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Sakellariou, Dikaios; Pollard, Nick – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2013
As one of the allied health professions, occupational therapy has adopted a primarily clinical focus on human occupation (or the process of daily life) and this is reflected in education, which has until recently tended to overlook contextual social factors such as poverty, marginalisation, exclusion, unemployment, incarceration and immigration.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Occupational Therapy, Social Responsibility, Political Issues
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Raddon, Arwen – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2006
The apparent absence of learners from the spaces and times of the institution is usually seen as a negative element of distance learning, positioning distance learners as other to the "norm" of the present, on-campus, traditional student. This paper explores the narratives of a group of distance learners, highlighting that these learners primarily…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Access to Education, Nontraditional Education, Attendance
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Mackinnon, Jacquelin – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2004
This paper explores the idea that conceptualizing academic supervision (at Honours or graduate level) as a fiduciary relationship can assist supervisors in enhancing student learning through quality decision-making. In this paper I reflect on my conceptions of supervision in the light of the growing scholarship on supervision. My conceptions of…
Descriptors: Supervisors, Figurative Language, Supervisory Methods, Models