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Archived events 2016

Stephen-Bolaji
4:00pm to 6:00pm
September 14, 2016

Is there a philosophical research method in Education?

IGCE symposium

Abstract:

In this modern world, human consciousness has been overwhelmed by the triumph of science and technology. Everywhere around, it is the language of science that is heard. A great dimension to this research has been the development of space...

4:00pm to 6:00pm
August 31, 2016

What we have been taught about Friendship and why it is almost certainly Wrong

IGCE symposium

Abstract

Aristotle distinguishes friendships of pleasure or utility from more valuable ‘character friendships’ in which the friend cares for the other qua person for the other’s own sake. Aristotle and some neo-Aristotelians require such friends to be fairly strictly...

Dr Kimai Tocker
12:30pm to 2:00pm
August 31, 2016

Preparing kura kaupapa Maori students to live as Maori in the world today

Special event

Abstract:

In Aotearoa New Zealand, kura kaupapap Maori provide a Maori language and Maori culture education at primary school level.

Narratives from graduates from the first established kura kaupapa Maori provide descriptions of their schooling experiences and...

Bea Staley
12:00pm to 1:00pm
August 26, 2016

Teaching Families to Play: Parent-Child Interaction and the Impact of Therapy for Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Intervention

Research commons

Abstract

This session presents the ‘in progress’ or ‘behind the scenes’ work that is being undertaken by the Early Intervention team at Carpentaria Disability Service (now known as Carpentaria Kids) in order to establish clinical protocols that will enable clinicians...

Dr Ni Putu Tirka Widanti
12:00pm to 1:00pm
August 05, 2016

The Bali Green School - The ecology of environmental and educational sustainability

Research commons

On August 5th, we welcome the President of the Bali Green School, Dr Ni Putu Tirka Widanti. The School of Education and the Green School have partnered to enable undergraduate students enrolled in CDU’s teacher education courses to complete their Professional...

4:00pm to 6:00pm
July 27, 2016

MEDI Showcase: Past MEDI students present their projects

IGCE symposium

The Masters of Education (International) MEDI is a coursework Masters degree that allows students to undertake self-directed work-related learning. Students in MEDI...

MEDI Ready students and staff
8:30am to 4:30pm
July 25, 2016 to July 29, 2016

Being MEDI Ready: An Academic Orientation Program Semester 2

Special event

Each semester the International Graduate Centre of Education staff host a week long Being MEDI Ready academic orientation program. This year the program will run from Monday 25th of July to Friday 29th of July. It's designed to give new and continuing...

Wakhid Nashruddin
12:00pm to 1:00pm
June 16, 2016

Confirmation Of Candidature Doctor Of Philosophy By Research

Special event

Abstract

The current era of globalisation and increased accountability is changing the ways in which universities all over the world “do business”. This includes processes which concern themselves with meeting international quality standards of higher...

Professor Lawrence Cram
12:00pm to 1:00pm
May 27, 2016

Academic performance and institutional resources: A cross-country analysis

Research commons

Abstract: Links between institutional academic performance and academic resources are of relevance for university managers, country officials and the public at large. This study aims to shed light on the issues using reliable data on research performance indicators as...

IGCE Symposium
4:00pm to 6:00pm
May 18, 2016

Academic Freedom: You and CDU

IGCE symposium

Abstract: As the higher education space continues to shift and neo-liberal agendas filter into an academic working life, academic freedom is potentially under threat. This presentation will put academic freedom in historical higher education contexts and...

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