Category: ACE

Second chance learning in Neighbourhood Houses in Victoria

Author: Tracey Ollis, Karen Starr, Cheryl Ryan, Jennifer Angwin and Ursula Harrison Deakin University Edition: Volume 57, Number 1, April 2017 Summary: Neighbourhood Houses in Victoria are significant sites of formal and informal education for adult learners. Intrinsically connected to local

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University-based enabling program outcomes: comparing distance education and internal study

Author: Cheryl Bookallil and John Rolfe, Central Queensland University Edition: Volume 56, Number 1, April 2016 Summary: Enrolment in university enabling programs has expanded dramatically in the last decade as universities strive to increase enrolments, particularly of students from low

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Unlocking the potential within: A preliminary study of individual and community outcomes from a university enabling program in rural Australia

Author: Susan Johns, Nicole Crawford, Cherie Hawkins, Lynn Jarvis, Mike Harris and David McCormack, University of Tasmania Edition: Volume 56, Number 1, April 2016 Summary: Many rural communities have a pool of mature-aged local people seeking a career change or

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Learning to swim using video modelling and video feedback within a self-management program

Author: So-An Lao, Brett E. Furlonger, Dennis W. Moore and Margherita Busacca, Monash University Edition: Volume 56, Number 1, April 2016 Summary: Although many adults who cannot swim are primarily interested in learning by direct coaching there are options that

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Book Review: Problematizing Public Pedagogy

The Work: Problematizing Public Pedagogy. Jake Burdick, Jennifer A. Sandlin and Michael P. O’Malley (Eds.) Routledge, New York, 2014, 212 pages Reviewer: Karen Charman, Victoria University Edition: Volume 55, Number 3, November 2015 In Brief:  The breadth of this edited collection

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Remaking education from below: the Chilean student movement as public pedagogy

Author: Jo Williams, Victoria University Edition: Volume 55, Number 3, November 2015 Summary:  This article considers the Chilean student movement and its ten-year struggle for public education as an example of public pedagogy. Secondary and university students, along with the

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“Come in and look around.” Professional development of student teachers through public pedagogy in a library exhibition

Authors: Anne Hickling-Hudson & Erika Hepple, Queensland University of Technology Edition: Volume 55, Number 3, November 2015 Summary:  This paper describes a public pedagogy project embedded into The Global Teacher, a subject within the Bachelor of Education program for student

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Protest music as adult education and learning for social change: a theorisation of a public pedagogy of protest music

Author: John Haycock, Monash University Edition: Volume 55, Number 3, November 2015 Summary:  Since the 1960’s, the transformative power of protest music has been shrouded in mythology. Sown by musical activists like Pete Seeger, who declared that protest music could

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Reaching for the arts in unexpected places: public pedagogy in the gardens

Author: Ligia Pelosi, Victoria University Edition: Volume 55, Number 3, November 2015 Summary:  What constitutes public pedagogy? The term is broad and can be applied in so many situations and settings to the learning that occurs outside of formal schooling.

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Visual Communication Design as a form of public pedagogy

Author: Meghan Kelly, Deakin University Edition: Volume 55, Number 3, November 2015 Summary:  This paper identifies visual communication design as a form of public pedagogy. Communication design practices aim to achieve the successful transmission of a message to a recipient in

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