Faculty of Education

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Example research proposals are listed by category below.

History of Education


Karen Marais, 2005, EdD

From finishing school to feminist academy: the impact of changing social constructions of gender on education in a private girls' school in Western Australia, 1945 - 1997.

Karen Marais [PDF, 174.7 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009


Karen Marais [RTF, 201.9 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009




Ian Melville, 2006, PhD

An historical analysis of the structures established for the provision of Anglican education in the Diocese of Perth, Western Australia between 1917 and 1992.

Ian Melville [PDF, 234.0 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009



Qualitative Longitudinal Study


Karen Anderson, 2005, EdD

The novice experience: Western Australian primary deputy principals' first year in school leadership and management.

Karen Anderson [PDF, 130.9 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009


Karen Anderson [RTF, 160.0 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009



Stefania Giamminuti, 2005, PhD

Documentation as a tool for co-constructing situated communities of learners: a case study of early years, educational environments in Reggio Emilia and Western Australia.


Jasmine McDonald, 2005, PhD

How parents deal with the education of their child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder: a constructivist grounded theory study.

Jasmine McDonald [PDF, 107.4 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009


Jasmine McDonald [RTF, 321.4 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009



Shardlow Mignon, 2005, PhD

Teaching the watchdogs of democracy: The professional formation of journalists through Australian university study and early employment.

Shardlow Mignon [PDF, 59.5 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009


Mignon Shardlow [RTF, 247.0 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009




Point Qualitative Study

Debra Shilkin, 2005, EdD

Why we suspend: teachers' and administrators' perspectives on student suspensions.

Debra Shilkin [PDF, 110.5 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009


Debra Shilkin [RTF, 281.5 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009




Multiple-question Qualitative Study

Theresa Martin, 2006, EdD

Qualifications in education for TAFE lecturers in Western Australia: background, functions and concerns.

Theresa Martin [PDF, 70.3 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009


Theresa Martin [RTF, 262.5 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009




Quantitative Study

Jolee Boakes, 2005, PhD

Development and validation of the test battery to evaluate employability skills.

Jolee Boakes [PDF, 194.9 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009


Jolee Boakes PhD [RTF, 963.7 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009



Charles Chew, 2005, EdD

Effects of biology-infused demonstrations on achievement and attitudes in junior college Physics.

Charles Chew [PDF, 132.5 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009



Richard Hewison, 2005, EdD

Predictors of tertiary level performance in non-English speaking background students.

Richard Hewison [PDF, 140.7 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009


Richard Hewison [RTF, 506.0 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009



David Kwok, 2005, EdD

Profiles of high-performing call centre agents.

David Kwok [PDF, 114.3 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009


David Kwok [RTF, 386.8 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009



Joseph Njiru, 2005, PhD

Self-regulated learning in working with information and communication technology (ICT).

Joseph Njuri [PDF, 139.8 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009


Joseph Njiru [RTF, 534.1 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009



Delphine Shaw, 2005, EdD

Thinking patterns, pupil engagement, and understanding in early childhood.

Delphine Shaw [PDF, 87.8 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009


Delphine Shaw [RTF, 867.9 KB]
Updated 14 Oct 2009