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Reading for pleasure: exploring reading culture in an Australian early years classroom.

Subjects: *READING; *ACADEMIC achievement; *ACADEMIC motivationAUSTRALIA

  • Source: Literacy. May2021, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p113-124. 12p. 2 Color Photographs, 1 Diagram, 2 Charts.

  • Abstract: Research indicates a powerful correlation between students' reading enjoyment, motivation and achievement. This Australian case study investigates how reading for pleasure (RfP) approaches are demonstrated ... Copyright of Literacy is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a ...

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Attending to 'culture' in intercultural language learning: a study of Indonesian language teachers in Australia.

Subjects: *LANGUAGE teachers; *FOREIGN language education; *INDONESIAN languageAUSTRALIA

  • Source: Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. Aug2020, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p653-665. 13p.

  • Abstract: In recent decades, the field of language teaching has been increasingly recognised as having an important role in developing not only linguistic proficiency, but also ... Copyright of Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education is the property of Routledge and its content may not ...

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Anti-intellectualism is a virus.

Subjects: *ANTI-intellectualism; *EDUCATION; *MCCARTHYISMNEW Zealand; AUSTRALIA

  • Source: Educational Philosophy & Theory. Apr2019, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p357-363. 7p.

  • Abstract: An editorial is presented on anti-intellectualism and an apparent hostility towards education in New Zealand and Australia. ...

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Teaching and tolerance: aversive and divisive pedagogical encounters.

Subjects: *EDUCATION; *TOLERATION; *TEACHING methodsAUSTRALIABROWN, Wendy

  • Source: Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. Jun2018, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p422-433. 12p.

  • Abstract: This paper takes as its subject the circulation of tolerance discourse within two pedagogical encounters in two Australian educational settings, and draws from the work ... Copyright of Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education is the property of Routledge and its content may not ...

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Information is not knowledge: Cooking and eating as skilled practice in Australian obesity education.

Subjects: *OBESITY; *EDUCATION; *THEORY of knowledgeAUSTRALIA

  • Source: Australian Journal of Anthropology. Apr2018, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p108-124. 17p.

  • Abstract: This paper examines the relationship between obesity, knowledge and education in a South Australian community setting. In public health circles and ... Copyright of Australian Journal of Anthropology is the property of Wiley-Blackwell and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or ...

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Preparing work-ready nurses: reflexive learning for diverse students in the Australian vocational education and training sector.

Subjects: *NURSE training; *EDUCATIONAL programs; *CRITICAL thinkingAUSTRALIA

  • Source: Studies in Continuing Education. Nov2017, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p268-285. 18p.

  • Abstract: This paper highlights a disjuncture between training frameworks designed to meet work-based competencies, and educational flexibility desirable to prepare diverse learners for fluid workplaces and ... Copyright of Studies in Continuing Education is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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A distributed leadership change process model for higher education.

Subjects: *LEADERSHIP; *HIGHER education; *UNIVERSITIES & collegesAUSTRALIA

  • Source: Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management. Apr2017, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p126-139. 14p.

  • Abstract: The higher education sector operates in an increasingly complex global environment that is placing it under considerable stress and resulting in ... Copyright of Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied ...

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Values education as good practice pedagogy: Evidence from Australian empirical research.

Subjects: *VALUES education; *TEACHING methods; *TEACHINGAUSTRALIA

  • Source: Journal of Moral Education. Mar2017, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p88-96. 9p.

  • Abstract: This article focuses on the Australian Government’s Values Education Program and, within its context, theValues Education ... Copyright of Journal of Moral Education is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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Muslim students’ cultural and religious experiences in city, suburban and regional university campuses in NSW, Australia.

Subjects: *MUSLIM students; *RELIGIOUS discrimination; *COLLEGE campusesAUSTRALIA

  • Source: Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management. Dec2016, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p637-648. 12p. 9 Charts.

  • Abstract: Although there has been much research about the growing ethnic and religious diversity on university campuses across the world, relatively little is known about the ... Copyright of Journal of Higher Education Policy & Management is the property of Routledge and its content may not be copied ...

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Building strong futures: Literacy practices for developing engaged citizenship in the 21st century.

Subjects: *RATING of students; *LITERACY; *LANGUAGE acquisitionAUSTRALIA

  • Source: Australian Journal of Language & Literacy. 2016, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p86-95. 10p.

  • Abstract: Recent discussion about literacy in many advanced countries has focused on promoting students' performance such that students are better prepared to compete in the global ... Copyright of Australian Journal of Language & Literacy is the property of Australian Literacy Educators' Association and its content may not be copied or emailed ...

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