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Hopkins, Susan – Australian Universities' Review, 2015
Providing higher education to offenders in custody has become an increasingly complex business in the age of digital learning. Most Australian prisoners still have no direct access to the internet and relatively unreliable access to information technology. As incarceration is now a business, prisons, like universities, are increasingly subject to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Institutionalized Persons, Electronic Learning
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Laws, Thomas A.; Fiedler, Brenton A. – Australian Universities' Review, 2013
Mental health problems in young Australians continue to be a major public health issue. Studying at university can generate social pressures particularly for youth, which have been associated with the onset of a mental illness or a worsening of an existing condition. Many universities provide health services to support students with health…
Descriptors: Mental Health, College Students, School Health Services, Foreign Countries
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Danby, Susan; Lee, Alison – Australian Universities' Review, 2012
With growing international interest in diversifying sites for pedagogical work within the doctorate, doctoral programmes of different kinds are being developed in different disciplinary, institutional and national settings. However, little is known about how the pedagogical work of these programmes is designed and enacted, and with what effects.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Social Action, Doctoral Programs
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Rochecouste, Judith; Oliver, Rhonda; Mulligan, Denise; Davies, Martin – Australian Universities' Review, 2011
The English Language Growth (ELG) Project was conducted in five Australian universities in 2008-09 to address the on-going English language development of international students from non-English speaking backgrounds. Using an online survey inviting both qualitative and quantitative responses, 798 international students provided a rich source of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Learning Strategies, Rote Learning, Metacognition
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Hopkins, John L. – Australian Universities' Review, 2011
This research examines the issue of transnational academic mobility of academic staff looking at potential moves to higher education institutions in Australia. By establishing a web-based portal, attracting interested parties from around the world with information about Australian universities and subsequent career opportunities, web analytics are…
Descriptors: Research Tools, Foreign Countries, Employment Opportunities, College Faculty