Distance education

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Distance learning
Virtual classroom
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Online delivery of VET qualifications: current use and outcomes

This research provides a contemporary view of how online learning is used to deliver entire qualifications in the Australian VET sector. It estimates the extent that entire qualifications are delivered online, investigates what this online delivery looks like and whether online training is providing students...
Strategy

Accelerate: education for all with technology and information 2019-2022

Digital opportunities for education in the Northen Territory can help reduce the challenges of geographical isolation. The aim of this strategy is to connect teachers across urban, remote and very remote settings and develop innovative online learning tools, in order to strengthen engagement, growth and...
Journal article

Third age learning in regional Australia

This paper explores the diversity of third age learning in regional and rural communities when people open themselves to new experiences and challenges in everyday life in two very different parts of South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula.
Report

Independent review into regional, rural and remote education: final report

The key challenge for regional, rural and remote education is ensuring, regardless of location or circumstances, that every young person has access to high quality schooling and opportunities.
Report

The state of the world's children 2017: children in a digital world

Examines the ways in which digital technology has already changed children’s lives and life chances – and explores what the future may hold.
Journal article

Curriculum design for distance education in the tertiary sector

This paper adopts a narrative and integrative approach to advance the understanding of curriculum design practices, with particular relevance to distance education.
Journal article

Creative use of digital technologies: keeping the best and brightest in the bush

The ‘tyranny of distance’ endured by many rural and regional families has been linked with negative educational outcomes for rural students including lower academic outcomes related to the ‘social stratification’ that is revealing itself across Australian education sectors.
Report

It’s about time: working towards more equitable understandings of the impact of time for students in higher education

This research focused primarily on regional and rural students, advocating an institutional emphasis on students' engagement with learning, alongside flexible undergraduate programs that are responsive to the complexities of each student’s background.
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NCSEHE Focus: Successful outcomes for regional and remote students in Australian higher education

This report provides an overview of the key issues, identifies the principal challenges and highlights the major policy responses in view of the findings and recommendations from recent research reports funded by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE). It also draws...
Report

Researching SWAps in Pacific education: a study of experiences in Solomon Islands and Tonga

An introduction to Sector-Wide Approach (SWAps) & their evolution as a global aid modality