Diamond series: Education conversations in the community

Professor Pat Drake, Dean, College of Education, invites you to participate in the 2013 Diamond Series.

The Diamond Series: Education conversations in the community is a series of seminars that provide members of the College of Education the opportunity to share their current research and teaching interests with students, staff and the wider community.

The series will be launched by Professor Emeritus, Mary Beattie (University of Toronto) on Friday 12 April, 3 to 5pm at the Footscray Community Arts Centre.


Creating Narrative, Collaborative Research Projects in Communities: The Possibilities and the Challenges
Presented by Professor Mary Beattie (12 April)

Sustainability Education
Presented by Efrat Eilam & Colin Hocking (18 April)

Forensic Science and Schools
Presented by Ahmad Samarji & Nick Athanasiou (23 May)

Diversity and Discrimination (film launch)
Presented by Sarah Tartakover (20 June)

Robots and Science
Presented by Debora Lipson (25 July)

Video games: First person shooters and the culture of violence
Presented by John Martino (8 August)

Telling our Stories
Presented by Karen Charman & Maureen Ryan (15 August)

Mathematics as a Human Activity
Presented by Pat Drake & David Gough (8 October)

What is Education? Panel discussion
Including Professor Shirley Brice Heath (4 November)

More information

For more information on the series contact Maureen Ryan on +61 3 9919 4179 or email [email protected].

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