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Dr Russell Waugh

Adjunct Professor

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6941 , Email: r.waugh@ecu.edu.au, Campus: ML, Room: ML15.212,
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  9370 6941  
Email: r.waugh@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML15.212  

 

Staff Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia, 1982 .
  • Master of Education, The University of Western Australia, 1980 .
  • Bachelor of Education, The University of Western Australia, 1976 .
  • Master of Science, Macquarie University, 1972 .
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Western Australia, 1963 .

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Evaluation of Fogarty EDvance Initiative,  Fogarty Foundation,  Fogarty EDvance Initiative - tender,  2012 - 2015,  $230,010.
  • Investigating the feasibility of using digital representations of work for authentic and reliable performance assessment in senior secondary school courses,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Projects),  2007 - 2010,  $714,679.
  • Early intervention: A preventative approach to medical procedures with young children.,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2000 - 2001,  $20,960.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Elderfield, J., Waugh, R., (2011), HighStakes State-Wide Testing of the Learning Environment Outcomes: The Case of Numeracy. Applications of Rasch Measurement in Learning Environments Research, 19-43, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Neilson, R., Waugh, R., Konza, D., (2011), A Rasch Analysis of the Astronaut Invented Spelling Test: The Early Literacy Learning Environment for Young Children. Applications of Rasch Measurement in Learning Environments Research, 45-75, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Richmond, J., Waugh, R., Konza, D., (2010), Rasch measures of form constancy of letters and numbers, and letters in words for young children. Specialized Rasch measures applied at the forefront of education, 67-84, New York.
  • Richmond, J., Waugh, R., Konza, D., (2010), Rasch measures of number discrimination and reversal, and numbers in calculations for young children. Specialized Rasch measures applied at the forefront of education, 85-102, New York.
  • Chuesathuchon, C., Waugh, R., (2010), Item banking and computerized adaptive testing with Rasch measurement: an example for primary mathematics in Thailand. Applications of Rasch Measurement in Education, 1-36, New York.
  • Edries, A., Waugh, R., (2010), Rasch measures for Inter-Personal and Intra-Personal Student Self-Views Based on Gardner Intelligences. Applications of Rasch Measurement in Education, 37-62, New York.
  • Edries, A., Waugh, R., (2010), Rasch measures for student self-views in mathematics, English and arts based on Gardner Intelligences. Applications of Rasch Measurement in Education, 63-76, New York.
  • Leitao, N., Waugh, R., (2010), A Rasch Measure of Student Views Of Teacher-Student Relationships in the Primary School. Applications of Rasch Measurement in Education, 95-118, New York.
  • Edries, A., Waugh, R., (2010), Teacher Guttman Scales and Teacher Views at an Australian Islamic College. Specialized Rasch Measures Applied at the Forefront of Education, 51-66, New York, USA.
  • Biswas, M., Waugh, R., (2010), A Rasch measure of university students' receptivity to peers with disabilities across two cultures. Specialized Rasch Measures Applied at the Forefront of Education, 207-226, New York.
  • Edries, A., Waugh, R., (2010), Rasch measures for sports, drama and music student self-views based on Gardner intelligences. Specialized Rasch Measures Applied at the Forefront of Education, 25-49, New York, USA.

Journal Articles

  • Leitao, N., Waugh, R., (2012), A Rasch measure of teachers' views of teacher-student relationships in the primary school. Journal of Applied Measurement, 13(4), 403-427, Maple Grove, MN, USA.
  • Waugh, R., Ketusiri, A., (2009), Lecturer receptivity to a major planned educational change in a centrally-controlled system at Rajabhat universities in Thailand. Journal of Educational Change, 10(10), 13-36, DOI: 10.1007/s10833-007-9055-5.

Conference Publications

  • Witten, H(., Waugh, R., Gray, J., (2012), School Administrators' Beliefs That School Improvements Were Due to Formal School Registration: A Rasch Measurement. Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference Proceedings, 21, Sydney.
  • Witten, H., Waugh, R., Gray, J., (2012), School administrators' beliefs that actual school improvements were due to formal school registration: Guttman scales and their inter-correlations. Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference Proceedings, 21, Sydney, Australia.
  • Richmond, J., Waugh, R., (2010), Spatial orientation and sequencing of letters and numbers by young children: A Rasch measurement analysis. AARE International Education Research Conference - 2009 proceedings, 27p., Online.
  • Richmond, J., Waugh, R., (2010), Visual discrimination of letters in the alphabet by young children: A Rasch measurement analysis. AARE International Education Research Conference - 2009 proceedings, 28p., online.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Computerized Adaptive Tests In Mathematics For Primary School In Thailand..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  University Students' Receptivity To Peers With Disabilities..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Lecturer Receptivity To A Major New Policy Change In The Context Of Planned Change At Rajabhats In Thailand..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The Effect Of Classical Music On Painting Quality: Attitude And Behaviour For Students With Severe Intellectual Disabilities..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Preschool Children's Information Processing And Emotional Behaviour In Social Conflict Situations.
  • Master of Education,  Differences Between 'means-on-means' And 'multi-level Modelling' Methods In Analysing Student Outcome Data For Numeracy..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Student Beliefs About The Content Of Religious And Science Courses In Catholic Secondary Schools In Perth..
  • Doctor of Education,  Student And Teacher-identified Attitudes And Needs At The Australian Islamic College.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  School Administrators' Beliefs Regarding The Relationship Between School Improvements And Formal School Registration..

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Year 7 Student's English Reading Comprehension, And Attitudes And Behaviurs: Genre-based Versus Traditional Teaching Methods In Thailand..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  School Aged Children: Visual Perception And Reversal Recognition Of Letters And Numbers Separately And In Context..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Teacher-student Relationships In Primary Schools In Perth.

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Developing The English Oral Competency Of Tourism Industry Students In Northern Thailand By Means Of A Genre-based Approach..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  English Reading Comprehension Of Thai Undergraduates: Li/l2 Usage, Strategies, Texts And Problems..
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