Practitioner Research Program 2019

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Program Outcomes

The Practitioner Research Program will build your research capacity and enable you to:

  • robustly provide evidence for decisions of practice through research
  • develop a set of transferable research skills to continue to answer questions of practice
  • create a high standard dissemination product to allow sharing of research findings. 

You can choose to prepare a written article for submission to a relevant journal. Please contact QELi for further information, as an additional cost will be incurred.

Program Facilitators

The Practitioner Research Program is facilitated by Dr Annette Hilton, former associate professor at the Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, Copenhagen and University of Technology Sydney and Dr Geoff Hilton, former postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at The University of Queensland. Annette and Geoff each have over 20 years classroom experience – Annette in secondary schooling and Geoff in primary schooling.

Annette and Geoff obtained PhDs in STEM education and their own doctoral and postdoctoral research projects revolved around practitioner research. They have conducted over 200 teacher professional development workshops in Australia, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, have presented at over 20 international conferences and have written more than 30 peer reviewed journal articles, books and book chapters.

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Phase 1 - Program Preparation

From: January 2019
To: February 2019
Location: In-school

Pre-readings and initial research idea from practice.

Phase 2 - One-day Workshop

From: 15 February 2019 8:00AM
To: 15 February 2019 5:00PM
Location: QELi, Level 14, 201 Charlotte Street, Brisbane

Overview of the research process.

Establishing the research focus.

Phase 2 - One-day Workshop

From: 28 February 2019 8:00AM
To: 28 February 2019 5:00PM
Location: QELi, Level 14, 201 Charlotte Street, Brisbane

Literature review and research question design.

Phase 3 - Online Mentoring

From: March 2019
To: April 2019
Location: QELi, Level 14, 201 Charlotte Street, Brisbane

Submit background to the study, literature review and research questions.

Phase 4 - Two-day Workshop

From: 16 May 2019 8:00AM
To: 17 May 2019 5:00PM
Location: QELi, Level 14, 201 Charlotte Street, Brisbane

Introduction to study design and research methods.

Proposed methods and instrument design.

Phase 5 - Online Discussion

From: June 2019
To: August 2019
Location: QELi, Level 14, 201 Charlotte Street, Brisbane

Support during data collection and analysis.

Phase 6 - One-day Workshop

From: 13 September 2019 8:00AM
To: 13 September 2019 5:00PM
Location: QELi, Level 14, 201 Charlotte Street, Brisbane

Data analysis and discussion about findings.

Phase 6 - One-day Workshop

From: 1 November 2019 8:00AM
To: 1 November 2019 5:00PM
Location: QELi, Level 14, 201 Charlotte Street, Brisbane

Complete conference abstract and slide presentation or poster.

Optional Phase 7

Prepare a paper for journal submission. Please note, an additional cost applies if you wish to prepare a written article for submission to a relevant journal.

Expression of interest

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