Sustainable education in the western corridor: the research roadmap ahead

Rose, Denis and Ally, Mustafa and Cassidy, Frances and Gardiner, Michael and Hume, Margee (2011) Sustainable education in the western corridor: the research roadmap ahead. In: Building Business Communities: Justice, Performance and Change Creating a Sustainable Scholarly Community Colloquia, 9 Nov 2011, Brisbane, Australia.

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Abstract

The primary purpose of this research is to inform strategies that will enhance learning of students in the Western Corridor by identifying issues related to retention and progression. Ideally this will aid the development of interventions and quality teaching methods. Specifically, this project will offer a research program and a set of propositions that will identify predictors for higher education progression and retention and their impact on higher educational pathways for persons in the Western Corridor and similar regional centres. This will be the basis for the research agenda for moving forwards. The outcomes of the research ideally will aid in the preparation of a roadmap for the future.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: USQ conference - Paper 8. Authors retain copyright.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Management and Marketing
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2012 06:53
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:53
Uncontrolled Keywords: Brisbane; higher education; predictors of success; social issues; multicultural
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1604 Human Geography > 160404 Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning)
16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160809 Sociology of Education
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130101 Continuing and Community Education
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939903 Equity and Access to Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/20113

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