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Attrition, completion and completion times of PhD candidates
Attrition rates and time to completion of PhD candidates has internationally become a concern of governments, universities and the candidates themselves. Suggestions that attrition is too high and,Expand
Neuroscience and Education: Issues and Challenges for Curriculum
Abstract The burgeoning knowledge of the human brain generated by the proliferation of new brain imaging technology from in recent decades has posed questions about the potential for this newExpand
Values Education and Quality Teaching: Two Sides of the Learning Coin
Educational research of recent times has uncovered some flaws in earlier thinking about the limited role that teachers and schools could play in effecting change in student achievement. EarlierExpand
What is this thing called religious education
Jürgen Habermas: education’s reluctant hero
Investigating PhD thesis examination reports
Abstract There has been a slow but steady accretion of findings on doctoral assessment and examination processes over the past decade and a half. The study of Australian PhD examination reported hereExpand
VALUES EDUCATION: THE MISSING LINK IN QUALITY TEACHING
Educational research of the 1990s and beyond has challenged earlier conceptions concerned with the capacity of teachers, and formal education generally, to make a difference in the lives of students.Expand
Consistency and Inconsistency in PhD Thesis Examination
This is a mixed methods investigation of consistency in PhD examination. At its core is the quantification of the content and conceptual analysis of examiner reports for 804 Australian theses. First,Expand
VALUES EDUCATION: A PEDAGOGICAL IMPERATIVE FOR STUDENT WELLBEING
The article explores research evidence that points to the distinctive contribution of values education to student wellbeing, including but not limited to academic enhancement. It will refer broadlyExpand
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