Associate Professor Sivakumar Alagumalai

Sivakumar Alagumalai
Associate Professor - Principal Lecturer
School of Education
Faculty of Arts

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Associate Professor Sivakumar Alagumalai

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD — email supervisor to discuss availability.

- Science and Mathematics Education

- Assessment and Evaluation in Education

- Test theory and Rasch Measurement models 

- Advanced Quantitative methods (SEM & MLM) in the Human Sciences

- Educational Leadership and Policies

Journals

Books

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2013 Alagumalai, S. (2013). Preface: On scholarship: Scope, opportunities and challenges. In S. Alagumalai, S. Burley, & J. Keeves (Eds.), Excellence in Scholarship: Transcending Transdisciplinarity in Teacher Education (pp. vii-xv). Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
DOI
2013 Skrodal, S., Alagumalai, S., Lawson, M., & Calder, P. (2013). Computer simulations and implications for education and society. In S. Alagumalai, S. Burley, & J. Keeves (Eds.), Excellence in scholarship: transcending transdisciplinarity in teacher education (1 ed., pp. 165-176). Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
DOI
2013 Ben, F., & Alagumalai, S. (2013). Promoting science education for all. In S. Alagumalai, S. Burley, & J. Keeves (Eds.), Excellence in scholarship: transcending transdisciplinarity in teacher education (1 ed., pp. 187-196). Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
DOI
2013 Alagumalai, S., Burley, S., Scott, M., & Zweck, W. (2013). Implications for teacher education and educators. In Excellence in Scholarship: Transcending Transdisciplinarity in Teacher Education (pp. 279-282).
DOI
2013 Alagumalai, S. (2013). Preface: On scholarship: Scope, opportunities and challenges. In S. Alagumalai, S. Burley, & J. Keeves (Eds.), Excellence in Scholarship: Transcending Transdisciplinarity in Teacher Education (pp. vii-xv). Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
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2005 Alagumalai, S. (2005). Our experiences and conclusion. In S. Alagumalai, D. Curtis, & N. Hungi (Eds.), Applied Rasch Measurement: A Book of Exemplars: Papers in Honour of John P. Keeves (pp. 343-346). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.
2005 Alagumalai, S. (2005). Classical test theory. In S. Alagumalai, D. Curtis, & N. Hungi (Eds.), Applied Rasch Measurement: A Book of Exemplars: Papers in Honour of John P. Keeves (pp. 1-13). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer.
DOI
2004 Alagumalai, S., Matthews, R., Gibbons, M., & Dutney, A. F. (2004). Teaching out of the unconscious: the role of shadow and archetype. In J. Keeves, & S. Alagumalai (Eds.), The Seeker: Papers in Honour of John P Keeves (pp. 187-200). Adelaide: Shannon Research Press.
2003 Alagumalai, S. (2003). Emerging information and communications technology. In The International Handbook of Educational Research in the Asia-Pacific Region: Springer International Handbooks of Education Vol 11 (pp. 1257-1269). Dodrecht ; London: Springer.

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2015 Alagumalai, S., & Alagumalai. (2015). Measuring the intangible and immeasurable: Challenges, techniques and tools.. In AEDC2015 Conference Proceedings/Website. AEDC: http://www.aomevents.com/media/files/AEDC/AEDC%20Handbook%20Final.pdf.
2010 Bakar, N., & Alagumalai, S. (2010). Reconceptualising research master's programs in Education: Lessons from OECD-TALIS, PISA, and IEA-TIMSS. In Proceedings of the Third Asia Pacific Educational Research Association Conference - APERA 2010 (pp. 1-12). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2010 Alagumalai, S., & Bakar, N. (2010). Introductions to Rasch model, SEM and HLM: Theory and applications. In Proceedings of APERA Conference 2010 (pp. 0 pages). Tanjong Malim, Malaysia.
2010 Alagumalai, S., & Sivakumar, S. (2010). Contents, pedagogy, PCK and implications for research literacy in education. In Proceedings of the Third Asia Pacific Educational Research Association Conference - APERA 2010 (pp. 1-12). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: APERA.
2009 Ben, F., & Alagumalai, S. (2009). Computer simulation in education: using learning objects to learn physics concepts. In Simulation Industry Association of Australia (pp. 1-8). Adelaide.
2009 Skrodal, S., & Alagumalai, S. (2009). Simulations for Teacher Education: Challenges and Opportunities. In Simulation Industry Association of Australia (pp. 1-8). Adelaide.
2009 Skrodal, S., Ben, F., Nallaya, S., & Alagumalai, S. (2009). Pattern recognition for learning through simulations. In Simulation Industry Association of Australia (pp. 1-8). Adelaide.
2007 Skrodal, S., Alagumalai, S., & Lawson, M. (2007). The virtual classroom simulation: Pre-service teacher training with ABMS. In Jawahar Bhalla (Ed.), Proceedings of SimTecT 2007 (pp. 1-6). www: SIAA.
2007 Ben, F., Alagumalai, S., & Recker, M. (2007). Enhancing learning through computer simulation: The impact of learning objects. In Jawahar Bhalla (Ed.), Proceedings of SimTecT 2007 (pp. 1-5). www: SIAA.
2006 Alagumalai, S. (2006). Can we trust our teachers, their tools and techniques?. In T. Tyng (Ed.), Proceedings of IAEA 2006 (pp. www1-www15). www: Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board.

Report for External Bodies

Year Citation
2012 Alagumalai, S., Ben, F., & Hailaya, W. (2012). TABS Validation Study. TAFE-SA Commissioned Study. TAFE-SA.
2006 Alagumalai, S., & Ben, F. (2006). External Assessment: Review of Literature and Current Practices. SACE Secretariat
Report 2006
. Department of Education and Children Services Commissioned Report.
2005 Alagumalai, S., & CRA-NSF. (2005). Cyberinfrastructure for Education and Learning for the Future – A Vision and Research Agenda (CRA-NSF Report REC-0449247). 1100 17th Street, NW, Suite 507, Washington, DC 20036-4632: Computing Research Association.

- Assessment & Evaluation

- Measurement, Assessment & Evaluation

- Curriculum and Assessment of Learning

- Science / Physics Curriculum & Methodology

- Introduction to Quantitative Methods

- Advanced Quantitative Methods

Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2017 Principal Supervisor Investigating Mathematics performance of Year 10 and 12 students in Papua New Guinea (PNB) Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Jerome Oko

Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2010 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Students' Experiences of Mathematics and How They Affect Further Engagement with Mathematics Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Patrick Waclaw Korbel
2010 - 2014 Principal Supervisor Teacher Assessment Literacy and Student Outcomes in the Province of Tawi-Tawi, Philippines Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Wilham Hailaya
2006 - 2010 Principal Supervisor Virtual Classroom Simulation: Design and Trial in a Preservice Teacher Education Program Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Simon Skrodal
2006 - 2010 Principal Supervisor Students' Uptake of Physics: A Study of South Australian and Filipino Physics Students Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Francisco Ben
2005 - 2007 Co-Supervisor Individual Characteristics, Family, Self-Efficacy, Curriculum, University and Classroom Learning Environments, Teaching Approaches and Teacher Factors, Learning Approaches, and Student Outcomes in a Malaysian Private University: A Mixed Research Study Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Yih Chyn Kek
2005 - 2007 Co-Supervisor Students' Critical Thinking Skills, Attitudes to ICT and Perceptions of ICT Classroom Learning Environments Under the ICT Schools Pilot Project in Thailand Doctor of Education Doctorate Full Time Dr Methinee Wongwanich Rumpagaporn

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2010 - ongoing Member University of Adelaide (Transdisciplinary Measurement and Evaluation Research Group) Australia
Position
Associate Professor - Principal Lecturer
Phone
83135630
Fax
8313 3604
Campus
North Terrace
Building
10 Pulteney Street, floor 8
Room Number
8 09
Org Unit
School of Education

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