The past few months have seen a multitude of revelations of cheating, academic dishonesty and sliding academic standards within Australian universities. Commentary on these issues has, so far, focused on means of detecting and preventing fraud. Suggestions include revisions of the way we conduct assessments, or removing essays as tests of critical thinking. However, these… Continue reading Universities run as businesses can’t pursue genuine learning
Guild Education Vice President recorded a lecture he produced describing what the deregulation of university fees meant.
Dear Tony, I’m sorry to have to be the one to tell you this, but you know that first budget of yours, well it’s a massive fail mate. In a way though you really ought to be congratulated, because you have managed to do something positive for progressive forces in this country, uniting and firing… Continue reading Dear Tony