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Bajada, Christopher; Kandlbinder, Peter; Trayler, Rowan – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Systematic changes to higher education curriculum typically occur within the extended timeframes of formal curriculum review processes. Programmes need to be reviewed periodically for internal and external accountability or to determine whether the curriculum has lost its coherence due to the accumulative effect of continual small-scale changes.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Accountability, Instructional Innovation, Teaching Methods
Osborne, Kristen; Fowler, Craig; Circelli, Michelle – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2018
This discussion paper explores the possibilities and risks that data linkage presents for the vocational education and training (VET) sector. Along with a broad overview of the nature of data linkage, it highlights possible applications for data linkage in the VET sector and examines the key challenges associated with its use. A number of case…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Data Processing, Educational Research, Information Networks
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Richardson, Lauren P.; McGowan, Carol G.; Styger, Lee E. J. – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
By the start of 2015 all University courses in Australia were required to be compliant with the new the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Quality in higher education seeks to achieve three goals - quality of design, quality of conformance and quality of performance. This paper brings together a number of higher education principles such…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality
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Shannon, Barrie; Smith, Stephen J. – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2017
This paper discusses contradictory imperatives in contemporary Australian pedagogy--the notions of "controversy" and "diversity" as they relate the subjects of genders and sexualities. It is a common view that both gender and sexuality are important organising features of identity, society and politics. Consistent effort is…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Foreign Countries, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Weuffen, Sara L.; Cahir, Fred; Pickford, Aunty Marjorie – Higher Education Research and Development, 2017
This paper discusses a cross-cultural pedagogical approach, couched in a theory-practice nexus, used at a Victorian regional university to guide non-Indigenous pre-service teachers' (PSTs) engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives and cultures. We have drawn on qualitative and statistical data, and current issues in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Workshops, Experiential Learning
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LeBard, Rebecca J.; Hibbert, D. Brynn; Quinnell, Rosanne – Teaching Science, 2017
New and emerging digital technologies are making an impact on how we practice science, and this has implications on how we teach science. We introduce the concept of the Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) as used in the research environment and describe how we have implemented this as a tool for providing undergraduate science students with an…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Undergraduate Students
OECD Publishing, 2017
This joint OECD-ILO publication provides guidance on how local and regional governments can foster business-education partnerships in apprenticeship programmes and other types of work-based learning, drawing on case studies across nine countries. There has been increasing interest in apprenticeships which combine on the job training with…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Apprenticeships, School Business Relationship, Workplace Learning
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Maddox, Alexia; Zhao, Linlin – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2017
This case study presents a conceptual model of researcher performance developed by Deakin University Library, Australia. The model aims to organize research performance data into meaningful researcher profiles, referred to as researcher typologies, which support the demonstration of research impact and value. Three dimensions shaping researcher…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Strategic Planning, Delivery Systems, Models
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Hesterman, Sandra – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
A pedagogy of multiliteracies is based on the theoretical perspective that in order to find our way around our mass media, multimedia and electronic hypermedia communication environments and accommodate the realities of increasing local diversity and global connectedness, a broadened definition of literacy is required. New ways of making sense of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multiple Literacies, Ethnography, Case Studies
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Okumura, Shinji; Obara, Yumi – Online Submission, 2017
The Melbourne International School of Japanese (MISJ) is a supplementary Saturday school which offers Japanese language and mathematics taught in Japanese from kindergarten to senior secondary level. Classes are scheduled on Saturdays from 9am to 3pm and approximately half of the program is dedicated to mathematics. While mathematics education…
Descriptors: Japanese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Agnew, Deborah; Pill, Shane; Orrell, Janice – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2017
This paper applies a conceptual model for work-integrated learning (WIL) in a multidisciplinary sports degree program. Two examples of WIL in sport will be used to illustrate how the conceptual WIL model is being operationalized. The implications for practice are that curriculum design must recognize a highly flexible approach to the nature of…
Descriptors: Field Experience Programs, Athletics, Interdisciplinary Approach, Models
Bryant, Rebecca; Lavoie, Brian; Malpas, Constance – OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., 2017
The service profiles presented here were reviewed and confirmed by staff at Edinburgh University, Monash University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Wageningen University & Research. The profiles are descriptive inventories, with brief observations about the scope, organization and staffing of RDM [research data management]…
Descriptors: Research, Data, Information Management, Information Services
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Lynch, David; Smith, Richard; Provost, Steven; Madden, Jake – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: This paper argues that in a well-organised school with strong leadership and vision coupled with a concerted effort to improve the teaching performance of each teacher, student achievement can be enhanced. The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate that while macro-effect sizes such as "whole of school" metrics are useful for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Data Interpretation
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Pervan, Simon; Blackman, Deborah; Sloan, Terry; Wallace, Michelle; Vocino, Andrea; Byrne, Cathy – Studies in Continuing Education, 2016
In Australia, the Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) remains a popular program but considerable anguish persists within the university sector over just what it is offering students. In this article, we use the process of postgraduate socialisation to understand how candidates, supervisors and administrators navigate pathways to successful…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Business Administration Education, Socialization, Universities
Hirsch, Christian R., Ed.; McDuffie, Amy Roth, Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2016
Mathematical modeling plays an increasingly important role both in real-life applications--in engineering, business, the social sciences, climate study, advanced design, and more--and within mathematics education itself. This 2016 volume of "Annual Perspectives in Mathematics Education" ("APME") focuses on this key topic from a…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematical Models, Mathematics Instruction, STEM Education
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