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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/151083
Description: Many children naturally seek challenging physically active play which may involve injury-risk. Prior studies have attempted to describe the characteristics of risky play but to date none have consider ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/161827
Description: In this chapter, I employ the central constructs of Pierre Bourdieu’s (1930–2002) Theory of Practice as an analytical framework for developing a reflexive understanding of the interplay between indivi ... More
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/134509
Description: This paper contributes to the discussion around methodologies effective in gathering the perspectives of young children for the purposes of research. It describes ecocultural theory, a theoretical mod ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/114997
Description: Assessment is a critical endeavour with implications for students, universities, industry and the wider community. The measurement of student learning, however, presents many challenges, particularly ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/119956
Description: Reflection is widely used in cooperative education to support learning and praxis; however, a review of the literature reveals limited empirical evidence for the correlation between reflection and pos ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168420
Description: 12 page(s)
Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/125228
Description: 17 page(s)
Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/150303
Description: The engagement of early childhood teachers with curriculum initiatives reflects the decisions and factors surrounding an educator's relationship with a single curriculum initiative or across multiple ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/111318
Description: The delivery of the primary curriculum has been subject to recent debate in Western countries. In Australia, the primary teacher is by and large considered a generalist; however a current paradox exis ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/134469
Description: This article examines the increase in segregated placements in the New South Wales government school sector. Using disaggregated enrolment data, it points to the growing over-representation of boys in ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1164825
Description: 8 page(s)
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/153962
Description: This paper discusses some of the key experiences which contribute to successful first year student transitions into university. Interviews with seventeen first year students from across Macquarie Univ ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/103595
Description: 9 page(s)
Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/91928
Description: The main purpose of this chapter is to examine how young children aged between 4-5 years old enact leadership during preschool play. Studies that use a case study methodology are reviewed to illustrat ... More
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/188578
Description: An experimental paradigm examined the impact of elaborative, emotion- and non-emotion-focused reminiscing on 83 younger (3–4 years) and older (5–6 years) children's memory for a staged "visit to the z ... More
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