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Valuing Student Voices When Exploring, Creating and Planning for the Future of Australian Higher Education

Project Member(s): McKenzie, J., Alexander, S.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Office for Learning & Teaching (Department of Education and Training) (Innovation and Development Grant Programme - OLT)

Start year: 2013

Summary: The Student Voices (S-VOLT) project aims to capture, analyse and represent signals of emerging issues that indicate and illustrate the future of student learning in universities. The project will use creative processes to engage students in making choices about preferred futures and generate new ideas for understanding possible, preferred, and viable futures for learning in universities. It will then use cognitive mapping to analyse, model and represent these ideas. It uses both digital media and publications to engage university stakeholders and disseminate outcomes.


Crosby, AL & McKenzie, J 2016, 'Listening to student voices through scenario design: Aligning learning.futures', Sensoria: A Journal of Mind, Brain, and Culture, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 5-11.
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Buzwell, S, Bates, G, McKenzie, J, Alexander, S, Williams, J, Farrugia, M & Crosby, AL Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching 2016, Valuing student voices when exploring, creating and planning for the future of Australian higher education, Australia.
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Keywords: Higher Education futures, Student voices, learning futures, e-learning, creative learning

FOR Codes: Expanding Knowledge in Education, Learner and Learning not elsewhere classified, Education not elsewhere classified, Higher Education