TENZ/ICTE 2017 Conference

8-11 October 2017

TENZ/ICTE Conference Proceedings

Proceedings - download

Conference Programme

Conference Programme

A hard copy of the Conference Programme will be available in delegates' conference satchels.

Final Programme - Download Updated 25 Sept 2017

Associate Professor Kuen-Yi Lin

Kuen-Yi Lin is an Associate Professor of Technology Education in the Department of Technology Application and Human Resource Development at National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan. He teaches courses in Introduction to Technology Education, Communication Technology, Construction Technology, Instructional Strategies of Technology Education, and Facilities Planning to pre-service technology teachers and Industrial Technology students. Kuen-Yi received his PhD from National Taiwan Normal University in Technology Education in June, 2006. His primary research interests involve students’ learning processes in hands-on learning activities, and STEM. Kuen-Yi’s work is informed by his past experiences working as an assistant professor at HungKuang University and a secondary technology teacher.


Professor Cather Simpson

Professor Cather Simpson joined the University of Auckland’s Physics and Chemistry departments in 2007. She is founding director of the Photon Factory, a multi-user laser and microfabrication facility that provides advanced laser technology to all NZ researchers. She received her Ph.D. in the US, and after a DOE Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship, earned tenure at Case Western Reserve University. She is a Principal Investigator in the MacDiarmid Institute and the Dodd-Walls Centre, where she also serves on the Executive Committee. Recent awards include a NZ National Teaching Excellence Award and the 2016 Silicon Valley Forum first-place medal for Agtech. She was named the Baldwins Researcher Entrepreneur and the BNZ Supreme Award winner at the 2016 KiwiNet commercialisation awards. She is also a New Zealand Primary Industries Champion. She is the founding Chief Science Officer of Engender Technologies, and co-founding scientist of Orbis Diagnostics, both spin-offs from the Photon Factory.


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Professor Kay Stables

Kay Stables is Emeritus Professor of Design Education at Goldsmiths, University of London. Kay started her career as a textiles teacher, joining Goldsmiths in 1986.  A founder member of the Technology Education Research Unit (TERU), she has directed and contributed to projects in primary and secondary education in the UK and overseas.  With Richard Kimbell, she authored the TERU retrospective; Research Design Learning (2007).  More recently, together with Steve Keirl, she published Environment, Ethics and Cultures: Design and Technology Education’s contribution to sustainable global futures (2015) and (in press) Critique in Design and Technology Education with P. John Williams from Curtin University, Australia.  Recent research has focused on design, creativity and sustainable development, digital tools in assessment (the e-scape project) and designerly well-being.  Current research includes creating dialogic frameworks for supporting the development of Design and Technology capability in digital environments through the use of on-screen avatars.
Kay has a keen interest in international issues in Design and Technology education and she has been a visiting scholar at institutions in Australia Canada, New Zealand, Sweden and the USA.  She is currently co-editor of Design and Technology Education: An international journal and is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Technology Education.
During her time at Goldsmiths Kay has been Head of the Design Department (1995-1999 and 2009 – 2012), Head of the Art Department (2008), Acting Warden (CEO) (2004 – 2005) and Pro-Warden for Students (2000 – 2004).

Conference Venue

St Margaret's College, Winchester St., Christchurch, New Zealand

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Field Trips

Field Trips - Download Updated 21 Sept 2017

Conference Dinner

The Conference Dinner is at the Tannery

Cost is $60 per person.

More Details

https://thetannery.co.nz/about/

Location

Final Programme - Download Updated 22 Sept 2017

Innovative Practice Presentations at 12.00

Go Baby Go!

by Mark Prujean
Monday 9 Oct at 1200

Wikihouse

by Dave Woodcock
Tuesday 10 Oct at 12.00

Dave is a technology teacher at Oxford Area School but has recently been on sabbatical with Spacecraft Systems, working on the Wikihouse.

2017 Call for Papers TENZ-ICTE Conference

Conference Session Descriptions

TENZ-ICTE 2017 is designed to promote constructive discussion about teaching and research in technology education.

In 2017 there will be three formats for conference sessions:

  • research papers;
  • practice papers, and
  • workshops.

Research Paper Presentations

Research papers will present research related to aspects of learning and teaching technology that are of interest to technology researchers and teachers. We welcome papers that relate to the conference theme as well as papers addressing a range of other relevant aspects of technology education.
To be considered for a research paper presentation at the conference you need to submit an abstract that is relevant to technology education research. All abstracts submitted will be refereed and applicants will be notified if they are successful. Successful applicants will then be asked to submit a full paper for review. Accepted full papers will be published on the TENZ website.
Research paper presentations will be allocated 20 minutes.
Equipment: Presentation rooms will have a computer with PowerPoint installed and data projector. We suggest you bring your PowerPoint presentation on a USB thumb drive. For other hardware and software needs please bring your own laptop.

Abstract

Submission of Abstract deadline: 1 December 2016

Please submit your abstract as an email attachment to  ResearchPapers@tenzcon.org

Research paper abstracts are to be submitted in the following format:
File Type: MS Word (.docx)
Font: Arial 11 point
Spacing: Single
Abstracts must include the following:
Type of presentation: Research Paper
Title of the paper
Author(s) information: Author(s) name/s, Author(s) affiliation & email addresses
Keywords
Abstract: context, significance, research aim or question, methodology, findings or results (maximum 300 words)

Notification of acceptance: 1 February, 2017

Full paper

Submission of full paper deadline: 1 April 2017

Notification of acceptance/need for revision: 1 May 2017

Final deadline for submission of revised full research papers: 1 July 2017

Full research papers are to be submitted in the following format:
File Type: MS Word (.docx)
Font: Arial 11 point
Spacing: Single
Full research papers must include the following:
Title of the paper
Author(s) information: Author(s) name/s, Author(s) affiliation & email addresses
Keywords
Abstract: context, significance, research aim or question, methodology, findings or results (maximum 300 words)
Full paper: 3000 words limit, excluding author(s) data, abstract and references.
Authors are asked to use the APA 6 style for citations and references.
Research papers will be published on line on the conference website.

Practice Paper Presentations

Practice papers will present ideas/approaches/strategies related to aspects of teaching and learning technology (e.g. planning, learning activities, assessment) that are of interest to technology teachers.
To be considered for a practice paper presentation at the conference you need to submit a proposal that is relevant to teaching/learning technology. All proposals submitted will be refereed and applicants will be notified if they are successful.
Practice paper presentations will be allocated 45 minutes. This includes 35 minutes for the presentation and 10 minutes for questions and discussion.
Equipment: Presentation rooms will have a computer with PowerPoint installed and data projector. We suggest you bring your PowerPoint presentation on a USB thumb drive. For other hardware and software needs please bring your own laptop.

Practice Paper Proposal

Submission of Proposal deadline: 1 July 2017

Please submit your proposal as an email attachment to  PracticePapers@tenzcon.org

Practice paper proposals are to be submitted in the following format:
File Type: MS Word (.docx)
Font: Arial 11 point
Spacing: Single
Proposals must include the following:
Presenter(s) information: Presenter(s) name/s, Presenter(s) affiliation, & email addresses
Type of presentation: Practice Paper
Title of the presentation
Description of presentation including relevance, intended audience and summary of content (maximum 300 words).

Notification of acceptance: 1 August 2017

Workshops

Workshops are intended to provide attendees with practical opportunities to work through aspects of learning/teaching technology, e.g. planning, learning activities, assessment.
To be considered for a workshop at the conference you need to submit a proposal that is relevant to teaching/learning technology. All proposals submitted will be refereed and applicants will be notified if they are successful.
Workshops will be allocated 90 minutes.

Workshop Proposal

Submission of Proposal deadline: 1 July 2017

Please submit your proposal as an email attachment to   Workshops@tenzcon.org

Workshop proposals are to be submitted in the following format:
File Type: MS Word (.docx)
Font: Arial 11 point
Spacing: Single
Proposals must include the following:
Presenter(s) information: Presenter(s) name/s, Presenter(s) affiliation, & email addresses
Type of presentation: Workshop
Title of the workshop
Description of workshop including relevance, intended audience and summary of content (maximum 300 words).
Description of special requirements (if any) for the workshop, e.g. room space/layout, additional equipment requirements that are not being supplied by the presenter(s).

Notification of acceptance: 1 August 2017