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Theses from 2016

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Combining content-based and EAP approaches to academic writing: Towards an eclectic program, Rosemary Joy Allen

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Reflective teaching and self-efficacy beliefs: Exploring relationships in the context of teaching EFL In Iran, Mehdi Babaei and Arman Abednia

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The pushes and pulls of pedagogy in the early years: Competing knowledges and the erosion of play-based learning, Lennie Barblett, Marianne J. Knaus, and Caroline Barratt-Pugh

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Evaluation of family literacy programs: A case study of better beginnings, a library-initiated family literacy bookgifting program in Western Australia, Caroline Barratt-Pugh and Mary Rohl

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Improving the monitoring of student performance: the development of an enterprise learning and instructional support (ELIS) platform, Katherina Bense, Miriam Brooker, and Michael Garrett

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Universal basic education policy implementation in Nigeria, Stephen D. Bolaji, Glenda Campbell-Evans, and Jan Gray

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Engaging students in the use of technologies for assessment within Personal Learning Environments (PLE's): The development of a framework, David Bolton, Paula M. Mildenhall, Kwong Sim, Lynnette Lounsbury, and Maria T. Northcote

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Peer-mentors reflect on the benefits of mentoring: An autoethography, Sarah R. Booth, Margaret K. Merga, and Saiyidi Mat Roni

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CulturePad: Linking indigenous communities to schools and education through the use of mobile technologies, Alistair Campbell, Jeremy Pagram, and Martin Cooper

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An investigation into student and teacher perceptions of, and attitudes towards, the use of information communications technologies to support digital forms of summative performance assessment in the applied information technology and engineering studies courses in Western Australia, Steven Puay Chong Chia

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Digital storytelling as a means of supporting digital literacy learning in an upper-primary-school English language classroom, Natalia Churchill

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The transformative effect of study abroad: Australian teaching experience on US pre-service teacher identity formation, Jennifer Collins and Audrey Geste

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Utilising voice recognition software to improve reading fluency of struggling adolescent readers, Peter Count

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A large-scale inquiry-based astronomy intervention project: Impact on students' content knowledge performance and views of their high school science classroom, Michael Fitzgerald, David H. McKinnon, Lena Danaia, and James Deehan

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Balancing relationships and intellectual rigour in research for government agencies, Graeme C. Gower Dr. and Gary Partington

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Evaluating the effect of the digital divide between teachers and students on the meaningful use of information and communication technology in the classroom, Andrew Thomas Grigg

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MOOC's barriers and enables, Yuwanuch Gulatee and Prachyanun Nilsook

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Examining student ICT ownership, use and preferences towards electronically delivered learning resources in Nakhon Phanom University and Sakon Nakhon Rajabhat University, Yuwanuch Gulatee, Vijittra Vonganusith, Jeremy E. Pagram, and Martin G. Cooper

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Integrating written communication skills: working towards a whole of course approach, Anne Harris

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An investigation into mentor teacher-preservice teacher relationship and its contribution to development of preservice teachers’ professional identity, Mahsa Izadinia

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Preservice teachers’ professional identity development and the role of mentor teachers, Mahsa Izadinia

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Student teachers’ and mentor teachers’ perceptions and expectations of a mentoring relationship: do they match or clash?, Mahsa Izadinia

Promoting early career teacher resilience: A socio-cultural and critical guide to action, Bruce Johnson, Barry Down, Rosie LeCornu, Judy Peters, Anna Sullivan, Jane Pearce, and Janet Hunter

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Journeys towards expertise in technology-supported teaching, Lorraine H. Kershaw

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The lifestyle of a student-led community of practice in higher education, Marianne J. Knaus and Deb L. Callcott

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Smoothing the way: Investigating the role of a supported playgroup located at a school, Marianne J. Knaus, Judy Warren, and Rebecca Blaxell

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Embodiment and becoming in secondary drama classrooms: The effects of neoliberal education cultures on performances of text and self, Kirsten Lambert, Peter Wright, Jan Currie, and Robin Pascoe

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Performativity and creativity in senior secondary drama classrooms, Kirsten Lambert, Peter R. Wright, Jan Currie, and Robin Pascoe

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Issues and challenges of school governance, Bridget M. Leggett, Glenda Campbell-Evans, and Jan Gray

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Immersion, relevance and transferability: The motivational preferences of lower secondary students towards a newly created praxis-based class music program, Geoffrey Lowe and Neil Coy

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Supporting positive school culture through interpersonal engagement: phase one report: Mindarie Senior College April 2016, Geoffrey Lummis, Julia Morris, and Graeme Lock

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The Western Australian art and crafts superintendents’ advocacy for years k-12 visual arts in education, Geoffrey William Lummis, Julia Elizabeth Morris, and Graeme John Lock

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Building positive secondary school communities through participatory action research, Geoff W. Lummis, Julia Morris, and Graeme Lock

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Supporting the transition to inclusive education: Teachers’ attitudes to inclusion in the Seychelles, Susan Main, Dianne J. Chambers, and Paulette Sarah

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Focus on the journey, not the destination: Digital games and students with disability, Susan Main, John O'Rourke, Julia Morris, and Helen Dunjey

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A classification matrix of examination items to promote transformative assessment, Mark McMahon and Michael B. Garrett

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What would make them read more? Insights from Western Australian adolescents, Margaret K. Merga

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The impact of social influences on high school students' recreational reading, Margaret K. Merga and Brian R. Moon

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Estimation in the primary school: Developing a key mathematical skill for life, Paula M. Mildenhall

Introducing literature : a practical guide to literary analysis, criticism, and theory, Brian R. Moon, Bronwyn Mellor, and Stephen Mellor

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Lessons learnt from the history of primary visual arts education, Julia Morris, Geoff W. Lummis, and Graeme Lock

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Logical and causal reasoning, David Moshman and Pina Tarricone

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Pre-service teachers need more than online and flipped learning, Christopher Paul Newhouse

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Online moderation of external assessment using pairwise judgements, Christopher Paul Newhouse and Pina Tarricone

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What if pre-service teacher education had a BYODD policy?, Christopher P. Newhouse, Martin Cooper Dr, and Jeremy Pagram

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Digital forms of assessment in schools: supporting the processes to improve outcomes, C. Paul Newhouse

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Scaffolding the mathematical “connections”: A new approach to preparing teachers for the teaching of lower secondary algebra, Christine Ormond

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The Joondalup story : A city and a university campus in the making, John Renner and Sybe Jongeling

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Safe Schools review findings: experts respond, David Rhodes and Lucy Nicholas

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Reflection: A renewed and practical focus for an existing problem in teacher education, Pauline Roberts

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ePortfolio-Based Learning Environments: Recommendations for Effective Scaffolding of Reflective Thinking in Higher Education, Pauline Roberts, Dorit Maor, and Jan Herrington

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Transforming research into practice: Implications of a family literacy program for early childhood professionals, Mary Rohl and Caroline Barratt-Pugh

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Developing educational goals: insights from a Peer Assisted Teaching Scheme, Bella Ross, Angela Carbone, Katherine Lindsay, Steve Drew, Liam Phelan, Caroline Cottman, and Sue Stoney

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Creating the student writer: A study of writing identities in non-academic senior English classes, Jennifer Shand and Deslea Konza

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Integrative course design and pedagogy to humanize online learning: A case study, Kuki Singh

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iSTAR first light: Characterizing astronomy education research dissertations in the iSTAR database, Stephanie J. Slater, Coty B. Tatge, Paulo S. Bretones, Timothy F. Slater, Sharon P. Schleigh, David H. McKinnon, and Inge Heyer

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Supporting teachers to develop substantive discourse in primary science classrooms, Prudence Smith and Mark W. Hackling

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Formative assessment: improvement, immediacy and the edge for learning, Mike Staunton and Chris Dann

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Professional development to support the embedding of eportfolios in higher education programs, Katrina Strampel, Ruth Sibson, and Susan Main

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The impact of attitude, subjective norm, and motivation on the intention of young female hosts to marry with a Middle Eastern tourist: A projective technique relating to Halal sex tourism in Indonesia, U. Suhud and Gregory B. Willson

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A study of the use of pairwise comparison in the context of social online moderation, Pina Tarricone and Christopher P. Newhouse

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Using comparative judgement and online technologies in the assessment and measurement of creative performance and capability, Pina Tarricone and Christopher P. Newhouse

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Gifted Students: Perceptions and Practices of Regular Class Teachers, Tracy Taylor

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Educative curricula and PCK development driven by STEM professional learning in rural and remote schools: A longitudinal type IV case study, Arthur Townsend, David H. McKinnon, Michael Fitzgerald, Julia Morris, and Geoff W. Lummis Dr

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Counter conjectures: Using manipulatives to scaffold the development of number sense and algebra, John West

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Power patterns: Extending number sense through last digit investigations, John West

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Enhancing the assessment experience: improving student perceptions, engagement and understanding using online video feedback, John West and Will Turner

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Cyberbullying and the role of the law in Australian schools: Views of senior officials, Hannah Young, Marilyn Campbell, Barbara Spears, Des Butler, Donna S. Cross, and Phillip Slee

Submissions from 2015

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Practicing critical pedagogy in second language reading, Arman Abednia

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Using management procedure gaps to enhance e-learning implementation in Africa, Isaiah T. Awidi and Martin Cooper

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Growing Better Beginnings: An evaluation of a family literacy program for pre-schoolers, Caroline Barratt-Pugh and Carmel Maloney

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'Better Beginnings has made me make reading part of our everyday routine': Mothers' perceptions of a family literacy program over four years, Caroline Barratt-Pugh and Mary Rohl

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What we know, what we do and what we should do with regard to the delivery of health education in lower secondary government schools in Western Australia, Donna M. Barwood

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What we know, what we do and what we could do: Creating an understanding of the delivery of health education in lower secondary government schools in Western Australia, Donna Michelle Barwood

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Why do policies fail in Nigeria?, Stephen D. Bolaji, Jan R. Gray, and Glenda Campbell-Evans

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The synergistic effect of teaching a combined explicit movement and phonological awareness program to preschool aged students, Deborah Callcott, Lorraine Hammond, and Susanne Hill

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Attitudes toward the capabilities of deaf and hard of hearing adults: Insights from the parents of deaf and hard of hearing children, K. Crowe, S. McLeod, David H. McKinnono, and T.Y.C. Ying

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Mobile video collection in preservice teacher practicum placements, Christopher E. Dann

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Deepening understanding of ‘pedagogical outcomes’ through video data collection: a catalyst for guided reflective learning conversations, Christopher E. Dann and Tony Richardson

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Improving the work integrated learning experience through mobile technologies, Christopher E. Dann and Tony Richardson

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Inquiry-Based Educational Design for Large-Scale High School Astronomy Projects Using Real Telescopes, Michael Fitzgerald, David H. McKinnon, and Lena Danaia

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Photometric and proper motion study of the neglected open cluster NGC 2215, Michael T. Fitzgerald, L. Inwood, David H. McKinnon, W.S. Dias, M. Sacchi, B. Scott, M. Zolinski, L. Danaia, and R. Edwards

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Transformational learning in a first year Western Australian Bachelor of Education primary course, Clare Christine Freeman

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Teacher emotion research: Introducing a conceptual model to guide future research, Leanne Fried, Caroline Mansfield, and Eva Dobozy

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forget me not: An exhibition –and– Creative Reuse: How rescued materials transformed my A/r/tographic practice: An exegesis, Susan Girak

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Ethical research in indigenous contexts and the practical implementation of it, Graeme Gower

Communication channel what students want, LMS or Facebook, Yuwanuch Gulatee and Prachyanun Nilsook

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Language-based reasoning in primary science, Mark Hackling and Barbara Sherriff

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Think piece: Preparing today's children for the workplaces of tomorrow: The critical role of STEM education, Mark W. Hackling

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A pedagogical model for engaging Aboriginal children with science learning, Mark W. Hackling, Matt Byrne, Graeme C. Gower, and Karen L. Anderson

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Early childhood educators' perceived and actual metalinguistic knowledge, beliefs and enacted practice about teaching early reading, Lorraine Hammond

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There are many remedial programs superior to Reading Recovery, Lorraine Hammond

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Music for life: A self-reflective study on childhood experiences formulating music education perspectives and philosophies, John Heyworth

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Knowing and teaching: the impact of teachers’ knowledge on students’ early literacy achievement, Janet Hunter

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Immersion within 360 video settings: Capitalising on embodied perspectives to develop reflection-in-action within pre-service teacher education, Khadeeja Ibrahim-Didi

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A closer look at the role of mentor teachers in shaping preservice teachers' professional identity, Mahsa Izadinia

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In search of a lost identity: Iranian women and their identity issues, Mahsa Izadinia

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The ‘integration of theory and practice’ as a central focus for senior schooling Physical Education Studies, Andrew Jones

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‘Time for Being’: Why the Australian Early Years Learning Framework opens up new possibilities, Marianne Knaus

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Maths is all around you: Developing mathematical concepts in the early years, Marianne Knaus and Sally Featherstone