Viola Rosario
Deakin University
Social workPedagogyCurriculumFocus groupVocational education
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#1Linda Carol Thies (Deakin University)H-Index: 2
#2Viola Rosario (Deakin University)H-Index: 1
This paper presents a two-part case study that used the seminal Lea and Street (1998) paper on academic literacies to inform ways of working collaboratively with a range of partners on embedding the development of academic literacies in course curricula. The two projects that make up the case study were funded by an Australian Government response to a greater linguistic, social and cultural diversity of students enrolling in Australian universities (Australian Commonwealth Government, 2009a). Bo...
#1Sophie Goldingay (Deakin University)H-Index: 5
#2Danielle Hitch (Deakin University)H-Index: 10
Last. Viola Rosario (Deakin University)H-Index: 1
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AbstractSocial work is a discipline that attracts students from diverse academic backgrounds. Many are first in family to attend university, and come to university through alternative pathways such as vocational education. As a result, there are higher levels of attrition compared to other disciplines, especially in the first year. To address this, and in keeping with a commitment to provide accessible education, one school of social work undertook a project to embed academic literacies into the...
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Last. Danielle HitchH-Index: 10
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The aim of the HEPPP funded project presented here is to embed support for the development of academic literacies (Lea & Street 1998) by developing inclusive curricula in courses with a high percentage of students from low socioeconomic status (LSES) backgrounds (Devlin et al. 2012). Reflection is central in both the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (BECE) and the Bachelor of Social Work, and the student profiles in these two courses mirror each other, but the approach taken differs. Many B...