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Men’s learning in small and remote towns in Australia

  • Author: Golding, Barry
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Published: 2006

A series of research projects conducted by the author in Australia in 2002–4 has thrown new light on the ways in which men in small rural towns do (or don’t)…

Getting accountability settings right for remote Indigenous Australians

  • Author: Clark, Margaret
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Published: 2013

With all the professional opposition to the ways in which the education transparency and accountability agenda has been prosecuted in Australia, one could be forgiven for thinking that the education…

Promoting engagement and success at university through strengthening the online learning experiences of Indigenous students living and studying in remote communities

  • Authors: Wilks, Judith, Wilson, Katie, Kinnane, Stephen
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2017

This chapter extends the findings of a four-year investigation (2012–2015) into the processes, the data, the issues, the enablers and constraints, the opportunities and the successes associated with the transition…

Understanding the context: The case of Central Australian Aboriginal health

  • Author: Tsey, Komla
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2019

Research does not occur in a vacuum. It is important to develop an intellectual understanding of the social context of your research. Social researchers must listen to opinion leaders and…

The resilience strategies of individuals

  • Authors: Noble, Keith, Dennis, Tania, Larkins, Sarah
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2019

In any human endeavour, there are individuals who stand out. Whether through financial success, personality, remarkable actions or even notoriety, these are names which come up regularly in conversation. Agriculture…

Why and how to consider the resilience of individuals?

  • Authors: Noble, Keith, Dennis, Tania, Larkins, Sarah
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2019

Any property that conveys resilience to a specific farm at a specific point in time might well be irrelevant at a later point in time when both the farm and…

Agricultural development in northern Australia

  • Authors: Noble, Keith, Dennis, Tania, Larkins, Sarah
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2019

This chapter provides a history of agricultural development in Northern Australia, which includes many past grand plans for northern development, before progressing through a consideration of the historic and contemporary…

Carrying the conversation in our heads: dialogue in a remote Aboriginal setting

  • Authors: Harper, Helen, Lotherington, Matt, Parkin, Bronwyn
  • Publisher: Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)
  • Published: 2018

Project: Explore what it means to create classroom dialogue in a context where the teacher and students begin with little shared understanding of the topic, or of the academic purposes…

Fire regimes and cology of arid Australia

  • Authors: van Etten, Eddie J. B., Burrows, Neil D.
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2018

Although fire is a widespread phenomenon and major ecosystem disturbance at the global scale, fire is a relatively rare event in much of the arid lands as rainfall and productivity…

Poverty alleviation in remote indigenous Australia

  • Authors: Altman, Jon, May, Katherine
  • Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
  • Published: 2011

Poverty alleviation in remote indigenous Australia

Going remote: Narratives of learning on an Indigenous professional experience placement

  • Authors: Rennie, Jennifer, Prowd, Cordelia, Harrison, Ryan, Davies, Tanya, Newton, Teanau
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2018

A lack of specialist knowledge and skills in teachers, as well as high levels of teacher turnover has contributed to the reported poor educational outcomes of Indigenous students in remote…

The shine and shadow of global citizenship: Insights from teacher education in remote Indigenous communities in Australia

  • Authors: Dyer, Julie, Hartung, Catherine
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Published: 2018

Discourses of global citizenship are increasingly embedded in the education policies of higher education institutions in Australia. Programmes that involve students working in culturally diverse communities are seen as pivotal…

Tangentyere Design: Architectural practice and cultural agency in central Australia

  • Author: Broffman, Andrew
  • Publisher: Springer Singapore
  • Published: 2018

Tangentyere Design Tangentyere Design is an Aboriginal owned architectural practice based in central Australia. As an enterprise of its parent organisation, Tangentyere Council, its mission is to promote—within the built…

Of mothers, adoption and orphans: The significance of relatedness in a remote Aboriginal community

  • Author: Burbank, VB
  • Publisher: ANU Press
  • Published: 2018

Of mothers, adoption and orphans: The significance of relatedness in a remote Aboriginal community

From the local to the global

  • Author: Kral, Inge
  • Publisher: SensePublishers
  • Published: 2016

The discourse associated with adult literacy provision in remote Aboriginal Australia is now intertwined with the notion of training for employment outcomes. The all too common provision of ad hoc,…

Cultural dimensions of climate change adaptation

  • Authors: Leonard, S., Parsons, M.
  • Published: 2013

Summary Climate change adaptation is influenced by local histories, social structures and cultural norms, economic factors and political relations, which includes how people construct their relationships with the environment and…

Indigenous birthing in remote locations: Grandmothers’ Law and government medicine

  • Author: Ramsay, N
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Published: 2014

Indigenous birthing in remote locations: Grandmothers’ Law and government medicine

The Development Prospects of FIFO Source Communities.

  • Author: Haslam McKenzie, F.M.
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Published: 2016

This book addresses the socio-economic impacts of rapid economic development due to a global mining boom. It reviews the efforts taken by communities, governments and companies in Australia to deliver…

Technacy Education: Understanding Cross-cultural Technological Praxis

  • Author: Seemann, K
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Published: 2009

This chapter aims to examine technology studies which are both highly visible but rarely valued in almost every national curriculum. The first section of the chapter offers case studies of…

Livelihoods and sustainability: local to global parallels

  • Author: Cunningham, AB
  • Publisher: FORM Contemporary Craft and Design
  • Published: 2006

Livelihoods and sustainability: local to global parallels

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