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Phillips, Sandra R.; Archer-Lean, Clare – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
First Nations writing within English literary studies risks contemporary colonisation if encountered as a literary object for close reading without context or reflection on the role of the reader. This article will explore the processes involved in constructing an innovative reading practice amongst tertiary students to counter the potential for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, College Students, Social Bias
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Molla, Tebeje; Harvey, Andrew; Sellar, Sam – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
This article explores factors contributing to unequal patterns of access to languages other than English (LOTE) in Australian universities. A critical analysis of qualitative and quantitative data generated through interviews, surveys and document analysis reveals that underrepresentation in LOTE courses in Australian universities is attributable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Patil Vishwanath, Tejaswini; Mummery, Jane – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Internationalisation of curriculum (IoC) practices promote students developing knowledge of other cultures, attitudes, values and ethics. This conceptual article argues that embedding critical reflection in the IoC program -- through integrating insights from both IoC thinkers and critical reflection literature -- may allow educators and students…
Descriptors: International Education, Cultural Awareness, Values, Ethics
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Herman, Chaya; Meki Kombe, Charity L. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
International doctoral students' sojourn encompasses three transitional processes: to the new country, to the university and to a new academic identity as a researcher in a specific discipline. This article examines the role of social networks in facilitating these transitions for international doctoral students at one South African university. It…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Professional Identity, Graduate Students, Foreign Students
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Crane, Phil; Brough, Mark; Fisher, Tarita – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Although there is a substantial literature critical of the colonising discourses of higher education in both teaching and learning and research, there has been relatively little commentary about work integrated learning (WIL) from an Indigenous perspective. Currently, the higher education discourse of WIL is dominated by a teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, College Students, Cultural Awareness, Individual Characteristics
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Bullen, Jonathan; Roberts, Lynne – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Despite a significant body of literature espousing the transformative impacts of Australian Indigenous Studies curriculum upon students, there remains a limited body of work related to how these students experience and learn within this complex environment. This is particularly notable for research aligned with Mezirow's transformative learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Health Sciences, Transformative Learning
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West, Roianne; Mills, Kyly; Rowland, Dale; Creedy, Debra – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
As Australian universities move towards the mandatory inclusion of First Peoples content into undergraduate health professional programs, it is imperative to evaluate course impact and quality of teaching. A discrete First Peoples Health course underpinned by The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Curriculum Framework was evaluated using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Undergraduate Study, Pacific Islanders
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Kensington-Miller, Barbara; Knewstubb, Bernadette; Longley, Alys; Gilbert, Amanda – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Academic transcripts record students' learning, providing a grade which indicates the student has achieved a certified level of disciplinary knowledge and skill. However, recognising what a graduate has accomplished during a course, or over a programme is much more involved: it includes not only disciplinary awareness but students' learning…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employment Potential, Job Skills, Cultural Awareness
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Power, Tamara; Virdun, Claudia; Gorman, Edward; Doab, Anna; Smith, Rachel; Phillips, Angela; Gray, Joanne – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Like other Westernised countries, Australia's history of colonisation, racism and oppression has impacted upon Indigenous Peoples' health and well-being. It is also evident that institutional racism and ongoing colonisation are present in the Australian health system. Better preparation of health professionals to work in a culturally respectful…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Culturally Relevant Education, Cultural Awareness
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Coombe, Leanne; Lee, Vanessa; Robinson, Priscilla – Higher Education Research and Development, 2017
All graduates of Master of Public Health (MPH) programmes in Australia are expected to achieve a core set of Indigenous public health competencies designed to train "judgement safe practitioners". A curriculum framework document was developed alongside the competencies to assist programme providers to integrate appropriate Indigenous…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masters Programs, Public Health, Indigenous Populations
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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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Dreamson, Neal; Thomas, Gary; Lee Hong, Anita; Kim, Soyoung – Higher Education Research and Development, 2017
Online learning has become a conventional term and practice in Australian higher education, yet cultural inclusivity for Indigenous (Indigenous for the purposes of this paper refers to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples) students is insufficiently reflected in learning management system (LMS) policies and design. This study…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Indigenous Knowledge, Educational Policy, Online Courses
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Bullen, Jonathan; Flavell, Helen – Higher Education Research and Development, 2017
This paper is drawn from our collective experience coordinating, and teaching in, a large common inter-professional unit on Indigenous cultures and health at an Australian university. Specifically, we use our lived experiences as Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal academics working interculturally to inform a theoretical discussion about how…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Health, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Clifford, Valerie; Montgomery, Catherine – Higher Education Research and Development, 2017
In this article, differing interpretations of the internationalisation of higher education curriculum are explored analysing the structural and cultural aspects of the curriculum. Voices of tertiary staff from around the world taking part in a four-week, fully online course, entitled "Internationalising the curriculum for all students"…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Global Approach, Higher Education, Citizenship Education
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Silfver, Ann-Louise; Berge, Britt-Marie – Higher Education Research and Development, 2016
In this article, we explore the narratives of 10 doctoral alumni from Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) who underwent graduate training in Sweden. The narratives identify challenges encountered by the alumni but more importantly reveal the agency by which these challenges were overcome. The most important strategy was that of collaborative…
Descriptors: Laotians, Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Alumni
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