Category: Refereed article

Gender differences in online participation: Examining a History and a Mathematics Open Foundation online course

Author: Annette Morante, Valerie Djenidi, Helene Clark & Susan West Newcastle University Edition: Volume 57, Number 2, July 2017 Summary: With enrolment and completion rates in the University of Newcastle’s online Open Foundation enabling program being considerably higher for women than

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Experiences of bridging program students at a regional satellite campus

Author: Sandra Elsom, Ruth Greenaway & Margaret Marshman University of the Sunshine Coast Edition: Volume 57, Number 2, July 2017 Summary: The benefits of higher education to individuals and to society are acknowledged both in Australia and internationally. Increased access to

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Adult offenders’ perceptions of rehabilitation programs in Africa

Author: Nomazulu Ngozwana University of South Africa Edition: Volume 57, Number 2, July 2017 Summary: This article reflects on adult offenders’ perceptions of rehabilitation programs in Africa. It also evaluates whether offenders are consulted when planning rehabilitation programs.  Adult education principles

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‘The trails to get there’: Experiences of attaining higher education for Igorot Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines

Author: Digna Adonis & Jen Couch Australian Catholic University Edition: Volume 57, Number 2, July 2017 Summary: The title of this paper alludes to the hours of walking on mountain paths, which one of the authors, growing up in an Igorot

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AJAL Volume 57 / Number 2 / July 2017

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Bringing together learning from two worlds: Lessons from a gender-inclusive community education approach with smallholder farmers in Papua New Guinea

Author: Barbara Pamphilon & Katja Mikhailovich University of Canberra Edition: Volume 57, Number 2, July 2017 Summary: Smallholder farmers are the backbone of food production in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Due to an increasing need to pay for schooling and health

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On the borders of Pedagogy: Implementing a critical pedagogy for students on the Thai Burma Border

Author: Jen Couch Australian Catholic University Edition: Volume 57, Number 1, April 2017 Summary: This article uses an auto-ethnographic approach to explore the reflections and insights that occurred during my teaching of a subject in adolescent development on the Thai Burma

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Integrated non-formal education and training programs and centre linkages for adult employment in South Africa

Author: Celestin Mayombe University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Edition: Volume 57, Number 1, April 2017 Summary: This article outlines the results of a qualitative study, which investigated the adult non-formal education and training (NFET) centre linkages with external role-players in providing

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Just another student survey? – Point-of-contact survey feedback enhances the student experience and lets researchers gather data

Author: Warren Lake, William Boyd, Wendy Boyd and Suzi Hellmundt Southern Cross University Edition: Volume 57, Number 1, April 2017 Summary: When student surveys are conducted within university environments, one outcome of feedback to the researcher is that it provides insight

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Insights into attrition from university-based enabling programs

Author: Cheryl Bookallil and Bobby Harreveld CQUniversity, Australia Edition: Volume 57, Number 1, April 2017 Summary: High attrition rates from university-based enabling programs continue to be the subject of much research and administrative effort. Understanding the factors behind decisions to withdraw

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