The Graduate School of Education invites you to participate in this inaugural Seminar Series.
With a focus on sharing personal insights into timely and relevant topics in education research, these seminars will engage participants in a lively discussion of some of the pressing issues affecting Australia’s academics, schools and society today.
Speakers and topics for 2012
Winthrop Professor Grady Venville
“Choosing science comes more from the heart than from the brain (or the pocket)”: A retrospective study of why scientists chose to study science.”
Winthrop Professor Stephen Houghton
“Are the seeds of antisociality and psychopathic traits sown early in life?”
Winthrop Professor and Chapple Chair David Andrich
“Sliding Doors in Academe: Idiosyncrasies of autobiography and controversy in psychometrics”
Winthrop Professor and Faculty Dean Helen Wildy
“NAPLAN Data: Improving student learning OR doing the work of the Devil?”
Winthrop Professor Thomas O’Donoghue
The primary school’s invasion of the privacy of the child: Unmasking the potential of some current practices
RSVP to Ms. Alyce Green, Administrative Assistant, GSE
Abstracts and additional details will be distributed closer to the event date.