Monday 17 August 2009

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Monday, August 17th
9:00 AM

ACER Research Conference Proceedings (2009)

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

This document is approx. 2 MB in file size. The papers are also available individually from the session listing. Some sessions also include audio and video recordings.

9:15 AM

Assessment: Lessons from Learning Research?

Geoff Masters, ACER

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Keynote Address 1 - (includes video).

11:00 AM

What makes a difference? How measuring the non-academic outcomes of schooling can help guide school practice

Prue Anderson, ACER
Julian Fraillon, ACER

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Reflections on the validity of using results from large scale assessments at the school level

Peter Titmanis, Performance Measurement and Reporting Taskforce

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Using assessment data for improving teaching practice

Helen Timperley, University of Auckland

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Conversations with a keynote

Patrik Scheinin, University of Helsinki

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

12:45 PM

NAPLAN : issues and directions

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunchtime Talkback session led by Chris Freeman, ACER.

1:15 PM

Informative Assessment — understanding and guiding learning

Margaret Forster, ACER

1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Keynote Address 2 (includes video).

3:00 PM

PISA for teachers: interpreting and using information from an international reading assessment in the classroom

Juliette Mendelovits, ACER
Dara Searle, ACER

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Next practice: what we are learning about teaching from student data

Katrina Spencer, DECS SA
Daniel Balacco, DECS SA

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Culture-fair assessment leading to culturally responsive pedagogy with Indigenous students

Val Klenowski, Queensland University of Technology
Thelma Gertz, Catholic Education Office (Qld)

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Conversations with a Keynote

Helen Wildy, University of Western Australia

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM