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Tara Brabazon

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in Perth, Australia
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I am the Dean of Graduate Research and Professor of Cultural Studies at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia.

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Narelle Hunter 16 - Looking at the ending

Narelle, Jamie and Tara are close to Narelle's completion.  Narelle talks about these final complex stages to completion - while attempting to complete a semester...

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Online College Secrets by Tom Trzyna
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Dreadful and pointless. Wow this was poor. The book was short, and provided very little - like no - information about how to learn, digitization and technology.

For such an important topic, there is a large suite of monograph nonsense...
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Teaching Online by Claire Howell Major
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A fascinating book that offers a fresh theorization of online learning. Case studies and examples are presented. But most importantly, there is an exploration of communication, educational spaces and places, and building literacies.

The integration of
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High-Impact Practices in Online Education by Kathryn E. Linder
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Online learning - like learning more generally - can be boring, flat and banal. Screens can filter, block, degrade and deflect. But a few strategies can create space, organization, a vista and a learning trajectory.

This book - as an edited collection
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99 Tips for Creating Simple and Sustainable Educational Videos by Karen Costa
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This is a basic guide to 'how to make educational videos.' It does what it says on the tin. The weakness is the question of motivation. Why would students watch a video? How to make a video is a simple question. Why to make one - that is the educatio ...more
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How To Deliver A TED Talk by Jeremey Donovan
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Yawn. If Chris Anderson and Malcolm Gladwell had a child, then the resultant offspring would be Jeremey Donovan.

Self evident ideas are expressed in this book, with intensity. There is very little we learn about the genre of TED talks, except the valu
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Radical Hope by Kevin M. Gannon
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A strong and inspirational book. Teaching in our universities can be incredibly depressing. Thinking about teaching in our universities can be incredibly depressing. How do we create 'radical hope'? This book provides strategies to create possibiliti ...more
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How to Be a Happy Academic by Alexander Clark
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A fascinating book and not what I expected. It probes the nature of academic values and how these values create our understanding of success. There is attention to teaching, research, relationships and - yes you've guessed it - meetings. It is not a ...more
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How to Be Successful in Your First Year of Teaching College by Terry Webster
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The reviews of this book have been mixed, but I did enjoy it. I started teaching in 1992. The support structures available for a young female lecturer were minimal. No one gave a damn, except to off-load the difficult and challenging courses on to me ...more
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The fully functioning university by Tom Bourner, Asher Rospigli...
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A fresh, incisive and well argued book. It is historically rigorous and also provocatively engaged with the key challenges of the present.

As a strong example of higher education studies, this book explores what makes a university - you've guessed it
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A Better Politics by Danny Dorling
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Strong. Really strong. And inspirational. This book demonstrates how governance, regulation and government can transform our lives.

So much of our lives focuses on the 'problems' of government. This book shows how very simple decisions can transform t
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