Peeling off the layers on values: how do they influence your education, employment and everything

Collins, Pauline and Dorman, Marilyn and Lawrence, Jill (2007) Peeling off the layers on values: how do they influence your education, employment and everything. In: 2007 International Women's Conference: Education, Employment and Everything... theTriple Layers of a Woman's Life, 26- 29 Sep 2007, Toowoomba, Australia.

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Abstract

In times of rapid change and busy lives, there may be few opportunities to reflect on who we are as individuals, and how we interact in various communities, networks or groups. However it is vital that we examine issues that are important to us, and which help to shape our responses and contributions in personal and professional contexts. Each of us makes everyday decisions about people and events, based on values developed and refined according to many different influences. By understanding which values are most important to us, and how these might differ or overlap with those of others, we may apply this knowledge for more effective and strategic decision-making. Working in the field of tertiary education it is important for educator’s to look at ways of optimising chances of success in learning and teaching encounters. What role do values – particularly teachers’ values – play in achieving teaching excellence?


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copyright is retained by the author.
Depositing User: Ms Pauline Collins
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Law
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2007 02:32
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:51
Uncontrolled Keywords: values; tertiary teaching
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1699 Other Studies in Human Society > 169901 Gender Specific Studies
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1799 Other Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 179999 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939904 Gender Aspects of Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3323

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