Kate Thompson

  • BSc (Hons) (Env. Sci.), Grad. Cert. Env. Mgt., PhD
  • Senior Research Associate
  • University of Sydney, CoCo Research Centre

Research Interests

Learning technologies and new media Learning cognition and motivation

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About

I submitted my PhD in December 2007 and have since worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and a Senior Research Associate at CoCo Research Centre. My research interests lie broadly in the field of using technology for environmental education. This includes research into using simulation models (system dynamics models and agent based models), mobile learning, online learning and more recently learning in virtual worlds. Other research that I have been involved in includes how teams work together in online learning environments, and understanding complex systems. I am a co-convenor of the Special Interest Group for Emerging Researchers in the Australian Association of Environmental Education.

Publications

Behavioural responses to climate change : Asymmetry of intentions and impacts

Whitmarsh L

Journal of Environmental Psychology (2010)

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Climate Change ? Who Knows ? A Comparison of Secondary Students and Pre-service Teachers

Boon H

Journal of Teacher Education (2010)

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Computers & Education Patterns of use of an agent-based model and a system dynamics model : The application of patterns of use and the impacts on learning outcomes

Thompson K, Reimann P

Computers & Education (2010)

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Conservation strategies in response to rapid climate change : Australia as a case study

Lindenmayer D, Steffen W, Burbidge A, Hughes L, Kitching R, Musgrave W, Stafford M, Werner P

Biological Conservation (2010)

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Developing and evaluating a strategy for learning from animations

Kombartzky U, Ploetzner R, Schlag S, Metz B

Learning and Instruction (2010)

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Does STES-Oriented Science Education Promote 10th-Grade Students ’ Decision-Making Capability ?

Nahum T, Ben-chaim D, Azaiza I, Herskovitz O, Zoller U

International Journal of Science Education (2010)

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Educational Psychology in Practice Working with teachers to promote children ' s participation through pupil- led research pupil-led research

Burton D, Smith M, Woods K

Educational Psychology in Practice (2010)

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Environmental Modelling & Software Environmental chemistry through intelligent atmospheric data analysis

Gross D, Atlas R, Rzeszotarski J, Turetsky E, Christensen J, Benzaid S, Olson J, Smith T, Steinberg L, Sulman J, Ritz A, Anderson B, Nelson C, Musicant D, Chen L, Snyder D, Schauer J

Environmental Modelling & Software (2010)

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Environmental Modelling & Software Modeling climate change uncertainties in water resources management models

Teegavarapu R

Environmental Modelling and Software (2010)

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Environmental Modelling & Software NetLogo meets R : Linking agent-based models with a toolbox for their analysis

Thiele J, Grimm V

Environmental Modelling and Software (2010)

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Improving Prospective Teachers ’ Knowledge about Scientific Models and Modelling : Design and evaluation of a

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International Journal of Science Education (2010)

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International Journal of Educational Development Education responses to climate change and quality : Two parts of the same agenda ?

Bangay C, Blum N

International Journal of Educational Development (2010)

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Mediated Modeling : Using Collaborative Processes to Integrate Scientist and Stakeholder Knowledge about Greenhouse Gas Emissions in an Urban Ecosystem Mediated Modeling : Using Collaborative Processes to Integrate Scientist and Stakeholder Knowledge abou

Forster C

Society (2010)

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More from the Horse ’ s Mouth : What scientists say about science as a social practice

Routledge P

International Journal of Science Education (2010)

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Multilevel Effects of Student and Classroom Factors on Elementary Science Achievement in Five Countries

Kaya S, Rice D

International Journal of Science Education (2010)

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Predicting survival , reproduction and abundance of polar bears under climate change

Molnár P, Derocher A, Thiemann G, Lewis M

Biological Conservation (2010)

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Promoting Systems Thinking through Biology Lessons

Riess W, Mischo C

International Journal of Science Education (2010)

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Teacher scripts in science teaching

Monteiro R, Carrillo J, Aguaded S

Teaching and Teacher Education (2010)

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Title:Complexity and collapse: empires on the edge of Chaos.(exhibition of Thomas Cole's "The Course of Empire" paintings at the New-York Historical Society) Pub:Foreign

Foreign Affairs (2010)

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Will climate change overwhelm fire management capacity ?

Podur J, Wotton M

Ecological Modelling (2010)

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Young adolescents ' metacognition and domain knowledge as predictors of hypothesis-development performance in a computer-supported context Young adolescents ’ metacognition and domain knowledge as predictors of hypothesis-development performance in a comp

Jeong H, Pedersen S

Educational Psychology (2010)

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‘ Strange changes ’: Indigenous perspectives of climate change and adaptation in NE Arnhem Land ( Australia )

Petheram L, Zander K, Campbell B, High C, Stacey N

Global Environmental Change (2010)

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Ecosystem modelling for environmental education: From stocks and flows to behavior and interactions

Reimann P, Thompson K

Model-based approaches to learning: Using systems models and simulations to improve understanding and problem solving in complex domains (2009)

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Public Understanding of Science warming ”

Whitmarsh L

Public Understanding of Science (2009)

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WriteProc : A Framework for Exploring Collaborative Writing Processes

Southavilay V, Yacef K, Calvo R

Analysis (2009)

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Attributing physical and biological impacts to anthropogenic climate change

Rosenzweig C, Karoly D, Vicarelli M, Neofotis P, Wu Q, Casassa G, Menzel A, Root T, Estrella N, Seguin B, Tryjanowski P, Liu C

Nature (2008)

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CLARIFYING CLIMATE CONFUSION : ADDRESSING SYSTEMIC HOLES , COGNITIVE GAPS , AND MISCONCEPTIONS THROUGH CLIMATE LITERACY

Mccaffrey M, Buhr S

Literacy (2008)

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MISCONCEPTIONS : BARRIERS TO IMPROVED CLIMATE LITERACY

Harrington J

Geography (2008)

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Awakening the Scientist Inside : Global Climate Change and the Nature of Science in an Elementary Science Methods Course

Matkins J, Bell R

Journal of Science Teacher Education (2007)

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Awakening the Scientist Inside : Global Climate Change and the Nature of Science in an Elementary Science Methods Course

Matkins J, Bell R

Journal of Science Teacher Education (2007)

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Sustainable Land Use in Australia Development and Accreditation of an Applied Climate Education Unit for Sustainable Land Use in Australia

Taylor P

Fisheries (Bethesda) (2007)

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Understanding public complacency about climate change : adults ’ mental models of climate change violate conservation of matter

Sterman J, Booth L

Climatic Change (2007)

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CLIMATE CHANGE RISK PERCEPTION AND POLICY PREFERENCES : THE ROLE OF AFFECT , IMAGERY , AND VALUES

Leiserowitz A

Climatic Change (2006)

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An analysis of student ’ patterns of exploration with NetLogo models embedded in the Connected Chemistry environment

Levy S, Wilensky U

Focus (2005)

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HOW CAN WE BEST REDUCE GLOBAL WARMING ? SCHOOL STUDENTS ’ IDEAS AND MISCONCEPTIONS

Daniel B, Stanisstreet M, Boyes E

Environmental Education Research (2004)

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Concept Mapping to Reveal Prior Knowledge and Conceptual Change in a Mock Summit Course on Global Climate Change

Rebich S

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Effects of cloud parameterization on the simulation of climate changes in the GISS GCM

Yao M, Del Genio A

Journal of Climate (1999)

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International Journal of Science Education An investigation of middle school students ' alternative conceptions of global warming An investigation of middle school students ' alternative conceptions of global warming

Rye J, Rubba P, Wiesenmayer R, Virginia W

International Journal (1997)

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Jonassen_2009_modelling_thinking_processes.pdf

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The Need for Climate Change in Education By David Selby

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Trails Chapter 2009.pdf

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Trails in education References 2010 05 18

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Professional experience

Senior Research Associate

University of Sydney, CoCo Research Centre

January 2010 - Present

Education history

University of Sydney Physical Activity Nutrition and Obesity Research Group

PhD

January 2004 - December 2007 (3 years 11 months)