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Graduate School of Education

Case studies and principles

 
 

This was an empirical study within the qualitative tradition of social science research.

Results of the study

  • a set of case studies providing rich portrayals of the findings at each of the sites to be investigated, with particular reference to "giving voice" to the stakeholders interviewed
  • a set of generalised principles from the case studies to inform practice

Case studies

We have listed case studies of Australian academic involvement in transitional university education and principles deduced from each case for informing quality assurance frameworks.

Case Study No. 1 and Principles
School of information studies in a regional university in Australia and an offshore provider in Hong Kong
Case Study No. 2 and Principles
Master of Education degree offered at a private school in Singapore and taught by a graduate school of education within a faculty of education at a 'sandstone' university
Case Study No. 3 and Principles
Master of Education degree offered in Singapore through an arrangement with a local philanthropic society. The degree is taught by a school of education within a faculty of professional schools in a 'sandstone university' and is awarded by the university.
Case Study No. 4 and Principles
Master of Business Administration degree offered in Singapore through a local philanthropic society. The degree was taught by a school of business within a faculty of professional schools in a 'sandstone university' and awarded by the university.
Case Study No. 5 and Principles
Moderated program (advanced standing) in Malaysia for a Bachelors Degree in Commerce.
Case Study No. 6 and Principles
Mass Communication Program at an offshore campus in Malaysia
Case Study No. 7 and Principles
Communication Skills Course at an offshore campus in Malaysia
Case Study No.8 / Case Study No. 9
A twinning agreement involving two programs where there is cross-credit of half the units in relation to two degrees. The programs are delivered by one information technology department in an Australian university awarding a Bachelor of Information Technology (majoring in Information Technology Management) in partnership with a Chinese university awarding a Bachelor of Science and Technology
Case Study No. 10 and Principles
Metropolitan university in Australia with a partnership with a private education supplier in Hong Kong