Study and Learning in the Australian University System
by Dario Toncich
Publisher: Chrystobel Engineering 2008
Number of pages: 37
The purpose of this book is to provide an insight into the Australian university system, and how students can get the best out of it in terms of university/course selection; learning and professional career outcomes. Broadly, this book looks at: how the university system is structured and designed to facilitate study and learning; the relative strengths and weaknesses of the system and how these impact upon students; how students can maximize their chances for positive learning and career outcomes while studying within the system.
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