ERIC Number: ED429788
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Celebrating Rural Education. Proceedings of the National Conference of the Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia (SPERA) (13th, Adelaide, South Australia, July 6-8, 1997).
Murdoch, Colin, Ed.; Wood, Giovanna, Ed.
This conference proceedings of the Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia (SPERA) contains 19 presentations and workshops. An introductory section includes SPERA's mission, goals, and history; a brief welcome address by SPERA president Sheila King; a list of past conference proceedings; and abstracts of presentations. The presentations are: (1) "Celebrating Connnectedness" (Robin Maslen); (2) "Successes of a Rural University: Whyalla Campus, University of South Australia" (Jim Harvey); (3) "Health and Safety for Young People in Rural Areas" (Stephen Parker); (4) "Self-Esteem in Rural Schools: Dreams and Aspirations" (Deidra J. Young); (5) "Rural and Remote Professional Practice Placements for Children's Studies Students" (Stephanie Jackiewicz, Rosa Lincoln, Kristen Brockman); (6) "First Year University in Retrospect: The Voices of Rural Students" (Brian Hemmings, Doug Hill, David Ray); (7) "Rural Students Continuing Their Studies in University Contexts" (Brian Hemmings, Russell Kay, Doug Hill); (8) "Leigh Creek Area School-Royal Zoological Society of South Australia Yellow-Footed Rock-Wallaby (Andu) Reintroduction Project" (Colin Murdoch, Katie Bedding); (9) "Delivering the Arts Curriculum in Isolated Settings: Outback Eisteddfod" (Ray Marino); (10) "Partnerships, Technology and Teaching: Celebrating the Link between Universities and Rural Communities" (Ian W. Gibson, Sheila King); (11) "Incidental Education (for Women) in Rural Communities" (Valmai Crosby); (12) "Celebrating Distance Teaching Innovations: The Certificate in Distance Teaching" (Colin Boylan, Juhani Tuovinen); (13) "Literacy Networks in the Community" (Karen Gardner, Sue Fairley, Henry Condon); (14) "A Picture Postcard Perspective of Rural Communities" (Sheila King); (15) "Identification of Barriers That Confront Rural Students Entering the University System" (Jennifer Roe); (16) "The Emotional Transition of Twelve Year Olds from Home to a Boarding Situation" (Katrina Mason); (17) "A Focus on Rural Australia for Students at the University of Ballarat" (Keith Moore); (18) "Forum: Student Reflection on Successful Rural Education" (Carrie-ann Mickan, Neralie Rowan); and (19) "What Is Ag-Ed?" (Judy Lindley). (SV)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia.
Identifiers - Location: Australia