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  James O'Toole

 TLRP (Room 509)
 Institute of Education
 University of London
 20 Bedford Way
 London
 WC1H 0AL

 Tel: 0207911 5577
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Email:j.o'toole@ioe.ac.uk

  

TLRP Research Conference 19th - 20th March 2009

 

Methodological Development: Future Challenges - concluding TLRP's generic phase

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Programme

Thursday 19th March and Friday 20th March 2009

Institute of Education, University of London, 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AL

THURSDAY

17:30: Registration, tea and coffee (Jeffery Hall)
18:00: Educational Research, Democracy and the TLRP’, Gert Biesta.
Chair, Andrew Pollard, TLRP Director (Jeffery Hall)


19:30: Dinner –The Academy, Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury (see 'Venue/travel/accomm' for details and directions)

FRIDAY:

09:00-9:50

Symposium Strand 1: THINKING ABOUT RESEARCH

  • Can we get a grip on the ‘research quality’ debate? Chaired by David Bridges with initial contributions from Bob McCormick, John Brennan and Alis Oancea. (Room 728)
  • What has been learned in the last decade about knowledge accumulation in education? Chaired by Steve Higgins with initial contributions from Andrew Morris and Pat Mahony. (Room 801)
  • What is the role of educational theory in applied and practitioner research (A)? Chaired by Ian Menter with initial contributions from Ros Sutherland and Richard Edwards. (Room 822)
  • What is the role of educational theory in applied and practitioner research (B)? Chaired by Miriam David with initial contributions from John Leach, Christine Hockings and Mark Newman. (Room 828)
  • Has peace broken out in the quantitative-qualitative paradigm wars? Chaired by Charles Anderson with initial contributions from Flora Macleod, Will Thomas and Chris Day. (Clarke Hall)

09:50-10:00 Changeover time

10:00-10.30 Coffee (Jeffery Hall)

10:30-11.20

Symposium Strand 2: THE RESEARCH PROCESS

  • What have we learned about research design through TLRP? Chaired by Celia Hoyles with initial contributions from David Gough and Steve Baron. (Room 728)
  • What have we learned through TLRP about researching learning outcomes? Chaired by Brenda Taggart with initial contributions from Geoff Hayward and Paul Black. (Room 801)
  • How should we evaluate user engagement? Chaired by Anne Edwards with initial contributions from Michael Tedder, Alan Smith and Pete Dudley (Clarke Hall).
  • What have we learned about knowledge transfer and impact and can we sustain it (A)? Chaired by Alan Brown with initial contributions from Tony Gallagher, Andy Howes and Martin Ince. (Room 822)
  • What have we learned about knowledge transfer and impact and can we sustain it (B)? Chaired by David James with initial contributions from Ian Nash and Ian Finlay. (Room 828)

11:20-11:40
Changeover time, break and posting of symposium conclusions in Jeffery Hall

11:40-12:10
Plenary: taking stock from the morning symposiums to discuss “Methodological Development” and lessons learnt from TLRP (Jeffery Hall)

12:10-13:00
Lunch and exhibition. (Jeffery Hall foyer/Crush Hall)

12:30-12:45
Special presentation of student-led research.
'The Disengaged Learner', Juanita Morrison (Chair), Caroline Rowe, and Jess Rogers, Year 12 students of Newstead Wood School. (Jeffery Hall)

13:00-13:20
‘Framing the Future Challenges facing Educational Research’, Andrew Pollard. (Jeffery Hall)

13:20-13:30 Changeover time

13:30-14:20
Symposium Strand 3: THE FUTURE OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH

  • What have we learned in TLRP about interdisciplinary working? Chaired by Richard Noss with initial contributions from John Richardson, Graham Welch and Diana Laurillard. (Room 728)
  • How do project characteristics affect researcher experience and career development? Chaired by Zoe Fowler with initial contributions from Jonathan San Diego and Madeleine Sclater. (Room 801)
  • How has TLRP supported evidence-informed policy and practice, and can this be sustained in the new political environment (A)? Chaired by Judy Sebba with initial contributions from Gareth Parry and Carmel Gallagher. (Room 822)
  • How has TLRP supported evidence-informed policy and practice, and can this be sustained in the new political environment (B)? Chaired by David Watson with initial contributions from Kathy Sylva, Lesley Saunders and Mark Rickinson. (Room 828)
  • How will new technologies and resources affect research methods? Chaired by Donald Christie with initial contributions from Patrick Carmichael, Richard Cox and Federica Olivero. (Clarke Hall)

14:20-14:30 Changeover time and posting of symposium conclusions in Jeffery Hall

14:30-14:45
Plenary: taking stock from the symposia to discuss “The Future of Educational Research" and lessons learnt from TLRP (Jeffery Hall)
Chair, Miriam David, TLRP Generic Phase Director, May-Sept 2009)

14:45-15:15
Closing Plenary: Pamela Munn, President of the British Educational Research Association (BERA)



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