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    • Going all the way : a life history account focusing on a teacher's engagement with studies of Asia. 

      Trevaskis, Doug (Shannon Research Press, 2006-03)
      What would prompt a primary school teacher in late career and from the Australian cultural mainstream to become interested in the societies and cultures of Asia and then to expand that interest into a personal and professional ...
    • A method for monitoring sub-trends in country-level mathematics achievement on TIMSS 

      Gregory, Kelvin David (Shannon Research Press, 2006-06)
      The Trends in International Mathematics and Science studies provide country-level data for tracking changes in student achievement over time. In this paper the author has developed a method for identifying and monitoring ...
    • Some rural examples of place-based education 

      Bartholomaeus, Pamela Anne (Shannon Research Press, 2006-09)
      There are important issues for rural communities in Australia in relation to the provision of education for their young people. This is particularly so in an era when successful completion of education is becoming increasingly ...
    • Heterotopia and its role in the lived experiences of resettlement. 

      Rossetto, Marietta Sandra (Shannon Research Press, 2006-09)
      Place, as a metaphor, can be experienced in different ways, existing or created. If created, space can be Foucault's 'placeless place', a utopia. A place that exists, however, can be a heterotopic space. A heterotopia is ...
    • Towards a spatial 'self-help' map for teaching living in a rural context 

      Halsey, R John (Shannon Research Press, 2006-09)
      For many teachers, an appointment to a rural school is their first experience of living and working in a context where they are highly visible and are likely to be known of and known about by far more people than they know ...
    • The SACE Review panel's final report : significant flaws in the analysis of statistical data. 

      Gregory, Kelvin David (Shannon Research Press, 2006-11)
      The South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) is a credential and formal qualification within the Australian Qualifications Framework. A recent review of the SACE outlined a number of recommendations for significant ...
    • A critique of the SACE Review panel's report on community views 

      Gregory, Kelvin David (Shannon Research Press, 2006-11)
      The South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), introduced in 1992-93, is a credential and formal qualification within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). SACE was recently subjected to a review that led ...
    • How should activity guidelines for young people be operationalised? 

      Olds, Tim; Ridley, Kate; Wake, Melissa; Hesketh, Kylie; Waters, Elizabeth; Patton, George; Williams, Joanne (BioMed Central, 2007-05-21)
      If guidelines regarding recommended activity levels for young people are to be meaningful and comparable, it should be clear how they are operationalised. It is usually open to interpretation whether young people are ...
    • Development of a compendium of energy expenditures for youth 

      Ridley, Kate; Ainsworth, Barbara; Olds, Tim (2008)
      Background This paper presents a Compendium of Energy Expenditures for use in scoring physical activity questionnaires and estimating energy expenditure levels in youth. Method/Results Modeled after the adult Compendium ...
    • Anecdotally speaking: using stories to generate organisational change 

      O'Toole, Kathleen Margaret (Paddy); Talbot, Steven; Fidock, Justin (2008)
    • Finding the rainbow: reflections upon recruiting openly gay men for qualitative research 

      Filiault, Shaun Michael; Drummond, Murray John (Common Ground Publishing, 2009)
      It has been suggested that greater attention needs be paid to the methods used when engaging in research with gay men, including enhanced focus on methods of recruitment. Pursuant to that argument, this manuscript reflects ...
    • 'Wellbeing' and the 'normal child' 

      Krieg, Susan (Curriculum Perspectives, 2009)
    • Following the leader: the social character of learning in the Australian Army 

      Talbot, Steven; O'Toole, Kathleen Margaret (Paddy) (Common Ground Publishing, 2009)
      The complex environments in which modern soldiers operate require high functioning individuals who are able to adapt and apply their knowledge, skills and experience in a variety of contexts. In order to adapt to challenges ...
    • KidsMatter Primary Evaluation Final Report 

      Slee, Phillip T; Lawson, Mike Joseph; Russell, Alan; Askell-Williams, Helen; Dix, Katherine Louise; Owens, Laurence David; Skrzypiec, Grace; Spears, Barbara (Flinders University, 2009-12)
      KidsMatter is an approach to the promotion of good mental health, the prevention of mental illness, and early intervention where problems arise. It requires a whole-of-school approach and has four key components – a positive ...
    • The professional knowledge that counts in Australian contemporary early childhood teacher education 

      Krieg, Susan (Symposium Journals, 2010)
      Australia is typical of many western countries where the provision of quality early childhood services has become a government priority. The government initiatives in Australia include repeated demands for 'well-qualified' ...
    • KidsMatter for students with a disability: evaluation report 

      Dix, Katherine Louise; Shearer, Jo; Slee, Phillip T; Butcher, Christel (Ministerial Advisory Committee: Students with Disabilities, Office of the Minister for Education, South Australian Government, 2010)
      The KidsMatter Primary Mental Health Initiative is a whole of school framework that focuses on mental health care, the prevention of mental health problems and responding appropriately to mental health issue as they arise. ...
    • Novice teachers' work: constructing 'different' children? 

      Krieg, Susan (Routledge, 2010-01-14)
      Developing a teacher identity is an ongoing and multifaceted process. In part, the process involves finding a voice amid the clamour of other, often contradictory, voices and complex conditions in which teachers find ...
    • Identity and knowledge work in a university tutorial 

      Krieg, Susan (Routledge, 2010-06-18)
      In the contemporary university the large classes associated with many core units mean that tutorials are often taken by many part-time sessional who are typically employed on a casual basis, paid an hourly rate and not ...
    • Web-based lecture technologies and learning and teaching: a study of change in four Australian universities 

      Gosper, Maree; McNeill, Margot; Phillips, Rob; Preston, Greg; Woo, Karen; Green, David John (Taylor and Francis, 2010-11)
      The uptake of web-based lecture technologies for recording and delivering live lectures has increased markedly in recent years. Students have responded positively, and for many their use has transformed learning - freeing ...
    • The Australian Early Years Learning Framework: learning what? 

      Krieg, Susan (Symposium Journals, 2011)
      Early childhood education and care have assumed importance in many government policy agendas. This attention is often accompanied by calls for greater accountability regarding the anticipated learning outcomes for young ...