Resource Library

The Resource Library contains a collection of higher education learning and teaching materials flowing from projects funded by the Commonwealth of Australia including those from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council.

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8 resources found for ‘Indigenous students’.

New Media Resources for Indigenous Researcher Training

Sandy O’Sullivan
Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education

This fellowship stimulates Indigenous research students and their supervisors to consider how new media forms of dissemination, such as image/sound, film, exhibition and digital media, may form culturally appropriate alternatives or adjuncts to the linear, written thesis form. The website explores concepts associated with alternative dissemination and provides resources, exemplars and more ideas.

Final Report Download Document (860.61 KB)

Creating cultural empathy and challenging attitudes through Indigenous narratives

Toni Wain
Edith Cowan University
Edith Cowan University

The project collected stories from Indigenous people about their experiences with health care services to enhance relationships and the development of lasting empathy. A national library of multi-media narratives of Indigenous experiences was establised on the project website and is a powerful resource catering for different learning and teaching styles and addresses curriculum outcomes for a number of health disciplines.

Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health, Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Health Consumers’ Council of Western Australia, The University of Notre Dame Australia
Final Report Download Document (286.8 KB)
Evaluation Report Download Document (629.71 KB)

Relationships are key: building intercultural capabilities for Indigenous postgraduate coursework students and their teachers

Ken Nobin, Jack Frawley, Trina Jackson, Sue McGinty, Felecia Watkin-Lui, Nereda White
Australian Catholic University
Australian Catholic University
James Cook University
Final Report Download Document (960.14 KB)

Developing primary teacher education students' professional capacities for children's diverse mathematics achievement and learning needs

Sandra Frid, Len Sparrow, Chris Hurst, Lina Pelliccione, Susan Beltman, Diana Van Straalen
Curtin University of Technology
Curtin University of Technology

The aim of this project was to enhance primary teacher education students' capacities as mathematics teachers, catering for children’s diverse achievement and learning needs.  there is a focus teaching Indigenous children and children in regional, rural and remote locations. A series of authentic learning and assessment tasks undertaken by the students are provided on a CD.

Final Report Download Document (382.81 KB)
Resource CD Download Document (20.94 MB)

Developing and teaching indigenous perspectives in management

Max Marshall
University of South Australia
University of South Australia
This is a final report for a 1997 National Teaching Development Grant funded by the Committee for University Teaching and Staff Development. The report details the project and provides justification and educational rationale for its development.
Final report Download Document (29.45 KB)

‘Can’t be what you can’t see’: The Transition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students into higher education

Stephen Kinnane, Judith Wilks, Katie Wilson, Terri Hughes, Sue Thomas
The University of Notre Dame Australia
The University of Notre Dame Australia
Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, Southern Cross University
Final report Download Document (1.12 MB)
Literature review Download Document (1.58 MB)

The transition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students into higher education

Rhonda Oliver, Judith Rochecouste, Ellen Grote
Curtin University
Curtin University
Charles Darwin University, Monash University, University of New England
Final report Download Document (612.34 KB)

Curriculum specification and support systems for engineering education that address revised qualification standards

Elizabeth Godfrey, Robin King
University of Technology, Sydney
University of Technology, Sydney

Recommendations are made on reducing attrition in areas of admissions processes, curriculum change, bridging pathways, peer-mentoring, and active learning. Other project themes included the development of workshops to support engineering academics, the revision of Engineers Australia‘s competency standards for the three accredited engineering qualifications, and a review of pathways and access to engineering qualifications. Five leaflets address key issues from the report.

Australian Council of Engineering Deans, CQUniversity, Engineers Australia, The University of Melbourne, The University of Queensland, University of South Australia
Final Report Download Document (5.84 MB)
Access to engineering degrees for non school leavers Download Document (228.65 KB)
Indigenous students recruitment and retention Download Document (346.18 KB)
Maximising bachelor degree completions Download Document (214.34 KB)
Student cohort analysis and decision trees Download Document (233.62 KB)
Women in engineering education Download Document (200.58 KB)