr Patricia G Smith - RMIT/ FELCS/ SECE, Melbourne, Victoria.

Reading in a multiethnic society: Reader's responses to multicultural literature.
    Dr Mahzan Arshad - Department of Language Education, Faculty of Education, University fo Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Rethinking the Professional Development of Literacy Teachers: New Directions and Expanding Roles.
    Dr Timothy R. Blair - Professor of Literacy Education, Department of Instructional Programs, College of Education, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA.

The Role of Assimilation in Terms of Voiced and Unvoiced Sounds in Reading.
    Mária Laczkó - Gyál, Tinódi, Hungary.

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School Values and Discipline in a pluralistic society - one pragamatic approach.
    Mr John Bednall - Wesley College, South Perth, Western Australia.

Some perspectives on literacy and workplace communication within a culturally and linguistically diverse vocational training tertiary institution in South Africa.
    Sheila Devkaran Narsee - Department of Communication, M. L. Sultan Technikon, Durban, South Africa.

Special education in the regular classroom ­ what stresses teachers?
    Dr Chris Forlin - University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, (45 min. paper).

Students and teachers research the use of IT in primary and secondary schools.
    A/Prof. Barbara Comber and Dr Helen Nixon - Language and Literacy Research Centre, School of Education, University of South Australia, (90 minute workshop),

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Talking Laptops: An enabling tool for children with learning difficulties.
    Jeremy Pagram - Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley, Western Australia, (45 min. paper).

Technology Integration in Developing Literacy Skills: an Electronic Literature and Language Project for the Malaysian Classroom.
    Assoc. Prof. Mildred Nalliah - School of Educational Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Minden, Penang, Malaysia.

Texturing the Text.
    Alison Beynon - Gauteng, South Africa.

The Total Quality Management (TQM) Based Approach for Teaching and Learning.
    Dr Chih-Yang Chao, A/Prof. Chih-feng Chuang and Dr Hsi-Chi Hsiao - Department of Industrial Education, National Changhua University of Education, Changhua City, Taiwan.

Transforming Schools into Learning Communities of the Third Millennium.
    Marilyn Kairouz & Vicki Watson - St Columba's College, Essendon, Victoria.

Transmodal travel: learning through the crossing of modes in a tertiary classroom in South Africa.
    Denise Newfield - Department of English, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Traversing the Abyss - an exploration of how to engage professionals in the process of development.
    Andrew Scown and Dr Grace Lynch - Andrew Scown, Educational Leadership and Management Programs; Dr Grace Lynch, Manager of Quality Programs, FELCS, RMIT, Victoria, Melbourne.

Two World Views, but Barking at the Same Moon : A Comparative Study of Teaching and Learning Processes Involved in Primary Health Care Programs in Yogyakarta and Vancouver.
    Siva Lowings and Chris Lowings - Siva Lowings, RN, RPN, B.Sc.Hons(Psych), MPHC, PhD candidate; Chris Lowings, RN, RPN, B.Ng, Master in Advanced Nursing (current): School of Nursing, University of South Australia, Whyalla Norrie, (45 min. paper),

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UNIMAS Assertive Inventory Behaviour: A Model in Implementing a Toll for On-Line Educational Testing in Multiple Choice Question Test.
    Mr Mohd. Razali Othman and Mr Satria Arjuna Julaihi - Faculty of Cognitive Science and Human Development, University Malaysia, Sarawak, Kota Samarahan, Malaysia.

The Use of Contract Assignments in PGCE Courses.
    Dr Mary Neary - Faculty of Education and Training, University of Cardiff, Wales.

Using on-line teaching to develop socially critical literacy.
    Greta Caruso - Mowbray College, Victoria, Australia, (90 min. workshop).

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Webs of Diversity: teaching difference, ethics and the web.
    Ms Carol Reid - Faculty of Education and Languages, University of Western Sydney Macarthur, NSW, Australia, (45 min. paper)

Whatever Happened to the 26th Bee? (A discovery of individual art thought.)
    Adele Flood - FELCS/SECE, RMIT, Melbourne, Victoria.

Why literated people return to iliteracy in developing countries (Case study Iran).
    Dr Nematollah Azizi - Senior lecturer, Kurdistan University, Faculty of Human Arts, Sanandaj, Iran.

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