Past workshops 2011

Doctoral Studies Workshops - 2011 Archive

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Below are seminars/workshops/colloquia that were offered in 2011 by the Faculty of Education and Social Work for our higher-degree-research students (HRDSs): students enrolled in a PhD, EdD, DSW, MPhil or MEd(Research).

March

SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS, COLLOQUIA and CONSULTANCIES

Every Mon
& Fri

Office of Research

Research methods consultancy provided by Dr Rachel Wilson

 

Thu 3

Office of Doctoral Studies

First workshop for:
Thesis and dissertation writing workshop series
Coordinator: Dr Lindy Woodrow

5–7pm

Thu 3

Office of Doctoral Studies

First workshop for:
Writing for publication workshop series
Coordinator: Professor Brian Paltridge

5–7pm

Tue 8

Office of Doctoral Studies

Induction program: walking tour of A35 & A36
Coordinator: Suin Jung

10–11am 

Thu 10

Office of Doctoral Studies

Induction program: walking tour of A35 & A36
(same as Tue 8 event)
Coordinator: Suin Jung

5–6pm

Fri 25

Social Policy Research Network

Public seminar: Domestic violence –
the healing journey

Speaker: Professor Jane Ursel, director,
Centre for Human Rights Research,
University of Manitoba
, Canada
Venue: LT 351, Education Building
Inquiries and RSVP: lesley.laing@sydney.edu.au

3–4.30pm

Fri 25

Office of Doctoral Studies

Induction seminar 1: Being a research student at the Faculty of Education and Social Work
Chair: Professor Brian Paltridge

4–5.30pm


April

SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS, COLLOQUIA and CONSULTANCIES

Every Mon
& Fri

Office of Research

Research methods consultancy provided by Dr Rachel Wilson

 

Fri 1

Office of Doctoral Studies

Induction seminar 2: Panel discussion – managing your student-supervisor relations
Chair: Dr Ruth Phillips

4–5.30pm

Wed 6

Office of Research

Ethics training for faculty and students
Speakers: Margaret Faedo, Human Ethics Manager in Research Integrity and Associate Professor Jennifer O'Dea

noon–1pm

Wed 13

CoCo

Seminar: CHAI LATTE Learning-driven technology: imagining the future.
Speakers: Associate Professor Rafael Calvo (LATTE) and Dr Kalina Yacef (CHAI)

11am–12.30pm

Wed 13 

Office of Doctoral Studies

First workshop for:
Thesis proposal writing workshop series
Coordinator: Professor Gabrielle Meagher

5–7pm 

Thu 14

TESOL Research Network

Public lecture: English in the world
Speaker: Professor Jack C Richards

noon–1pm

Fri 15

 

Public forum: Cuban literacy at 50
Keynote speakers: HE Pedro Monzón, Cuban ambassador to Australia
Ezequiel Morales, brigadista, Cuban Literacy Campaign

1–2.30pm

Wed 20

CoCo

Seminar: Adapting ancient learning methods to a modern learning environment – do 3D learning spaces require solid learning design?
Speaker: Kathrine Petersen, PhD candidate

11am–12.30pm

Wed 20

Social Policy Research Network

Seminar: Group-based therapeutic
enactment for veterans.

Speaker: Dr Marvin Westwood,
University of British Columbia
RSVP: email lindsey.napier@sydney.edu.au
by April 18.

4–5.30pm

Thu 21 

TESOL Research Network

Public lecture: The world of English teaching
Speaker: Professor Jack C Richards

noon–1pm

Fri 29

Institute for Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education (IISME)

Seminar: Learning science with virtual worlds and computer models
Speaker: Professor Michael Jacobson

1–2pm


May


June


August

SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS, COLLOQUIA and CONSULTANCIES

Every Mon
& Fri

Office of Research

Research methods consultancy provided by Dr Rachel Wilson

 

Every Mon
& Wed

Office of Research

Consultancy support with eResearch provided by Dr Lina Markauskaite

2–4pm

Tue 2

Office of Doctoral Studies

Induction program: walking tour of A35 & A36
Coordinator: Suin Jung

10–11am

Wed 3

Office of Doctoral Studies

First Semester Two workshop for:
Thesis proposal writing workshop series
Coordinator: Professor Grabrielle Meagher

5–7pm

Thu 4

Office of Doctoral Studies

Induction program: walking tour of A35 & A36
(same as Tue 2 event)
Coordinator: Suin Jung

5–6pm

Mon 8

 

Seminar: Nationalism, internationalism and the origins of the American University, c.1780-1840.
Speaker: Professor Adam Nelson,
University of Wisconsin

11am

Wed 10

CoCo

Seminar: Preservice teachers' epistemology
of science

Presenter: Anindito Aditomo

11am–12.30pm

Thu 11

Office of Doctoral Studies

First Semester Two workshop for:
Writing for publication workshop series
Coordinator: Professor Brian Paltridge

5–7pm

Wed 17

CoCo

Seminar: A sociocultural approach to motivation – a long time coming but here at last
Speaker: Associate Professor Richard Walker

11am–12.30pm

Thu 18

Office of Doctoral Studies

First Semester Two workshop for:
Thesis and dissertation writing workshop series
Coordinator: Dr Lindy Woodrow

5–7pm

Fri 19

Office of Doctoral Studies

Induction seminar 1: Being a research student at the Faculty of Education and Social Work
Chair: Professor Brian Paltridge

4–5.30pm

Wed 24

CoCo

Seminar: The Australian digital education revolution
Speaker: Dr Sarah Howard, School of Education, University of Wollongong

11am–12.30pm

Thu 25

Careers Centre

Information session: United Nations Human Resources Organisation
[Use your Unikey to log in to view event details.]
Speaker: Peter Van Laere, United Nations Human Resources Office, South Korea

noon–1pm

Thu 25

Social Policy Research Network

Seminar: Implementing evidence-based practice in human services – Australian national study
(pdf, 233kB)
Speaker: Associate Professor Debbie Plath

4–5.30pm

Fri 26

Office of Doctoral Studies

Induction seminar 2: Panel discussion – managing your student-supervisor relations
Chair: Dr Ruth Phillips

4–5.30pm

Wed 31

CoCo

Seminar: An exploration of Australian academics' perspectives on learning through inquiry
Speaker: Dr Ana-Maria Bliuc

11am–12.30pm


September

SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS, COLLOQUIA and CONSULTANCIES

Every Mon
& Fri

Office of Research

Research methods consultancy provided by Dr Rachel Wilson

 

Every Mon
& Wed

Office of Research

Consultancy support with eResearch provided by Dr Lina Markauskaite

2–4pm

Fri 2

TESOL Research Network

Workshop: Getting published in TESOL journals
Instructor: Professor Brian Paltridge
Registration essential: email aek.phakiti@gmail.com for an application form

9am–noon

Fri 2

TESOL Research Network

 

Workshop: Doing correlational analysis in SPSS
Instructor: Dr Aek Phakiti
Registration essential: email aek.phakiti@gmail.com for an application form

1–4pm

Sat 3

TESOL Research Network

TESOL Colloquium (pdf, 337kB), keynote speakers:

9am–6pm

Fri 9

TESOL Research Network

Seminar: English language proficiency and mathematics achievement in English learners in a US state (pdf, 203kB)
Speakers: Dr Rosalie Grant, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin, US, and Dr Aek Phakiti

noon–1pm

Tue 13

University of Sydney Network for Childhood and Youth Research

Seminar: Reimagining childhood and youth
Speakers: Anna Hickey-Moody, Department of Gender and Cultural Studies, University of Sydney and Valerie Harwood, School of Education, University of Wollongong

3–5pm

Wed 14

CoCo

Seminar: Task design – issues and beliefs of students and teachers in collaborative setting
Speaker: Kashmira Dave

11am–12.30pm

Thu 15

Office of Research

Education Heresies Colloquium #1:
You don't know what you've got until it's gone – moments in time for public education
Presenter: Emeritus Professor
Geoffrey Sherington

5–6.30pm

Fri 16

 

Lecture: Language learning in a multilingual world
Speaker: Professor Mike Baynham, School of Education, University of Leeds, UK

5–6pm

Wed 21

CoCo

Seminar: A social-realist approach to
eLearning design

Speaker: Dr Lucila Carvalho

11am–12.30pm

Thu 22

Office of Research

Education Heresies Colloquium #2:
How to kill school spirit – testing times
Presenter: Professor Peter Reimann
Discussant: Professor Andrew Martin

5–6.30pm

Thu 29

 

Seminar: English and literacy teachers' knowledge about language: what precisely is the problem?
Speaker: Honorary Professor Geoff Williams

4–6pm


October

SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS, COLLOQUIA and CONSULTANCIES

Every Mon
& Fri

Office of Research

Research methods consultancy provided by Dr Rachel Wilson

 

Every Mon
& Wed

Office of Research

Consultancy support with eResearch provided by Dr Lina Markauskaite

2–4pm

Wed 12

CoCo

Seminar: CALL Evaluation – user experience and cognitive artifacts
Speaker: Professor Catherine Caws, Department of French, University of Victoria, Canada

11am–12.30pm

Thu 13

Office of Research

Education Heresies Colloquium #3:
Systems failure – social inclusion as remedy or 'why global policies fail disengaged young people at the local level'
Presenter: Honorary Professor Susan Groundwater-Smith
Discussant: Dr Kitty te Riele, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology

5–6.30pm

Thu 13

Social Policy Research Network

Public lecture: A journey from radical social work to social justice – opportunities, challenges
and disappointments

Speaker: Professor Jude Irwin

5–7pm

Fri 14

TESOL Research Network

Seminar: Learning a foreign language in Europe – a focus on young learners
Speaker: Dr Eva Lindgren, Department of Geography and Economic History,
Umeå University
, Sweden

5–6pm

Tue 18

Social Policy Research Network

Forum: Low-paid-care-work – insecurity of employment in human services
Speakers include:

  • Professor Gabrielle Meagher
  • Michael Finn, deputy secretary, Australian Services Union, NSW & ACT Branch
  • John Falzon, president, St Vincent
    de Paul Society
  • Simon Port and Melissa Coad, United Voice
9–11am

Wed 19

CoCo

Seminar: Creating and implementing design for pedagogy patterns.
Speaker: Fiona Chatteur

11am–12.30pm

Wed 26

CoCo

Seminar: A situated cognition approach to creativity
Speaker: Dr Nick Kelly

11am–12.30pm

Thu 27

 

Seminar: Visual culture curriculum
Speaker: Professor Paul Duncum, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois, US

3pm

Thu 27

Office of Doctoral Studies

Research Students Forum
Keynote speaker: Professor Robyn Ewing

4–8pm


November

SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS, COLLOQUIA and CONSULTANCIES

Thu 3

CHAI & LATTE

Learning Technology Research Fest
Poster displays, roundtables, and presentations.

9.30am–3pm

Thu 3

TESOL Research Network

Seminar: Teaching language for academic purposes through activation of familiar genres (pdf, 129kB)
Speaker: Professor Yael Ziv, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

noon–1pm

Tue 8

University of Sydney Network for Childhood and Youth Research

Seminar: Growing queer youth research methodologies
Speaker: Dr Daniel Marshall, Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University

2–4pm

Wed 9

Learning & Affect Technologies (LATTE)

Lecture: Embodied brains, social minds
Speaker: Associate Professor Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California

 

Wed 9

 

International Videocast Symposium: Translating global perspectives on health inequalities research into social work education – a Pacific Rim perspective
Presenters:

7–9pm

Thu 10

Office of Research

Education Heresies Colloquium #4:
Schools not fit for purpose – new schools for the times
Presenter: Professor Johanna Wyn, Youth Research Centre, University of Melbourne
Discussant: Dr Dorothy Bottrell

5–6.30pm

Thu 10,
Mon 14 &
Wed 16

Office of Doctoral Studies

Workshop: Introduction to computer-assisted text analysis – handling data with NVivo (night sessions)
Instructor: Dr Lina Markauskaite

5.30–8.30pm

Fri 11,
Mon 14 &
Wed 16

Office of Doctoral Studies

Workshop: Introduction to computer-assisted text analysis – handling data with NVivo
(daytime sessions)
Instructor: Dr Lina Markauskaite

9.30am–12.30pm

Fri 18

Office of Doctoral Studies

Workshop: Follow-up session for handling data with NVivo – exploring qualitative data
Instructor: Dr Lina Markauskaite

9.30am–12.30pm

Tue 22

Faculty of Arts – Language and Identity Research Network

Symposium: Language and identity across modes of communication (pdf, 392kB).
Keynote speakers:

9am–5pm

Wed 23

University of Sydney Network for Childhood and Youth Research

Seminar: Diversity, social cohesion and productive mix amongst young people
Speaker: Associate Professor Anita Harris,
School of Political & Social Inquiry, Monash University

2–4pm

Wed 23

TESOL Research Network

Seminar: Corpus-based critical discourse analyses (pdf, 136kB)
Speaker: Dr Lynne Flowerdew, Center for Language Education, Hong Kong University of Science
and Technology

Seminar: Writing for publication in English (pdf, 136kB)
Speaker: Professor John Flowerdew, Department of English, City University of Hong Kong

4–6pm



Enquiries

Unless otherwise specified, email the Research Student Liaison Officer for all workshop enquiries.