The invisible line: Students as partners or students as colleagues?




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Author Biography

Michelle J Eady, University of Wollongong

Dr Eady is a senior lecturer in Professional Studies in the School of Education at the University of Wollongong. In 2013, she was a recipient of an Australian Office of Teaching and Learning (OLT) teaching excellence award. Her current research focus in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), particularly the preparation of quality primary school teachers.


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Green, C. A., Eady, M. J., McCarthy, M., Akenson, A. B., Supple, B., McKeon, J., & Cronin, J. (2020). Beyond the conference: Singing our SSONG. Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 8(1), 42-60.
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Matthews, K. E. (2017). Five propositions for genuine Students as Partners practice. International Journal for Students as Partners, 1(2), 1-9.
Mercer-Mapstone, L. D., Dvorakova, S. L., Matthews, K. E., Abbot, S., Cheng, B., Felten, P., Knorr, K., Marquis, E., Shammas, R., & Swaim, K. (2017). A systematic literature review of Students as Partners in higher education. International Journal for Students as Partners, 1(1), 1-23.
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How to Cite

Eady, M. J., & Green, C. (2020). The invisible line: Students as partners or students as colleagues?. International Journal for Students As Partners, 4(1), 148–154.



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