Roger Harris is Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Research in Education, Equity and Work at the University of South Australia. His research interests lie within adult and vocational education, focusing on Australian training reform in general and workplace learning and professional development in particular. He is an executive member of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association, and national editor of the Australian Journal of Adult Learning


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Mask, Cosmetics or Plastic Surgery? The Changing Face of VET in Australia and Implications for Learning

This paper analyses key changes to VET in Australia, highlights the impacts on VET teachers, workplace trainers and learning environments, and explores twelve implications for learning.

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Engaging with Foreign Culture during a Study Tour: Taiwanese Learners' Perspectives

This paper analyses the cultural learning that occurred during a study tour to Adelaide, South Australia, by 16 students from Ling Tung College, Taiwan.

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Exploring Learning during Study Tours: Participant Perspectives

The paper reports on cultural learning by Taiwanese students on study tours to the USA, UK and Australia. Analysis reveals how students grappled with 'making meaning' of western culture.

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Training and its Benefits for Individuals: What Form, What For and For Whom? Evidence from the Literature and Implications for Government-sponsored Training

This paper is a synthesis of empirical research on training and its benefits to identify the forms of training, delivery, and supporting mechanisms that direct training benefits to learners.

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