Setting the Scene – The University Learning Experience in 2015

Setting the Scene – The University Learning Experience in 2015

Ubiquitous wireless connectivity now affords unprecedented opportunities to collect, organise, and analyse large repositories of information and resources where all forms of media are instantly accessible through any portable device. Using such devices, university students gain access to a rich array of resources that assist them to solve a problem, to earn a...

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Why Education is a Poor Cousin

Why Education is a Poor Cousin

Why Education has become a Poor Cousin to the Business of Australian Universities (with lessons from the culture industry) If universities of today had produced brilliance, we would not have the global problems we have now. They would have produced enlightened human beings of visionary qualities who could anticipate changes and take measures to avoid the...

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Dynamic Learning Strategy

Dynamic Learning Strategy

An evolving learning strategy enables the understanding of the interplay between technology and learning to advance in line with the capabilities of academic staff and organisational management that can assist to mitigate the complex task of producing optimal results in a world marked by unforeseen and frequent change. Traditional approaches to devising learning...

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Using Technology to Enhance Learning, Understanding, and Expertise

Using Technology to Enhance Learning, Understanding, and Expertise

Despite protestations from governments and politicians to allay criticisms of declining educational standards and effectiveness, often accompanied by announcements of new quality assurance programmes and repeated affirmations of rising living standards and lifetime benefits for all, institutionalised learning offers students few options but to acquiesce to...

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NBN and Education

NBN and Education

The forthcoming Australian National Broadband Network (NBN) is a patent reminder of the democratising effects of a pervasive network on any industry that relies on information as a core resource. Education, if assumed to be an industry, can either take advantage of this development or become a victim of it. The reality is that Australian families, companies,...

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