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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293352
Description: At the beginning of the current millennium, a ‘new’ psychological perspective emerged in the guise of positive psychology. Following this movement, a number of authors have emphasised that positive ps ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293223
Description: 19 page(s)
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293530
Description: The notion of academic disengagement, regardless of its specific conceptualisation (e.g., cognitive, affective or behavioural) is one that has received considerable attention within the educational an ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/277409
Description: It is only relatively recently that empirical research has begun to emerge that has sought to further understand the factors that may contribute to the educational inequities between Indigenous Austra ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/277416
Description: Within the field of quantitative research, the diverse and negative effects of racial discrimination have become increasingly documented across a number of outcome variables (including physical, menta ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293316
Description: Christine-Mizell (2003) proposes that one of the factors which attribute to low self-concept in children is the damaging interactions and poor relationships children have with their parents. Only rece ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293291
Description: Big-fish-little-pond effect (BFLPE) research has demonstrated that students in high-ability environments have lower academic selfconcepts than equally able students in average- and low-ability setting ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293290
Description: The issue of minority groups showing patterns of disassociation from the academic environment has received considerable attention within both national and international psychological and educational l ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293432
Description: Despite efforts of educators and researchers to address issues of Australian Indigenous education, many Aboriginal Australians have remained disadvantaged. Australian education has largely continued t ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/293548
Description: The article offers an analogous resemblance of the old woman Wiritjiribin, a wise grandmother who cares for the children in times of wildfires to the instincts of lyrebirds for survival during times o ... More