Category: Higher Education

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

Posted in ACE, Higher Education, Journal edition

A survey on the influence of titles on the visitor’s interpretation and learning in art galleries: an Iranian context

Authors: Kouros Samanian, Hoda Nedaeifar and Ma’soumeh Karimi, University of Arts, Tehran, Iran Edition: Volume 56, Number 1, April 2016 Summary: As previous studies suggest, titles of works of art have generally proven to be influential elements in reading and interpretation

Posted in Higher Education, Journal edition

Opening the learning process: the potential role of feature film in teaching employment relations

Author: George Lafferty, Western Sydney University Edition: Volume 56, Number 1, April 2016 Summary: This paper explores the potential of feature film to encourage more inclusive, participatory and open learning in the area of employment relations. Evaluations of student responses in

Posted in Higher Education, Journal edition

“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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Motivating and enabling adult learners to develop research skills

Author: Grace McCarthy, University of Wollongong Edition: Volume 55, Number 2, July 2015 Summary:  Adult learners undertaking a coursework masters are understandably nervous about undertaking research projects. However if done well, such projects represent a way to encourage the quantity and quality

Posted in Higher Education, Refereed article, Research report

Work-based researchers and Communities of Practice: Conceptual and gestational dilemmas

Author: Andrew Sense, University of Wollongong Edition: Volume 55, Number 2, July 2015 Summary:  Drawing on a presumption that a Community of Practice (COP) can add significant value to the situated learning development of adults in any context, this paper exposes and

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Listening to hear: Critical allies in Indigenous Studies

Author: Colleen McGloin, University of Wollongong Edition: Volume 55, Number 2, July 2015 Summary:  This paper reflects on a particular class in an undergraduate seminar in Australian Indigenous Studies where anecdote played a crucial role and where both the teacher and learners

Posted in Higher Education, Refereed article

What are the key ingredients for an effective and successful tertiary enabling program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students? An evaluation of the evolution of one program

Author: Lisa Hall, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education Edition: Volume 55, Number 2, July 2015 Summary: Tertiary enabling programs have become an increasingly important part of the post-secondary schooling landscape. In recognition of the need for increased access for certain

Posted in ACE, Higher Education, Refereed article

1974 -1976: The seeds of longevity in a pathway to tertiary participation at University of Newcastle, NSW

Authors: Josephine May and Rosalie Bunn, University of Newcastle Edition: Volume 55, Number 1, April 2015 Summary:  By the 1960s equality of opportunity was a dominant theme in social science research, and in keeping with this trend, the Whitlam Labor Government

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The quest for authenticity: A study of an online discussion forum and the needs of adult learners

Author: Jenny McDougall, Central Queensland University Edition: Volume 55, Number 1, April 2015 Summary:  The objective of achieving a sense of ‘authenticity’ in an educational context is one that might have immediate appeal, though how this is defined, let alone

Posted in ACE, Higher Education, Refereed article