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Title Educational Researchers and the Regional University : Agents of Regional-Global Transformations / Monica Green, Susan Plowright, Nicola F. Johnson, editors.

Published Singapore : Springer, 2019.

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Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Springer Education eBooks 2019 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; Foreword: Educational Research that Leads Us to the 'Precipice' of Place; References; Preface: Idylls, Smoke Plumes and Educational Research from the South-Eastern Tip of Mainland Australia; Contents; Editors and Contributors; 1 Agents of Regional-Global Transformation: Federation University Gippsland Education (FUGuE) Researchers; Regional Educational Researchers: Place, Positionality and Regional-Global Imperatives; Gippsland as Region: Territorialities and Toponymical Caveats; Gippsland: Towards a Transformed Modus Vivendi
FUGuE: Federation University Education Gippsland ResearchersEducational Researchers and the Regional University: FUGuE as a Case Study; Part I: Regional University Educational Researchers and Transformative Partnerships; Part II: Regional University Educational Researchers and Self-reflexive Transformations; Coda: An Appreciable, but Largely Underappreciated, Collective 'Impact'; References; Regional University Educational Researchers and Transformative Partnerships; 2 Reflecting on a Nascent South Gippsland Birth-Year 6 Oral Language Partnership; Introduction
Debunking Regionality and Rurality as a Homogenous ExperienceRural Social Space; Sustainable Rural Communities; The Action Plan; Cluster Professional Development: Challenges and Successes; Pre-service Teachers; The Children's Council Project; Discussion; Schools and the Community; Regional Research Partnerships; Conclusion; References; 3 'Little School, Big Heart': Embracing a New Partnership for Learning Generous and Ethical Judgements; Introductions; Here We Sit; 'Embracing of It All': A Milieu of Constructive Social Cohesion
Leadership and Small Rural School Dimensions: Embracing and Cultivating RenewalConclusion: The Big Event; References; 4 Transforming Hopes and Visions for 'At-Risk' Primary Students in East Gippsland: A Community-School Partnership; Introduction; Regional Students At-Risk; What Does It Mean to be at Risk in East Gippsland?; Conducting the Research of the Programme; Findings: What Do We Do for At-Risk Students?; Relationships with Students; School Culture; Relationships with Agencies and Schools; Discussion-Success Every Day; Concluding Comments; References
5 An Invited Outsider or an Enriched Insider? Challenging Contextual Knowledge as a Critical Friend ResearcherIntroduction; Insiders, Outsiders and "In-betweeners"; In-betweeners; Critical Friendship; Critical Friendship Research from a Social Cognitive Perspective; A Typology of Critical Friend Researcher Identities; The Embedded Practitioner Researcher; The Expatriate Researcher; Enriched Insider as a Critical Friend; Outsider Invited as a Critical Friend; The Detached Observer; A Vignette of Ethical and Methodological Considerations; Future Directions for Critical Friendship Researchers
Summary This book showcases a compilation of research partnerships produced by the Federation University Gippsland School of Education. Through this book, readers will gain valuable insights into how education research initiatives can help adapt to an age characterized by massive regional/global economic, environmental, identity, cultural and social shifts. The respective chapters address the universal human and researcher condition in a regional setting, highlighting how individuals and groups are seeking to achieve transformation with their regional, educational research. On the whole, the compilation showcases a specific university in a regional context that is now responding to change by rejuvenating, reinventing, re-envisioning and rethinking its research, its identity and its relationality.
Other author Green, Monica.
Plowright, Susan.
Johnson, Nicola F., 1976-
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Education -- Research.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9789811363788 (electronic bk.)
9811363781 (electronic bk.)
9789811363771