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2001 Conference Abstracts and Papers

Dr Tilahun Mengesha Afrassa
Factors influencing the employability of VET graduates over time: a PLS analysis
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David Atchoarena
From Research to Reality: an international perspective (international panel)
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Leoni Arandez, Les Comley & Sue Holden
Do TAFE institutes walk the talk - are they models of learning organisations?
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Eunice N. Askov & Mary Simpson
Researching Distance Education: Penn State's Online Adult Education M. Ed. Degree on the World Campus
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James Athanasou
Young people in transition: Factors influencing the educational-vocational pathways of Australian school-leavers
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Katrina Ball & Stephen Lamb
School non-completers: Outcomes in vocational education and training
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Kate Barnett & Craig Harrison
A model to increase the participation in VET by students with a disability
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Llandis Barratt-Pugh
Searching for extended identity: the problematised role of managing people development, as illuminated by the Frontline Management Initiative
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Susan Baxter & Nicola Yelland
Bringing research & policy development together - The DETYA Research Fellowship Scheme
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Stephen Billett
Workplace affordances and individual engagement at work
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Kaaren Blom, David Meyers et al
Innovative and flexible approaches to training package implementation
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Andrew Boorman
How institutions respond to training packages
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Gerald Burke
Trends in educational expenditure
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Merilyn Childs
Keeping death out of the curriculum: workbased learning through scenario methodology in emergency services
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Sarojni Choy, Cathy McNickle & Berwyn Clayton
Online support for VET clients: expectations and experiences
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Berwyn Clayton, Robin Booth & Sue Roy
Maximising confidence in assessment decision making - springboard to quality in assessment
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Andrew Clements & Geoff Speers
Development of an industry training strategy for the abattoir industry in NSW
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Jim Cumming & Christine Owen
Reforming schools through innovative teaching
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Lester Davis & Stewart Hase
Self-determined learning in the workplace
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Thomas Deissinger
Quality control and employability: Are the parameters of VET in Germany's dual system facing severe challenges?
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Cathy Down
Learning for transfer - a framework for action
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Cathy Down & Jane Stewart
Implementation of training packages at RMIT
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George Eraclides & Vivien Archia
Teachers' difficulties in teaching students with disabilities
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Elizabeth Evans
Interpreting educational research using statistical software
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Ian Falk
Colloquium - Leadership in VET (four NREC projects - over two sessions)
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Jane Figgis
Colloquium - What, if anything, is a training/learning culture? (four NREC projects - over two sessions)
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Bruce Gilbertson
Opening Pandoras' Box (KEYNOTE)
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Malcolm Goff & Jennifer Nevard
PEEL, education and TAFE learning model: a regional WA response to collocation
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Steve Goldsmith
Curriculum development and discursive practices: Building a training culture around dual diagnosis
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Lauri Grace
Adult learners and barriers to success in VET flexible delivery programs
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Stewart Hase & Chris Kenyon
Moving from andragogy to heutagogy in vocational education
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John Henry, John Mitchell & Susan Young
Workbased learning in the contemporary Australian VET sector: A re-appraisal
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John Henry, Lyn Wakefield & Peter Smith
Flexible delivery as a 'whole organisation' operation: What does this mean in practice?
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Anne Herbert
Action learning as professional development for vocational educators
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John Hunter & Geoff Sanderson
Training Packages: the scientific management of education
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Meredith Isbell
The position of women in production in the process of manufacturing industry in SA: implications for VET
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Susan Johns, Sue Kilpatrick, Bill Mulford & Ian Falk
Thinking outside the box: A remove VET-schools program challenges traditional boundaries
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Robyn Johnson & Geof Hawke
Drivers of learning cultures within organisations: Findings from case studies
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Anne Jones
It's a judgment call: The significance of 'rugged individualism' and 'assessor communities' in making assessment judgements
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Jack Keating
Qualifications frameworks in Britain and Australia - a comparative note
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Peter Kell
Issues in VET research: current crisis and potential possibilities?
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Lola Krogh
Action research as action learning as action research as action learning .... at multiple levels in adult education
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Michaela Kronemann
TAFE Teachers: Facing the challenge
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Megan Lugg
Helping school-based VET teachers make meaning of their work
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Yufent Liu
The development and reform of vocational education in China
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John Martino & Sue Holden
Increasing opportunities for apprenticeships and traineeships in Melbourne's western region
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Claire McBeath
Evaluating teacher training for industry trainers
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John Intyre & Mez Egg
Urban disadvantage and provider equity strategies
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Heather McKay
Embracing post-modernism in classroom practice
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Cathy McNickle & Rhonda Daniell
Online student services: an overview of provision
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Josie Misko & Edward Slack
Destinations of school-leavers who took advantage of structured work placements as part of their VET course
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John Mitchell
The challenges in developing VET competencies in e-commerce

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John Mitchell, Susan Young & Sarah Wood
Internal and external factors affecting the impact on an organisation of a national staff development program
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Alan Montague
What are the mitigating conditions that prevent the uptake of apprenticeships and traineeships among secondary school adolescents in Victoria?
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Gavin Moodie
Translating practice into research: how we have come to define and structure 'vocational' education
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Dianne Mulcahy
Unravelling aspects of the Frontline Management Initiative
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Oanh Phan
The effectiveness of enabling courses in assisting individuals to progress to other training programs.
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Heather Pitt
Degrees go to TAFE: Transition experiences in a multi-sectoral institution
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Karen Plane
Community capacity building in regional VET - the place for small business in developing a lifelong learning community. Disparate workplace learning cultures or similar challenges for VET?
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Zoe Reid
Literacy and first line management
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Kerry Renwick
Learning about learning online
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Ann Rice
The world of work of a TAFE institute manager
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Ian Roos, Chris Selby Smith & Liz Wright
Misfit and match: The Frontline Management Initiative in the community services and health industry
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Santi Ruiz, Richard Earl, Julie Ruiz & Pam van den Broeke
IT Training Package and the workplace context - how?
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Kay Sanderson
Performance level assessment - developing quality and consistency through research partnerships
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John Saunders
ACE-VET linkages: Provider, student and industry views
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Stephan Saunders
Using training indicators to improve VET planning
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Lesley Scanlon
Student experiences of generic competency learning: A case of practitioner research
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Kaye Schofield, Anne Walsh, Bernice Melville & Deborah Bennett
Professional practices online: renovating past practices or building new ones?
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Jerry Schwab
VET in school for indigenous students: Success through 'cultural fit'
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Chris Selby Smith
The impact of research on decision-making by practitioners
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Jan Shepherd
Supporting women returning to work - A European perspective
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Sue Shore
Racialised discourse and adult learning principles: some thoughts about 'difference' in VET
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Michele Simons & Roger Harris
Different realities: staff development in public and private providers of VET
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Janet Simpson
Managing the transformation to an e-learning organisation
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Linda Smart & Ben Fennessy
Technology - an empowering tool for learning
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Andy Smith
Never mind the width, feel the quality: improving VET research in Australia
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Erica Smith, Annette Green & Ros Brennan
A foot in both camps: School students and workplaces
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Heather Smith
Training the TAFE sessional workforce: a new dynamic in professional development.
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Peter Smith, Lyn Wakefield & Ian Robertson
Testing the feasibility of strategies to enhance flexible delivery in the workplace
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Lucy Stockdale & Erefilly Potter
Development of online evaluation for improving customer service at Kangan Batman TAFE
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Lucy Stockdale & Heather Symons
Workshop: Survey methods user group (SMUG)
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Ruth Trenerry
Learning work, learning to work: Literacy, language and numeracy as vehicles for learning in training packages
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Peter Turner & James Mulraney
Learning from small enterprise structured work placement
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Judith Uren
Increasing successful outcomes for TAFE students
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Christine Velde
Perceptions of vocational education and learning in Japan and Australia: A comparative study
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Regine Wagner & Merilyn Childs
Dilemmas in workbased learning
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Anne Walsh
Problems to problematics - a journey
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Louise Watson
Who pays for lifelong learning?
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Leesa Wheelahan
Research, policy & practice: how do they fit together? A case study on pathways and articulation at VUT
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Karen Whittingham, Tilda Lupton & Odwyn Jones
Discussion Group: AVETRA Science & Technology Applied Research in TAFE (START) network
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Karen Whittingham, Fran Ferrier & Cliff Trood
The missing link? The VET sector and Australia's national innovation system
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Paul Williams
New Zealand's review of industry training policy: A small step forward or the start of something new?
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Graeme Young
Using research to inform business and strategic decisions
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Susan Young & John Mitchell
National change management and staff development needs in VET
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POSTERS

Jenny Cherry
The role of the workplace assessor
Poster

Centre for Research and Learning in Regional Australia (University of Tasmania)
Call for an integrated model for VET qualit
Poster

Marilyn Kell
Falling through the gaps
Poster

Barbara Rohde
The romance and reality of IT for young women
Poster

Cliff Trood
The diffusion of policy in contexts of practice: Informal networks and innovative practice
Poster