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An investigation of the role of text-based computer-mediated conversations in facilitating peer relationships.
Louise Paatsch and Dianne Toe
Funded by Telematics Trust

Bridging pre-service teaching with out of school learning (2011)
Andrea Allard, Mary Dixon, Ingrid Galitis, Kirsten Hutchison, Jill Loughlin, Dianne Mayer, and Simone White.
Funded by Deakin University Centre for Educational Futures and Innovation Research Development Grant

Children with hearing impairments in Victoria outcome study (CHIVOS). Centre for Community and Child Health (CCCH), Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne and The University of Melbourne.
Melissa Wake, Field Rickards, Zeffie Poulakis, Louise Paatsch and Alison King

Deep Leadership for Learning and Deep Support for Learning
Muriel Wells
Funded by the Catholic Education Office, Western Region

Developing Essential Language and Literacy Tools for Early Childhood
Sarah Ohi
Faculty Teaching & Learning Grant, Deakin University

Early childhood mentoring program (2011-12)
Sarah Ohi (as part of Deakin University and Victoria University Early Childhood research teams)
Funded by Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Engaging adolescents in learning: A longitudinal study of student use electronic self-assessment tools within advocacy models of student support (2008 - 2011)
Bernie Neville, Frank Hardman, Ramon Lewis, Kim Keamy, Kirsten Hutchison, Tricia McCann, Caroline Walta
Funded by the Australian Research Council

Engagement, expression and embodiment: Bridging multimodal literacies and language arts through constructing an interactive virtual museum
Caroline Ho, Wolfgang Müller-Wittig and Mark Nelson
Funded by the Singapore Ministry of Education/Office of Educational Research

Evaluating student use of technology in a one-to-one computing program
Anne Cloonan, Kirsten Hutchison and Louise Paatsch
Funded by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Victoria

Evaluation of the Yached accelerated learning program
Brenton Doecke, Brian Doig, Susie Groves, Alan Marshall and Muriel Wells

Innovative learning environments (2010)
Jill Blackmore, Anne Cloonan, Deb Bateman, Mary Dixon, Jill Loughlin, Jo O'Mara and Kim Senior
Funded by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development/Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Investigating conversational competence in school-age children with hearing loss who use spoken language
Louise Paatsch, Dianne Toe and Amelia Church
Funded by ANZ Trust and Deafness Foundation of Victoria

Investigating narrative skills in adolescents with hearing loss: A longitudinal study.
Melissa Wake, Zeffie Poulakis, Louise Paatsch, Field Rickards, & Karen Wirth
Funded by Deafness Foundation of Victoria

Investigating the effectiveness of teacher education for early career teachers in diverse settings: A longitudinal study (2011-2014).
Dianne Mayer, Brenton Doecke, Mary Dixon, Alex Kostogriz, Andrea Allard, Simone White, Bernadette Walker-Gibbs, Leonie Rowan, Clare Wyatt-Smith and Richard Bates
Funded by the Australian Research Council (Linkage Project)

Investigating the impact of professional learning for teachers and their students' learning (2011)
Anne Cloonan
Funded by the Catholic Education Office, Melbourne

iPreps: Supporting early uears literacy learning with iPods and iPads
Julie Lynch and Terri Redpath

Listening in the lives of higher education students
Terri Redpath

Researching leadership, communication and decision making in school improvement
Shaun Rawolle, Russell Tytler, Louise Paatsch, Carol Campbell and Muriel Wells
Funded by Barwon South Network

Scaffolding pre-service 21st century teacher-researchers: Technology-infused assessment (2010)
Anne Cloonan, Kirsten Hutchison, and Louise Paatsch
Funded by Deakin Teaching and Learning Grant

Teachers as theorists: Developing a multimodal metalanguage (2009)
Anne Cloonan and Catherine Beavis
Funded by Deakin Central Research Grant.

Teaching and learning issues of undergraduate early childhood education courses of a selected university in Victoria
Bonny Yim, Jenny Grenfell and Sarah Ohi
Faculty Teaching & Learning Grant, Deakin University

The effects of mandated literacy assessment and reporting processes on educators' work (2009-2011)
Barbara Comber, Phil Cormack, Brenton Doecke, Alex Kostogriz, Rosie Kerin, R., Griffith, A, Dorothy Smith
The project applies concepts deriving from Dorothy Smith's Institutional Ethnography to inquire into the way the work practices of English literacy teachers are being changed by mandated assessment
Funded by the Australia Research Council (Discovery Project)

The young learners' project: Identifying personalised teaching strategies for early literacy in children in the preschool and the first year of school.
Field Rickards, Margaret Brown, Bridie Raban, Esther Care, Andrea Nolan, Janet Scull, Louise Paatsch, Linda Byrnes, Anne-Marie Morrisey, Jan Deans, Robert Brown, Anna Bortoli, Linda Watson, Pauline Nott, Renata Aliani, Derek Patton, Man Chan
Funded by ARC linkage in collaboration with Australian Scholarships Group

Youth-designed social networking: Investigating emergent literacies, identities, and relationships at the intersection of online and offline experience
Glynda Hull and Mark Nelson
Funded by the Spencer Foundation

Youth tell: Bridging formal and informal learning through digital storytelling with singapore youth
Kate Anderson, Mark Nelson and Prudence Wales
Funded by the Singapore National Research Foundation

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