Learning Conference

 

Institute of Education, University of London

Tuesday 15 – Friday 18 July 2003

 

 

DRAFT PROGRAM - 7 July - AM

 

DAY 1: TUESDAY 15th JULY

 

 

8:00-9:00

REGISTRATION

 

9:00-10:30

 

OPENING PANEL SESSION

 

• Prof. Gunther Kress, Institute of Education, University of London.

• Prof. Mary Kalantzis, Dean, Faculty of Education, Language and Community Services, RMIT University, Australia.

• Dr Bill Cope, Director, Common Ground, Australia.

 

10:30-11:00

MORNING TEA

 

11:00-12:30

 

PLENARY SESSION ONE

 

Š Prof. Ruth Finnegan, Faculty of Social Sciences, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

Š Prof. Zhou Zuoyu, School of Education, Beijing Normal University, China.

Š Pippa Stein, Department of Applied English Language Studies, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, and Denise Newfield, Department of English, Faculty of Arts, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.

 

12:30-1:30

LUNCH

1:30-2:15

THEATRE/ MUSIC

 

2:15-3:45

 

PLENARY SESSION TWO

 

Š Prof. Wang Yingjie, School of Education, Beijing Normal University, China.

Š Carey Jewitt, Institute of Education, University of London, UK.

Š Prof. Sarah Michaels, Jacob Hiatt Center for Urban Education, Clark University, Massachusetts, USA, and Richard Sohmer, Jacob Hiatt Center for Urban Education, Clark University, Massachusetts, USA

 

3:45-4:15

AFTERNOON TEA

 

4:15-5:45

 

PLENARY SESSION THREE

 

Š Prof. David Barton, Literacy Research Centre, Lancaster University, UK.

Š Prof. Gella Varnava-Skoura, Department of Early Childhood Education, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.

Š Prof. Andreas Kazamias, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA.

Š Assoc. Prof. Ambigapathy Pandian, International Literacy Research Unit, School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.

 

 

 

 


Learning Conference

 

DAY 2: WEDNESDAY 16th JULY

 

8:00-9:00

REGISTRATION

9:05-10:10

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 1 - Papers & Workshops

 

9:05-9:35 PAPERS (30 min sessions) 1A

9:40-10:10 PAPERS (30 min sessions) 1B

Room 1

Priti Chopra, Researcher, King's College, London Education, UK

Distorted Mirrors: Decentring Representations of the 'Illiterate Indian Village Woman' in Print Media

Overhead Projector

Dr Heike Deckert-Peaceman, Mainz, Germany

Curriculum Stories About the Holocaust

 

Room 2

Norma Feshbach, Professor, Department of Education, and Seymour Feshbach, Professor — University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Empathy in Education: An Elixer But No Panacea

Overhead Projector

Assoc. Prof. Saidatul Akmar Zainalabidin and Laura Christ Dass — University Technology of Mara, Malaysia

Subject Preference: A Factor that Influences Test Performance

Data Projector

Room 3

Margaret Blackburn, Principal Lecturer, Faculty of Business, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Contested Territory: Negotiating the Space between Research and Teaching

Overhead Projector

Beth Powell, and Judy Robison — Senior Lecturers, Murdoch University, Australia

An Issue of Equity: Providing Access to Initial Teacher Education for Remote Students

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Pendo Mwaiteleke, Faculty of Education, Language Studies & Social Work, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

Translating and Shifting Western Education to Address Educational Needs of Local sub-Saharan Environment: Providing Space for Student Reflections

Overhead Projector; whiteboard

Dr Sharifah Md Nor, Lecturer, Faculty of Education, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Excellence in Rural Schools: The Role of The Principal

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Dr Norhayati Abd. Mukti, Lecturer in IT/Multimedia, and Siew Pie Hwa Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Learning Moral Values Through Malay Literature Multimedia Package: CITRA

Overhead Projector

Shari Burnard, Teacher, Western Technical Commercial School, The Toronto District School Board, Canada

The Use of Videos in the Classroom to Improve English Skills: An Action Research Project

Overhead Projector; whiteboard

Room 6

Julian Kunnie, Director of Africana Studies, Humanities, University of Arizona Tucson Arizona, USA

Transformative Power of Education Indigenous Cultural Approaches

Overhead Projector; TV/VCR; Tape Recorder

Dr Heather Bridge, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education, The School of Education, SUNY Cortland, New York, USA

The London Student Teaching Program: Opportunities and Challenges

 

Room 7

Prof. Marjory Ebbeck, Professor of Early Childhood Education, University of South Australia

Report of a Research Study in Long Day Care in South Australia

Overhead Projector, Data Projector

Jack Trammell, Director of Disability Support Services, and Dr Jennifer Bruce, Director of Instruction —  Randolph-Macon College, USA

Disability in Higher Education: The Impact of ADA Accommodations End of Term Grades for Students with Learning Disabilities who Receive Accommodations

Data Projector

Room 8

Marie Craig, Senior Clinician, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Pathways to Practitioners: An Integrated Theory and Practice Model

Data Projector

Dr Paula Boxie, Assistant Professor, Miami University, USA

Literacy-based Field Model: Enhancing the Preparation of Teachers of Literacy

Data Projector

Room 9

Linda Gan, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Education, Singapore

Learning to Love Learning English

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Dr Deneese L. Jones, Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction, University of Kentucky, USA

An Examination of Early Reading Intervention Instructional Practices with Diverse Groups for the Primary Grades

Data Projector

Room 10

Assoc. Prof. Steve Wilson, Head, School of Social Ecology and Lifelong Learning, and Dr Mona Shrestha, Postdoctoral Fellow, Regional Research and Innovation — University of Western Sydney, Australia

Conceptualising Key Issues in Non-formal Education in a low SES Community in Australia

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Dr Mona Shrestha, Postdoctoral Fellow, Regional Research and Innovation, and Assoc. Prof. Steve Wilson, Head, School of Social Ecology and Lifelong Learning — University of Western Sydney, Australia

Building Effective Responses in Non-formal Education in Low SES Communities

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 11

Dr Robert G. Berns, and Dr Patricia Erickson — Bowling Green State University, USA

A Research-based Approach to On-line Teacher Preparation and Professional Development

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Warwick Noble, Director of Technology, Abbotsleigh, Australia

Developing Meaningful Technologies for Girls

Data Projector

 

9:05-10:05 Workshops (60 min sessions) 1C (Wednesday)

Room 12

Dr Vicky Zygouris-Coe, and Dr Timothy R. Blair, Donna BaumbachUniversity of Central Florida, College of Education, USA

A New Era in Building Teachers' Literacy Knowledge and Strengthening Students' Achie

Overhead Projector

Room 13

Michael Shaughnessy, Professor, Educational Studies and Special Education, Eastern New Mexico University, Randy Seevers, and Effie Laman, USA

The Current Status of Education of the Visually Impaired and Deaf/Blind in the U.S.: A Current Review

Overhead Projector

Room 14

Donna Cowan, Professor, International Programs, and Rachel Faber Machacha Iowa State University, USA

Designing and Implementing a Service-Learning Curriculum for Study Abroad Programs in Developing Countries

Data Projector; TV/VCR

Room 15

Dr Susan J. Barkman, Professor, Purdue University, USA

Web-Based Youth Development Model Linking Program Design and Evaluation

Data Projector

 

 

 

 

MORNING TEA (Morning Tea will be offered for 90 minutes from 10:10-11:30)

 

Wednesday 16 July - GROUP 2

 

10:25-11:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 2 - Papers & Workshops

 

10:25-10:55 Papers (30 min sessions) 2A

11:00-11:30 Papers (30 min sessions) 2B

Room 1

Sally Hansen, Massey University College of Education, New Zealand

Teacher Efficacy Beliefs: Change and Consistency? An exploration of Subject Specific Teacher Efficacy Beliefs

Overhead Projector

Paul Hansen, Massey University College of Education, New Zealand

Communicative Spirals in Art Museums: The Artist as Action Researcher.

Overhead Projector

Room 2

Leah Lui-Chivizhe, and Katrina Thorpe, Lecturer — Koori Centre, University of Sydney, Australia

When Content Gets in the Way: Teaching Australian Indigenous Studies

Overhead Projector

Dr Carol Christy, Associate Professor, University of Idaho, USA

Pre-service Teachers’ Ability to Identify Math Concepts in Children’s Literature

 

Room 3

Dr Lesley Ljungdahl, Senior Lecturer, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

The English Language and Linguistic Imperialism: The Trojan Horse?

Overhead Projector

Mpine E. Qakisa, Lecturer in Communication, University of South Africa

Cultural Effects on Learning Styles of African Learners in Distance Education

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Dr Yi-Ying Huang, Institute of Teacher Education, National Chengchi University, Taiwan

Teacher Change and Curriculum Integration: Three Stories From a Case Study

Overhead Projector

Sheila Narsee, Senior Lecturer, Durban Institute of Technology, South Africa

Making Teaching and Learning Culturally Inclusive: The Durban Institute of Technology Challenge

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Dr Sarah J. McCarthey, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Writing Identity into the Classroom

Overhead Projector

Philip Allen McBrayer, Head of Libraries, International Christian School, Hong Kong

Third Culture and Multi-cultural Issues in International School Library Literacy Programs

Overhead Projector

Room 6

Bernard Hird, Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Edith Cowan University, Australia

What Actually are Foreign Language Teachers Trying to do in their Lessons?

Overhead Projector

Jennifer Poh Sim Tan, Research scholar, Department of English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore

What Goes On After School? Literacy Events which Take Place Outside of the Formal Learning Environment

Overhead Projector

Room 7

A/Prof. Zaidatol Akmaliah Lope Pihie, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Educational Studies, University Putra Malaysia

Relationship Between Secondary School Teachers’ Occupational Commitment and Organisational Climate

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Habibah Elias, Professor, and Zaidatol Akmaliah Lope Pihie — Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

New Policy in Teaching Mathematics and Science in Malaysian Secondary Schools: How it contributes to Teachers’ Stress

 

Room 8

Dr Margaret Zeegers, Lecturer in Education, University of Ballarat, Australia

To Registrate and/or Deregistrate: Getting onto and off the Postgraduate Supervisor Register

Data Projector

Prof. Hersh C. Waxman, Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Studies, Yolanda N. Padron, College of Education, and Hui-Li Chang College of Education — University of Houston, USA

Reducing the Achievement Gaps Between Resilient and Non-Resilient English Language Learners

Overhead Projector

Room 9

Rafidah Md.Noor, Faculty of Computer Science & Information, University of Malaya, and Nornazlita Husin, Malaysia

Implementation A Problem Based Learning For Undergraduate Course: A First Experience

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Dr Anne Bamford, Senior Lecturer, Director of Visual Arts, Centre for Research in Education and the Arts (CREA), University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Significant Encounters in Creative Learning

Data Projector

Room 10

Prof. Denis Goodrum, Associate Professor in Science Education, School of Education, Edith Cowan University, Australia

Promoting Scientific Literacy

OHP; Data Projector

Dr Richard Barke, Associate Dean, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Dr Gena Abraham, USA

Bridging Engineering and the Liberal Arts: A Course in Designing Progress

Data Projector

Room 11

Dr Véronique Flambard-Weisbart, Associate Professor, Department of Modern Languages & Literatures, Loyola Marymount University, USA

Channels of Time: A Global Simulation Scenario for the French Civilization Classroom

OHP; Data Projector -

Prof. Mary Ruth de Villiers, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, University of South Africa

Foundation for Structure: A Learning-Theory Approach to Instructional Design for e-Learning

OHP; Data Projector

 

10:25-11:25 Workshops (60 min sessions) 2C (Wednesday)

Room 12

Leo Sandy, Professor of Education, and Dr Scott Meyer, Professor Social Work DepartmentPlymouth State College, USA

Beyond Patriotism in the New Millennium: Creating a New Vision for Education

Overhead Projector

Room 13

Dr Anne Kaufman, Associate Professor, Education Department, Augsburg College, USA

Paideia Seminars: Putting Students in Charge of the Conversation

Overhead Projector; TV/VCR

Room 14

Dr Sean F. O Connor, Department of Education, Washington College, USA

The Problem Set Process and Four "Contents": Knowledge, Method, Community, Self

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 15

Dr Jill Sunday Bartoli, Professor, Elizabethtown College, USA

Barriers and Bridges to Anti-Racist Teaching and Learning

Overhead Projector

 

 

 

Wednesday 16 July - GROUP 3

 

11:35-12:40

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 3 - Papers & Workshops

 

11:35-12:05 Papers (30 min sessions) 3A

12:10-12:40 Papers (30 min sessions) 3B

Room 1

Dr Fredrick Muyia Nafukho, Assistant Professor, and Dr Ok Park, Professor — College of Education. University of Arkansas, USA

An Investigation into Business Educators' Perception of the Importance of Resources used in Self-Directed Learning

 

Helen Smith, Associate Dean, FELCS,  and Sherridan Maxwell, Program Coordinator, FELCS — RMIT University, Australia

Systems and Serendipity: The Community Empowerment Program

 

Room 2

Nina McGarry, Assistant Professor Management Science Department, USA, and Dr John LobutsGeorge Washington University USA

Constructivism as Informal Learning

Overhead Projector

Dr Christie Onwujuba Dike, Associate Professor, Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Role of Universities in National Development: The United Arab Emirates' Perspective

Overhead Projector

Room 3

Dr Linda Webb, Professor & Program Coordinator, Dr Delbert Jarman, Interim Chair, Dr Charles Bowen, and Dr T C ChanDepartment of Educational Leadership, Kennesaw State University, USA

Teacher Leaders for Increased Student Achievement: The Critical Factor for Today's Changing Schools

Overhead Projector

Su-Yan Pan, Ph.D. Candidate, The Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong

The Role of University in Tensions between Social and Academic Tasks: The Experience from Tsinghua University in China

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Dr Mary Ellen Schiller, Assistant Director, Roosevelt University, USA

Altering the Paradigm

Overhead Projector

Mitchell A. Sherr, Purdue University, USA, and Wayne M. Babovich

Protecting Intellectual Property in the New Millennium

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Railton Hill,  and Laura Ancilli Swinburne University, Australia

Three Australian Innovations in Language Education for Business Purposes

Overhead Projector

Dr Cindy Gordinier, Assistant Professor, School of Education, Southeast Missouri State University, USA

The relationship Between Elementary Classroom Teachers' Learning Styles and Theoretical Orientation to Reading Instruction

Overhead Projector

Room 6

Dr Olusegun Sogunro, Assistant Professor, Central Connecticut State University, USA

Censorship of Educational Resources: A Critical Focus for a successful Multicultural Education

Overhead Projector

Dr John Davis, Associate Professor, College of Education, University of Idaho, USA

Why PT3?: The Impact of Educational Technology Upon Student Achievement

Overhead Projector

Room 7

Dr Adonica Schultz Aune, Adjunct Professor, School of Communication, University of North Dakota USA

Multicultural Education: A Teaching Technique for Students of Little Diversity

Data Projector; TV/VCR

Peter Murphy, Teacher, Dept Access & Prep Studies, RMIT University, Australia

The Pain of Learning

Overhead Projector; Data Projector; TV/VCR

Room 8

Dr Rod Chadbourne, Edith Cowan University, School of Education, Australia

Middle Schooling and Academic Rigour

Overhead Projector,

Data Projector

Dr John Pearson, Associate Professor of Education, The University of Hong Kong

Investigating Problem-based Learning in an Initial Teacher Education Program

Data Projector

Room 9

Jessica Zacher, Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, Berkeley USA

Gender and Identity in Literacy Events: Girls and Boys Reading and Writing in the Fifth Grade

OHP; Data Projector

Prof. Salome Schulze, Department of Further Teacher Education, University of South Africa

Postgraduate Supervision in a Faculty of Education: The Agony and the Ecstasy

Data Projector

Room 10

Prof. Susan Zeig, Director of Film, School of the Arts, Long Island University, USA

All They Deserve: Stories from the New York City Public Schools

TV/VCR

Prof. Bettie Wiechers, Professor in Educational Psychology, The University of South Africa

The Emotional and Academic Effects of a Group Intervention Programme on Adolescents of Divorce

Overhead Projector

Room 11

Dr Kerrie Wilde, Director of Teaching and Learning, Abbotsleigh, Australia

Teachers as Learners: Developing a Research Culture in Schools

Data Projector

Dr Michael Waring, Senior Lecturer in PE, School for Health, University of Durham, UK

Creating a Framework for Learning: The Critical Analysis of a Virtual Learning Environment Developed for Use With Trainee Teachers

Data Projector

 

11:35-12:35 Workshops (60 min sessions) 3C (Wednesday)

Room 12

June McMillan, Principal, Chapel Downs Primary School, New Zealand

"Pathways to Successful Learning" or "Effective School/Home Partnerships Enhance Children's Learning Outcomes"

OHP; Data Projector TV/VCR

Room 13

Dr Neville Hosking, Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, Eastern Washington University, and  Dr Ann Teberg, Director of Student Teaching, Whitworth College, USA

Teacher Voices: Are We Listening?: Meeting the Challenges of Curriculum Reform by Rethinking Strategies for Teacher Support

Overhead Projector

Room 14

Sharyn Roache-Jameson, Penrith District, NSW Department of Education & Training, Australia

Kindergarten Connections—A Study of Intertextuality and its Links with Literacy in the Kindergarten Classroom

Overhead Projector; TV/VCR

Room 15

Dr Etta Hollins, Chair of Teacher Education, Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California, and Dr Shirlette Burks, Director of The Urban Literacy Institute, Department of Teacher Education, Wright State University, USA

The Urban Literacy Institute: Developing a Self-Sustaining Learning Community among Urban Teachers

Data Projector

 

 

 

 

LUNCH (Lunch will be offered for 80 minutes from 12:40-2:00)

 

Wednesday 16 July - GROUP 4

 

12:45-1:50

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 4 - Papers & Workshops

 

12:45-1:15 Papers (30 min sessions) 4A

1:20-1:50 Papers (30 min sessions) 4B

Room 1

Dr S.C. Goswami, Associate Professor, Dyal Singh College, University of Delhi. India

Complementarity Principle: Foundation Of Cultural Diversity

 

Fazilah Idris, and Zuraidah Ali, Center of General Studies, National University of Malaysia

The Education of Man: A Quest of Excellence in the University Setting.

 

Room 2

Dr Janice Patterson, Assistant Professor, Loucrecia Collins, and Gypsy AbbottUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

Bouncing Back: Teacher Resilience in Urban Schools

Overhead Projector

Gayle Morris, and David Beckett, University of Melbourne, Australia

The 'Real' Knowing: Rethinking Language Learning, Identity, and Work

Overhead Projector

Room 3

Mohammed Sani Bin Ibrahim, Lecturer, Head of Educational Administration Department

National University of Malaysia

Teachers’ Reactions Towards Teacher Appraisal

Overhead Projector

Dr Mutsuko Yokota, Senior Researcher, Interface Humanities, COE, Osaka University Japan

Japanese College Students' Awareness of Drinking and Alcohol use in their Lives

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Dr Lorraine McDonald, Senior lecturer, School of Education, ACU National, Australia

What Counts as Learning: Identity Formation in Classroom Talk

Overhead Projector

Prof. Kersten Reich, University of Cologne, Germany

Observers, Participants and Agents: Towards an Interactive Constructivist Theory of Learning and the Learner

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Dr Lamont S. Lyons, Professor, Curriculum, Instruction and Foundational Studies, Boise State University, USA

Will Beginning Teacher Standards Produce McChoakum Child?

Overhead Projector

Dr Jung-Chang Tang, Assistant Professor, Educational College, National ChiaYi University, Taiwan

Functional Analysis of Stereotypical Finger-moving in an Adolescent with Severe Disabilities in U.S.A

Overhead Projector

Room 6

Dr Doreen Geddes, Associate Professor. of Communication Studies, Department of Communication Studies, Clemson University, USA

Preparing College Students for the Global Workplace: A Curriculum of Service Learning Projects, Intercultural Experiences, and Applied Communication Instruction/Practice

Overhead Projector

Roger Baldwin, School of Professional Development, Christchurch College of Education, New Zealand,

Teachers' use of Feedback Comments to Improve Student Achievement in Standards Based Assessment

Overhead Projector

Room 7

Carol Bohlmann, Lecturer in Mathematics, University of South Africa

How do Learners Construct Meaning when they Read Mathematics?: A Study of the Reading Difficulties Facing Foundation Phase Mathematics Learners in a Distance Learning Context

Overhead Projector

Dr Charles L. Etheridge, Professor of English, McMurry University, USA

Rethinking the Humanities: Literary Theory and the Creative Process

Data Projector; TV/VCR

Room 8

Prof. Nicola Yelland, Department of School and Early Childhood Education, RMIT University, Australia

Creating Opportunities for New Learning with ICT

Data Projector

Dr Lilly Tennant, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

If it Takes a Village, Then We'd Better Educate the Villagers: Pre-service Teachers, Attitudes and Beliefs about the Inclusion of Students with Severe Disabilities

Overhead Projector

Room 9

Dr Mary Jo Olsen Murray, Director of Graduate Programs in Education, College of St. Scholastica, USA

Online Education: Re-examining Instructor Roles, Course Design, and Student- Centered Learning

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Troy Richardson, Department of Education, Culture and Society, University of Utah, USA

The Language of Multiculturalism; A First Nations Response to the Language of Transparency

Data Projector

Room 10

Dr Janet Baldwin, Schooling Improvement Coordinator, Ministry of Education New Zealand

Schooling Improvement—Making a Difference?

Data Projector

Deresah Lahom, Lecturer, Centre for Educational Technology and Multimedia, University Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Malaysia

Improving Education in Malaysia through Technology: Case Study in Perak Malaysia

Overhead Projector

 

12:45-1:45 Workshops (60 min sessions) 4C (Wednesday)

Room 11

Dr Teunis Donk, Associate Professor, Education Department, Hope College, USA

Teaching As We Are Taught to Teach: Enhancing the Apprenticeship of Observation in Literacy Teaching and Learning

Overhead Projector

Room 12

Florence Fong Meng Soi, Senior Project Officer, and Prof. Alfred Chan Cheung Ming, Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies (APIAS)Lingnan University, Hong Kong

University-school Link Partnership Projects for Promotion of Inter-generation Communications in Hong Kong (USLP)

Overhead Projector; TV/VCR

Room 13

Ruth Gledhill, Project Manager, Curriculum Services Branch, and Robyn Freeman, ESL Co-Ordinator, ESL ILSS ProgramNT Department of Employment Education & Training, Australia

Utopia—Are We There Yet? A Case Study of Professional Development for Indigenous Teachers in Remote Central Australia

Overhead Projector; Data Projector, TV/VCR

Room 14

Dr Beatrice Gibbons, Assistant Professor, School of Education, California State University, Bakersfield, USA

Teaching Elementary Science to English Learners: Effective Instructional Strategies

Data Projector

Room 15

Margie Duke, Classroom Secondary Teacher and Secretary ETAQ, Keebra Park State High School, Australia

A Teaching Strategy for Enhancing Critical Understandings of Texts for Students in Secondary Classrooms

 

 

 


Wednesday 16 July - GROUP 5

 

1:55-3:00

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 5 - Papers & Workshops

 

1:55-2:25 Papers (30 min sessions) 5A

2:30-3:00 Papers (30 min sessions) 5B

Room 1

Dr Hanapi Mohamad, Lecturer, Universiti Utara Malaysia

The Investment of Knowledge Worker in Malaysia

Overhead Projector

Dr Cathleen K. Stutz, Assistant Professor of Education, Assumption College, USA

An Exploration of Teaching Writing in an Age of High Stakes Assessments

Overhead Projector

Room 2

Dr Constance Barlow, Associate Professor, Director of Field Education, and Dr Barry Hall, ProfessorUniversity of Calgary, Canada

Student Vulnerability in Social Work Field Education: Issues of Power and Resistance

Overhead Projector

Dr Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi, Lecturer, University of British Columbia, Canada

Mindless Learning and Ordinary Discourses: And their Implications in Education

Overhead Projector

Room 3

Dr Consuella Lewis, Assist. Professor, Rowan University, Dr Sharon Bailey, Policy Associate, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, and James Coaxum III, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership Department, Rowan University, USA

Higher Education from the Margins: Privileging Access and Limiting Choice, Whom Shall be Educated?

Overhead Projector

Jenny Ruge, Assistant Principal, Tregear Public School, Australia

Chasing the Red Line: Raising Expectations and Student Achievement

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Dr Goli Marzieh Rezai-Rashti, Assistant Professor, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Discourse of Globalisation and the Restructuring of Teachers' Work in Ontario, Canada

Overhead Projector

Dr Catherine McLoughlin, Head of School of Education, and Linda Marshall, Lecturer, Community Services, Education and Social SciencesEdith Cowan University, Australia

Reconsidering the Link between Lifelong Learning and Assessment: Strategies to Foster Appropriate Skills and Transfer

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Salasiah Che Lah, Lecturer in English Linguistics, School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Attitudes Towards Bilingualism in Malaysia: An Overview

Overhead Projector

Dr Cynthia Northington, Professor of Developmental & Educational Psychology, College of Education, William Paterson University of New Jersey, USA

School Management in the Millennia and its Impact on Minorities in America

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 6

Dr Panos Seranis, Cambridge School Classics Project, Cambridge, UK

Key Factors for Effective Online Language Learning: The Case of Latin

Data Projector

Dr Regan Harwell Schaffer, Assistant Professor of Management, Pepperdine University, USA

Best Practices in Service-learning: A Model for Effective Design and Implementation of Service-learning in Higher Education

Data Projector

Room 7

Mary Neville, Co-Ordinator, The Gap Cluster Learning and Development, Education Queensland, Australia

Multiliteracies Pedagogy in Practice: A Project Involving Teachers of Primary and Secondary Students

Data Projector; TV/VCR

Dr David Townsend, Associate Professor,, and Pamela Adams, Visiting Professor — Faculty of Education, University of Lethbridge, Canada

The Alberta Initiative for School Improvement: Effects on Leadership, Teacher Professional Growth, and Student Learning

Data Projector; TV/VCR

Room 8

Lynda Kelly, Head of Audience Research Centre, Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia

What Does Learning Mean?: Museum Visitors Talk About Learning

Data Projector

Kerri McKenna, Deakin University, Australia

Multimodal Assessment and Reporting in Schools: What Will It Look Like?

Data Projector

Room 9

Dr Alyson Simpson, Lecturer, Faculty of Education, The University of Sydney, Australia

Developing a Model for e-literacy Pedagogy: Book Raps as Online Multimodal Communication

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Caroline Daly, Lecturer in Education, Dr Norbert Pachler, and Jon PickeringInstitute of Education, London University, UK

Teacher Learning and Computer-mediated Communication: Developing the Professional Knowledge Base

Data Projector

 

1:55-2:55 Workshops (60 min sessions) 5C (Wednesday)

Room 10

Dr Svetlana Sharanova, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Dr Janna V. Puzanova,  Head of Sociological Laboratory, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, Russia

Internet and Socialization: Between Teaching Method and Social Process

Room 11

Prof. Nic Lessing, Department of Business Management, RAU University and Prof. Ansie Lessing, RAU University, South Africa

The Supervision of Research for Dissertations and Thesis

Overhead Projector

Room 12

Dr Ann Morrice, Australia

The Ann Morrice Language Literacy program

Overhead Projector; TV/VCR

Room 13

Dr Nancy Enright, Director of First Year Writing, and

Dr Owen Schur, Associate Professor of English, English Department, Seton Hall University, USA

Using Technology in First Year Writing Program: Blackboard and its use at Seton Hall University

Data Projector

Room 14

Dr Melanie A. Reap, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Winona State University, USA

Using Historical Narrative to Teach Science: Voices from the Westward Movement in the United States

Overhead Projector

Room 15

Monica J. Hyams, OSH Coordinator Outside School Hours Services, The King David School, Australia

Outside The Learning Curve: The Importance of Leisure Learning

TV/VCR

 

 

 

Wednesday 16 July - GROUP 6

 

3:05-4:10

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 6 - Papers & Workshops

 

3:05-3:35 Papers (30 min sessions) 6A

3:40-4:10 Papers (30 min sessions) 6B

Room 1

Berenice Nyland, RMIT University, Australia

Pre-service Teachers Experience of Inclusive Practices in Early Childhood Settings

Overhead Projector; TV/VCR

Lorraine Sushames, Lecturer/Co-ordinator, and

Prof. MaryAnn Bin-Sallik, Faculty of Indigenous Research and Education, Northern Territory University, Australia

Where Policy and People Intersect, Literacies for Changing Work Paradigms

Overhead Projector; TV/VCR

Room 2

Prof. Trudie Steyn, Faculty of Education, University of South Africa

Establishing A Learning Environment Through Knowledge Management: A Case Study

Overhead Projector

Janet Gregory, School of Business, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Appreciating Difference: Reflections on Teaching in the Culturally Diverse Classroom.

Overhead Projector

Room 3

Dr Judith Crowe, Assistant Professor, California Lutheran University, USA

New Designs for Teaching and Learning: Using Webfolio to Assess Student Progress in a Teacher Education Program

Overhead Projector

Steve Acklam, Chief Executive, School Governors' One-Stop Shop, UK

Why School Governance is Good for you and your organisation: The Developmental Benefits Available to Individuals and Organisations through Involvement in School Governance

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Dr Margaret Sims, Co-ordinator, Children & Family Studies, Edith Cowan University, Australia

Model for Values Teaching: Learning how Values Impact on Everyday Practice

Overhead Projector

Dr Anne Russell, Faculty of Education School of Cultural & Language Studies, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Addressing the Needs of Cyberlearners: Using MBTI Understanding to Design Online Courses

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Prof. Gerald Duchovnay, Department Head, Department of Literature and Languages, Texas A&M University-Commerce, USA

The World in a Frame: Introducing Culture Through Film

TV/VCR

Loraine Grant, Training Co-ordinator,

Merchandising, School of Fashion & Textiles, Faculty of Art, Design & Communication, RMIT University, Australia

The Development of Graduate Capabilities through Planned Learning Experiences in an Industry Mentoring Program

Overhead Projector

Room 6

Linda Cox, Senior Lecturer, Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education, Baylor University, USA

Preservice Teaching in a Children's Museum: Reflecting On the Past, Impacting the Future

Overhead Projector; Slide Projector

Sylvia Sao Leng Ieong, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Macau

Wine and Poetry: Diversity and Affinity for Cross-cultural Education

Overhead Projector; Slide Projector

Room 7

Prof. Dr Halimah B Zaman, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Dr Tengku Sembok, Professor in Computer Science, and Assoc. Prof. Dr Norhayati Abd. Mukti, Lecturer in IT/Multimedia — Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Malaysian Smart School Experience: ME Model and FITTINGS Principle

Data Projector

Dr Paul Howard-Jones, Director of Research, Cardiff School of Education, University of Wales Institute Cardiff UK

Neuroimaging as an Educational Research Methodology: A Pilot Study Using fMRI to Investigate Instructional Strategies Aimed at Enhancing Creativity

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 8

Ellen Jane Browne, Executive Manager, Phillip Craig, and Dr Laura Brearley, Faculty of Education, Language and Community Services, RMIT University, Australia

Action Learning in the Workplace: An Australian Experience

Data Projector

Dr Paul Steyn, Academic Director, Midrand Graduate Institute, South Africa

Executive Learning and Knowledge Management: Does Corporate Education Really Deliver Successors?

Data Projector

Room 9

Dr Ming-Gon John Lian, Division Head, Faculty of Education, Division of Ed Psy, Special Ed & Guidance, University of Hong Kong

Family Needs and Parental Expectations for Children with Different Levels of Learning Difficulties

Dave Needham, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, The Nottingham Trent University, UK

An Attempt to Uncover the Limitations Behind Cognitive Apprenticeship: Using a Reflective Methodology that Engages Experienced Teachers of Post-16 Education in Discussing their Role in the ‘Master-Apprentice’ Relationship

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 10

Dr Lily Wong, Professor, Executive Director of Education, Advent Link Center for Education for Children and Family Studies, Singapore

The Cultural Values of Singaporean Adolescents: Value Perceptions

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Dr Jason Scorza, Assistant Professor, Program in Philosophy and Humanities, Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA

The Global Challenge: Educating Americans for Global Citizenship

Data Projector

 

3:05-4:05 Workshops (60 min sessions) 6C (Wednesday)

Room 11

Dr Panos Seranis, Cambridge School Classics Project, UK and Will Griffiths, Director of Online Latin, Cambridge School Classics Project, University of Cambridge, UK

Developing Multimedia Electronic Resources for Secondary Classroom Students in the UK

 

Room 12

Dr Betsan Martin, and Assoc. Prof. Maria Humphries, University of Waikato, New Zealand

The Cosmic Waka: A Metaphor from the Pacific for Learning to Work with Differences

Overhead Projector

Room 13

Laurie Rennebohm Danahy, Training Coordinator/Curriculum Specialist, Dr Jennifer Jo Olson, Associate Professor, and Dr Philip D. Olson, Professor of BusinessUniversity of Idaho, USA

Exploring Early Literacy Eco-systems: A Collaborative Approach to Impacting Young Children's Learning Environments

Overhead Projector

Room 14

Dr Gail Humphries Mardirosian, Chair, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Performing Arts, and

Dr Lynn Fox, Dean, School of Education American University, USA

Literacy Learning Intervention for At-risk Students through Arts-based Instruction: A Case Study of the Imagination Quest Model

Data Projector TV/VCR

Room 15

Dr Jan Connelly, Lecturer In Education, School of Cultural and Language Studies, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Processes of Critical Discourse Analysis: A Research Tool for Narrative Inquiry. A Study of White Women Teachers Subjectivities in Educational Contexts of Cultural Difference

Data Projector

 

 

 

 

AFTERNOON TEA (Afternoon Tea will be offered for 50 minutes from 3:35-4:25)

 

 

Wednesday 16 July - GROUP 7

 

4:25-5:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 7 - Papers & Workshops

 

4:25-4:55 Papers (30 min sessions) 7A

5:00-5:30 Papers (30 min sessions) 7B

Room 1

Dr Margaret Zeegers, Lecturer in Education, School of Education, University of Ballarat and Rupert Russell, Australia

From Slogan to Pedagogy: Teacher Education and Reflection at the University of Ballarat

Overhead Projector

Elmarie Kritzinger, Lecturer, University of South Africa

Information Security Education in Non-Technical aspects of IT

Room 2

Dr Ruslan Slutsky, and Dr Katherina Danko-McGhee, Dept. of Early childhood Physical and Special Education, The University of Toledo, USA

Art as Literacy: Exploring the "100 Languages of Children"

Overhead Projector; Slide Projector

Dr Ella Akkerman, E-learning Software Consultant, Computational Center, Ben-Gurion University in the Negev, Israel

Virtual Classroom Technology for Post-Degree Engineering Education

Slide Projector

Room 3

Dr Donna L. Ferrara, Associate Professor, and

Dr Julio Gonzalez-Martinez Division of Education, Long Island University Southampton College, USA

An Examination of the Interface among Policy Makers, Scholars, and Practitioners within the Context of School Reform and School Transformation: International Cases and Comparisons

Overhead Projector

Dr Karen Woodman, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, University of New England, Australia

Unlimited Access: The Real Benefits of Online Learning

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Dr Lone Jorgensen, Senior Lecturer, Massey University, and Sally Hansen New Zealand

Effective Teacher Education: The X Factor?

Overhead Projector

Elizabeth Moore, Foundation Unit Tutor, School of Social Inquiry, Murdoch University, Australia

Demystifying the 'Secret Business' of Universities: Misconceptions, Assumptions and Constructions of Adult Learners at University

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Dr Jack De Vore, Associate Professor, Dept of Vocational/Adult Ed, University of Arkansas, USA,

Dr Nancy Campbell, Teacher of the Gifted, Rogers, Arkansas Public Schools, USA, and Andre' Davis

A New Program for Apprenticeship Training

Overhead Projector

Dr Jack De Vore, Associate Professor, Dept of Vocational/Adult Ed, University of Arkansas, USA,

Dr Nancy Campbell, Teacher of the Gifted, Rogers, Arkansas Public Schools, USA, and Andre' Davis

Results of a Study on Learning Preferences

Overhead Projector

Room 6

Dr Kim Spoor, Director of Ojibwe Language and Culture Education, The College of St. Scholastica. USA

Preserving and Revitalizing the Anishinaabe Language: An Exploration of Adult Indigenous Language Immersion Models

Overhead Projector

Dr Audrey Cohen, Associate Professor, Division of Accounting and Business Management, Marymount Manhattan College, USA

Service Learning in an Introduction to Management Course

Room 7

Dr Jioanna Carjuzaa, Assistant Professor of Education, and Dr Nancy Drickey, Assistant Professor Linfield College. USA

ELL in Mathematics: What Teachers Need to Know about this Universal Language

Data Projector

Carole Richardson Assistant Professor, and

Gerald Laronde — Faculty of Education Nippissing University, Canada

A Critical Analysis of an Online Assignment in a Hybrid Course in a Bachelor of Education Program

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 8

Ann M. Feldman, Great Cities Faculty Scholar, Department of English, University of Illinois at Chicago USA

Ordinary Writing in the Engaged University

Data Projector

Assoc. Prof. Steve Humphries-Brooks, Department of Religious Studies, Hamilton College, USA

Of Inquiry-Coaching in the Liberal Arts Classroom

Data Projector

Room 9

Dr Hsi-Chi Hsiao, Taiwan

Reforms in Vocational Education for the Needs of the Knowledge-Based Economy in Taiwan

Data Projector

Dr Shelleyann Scott, Coordinator of Teaching and Learning, Division of Business, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

Professional Development: Western Australian Secondary Teacher Experiences and Perspectives

Data Projector

Room 10

Prof. Alison Elliott, Lecturer in Education, Researcher in Cognitive Psychology, University of Canberra, Australia

Scaffolding Teacher ICT Confidence in Authentic Professional Learning Contexts

 

Dr Lionel Lemarchand, Assistant Professor, School of Modern Languages, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Dr George G. Hruby, Assistant Professor, Department of Reading Education, University of Georgia, USA

Transactional Emergence in Second-language Literacy Development: Illustrations of Applicability in a University French Language Course

Data Projector

Room 11

Eva Vass, Faculty of Social Sciences, The Open University. UK

Just Little Help from my Friend -: Learning to Compose and Evaluate Creative Texts through Peer Interaction

Data Projector

Michael T Sekoto, South Africa

From Aparthied to Democracy: The Complexities in Transforming the South African Higher Education

Data Projector

 

4:25-5:25 Workshops (60 min sessions) 7C

Room 12

Dr Marianne Torbert, Professor, Kinesiology Department, and Dr Lynne Schneider, Classroom Teacher, School District of PhiladelphiaTemple University, USA

Prerequisites to Learning

Room 13

Ken Lountain, Manager, Commonwealth Equity Programs, Department of Education and Children’s Services SA, Australia

Curriculum Renewal and Transformation

Overhead Projector

Room 14

Dr Julie H. Lester, Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning, Southeastern Louisiana University, USA

Helping Solve the Teacher Shortage: Preparing Teachers with Online Instruction

Overhead Projector

Room 15

Dr Joseph A. Rochford, Vice-President, Stark Education Partnership, USA, and Dr Lynn M. Hutchinson, Professor, Division of Education, Graduate Education, Walsh University, USA

Expanded Community: Introducing Pre-Service Teaching into a Global Virtual Community

Overhead Projector

 

 

 


Wednesday 16 July - GROUP 8

 

5:35-6:05

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 8 - Papers only (30min sessions)

Room 1

Dr Eleanor Vernon Wilson, Assistant Professor, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia, USA, and Cheryl Franklin

Technology Implementation in Teacher Education: Design and Challenges in Elementary Preservice Programs

Overhead Projector

Room 2

Mariangela Marcello, Honorary Lecturer, Department of Italian Studies, University of Sydney, Australia

Learning and the Learner: A Smooth, Regenerating and Constructive Love Story

Overhead Projector

Room 3

Dr Rebecca B. Faery, Director of First Year Writing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

The Digital Divide, Close to Home

Room 4

Susan Thembekwayo, Zambia

Content of Literacy Programmes in South Africa: A Case Study

Room 5

Clara Sarmento, Senior Lecturer in English, Department of Languages and Cultures, Institute of Accountancy and Administration of Oporto, Portugal

The Cultural Conditions of Learning: Popular Art and Official Knowledge

Overhead Projector

Room 6

Barbara Odgers, ACU National, Australia

Validation of an Instrument used to determine teachers' views of science in Secondary Schools in Queensland, Australia: Instrument Validation for Views of Science

Overhead Projector

Room 7

Jonathan A. Lembright, Academic Specialist/Advisor, Michigan State University, USA

Developmental Influences of Study Abroad Experiences in Higher Education

Data Projector Overhead Projector

Room 8

Sandra Toro Martell, Doctoral Student, Educational Psychology, University of Washington USA

A Critique of Susan Harter's Self-Perception Profile for Children

Data Projector

Room 9

Anne Elizabeth Price, Deputy Principal, Christmas Island DHS, Indian Ocean

Coaches, Gurus and Mentors

Data Projector

Room 10

Christos Doukas, General Secretary for Adult education, Hellenic Ministry of Education, Greece

European Lifelong Learning Discourses: The Impact on Adult Education

 

Room 11

Ian Finlay, Senior Lecturer, Department of Educational Studies, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom

Expansive Learning Across the University/Workplace Activity Systems: Learning to Teach in Further Education

 

Room 12

Dr Arkady Shteinbok, Senior Lecturer, Computer Science, Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Israel

Teacher's Needs Running Successful Academic Courses in Distance Learning Environment: Field Experience Research

Data Projector

Room 13

Tse-Kian (Ken) Neo, Lecturer, Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Malaysia

Using Multimedia as an Instructional Tool in a Constructivist-based Classroom: A Malaysian Perspective

Room 14

Dr Nancy Albrecht, School Leadership Division, Teachers College, Emporia State University, USA

University Faculty Collaboration: A Transformational Model for Professional Development

Room 15

Janice Tolman, Graduate School of Education, University of California Berkeley, USA

With and Within the Social Order: Cultural Politics and Adult Language Learning

 

 

 


Learning Conference

 

DAY 3: THURSDAY 17th JULY

 

8:00-9:00

REGISTRATION

9:05-10:10

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 9 - Papers & Workshops

 

9:05-9:35 Papers (30 min sessions) 9A

9:40-10:10 Papers (30 min sessions) 9B

Room 1

Alisa Klima, Projects Manager, British Council, Uzbekistan

Making Education Affordable to All: Ensuring Sustainability of Education Reforms through Developing Self-financed Revolving Schemes

Dr Jan Laugharne, Director of Research and Graduate Studies, Department of Education, UWIC, UK

Strawberries for Mavis in Wales: Word Play as Metalinguistic Knowledge

Room 2

Dr Bruce Perrott, Research Director, MSAT Group, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Learning Skills for eBusiness Enablement: A Role for Simulation

Overhead Projector

Nikola Hobbel, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Imagining the Good Teacher: The Nature of Professional Knowledge

Overhead Projector

Room 3

Dr Timothy R. Blair, and Dr Vicky Zygouris-Coe, University of Central Florida, College of Education, USA

Literacy and Teacher Education in Transition Challenges and Possibilities

Overhead Projector

Ashinida Aladdin, Lecturer in Arabic Language, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

The Use of CALL in Learning Arabic as a Foreign Language in Malaysia

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Dr Douglas Fisher, Associate Professor, Dr Diane Lapp, Professor, Dr. James Flood, and Dr. Nancy Frey —   School of Teacher Education, San Diego State University, USA

Phonics Instruction from a Teachers' Perspectives

Overhead Projector

Dr Diane Lapp, Professor, Dr Douglas Fisher, Associate Professor, and Dr. James Flood — School of Teacher Education, San Diego State University, USA

Investigation of Elementary School Teachers' Selection and Reasons for Using Preferred Assessments to Diagnose and Plan Subsequent Instruction

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Dr Tony Evangelisto, Professor, School of Education, The College of New Jersey, USA

Changing Institutions Through Curriculum: The Evangelisto Model

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Dr Dale E. Thompson, University of Arkansas, Dr Cecelia Thompson, Graduate Education Building, University of Arkansas, and Dr Buddy Lyle, USA

A Comparison of Learners' Perceptions of Web and Interactive Video Classes

Overhead Projector

Room 6

Dr Dorothy L. Espelage, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Peer Group Influence on the Willingness to Intervene in Bullying Episodes

Data Projector

Dr Mark S.K. Shum, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong

Learning Report Writing in Senior Secondary Chinese in Melbourne and Hong Kong

Data Projector

Room 7

Dr Francine Shuchat Shaw, Associate Professor, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University

The Instructional Design of Educational Television Programs: Grounding Design in Cognitivist and Constructivist Theories of Learning and Models of Instruction

Data Projector; TV/VCR

Dr Naomi Boyer, Assistant Director of Distance Programs, Educational Leadership, and Dr Paul Terry, Co-ordinator & Professor, University of South Florida Lakeland USA

Professional Development for School Leaders

Data Projector

Room 8

Prof. Cheryl Mallen, Lecturer, Department of Sport Management, Brock University, Canada

Preparing the 1st Year Higher Education Student Mindset for the Knowledge-based Era

Data Projector

Prof. Dr Halimah B Zaman, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Dr Tengku Sembok, Professor in Computer Science, and Assoc. Prof. Dr Norhayati Abd. Mukti, Lecturer in IT/Multimedia — Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

A Multimedia Based Tutoring System (MEL) to Motivate Literacy: Towards the Creation of an Information Society in Malaysia

Data Projector

Room 9

Dr Jennifer Bruce, Director of Instruction, and Jack Trammell, Director of Disability Support Services —  Randolph-Macon College, USA

The Impact of Paired Tutoring and Mentoring on Student Performance During Freshmen Probation

Data Projector

Dr Douglas J. Fiore, Division of Educational Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

Parent Involvement Reconceptualized

Data Projector

 

 

 

Room 11

Dr. Bakhtiar Shabani Varaki, Assoc. Professor, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran, and Dr. Mohammadreza Nili Ahmadabadi, Faculty of Education and Psychology, Allameh Tabatabaee University, Iran

Constructivism and E-learning: Complexity, Possibilities and Limitations

 

Dr Amanda W. Borden, Assistant Professor & Dean of Freshmen, Department of Communication, Samford University, USA

Oral Communication Competence: A Problem Based Learning Assessment Strategy

Data Projector

 

9:05-10:05 Workshops (60 min sessions) 9C

Room 12

Dr Linda Mason, Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign USA

Self-regulating Students' Strategies for Reading: Effects on 5th-grade Students' Expository Text Comprehension

Overhead Projector

Room 13

Dr Johnell Bentz, Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Integrating Technology into Undergraduate Education with Wireless Computing

Data Projector

Room 14

Dr Joe Blackbourn, Dr Richard Blackbourn, Jennifer Fillingim, and Don Schillinger. USA

Differential Management and Motivation: Applied Psychology as a Catalyst for Effective, Consentual Organizational Change

Overhead Projector

Room 15

Dr Jennifer Jo Olson, Associate Professor, Dr Philip D. Olson, Professor of Business, University of Idaho and Laurie Rennebohm Danahy, Training Coordinator/Curriculum Specialist, University of Idaho, USA

Creating Institutional Change through Leadership and Learning Communities

Overhead Projector

 

 

 

 

MORNING TEA (Morning Tea will be offered for 50 minutes from 10:10–11:00)

 

Thursday 17 July - GROUP 10

 

10:25-11:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 10 - Papers & Workshops

 

10:25-10:55 Papers (30 min sessions) 10A

11:00-11:30 Papers (30 min sessions) 10B

Room 1

Tita Eddelman, Director of Education, Ozark Guidance, Inc, Dr Jack De Vore, Associate Professor, Dept of Vocational/Adult Ed, University of Arkansas, and Dr Jarrod R. Adkisson, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Medical Services, Ozark Guidance, USA,

School-Based Services for School Age Children

Overhead Projector

Dr Kim Fong Poon-McBrayer, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong

Meeting Diverse Needs: Experiences of Educating Chinese Immigrant Children in Hong Kong

Overhead Projector

Room 2

Dr Donald Richard Freeze, Professor. Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba, Canada

Precision Reading: Significant literacy gains in students with Extreme Academic Deficits, Cognitive Impairments, and Severe Social, Emotional, and Psychiatric Problems

Overhead Projector

Dr Margie I. Mayfield, Professor, University of Victoria, Canada

Preschool to Primary—Continuity of Learning? An International View

Overhead Projector

Room 3

Dr Jioanna Carjuzaa, Assistant Professor of Education, Linfield College. USA,

Exploring Cultural Identity: Reflections of Pre-Service Teachers

Overhead Projector

Dr Anne Wilks, Senior Lecturer, School and Early Childhood Education Department, RMIT University, Australia

Empowering Parents and Children as a move towards Developing a Partnership around Learning

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Anthony McMahon, James Cook University, Australia

Re-designing Child Welfare Practice for Indigenous Children in Care: Privileging Social Futures over Administrative Status

Overhead Projector

Margaret Mackey, Associate Professor, School of Library & Information Studies, University of Alberta, Canada

Daily Media Experience among Young Adults

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Dr Andi Stein, Assistant Professor, Department of Communications, California State University, Fullerton, USA

Is it Really Cheating?: Student Perceptions of Academic Integrity

Overhead Projector

Dr Gemma Moss, UK

Literacy, Education and the State: Re-making Teacher Professionalism in the UK via the National Literacy Strategy

Overhead Projector

Room 6

Jeff Saunders, New Zealand

Bilingual Delivery of ESOL Programmes to Refugees—the New Zealand Experience

Data Projector

David McElgunn, and Irene Pagliarella  — RMIT University Australia

Student Work Placement: What Workplace Supervisors look for

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 7

Donald E Scott, Manager of Information Systems, Balga Senior High School, and Dr Shelleyann Scott, Coordinator of Teaching and Learning, Division of Business, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

Integration of Technology into the Curriculum: The Perspectives of Teachers and Students within a Western Australian Secondary School

Data Projector

Dr Shelleyann Scott, Coordinator of Teaching and Learning, Division of Business,,and Robert Guthrie, Head of School of Business Law — Curtin University of Technology, Australia

Exploring the Role of Leadership in Creating and Fostering Learning Communities within the Business Law Higher Education Situation: The Unit Effectiveness Program

Data Projector

Room 8

Roziah Sidik, Lecturer, Faculty of Islamic Studies, National University of Malaysia

Cultural Influences on Malay Students' Learning Styles

Data Projector

Gerald Laronde, Faculty of Education Nipissing University, Canada

Aboriginal Teacher Certification Program: Historical and Personal Perspectives

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 9

Dr Deb Parkinson, Assistant Professor, and

Kristi Von Krosigk, Instructor, Department of Elementary & Early Childhood, University of Wyoming, USA

Reflective Practice: Preparing Preservice Teachers to Become Reflective Thinkers

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Prof. Vasilis Koulaidis, Vice-President, Education Research Center, and Dr Kostas Dimopoulos, Greece

Science Education in Primary and Secondary Level: An Analysis of the Discursive Transitions across Different Modalities of the Pedagogic Discourse

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

 

 

 

Room 11

Dr Beverly Gully, Dean, and Dr Mitra Fallahi, Director of Graduate Studies, School of Education, Saint Xavier University, USA

Cohort Models in Graduate Education Programs

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Orsola Brizio, Communication Coordinator, CILTA - Interfaculty Centre of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Bologna, Italy

The ALTAIR Project - A Multimedia Environment for Foreign Languages

Data Projector

 

10:25-11:25 Workshops (60 min sessions) 10C

Room 12

Dr Catherine O’Callaghan, Associate Professor, Department of Education, Iona College, USA, and Dr Patricia Antonacci, USA

Evidence of Student Learning: Creating a Paradigm Shift

Data Projector

Room 13

Denny Taylor, Chairperson of Literacy Studies, Hofstra University, Amy Hsu, Doctoral Student, Literacy Studies Department, Hofstra University, Jacqueline Darvin, Literacy Studies Department, Hofstra University, and Elite Ben-Yosef, USA

Paradigms and Metatheories: Resisting the New Word Order

Overhead Projector; TV/VCR

Room 14

Dr Annabelle Nelson, Professor, Fielding Graduate Institute, USA

The Learning Wheel

Data Projector; Tape Recorder

Room 15

Claudia Edmondson, Department of Special Education, Utah State University, USA

Skills for Travelling the Super Highway: Literacy and Informational Technology

Data Projector

 

 

 

Thursday 17 July - GROUP 11

 

11:35-12:40

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 11 - Papers & Workshops

 

11:35-12:05 Papers (30 min sessions) 11A

12:10-12:40 Papers (30 min sessions) 11B

Room 1

Prof. Josta van Rij-Heyligers, Senior Academic Tutor, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Writing back and Talking back

Dr Irene Tempone, Senior Lecturer, and Janet Gregory, School of Business, Swinburne University of Technology, and Trevor Tyson, Australia

Who Cares about Groupwork?

Room 2

Dr Mark Askew, Head, Educational Services, Diocese of Broken Bay, Australia

The Values we Teach: Schooling for a Global Community

Overhead Projector

Dr Min-hsun Maggie Su, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Foreign Languages, Taiwan

An Investigation of English Language Learning Strategies of Grade 5-6 students in Taipei, Taiwan

Overhead Projector

Room 3

Carol Christensen, Senior Lecturer, School of Education, University of Queensland, Australia

Secondary School Reform in Literacy: A Case Study

Overhead Projector

Dr Warnie Richardson, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Nipissing University, Canada

Self-Fulfilling Prophecies Distilled: An Eight Year Study of Schooling, Class and Juvenile Delinquency

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Catherine Chaput, Assistant Professor, Department of Writing and Linguistics, Georgia Southern University, USA

Globalization of the US Public Research University

Dr Brian Hand, Professor, Center for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education, Iowa State University, USA

Examining the use of Writing-to-learn Strategies within Science Classrooms across Different Grade Levels

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Barbara Chancellor, RMIT University, Australia

The Changing Face of Play in Australian Schoolyards: How is School Policy Impacting on Children and their Play in the School Playground?

Dr Maureen Musser, Assistant Professor, School of Education, Willamette University, USA

From Cooperation to Collaboration: Learning Together

Overhead Projector

Room 6

Dr Cath Ellis, Lecturer, School of English Literatures, Philosophy and Languages, and Catriona Elder, Lecturer, School of History and Politics University of Wollongong, Australia

Online Group Work: Facilitating Interdisciplinary Peer Learning

Data Projector

Dr Alyson Whyte, Haley Center, Auburn University, USA

The Visual and the Verbal in Secondary School English: Drawings and Visual Arguments by Preservice Teachers

Overhead Projector

Room 7

Dr Nicole Carignan, Department of Education, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada

Culture, Social Interactions, and Mathematics Learning

Data Projector

Dr Peter B. Easton, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Florida State University, USA

Revising Adult Education Policy at the World Bank: Critical Views on Comparative Advantage

Data Projector

Room 8

Dr Nola Aitken, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, The University of Lethbridge, Canada

A Comparison of Math Understanding of Preservice Teachers from Alberta and Western Australia: Implications for Preservice and Professional Teacher Math Education

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Jackie Hookimaw-Witt, Doctoral Candidate, Sociology and Equity Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada

Inninew Esquew nina [I am a Cree Woman]: Decolonizing Feminist Theories by Reclaiming and Interpreting the Traditional Role of the Omushkegowuk (Swampy Cree) Women.

Data Projector

Room 9

Eleri Bowen, Research Assistant, School of Technology, University of Glamorgan,

Dr S Lloyd, and Steve Thomas UK

Broadening Participation: The Freshstart Experience

Data Projector

Dr Jan Gray, Lecturer, and Maria Northcote, Lecturer School of Education, Edith Cowan University, Australia

Challenges and Dilemmas in Online Teaching and Learning with Postgraduate Students

Data Projector

 

 

 

Room 11

Dr Norbert Witt, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Regina, Canada

Reinforcing Aboriginal Identity?: A Discussion of Bi-cultural Education of Canadian First Nation Children in View to Conserving and Strengthening their Cultural Heritage

Data Projector

Dr Beverly Gully, Dean and Dr Mitra Fallahi, Director of Graduate Studies, School of Education, Saint Xavier University, USA

The Assessment Puzzle: How it affects students, teachers, administrators, and the role of policy makers

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

 

11:35-12:35 Workshops (60 min sessions) 11C

Room 12

Dr Linda Mason, Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign, USA, and Dr Johnell Bentz, Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Empowering Students' Writing:Cases from Migrant and Urban Classrooms

Room 13

Alison Robins, Dr Betty Y. Ashbaker, Brigham Young University, Department of Counselling Psychology and Special Education, and Dr Jill Morgan, Research Associate Center for Persons with Disabilities Utah State University USA

Reflective Practice: Lifelong Learning for Professionals and Paraprofessionals

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 14

Laura Pedersen, Assistant Professor, School Counseling Program, Dr Vicki Brooks, Assistant Professor, School Counseling Graduate School of Education, Michael McNamara, Technology Consultant, Information TechnologyLewis & Clark College, and Dr Peggy LaTurno Hines, Associate Professor, Indiana State University, USA

School Counselling Reform: Advocacy and Technology to Facilitate the Learning of All Students

Data Projector; TV/VCR

Room 15

Joni Brenner, and Janet WilsonUniversity of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Spinning our own Webs: Transforming a Writing-based Project into an Electronic Web-based Project

Data Projector

 

 

 

 

LUNCH (Lunch will be offered for 90 minutes from 12:30-2:00)

 


Thursday 17 July - GROUP 12

 

12:45-1:50

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 12 - Papers & Workshops

 

12:45-1:15 Papers (30 min sessions) 12A

1:20-1:50 Papers (30 min sessions) 12B

Room 1

Dr Lawrence Drysdale, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Organisational Learning and Leadership, and Dr David GurrUniversity of Melbourne, Australia

Market Centred Leadership and School Performance

Overhead Projector

Susan J. Britsch, Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Purdue University, USA

Verbal and Visual Power in the Narratives of Preschool Composers: Or Image is Everything When You're the Baby

Overhead Projector

Room 2

Dr Padmani Mildred Thiyagarajah, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Learning English in Malaysian Rural Secondary Schools: Difficulties, Learning Styles & Strategies and Motivation

Overhead Projector

 

Prof. J. Bradley Cousins, Faculty of Education, and Prof. Swee Goh, School of ManagementUniversity of Ottawa, Canada

The Learning Capacity of Schools as a Function of Evaluative Inquiry: An Empirical Study

Overhead Projector

Room 3

Vivien Linington, Lecturer, College of Education, and Pamela Nichols, Director, Writs Writing Centre — University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Writing your way into a new South Africa: "Intersubjectivity" and cultural dynamism in a University-based Writing Centre

TV/VCR

Dr Linda Stonecipher, Professor of Health, and Mary Bucy, Instructor, Teacher Education — Western Oregon University USA

Problem-based Service Learning in a Preservice Teacher Education Program

Data Projector TV/VCR

 

Room 4

Assist Prof. Judy Higbee, Teacher Education, Southern Utah University, USA

The Value of Service Learning in Teacher Education: Raising the Awareness of the Importance of a Healthy Lifestyle

Overhead Projector

Tara A. Richardson, Department of Reading Education, The University of Georgia, and

Dr Donna Alvermann, USA

Hip-Hop Text and Textual Preferences: An Intergenerational Perspective

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Dr Mark Breitenberg, Chair Liberal Arts & Sciences, Art Center College of Design, USA

A New Kind of Originality: Thinking Through Other Disciplines

 

Dr Judy A. Leavell, Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Southwest Texas State University, USA

Pre-Service Field Placement and Technology Integration: 'Integral Components of Teacher Education'

Overhead Projector

Room 6

Lynn Dawson, Executive Manager, BooksInPrison Trust, New Zealand

Books in Prison: Literacy Reading and Writing—Changing Lifestyles

Kalpana Sinha, Director Courseware Development, Universitas 21 Global, Singapore

The Virtual Classroom: A Universitas 21 Global Research Experiment—Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong

Data Projector

Room 7

Zlatko Beretovac, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

Exploding the National Child: Discourses of Development in Literacy Education

Overhead Projector

Prof. Patricia Thomson, School of Education, The University of Nottingham, UK

No-one is a Good or Bad Student here: Active Citizenship Projects as Justice in the Vernacular

Data Projector

Room 8

Anita Lee Hong, Associate Lecturer, Centre for Aboriginal Studies, and Dr Jane Cousins, Associate Lecturer, Centre for Aboriginal Studies — Curtin University of Technology Australia

Addressing the challenges: Indigenous students in Australian Higher Education, a case study from the Centre for Aboriginal Studies, Curtin University

Data Projector

Dr Leslie Pang, Professor of Systems Management, National Defense University, USA

Global Best Practices for Successful Online Learning

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 9

Dr Katrina Alford, University of Melbourne, Australia

Denying Aboriginal Identity in Education in South-East Australia: Failure of the Assimilation Model

Data Projector

Dilanthe Withanage, Director, International Training Center, Worldview International Foundation, Sri Lanka

The Use of IT in Sri Lankan Schools: National School IT Policy and Implementation

Data Projector

 

 

 

 

12:45-1:45 Workshops (60 min sessions) 12C

Room 11

Dr Elena V. Dorabji, Lecturer in Political Science. San Jose State University, USA

Effects on Student Learning when a Majority of Teaching Faculty are Contingent: The Case of the California State University System (CSU) between 1992 and 2002

TV/VCR

Room 12

Brian Miller, Lecturer in Literacy and ESL Education, and Lynda Pinnington, Head Teacher English, Ambarvale High School and English Method (Secondary)Lecturer — University of Western Sydney. Australia

The Practical Politics of Critical Literacy: Disrupting Compliance in Secondary Students.

Overhead Projector

Room 13

Dr Nancy A. Chicola, and Dr Eleanor B. English, Department of Elementary Education and Reading, State University of New York, College at Buffalo, USA

Creating Caring Communities: A Literature and Arts Approach for Children

Data Projector

Room 14

Bernard Oliver, Assistant Superintendent for High Schools, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Eileen Oliver, USA, Lex Bowden, Principal, Victoria Point State School, Education Queensland, and Caroline Hull, Deputy Principal, Warrigal Road State School, Education Queensland, Australia

What Learning Means: Perspectives from Gender Specific and Ethnic Specific

Overhead Projector

Room 15

Dr Dennis Anderson, Professor & Associate Dean, Dr Susan Feather, and Dr Christelle Scharff, School of Computer Science and Information Systems, Pace University, USA

Enhancing Academic Achievement: Facilitating E-Portfolio Development

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

 

 

 

Thursday 17 July - GROUP 13

 

2:00-3:05

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 13 - Papers & Workshops

 

2:00-2:30 Papers (30 min sessions) 13A

2:35-3:05 Papers (30 min sessions) 13B

Room 1

Dr Kristi S. Fowler, Assistant Professor of Education, Education Department, Hollins University, USA

Homeschooling in Virginia: Understanding the Processes, Approaches, and Outcomes/Implications for Educators

Dr Emery J. Hyslop-Margison, Department of Educational Studies, Ball State University, USA

The Failure of Critical Thinking: Virtue Epistemology as a Pedagogical Alternative

Room 2

Dr Michael Johnson, Associate Professor, Modern and Classical Languages Dept, Buffalo State College, USA

"Logs for Latin and learning for life"

Overhead Projector

Dr Vicki Banham, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Community Services, Education and Social Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Australia

Hijacking the Learning Process: Integrating Services for Children and Families

Overhead Projector

Room 3

Michelann Parr, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Nipissing University, Canada

Preparing for Diversity: Standards of Practice for Regular Classroom Teachers of Students with Special Needs

Overhead Projector

Dr Candis L. K. Lee, Assistant Professor, Center for English Language Programs (CELP), Hawaii Pacific University, USA

Reconceptualizing Active Learning in the Higher Educational Classroom

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Dr Kenneth Goldberg, USA

The Impact of Learning Style on Organizational Learning

Overhead Projector

Dawn Allen, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University, Canada

(Re)constructing newcomers: Linguistic, Spatial and Relational Distributions of the Self

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Mark Dressman, Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign USA

Toward a Theory of Theoretical Frames in School Literacy Research

Overhead Projector

Prof. Diana T. Wu, School of Economic and Business Administration, USA

The Importance of Learning Liberal Arts Eucation for Business Students in a Changing Global Environment

Overhead Projector

Room 6

Jing Mei Han, Associate Professor, EFL/Energy Dept, China Uni. of Geosciences, China

Different School Cultures: Comparative Studies between Australia and China

Overhead Projector

Dr Balasubramanyam Chandramohan, Department of Computing, Canterbury Christ Church University College, and Dr Malcolm Keech, UK

'Technology de jour'—Choosing and Using a Virtual Learning Environment: Blended Learning Practice in UK Higher Education

Data Projector

Room 7

Dr Mary Bucy, Instructor, Teacher Education, Western Oregon University, USA

Orientation in Online Courses: What the Students Tell Us

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Assoc. Prof. Peter Ingle, Westminster College, USA

The Learning Process and WebCT

Data Projector

Room 8

Diane Hui, Department of Education, Washington University in St Louis, USA

Managing Intersubjectivity in the Context of a Museum Learning Environment

Overhead Projector; TV/VCR

Thomas K. W. Tang, School of Education, Open University of Hong Kong

The Meaning of Learning and the Meaning of Teaching: Implications for Teacher Development

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 9

Assoc. Prof. Paul Chesterton, Co-ordinator, Academic Staff Development Unit, Australian Catholic University, Susi Steigler-Peters, Languages Unit, Professional Support & Curriculum Directorate, Wendy K. Moran, and Maria Teresa PiccioliLecturers, Australian Catholic University

Critical Factors in the Development of Language Learning Pathways: Implications for Language Learning

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Dr Sue McGinty, Director of Research, School of Indigenous Australian Studies, James Cook University, Australia

Policy and Practice in the Valuing of Diversity: Teacher and Student Responses to the National Discourses of the War on Terror

Data Projector

 

 

 

Room 11

Dr Anthony Paré, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University, Canada

Genre and Membership: Enculturation through Textual Practice

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Cameron Kiosoglous, Career Development Manager, International Internship Programs, USA

The World Is Our Classroom: The Media's Influence on Lifelong Learning. A Global Perspective.

Data Projector

Room 12

Prof. Ansie Lessing Department of Educational Studies, University of South Africa and Mariaan Odendaal South Africa

The Influence of Paired Reading on the Relationship between the Parent and the Learner with Reading Disabilities

Overhead Projector

Dr George Drops, Associate Professor, School of Business and Information Management, National University, USA

Using Technology to Increase Student-Teacher Interaction

Data Projector

 

2:00-3:00 Workshops (60 min sessions) 13C

Room 13

Dr Frank Aquila, Professor, College of Education, Cleveland State University, Dr Ronald Moss, Program Manager, Cleveland Alternative Program, Cleveland Municipal School District and Wayne Carter, District Superintendent, Cleveland Municipal School District USA

A Multi-System Approach to Education At-Risk Urban Youth: A Three-Year Study

Overhead Projector; TV/VCR

Room 14

Dr Jill McClay, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta and Peter Weeks, Teacher, Clearview School Division, Canada

Collabrative Writing in a Multiliteracy Classroom: "It taught me to think in the third person while writing in the first person."

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 15

Stephanie Springgay, Curriculum Studies, The University of British Columbia, Canada

A/R/Tography as a Living Practice: Re-imaging Visual Encounters of Space, Language, and Knowledge

Data Projector

 

 

 

Thursday 17 July - GROUP 14

 

3:10-4:15

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 14 - Papers & Workshops

 

3:10-3:40 Papers (30 min sessions) 14A

3:45-4:15 Papers (30 min sessions) 14B

Room 1

Assoc. Prof. Chris Forlin, School of Education, Edith Cowan University, Australia

Preservice Teacher Education: Involvement of Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Overhead Projector

Dr Agnes Tiwari, Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The Association of Critical Thinking and Problem Solving in Chinese Nursing Students

Overhead Projector

Room 2

Rob Oliver, Institute of Education, London, Netherlands

Project-ing Knowledge: Children's Research-based Writing and Intertexuality

Overhead Projector

Vivienne Decleva, Human Services Education, CAE Australia

Teaching in the Workplace: The Teacher’s Role in the Workplace Setting

Overhead Projector

Room 3

Dr Cynthia R. Smith, Assistant Professor of Literacy, University of North Carolina, USA

Building a Research Partnership: Concentric Circles of Conversation

Overhead Projector

Alison Dobrick, Department of Teacher Education, College of Education, Florida Atlantic University, USA

Around the World in 180 Days: An Effective, Weekly Program for Enhancing Multicultural Social Studies Content in the Elementary Classroom

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Kathy Brock Enger, Social Science Librarian, North Dakota State University USA

Transformational Leadership in a Time of Change

Dr John Holmes, Lecturer in TESOL, School of Education, University of Leeds and Goodith White, Lecturer, School of Education, University of Leeds UK

Small Languages Fight Back: The Consequences for Learning and Teaching Languages

Overhead Projector; TV/VCR

Room 5

Dr Kay Losey, Associate Professor, Program in Writing and Rhetoric, and Dr Hermann Kurthen, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, State University of New York, USA

Dispelling Myths: Facts for Developing an Appropriate Language Education Policy in Immigrant Nations

Overhead Projector

Cynthia Boyle, University of Newcastle, Australia

Drawing is a Form of Seeing, What is the Relationship between the Final Product and the Act of Drawing?: Issues for Teaching and Learning to draw

Slide Projector

Room 6

Barbara Craig, Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Adult Literacy and the Internet: What Motivates Adult Learners to Improve their Literacy Skills in this Digital World: Report on a Project Providing Online Training and one-on-one Tutoring in the home in Low-income Multi-cultural Communities

Data Projector

Dr Katherine B. Payant, Professor of English, Department of English, Northern Michigan University, USA

The Promise and Pitfalls of High Tech Learning at Northern Michigan University: Every Student with a Laptop

Data Projector

Room 7

Jean Mollett, Senior Tutor, Science Faculty, and Jenny Hadingham, Academic Development Training Co-ordinator — Center for University Learning, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Challenges facing a Senior Tutor to Encourage Deep Learning in the Dynamic Environment of Higher Education

Data Projector

Philip Craig, Project Officer, Office of the Dean, Faculty of Education, Language and Community Services, RMIT University, Australia

University in Transition: Managing the Transition from Traditional Model to Market Model—An Administrative Perspective

Data Projector

Room 8

J. Wesley Null, Assistant Professor, School of Education, Baylor University, USA

Bagley, Dewey, and the Founding of Essentialism: A Momentous March in American Educational History

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Diane Christensen, Lecturer, and Colleen Brown, Senior Lecturer School of Communication Studies, Manukau Institute of Technology, New Zealand

Making Pathways that Count for Secondary Students

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 9

David E. M. Bucy, Oregon State University, USA

Schema Sensitivity and the Environmental Context: A Strategy for Effective Communication

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Dr Ramlee Mustapha, Lecturer, and Roslee Ahmad,  Faculty of Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Learning in the Workplace: Employees Perception on Their Self and Professional Development

Data Projector

 

 

 

Room 11

Eleni Karantzola

Assistant Professor, Linguist, Department for Mediterranean Studies, University of Aegean, Greece

Literacy Practises in the Workplace

Eleni Karantzola, Assistant Professor, Linguist, Department for Mediterranean Studies, University of Aegean, Greece, and Vangelis Intzidis, Educational Linguist,  General Secretariat for Adult Education, Greece

e-state Citizenship: Aspects of Learning

 

3:10-4:10 Workshops (60 min sessions) 14C

Room 12

Dr Linda Mason, Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign USA

Self-regulating Students' Strategies for Reading: Effects on 5th-grade Students' Expository Text Comprehension

Overhead Projector

Room 13

Dr Helen Langford, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Nipissing University, Susan Stuart, and Cherylynne Gore, Canada

Accommodation, Change and Growth: Implementing Computer Technology into Existing Courses at a Faculty of Education

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 14

Maree Matthews, Director of Early Learning, Methodist Ladies College, Australia

Researching the Reggio Emilian Approach in the Australian Early Childhood context: The role of the Pedagogista—An Enquiry into Early Childhood Teachers' practice

Data Projector

Room 15

William Wetere, Business Manager, Te Wananga O Aotearoa, New Zealand

Your Lifes Work, Mahi Ora, a New Phenomenon in Adult Distance Education for New Zealand

Data Projector, TV/VCR

 

 

 

 

AFTERNOON TEA (Afternoon Tea will be offered for 45 minutes from 3:40-4:25)

 


Thursday 17 July - GROUP 15

 

4:25-5:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 15 - Papers & Workshops

 

4:25-4:55 Papers (30 min sessions) 15A

5:00-5:30 Papers (30 min sessions) 15B

Room 1

Duckhee Shin, Assistant Professor, The Department of English, Millersville University, USA

Language and identity in Chang-Rae Lee's Native Speaker

Dr Charles E. Bressler, Professor of English, Houghton College, USA

Creating Meaning through Education in a Postmodern World: Spirituality Matters

Room 2

Sa’adah Bt. Masrukin, Teacher In Chemistry, and Siow Heng Loke ‑ Faculty of Education, University Malaya, Malaysia

A Cognitive Pathway In Learning Chemistry: A Case Study Of The Conceptual Change Among Malaysian Students In Electrochemistry

Overhead Projector

Prof. BetsAnn Smith, Department of Educational Administration, Michigan State University, USA

School and After-School: Dependent or Independent?

Overhead Projector

Room 3

Rick Gay, Department of Education, Davidson College, USA

The Robey Investigation

Overhead Projector

Bronwyn James, Lecturer, Learning Development Student Services, University of Wollongong, Australia

Engaging With The Personal: Theories of Writing meet Theories of the Body

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Dr Neville J. Schofield, Senior Lecturer, School of Education, University of Newcastle, Australia

Reflectivity and Self-direction in an On-line Learning Environment

Overhead Projector Data Projector

Kathy Durkin, Lecturer in Research Methodology and Study Skills, Bournemouth University, UK

The Critical Learning Journey of Chinese Post Graduate Students in the U.K: Adapting to Western Norms of Academic Argumentation and Debate

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Michelle Trim, Humanities Dept, Michigan Technological University, USA

Instructions not included

Overhead Projector

Dr Jingzi Huang, Assistant Professor, Dr Bruce Normandia, Assistant Professor, and Sandra Greer, Department of Currriculum and Instruction, Monmouth University, NJ, USA

Talking Math: Integrating Communication and Content Learning through Knowledge Framework: A Case Study of a Secondary Mathematics Classroom

Overhead Projector

Room 6

Dr Paul L Ayres, Lecturer, School of Education, John McCormick and Bernice Beechey — University of New South Wales, Australia

Curriculum Reform In New South Wales, Australia: A Comparison Of Mathematics Teachers’ Views With Other Subject Areas

Overhead Projector

Jill Murray, University of New South Wales, Australia

Assessing The Language Proficiency Of Overseas Trained Teachers: Linguistic, Social And Ethical Concerns

Overhead Projector; Tape Recorder

 

Room 7

Curtise K.C. Ng, Project Assistant, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences and Janice McKayThe Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Peer Tutoring as a Student-centred Learning Strategy for a Health Care Program

Data Projector

Dr Jung-Hua Yeh, Assistant Research Fellow, Science Education Department, National Museum of Natural Science, Taiwan

How Group Structures Affect the Tasks in Science Learning: A Case Study about the Influence of Natural Science Museum Visiting to 7th Grade Science Learning Groups

Overhead Projector

Room 8

John R. Godfrey, School of Education, Edith Cowan University, Australia

Early Literacy Skills of Australian Indigenous Children as Measured by the Performance Indicators in Primary Schools (PIPS) Instrument: Measurement of the Early Literacy Skills of Australian Indigenous Children

Overhead Projector

Dr John Martino, Lecturer, School of Education, Victoria University, Australia

Schooling and Political Form: New Learning and the Quest for Social Discipline

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 9

Suzanne de Long, Technical Services Librarian, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA

The Supremacy of the Book

Data Projector

Dr Pat Smith, Senior Lecturer, School of Education, University of Ballarat, Australia

Critical Pedagogy and Situated Practice

 

 

 

 

4:25-5:25 Workshops (60 min sessions) 15C

Room 11

Magda Stroinska, Professor of German and Linguistics, and Vikki CecchettoDepartment of Modern Languages and Linguistics, McMaster University, Canada

International Classroom Dynamics: The Impact of the Multicultural Academic Community

Overhead Projector,

Room 12

Dr Tim Walsh, Assistant Professor of Practice, Language and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, USA

Art, Identity, and Teaching Second Language Literacy

Overhead Projector

Room 13

Marion Drew, Fearless Explorer of the Ear, University of Witwatersrand and Kathleen Wemmer, Clinical Educator Wits Multiliteracies Project, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Hands-on Ears: Learning about Hearing through Seeing and Moving

Overhead Projector; Data Projector; TV/VCR

Room 14

 Dr Elizabeth Wood, Associate Professor, Integrated Studies in Education, Chadwick Barnes, Andrea Galway, Joshua Novis, Aynsley O'Carroll, Alelia Parenteau, Jennifer Sweer, and Kaya Taché-Green, Undergraduate studentsMcGill University, Canada

Reclaiming Education: A Performance/Paper in Multiple Voices

Data Projector

Room 15

Dr Irene Papoulis, Lecturer, Allan K. Smith Center for Writing, Trinity College, Robert Stannard, and

Dr Beverly Wall, Associate Professor and Director, Allan K. Smith Center for Writing, Trinity College, USA

Reflective Teaching: How Informal Writing Can Foster Community and Democratic Dialogue

 

 

 

Thursday 17 July - GROUP 16

 

5:35-6:05

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 16 - Papers only (30min sessions)

Room 1

Tsuneiko Nawano, Lecturer, Department of Business, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Cross-Cultural Communication experiences and perceptions of Australian students living in Japan. The Japanese Communicative Style: Contexts, Embedded Stereotypes and Transition

Overhead Projector

Room 2

Olga Lidia Miranda Hernandez, Researcher, Institute de Philosophy, Cuba

An Ideological Philosophical Profile of Education Today

Room 3

Marianne Grey, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Designing Subversive Images on the Margins

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Prof. Jin K. Gong, Dean, College of Graduate Education and Research, Towson University, USA

Postgraduate Learning in the United States

Room 5

Dr Granger Macy, Associate Professor of Management, and Cornelia Rea, Ithaca College, USA

Stimulating Issue Conflict to Support Engaged Student Learning

Overhead Projector

Room 6

Lin Enger, Associate Professor, English Department Minnesota State University, Moorhead, USA

What I'm Learning as I Read, and What I Hope My Students Are Learning Too

Room 7

Dr William Pelech, Assistant Professor, and Dorothy Badry, Assistant Professor — Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary Canada

Access BSW Learning Circle: A Revolutionary Approach to Social Work Education in Rural, Remote, and Aboriginal Communities

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 8

Debra Tyler, Researcher, and Helen Stokes, Researcher — Youth Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia

Engaging Early School Leavers in Alternative Educational Settings

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 9

Jonathan Weisbart, Malabar Street Elementary, Los Angeles Unified School District, USA

How an Arts Education Can Aid in the Cognitive and Emotional Development of a Child

 

 

Room 11

Dr Craig Smith, Chair and Professor, John H. Lounsbury School of Education, and Dr W. Bee Crews, Professor of Special Education, Graduate Programs Coordinator — Georgia College & State University, USA

The Efficacy of a Field-based Undergraduate Teacher Training Model

Overhead Projector

Room 12

Mario Colnar, Power Engineering Department, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture Croatia

Interactive Teaching of Energy Management

Overhead Projector

Room 13

Prof. Zola Vakalisa, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Education, University of South Africa

The Core business of Initial Formal Education: A Reflexive Analysis of the Function of School and University

Data Projector

Room 14

Dr Sally Robison, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, Dr Eileen N. Ariza, Assistant Professor of TESOL, Dr Susanne Lapp, Associate Professor of Reading and Language ArtsDepartment of Teacher Education, Florida Atlantic University, and Prof. Catherine Matsuno, USA

Research on Teaching with Technology

Overhead Projector

Room 15

Assoc. Prof. Douglas B. Luckie, Associate Professor of Physiology, Lyman Briggs School, Michigan State University, USA

C-Tools: Concept- Connector Tools for Online Learning in Science

Data Projector

 

 

 

 


Learning Conference

 

DAY 4: FRIDAY 18th JULY

 

8:00-8:30

REGISTRATION

 

8:30-10:00

 

PLENARY SESSION FOUR

Š Prof. Kris Gutierrez, Graduate School of Education, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.

Š Prof. Brian Street, Kings College, University of London, UK.

Š Dr Roz Ivanic, Lancaster University, UK

 

 

 

 

 

MORNING TEA (Morning Tea will be offered for 30 minutes from 10:00-10:30)

 

Friday 18 July - GROUP 17

 

10:30-11:35

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 17 - Papers & Workshops

 

10:30-11:00 Papers (30 min sessions) 17A

11:05-11:35 Papers (30 min sessions) 17B

Room 1

Tim Shortis, Research Fellow, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

Teenager Orthography: Systematic Innovation and Deviation in the Language of Teenagers' SMS Text Messaging and Internet Chat

Kan Kan Chan, Faculty of Education, University of Macau. China

A Review of Portfolio Assessment in Teacher Education

 

Room 2

Dr Maria Nikolakaki, Greece,

Citizenship Education in Greek Primary Schools: A Difficult Road to a Distant Place

Overhead Projector

Dr Katherine C. Wieseman, Assistant Professor Teacher Education Program, and Dr Terri L. Wenzlaff, Associate Vice President for Academic AffairsWestern State College of Colorado, USA

Mandated Standards-Based Electronic Portfolio Assessment for Measuring of Preservice Teacher Quality

Overhead Projector

Room 3

Daryl Evans, Head, Department of Adult Literacy & Work Education, Victoria University Melbourne, Australia

Museum Influences on Classroom Practices in Adult Literacy

Overhead Projector

Dr Carroll R. Tyminski, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Education, Elizabethtown College, USA

An Alternative Approach to Preventing Student Alienation and School Violence through Teacher Education Curricula: Using Service-Learning to Promote a Sense of Belonging that Embraces Human Diversity

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Dennis McDougall, Associate Professor of Special Education, Department of Special Education

University of Hawai'i, and Claude Goldenberg, California State University, USA

Looking Inside the Black Box of School Improvement

OHP

Colleen Brown, Senior Lecturer, and Diane Christensen, Lecturer — School of Communication Studies, Manukau Institute of Technology, New Zealand

Have We Got a course for You!: Meeting the Learning Needs of Industry in a Contestable Global Environment

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 5

Cecilia Silva, Lecturer, High Education Research Center, Tohoku University Japan

Cultural Construction of Meaning: The Metaphor “Meaning Design” in Foreign Language Learning

Data Projector Overhead Projector

Dr Elizabeth Wood, Associate Professor, Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University, Canada

The Power of Multiple Voices: The Story Behind Reclaiming Education

Data Projector

Room 6

Dr Daniel Bernardi, Asst. Professor, Department of Media Arts, University of Arizona, USA

Media Literacy Via Distance Learning: Comparative Analysis of a Research University Program

Data Projector

Peter White, Assistant Professor, Department of Optometry & Radiography, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Janice McKay, Hong Kong

Case-based Learning Introduced into an Allied Health Programme

Data Projector

Room 7

Dr Lefkothea Kartasidou, Senior Lecturer, Department of Education and Social Policy, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, and Anna Sampsonidis, Greece

Educational Implementations for the Promotion of a Global Culture in an Inclusive Society

Data Projector

Muhammad Noman Saeed, Demonstrator, Computer Engineering Department, Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan

IVC, A Technological Revolution in Distance Learning

Data Projector

Room 8

Loretta M. W. Ho, Research Project Coordinator, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Thomas K. W. Tang, School of Education, Open University of Hong Kong, and Dr Carol KK Chan

Building a Community of Learners on Individual Differences: A social constructivist approach

Data Projector

Dr Dale E. Thompson, Assistant Professor, Buddy Lyle, Dr Cecelia Thompson, and Dr Betsy Orr Graduate Education, University of Arkansas, USA

Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Teacher Preparation Program

Data Projector

Room 9

Dr Sebi Lekalakala-Mokgele, Senior Lecturer in Nursing, University of the Free State, South Africa

A Model for Facilitation in Nursing Education: Model Development

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Rohaida Mohd. Saat, Lecturer, Department of Mathematics and Science Education, and Prof. Kamariah Abu Bakar, Faculty of Education — Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

An Exploratory Investigation of Children Learning Science in a Web-Based Learning Environment

Data Projector

 

Camilla Couch, PhD Student/Outreach Coordinator, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Australia

Promising Futures: Families, Equity and Vocational Education in Senior Schooling

 

Anatoliy Medvedev, South Africa

Methods of Implementation and Adaptation of Modern Technologies in Elementary Education in Young Independent Republic

 

Room 11

Robert Maungedzo, Teacher, Language, Literacy and Communication, Lamula Jubilee High School, South Africa

Your World is My World: From being Burrowers in Soweto Classrooms to Building Bridges with Global Youth Communities

 

Tshidi Mamabolo, Teacher, Foundation Phase/Early Years, Olifantsvlei Primary Farm School, South Africa

The Seeds of Literacy: Sustaining Early Childhood Literacy in a Marginalised South African Community

 

Room 12

Dr Andrew Harvey, Executive Officer, Australian Council of Deans of Education

Voice Among Many: Achieving Influence as an Educational Lobby Group

 

Marina Stefania Giannakaki, Research Officer, National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy, Bedford Group for Lifecourse and Statistical Studies, Institute of Education, University of London, United Kingdom

An Examination of the Link between School Management and Curriculum Innovation: A Comparative Study of Public and Private Primary Schools in Greece

 

 

10:30-11:35 Workshops (60 min sessions) 17C

Room 13

Dr Sharon Kossack, College of Education, Florida International University, Dr Eric Dwyer, Dr Hilary Landorf, and Dr Luis Martinez-Perez, USA

Scaffolding Expository Writing: Text Patterns to Text Skeletons

Overhead Projector

Room 14

Dr Glenda Raison, Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Language Studies and Social Work, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

More Than Reading

Overhead Projector

Room 15

Dr Victoria Mc Gahey, Teacher, The Pittwater House Schools, University of Western Sydney Australia

Establishing Community Morality in Schools: Sensing the Spirit in School Leadership.

Overhead Projector

 

 

 

Friday 18 July - GROUP 18

 

11:40-12:45

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 18 - Papers & Workshops

 

11:40-12:10 Papers (30 min sessions) 18A

12:15-12:45 Papers (30 min sessions) 18B

Room 1

Dr Hal McDonald, Associate Professor, Department of English, Mars Hill College, USA

Decoding the Trivium: Information Theory, Entropy, and the Classical Model of Education

Dr Jingzi Huang, Assistant Professor, Monmouth University, NJ, USA, and Dr Glenn Morgan, USA

Integration of Language and Content in Elementary World Language Classrooms? Teachers' Backgrounds, Beliefs, and Classroom Practices

Overhead Projector

Room 2

 Dr Loshini Naidoo, Lecturer in Education, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Going Against the Grain: Schools and the Perpetuation of Gender Divisions and Inequalities in Australian Society

Overhead Projector

 Dr Perry Rettig, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, USA

School Reform Through Natural Leadership

Overhead Projector

Room 3

Dr Adrienne D. Dixson, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction, North Carolina State University, USA

"Because I Can "African American Women Teachers and Multicultural Education

Overhead Projector

Dr Faye S. McIntyre, Associate Professor, State University of West Georgia, and

Dr James E. McIntyre, USA

A Study of Business Education Research Outlets

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Dr Jay S. Blanchard, Professor, College of Education, Arizona State University, USA

The Effect of Reducing Attention Demands on Standardized Reading Test Performance

Overhead Projector

Dr Paul De Sena, Professor Coordinator of Counsellor Education, Loyola Marymount University, USA

Do School Counsellors Make a Difference in Student Academic Achievement: Empirical Evidence of What Works and What Doesn't Work

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Dr Dayou Li, Senior Lecturer, Department of Computing and Information Systems, Faculty of Creative Arts and Technologies, University of Luton, UK

Structure of an Internet-based CAL System

Overhead Projector

Dr Mike Cole, Senior Lecturer in Education, University of Brighton, UK

The Global and the Local: a Marxist Critique of Postmodernism/Poststructuralism in Educational Theory

Room 6

Dr Koji Yamashita, Communications Research Laboratory, Japan

Trial of Public Opinion Channel with Children in Camping Environment

Data Projector

Dr Joseph H. Gaines, Professor of Education, Education Department, Childhood Education Program, Boricua College, USA

Teacher Education in Search of Reason: If Not Now, When?

Room 7

Yau Che Ming, Lecturer D& T, Science & Technology Education Academic Group, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Student Motivation in Learning Electronics in Design and Technology: Singapore Schools

Overhead Projector; Data Projector, TV/VCR

Dr Raymond F. Morgan, Professor, Educational Curriculum and Instruction, Old Dominion University, USA

Conation and Social Environment in Literacy Development

Data Projector

Room 8

Helen Liedel, Associate Lecturer, and Assoc. Prof. Francis Crawford, Associate Lecturer — Social Work & Social Policy Curtin University, Australia

A2000 km Road Trip From Perth to Kalgoorlie Via Esperance And Back: Addressing Regional Disadvantage in Education

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Loretta M. W. Ho, Research Project Coordinator, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, and Dr Kan Kan Chan, Faculty of Education, University of Macau, China

Fostering Students' Performance, Metacognition and Beliefs in Chinese Literacy Development through Cognitive Strategy Instruction: A Constructivist Approach

Data Projector

Room 9

Philip L. Gunter, Dean, College of Education, Valdosta State University, USA

Efficacy of Self-Evaluation Formative Assessment Measures for Students with Behavioral Disorders Empirical Investigations

Data Projector

Dr Ed Vos, Associate Professor, Department of Finance, University of Waikato, New Zealand

Design Web

Data Projector

 

 

 

Room 11

Qiuyan Fan, Australia

Closing the City-bush Digital Divide: Australian Experiences

 

Dr Faiza Derbel,

Two Minds, Four Hands: Ownership of Technology through Collaborative Processes

 

Room 12

Edzan N.Nasir, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Smart Instruction and Learning

Data Projector

Jan Grajczonek, Lecturer, School of Religious Education, Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, Australia

Priests Preach, Teachers Teach: Biblical Literacy in the Religion Classroom

Data Projector

 

11:40-12:40 Workshops (60 min sessions) 18C

Room 13

Eric Pagliarella, RMIT University, Australia

Harnessing the Forces of Nature: An Interactive Teaching and Learning Medium to Enhance Learning

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 14

Dr Rosemary Suliman, Lecturer, Arabic & Education, School of Languages & Linguistics, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Children of Migrant Families in Australia: Language Proficiency and School Achievement

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 15

Toni Castellon, Lecturer in English, Dr Susan Baker, Assistant Professor, and Debra Wylie, Coordinator Public Service and OutreachIllinois State University, USA

Elements of Visual Design for Teaching Writing

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

 

 

 

 

LUNCH (Lunch will be offered for 90 minutes from 12:30-2:00)

 


Friday 18 July - GROUP 19

 

1:00-2:05

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 19 - Papers & Workshops

 

1:00-1:30 Papers (30 min sessions) 19A

1:35-2:05 Papers (30 min sessions) 19B

Room 1

Dr Bronwyn T. Williams, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Louisville, USA

Literacy, Popular Culture, and the Middle School Classroom

Penelope Niven, Junior Lecturer in Linguistics, Rhodes University, South Africa

An Investigation into the Early Reading Practices of Xhosa Home-language students at a South African University: Reading for a Degree?

Room 2

Stella Coram, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia

Indigenous Identity Formations, Difference, Literacy and Learning: The Subjective Perspective of a Diasporic Maori Living in Australia

Overhead Projector

Dr Angela Ward, Professor, Department of Curriculum Studies, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Opportunities to Learn: A Case Study of Adult Literacy in a Canadian Prairie Town

Room 3

Dr Robert Petrausch, Assistant Professor, Mass Communication Department, Iona College, USA

Linking the Classroom to the Workplace: Homework to Realwork

Overhead Projector

Julie Gerstman, Lecturer, School of Business, Economics Discipline, and Judy Rex, Lecturer in Marketing, School of Business — Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Understanding Group Learning Processes Using Mixed and Non-mixed Groups in Tertiary Business Classes

OHP; Whiteboard

Room 4

Assoc Prof. Dr Sufean Hussin, Lecturer, Dept of Educational Management, Planning and Policy, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya

Salzburg Seminar, Austria, Malaysia: Educational Innovations in Secondary Schools in Malaysia

 

Mitchell Parkes, Lecturer in Information Technology Education, and Genevieve NoonUniversity of New England, Australia

Learning and Desire: Exploring Relations within Face-to-Face and Computer Mediated Learning Environments. Are they Really that Different?

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Dr Mary Brydon-Miller, Assistant Professor, Division of Education Studies, University of Cincinnati, USA

Action Research and the Challenges of Urban Education

Slide projector

Dr Claire B. Gallagher, Assistant Professor, School of Education, Georgian Court College, USA

"Our Town" Project: Teaching Urban At-risk Children through Visual and Spatial Literacy in the Built Environment

Slide Projector

Room 6

Dr Jim Smith, Associate Professor, Lyman Briggs School, Michigan State University, USA

HHMI/LON-CAPA: 'Anatomy and Physiology' of Online Learning Guides for Introductory Biology

Data Projector

Fenia Frangoulidou, Faculty of Philosophy and Education, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Internet and Teens’ Identity Formation: A Pilot Research in a Greek Secondary School Class

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Room 7

Laura Bregu Hougaz, Senior Lecturer, School of Business, Swinburne University of Technology, and Assoc. Prof. Val Clulow, Australia

Online Learning in the Languages Curriculum

Overhead Projector; TV/VCR

Gerald A. Shortland-Webb, Senior Lecturer, School of Management, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

Education and Training in the Hospitality Industry: Re-defining Boundaries.

Data Projector; TV/VCR

Room 8

Alexandra Castro Nunes, Doctoral Researcher, Departamento de Didáctica e Tecnologia Educativa, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Using Portfolios in the Foreign Language Classroom: Fostering Learner's Reflection and Autonomy

Data Projector

Megan Revitt, Lecturer, School of Management, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

Workplace Learning and Social Capital

Data Projector

Room 9

Dr Mohsen Madi, Assistant Professor, Dept of Computer & Info Science, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA, and Dr Ahmed Guessoum

Teaching Computer Science in North America and in the Gulf Countries: The Widening Gap

Data Projector

Dr Diane Mayer, Director of Teacher Education, School of Education, The University of Queensland, Australia

Ensuring Teacher Quality

Data Projector

 

 

 

Room 11

Dr Faiza Derbel,

Two Minds, Four Hands: Ownership of Technology through Collaborative Processes

 

Qiuyan Fan, Australia

Closing the City-bush Digital Divide: Australian Experiences

 

 

1:00-2:00 Workshops (60 min sessions) 19C

Room 12

Michele Knight, Senior Lecturer, and Mana Cracknell, Adult Education Group — Massey University, New Zealand

Learning Past the Box. What Learning Means for Indigenous Peoples

Overhead Projector; Data Projector; TV/VCR

Room 13

Dr Cynthia Lewis, Associate Professor, Language, Literacy, and Culture Program, University of Iowa, and Dr Elizabeth Birr Moje, Associate Professor of Educational Studies, University of Michigan, USA

Socio-cultural Perspectives meet Critical Theories: Producing Knowledge through Multiple Frameworks

Overhead Projector

Room 14

Stella Lee, Web Designer, Center for Instructional Technology, Duke University, USA

User Centered Design: A Case Study at Duke University

Data Projector

Room 15

Leslee Shell, Science Librarian, Arizona State University, USA

The Aftermath: Recent Restrictions on Information

Data Projector

 

 

 

Friday 18 July - GROUP 20

 

2:10-3:15

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 20 - Papers & Workshops

 

2:10-2:40 Papers (30 min sessions) 20A

2:45-3:15 Papers (30 min sessions) 20B

Room 1

Dr Wendy B Sharer, Assistant Professor, Department of English, East Carolina University, USA

Writing and Reading for Nationalism: Military Literacy Campaigns in WWI

Madge Karecki, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Theology and Biblical Religions, University of South Africa

An Empty throne: New Opportunities for Reconsidering the Role of Theology in Higher Education

Room 2

Dr Iona Wesso, Senior Lecturer, Department of Medical Biosciences, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Developing Competency in Comprehending Scientific Text

Deborah V. Dolan, Assistant Professor, and Georgina Martorella, Assistant Professor — Axinn Library, Hofstra University, USA

Discipline-based Information Literacy and the Lifelong Learner

Room 3

Dr Polly Ashelman, Associate Professor, College of Education, and Dr Arlene Martin, Associate Professor, Dept. of Early Childhood and Family StudiesKean University of New Jersey USA

Constructivist Model for Supporting Understanding of Diversity Issues through Online Learning

Dr Deirdre Bird, Professor of Marketing, Department of Marketing, Providence College, USA

Preparing Business Students for Globalisation: A Comparative Study

Data Projector

Room 4

Dr Kwan Hok Yuen, Teaching Consultant, and

Dr Agnes Tiwari, Assistant Professor — Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Peer Tutoring as a Means of Enhancing Nursing Students’ Professional Development

Overhead Projector

Dr Florence L. Nelson, Executive Director, NJ Professional Development Center for Early Care and Education, Kean University, USA

Linking Workplace Trainers and College Faculty to Create Learning Pathways for Early Childhood Teachers

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Florence Fong Meng Soi, Senior Project Officer, and Helen Lau Wing LoAsia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies (APIAS), Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Service Learning through Working with South Asian Children in Hong Kong

Overhead Projector; TV/VCR

David Andrew, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Making Sure it doesn't Add Up—Artists and Learners as Multimodal Agents in South African and Swiss Classrooms

Overhead Projector; TV/VCR Slide Projector

Room 6

Sally Leavold, Head of Department, Access and Preparatory Studies Department, RMIT University, Australia

Youth Re-Engaging with Learning

Overhead Projector

Dr Robin Wright Fromherz, Assistant Professor, School of Education, Willamette University, USA

Enhancing Teacher Perspectives: Technology in Elementary Schools

Data Projector Overhead Projector

Room 7

Dr Allan V. Kaufman, and Prof. Jordan KosbergSchool of Social Work, The University of Alabama, USA

Attracting Students Into Gerontological Social Work Careers

Data Projector

Dr Betty Marcoux, Assistant Professor, The Information School, University of Washington, USA

Identity and Cultural Understandings of the Professional in the School Library:

Data Projector

Room 8

Mike Lambert, Principal Lecturer, School of Education, University of Wolverhampton, UK

Evaluating the Impact of Out-of-School Programmes for Able and Gifted Pupils

Data Projector

Dr Gavin T. L. Brown, Senior Project Manager, School of Education, University of Auckland, New Zealand

National Teacher-Managed, Curriculum-Based Assessment System

Data Projector

Room 9

Assoc. Prof. Richard Braddock, Director International Relations, and Prof. John Loxton, Deputy Vice-ChancellorMacquarie University, Australia

The Impacts of Internationalisation on Teaching and Learning: Internationalisation of Higher Education

Data Projector

Dr Jeanne E. Whitney, Assoc. Professor, Department of History, Salisbury University, USA

Developing an Appreciation for Diverse Perspectives in our Future Educators

Data Projector

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:10-3:10 Workshops (60 min sessions) 20C

Room 12

Mania Ziridis Spentzou, New Generation School Private Greek School PK-grade 12, Greece

'A Practical Approach to Multiple Intelligences Theory: Its Implementation to an Elementary School.'

Data Projector

Room 13

Dr Choichiro Yatani, Associate Professor, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, State University of New York, USA

A Japanese Teacher in America

Overhead projector TV/VCR

Room 14

Dr Pam Miller, Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Canada

Technology Integration as a Transformation Catalyst & Tool

Data Projector; TV/VCR

Room 15

Dr Georgia Rhoades, Director of Writing Program, English Department, Appalachian State University, USA

Writing for All Teachers

 

 

 

 

AFTERNOON TEA (Afternoon Tea will be offered for 80 minutes from 3:10-4:30)

 

Friday 18 July - GROUP 21

 

3:20-4:25

PARALLEL SESSIONS - GROUP 21 - Papers & Workshops

 

3:20-3:50 Papers (30 min sessions) 21A

3:55-4:25 Papers (30 min sessions) 21B

Room 1

Dr Alma Jean Billingslea Brown, Associate Professor, Department of English, Spelman College, USA

Service Learning and Social Activism: SCLC's Citizenship Education Program and the U.S. Civil Rights Movement

Prof. Howard Davies, Professor in Economics, and Associate Dean in Business Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Problem-Based Learning at Three Levels: An Evaluation of Hong Kong Context

Room 2

Dr Angelique R. Arrington, Assistant Professor, Dr Teresa T. Field, Assistant Professor, Dr Mary Ellen Beatty-O'Ferrrall, and Dr Elaine Stotko, School of Professional Studies in Business and Education — Johns Hopkins University, USA

Blending Theory, Practice and Assessment in a Real-World Model of Teacher Education

Norisma Idris, Lecturer, Department of Artificial Intelligence, University of Malaya, Malaysia

ICT-LitPro: A community-based initiative on implementing a national curriculum on Information Communication Technologies Literacy

Room 3

David Philpott, Assistant Professor, and

Wayne NesbitFaculty of Education, Memorial University, Canada

Identifying Learner Diversity within a Context of Culture: Promoting Inclusive Practice in Canada's North

Overhead Projector

Dr Diane Casale-Giannola, Assistant Professor of Education, Rider University, USA

The Meaning of International Experiences for the Professional Development of Educators

Overhead Projector

Room 4

Dr Yasuko Claremont, Lecturer, School of European, Asian, Middle Eastern Languages and Studies, The University of Sydney, Australia

Teaching Japanese through the Medium of Literature—Drama, Poetry and Short Stories

Overhead Projector

Dr Julia O’Sullivan, Dean of Education, Centre of Excellence for Children and Adolescents with Special Needs, and Dr Juanita Epp, Professor, Chair, Undergraduate Studies in EducationLakehead University Canada

Early Literacy School Improvement: Research, Policy and Practice in Northern Canada

Overhead Projector

Room 5

Dr Paul Kauffman, Adjunct Associate Professor, Advisor, ATSIC, and Duncan Kauffman, University of Canberra, Australia

Knowledge Managers of Successful Firms: An Educational Model for Post-literate Societies

Overhead Projector

Prof. Deborah A. Verstegen, Curry School Of Education, University of Virginia, USA

Adequacy, Law and Policy: Critical Issues in Education

Room 6

Dr Lourdes Sánchez-López, Assistant Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Dr Jessica Ramos-Harthun, Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish, California Lutheran University, USA

Learning Culture through the Transnational Classroom

Overhead Projector; Data Projector; TV/VCR

Dr Gail Douglas Love, Assistant Professor, Department of Communications, California State University Fullerton, USA

Using the Power of Entertainment to Educate: Entertainment—Education Strategy in the Classroom

Data Projector; TV/VCR

Room 7

Dr Patricia Rogers, Professor, Department of Professional Studies Education, Bemidji State University, Minnesota, USA

Herding Snails on a Hot Skillet: E-Learning, Change and Higher Education

Data Projector

Dr Lois Christensen, Assistant Professor, and

Dr Patricia Wachholz, Chair, Division of Educational Studies — Florida Gulf Coast University, USA

Constructing Knowledge Together: Implications of Teacher Action-Research as a Professional Development Model

Data Projector

Room 8

Marion Drew, Fearless Explorer of the Ear, and Kathleen Wemmer, Clinical Educator Wits Multiliteracies ProjectUniversity of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Designing Think Trails: Using the Multiliteracies Pedagogy to Reshape Academic Knowledge into Clinical Competence

Overhead Projector; Data Projector

Dr Mariusz Kakolewicz, Technology of Education Dept., Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland

External Structures of Knowledge—The New Strategy and Technology of Learning

Data Projector

Room 9

Dr Barbara Hately-Broad, Senior Lecturer, School of Education & Professional Development, University of Huddersfield, UK

Problems and Good Practice in Education Provision for Adult Travellers: The Wakefield Kushti Project.

Data Projector

Dr Fabio Chacon, Instructional Technologist, and

Dr Al Valbuena, Executive Director, IT, Franciscan University/OLN, USA

Developing a Learning Object Generator (LOG) for Direct Support of Teaching and Learning

Data Projector

 

 

 

 

3:20-4:20 Workshops (60 min sessions) 21C

 

 

 

 

 

4:30-5:45

CLOSING SESSION

PANEL: Speakers to be advised

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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