Melbourne Graduate School of Education - Research Publications
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Conclusion – A Continuum for Planning
(Springer Science & Business Media, 2013-12-17)
Learning arithmetic blocks: a concrete model for teaching decimals
(Department of Science and Mathemtics Education, 2006)
This booklet is an introduction to using the LAB model with your students. It outlines a number of activities using LAB to assist students in gaining an understanding of the decimal number system.
Lesson ideas and activities for teaching decimals
(Department of Science and Mathematics Education, 2006)
The Department of Science and Mathematics Education has produced this booklet to assist teachers with students learning to work confidently with decimal numbers. It contains many classroom activities that will motivate and ...
What does 'significance' look like? Assessing the assessment process in competitive grants schemes
(Australian Association for Research in Education, 2006)
This paper focuses on the writer’s experiences from 2002-2004 as the sole Education member of the Australian Research Council committee that assesses applications across the ‘social, behavioural and economic sciences’. It ...
The 'facts of the case': gender equity for boys as a public policy issue
Despite the trend toward gender studies in the social sciences, studies of masculinity have been largely absent from educational research. This volume presents a collection of the current critical scholarship on the creation ...
How do young people think about self, work and futures
(Australian Institute of Family Studies, 1998)
The 12 to 18 Educational Research Project, commenced in 1993, is a longitudinal study that is following a number of young people at four different Victorian schools through each year of their secondary schooling. Twice ...
Gender equity and the boys debate: what sort of challenge is it?
(Taylor & Francis, Ltd., 1997)
Recently public and policy discussions about gender equity have become strongly concerned with boys. This article discusses some aspects of the form, the context and the implications of these developments in Australia (and ...
Islamic religious education and the debate on itsreform post-September 11
(University of New South Wales Press, 2005)
The place of Islam and Muslims in the West has been a source of much debate in the post-September 11 era, not least in the area of Islamic education – an area seen by some Western commentators as a major source of anti-Western ...
Creating a culture of human rights from a Muslim perspective
(Multi-Faith Centre, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 2006)
In the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, issues of human rights have drawn an increasing amount of international attention. Some people view traditional understandings of Islamic law, particularly in areas such as ...
The rule of law and radical electoral reform
The Australian Constitution provides very little guidance on how the Australian democracy should operate. Matters such as “Cabinet” exist merely as conventions and are not dealt with by the constitutional text. In fact, ...