2006 Conference Papers, Presentations & Proceedings

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Armstrong, D. (2006). Opening Address. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 4-10). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

Anderson, M. (2006). 'Learning for Leadership': developments and challenges in Australia. Paper presented at the Sustainable Leadership in Education Symposium and Conference, Sydney, NSW. Download paper (PDF 2 pages)

Caldwell, B.J. (2006). It’s Time for System Leadership. Paper presented at the Sustainable Leadership in Education Symposium and Conference, Sydney, NSW. Download paper (PDF 11 pages). Download slide presentation (PDF 8 pages)

Cambourne, B. (2006). Confusing The Role of Phonics in Becoming Literate in Alphabetic Scripts With The Role of Phonics in Learning to Read Alphabetic Scripts: Implications of the National Inquiry into the Teaching Literacy. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 11-20). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

Chard, D. (2006). Preventing Early Mathematics Difficulties: Evidence Based Principles. Paper presented at the 2006 Successful Learning Conference, Sydney, NSW. Download slide presentation (PDF 44 pages)

Chard, D. (2006). Improving Students’ Vocabulary and Listening Comprehension Through Read Alouds. Paper presented at the 2006 Successful Learning Conference, Sydney, NSW. Download slide presentation (PDF 41 pages)

Curry, C. & Light, R. (2006). Addressing the NSW Quality Teaching Framework in Physical Education: Is Game Sense the Answer? In R. Light (Ed.) Proceedings for the Asia Pacific Conference on Teaching Sport and Physical Education for Understanding (pp 7-19). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.2MB PDF 129 pages)

Daly, A. (2006). Assessing the literacy needs of students who speak Aboriginal English. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 36-50). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

Evans, J. (2006). Developing a sense of the game: Skill, specificity and Game Sense in rugby coaching. In R. Light (Ed.) Proceedings for the Asia Pacific Conference on Teaching Sport and Physical Education for Understanding (pp 20-31). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.2MB PDF 129 pages)

Ewing, R. (2006). Reading beyond the text: Using drama to enhance children’s critical literacy development. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 58-75). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

Forrest, G., Webb, P. & Pearson, P. (2006). Games For Understanding in Pre Service Teacher Education: A ‘Game for Outcome’ Approach for Enhanced Understanding of Games. In R. Light (Ed.) Proceedings for the Asia Pacific Conference on Teaching Sport and Physical Education for Understanding (pp 32-44). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.2MB PDF 129 pages)

Georgakis, S. (2006). From Drills to Skills to Game Sense: The Meta-cognitive Revolution in Physical Education. In R. Light (Ed.) Proceedings for the Asia Pacific Conference on Teaching Sport and Physical Education for Understanding (pp 45-58). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.2MB PDF 129 pages)


Gonczi, A. (2006). A Conceptual Framework for Sustainable Leadership. Paper presented at the Sustainable Leadership in Education Symposium and Conference, Sydney, NSW. Download paper (PDF 6 pages)

Harris, P. (2006). Probing relationships between literacy research, policy development and classroom practice. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 76-93). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

Kidman, L. (2006). Humanistic Coaching – Teaching Games for Understanding. In R. Light (Ed.) Proceedings for the Asia Pacific Conference on Teaching Sport and Physical Education for Understanding (pp 59-71). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.2MB PDF 129 pages)

Labbo, L. (2006). Literacy pedagogy and computer technologies: Toward solving the puzzle of current and future classroom practices. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 103-119). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

Light, R. (2006). Accessing the Inner World of Children: The Use of Student Drawings in Research on Children’s Experiences of Game Sense. In R. Light (Ed.) Proceedings for the Asia Pacific Conference on Teaching Sport and Physical Education for Understanding (pp 72-83). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.2MB PDF 129 pages)

Lowe, K. (2006). Shoring up the shifting sands. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 120-133). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

McDonald, L. (2006). Developing higher-order thinking through explicit teaching: Guiding students through a personal and critical reading of texts. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 134-148). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

McNaughton, S. (2006). Keynote: Effective literacy instruction and culturally and linguistically diverse students: or having the ‘tail’ wag the dog. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 149-176). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

Piltz, W. (2006). Influencing Professional Practice in Games Education through Working Models and Principle Based Experiential Learning. In R. Light (Ed.) Proceedings for the Asia Pacific Conference on Teaching Sport and Physical Education for Understanding (pp 100-112). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.2MB PDF 129 pages)

Piltz, W. (2006). Teaching Lacrosse Using Games Based Play Practice Principles. In R. Light (Ed.) Proceedings for the Asia Pacific Conference on Teaching Sport and Physical Education for Understanding (pp 84-99). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.2MB PDF 129 pages)

Rennie, J. (2006). Literally remote: Identity, Knowledge and Learning. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 177-187). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)


Riordan, G. (2006). Educational Administration and Leadership in School Education in Australia: An Overview of the Current Context and Implications for Universities. Paper presented at the Sustainable Leadership in Education Symposium and Conference, Sydney, NSW. Download slide presentation (PDF 5 pages)

Rose, D. (2006). Literacy and equality in the classroom. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 188-203). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

Rushton, K. (2006). Teaching grammar in context – across the KLAs. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 204-218). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

Slade, D. (2006). Game Learning Experiences in Physical Education with a TGfU Application. In R. Light (Ed.) Proceedings for the Asia Pacific Conference on Teaching Sport and Physical Education for Understanding (pp 113-128). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.2MB PDF 129 pages)

Stanley, G. (2006). Seven Principles for Change Management. Paper presented at the Sustainable Leadership in Education Symposium and Conference, Sydney, NSW. Download paper (PDF 10 pages)

Turbill, J. (2006). The paradoxes of literacy and how these impact on our current and future teaching of literacy. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 219-232). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

Unsworth, L. (2006). Describing meaning-making at the intersection of language and image: Towards a metalanguage for multi-modal literacy pedagogy. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 233-248). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

Walsh, M. (2006). Literacy and learning with multimodal texts: classroom glimpses. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 249-262). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

Way, J. (2006). Maths learners ‘at risk’. What should we do about them? Paper presented at the 2006 Successful Learning Conference, Sydney, Australia. Download slide presentation (PDF 13 pages)

Whatley, B. (2006). All artists are left handed: Implications of handedness within the context of artistic expression. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 263-280). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)

Wilson, J. (2006). Multimodality and Webquests: Important issues for design, analysis and the construction of meaning. In A. Simpson (Ed.) Proceedings of the National Conference on Future Directions in Literacy (pp 281-294). Sydney: The University of Sydney. Download proceedings (1.8MB PDF 273 pages)