Journal article

Participatory design for community-based research: a study on regional student higher education pathways

Mollie Dollinger, Belinda D'Angelo, Ryan Naylor, Andrew Harvey, Marian Mahat

AUSTRALIAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCHER | SPRINGER | Published : 2020

Abstract

Supporting higher education participation across equity groups has long been a directed effort in global higher education practice and policy. However, to date, there has been little improvement in the rates of Australian higher education participation by equity groups such as regional/remote, low socioeconomic, and Indigenous Australian students. In this study, we visited four outer-regional communities in Victoria, Australia to utilise participatory design methods as an approach to explore participants’ ideas on the optimal nature of early-stage higher education outreach interventions and how future resources or programmes can be designed. Our case study of four schools showcases how parti..

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