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The pedagogical foundations of massive open online courses
The evidence suggests that there is no reason to believe that MOOCs are any less effective a learning experience than their face–to–face counterparts, and in some aspects, they may actually improve learning outcomes.
Broadening the Mind? Australian Student Reflections on the Experience of Overseas Study
Internationalization of higher education is usually accompanied by rhetorical flourishes that are always going to be difficult to live up to. The research reported here is based on surveys and focus
Hidden markets: the new education privatization
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How to do Educational Ethnography
Ethnography as participant listening
Anyone involved in ethnographic research knows that in practice participant listening is an important technique employed by ethnographers, particularly among those of us who live in an ‘interview
Flipping the sociology classroom: Towards a practice of online pedagogy
Profound changes are under way in university learning and teaching. Online education is taking hold as never before, catalysed in no small part by the advent of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs),
Rural youth out-migration and education: challenges to aspirations discourse in mobile modernity
ABSTRACT We argue here that critical educational scholarship is crucial to developing educational analysis attuned to the nuances of place, mobility, and change in rural locations. Critical
Teachers and the re‐production of middle‐class culture in Australian schools
Based mainly on my own ethnographic research, which is committed to uncovering the constructed or ‘practiced’ nature of social life, I seek to demonstrate the ways in which Australian school