Melbourne Graduate School of Education - Theses
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Comics go global: evaluating an online collaborative project using the community of inquiry framework
This thesis examines the feasibility of evaluating online collaborative education programs, specifically, it explore the question, to what extent does Comics Go Global (CGG), an extra-curricular, online collaborative arts ...
Organisational capacity, leadership and management of Australian research centres of excellence
Centres of Excellence (CoE) are increasingly adopted by governments world-wide as a mechanism for the funding of science, technology and innovation activities in the knowledge-based society. Behind the adoption of policies ...
Waiting for the future: digital technologies and school communities
This thesis explores how two school communities envision the revolutionary potential of digital technologies in education, and their thinking about the ways in which the policies around ICT in education may impact on their ...
The harmonisation of higher education systems in ASEAN: an analysis of drivers and impediments
The harmonisation of higher education systems (hereafter HE harmonisation) would enable the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to develop a more connected ASEAN Community and improve ...
Dilemmas of global citizenship education in Australian International Baccalaureate schools
This thesis interrogates how two International Baccalaureate schools in Australia interpret the notion of global citizenship education, and address the challenges and opportunities associated with the concept. It suggests ...
Global tides, Pacific shores: an exploration of the emerging possibilities of political autonomy in the formation of education policy in the Pacific
Since gaining independence, the education landscape throughout Pacific Island nations has changed as a result of both local pressures and global forces, which have included: the evolving legacies of colonialism; changing ...
Co-creation in higher education
As higher education continues to grow, diversify and respond to increasing accountability, the task of maintaining value in the higher education system becomes more challenging. To address this, researchers have begun ...
Teaching the general capability of ethical understanding in the Australian Curriculum: classroom teachers’perspectives
This thesis investigates the views and experiences of teachers in three secondary schools implementing the Australian Curriculum’s capability Ethical understanding. These were examined through reflective interviews and ...
'Ways of seeing': the positioning of the visual in subject English curricula, 2000 - 2017
The proliferation of visual texts in the lives of young people since the turn of the twenty-first century has created new opportunities and demands for curriculum developers. Since 2000, subject English curricula in Australia ...
The acquisition of goal-directed movement: developing and reporting a measure of learning readiness for use in classroom settings with students with motor performance needs
This thesis investigated how student movement difficulties might be related to motor learning opportunities in the classroom, and how classroom-related movement might be described as a learning progression and stage of ...