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The Theodore Fink Memorial Symposium 2021
Wednesday 17 November 2021, 7pm AEDT
‘It’s Time for Freedom … Yes It’s Time’: new perspectives on ‘free’ university and the 1974 abolition of fees in Australia
The 1974 abolition of fees revolutionised the experience of attending university and altered the expectations of students and universities. The wide-ranging discussion in this Symposium will explore the different meanings of ‘free’, examining its political, economic and moral dimensions, as well as offering new insights into this cohort of students, ‘livin’ in the 70s’, who were enabled to ‘go [their] own way’.
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This Symposium will explore different meanings of ‘free’, examining its political, economic and moral dimensions, as well as offering new insights into this cohort of students, ‘livin’ in the 70s’, who were enabled to ‘go [their] own way’.News
This paper elaborates on what international education in Australia could look like.Discussion Paper
1-2 June 2021
Watch all 40 presentations from the online conference which addressed the theme: Transitioning to COVID-normal: Developing a new ecosystem for learning.Conference
Congratulations to the 2021 winner of the 3MT® Grand Final, Cassie McDonald, the runner up Catriona Vi Nguyen-Robertson and people's choice awarded to Mikhail Dias.3MT
Dr Chris Deneen shares some insights into using case-based questions in teaching and assessment.Article
Legislation allowing the Minister for Foreign Affairs to veto universities’ international agreements puts the student, research and societal benefits of international cooperation at risk.Pursuit
Some possible trends and their implications for Australian higher education following the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic and the responses of providers and governments.Discussion Paper
Focussing on three perspectives , this paper provides a useful framework for how those new to online teaching may promote student engagement in online learning.Discussion Paper
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