All publications

Books

  • Laws, K., Harbon, L. & Wescombe, C. (Eds.). (2016). Investigations into Professional Practice: Learning from Action Research Projects Australia & Southeast Asia. Developing Educational Professionals in Southeast Asia (DEPISA Monograph 4).
  • Laws, K., Harbon, L. & Wescombe, C. (Eds.). (2014). Improving Teaching and Learning: Perspectives from Australia and Southeast Asia. Developing Educational Professionals in Southeast Asia (DEPISA Monograph 3).
  • Laws, K., Harbon, L. & Wescombe, C. (Eds). (2013). Supporting Professional Development with Learning through Action Projects. Developing Educational Professionals in Southeast Asia (DEPISA Monograph 2).
  • Kevin Laws, Lesley Harbon, Ruth Fielding (eds). (2011). Teacher Professional development in Southeast Asia: Perspectives from Indonesia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. Sydney: Developing Educational Professionals in Southeast Asia (DEPISA Monograph 1).

Book chapters

  • Laws, K. (2016). Reflection and learning through action. In K. Laws, L. Harbon & C. Wescombe (Ed.), Investigations into Professional Practice:Learning from Action Learning Projects Australia and Southeast Asia (pp. 8–17), Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University: .
  • Thi Van Su Nguyen & Kevin Laws. (2016). Higher education teachers' conceptions of teaching: Are changes possible?. In Tina A Doe & Ken Sell (Ed.), Practitioners as Researchers: Case Studies in Innovative Practice (pp. 70–85), London: Primrose Hall.
  • Nguyen, T.V.S. & Laws, K. . (2016). Higher education teachers' conceptions of teaching: Are changes feasible?. In T. Doe & K. Snell (Ed.), Practitioners as Researchers: Case Studies of Innovative Practice. (pp. 70–85), Sydney: Primrose Hall Publishing.
  • Laws, K. (2015). DEPISA: A community of practice. In K. Laws, L. Harbon & C. Wescombe (Ed.), Improving Teaching and Learning: Perspectives from Australia and Southeast Asia (pp. 1–8), .
  • Trinh Quoc Lap, Kevin Laws & Son Jang-Ho. (2013). Developing attributes of global citizenship: Lessons learned for Vietnamese higher education from partnership programs with Australian and Korean universities. In K. Laws, L. Harbon & C. Wescombe (Ed.), Supporting Professional Development with Learning through Action Projects; Research from Australia and Southeast Asia (pp. 20–29), Bangkok, Thailand: Phranakhon Rajabhat University.
  • Nam Nguyen & Kevin Laws. (2013). Building the Centre for Professional Development for teachers and teacher educators in Vietnam. In K. Laws, L. Harbon & C. Wescombe (Ed.), Supporting Professional Development with Learning through Action Projects: Research from Australia and Southeast Asia (pp. 31–40), Bangkok, Thailand: Phranakhon Rajabhat University.
  • Trinh Quoc Lap, Kevin Laws. (2013). Facilitating professional development through developing a learning community: Lessons learned from Can Tho University and the University of Sydney. In K. Laws, L. Harbon & C. Wescombe (Ed.), Supporting Professional Development with Learning through Action Projects: Research from Australia and Southeast Asia (pp. 23–30), Sydney: .
  • Laws, K. (2013). Learning through action: A process approach to professional development. In K. Laws, L. Harbon & C. Wescombe (Ed.), Supporting Professional Development with Learning through Action Projects: Research from Australian and Southeast Asia (pp. 3–13), Sydney: .
  • Nguyen Hong Nam,Le Ngoc Hoa, Kevin Laws. (2011). Continuing professional development in primary schools: The effect of coaching on the professional development of primary school teachers in Vietnam.. In Kevin Laws, Lesley Harbon, Ruth Fielding (Ed.), Teacher Professional Development in Southeast Asia: Perspectives from Indonesia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam (pp. 114–135), Sydney: Kevin Laws, Lesley Harbon, Ruth Fielding.
  • Kevin Laws. (2011). Capacity building in schools through the professional development of teachers. In Kevin Laws, Lesley Harbon, Ruth Fielding (Ed.), Teacher Professional Development in Southeast Asia: Pers[pectives from Indonesia. Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. (pp. 13–24), Sydney: Kevin Laws, Lesley Harbon, Ruth Fielding.
  • Trinh Quoc Lap, Chau Ngo Minh, Kevin Laws. (2011). The impact of coaching on in-service teachers' professionalism in developing and using evaluative questions in Vietnamese secondary education. In Kevin Laws, Lesley Harbon, Ruth Fielding (Ed.), Teacher Professional Development in Southeast Asia: Perspectives from Indonesia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam (pp. 92–113), Sydney: Kevin Laws, Lesley Harbon, Ruth Fielding.
  • Kevin Laws et al. (2010). Global citizenship and the internationalised classoom: what students think. In Fran Waugh & Lindsey Napier (Ed.), Internationalising Learning and Teaching in Academic Settings: Engagement, Collaboration and Sutainability (pp. 69–86), Sydney: The University of Sydney.
  • Julia Gobel and Kevin Laws. (2009). Orgaizational systeme: why emotions should be taken into account. In James Sheffield (Ed.), Systemic Development: Local Solutions in a Global Environment (pp. 423–432), USA: ISCE Publishing.
  • Kevin Laws and Robert McLeod. (2009). Retaining organizational knowledge: Learning histories revisited. In James Sheffield (Ed.), Systemic Development: Local Solutions in a Global Environment (pp. 669–678), USA: ISCE Publishing.
  • Laws, K. (2007). The Internationalisation of Australian Higher Education: Developments and Issues. In S. Krishna (Ed.), The Internationalization of Higher Education. Perspectives and Country Experiences (pp. 197–211), Hyderabad, India: ICFAI University Press.

Journal articles

  • Nguyen, T. & Laws, K. (2019). Changes in higher education teachers' perceptions of curriculum. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 11(1), 76–89. DOI:10.1108/JARHE-06-2018-0097
  • Nguyen, T.V.S. (2016). Higher education purposes through teachers' lenses: Perceptions from Vietnam. Journal of Teaching and Education (JTE), 5(1), 707–718.
  • Laws, K. (2015). DEPISA: A case study of complex capacity development in a transnational setting . JOSA: The Journal of the Oriental Society of Australia, 47, 165–181.
  • Harbon, L., Lap, T. Q. & Laws, K. (2014). A five-pointed star: Enhancing explorations into English teaching in the Mekong. Pacific-Asian Education, 26(1), 45–59.
  • Thanosawan, P., & Laws, K. (2013). Global citizenship: differing perceptions within two Thai higher education institutions. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 35(3), 293–304. DOI:10.1080/1360080X.2013.786861
  • Trinh Quoc Lap Kevin Laws. (2010). Facilitating professional development through developing a learning community in an international collaborative partnership (in Vietnamese). Ho Chi Minh City Journal of Science Educational Issues, 19, 130–139.

Conference papers

  • Kevin Laws. (2011). Leading collaborative multi-nation professional development projects. In Exploring Leadership and Learning Theories Asia 2011.
  • Kevin Laws and Lap Trinh. (2009). Development of teacher educators: a cross cultural story.. In Jane Mitchell & Louise Hard Teacher Education Crossing Borders; Cultures, Contexts, Communities, Curriculum. Albury, NSW, 28 June- 1 July, 2009.
  • Kevin Laws. (2009). Educating for a sustainable future: a snapshot of marine education in Australia. In National Taiwan Ocean University The International Conference on Marine Education (pp. 35–68). Taiwan, 8-9 October 2009.
  • Goebel, J, Laws, K. (2007). Organizational Systems: Why Emotions Should Be Taken Into Account. In J. Sheffield;K. Fielden 13th Annual Australia and New Zealand Systems (ANZSYS) Conference "Systemic Development: Local Solutions in a Global Environment" (pp. 1–10). Auckland, NZ, 2-5th Dec, 2007.
  • Laws, K, McLeod, R. (2007). Retaining Organisational Knowledge: Learning Histories Revisited. In J. Sheffield;K. Fielden 13th Annual Australia and New Zealand Systems (ANZSYS) Conference "Systemic Development: Local Solutions in a Global Environment" (pp. 1–9). Auckland, NZ, 2-5th Dec, 2007.
  • Laws, K, . (2004). Case Study And Grounded Theory: Sharing Some Alternative Qualitative Research Methodologies With Systems Professionals. In Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference of the Systems Dynamics Society . University of Oxford, July 25 - 29, 2004.

Other

  • Kevin Laws. (2009). Global awareness, global competence, global citizenship?, Civil Servant Development Institute, Taipei ROC (7 October, 2009).