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Deakin University Faculty of Arts and Education

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Works: 114 works in 115 publications in 1 language and 114 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
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Most widely held works by Deakin University
ALR279 public relations and event management : for Deakin University( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced for undergraduate unit ALR279 (Public relations practice and event management) offered by the Faculty of Arts and Education, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University
Determining research significance in archaeological collections from historic sites by Ilka Schacht( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thesis presents a model for assessing the research significance of Australian historical archaeological collections. It identifies the criteria, and provides step-by-step guidelines, for conducting such an assessment. The model is an important tool for managing and justifying the long term preservation of increasing numbers of archaeological collections
A curriculum for entrepreneurial creativity and resourcefulness in New Zealand by Raymond John Meldrum( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thesis examines the mismatch between the passion and risk-taking in entrepreneurs' lives and the way education programs are typically organised as a linear sequence of discipline-based courses with prescribed content and outcomes. It proposes instead a curriculum based on six Cs: 'currere,' complexity, cosmology, conversation, community, and, especially, creativity
Educational praxis in various Australian indigenous higher education contexts by John Paul Maskell( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This thesis critically reports on discourses that impact on the role and work practices of a non-Indigenous educator within Indigenous higher education contexts. The study uses autobiography and narrative inquiry as research methods to examine workplace contexts. The findings reveal competing influences that shape the practices of a non-Indigenous educator
'Statesmanship of the highest order' : Governor-General Ronald Munro-Ferguson and Australia's war of 1914-1918 by Barry Fitzgerald( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Secondary students : rhythms of learning and pedagogies for change by Intha Ranie Chetty( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Results indicated: Literacy programs provided optimal learning environments for access, participation and outcomes, reconnecting marginalised students to education; students were able to determine their preferred reading methods and educational pathways; students could negotiate work requirements, learned to be optimistic through creative pedagogies and built solid relationships through improved social skills
An un-inherited past : preserving the Khami world heritage site, Zimbabwe by Ashton Sinamai( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Through interviews and an analysis of archival materials, this thesis traces the process of how the Khami World Heritage site became un-inherited at the local and national level. The thesis examines how this is a result of several factors that have influenced preservation decisions made about Khami, among them the changing group identities in Matabeleland and Zimbabwe over recent centuries, the processes of remembering and forgetting in identity and nation building and the 'development' of land through colonial policies and heritage legislation and policies, as well as how modern interpretations of the site have alienated the World Heritage property from local communities and expunged it from the national narrative." -- from the Abstract
Mirrors of ink : Borgesian re-presentations by David J Ling( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Comprising a critical theory piece and a reflexive novella, Mirrors of ink reflects upon the literary works of Jorge Luis Borges to innovatively articulate Borgesian theories of representation, influence and creativity. Informed by Kabbalah and psychoanalysis, it reveals a quirky but cohesive perspective that regards the world and its inhabitants as inherently textual entities
Dora Lynnell Wilson (1883-1946) : a life in art by Jacqueline Abbott( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This thesis fills out Wilson's previously unresearched biography and argues for a reassessment of her standing as an important inter-war artist in Melbourne. The role of cultural gatekeepers in building and deconstructing artistic reputation is discussed, with examples of Wilson's art and an inaugural Catalogue of her known works
Feminist perspectives on gender ideology in recent young adult literature by Joanna Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This study of gender in young adult literature examined a range of recently published texts in both the fantasy and realist genres and determined that narrative discourse contests the dominant patriarchal paradigm most sucessfully when female protagonists enact a trickster role
Reducing adverse events in older Australians taking newly released drugs by Margaret Therese Whitstock( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The number of older Australians with one or multiple chronic diseases is increasing. This thesis presents a model to assist in identifying current older patients with multiple illnesses and taking multiple medications who are at risk of experiencing an adverse drug reaction if they are prescribed a newly released drug
Exploring online communities of practice for biology teachers in Botswana by Bopelo Boitshwarelo( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This study, which sought to determine the potential of an online community of practice among biology teachers in Botswana, has identified teacher level, school level and systemic influences as shaping the process and outcome of an online intervention into a teacher professional development programme run by the University of Botswana
Entry-level college mathematics success predictors developmental performance, 'stopping-out' and demographics by Joan Haig( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Institutionally collected data identifying student demographics, course performance in both the precollege mathematics course and the college-level mathematics course, and 'stopping-out' time between the pre-college course and the college-level course were used to create a predictive model of academic success for 'high risk' college-level mathematics students. The two most significant factors were the pre-college mathematics course grade and the student's over-all college GPA
Critical multicultural teacher education : identity and difference in New Zealand by Jennifer Margaret Merton( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This thesis examined how best to prepare teachers to work in bicultural and multicultural New Zealand. Drawing on life history interviews with teacher education students, it identified key areas for reform, including closer examination of practices in multicultural education and greater acknowledgement of the cultural background of teachers themsleves
IT-assisted music composition education in Hong Kong primary schools by Pan-hang Tang( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Pedagogical framework for music composition with Information Technology" was devised to assist primary school music teachers to carry out composition activities through the application of IT. PFMCIT offers directions for developing in-depth teacher training programs, and establishing process-oriented curriculum guide line to promote effective teaching and learning of music composition
Author-reader relationship at the site of the work by Leanne Robinson-McCarthy( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Within the format of a critical exegesis and four original works of extended prose fiction, this thesis explores the interaction between the author and reader and argues that literary meaning is the outcome of shifts of power between these two entities. It concludes that because these shifts in power are archestrated by the author, the author is relevant to understanding how meaning is produced
Masculinity and young adult fiction by Adrian Stirling( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The thesis 'Masculinity and young adult fiction' analyses the forces that shape the construction of masculinity within young adult texts. The core of the thesis is a creative novel 'Broken glass' which deals with the consequences of masculine mythology within the context of a small town
Picturing Currere towards c u r a : rhizo-imaginary for curriculum by Warren William Sellers( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This critical inquiry in curriculum studies uses poststructuralist and Deleuzian rhizomatic approaches alongside an original 'picturing' methodology. The author genealogically maps historical and contemporary curriculum theorising to deconstruct curriculum 'development' and foreground currere (curriculum reconceptualising). In performing Deleuzian philosophy, his proposed c u r a reimagines curriculum via currere to envision generatively living-learning
Is this revolution being televised? : televisual screens and adolescent subjectivity by Russell Re Manning( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The thesis is a preliminary philosophical investigation into the effects of televisual screens in the lives of contemporary adolescents. It concludes and warns that for a growing cohort of these adolescents their behaviour/desires/lifestyles are being overdetermined in a deleterious manner by the effects of spending inordinate hours at these screens
Accounts of developing absolute pitch in young children's music education by Christopher Spencer Cooper( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The retrospective case study investigations highlighted the important role of parents, family members and significant others in the community in providing a nurturing environment, a variety of learning opportunities, necessary support resources, and expertise which, it is argued, contributed to the development of the participants' absolute pitch abilities
 
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