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

R Tytler, D Symington, J Cripps Clark

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

journal
2015

School-community collaborations: Bringing authentic science into schools

R Tytler, J Cripps Clark, D 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

R Tytler, D Symington

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

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2011

A curriculum innovation framework for science, technology and mathematics education

R Tytler, D Symington, C Smith

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

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

R Tytler, D Symington, L Darby, C Malcolm, V Kirkwood

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

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Schools and teachers supporting student open investigations

D Symington, R Tytler

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

journal
2009

Assuming responsibility : teachers taking charge of their professional development

R Tytler, D Symington, C Malcolm, V 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

R Tytler, D Symington, V Kirkwood, C 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

S Rodrigues, R Tytler, L Darby, P Hubber, D Symington, J Edwards

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

journal
2006

Science in school and society

R Tytler, D Symington

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

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Boosting science learning - what will it take?

R Tytler, D Symington

(2006), pp. 40-41, ACER 2006 : Boosting science learning : what will it take? : conference proceedings, Yarralumla, A.C.T., E1-1

conference

Redesigning science teacher education to reflect the nature of contemporary science

R Tytler, D Symington

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

conference
2004

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

D Symington, R Tytler

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

journal
2003

What would they know about school science?

D Symington, R Tytler

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

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

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