[LINK] Flipping the classroom: using technology to change the

Tom Worthington tom.worthington at tomw.net.au
Fri Nov 11 08:33:26 AEDT 2011

On 09/11/11 21:00, stephen at melbpc.org.au wrote:

> ... Australian notes that higher education
> earnings are Australia's THIRD main 'export' income  ...

In my view, Australia has only a few years to re-equip its higher 
education sector with new technology and skills. Otherwise the 
international student market will be lost to providers offering a 
combination of high quality e-learning and low cost satellite campuses.

Teaching international students is not easy. Jude Carroll, of Oxford 
Brookes University UK, is currently visiting Australia talking about how 
to do this: 

She talked in Canberra on Wednesday and is in Brisbane 16 November 2011: 

I signed up to learn about new assessment methods at University of 
Southern Queensland, followed by a course about e-learning (both via 
e-learning), starting on Monday: 

Tom Worthington FACS CP, TomW Communications Pty Ltd. t: 0419496150
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