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This paper summarises some of the key issues arising from the implementation of studio-based teaching in two IT-based undergraduate courses. The studios aim to provide students with experiential learning, in which they can `learn by doing'. They are based on a model of studio teaching advocated by Schon. The paper describes a wide variety of ideas which… (More)
This paper critically analyses the relevance and usefulness of model IS curriculum such as IS'97. It argues that the evolution of IS as a discipline has now rendered model curricula of this type obsolete, and suggests the basis for a new approach to model curriculum development, which is more in keeping with the needs of the discipline.
Behavioural Family Therapy (BFT) is a skills based intervention that aims to support families where a member is experiencing a mental health problem. The Meriden Family Programme has extensive experience in supporting families who have complex needs. The programme delivers training in the approach and works with families with the aim of providing… (More)
Polyps resected during colonoscopy should be recovered and sent for pathologic examination. Unfortunately retrieval is incomplete ranging from 85-100% in reported series. There are several specific techniques aimed to increase the retrieval rate which in our experience amounted to 94.5% of a series of 182 polypectomies in 100 consecutive patients. All lost… (More)
This paper examines the evolution of organisational structures supporting the IT disciplines at a sample group of Australian universities. The paper draws on sociological theory to suggest that there is strong two-way inter-connection between organizational structure and disciplinary structure within universities. It argues that the debate and discussion… (More)