Current Research Students

Current Graduate Researchers

Doctor of Philosophy

Name

Topic

Charlotte Waters

Qualitative and quantitative validation of learning progressions

Emma Fels

Disruption or reproduction: career development education in Victorian Schools

Farhan Azim

Diagnostic Techniques for Mathematical Problem Solving: Addition and Subtraction in Arithmetic Word Problem Solving

Felix Lofgren

Formative assessment: Moving beyond grades and grading practices

Fiona Trapani

Game-based learning practices and students’ discursive psychological production of meaning

Giang Nguyen

Development and Validation of Formative Assessment Competency Framework for EFL Teachers

Jolanta Szymakowski

Development and Validation of an Instrument that Measures Opportunity to Learn for High Capacity Students

Judith Crigan

Teachers’ collaborative use of developmental assessment to support literacy learning

Lan Anh Nguyen Khoa

Assessment of students’ problem solving performance across different subject areas (mathematics and social science subjects) in early years schooling

Narelle English

Learning how to learn: Supporting students’ social learning competence using a developmental progression

Pam Robertson

Exploration of the use of learning progressions for reviewing curriculum sequences

Phuong Viet Ha Ngo

The developmental learning framework for English language test item writers in Vietnamese higher education settings

Pik Yen Lim

Learning Progressions and Plausible Measurement Models for Assessment of 21st Century Competencies through Complex Problem-solving Tasks in the Classroom

Sundance (Zhihong) Sun

Understanding and Enhancing Critical Thinking in Different Cultural Contexts

Thi Chau Pha (Pha) Tran

Measuring Critical Thinking in Language Education

Thi Huyen Tran

Developing competencies for vocational education and training teachers in Vietnam

Thi Nhan

Developing a professional competency framework for Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) lecturers in Vietnamese universities and colleges

Yan Bibby

Plausible values: How many do you need to produce plausible results?

Zhaoxia Guo

Measurement Validity Issues in “Flat-Lining” Phenomenon

Doctor of Education

Name

Topic

Carolyn Murdoch

How do students become active drivers in their own learning and not just passive passengers in the schooling journey?

David Wilkie

Conceptualisations of effective teachers across different school contexts: what do teachers think? A contextualised study for improvement in teacher effectiveness.

Jo Henriksen

Professional women’s experiences of parent participation in schools

Mark Dowley

The impact of testing on students: Australian students' perspectives on NAPLAN and internal assessments

Michael Meehan

Not available

Recent Graduates

Doctor of Philosophy

Name

Year of graduation

Topic

Link to thesis (if available)

Dr Emily White

2019

Digital Literacy for Students with Disability: Recognising Ability and Supporting Learning through Assessment, Evidence, and Expertise

Not available

Dr Jane Strickland

2019

The design and use of a learning progression of emergent numeracy to support the instruction of students with intellectual and development disability

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/219848

Dr Nives Nibali

2019

Addressing growth in reading comprehension for high capacity students

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/221393

Dr Toshiko Kamei

2019

Thinking to learn: an investigation of assessing and teaching thinking skills for students with disability

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/224151

Dr Dennis Danipog

2019

Assessing the scientific inquiry practices of teachers and investigating their relationship with student learning

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/224242

Dr Lindsey Gale

2018

Measuring learning readiness in goal directed movement

Not available

Dr Claire Scoular

2017

From log file analysis to item response theory: an assessment template for measuring collaborative problem solving

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/130066

Dr Dara Ramalingam

2017

Using data from computer-delivered assessments to improve construct validity and measurement precision

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/197541

Dr Masa Pavlovic

2017

Impact of item parameter drift on student ability estimates and the implications for teacher ability to target instruction

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/194900

Dr Eveline Gebhardt

2016

Latent path models within an IRT framework

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/90848

Dr Maree Ryan

2016

The Predictive Effect of Adolescent Emotional Intelligence, IQ and Gender for Academic Achievement: A Study of the Victorian Certificate of Education

Not available

Dr Sandra Milligan

2016

Measurement of the ability to generate higher order learning in MOOCs

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/118271

Dr Alejandra Arratia Martínez

2014

Developmental assessment and metacognition in teachers´ professional learning and differentiated teaching

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/50465

Dr Alejandra Osses

2014

Measuring school performance in high-stakes accountability systems: evidence from and proposals for the Chilean accountability policy

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/49810

Dr Syed Kamal-Ud-Din Shah

2014

Investigating the contextual factors influencing student learning achievement in Pakistan

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/42046

Dr Karen Joy Wood

2014

Intelligence, interests and personality as predictors of academic success across the knowledge domains

Not available

Dr Hoai Phuong Tran

2014

Validating a National University Entrance Examination English test: a case from Vietnam

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/42260

Master of Education, by research

Name

Year of graduation

Topic

Link to thesis (if available)

Ben Reeves

2018

Development of rubrics to support teacher judgement of student proficiency in ethical Decision-Making

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/220634

Jacqueline Moore

2016

The performance of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) students on a high-stakes writing test

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/91705

Amy Berry

2015

Exploring classrooms that support the growth of top-quartile students

http://hdl.handle.net/11343/57108