Tag: Adult Learning Australia

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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Second chance education: barriers, supports and engagement strategies

Author: Harry Savelsberg, Sylvia Pignata, Pauline Weckert University of South Australia Edition: Volume 57, Number 1, April 2017 Summary: Second chance education programs are now a well-established presence in institutions seeking to provide access and equity pathways for socio-economically disadvantaged groups.

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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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Identifying tertiary bridging students at risk of failure in the first semester of undergraduate study

Authors: Robert Whannell and Patricia Whannell, University of New England Summary:  This study presents the findings of the second phase of a project examining the attrition and progression of two cohorts of students in a tertiary bridging program at a

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The international importance of a national association

Author/s: Edward Hutchinson Edition: Volume 50, Number 3, November 2010 Summary: It is my experience that some of the most perplexing and time‑consuming problems that face the chief executive of a National Association in Adult Education, arise out of international

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Agenda for a national association 50 years on

Author/s: Barrie Brennan Edition: Volume 50, Number 3, November 2010 Summary: I was honoured to be asked by the current Editor to write a response to W.G.K. Duncan’s 1961 paper, ‘Agenda for a national association’, in the first number of

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Agenda for a national association

Author/s: W. G. K. Duncan Edition: Volume 50, Number 3, November 2010 Summary: I was reminded of my schoolboy days when I read the opening words of the first number of the Newsletter, to be issued quarterly by the Australian

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Recollections on the Association over five decades

Author/s: Arch Nelson (1960s), Barrie Brennan (1970s), Dianne Berlin (1980s), Alastair Crombie (1990s) and Roger Morris (2000s) Edition: Volume 50, Number 3, November 2010 Summary: In 2010, fifty years after the establishment of the association now called Adult Learning Australia

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