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The end of lectures?

The research in learning and teaching shows clearly that didactic teaching and passive reception do not result in deep, lasting or meaningful learning for most students. Yet we persist with lecturing at students in large groups in most universities. Worse, ...

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How to handle contract cheating

Four years on from the MyMaster cheating scandal that rocked NSW universities, contract cheating – where students engage a third-party individual or service – continues to be prevalent in Australian universities. Research has found that 6 per cent of Australian ...

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Gender equality at UTS: the soapbox

Hi, Wade Zaglas here, education editor for Campus Review. Welcome to our new soapbox segment where we discuss some of the more the more controversial issues of the week. The University of Technology Sydney has made a decision to raise ...

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Is it time for disruption in tertiary education?

While the world is changing faster than ever, innovation in tertiary education is occurring slowly. Australia is facing an increasingly troubling mismatch between what students and employers need, and what our tertiary education sector is offering. Australia’s tertiary education sector ...

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