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Archived events 2016

Professor Wayne Cristaudo
12:00pm to 1:00pm
May 13, 2016

Ideas and world-making: A philosophical historical anthropology for social thought

Research commons

Abstract: Ideas, institutions and peoples are not discrete substances or entities – we cannot identify a people apart from the institutions which modulate their activities and the appeals and venerations, the ideas, they have about themselves, their world,...

John Dahlsen
4:00pm to 6:00pm
May 04, 2016

Environmental art: Activism, aesthetics and transformation

IGCE symposium

Abstract: During a time when damage to the environment and economic choices by government continue to challenge the ideals of environmentalism, the work shown in this symposium reflects on the role of the environmental artist and art practice in the second decade of...

Dr Gregory Smith
12:00pm to 1:00pm
April 29, 2016

Mapping change: using a dynamic systems lens to understand (and anticipate) changes in education

Research commons

Abstract: The education landscape is a changing one where we as academics are challenged to both understand and anticipate the consequences of educational changes at all levels. These changes - whether they are effected by policy, department, school...

Professor Richard Midford
4:00pm to 6:00pm
April 20, 2016

Research Design - Choosing horses for courses

IGCE symposium

The nature of the subject matter determines what kind of research is valid or relevant (Pring 2010, p 6)
Abstract: The relationship between the question(s) a research project seeks to answer and the research design it employs are fundamental. If...

12:00pm to 1:00pm
April 15, 2016

Case-based learning for classroom ready teachers

Research commons

Addressing the theory practice disjunction through narrative pedagogy

Abstract: Classroom readiness and the attendant theory-practice disjunction remains a key concern of policy makers, stakeholders and graduate...

Research Commons
12:00pm to 1:00pm
April 01, 2016

Discourses of play: Teachers’ work and children’s play

Research commons

Australia’s Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), Belonging, Being and Becoming, promotes a play-based pedagogy and explains the contexts and ways in which teachers should facilitate, mediate and evaluate children’s play. In so doing, the EYLF constructs multiple...

Game Show
12:00pm to 1:00pm
March 18, 2016

Professional Experience Game Show

Research commons

You are invited this week to a special Research Commons.

Penny Principle (sic) will be presenting The Professional Experience Game Show.

This is a gamified online resource to help prepare students for their first practicum. The game has been developed by Amander...

A Research Commons
4:00pm to 6:00pm
March 09, 2016
Wakhid Nashruddin - PhD Candidate
11:30am to 12:30pm
March 04, 2016


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