Bayview Beach Resort, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang, Malaysia

27-30 September 1999


Ferringhi Road


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Mária Laczkó, Gyál, Tinódi, Hungary,
    - The Role of Assimilation in Terms of Voiced and Unvoiced Sounds in Reading.
    - Characteristic Features of Planning of Speech and Production of Secondary School Children's Spontaneous Speech.

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

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

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

Dr Grace Lynch, Manager Quality Programs, Faculty of Education, Language and Community Services, RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria,
    - Model Development Project - Workplace Delivery of Electronic Data Transfer System.
    - Traversing the Abyss - an exploration of how to engage professionals in the process of development - Andrew Scown and Dr Grace Lynch.

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

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

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

John Marshall, Faculty of Education, Language and Community Services, RMIT.
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Tracey McCormick, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.
    The Multiliteracies Approach in a Transforming Educational Environment: A Case Study in Curriculum Re-Design at a South African Tertiary Institution.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Maureen Morriss, 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:
    (...changing nature of field experience within a preservice teacher education course) - Maureen Morriss and Bill Eckersley

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dr Mary Neary, Faculty of Education and Training, University of Cardiff, Wales,
    The use of contract assignments in PGCE courses.

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

Dr Linda Niehaus, University of South Africa, Dr MP van der Merwe, Rand Afrikaans University, and I E Walters,
    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 Helen Nixon, Language and Literacy Research Centre, School of Education, University of South Australia, (90 minute workshop),
    Students and teachers research the use of IT in primary and secondary schools - A/Prof. Barbara Comber and Dr Helen Nixon

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

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Mr Mohd. Razali Othman, Faculty of Cognitive Science and Human Development, University Malaysia, Sarawak, Kota Samarahan, Malaysia,
    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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Ms Nicky Sanders, Technikon Natal, Pietermaritzburg Campus, South Africa,
    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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ms Lynne Surman, Faculty of Education, Monash University (Peninsula Campus), Victoria, Australia,
    '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.

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Mr. Tan Khan Aun, Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sungai Acheh, Nibong Tebal, Pulau Pinang.
    Peer Tutoring to Enhance Academic Achievement Aand Promote Positive Interracial Relationships among Students in a Rural School.

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

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

Ragnar Thygesen, Norwegian University of Science & Technology,
    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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Anne Wilks, Lecturer Early Childhood, RMIT, Faculty of Education, Language and Community Services, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia,
    Testing times: Assessing children's learning.

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

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