Melbourne Graduate School of Education - Theses
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“You are just the same as everybody else”: uncovering the complexities and multiplicities of Australian early childhood teacher identities
Since 2012, the Australian early childhood education and care sector (ECEC) has been subject to extensive legislative reforms designed to increase quality outcomes for young children and the nation through the implementation ...
Development of rubrics to support teacher judgement of student proficiency in ethical Decision-Making
Ethical capability is one of a suite of broad competencies that are relatively recent inclusions in national and state curricula. Problems arise in how to support teachers to assess and make judgements about student progress ...
The experience of Chinese female spouses of problem gamblers in Hong Kong: a grounded theory study of multi-dimensional impact
Although problematic gambling is a widespread problem among Chinese populations across the globe, there is limited research on how it affects Chinese female spouses of problem gamblers. The purpose of this study was to ...
Chinese Australian multilingual family experiences
This thesis investigates experiences of transnational multilingual Chinese Australian families who have diverse Chinese linguistic and cultural backgrounds and are dedicated to Chinese language maintenance in Metropolitan ...
The design and use of a learning progression of emergent numeracy to support the instruction of students with intellectual and development disability
This study developed an assessment to support teachers’ planning for emergent numeracy instruction for students with intellectual and developmental disability. It was conducted in response to reports of poor learning ...
The VET sector and schooling: interactions and outcomes
The economic and social benefits of education have been well researched and documented both internationally and in Australia. For young people who leave school without completing, it is important to reengage and acquire ...
Citizenship curriculum development in Chile and Argentina during the 1990s and the 2000s: patterns and justifications
Though Latin America aspires to democracy, its modern history is paradoxically marked by constant ruptures of the Rule of Law. In this context, the task of civic and citizenship education is complex and relevant. This ...
Becoming professional researchers: an exploration of the experiences of Vietnamese doctoral students in Australia
Over the past two decades, a large number of Vietnamese students have travelled abroad to undertake advanced research degrees under a variety of scholarship programs, many of which are offered by the Vietnamese Government ...
To what extent is the Script Concordance Test a valid measure of clinical reasoning for Advanced Paediatric Life Support Training?
Although Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) and other Structured Resuscitation Training (SRT) programs receive widespread professional endorsement, studies have shown limited and short term change in clinicians’ ...
Comics go global: evaluating an online collaborative project using the community of inquiry framework
This thesis examines the feasibility of evaluating online collaborative education programs, specifically, it explore the question, to what extent does Comics Go Global (CGG), an extra-curricular, online collaborative arts ...