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The School of Education hosts a wide range of seminars with presenters from both local and international institutions.

The seminars are open to all interested parties and cover topical issues in education and teaching as well as local research developments.

When:  4th Monday of the Month (dates below)
Where: SMaRTe Room 812, Level 8, School of Education, Nexus Building, 10 Pulteney Street, Adelaide
Time:   11am-12pm unless otherwise noted.

ALL WELCOME

Dates Presenter Title
27 March
1pm-2pm
Dr Linda Westphalen
Mr Jarrod Johnson
You scratch my back: Teacher-lecturer collaboration fostering in-service Professional Development.
Abstract & Biographies Here

24 April
Dr Julie Miller Research in the pipeline: Identifying the idioms most frequently used in English academic writing.
Abstract & Biography Here
Imtiaz Ali Bughio Data collection in Level 3 countries: a personal experience.
Abstract & Biography Here

22 May
Dr Julie Matthews The treasonable teacher in treacherous times.
Abstract & Biography Here
Alex Lovat Raising educational aspirations through the Children's University program. Abstract & Biography Here
26 June Claire Bloor Student Responses to the Australian History Curriculum.
Abstract & Biography Here
24 July No Seminar No Seminar



28 August

John Willison

MELT your students' thinking for fluid conversations.
Abstract and Biography Here

Anna Morozov Teaching in Australian Universities through the eyes of the USSR/ex-USSR academic migrants.
Abstract and Biography Here


25 September
Loretta Bowshall Practicum and Initial Teacher Education: Wicked Problems?
Abstract and Biography Here
Prof Faye McCallum

Early Career Teachers' Wellbeing: Influences on Transition and Retention
Abstract and Biography Here

23 October

Alison Jane Hunter

The MOG TREE System: an accelerated language learning system for postgraduate Engineering students.
Abstract and Biography Here

Dr Robert Matthews

Pauli and Jung - A Psychology of Science?
Abstract and Biography Here

The Transdisciplinary Measurement and Evaluation Research Group (TMERG) has its origins in the School of Education, and provides an avenue for discussion and research collaboration in the field of measurement and evaluation across a number of Schools and Disciplines.

Colleagues and postgraduate students (doctoral and master's) in your School/Research Centres are invited to a seminars and workshops.

Organiser: Assoc Professor Sivakumar Alagumalai sivakumar.alagumalai@adelaide.edu.au
TMERG website: http://omeka.ersa.edu.au/tmerg/

Date, Time: Registration Presenter Title
Thurs 30 March: 11am-12.30pm

Prof. Dr Thomas Irion, PhD.
University of Education SchwaebischGmeuend, Germany
Head of Institute of Educational Research
Head of Department of Primary Education
Head of the Research Centre for Media Education.

Concepts of Tablet Use inan Innovative Technology-rich Classroom in Germany. Collecting and Analysing Video Data to Analyse Digital Learning.
Abstract, Biography Here

Thurs 20 April: 10am-11am

Ms Nicolette Waschl
School of Psychology, UofA
The Dimensionality of the Advanced Raven's Progressive Matrices
Assoc. Prof. Indra Gunawan
Director of Project Management Program Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre (ECIC), UofA

A Complex System Approach to Analyse System Maintenance and Reliability


Abstract, Biographies Here

Frid 12 May: 10am-11am



Dr Catalin Tufanaru, M.D, MPH, MClinSci (EBHC), PdD,
Research Assoc. at Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Faculty of Health Sciences, UofA

Beyond hypothesis and significance testing in health research

Abstract, Biography Here

Frid 23 June: 10am-11am

Professor Dr.Javad Hosseinzadeh, M.D., PhD (University College London), PC-NM (University of Surrey, UK), Visiting Professor at Royal Adelaide Hospital, UofA. Professor in Department of Clinical Nutrition, School of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran.

Identifying and Gauging Constructs Associated with Well-Being and Optimal Nutrition

Abstract, Biography Here

Thurs 13 July: 10am-11am
706 MBA Suite
Level 7, Nexus 10 Building

Dr Steven Barrett, EdD, PhD,
School of Economics, UofA

Value added measures as an approach to identifying effective teachers.

Abstract, Biography Here

Frid 25 Aug: 11am-12pm

Dr Katherine Dix, BSc(Hons), BEd(Hons) Flinders, MPhil Adelaide, PhD Flinders.
Senior Research Fellow within the Educational Research and Monitoring division @ ACER

Dr Marc Kralj,  Educational Sales Consultant for South Australia. Marc has more than 30 years’ experience as teacher and educational leader working with the Department of Education and Child Development in SA with a focus on improving teacher understanding of the Australian Curriculum and the importance of assessments, data collection and implementation of strategies to increase student outcomes.

The trial and implementation of the PAT instrument in South Australian Schools

Abstract, Biographies Here

Frid 29 Sept: 10am-11am

  

Ms Hnin Nwe Nwe Tun
School of Education, UofA

Assoc Prof Sivakuma Alagumalai
School of Education, UofA

Differential Item Functioning: Implications for the utility of test/questionnaire.

Abstract & Biographies Here

Frid 20 Oct: 11am-12pm

Eventbrite - Transdisciplinary Measurement & Evaluation Research Group (TMERG) Seminar 9 2017

Ms Ninuk ARCPOH, UofA


Dr Rahul ARCPOH, UofA

Time Trend & Associated Behavioural Factors of Root Caries Among Australians-a Multi-level Growth Model


Exploring the link between disease diagnosis with morbidity and mortality. An example using dental caries (Cavities in teeth) diagnosis.

Abstracts & Biographies Here

Frid 24 Nov: 10am-11am

Mr Jerome Oko
School of Education, UofA

Assoc Prof Sivakuma Alagumalai
School of Education, UofA

 

Mixed-effects regression models – Beyond hierarchical linear modelling

 

Previous Seminars

  • 2016
    MELT Workshop:

    Would you like graduates of our programs to have developed deep understandings f subject matter and a research or problem solving mindset?
    Do you want to foreground critical thinking and use technology to support its development, not have technology drive the agenda?
    How can you help students to connect together the skills associated with problem solving, critical thinking, clinical reasoning and researching in ways that enable these sills to mutually reinforce across multiple semesters of a degree?

    Come to the MELT workshop on Models for Engaged Learning and Teaching for the collaborative development of some answers to these questions.

    Facilitator: Dr John Willison, University of Adelaide, National Senior Teaching Fellow.
    More details www.rsd.edu.au  or email john.willison@adelaide.edu.au

    The workshop is supported by the Department of Education and Training, Australian Government.

    TMERG Seminars and Workshops

    The Transdisciplinary Measurement and Evaluation Research Group (TMERG) has its origins in the School of Education, and provides an avenue for discussion and research collaboration in the field of measurement and evaluation across a number of Schools and Disciplines. Colleagues and postgraduate students (doctoral and master's) in your School/Research Centres are invited to a seminars and workshops.

    Organiser: Assoc Professor Sivakumar Alagumalai
    sivakumar.alagumalai@adelaide.edu.au

    TMERG website: http://omeka.ersa.edu.au/tmerg/

    HDR Research Day: Special Seminar

    KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Assoc. Professor Tracey Bretag
    Director of the Office of Academic Integrity of the University of South Australia
    Writing, recycling and relationships: The grey areas of academic integrity in postgraduate research
    Further Information (Abstract, Biography) & Registration

    RESEARCH SEMINARS

    The School of Education hosts a wide range of seminars with presenters from both local and international institutions.

    2016 Research Seminar Schedule
    Presenter

    Title

    PhD:
    Judith Thomas

    From Side-Path to key Theme in PhD Research: the Case of Dinka Literacy

    Academic:
    Micheal Colbung
    Establishing Reciprocal and Respectful Research Practices  when Working with Aboriginal Communities
    PhD:
    Anna Morozov
    Some Glimpses of International Academics' Supervision Experiences

    Academic:
    John Willison

    Masters Students' Impressions of the Research Skill Development Framework
    PhD:
    Alex Lovat
    The influence of Gender and Age on Undergraduate Academic Performance: A study on students entering a university on the basis of a VET qualification

    Guest Speaker:
    Mathew White
    St Peter's College

    Where is the Education in Positive Education?

    Visiting Researcher:
    Amy Cui
    The Dictionary needs of Intermediate level Business English Translators in China
    Academic:
    Linda Westphalan
    The Electric Shoebox

    PhD:
    Quentin Maire

    The Finest Coach is for the Best Player: Academic Success and Resourcing in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program in Australia

    Guest Speakers: 

    Maria Acaso
    Visiting Researcher, Hedley Reberger 

    Colour as a Tool for Innovative Learning Process: A Student and Staff Co-creation Research Project, Results

    PhD:
    Rachel Bleeze

    The place of inquiry processes and higher-order thinking skills in History education: A comparison of Singapore and Australia's curriculum for lower secondary years.

    Academic:
    Chad Habel:
    Kirsty Whitman & Jennifer Stokes

    Subsequent experiences of students via enabling pathways: Findings from research.
  • 2015
    2015 Research Seminar Schedule
    Presenter Title
    Visiting Speaker
    Assoc Prof
    Kuma Giri:
    Madras Institute of Development
    Studies, India
    Transforming the Subjective and the Objective: Transporitional Subject Objectivity
    PhD:
    Alison-Jane Hunter
    The Locus of Noise and Control in Classroom Discourse: Hierarchies of Meaning Makiing Between Actants and Participants.
    Academic:
    John Wilison
    Engaging Coursework Masters in Research
    PhD:
    Pey Shin Ooi
    Development and Validation of Student's Motivation Scales within Malaysian Higher Music Education Context
    Academic:
    Michelle Picard
    So What Do You Realy Do? Ethnographies of Academic and Professional Communication.

    PhD:
    Amrit Pal Kaur
    Classroom Interactions Using Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) and its Impact on Learning at Secondary Schools in South Australia
    Academic:
    David Wescombe-Down
    Identifying and Working with Adult Giftendness and Exceptionality
    PhD:
    David Isaacson
    Evidence-based eLearning design, the development and trialling of a cloud based eLearning design on research arising from Cognitive Load Theory (CLT)
    PhD:
    Fizza Sabir
    PhD Journey and Understanding of Sprirituality
    Academic:
    Julia Miller
    Developing an Australian Cultural Dictionary for International Students in Australia
    PhD:
    Loretta Bowshall
    Classroom Ready Teachers: Just Policy Change or Substantive Real Change.
    Academic:
    Andrew Hope
    Educational Heterotopis and Students' use of Facebook.
    PhD:
    Claire Bloor
    Fitting Research Methods to  Research Questions: Exploring Views on the New History Curriculum
    PhD:
    Rachel Bleeze
    History? What Future in the Middle Years? Investigating Australian History Curriculum Text and Social Context in Year 7-8 Classrooms

    Academic:
    Chad Habel

    The UPP: Impact into the University
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