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CQU to open multimillion-dollar campus in Cairns CBD

Central Queensland University’s new $15m campus located in the heart of Cairns is expected to be completed by second term, vice-chancellor Scott Bowman said. Bowman said the multimillion-dollar campus will attract thousands of domestic and international students, create over 50 jobs ...

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Good things come in threes, researcher says

Focusing on three good things could lead to higher levels of wellbeing and job satisfaction for teachers and lecturers, a Central Queensland University student has said. With this belief and a passion for positive psychology, graduate diploma of psychology honours ...

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Monash’s million-dollar student housing project

Monash University has recently invested in a multi-million dollar plan for a new student housing vicinity at the university’s Clayton campus in Victoria. The $145 million student accommodation precinct comprises four buildings by three teams – Hayball/Richard Middleton Architects and ...

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Peer reviewers want recognition

In an extended interview, education editor Antonia Maiolo spoke to Paul Jensen, professor of economics at the Melbourne Institute, about the need for universities to recognise the role academics play in the editorship of journals. In a letter sent to ...

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Video gives valuable feedback

Giving students feedback on assignments via video could be more helpful than the common practice of writing comments in red pen, new research shows. In an extended interview education editor Antonia Maiolo spoke to Monash University information communication technologies expert ...

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Low literacy levels don’t spell a crisis

Teachers who make common spelling mistakes can still teach, one education expert argues. A recent study of 200 secondary teaching undergraduates found a significant number of pre-service secondary teachers have worse literacy skills than expected. The survey found students struggled ...

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Dr Kayli Wild: the ageing experience

Many older Australians feel undervalued despite believing they have additional knowledge, experience and wisdom to offer, new research has revealed. La Trobe University researcher Dr Kayli Wild spoke to Aged Care Insite about a two-year study in which older Australians ...

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