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The sixth Australian VET Research Association Conference
"The Changing Face of VET"
9-11 April 2003
Australian Technology Park, Garden Street, Eveleigh NSW, Sydney, Australia

Refereed Papers | Non Refereed Papers

The Papers below have been refereed to comply fully with the verification requirements of the Department of Employment Science and Training for a conference publication, full written paper refereed. An anonymous refereeing process has been used. For further information please refer to the 2002 Higher Education Research Data Collection: Specifications for preparing returns for the collection of data, Higher Education Division, Department of Education, Science and Training, Canberra (available online: http//:www.dest.gov.au/highered/research/herdc.htm).

Damon Anderson - Market reforms in the Australian VET sector: Impact and outcomes
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Damon Aderson - Productivism, VET and ecological sustainability
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Llandis Barratt-Pugh & Moira Watson - We have ways of making you ... Implementation of frontline management in Western Australian minerals and energy industry
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Stephen Billett / Andy Smith - Making employers pay: how do they do it overseas?
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Mr Michael Brown, Senior Lecturer, RMIT University - Conceptualisations of practice: implications for VET practitioners
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Berwyn Clayton and Kaaren Blom - We can’t teach them that! Reinstating the place of generic skills in VET
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Ms Catherine Down, Projects Director (Educational Development), RMIT University - Training Packages: The learning journey to date
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Professor Ian Falk, NTU - Re-framing learning in VET: Social capital in (workplace) learning
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Jill Favero - ‘Quality’ training - challenges for teachers of workplace training for trainees and apprentices
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Barry Golding - Who's doing the hunting and gathering? An exploration of gender segmentation of adult learning in small and remove communities
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Martha Goldman / Jo Balatti - Changing Organisational Practices to Meet the Needs of Indigenous Students in Mainstream VET
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Stewart Hase / Helen Saenger, Southern Cross University - Changing the Face of Competency Assessment: Evaluation of the Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training Package in the mining industry
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Mr Geof Hawke, Senior Research Fellow, University of Technology, Sydney - Students in an enterprise education in schools program: Their experience of, and attitudes towards, the world of work
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Susan Johns, Sue Kilpatrick & Barton Loechel - Pathways from rural schools: Does school VET make a difference?
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Ken Jorgenson/Shelly Gillis/Patrick Griffin/Justin Connally - A multi-source measurement approach to the assessment of higher order competencies
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Saraswathi Karthigesu & Ric Bierbaum - TAFE SA Teacher Training Education Requirements
Kisilu Mashtakh Kitainge PA011 Education and training for work; A comparative study of Kenya and Australia
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Maria Leontios, David Boud, Kerry Harman, Donna Rooney - Everyday learning at work: communities of practice in TAFE
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Dr Clare McBeath, Senior Lecturer in Training and Development, Curtin University of Technology - Articulation issues: From ANTA competencies to university degree
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Ms Bernice Melville, Project Officer, University of Technology, Sydney - Teaching practice and research practice: not oil and water
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Ms Pat Millar, University of Tasmania - VET and community development: A case study from a socio-economically disadvantaged community
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Josie Misko, Jane Schueler, John Saunders Joanne Brown - The Impact Of Regulated Fees on TAFE Training Participation in South Australia
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John Mitchell/Susan Young - Putting more Practice into Communities of Practice
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Dr Dianne Mulcahy, Senior Lecturer, University of Melbourne - Teacher standards and professionalism in TAFE: Prospects, possibilities and pitfalls
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Mr Ian Robertson, Manager, Box Hill Institute of TAFE - Implementing online. A matter of principles?
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Dr Peter Rushbrook, Senior Lecturer, Charles Sturt University - The Kapooka Tragedy 1945: history or heritage?
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Michele Simons & Roger Harris - Out of sight, but not out of mind: the reality of change in the daily working lives of VET teachers and trainers
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Erica Smith & Richard Pickersgill PA003 Gaining acceptance for accredited training for university staff
Dr Louise Watson, Associate Professor and Director Lifelong Learning Network, University of Canberra - Exporting TAFE: Challenges and Constraints
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Leesa Wheelahan - Recognition of prior learning and the problem of ‘graduateness’
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Non-Refereed Papers

Geoff Speers - The Impact of Globalisation on the Regional Economy: measuring “knowledge intensity” and preparedness for the “knowledge-based economy”
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Dennis Macnamara - The use of learning resources in the changing service offering to VET clients: Copyright criticality
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John Mitchell - The Nature of Innovation in VET Professional Practice
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Gavin Moodie - VET-higher ed transfers and the structure of tertiary education
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Michaela Kronemann - Trends in TAFE student fees and charges
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Chris Selby Smith & F. Ferrier - The Funding of VET for Students with Disabilities
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Tom Aumann - The changing face of VET: a provider-level case study from Victoria
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Julie Bell - Vocational Learning: Everyone’s Business
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Mike Brown - Academic credit and professional development for VET practitioners through authentic work based projects
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John Henry/Jennifer Dalton/Julia Walsh - The Relevance of Adult Learning Principles to the Teaching of Applied Learning Programs to Youth.
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Axel Bender / Katrina Ball - Factors influencing completions in Australia's apprenticeship system
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Margaret Tayar - Implementation and outcomes of a vocational education and training program in the Australian Meat Processing Industry
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Andrea Bateman - Has RPL served its purpose?
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Katie Scholten/R. Brennan/C. Horton, C. McNickle, J. Osborne - Online Learning in Regional Australia - four snap shots of activity and experience
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Karen Ho - Student Perspectives on Delivery Strategies
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Karen Plane - Embracing change-- reengineering vet for triple bottom lines and developing sustainable learning regions for the future
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Susan Dawe - The changing training practices in large Australian firms
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David Hodges/Chris Harvey - Reflecting on practice: using the Diploma of Frontline Management to develop learning partnerships in the workplace
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Dieter Thom - ‘The Changing Face of Southern African Society and the Future of VET’
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Carmel Brown - Do I get a Certificate for this, Miss? (Interpreting VET momentums)
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Paul Brady - A Curriculum Design Framework for the Australian Post Industrial Economy. Moving beyond CBT.
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Ann Rice - The Changing Role of the TAFE Head Teacher
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Clive Chappell - An industry-led VET system –Where to from here?
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Joan Cashion and Phoebe Palmieri - Virtually face-to-face: changes in the meaning of ‘on-line'
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Sandra Kingston - Do gooding or effective community relations? A comparison of practice in the TAFE and Health sectors.
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Megan Lugg and David Saltmarsh - Merging paradigms: teaching and learning in school-based vocational courses
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David Curtis - Assessing Employability Skills: The Case of Problem-Solving
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Rob Denton - Down-to-Earth Key Competencies Assessment – A Very Practical Perspective
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Deb Daly - Queensland Government has visibly demonstrated its commitment to youth in this State through its recent extensive community consultation via the green paper Queensland the Smart State: Education and Training Reforms for the Future, and the subsequent white paper outlining a range of proposed education, training and employment reforms.
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