Events in 2008

 

MARCH

Wed 12

NCRY

Discussion Forum: Structural Violence: Asylum Seeker Children in Australia

4–5.30pm

Wed 27

CoCo

PhD Research Colloquium CPRC

noon–1.30pm

Wed 27

AELE

Book Launch: Reading under the covers: helping children choose books. A Simpson

6pm

MAY

Mon 5

 

Workshop B: Introduction to computer-assisted text analysis:
Handling data with NVivo

9am–1pm

Tue 6

 

Workshop B: Introduction to computer-assisted text analysis:
Handling data with NVivo

1–5pm

Mon 12

 

Workshop: Follow-up NVivo Sessions

1–3pm

Thu 22

AELE

Guest Seminar: Using a regional theatre as a learning resource
Speaker: Steve Ball, Birmingham Repertory Theatre UK

5.30pm

Wed 28

CoCo

PhD Research Colloquium (CPRC)

noon–1.30pm

JUNE

Mon 2

 

Workshop: Follow-up NVivo Sessions

1–3pm

Wed 4

NCYR

Seminar: Youth, Risk and Society: Governing and resisting marginalisation
Speakers: Dr P Kelly, Monash University & Dr K Te Riele , University of Technology Sydney

TBA

Sat 7

AELE

Symposium: A National Curriculum in English: Perspectives, Principles, Possibilities

9.30am–5pm

Tue 10 PPPRN Seminar: Quality research into professional practice: emerging and continuing challenges
Presenters:  Prof A Gonczi, Prof S Groundwater-Smith & N Mockler
Respondent: Dr K Maton
 
Thurs 12  

Writing for Research Workshop
Facilitator: Professor Raewyn Connell.

2–5pm
Fri 20 USNCYR

Discussion Forum: The Medicalization of Behaviour in Children Diagnosed as having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Presenter: Gloria Hill  All welcome

4.30pm
Mon 23  

NVivo Follow Up - extra June session
Facilitator: Dr Lina Markauskaite

1–3pm
Tues 24 DaLCYN Monthly Colloquium Assessing and understanding courage and its effects in the academic context.
Presenter: Dr Andrew Martin
1–2pm

Wed 25

CoCo

PhD Research Colloquium (CPRC)

noon–1.30pm

JULY
Tues 1 DaLCYN International Colloquium Responsiveness to Intervention: A model for early intervention and identification of learning disability
Presenter: Prof R O'Connor, Graduate School of Education, University of California
noon–1pm
Tues 22 DaLCYN

Research Symposium  "ADHD" and the Role of Education
Presenters include:
* Dr Linda Graham – University of Sydney
* Dr Valerie Harwood – University of Wollongong
* Dr Lorelei Carpenter and Dr Helena Austin – Griffith University
* Dr Brenton Prosser – University of South Australia
* Dr Brian Kean – Southern Cross University
Click here to download the full program PDF, 118KB

8.30am–1.30pm
AUGUST
Thurs 7 TESOL Structuring a thesis
Speaker: Dr Susan Carter, University of Auckland
5–7pm
Thurs 21 SPRN

SPRN – NGO Research Forum: Researching Complex Issues
Speakers: Ms Cherie Toivonen, Dr Lesley Laing, Assoc Prof Jude Irwin
(rescheduled from 31 July)

2–4pm

Wed 27

CoCo

PhD Research Colloquium (CPRC)

noon–1.30pm

SEPTEMBER
Tues 2 TESOL Language in Education Seminar Using target vocabulary from source texts in writing: What happens when push comes to shove?
Speaker: Dr Averil Coxhead, Massey University, New Zealand
6pm onwards

Fri 5 & Sat 6

AELE

Conference: Future Directions in Literacy - Local Conversations (Aus & NZ)

9am–5pm

Wed 17   What examiners are looking for
Speaker: Prof Phillip Jones
4–5.30pm
Fri 19 SPRN The role of nonprofits in social services and social policy in the United States
Speaker: Professor Steven Rathgeb Smith, University of Washington, USA
2–4pm

Sat 20

TESOL

3rd Annual Colloquium
Speakers: Prof Chris Davison, University of New South Wales
Dr Robyn Moloney, University of Sydney

9am–6.30pm

Mon 22 DaLCYN

Seminar "Autism and Asperger Syndrome: Quality curriculum for all"
Speaker: Prof Brenda Smith-Myles, University of Kansas, USA

 

Wed 24

CoCo

PhD Research Colloquium (CPRC)

noon–1.30pm

Thurs 25 DaLCYN Seminar Making mathematics instruction meaningful: Ensuring conceptual knowledge and procedural fluency across the grades
Speaker: Prof David Chard, South Methodist University, USA
4–6pm

Fri 26

China
Education
Centre
Formal Forum
Speaker: H E Mr Zhang Junsai, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China
Venue: TBA
5.30–7pm

Mon 29, Tues 30 & Wed 1

 

Workshop A Introduction to computer-assisted text analysis: Handling data with NVivo
Facilitator: Dr Lina Markauskaite

10am–1pm
OCTOBER
Thurs 2   Follow-up NVivo Sessions  Cases and queries in qualitative data analysis with NVivo
Facilitator: Dr Lina Markauskaite
10am–1pm
Fri 3   Follow-up NVivo Sessions  Exploring patterns in the qualitative data
Facilitator: Dr Lina Markauskaite
10am–1pm
Tues 7 TESOL

Language in Education Seminar  Language teacher identities: Co-constructing discourse and community
Speaker: Assoc Prof Matthew Clarke, University of Hong Kong

5–6.30pm

Thu 9 & Fri 10

AELE

International Conference: Teaching English and the Arts in the 21st Century: Action, Imagination, Engagement

9am–4pm

Wed 22

CoCo

PhD Research Colloquium (CPRC)

noon–1.30pm

Tues 28

USNCYR
& DPL

Seminar Nurturing the hidden resilience of at-risk young people across cultures and contexts
Speaker: Dr Michael Ungar, Dalhousie University, Canada

4.30–6pm

Thurs 30

 

Research Students' Forum (previously known as PESSA forum)
Various rooms in the Education Building (including bi-annual dinner)

3.30–8pm

   
NOVEMBER

Wed 26

CoCo

PhD Research Colloquium (CPRC)

noon–1.30pm

 Wed 26
SPRN
Domestic Violence and Child Contact
 6.30–9pm
DECEMBER

Mon 8–
Wed 10

ASFLA

Symposium on Disciplinarity, Knowledge and Language
Plenary speakers will include:
Rob Moore (University of Cambridge)
Joe Muller (University of Capetown)
Kay O'Halloran (University of Singapore)

full day, each day

Thurs 11
CoCo Learning and Technology Research Symposium  10am–2pm