ERIC Number: ED365497
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Rural Education Issues: An Australian Perspective. Key Papers Number 3.
Boylan, Colin, Ed.; Alston, Margaret, Ed.
This book contains 15 papers on current issues and future options in Australian rural education. Part 1 covers contemporary issues and includes: (1) "Issues in Education in Remote Rural Australia" (education of girls, education of Aboriginals, lifelong learning, and research needs) (Ted Scott); (2) "Redefining Remoteness in the Post Industrial Society" (Peter d'Plesse); (3) "Expanding Vocational Preparation in the Post-Compulsory Years" (Richard Sweet); (4) "Educational Change in New South Wales: Rural Teacher Reactions and Rural Development" (Colin Boylan); (5) "Education in Rural Victoria Is a Social Justice Issue" (Merryl Robson); (6) "Austudy Rural Inequities" (Jennifer Sheed and Doug Lloyd); and (7) "Farm Management Education for the Future" (Keith Woodford and Ray Collins). Part 2, "Target Groups," includes: (1) "Retaining Teachers in Rural Schools: Satisfaction, Commitment, and Lifestyles" (Colin Boylan and others); (2) "Overcoming Distance: Isolated Rural Women's Access to TAFE across Australia" (Pauline Mageean); (3) "Isolation and Culture: The Challenges for Teachers in Torres Strait" (Barry Osborne); (4) "What about Me? Ever Thought about Including Rural Australians Who May Also Have an Intellectual Disability?" (Libby Cross and James Burrell); and (5) "Non English-Speaking Background Children in Wagga Wagga Schools" (Marietta Elliott). Part 3 covers technology and includes: (1) "Technologies: Present and Future for Distance Education in Victoria" (Neil Elliott and Ian Conboy); (2) "Learning Technology Programs in an Isolated Region: Classroom Applications of Technology" (Carol Hughes); and (3) "Technology and the Provision of Specialist Educational Support Services to Young Children of Itinerant Families" (Mike Lally). (SV)
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Geographic Isolation, Indigenous Populations, Postsecondary Education, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teachers, Womens Education
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Charles Sturt Univ.-Riverina, Wagga Wagga (Australia). Centre for Rural Social Research.; Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia.
Note: For selected individual papers, see RC 019 453-455.