Prof David Symington

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Position

Adjunct Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Publications

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2017

Community-school collaborations in science: towards improved outcomes through better understanding of boundary issues

Prof Russell Tytler, Prof David Symington, Dr John Cripps Clark

(2017), Vol. 15, pp. 643-661, International journal of science and mathematics education, Berlin, Germany, C1

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2015

School-community collaborations: bringing authentic science into schools

Prof Russell Tytler, Dr John Cripps Clark, Prof David Symington

(2015), Vol. 60, pp. 28-34, Teaching science, Deakin, A.C.T., C1

journal

Science learning in rural Australia: not necessarily the poor cousin

Prof Russell Tytler, Prof David Symington

(2015), Vol. 61, pp. 19-25, Teaching science, Deakin West, A.C.T., C1-1

journal
2011

Schools and teachers supporting student open investigations

Prof David Symington, Prof Russell Tytler

(2011), Vol. 57, pp. 8-12, Teaching science, Deakin West, A. C. T., C1

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Discourse communities : a framework from which to consider professional development for rural teachers of science and mathematics

Prof Russell Tytler, Prof David Symington, Dr Linda Hobbs, Cliff Malcolm, Valda Kirkwood

(2011), Vol. 27, pp. 871-879, Teaching and teacher education, Oxford, England, C1

journal

A curriculum innovation framework for science, technology and mathematics education

Prof Russell Tytler, Prof David Symington, Mr Craig Smith

(2011), Vol. 41, pp. 19-38, Research in science education, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2009

Assuming responsibility : teachers taking charge of their professional development

Prof Russell Tytler, Prof David Symington, Cliff Malcolm, Valda Kirkwood

(2009), Vol. 55, pp. 9-15, Teaching science, Deakin, A.C.T., C1

journal
2008

Engaging students in authentic science through school - community links : learning from the rural experience

Prof Russell Tytler, Prof David Symington, Valda Kirkwood, Cliff Malcolm

(2008), Vol. 54, pp. 13-18, Teaching science, Deakin, A.C.T., C1

journal
2007

The usefulness of a science degree : the "lost voices" of science trained professionals

Susan Rodrigues, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Linda Hobbs, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof David Symington, Ms Jane Edwards

(2007), Vol. 29, pp. 1411-1433, International journal of science education, London, England, C1

journal
2006

Science in school and society

Prof Russell Tytler, Prof David Symington

(2006), Vol. 52, pp. 10-15, Teaching science : the journal of the Australian Science Teachers Association, Canberra, ACT, C1

journal

Boosting science learning - what will it take?

Prof Russell Tytler, Prof David Symington

(2006), pp. 40-41, ACER 2006 : Boosting science learning : what will it take? : conference proceedings, Camberwell, Vic., E1-1

conference

Redesigning science teacher education to reflect the nature of contemporary science

Prof Russell Tytler, Prof David Symington

(2006), pp. 1-12, NARST 2006 : National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual International Conference 2006, Baltimore, Md., E1-1

conference
2004

Community leaders' views of the purposes of science in the compulsory years of schooling

Prof David Symington, Prof Russell Tytler

(2004), Vol. 26, pp. 1403-1418, International journal of science education, Abingdon, England, C1

journal
2003

What would they know about school science?

Prof David Symington, Prof Russell Tytler

(2003), Vol. 49, pp. 22-27, Australian science teacher's journal, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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Grants

Other Public Sector Funding

Assessment of impact and value: Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools Program

Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Coral Campbell, Dr Gail Chittleborough, Dr Gaye Williams, Dr Peta White, Prof David Symington, Mr Garrett Upstill

  • 2015: $99,710

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
1999

Hilary Hollingsworth

Thesis entitled: Teacher Professional Growth: A Study of Primary Teachers Involved in Mathematics Professional Development

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Richard Sullivan

Thesis entitled: What do teacher educator/ trainers mean when they use the terms ¿Problem and problem solving¿

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education