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Watson, Jane, Ed.; Beswick, Kim, Ed. – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2007
This is a record of the proceedings of the 30th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA). The theme of the conference is "Mathematics: Essential research, essential practice." The theme draws attention to the importance of developing and maintaining links between research and practice and…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Concept Mapping, Student Teachers
Pateman, Neil A., Ed; Dougherty, Barbara J., Ed.; Zilliox, Joseph T., Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2003
This volume of the 27th International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education Conference includes the following research reports: (1) The Affective Views of Primary School Children (Peter Grootenboer); (2) Theoretical Model of Analysis of Rate Problems in Algebra (Jose Guzman, Nadine Bednarz and Fernando Hitt); (3) Locating Fractions on…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Education, Validity
Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association, Alexandria. – 2001
This document contains 95 papers and summaries of 5 poster sessions from an Australian conference on putting vocational education and training (VET) research to work. The following are among the areas covered in the papers: factors affecting VET graduates' employability over time; technical and further education (TAFE) institutes as models of…
Descriptors: Action Research, Adoption (Ideas), Adult Education, Case Studies
New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Wellington. – 1997
Participants at a conference on educational research discussed their priorities to determine whether a shared agenda could be developed for educational research in New Zealand. The conference papers are: (1) "Connecting Research and Practice: Buying In or Selling Out" (Barry McGaw) (keynote address); (2) "In Response to Barry…
Descriptors: Agenda Setting, Conferences, Educational Change, Educational Research
Hall, William C., Ed. – 1993
This collection of articles of international appeal on the future of vocational and technical education and training begins with an introduction by William Hall and includes the following papers: "New Vocationalism in the United States: Potential Problems and Outlook" (Benson); "Learning within a Work Context: Training Concepts,…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Assessment, Educational Change
New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Wellington. – 1993
This publication contains the proceedings of a conference on the universities, labor market, the academic labor pool, and society's needs for educated workers in New Zealand. Following background information on the conference, a list of participants, and a conference program; the texts of the two keynote presentations are given including questions…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries
Gold, Max, Ed.; And Others – 1991
The theme of this convention was the impact of policy changes on practices in early childhood education worldwide, and particularly in New Zealand. Nine keynote addresses considered issues relevant to early childhood education. A total of 53 papers presented at the convention discussed: (1) cultural issues in early childhood education; (2)…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Quality
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia). – 1994
Eleven papers from an Australian Technical and Further Education (TAFE) conference are included: "The TAFE System and the Training Reform Agenda" (Gregor Ramsey) raises issues to keep the impetus going for national system improvement and development. "Towards the Best of Both Worlds: Models for Governance of TAFE Colleges" (Ian…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Development