390304. Primary education


Title390304. Primary education
Parent3903. Education systems

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The influence of the mass media on Australian primary students' understandings of genes and DNA
Donovan, Jennifer. 2014. The influence of the mass media on Australian primary students' understandings of genes and DNA. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Western Australia.

PhD Thesis

The intersections of ethnicity, gender, social class and an itinerant lifestyle: deconstructing teachers' narratives and thinking about the possibilities of transformative action
Henderson, Robyn. 2014. "The intersections of ethnicity, gender, social class and an itinerant lifestyle: deconstructing teachers' narratives and thinking about the possibilities of transformative action." Bhopal, Kalwant and Maylor, Uvanney (ed.) Educational inequalities: difference and diversity in schools and higher education. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom. Routledge. pp. 65-83

Edited book (chapter)

Developing scientific literacy: introducing primary aged children to atomic-molecular theory
Donovan, Jennifer and Haeusler, Carole. 2015. "Developing scientific literacy: introducing primary aged children to atomic-molecular theory." de Silva, Eugene (ed.) Cases on research-based teaching methods in science education. Hershey, PA. United States. IGI Global. pp. 30-63

Edited book (chapter)

It's a bit hard to tell isn't it: identifying and analysing intentions behind a cross-curriculum priority
Maxwell, Jacinta. 2014. "It's a bit hard to tell isn't it: identifying and analysing intentions behind a cross-curriculum priority." Curriculum Perspectives. 34 (3), pp. 27-38.

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Does school type affect cognitive and non-cognitive development in children? Evidence from Australian primary schools
Nghiem, Hong Son, Nguyen, Ha Trong, Khanam, Rasheda and Connelly, Luke B.. 2015. "Does school type affect cognitive and non-cognitive development in children? Evidence from Australian primary schools." Labour Economics. 33, pp. 55-65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.labeco.2015.02.009

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Re-framing education as a thirdspace: neonarratives of pedagogy, power and transformation
Jones, Janice K.. 2012. "Re-framing education as a thirdspace: neonarratives of pedagogy, power and transformation." University of Exeter Graduate School of Education Research Seminar (2012). Exeter, United Kingdom 24 Oct 2012 Exeter, United Kingdom.

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A collaborative approach to reading workshop in the middle years
Meyer, Kylie Elizabeth. 2010. "A collaborative approach to reading workshop in the middle years." The Reading Teacher: a journal of the International Reading Association. 63 (6), pp. 501-507. https://doi.org/10.1598/RT.63.6.7

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Knowledge and basic skills in Singapore
Green, Nicole, Li, Jen Yi and Tzuo, Pei Wen. 2006. "Knowledge and basic skills in Singapore." International Journal of Education Sevres. 43, pp. 33-45.

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Blood and bones: the influence of the mass media on Australian primary school children’s understandings of genes and DNA
Donovan, Jennifer and Venville, Grady. 2014. "Blood and bones: the influence of the mass media on Australian primary school children’s understandings of genes and DNA." Science and Education. 23 (2), pp. 325-360. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11191-012-9491-3

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Exploring the influence of the mass media on primary students' conceptual understanding of genetics
Donovan, Jennifer and Venville, Grady. 2012. "Exploring the influence of the mass media on primary students' conceptual understanding of genetics." Education 3-13: the professional journal for primary education. 40 (1), pp. 75-95. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2012.635058

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A comparison of behaviour support provisions provided by small rural schools and large urban schools
Fields, Barry. 2008. "A comparison of behaviour support provisions provided by small rural schools and large urban schools." Boylan, Colin (ed.) 24th Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia Conference (SPERA 2008): The Face of Learning – Generation M: The Mobile Generation. Melbourne, Australia 27 - 29 Aug 2008 Osborne Park, Western Australia .

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How pupils use a model for abstract concepts in genetics
Venville, Grady and Donovan, Jenny. 2008. "How pupils use a model for abstract concepts in genetics." Journal of Biological Education. 43 (1), pp. 6-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/00219266.2008.9656143

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Teaching and learning history in Australian primary schools: pedagogical shifts, complexities and opportunities
Green, Nicole C., Reitano, Paul and Dixon, Mary. 2010. "Teaching and learning history in Australian primary schools: pedagogical shifts, complexities and opportunities." The International Journal of Learning. 17 (8), pp. 307-320. https://doi.org/10.18848/1447-9494/cgp/v17i08/47200

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Challenging, integrated, negotiated and exploratory curriculum in the middle years of schooling: Designing and implementing high quality curriculum integration
Dowden, Tony. 2014. "Challenging, integrated, negotiated and exploratory curriculum in the middle years of schooling: Designing and implementing high quality curriculum integration." Australian Journal of Middle Schooling. 14 (1), pp. 16-27.

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The implementation of the Smart Moves daily physical activity program in Queensland state primary schools
Williams, Natasha and Wilson-Gahan, Susan. 2013. "The implementation of the Smart Moves daily physical activity program in Queensland state primary schools." Mooney, Amanda and Quay, John (ed.) 28th ACHPER International Conference (ACHPER 2013): A Defining Time. Melbourne, Australia 27 - 29 Nov 2013 Hindmarsh, South Australia.

Poster

Teachers as placemakers: how primary school teachers design, manage and maintain learning spaces as part of their daily workflow
Hughes, Stephen J.. 2014. Teachers as placemakers: how primary school teachers design, manage and maintain learning spaces as part of their daily workflow. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland.

PhD Thesis

Primary connections in a provincial Queensland school system: relationships to science teaching self-efficacy and practices
Albion, Peter R. and Spence, Karen G.. 2013. "Primary connections in a provincial Queensland school system: relationships to science teaching self-efficacy and practices." International Journal of Environmental and Science Education. 8 (3), pp. 501-520. https://doi.org/10.12973/ijese.2013.215a

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Underlying factors affecting mathematics anxiety in school children
Flegg, Nicholas and Malone, John. 2008. "Underlying factors affecting mathematics anxiety in school children." Fisher, Darrell, Koul, Rekha and Wanpen, Supatra (ed.) 5th International Conference on Science, Mathematics and Technology Education 2008: Science Mathematics and Technology Education: Beyond Cultural Boundaries. Udon Thani, Thailand 16 - 19 Jan 2008 Perth, Australia.

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Activating 'language for learning' through schoolwide pedagogy: the case of MacKillop School
O'Neill, Shirley. 2013. "Activating 'language for learning' through schoolwide pedagogy: the case of MacKillop School." Improving Schools. 16 (2), pp. 107-118. https://doi.org/10.1177/1365480213492408

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Overcoming the 'shame' factor: empowering indigenous people to share and celebrate their culture
Louth, Sharon. 2012. "Overcoming the 'shame' factor: empowering indigenous people to share and celebrate their culture." Fan, Si, Thao, Le, Quynh, Le and Yun, Yue (ed.) 2012 International Conference: Innovative Research in a Changing and Challenging World (AUAMII 2012). Phuket, Thailand 16 - 18 May 2012 Launceston, Australia.

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The fundamentals of a potentiating learning milieu: expanding capacity for student internalisation and self-regulated learning
McLennan, Brad and Peel, Karen. 2012. "The fundamentals of a potentiating learning milieu: expanding capacity for student internalisation and self-regulated learning." Danaher, Patrick Alan, De George-Walker, Linda, Henderson, Robyn, Matthews, Karl J., Midgley, Warren, Noble, Karen, Tyler, Mark A. and Arden, Catherine H. (ed.) Constructing capacities: building capabilities through learning and engagement. Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 84-106

Edited book (chapter)

Individual perseverance: a theory of home tutors' management of schooling in isolated settings
Tynan, Belinda and O'Neill, Marnie. 2007. "Individual perseverance: a theory of home tutors' management of schooling in isolated settings ." Distance Education. 28 (1), pp. 95-110. https://doi.org/10.1080/01587910701305335

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Netbook computers as an appropriate solution for 1:1 computer use in primary schools
Larkin, Kevin and Finger, Glenn. 2011. "Netbook computers as an appropriate solution for 1:1 computer use in primary schools." Australian Educational Computing. 26 (1), pp. 27-34.

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You use! I use! We use! Questioning the orthodoxy of 1:1 computing in primary schools
Larkin, Kevin. 2011. "You use! I use! We use! Questioning the orthodoxy of 1:1 computing in primary schools." Journal of Research on Technology in Education. 44 (2), pp. 101-120. https://doi.org/10.1080/15391523.2011.10782581

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E-hotseat: using chat room activities to facilitate the development of primary school students' questioning skills and understanding of character traits and plot development in narratives
Kavanagh, Marie and Levak, Natasha. 2011. "E-hotseat: using chat room activities to facilitate the development of primary school students' questioning skills and understanding of character traits and plot development in narratives ." Barton, Siew-Mee, Hedberg, John and Suzuki, Katsuaki (ed.) 2nd Annual Global Conference on Learning and Technology (AACE 2011): Global Learn Asia Pacific . Melbourne, Australia 28 Mar - 01 Apr 2011 Chesapeake, VA, USA.

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A study of the Primary Assisted Learning (PAL) Program: an initiative to address behaviour issues and enhance resilience for at risk primary school children
Murray, Helen E.. 2010. A study of the Primary Assisted Learning (PAL) Program: an initiative to address behaviour issues and enhance resilience for at risk primary school children. Doctorate other than PhD Doctor of Education. University of Southern Queensland.

Doctorate other than PhD

Reforming the middle years curriculum in an international school: a naturalistic inquiry
Scagliarini, Richard. 2008. Reforming the middle years curriculum in an international school: a naturalistic inquiry. Masters Thesis Doctor of Education. University of Southern Queensland.

Masters Thesis

Parallel leadership: a clue to the contents of the 'black box' of school reform
Andrews, Dorothy and Crowther, Frank. 2002. "Parallel leadership: a clue to the contents of the 'black box' of school reform." International Journal of Educational Management. 16 (4), pp. 152-159. https://doi.org/10.1108/09513540210432128

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Show children's perceptions of their schooling experiences
Danaher, Patrick Alan. 1995. "Show children's perceptions of their schooling experiences." Unicorn. 21 (3), pp. 43-50.

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A research report on the implementation of the IDEAS project in Victoria, 2004-8
Andrews, Dorothy. 2009. A research report on the implementation of the IDEAS project in Victoria, 2004-8. Winmalee, NSW, Australia. Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL).

Project report

Case study two synopsis - Meadow Fair North Primary School (MFN)
Andrews, Dorothy, Abawi, Lindy and O'Neill, Shirley. 2009. "Case study two synopsis - Meadow Fair North Primary School (MFN)." Andrews, Dorothy (ed.) A research report on the implementation of the IDEAS project in Victoria, 2004-8. Winmalee, NSW, Australia. Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL). pp. 75-91

Edited book (chapter)

Classroom pedagogies, digital literacies and the home-school digital divide
Henderson, Robyn. 2011. "Classroom pedagogies, digital literacies and the home-school digital divide." International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning. 6 (2), pp. 152-161. https://doi.org/10.5172/ijpl.2011.152

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Informing one-to-one computing in primary schools: student use of netbooks
Larkin, Kevin and Finger, Glenn. 2011. "Informing one-to-one computing in primary schools: student use of netbooks." Australasian Journal of Educational Technology. 27 (3), pp. 514-530.

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Investigating student netbook usage using activity theory
Larkin, Kevin M. and Finger, Glenn. 2010. "Investigating student netbook usage using activity theory." Romeo, Geoff and Gronn, Donna (ed.) 2010 Australian Computers in Education Conference: Digital Diversity (ACEC 2010). Melbourne, Australia 06 - 09 Apr 2010 Melbourne, Australia .

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Using wireless-enabled personal digital assistants (PDA) to access information and create communication patterns: constructing and transforming knowledge in a year seven classroom
Larkin, Kevin. 2007. "Using wireless-enabled personal digital assistants (PDA) to access information and create communication patterns: constructing and transforming knowledge in a year seven classroom." Brown, Raymond, Finger, Glenn and Rushton, Carole (ed.) Educational Research: Who Needs it? (2006). Gold Coast, Australia Brisbane, Australia.

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Health promoting schools: linking organisational capital and resilience
Lemerle, Kate and Stewart, Donald. 2005. "Health promoting schools: linking organisational capital and resilience." Jensen, Bjarne Brunn and Clift, Stephen (ed.) The health promoting school: international advances in theory, evaluation and practice. Copenhagen, Denmark. Danish Education University Press. pp. 463-490

Edited book (chapter)

Promoting and building resilience in primary school communities: evidence from a comprehensive 'Health Promoting School' approach
Stewart, Donald, Sun, Jing, Patterson, Carla, Lemerle, Kate and Hardie, Michael. 2004. "Promoting and building resilience in primary school communities: evidence from a comprehensive 'Health Promoting School' approach." International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 6 (3), pp. 26-33.

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Pedagogical reform and classroom reality: how teachers view teaching and discipline
Fields, Barry A.. 2006. "Pedagogical reform and classroom reality: how teachers view teaching and discipline." Jeffery, Peter L. (ed.) International Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE 2005): Creative Dissent: Constructive Solutions. Sydney, Australia 27 Nov - 01 Dec 2005 Melbourne, Australia.

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Are 'textbooks' a barrier for teacher autonomy? A case study from a Hong Kong primary school
Chien, Chu Ying and Young, Kathryn Thelma. 2007. "Are 'textbooks' a barrier for teacher autonomy? A case study from a Hong Kong primary school." Education and Society. 25 (2), pp. 87-102.

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Changing representations to learn primary science concepts
Waldrip, Bruce and Prain, Vaughan. 2006. "Changing representations to learn primary science concepts." Teaching Science: The Journal of the Australian Science Teachers Association. 52 (4), pp. 17-21.

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