Downloads and Resources
Presentations, abstracts, streaming video and links
- 'Communities & Change' Conference powerpoint presentation pdfs
- CoCo Learning Technology Research Symposium virtual poster display
- 'Researching China' Postgraduate Student Forum abstracts, and subsequent radio interviews
- 'Resilience & Youth' Oxford-Sydney web-link panel discussion streaming video
Download the Conference Program and Abstracts (PDF - 46 pages)
Many of the PowerPoint presentations from the conference are available for download here as PDF files. They are listed by day and running order.
Monday 22 Day 1 presentations:
- Tony Vinson (Keynote)
'The distribution of disadvantage in Australia and the role of education in remedying it'
- Phillip Jones
'Educational research and the challenge of world (dis)order'
- Tony Welch
'Governing Higher Education in SE Asia: State Capacity, Devolution and Transparency in the Global Era'
- Jude Irwin, Lesley Laing, Lindsey Napier & Cherie Toivonen
'Towards Better Practice: Enhancing collaboration between domestic violence services and mental health services'
Tuesday 23 Day 2 presentations:Development & Learning in Children & Young People Strand
- Jacqui Roberts, Susan Colmar & Libby Maher
'Sharing information (referencing and commenting) in young children with autism: Can targeted intervention designed to change caregiver interaction style positively change the quality and quantity of referencing and commenting in young children with autism?'
- Linda Graham
'Drugs, labels & (p)ill-fitting boxes: ADHD and children who are hard to teach'
- Richard Walker
'Sociocultural Issues in Motivation'
- Susan Colmar
'Language intervention using book reading: An investigation of pausing and open questioning'
- Tim Marchant & Peter Howard
'Catalyst-Clemente - Enhancing participation: New possibilities for disadvantaged Australians'
- Ebeny Wood
'From 'Lads' to 'Losers': The new discourses surrounding 'anti-school' young people and their impact on school outcomes'
- Kerry Russo
'Communities@work - Engaging Gen Y in community work studies through blended distributed delivery'
- Michelle Nicholson, Cara Pullen & Joselynn Sweeney
'Colouring the Rainbow. Social Health Action Research with Disadvantaged Communities'
- Cheri Yavu-Kama-Harathunian & Denise Tomlin
'Bringing It Home: An Indigenous Research Model that Supports Indigenous Researcher’s Aspirations'
- Frank Tesoriero
'Change and resistance to change – community development in a rural caste community in South India'
- Leigh Burrows
'The knight with the magic sword: how a therapeutic story provided a connection point for child, family, school, human service agencies and the community: an integral approach'
- Sue Nichols & Lana Zannettino
'Integrated early childhood services: towards an interdisciplinary perspective on the 'double partnership' move'
Policy & Professional Practice Strand
- Lesley Scanlon
'"The theories make you pay more attention to how things happen": the impact of theory on the practice of pre-service teachers'
- Angela Fenton
'Caution Children Crossing Ahead: Child Protection Education with Pre-service teachers using a Strengths-Based Framework. Findings to date'
- Janette Bobis
'Learning to Teach: Teaching to Learn'
- Kay Munyard & Lyndall Sullivan
'Engaging and Empowering Students with Learning Disabilities'
- Susan Groundwater-Smith
'Practitioner Researchers: Today's Children of Mother Courage - What Can We Learn from Them?'
- Nattavud Pimpa
'Transformation in Education Policy and Teacher Performance Appraisal in Thailand'
Social Policy Confronting Disadvantage Strand
- Fran Waugh
'Children and Violence'
- Margot Rawsthorne
'Working collaboratively? The community sector and universities'
- Suzanne Egan
'Research for practice in small human service organizations: doing and disseminating small scale research'
- Rob Simons
'Schools at the Centre innovation for improved dual generational learning and social outcomes'
- Brian Paltridge. 'Academic literacies and changing university communities'
- David Hirsh
'English and international students: What the IELTS can (and cannot) tell us'
- Wei Wang
'Academic writing practices of Chinese ESL graduate students in Australia: A textography'
- Lindy Woodrow
'Students researching the academy: An ethnography of academic writing'
Researching China: Postgraduate students from China discuss their current investigations in education and society | Download abstracts (PDF - 4 pages)
Following this event, these students were interviewed by SBS Radio.