Proceedings of the FABENZ Conference 2014

FABENZ Conference 2014 – Proceedings


Author/s Organisation Topic – hyperlinked to PDF version of Refereed Paper
Rosalie Bunn University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia Advancing the study of Visual Art as a vehicle of multidisciplinary knowledge in enabling programs (KB)
Reasons people enrol in tertiary preparation courses (KB)
Catherine Burgess University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia Changing expectations by “Experiencing Chemistry”: Engaging mature age students by using a hands on approach (KB)
Susan Channells UWSCollege, Quakers Hill, Australia The UWSCollege model: A holistic approach. It takes a community to raise a University student! (KB)
Jaime Hunt University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia Embedding academic literacies in the enabling curriculum: Innovations to enhance successful student transition to undergraduate study (KB)
Evonne Irwin The University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia Building academic survival skills online: A collaborative, team-based approach to online course design and production (KB)
Trixie James CQUniversity, Bundaberg, Australia The male perspective: Their lived experience as they embark on an educational journey through an enabling program (KB)
Lynn Jarvis University of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia Enabling education: Mitigating risk on the path to opportunity (KB)
Dr Hannetjie Meintjes Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand Meeting challenges through innovation: Modelling as a way of assessment (KB)
Gary Orth and Clare Robinson University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia What drives students who were successful in our Tertiary Preparation enabling Program (TPP)? This report is the foundation of a longitudinal study of a group of successful TPP students and how they managed their undergraduate program. (KB)
Dr Bronwyn Relf University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia The challenges of curriculum design in a large enabling pre-nursing open access course (KB)
Dr Michael Savvas Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia Night and Day: Why is it so? A comparison between the evening and day-time versions of a Flinders University enabling program (KB)
Karen Seary CQUniversity, Bundaberg, Australia Designing practical strategies to increase STEPS students’ attendance at face-to-face, on campus classes: Preliminary findings (KB)
Phillipa Sturgess CQUniversity Australia, Rockhampton, Australia Do you see what I see? The challenges of teaching basic computing skills at a distance (KB)