Understanding applied research in the context of TAFE NSW higher education

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Author: Carter, Rosalind; Ellis-Gulli, Carmel


This research project explores the practice of student and staff participation in applied research in the context of TAFE NSW Higher Education (HE). Assumptions are often made about what is meant by the term 'applied research' in the context of teaching and learning in TAFE NSW HE. It is often unclear in literature how applied research activities relate to curriculum development, student learning and teacher scholarship. Without a clear understanding of applied research activity in TAFE NSW HE it is possible that opportunities for furthering student learning could be overlooked and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Providers of education and training; Pathways; Teaching and learning; Workforce development; Research

Keywords: TAFE; Cross sectoral education; Action research; Curriculum development; Vocational teachers; Practitioners; Professional development

Geographic subjects: New South Wales; Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: AVETRA, 2016

Physical description: 10 p.

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Conference number: 19th

Date: 2016

Place: Sydney, Australia

Related items: TD/TNC 124.1043

ISBN: 9780980527537

The full listing of papers and presentations is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 124.1043.

Resource type: Conference

Call number: TD/TNC 129.173

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