Centre for Studies in Mathematics, Science and Environmental Education

Faculty of Education, Deakin University

Directors: Ass. Prof. Susie Groves (MathEd), Ass. Prof. Ian Robottom (EnviroEd)

http://www2.deakin.edu.au/faculty/education/math_sci_enviro/

Sponsor

Deakin University

Objectives

1. Research; 2. Curriculum Development; 3. Policy Development; 4. Teacher Development; 5. Produce Resources for Schools and Workplaces; 6. Organizes Conferences, Seminars and Workshops; 7. Publishes Research and Development Materials.

Mission

To promote links with industry and government.

To undertake consultancies for schools, education systems and agencies.

To develop specific professional development courses, reports, publications, and materials where commissioned.

Partners

 

 

N/A.

Guiding Principles

 

 

Publications

Videos

Monographs

Conference Proceedings

Conferences, Seminars and Workshops

Annual seminars with 8 presentations

Annual two day symposiums

Research Projects

Contestation over 'national' and 'community' interests in the development of environmental education.

Practical Mechanics in Primary Mathematics: Fostering links between children's spontaneous concepts and Newtonian mechanics.

Use of interactive multimedia to enhance teachers' awareness of key characteristics of effective teaching.

Competing discourses in health and physical education.

The educative role of community, government and private environmental agencies and groups.

Teaching for conceptual change in science: Towards a theory of content.

Project Management Plan

 

 

Formative Evaluation Plans

 

N/A

Timeline of Project Activities

 

Ongoing

 

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