An exploration of tertiary education and community experiences for persons living in Australian rural areas

Marchant, Jillian Mary (2022) An exploration of tertiary education and community experiences for persons living in Australian rural areas. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Jillian Marchant studied the tertiary education and community experiences of persons in Australian rural areas. She presents an account of individualised experiences in rural contexts to provide rich, detailed descriptions that are grounded in each person's narrative. Such an account complicates what is known about rural peoples and their activities.

Item ID: 75690
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: absolute-income-based, adult education, Australia, community development, ethical methodology, government policy, inequality, marginalised individuals, measures of poverty, relative deprivation, rural communities, rural development, social citizenship, social exclusion, social research
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2022 Jillian Mary Marchant.
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Ten publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

Marchant, Jillian (2013) Learning about social inclusion from adult students in rural communities. In: Proceedings of Australian Association for Research in Education Conference. From: AARE 2013: Australian Association for Research in Education Conference, 1-5 December 2013, Adelaide, SA, Australia. [Chapter 1 & 7]

Marchant, Jillian (2013) Will learning social inclusion assist rural networks? Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 23 (2). pp. 1-19. [Chapter 1 & 3]

Marchant, Jillian (2014) Social inclusion strategies: endorsing conformity or promoting diversity? International Journal of Community Diversity, 13 (3). pp. 13-23. [Chapter 1]

Marchant, Jillian (2015) Australian definition of poverty. In: Odekon, Mehmet, (ed.) The SAGE Encyclopedia of World Poverty. Sage, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA, pp. 90-92. [Chapter 1]

Marchant, Jillian (2014) Adult education in rural areas: lessons from students in the South Australian context. In: Husain, Ahrar, Masih, Aejaz, Husain, Ilyas, and Bhatia, Harjeet Kaur, (eds.) Education as a Right Across the Levels: challenges, opportunities and strategies. Viva Books, New Delhi, India, pp. 1064-1071. [Chapter 2]

Marchant, Jillian (2014) Connecting the bush telegraph: promoting networks in the global countryside. The Global Studies Journal, 7 (3). pp. 13-20. [Chapter 2]

Marchant, Jillian (2014) "Just ask me": mechanisms for being together in fragile communities. In: Proceedings of the European Conference on the Social Sciences. pp. 65-73. From: ECSS 2014: European Conference on the Social Sciences, 3-6 July 2014, Brighton, UK. [Chapter 2]

Marchant, Jillian (2022) Voices from the distance: communicating the experience of remote education. Journal of Research in Open, Distance and eLearning. (In Press) [Chapter 2 & 7]

Marchant, Jillian (2020) Undermining education: exploring selected experiences of persons who live in the rural areas of Australia. In: Montoneri, Bernard, (ed.) Academic Misconduct and Plagiarism: case studies from Universities around the World. Lexington Books, London, UK, pp. 145-166. [Chapter 2]

Marchant, Jillian (2015) Just Google or just research to improve the response-ability of research participants? In: Proceedings of the 21st Century Academic Forum Conference (5) pp. 313-320. From: 2nd 21st Century Academic Forum Conference, 8-10 March 2015, Boston, MA, USA. [Chapter 3 & 7]

Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2022 05:33
FoR Codes: 39 EDUCATION > 3903 Education systems > 390301 Continuing and community education @ 35%
39 EDUCATION > 3902 Education policy, sociology and philosophy > 390203 Sociology of education @ 30%
44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4410 Sociology > 441003 Rural sociology @ 35%
SEO Codes: 16 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 1602 Schools and learning environments > 160201 Equity and access to education @ 50%
16 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 1601 Learner and learning > 160102 Higher education @ 50%
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