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UniSA now on-demand

The notion of 'on-demand' has become prevalent in our everyday lives. We binge-watch TV, listen to podcasts, and will soon even be able to ride buses whenever and wherever we want. Naturally, on-demand study is part of this burgeoning trend, and ...

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Diversity is a strength – embrace it

To reach their full potential, Australian universities must take advantage of one of their greatest assets. By Jan Thomas There’s no shortage of commentators giving advice to Australian universities these days. This, of course, is not surprising given the importance ...

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Farewell to pen and paper

 Universities that wish to retain their digital native students need to bring their exams into the 21st century, writes Michael Cowling. Imagine a lecture theatre with students sitting at every other chair. On the seat next to them, a pile ...

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Boost for online learning with $5 million trial

The federal government’s Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP), is being complemented by a $5.1 million trial involving high-speed connectivity available through the national broadband network (NBN), designed to enable new arrivals in widely dispersed locations to participate in virtual English ...

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Education in the digital blender

The digital age will help everyone learn more, everywhere writes Jennifer Bennett. Online and blended learning offer the opportunity to attend university to more people than ever before, while upending notions of what a university actually is.  Two of Australia’s ...

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