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Submissions from 2015

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Research-based writing practices and the Common Core : Meta-analysis and meta-synthesis, Steve Graham, Karen Harris, and Tanya Santangelo

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Formative assessment and writing: A meta-analysis, Steve Graham, Michael Hebert, and Karen Harris

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Data linkage errors in hospital administrative data when applying a pseudonymisation algorithm to paediatric intensive care records, Gareth Hagger-Johnson, Katie Harron, Tom Fleming, Ruth Gilbert, Harvey Goldstein, Rebecca Landy, and Roger Parslow

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Identifying possible false matches in anonymized hospital administrative data without patient identifiers, Gareth Hagger-Johnson, Katie Harron, Arturo Gonzallez-Izquierdo, Mario Cortina-Borja, Nirupa Dattani, Berit Muller-Pebody, Roger Parslow, Ruth Gilbert, and Harvey Goldstein

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Practice-based professional development and Self-Regulated Strategy Development for Tier 2, at-risk writers in second grade, Karen Harris, Steve Graham, and Mary Adkins

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Is substance use associated with perpetration and victimization of physically violent behavior and property offences among homeless youth? A systematic review of international studies, Jessica A. Heerde and Sheryl Hemphill

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Is substance use associated with perpetration and victimization of physically violent behavior and property offences among homeless youth? A systematic review of international studies, Jessica Heerde and Sheryl Hemphill

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Associations between youth homelessness, sexual offenses, sexual victimisation, and sexual risk behaviors : A systematic literature review, Jessica Heerde, Kirsty Scholes-Balog, and Sheryl Hemphill

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Incidence and course of adolescent deliberate self-harm in Victoria, Australia, and Washington State, Jessica Heerde, John Toumbourou, Sheryl Hemphill, Todd Herrenkohl, George Patton, and Richard Catalano

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Longitudinal prediction of mid-adolescent psychosocial outcomes from early adolescent family help seeking and family support, Jessica Heerde, John Toumbourou, Sheryl Hemphill, and Craig Olsson

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Longitudinal associations between cyber-bullying perpetration and victimization and problem behaviour and mental health problems in young Australians, Sheryl Hemphill, Aneta Kotevski, and Jessica Heerde

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Linguistically informed teaching of spelling: Toward a relational approach, Michele Hinton Herrington and Mary Rose Macken-Horarik

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The School-Community Integrated Learning pathway : Exploring a new way to prepare and induct final-year preservice teachers, Suzanne Hudson, Peter Hudson, and Lenore Adie

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A 4X4 literacy toolkit for employment English language learners for academic literacies, Sally Humphrey

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Building a critical stance in academic and civic discourse : Burnishing and tarnishing, Sally Humphrey

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Cultivating mind : Mindfulness interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and problem behaviours, and their mothers, Yoon-Suk Hwang, Patrick Kearney, Helen Klieve, Wayne Lang, and Roberts Jacqueline

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Experience, recursive awareness and understanding in autism spectrum disorders: Insights of parents and teachers in Singapore, Yoon-Suk Hwang, Helen Margaret Klieve, Patrick Kearney, and Beth Saggers

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A longitudinal study of the association of adolescent polydrug use, alcohol use and high school non-completion, Adrian Kelly, Tracy Evans-Whipp, Rachel Smith, Gary Chan, John Toumbourou, George Patton, Sheryl Hemphill, Wayne Hall, and Richard Catalano

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Variability in lateralised blood flow response to language is associated with language development in children aged 1-5 years, M. Kohler, H. A. D. Keage, R. Spooner, A. Flitton, J. Hofmann, O. F. Churches, Stephen Elliott, and N. A. Badcock

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Addressing the missing instructional data problem : Using a teacher log to document tier 1 instruction, Alexander Kurz, Stephen Elliott, and Andrew Roach

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A multilevel modelling approach to measuring changing patterns of ethnic composition and segregation among London secondary schools, 2001-2010, George Leckie and Harvey Goldstein

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Assessment policies, curricular directives, and teacher agency : Quandaries of EFL teachers in Inner Mongolia, Indika Liyanage, Brendan Bartlett, Tony Walker, and Xuhong Guo

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Accommodating taboo language in English language teaching : Issues of appropriacy and authenticity, Indika Liyanage, Tony Walker, Brendan Bartlett, and Xuhong Guo

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Intelligibility in Context Scale: Normative and validation data for English- speaking preschoolers, Sharynne Mcleod, Kathryn Crowe, and Ameneh Shahaeian

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Obesity prevention interventions in early childhood education and care settings with parental involvement : A systematic review, Heather Morris, Helen Skouteris, Susan Edwards, and Leonie Rutherford

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The influence of multiple administrations of a state achievement test on passing rates for student groups, Joseph Nese, Gerald Tindal, Joseph Stevens, and Stephen Elliott

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Learners' goal profiles and their learning patterns over an academic year, Chi-hung Ng

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Disadvantaged students' voices on national testing: The submersion of NAPLAN's formative potential, Clarence Ng, Claire Maree Wyatt-Smith, and Brendan John Bartlett

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The relationship of discourse and topic knowledge to fifth graders' writing performance, Natalie Olinghouse, Steve Graham, and Amy Gillespie

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Schooling elsewhere: Rurality, inclusion and education, Barbara Pini, Suzanne Carrington, and Lenore Ellen Adie

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Facilitating opportunity to learn for students with disabilities with instructional feedback data, Andrew Roach, Alexander Kurz, and Stephen Elliott

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Effects of feedback in a computer-based learning environment on students learning outcomes: A meta-analysis, Fabienne Michelle Schoenmaker van der Kleij, Remco C. W. Feskens, and Theo J. H. M Eggen

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Towards a better understanding of the relationship between executive control and theory of mind : An intra-cultural comparison of three diverse samples, Ameneh Shahaeian, Julie Henry, Maryam Razmjoee, Ali Teymoori, and Cen Wang

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Growth and gaps in mathematics achievement of students with and without disabilities on a statewide achievement test, Joseph Stevens, Ann Schulte, Stephen Elliott, Joseph Nese, and Gerald Tindal

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Callous-unemotional traits and adolescents' role in group crime, Laura Thornton, Paul Frick, Elizabeth Shulman, James Ray, Laurence Steinberg, and Elizabeth Cauffman

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Curriculum literacies: Accessing disciplinary discourses, Leonard Unsworth

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Interpretive responses to images in picture books by primary and secondary school students : Exploring curriculum expectations of a 'visual grammatics', Leonard Unsworth and Mary Macken-Horarik

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Integrating data-based decision making, assessment for learning and diagnostic testing in formative assessment, Fabienne van der Kleij, Jorine Vermelulen, Kim Schildkamp, and Theo Egen

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Interviewer effects on non-response propensity in longitudinal surveys : A multilevel modelling approach, Rebecca Vassallo, Gabriele Durrant, Peter Smith, and Harvey Goldstein

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The writing performance of elementary students receiving strategic and interactive writing instruction, Kimberly A. Wolbers, Hannah M. Dostal, Steve Graham, David Cihak, Jennifer R. Kilpatrick, and Rachel Saulsburry

Submissions from 2014

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The development of shared understandings of assessment policy : Travelling between global and local contexts, Lenore Adie

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Towards a theoretical framework for online professional discussions, Lenore Adie

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Media representation of teachers across five countries, Bandar Alhamdam, Khalid Al-Saadi, Aspa Baroutsis, Anna Du Plessis, Obaidul Hamid, and Eileen Honan

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Developing social skills of students with additional needs within the context of the Australian Curriculum, Michael D. Davies, Greta Cooper, Ryan J. Kettler, and Stephen N. Elliott

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Out-of-field teaching and professional development : A transnational investigation across Australia and South Africa, Anna Du Plessis, Robyn Gillies, and Annemaree Carroll

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Adjusting for differential misclassification in multilevel models: The relationship between child exposure to smoke and cognitive development, Maria Ferrao and Harvey Goldstein

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Opportunities and challenges for negotiating appropriate EAP practices in China, Yanmei Gao and Brendan Bartlett

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A meta-analysis of writing interventions for students with learning disabilities, Amy Gillespie and Steve Graham

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Children's arithmetic development: It is number knowledge, not the approximate number sense, that counts, Silke M. Göbel, Sarah E. Watson, Arne Lervåg, and Charles Hulme

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Using league table rankings in public policy formation : Statistical issues, Harvey Goldstein

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Comorbidities in preschool children at family risk of dyslexia, Debbie Gooch, Charles Hulme, Hannah M. Nash, and Margaret J. Snowling

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The use of multiple forms of assessment in the service of writing, Steve Graham

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Teaching writing to middle school students: A national survey, Steve Graham, Andrea Capizzi, Karen Renee Harris, Michael Hebert, and Paul Morphy

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Conducting high quality writing intervention research: Twelve recommendations, Steve E. Graham and Karen R. Harris

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Does spelling instruction make students better spellers, readers, and writers? A meta-analytic review, Steve Graham and Tanya Santangelo

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How do preservice teacher education students move from novice to expert assessors?, Peter Grainger and Lenore Adie

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Exploring interactive writing as an effective practice for increasing head start students' alphabet knowledge skills, Anna H. Hall, Michael D. Toland, Jennifer Grisham-Brown, and Steve Graham

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Evaluating bias due to data linkage error in electronic healthcare records, Katie Harron, Angie Wade, Ruth Gilbert, Berit Muller-Pebody, and Harvey Goldstein

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Cultural, environmental, and psychosocial risk factors for child maltreatment, Todd I. Herrenkohl, Sheryl A. Hemphill, Ariane Florent, and Tamara Dee

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Mindful and mutual care for individuals with developmental disabilities: A systematic literature review, Yoon-Suk Hwang and Patrick Kearney

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Modelling survival and mortality risk to 15 years of age for a national cohort of children with serious congenital heart defects diagnosed in infancy, Rachel L. Knowles, Catherine Bull, Christopher Wren, Angela Wade, Harvey Goldstein, and Carol Dezateux

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Assessing opportunity-to-learn for students with disabilities in general and special education classes, Alexander Kurz, Stephen N. Elliott, Christopher J. Lemons, Naomi Zigmond, Amanda Kloo, and Ryan J. Kettler

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Making productive use of four models of school english: A case study revisited, Mary Rose Macken-Horarik

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Time, space, and text in the elementary school digital writing classroom, Kathy A. Mills and Beryl Exley

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Children's emotions and multimodal appraisal of places: Walking with the camera, Kathy Mills, Len Unsworth, Alberto Bellochi, Ji Yong Park, and Stephen Ritchie

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Children's emotions and multimodal appraisal of places: Walking with the camera, Kathy Mills, Len Unsworth, Alberto Bellochi, Ji Yong Park, and Stephen Ritchie

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New directions for digital video creation in the classroom: Spatiality, embodiment, and creativity, Jason Ranker and Kathy Mills

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Sparse representation with multi-manifold analysis for texture classification from few training images, Xiangping Sun, Jin Wang, Mary F. H. She, and Lingxue Kong

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Interfacing visual and verbal narrative art in paper and digital media: Recontextualising literature and literacies, Len Unsworth

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Informing understanding of young students' writing challenges and opportunities: Insights from the development of a digital writing tool that supports students with learning disabilities, Ge Vue, Tracey E. Hall, Kristin Robinson, Patricia Ganley, Emma Elizalde, and Steve Graham

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Teachers using annotations to engage students in assessment conversations : Recontextualising knowledge, Jill Willis and Lenore Adie

Submissions from 2013

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The development of teacher assessment identity through participation in online moderation, Lenore Adie

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Identifying discourses of moderation in higher education, Lenore Adie, Margaret Lloyd, and Denise Beutel

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The contribution of TIMSS to the link between school and classroom factors and student achievement, Marjolein Drent, Martina Meelissen, and Fabienne van der Kleij

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Fifth-grade students' knowledge about writing process and writing genres, Amy Gillespie, Natalie G. Olinghouse, and Steve Graham

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Linkage, evaluation and analysis of National Electronic Healthcare Data : Application to providing enhanced blood-stream infection surveillance in paediatric intensive care, Katie Harron, Harvey Goldstein, Angie Wade, Berit Muller-Pebody, Harvey Goldstein, Roger Parslow, and Ruth Gilbert

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Risk-adjusted monitoring of blood-stream infection in paediatric intensive care : A data linkage study, Katie Harron, Angie Wade, Berit Muller-Pebody, Harvey Goldstein, Roger Parslow, Jim Gray, John Hartley, Quen Mok, and Ruth Gilbert

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A systematic review of mindfulness intervention for individuals with developmental disabilities: Long-term practice and long lasting effects, Yoon-Suk Hwang and Patrick Kearney

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English in The Tempest: The value of metaphor and re-imagining grammar in English, Mary Rose Macken-Horarik

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The architecture of children's use of language and tools when problem solving collaboratively with robotics, Kathy A. Mills, Vinesh Chandra, and Ji Yong Park

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Yarning circles in the literacy classroom, Kathy A. Mills, Naomi Sunderland, and John Davis-Warra

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Yarning circles in the literacy classroom, Kathy A. Mills, Naomi Sunderland, and John Davis-Warra

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Sensing place: Embodiment, sensoriality, kinesis, and children behind the camera, Kathy Mills, Barbara Comber, and Pippa Kelly

Children’s Centre Coordinator Pedagogical Mentoring and Coaching Program Development Project, Joce Nuttall

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A longitudinal study of the reciprocal effects of alcohol use and interpersonal violence among Australian young people, Kirsty Scholes-Balog, Sheryl A. Hemphill, Peter Kremer, and John W. Toumbourou

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Scale invariant texture classification via sparse representation, Xiangping Sun, Jin Wang, Mary F. H. She, and Lingxue Kong

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Interpretation of the score reports from the Computer Program LoVS by teachers, internal support teachers and principals, Fabienne van der Kleij and Theo Egen

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Supervised learning probabilistic latent semantic analysis for human motion analysis, Jin Wang, Ping Liu, Mary F. H. She, Abbas Kouzani, and Saeid Nahavandi

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Bag-of-words representation for biomedical time series classification, Jin Wang, Ping Liu, Mary F. H. She, Saeid Nahavandi, and Abbas Kouzani

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Sparse representation of local spatial-temporal features with dimensionality reduction for motion recognition, Jin Wang, Xiangping Sun, Ping Liu, Mary F. H. She, and Lingxue Kong

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Negotiating the meaning of achievement standards in the Australian curriculum, Jill Willis and Lenore Adie

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Conceptualising teachers' assessment literacies in an era of curriculum and assessment reform, Jill Willis, Lenore Adie, and Val Klenowski

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Reframing literacy for a screen-based age: A case for digital mindsets, Claire Wyatt-Smith and Kay Kimber

Submissions from 2012

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Learning as identity and practice through involvement in online moderation, Lenore Adie

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Urban pre-service teachers' conceptions of teaching in rural communities, Lenore Adie and Georgina Barton

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Digital natives? New and old media and children's language acquisition, M Bittman, Leonie Rutherford, Jude Brown, and Len Unsworth

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Measuring success: League tables in the public sector, Beth Foley and Harvey Goldstein

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Why school English needs a 'Good Enough' grammatics (and not more grammar), Mary Rose Macken-Horarik

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Effects of feedback in a computer-based assessment for learning, Fabienne van der Kleij, Theo Egen, Caroline Timmers, and Bernard Veldkamp

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The transition to school of children with developmental disabilities: Views of parents and teachers, Sue Walker, Stephanie Dunbar, Katrina Meldrum, Chrystal Whiteford, Suzanne Carrington, Kirstine Hand, Donna Berthelsen, and Jan Nicholson