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Design for life

Posted July 07, 2011 in category General by Shirley Leitch

Guest post by Professor Ken Friedman, University Distinguished Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Design, sharing his thoughts about the art of design.

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International students deliver valuable diversity

Posted June 06, 2011 in category General by Shirley Leitch

Professor Shirley Leitch shares her thoughts about international students and the positive effect they have on cultural diversity and immigration in Australia.

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One Swinburne welcomes new VC

Posted May 24, 2011 in category General by Shirley Leitch

Professor Shirley Leitch welcomes our new Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Linda Kristjanson. Drawing on the VC's podcast to staff, Professor Leitch comments on aspects of Swinburne philosophy that inspire her, in particular the concepts of 'One Swinburne' and education as transformation.

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SEEK and Swinburne will lead the way online

Posted May 02, 2011 in category General by Shirley Leitch

Guest post by Michael Ilczynski, SEEK Ltd Strategy Director - Education and Training, sharing his thoughts about the Swinburne Online partnership. [Read More]

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Digital natives prefer online everything

Posted April 12, 2011 in category General by Shirley Leitch

Professor Shirley Leitch considers digital natives and digital immigrants, discussing the implications for academic teaching and Swinburne Online.

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Online learning works for working Australians

Posted March 29, 2011 in category General by Shirley Leitch

Professor Shirley Leitch has been a strong advocate of online and blended learning for the past 15 years. She shares the thinking behind Swinburne's new joint venture with SEEK Limited, Swinburne Online.

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Personal bests for students' success

Posted February 25, 2011 in category General by Shirley Leitch

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Shirley Leitch explains why she's passionate about Swinburne's Academic Personal Best (APB) pilot project, commencing in semester two this year.

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Education as transformation

Posted February 11, 2011 in category General by Shirley Leitch

Professor Shirley Leitch explores the idea of Swinburne as a "tranformational university" and shares her personal experience in education as transformation.

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