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This document presents a record of the content covered at a 2-day research forum on linking research, policy, and practice in vocational education and training (VET) and on school-to-work transitions in Australia. The first half of the document contains the following materials from and about day 1 of the forum: an executive summary; a list of key…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Business Education, Career Education, Coordination
Newcastle Univ., Callaghan (Australia). Family Action Centre. – 2000
This report contains the proceedings of a conference convened to build on the work of those pioneering better teaching and learning techniques for boys. Teachers at the conference were asked to present their schools' experiences in a case study format to maximize the learning and discussion among participants. The report begins with a schedule of…
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Case Studies, Child Behavior, Childhood Needs
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia). – 2000
This publication contains materials from a forum on the changing nature of work (CNW) that brought together researchers and research users to hear how to use findings to improve vocational education and training (VET) in Australia. An overview of the program and biographical information on presenters and panel members follow. The next section…
Descriptors: Administration, Adult Education, Developed Nations, Dislocated Workers
Technology Univ.-Sydney, Broadway (Australia). Research Centre for Vocational Education and Training. – 1999
This publication is comprised of 12 position papers from the National Equity Workshop held at the University of Technology Sidney (Australia) at which participants summarized their positions on the way equity should be understood, their views on the strengths and weaknesses of current vocational education and training (VET) policy, and what they…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Community Organizations, Correctional Education
Stephens, Max, Ed.; Izard, John, Ed. – 1992
The purpose of the Australian conference on mathematical assessment was to address the challenges to traditional methods of assessment that have resulted as part of the call for reform in the mathematics curriculum. The 28 papers presented were: "Who Assesses Whom and To What Purpose?" (Leone Burton; "Assessment of the Learned…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Problems
Tisher, Richard P., Ed. – 1989
Diverse themes from the annual conference of the Australian Science Education Research Association are addressed in this volume. New topic concerns as well as concerns that have been cited in previous issues are identified. Papers focus on issues including: (1) science and technology; (2) classroom practices and processes; (3) international…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Cognitive Development, College Science
Hewitson, Mal, Ed. – 1982
In these papers the authors consider the changing societal context for education, examine concepts and research on existing recurrent education practice, and document constraints on and future prospects of inservice education for teachers. The introduction provides an overview of the teaching role in the paper, "Recurrent Education for…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Technology
Nesdale, Andrew R., Ed.; And Others – 1981
This book consists of 31 papers focusing on aspects of child development. Mainly reports of research, papers are grouped topically into four sections dealing respectively with perceptual, language/communication, cognitive, and social development. Most of the nine papers in section 1 focus on the perceptual development of infants. Topics include…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Communication (Thought Transfer)
Rattray-Wood, Laurie, Ed.; Ferguson, Peter, Ed. – Australian Science Education Research Association: Research in Science Education, 1982
This publication contains a selection of science education research papers, beginning with an overview of trends in science education cognitive developmental research and theory in the United Kingdom. Papers that follow focus on developments in studies of thinking and reasoning, including work on concept mapping and conceptual change. Closely…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Cognitive Processes, Computer Simulation, Concept Formation
Payne, Philip, Ed. – 1983
The 23 papers presented at this conference deal with the information needs of institutionally-based part-time students in United Kingdom universities, polytechnics, and further education colleges, and with library and information services for the adult learner. Keith Percy and John Simpson provide overviews on the number and types of part-time…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Adult Education, Evening Students, Extension Education
Western Australia Science Education Association. – 1983
This proceedings contains the texts of 14 science education research studies which were presented at the 1983 Western Australia Science Education Conference. They include: "Students' Understanding of Chemical Equilibrium: A Report of Research in Progress" (Patrick J. Garnett, Mark W. Hackling); "Measuring the Learning Environment in…
Descriptors: Chemical Equilibrium, Classroom Environment, Computer Science Education, Conservation (Concept)
Chow, Clement; And Others – 1987
This report from the 1987 annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology contains biographical data on the panelists in a session on selected international distance learning institutions and brief summaries of the following presentations: (1) "The Central Agricultural Broadcasting School of China"…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Distance Education, Educational Technology
Imison, K., Ed.; And Others – 1986
These proceedings of a national Australian conference deal with many aspects of educating gifted and talented students and contain an opening address by I. Mathieson concerning the philosophy of the Queensland (Australia) State Education Department and a statement by James Gallagher, President of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children.…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Counseling, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs
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Tisher, Richard P., Ed. – Research in Science Education, 1985
This publication contains 24 studies which focus on: the fostering of inquiry in secondary school science laboratories; realistic expectations for traditional laboratory work; a content-based, college-level science course for all students; understanding learning at the classroom level; transitions and student task involvement; a project to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Concept Formation, Concept Mapping, Curriculum Development
Fien, John, Ed.; And Others – 1983
This publication contains 14 papers, most of which were written by instructors of higher education in Australia and Great Britain. Following an introduction, the first five papers are "The Development of Children's Map Ability" (Simon Catling), "Published Guidance to Pupils on Atlas Mapwork Skills" (Herbert Sandford),…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development, Communication (Thought Transfer), Comparative Education
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