Papers from 2012

Our place in space, Keith R. Skamp


Teaching primary science: trial-teacher feedback on the implemenatation of Primary Connections and the 5E model, Keith R. Skamp


Implementation of science based on the 5E learning model: insights from teacher feedback on trial Primary Connections units, Keith R. Skamp and Shelley Peers

Teachers’ implementation of primary connections: insights from teacher feedback, Keith R. Skamp and Shelley Peers

Generating new knowledge in early childhood education: aligning contemporary health, wellbeing and sustainability issues with research into children's play, Helen Skouteris, Leonie Rutherford, Susan Edwards, and Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie


A good start for all children: the case for universal, accessible, high quality early childhood education, Anne B. Smith

Recognizing children as citizens: can this enhance solidarity?, Anne B. Smith

Contemporary mourning practices: sudden death in the modern world, Robert J. Smith

Food for thought: the hunger for satisfaction in a world of increasing choice, Robert J. Smith

New eyes on old forests: a reconsideration of early accounts of the north coast of New South Wales, Robert J. Smith

The ‘Highway Pie’ at a crossroads: a new juncture for Australian cultural tradition, Robert J. Smith

Food innovation and technacy genre theory: implications for teaching and learning, Angela Turner and Kurt Seeman

Clarifying food education toward innovation and design for the global green new deal, Angela Turner and Kurt W. Seeman

Food innovation and technacy genre theory: strategies for teaching and learning, Angela Turner and Kurt Seemann


Quality assurance and quality enhancement of the nursing curriculum – happy marriage or recipe for divorce?, Thea F. van de Mortel, Jennifer L. Bird, Julienne I. Holt, and Maree A. Walo

What your teacher librarian can do for you, Margie Wallin and Jann Small


iPadiCan: Trialling iPads to support primary and secondary students with disabilities, Liz Watts, Sharon Brennan, and Renata Phelps

Digital technology in the visual arts classroom: an [un]easy partnership, Judith L. Wilks, Alexandra Cutcher, and Susan Wilks


Going on to uni? access and participation in university for students from backgrounds of disadvantage, Judith Wilks and Katie Wilson


Physical webbing: collaborative kinesthetic three-dimensional Mind Maps®, Marian H. Williams


Everything is connected: giftedness within a broad framework for cognition, Geoff Woolcott

Developing number knowledge: assessment, teaching & intervention with 7-11 year olds, Robert Wright, David L. Ellemor-Collins, and Pamela D. Tabor


Voice and choice for users and carers? developments in patterns of care for older people in Australia, England and Finland, Sue Yeandle, Teppo Kröger, and Bettina Cass

Papers from 2011


The historical, present and future 'ness' of environmental education in India, Sylvia Almeida and Amy Cutter-Mackenzie


Grandparents raising grandchildren: negotiating the complexities of role-identity conflict, Jan Backhouse and Anne Graham


Promoting rural and remote teacher education in Australia through the over the Hill project, Denise Beutel, Lenore Adie, and Suzanne Hudson

Attracting and retaining trained ECEC staff, Wendy Boyd

Children's agency and participation in a water awareness program in early childhood centres in Australia, Wendy Boyd


Parent decisions regarding paid work and care of the child, Wendy Boyd

Policies to support maternal employment and care for the child: what does the research tell us?, Wendy Boyd

When does the 15 hours preschool program start (and end)?, Wendy Boyd

Student mental models of global warming and climate change: what does research tell us?, Eddie Boyes, Martin Stanisstreet, Keith Skamp, M Rodriguez, Georigios Malandrakis, Roseanne Fortner, Ahmet Kilinc, N Taylor, Kiran Chhokar, Shweta Dua, Abdullah Ambusaidi, I P-A Cheong, M Kim, and Hye-Gyoung Yoon

Play-based Transition Project Report, Tess Boyle and L Jones

Reflecting on making and presenting Arts Informed Research: a biography on the process of creating a doctoral thesis, Alexandra Cutcher and Robyn Ewing


Curious and curiouser questions, Amy Cutter-Mackenzie


Multicultural school gardens progress report 2011, Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie

Scrutinizing Louv’s Nature Deficit Disorder: shaping a child-framed research agenda, Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie

The Australian-ness of environmental education, Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie

The 'ness' of environmental education, Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie

Teaching teachers’ marine and environmental education through school-community learning, Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie and H. Breidahl

Schools Insights Project final research report, Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie, J Brooks, S Almeida, and N Prince

The development of professional teacher standards and professional learning in environmental education, Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie, Barbara Clarke, and Phil Smith

Environmental education as a content area in early childhood education and curriculum, Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie and S Edwards

Understanding children's learning in sustainability: what do play-types have to teach us?, Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie and Susan Edwards

Experiencing environment and place through children's literature, Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie, Phillip G. Payne, and Alan Reid

Inciting experience of environment and place through children’s literature: transdisciplinary research for the community good, Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie and Alan Reid

Teaching teachers: ecologizing teacher education through school-community pedagogies, Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie and A. Surmacz

Move it, use it: University-school collaboration for learning to teach physical education in primary schools, Craig Daly, Peter Hudson, Suzanne Hudson, and MIchelle Murray

Play-based pedagogies and environmental knowledge in the early years: what does play-based sustainability education look like?, S Edwards and Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie

Environmentalising early childhood education curriculum through pedagogies of play, Susan Edwards and Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie

Video-based research methodologies in early childhood: working with contextualized-moments-in-time, Susan Edwards and Amy N. Cutter-Mackenzie

Unpacking mathematisation: an experimental framework for arithmetic instruction, David Ellemor-Collins and Robert J. Wright

The P-4 mathematics intervention specialist project: pedagogical tools and professional development resources, David Ellemor-Collins, Robert J. Wright, and Gerard Lewis


Developing conceptual place value: instructional design for intensive intervention, David Ellemor-Collins and Robyn Wright


A meditation in which consideration is given to the past and future engagement of social science generally and critical physical education and sports scholarship in particular with various scientific debates, including the so-called 'obesity epidemic' and contemporary manifestations of biological determinism, Michael Gard

Between alarmists and sceptics: on the cultural politics of obesity scholarship and public policy, Michael Gard

Neo-liberalism, the ‘obesity epidemic’ and the challenge to theory, Michael Gard

The end of the obesity epidemic, Michael Gard


Truth, belief and the cultural politics of obesity scholarship and public health policy, Michael Gard

Parenting after separation and divorce, Anne Graham

Seasons for growth: 15 years on, Anne Graham


Strengthening young people’s social and emotional wellbeing, Anne Graham


Supporting children’s mental health in schools: teacher views, Anne Graham, Renata Phelps, Carrie Maddison, and Robyn Fitzgerald

Improving the literacy performance of low-achieving students: some tentative directions from cognitive neuroscience, Lorraine Graham and Anne Bellert

Improving the literacy performance of low-achieving students: some tentative directions from cognitive neuroscience, Lorraine Graham and Anne Bellert


Negotiating content with learners using technology enhanced teaching and learning solutions, Megan Hastie, Nian-Shing Chen, and Richard Smith


The role of the e-learning manager in re-engineering educational paradigms, Megan Hastie, Nian-Shing Chen, and Richard Smith

Beyond the binary of researcher/researched: the complexities of participatory action research, Karen A. Hawkins

Connecting early childhood educators, action research, and teaching for social justice, Karen A. Hawkins

The education system in Cambodia: making progress under difficult circumstances, Martin Hayden and Richard Martin

Actioning universitycommunity engagement: leadership, mentoring and professional communities, Peter Hudson and Suzanne Hudson


Converting theory to practice: university-school collaboration on devising strategies for mentoring pedagogical knowledge, Peter Hudson and Suzanne Hudson

Distributed leadership and professional learning communities, Peter Hudson and Suzanne Hudson

Partners in education: the teacher education done differently (TEDD) project, Peter Hudson and Suzanne Hudson

A passion about writing, Jenny L. Johnston

Literacy, Jenny L. Johnston


Editorial, Brian Kean

Teaching in a contemporary world, Bruce Allen Knight and David Lynch

Attitudes, interest, motivation and student engagement: exploring the connection between these constructs in the context of science education, Marianne R. Logan

The context of education in the 2000s, David Lynch

The future of teacher education: reflections on innovations, David E. Lynch and Richard Smith

Issues in contemporary teaching: volume 1, David Lynch and Bruce A. Knight

Issues in contemporary teaching: volume 2, David Lynch and Bruce A. Knight

Learning in the present day world, David Lynch and Bruce A. Knight

Designing the classroom curriculum in the knowledge age, David Lynch and Richard Smith

The theory and practice of curriculum and programming, David Lynch and Richard Smith

Getting started in your first classroom, Jake Madden


The limits to exercise performance and the future of fatigue research, Frank E. Marino, Michael Gard, and Eric Drinkwater

How can professional development serve experienced and inexperienced mentors of preservice teachers?, Michelle J. Murray, Peter Hudson, and Suzanne Hudson


Supporting children and young people through change, loss and grief: an evaluation of the Seasons for Growth program, Sallie Newell and Alison Moss


Working together to reduce youth recidivism: exploring the potential of a 'Wraparound' Interagency Service Model, Ian A. Nisbet, Anne Graham, and Sallie Newell


A school-based intervention to promote physical activity among adolescent girls: rationale, design, and baseline data from the Girls in Sport group randomised controlled trial, Anthony D. Okely, Wayne G. Cotton, David R. Lubans, Philip J. Morgan, Lauren Puglisi, Judy Miller, Jan Wright, Marijka J. Batterham, Louisa R. Peralta, and Janine Perry


Can science education help to reduce global warming? an international study of the links between students' beliefs and their willingness to act, Manuel Rodríguez, Edward Boyes, Martin Stanisstreet, Keith R. Skamp, Georigios Malandrakis, Roseanne Fortner, Ahmet Kilinc, Neil Taylor, Kiran Chhokar, Shweta Dua, Abdullah Ambusaidi, Poh-Ai I. Cheong, Hye-Gyoung Yoon, and Mijung Kim

Creative writing (classes) as a means of revealing unconscious belief systems: the folk culture so often disclosed when one is writing viewpoints, J S. Ryan and Robert J. Smith

A critical realist perspective of education, Brad Shipway

Teaching chemistry in primary science: what does the research suggest?, Keith Skamp

Materials, Keith R. Skamp

Materials and change, Keith R. Skamp

Our place in space, Keith R. Skamp

Teaching primary science constructively, Keith R. Skamp