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    A comparative study of music education within the primary education courses, with specific reference to Newcastle CAE and Avondale College Tertiary
    The purpose of this project is to offer a comparative insight into the different approaches to music-education within the primary curricula of two colleges. The first of these is the Diploma of Teaching (Primary) offered by Avondale College, Cooranbong N.S.W.-...

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    A System in Search of Identity Tertiary-Lifelong
    A historical perspective on SDA higher education and how its current direction has been largely shaped by the results of two identity crises. The results of the first led Adventist colleges to become liberal arts institutions rather than Bible colleges and...

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    A Time of Change and Challenge Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The 1985-1990 Education Report from the South Pacific Division (SPD) presented at the Adventist General Conference Session. Various societal changes were already underway when the quinquennium began and were taken into account in the establishment of goals...

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    Adventist Agricultural Programs Tertiary-Lifelong
    Ellen G. White encouraged agriculture and industries to balance the academic aspect at Avondale College, which influenced a reform movement in Adventist education and influenced the establishment of new schools in rural areas.

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    Avondale Scholarship Boosted - Encyclopedia Increases Research Profile Tertiary
    “Articles written by Avondale academics for the new Encyclopedia of Seventh-Day Adventists (ESDA) will significantly increase the university college’s institutional research profile this year.”

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    Before and Beyond Baptism Pilot Study Tertiary
    This report is an investigation into the relationship between current baptismal beliefs and practices, Christian maturity, and commitment to the core Seventh-day Adventist beliefs of church members within the South Pacific Division. There were 150 participants...

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    Chemistry Experiences of First - year Nursing Students : The Interplay of Self - efficacy , Anxiety , Prior Chemistry Experience and Academic Performance - A Mixed Method Approach Lifelong
    Previous research has established that students with a limited science background find chemistry difficult, with many nursing students experiencing anxiety and a lack of confidence when faced with studying chemistry as part of their degree. One strategy employed...

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    Clinical Missionaries - Avondale Students Model the Value of Nursing Tertiary
    "A fifth annual visit by Avondale nurses to a hospital on Malaita in the Solomon Islands demonstrates to local nursing students the value of the profession."

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    Developing a masters degree program - A case study in organizational operation and development Tertiary
    The present study addressed the experience of Avondale College in developing the M.Ed. (curriculum) English as a Second Language (ESL) courses, recognising that this was an integrated part of a larger program of course expansion undertaken by the College at...

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    Early Adventist Education in Australia - A Report of Recent Research Tertiary
    Referencing Hook and Lindsay's in-depth studies of the development of the Adventist school system in Australia, Knight notes the importance of Ellen White's participation in this phase of history, following her earlier days in Battle Creek. "Neither Adventist...

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    Editorial: International Journal of New Perspectives in Christianity Tertiary-Lifelong
    Editor Vivienne Watts explains the goal of the new journal published by Avondale College. Its main purpose "is to offer new perspectives on Christianity, and to identify ways and means through which Christianity can engage...

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    Faith Education and Touring the Bible Lands - A Case Study Tertiary
    "A qualitative study was designed to validate the extensive anecdotal evidence for the special learning value of [Avondale's] 2013 Bible Lands Study Tour and to identify the factors that best contributed to the students’ learning."

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    Teaching International Students - An Exploratory View Tertiary
    "This paper examines the reasons for expanded international enrolment and the ways Australian universities are taking their education product to other locations. It next examines the potential conflict that arises when international students, particularly...

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    Tertiary education at Avondale College 1945-1974 Tertiary-Lifelong
    The purpose of this dissertation is to survey the development of tertiary education (1945-1974) at Avondale College, Cooranbong, the senior educational institution of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia. In this dissertation it is argued...

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    The Aims of Adventist Education in Historical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Why have Adventist schools? What is the ultimate aim of Christian education? Adventist Christian education? Read George Knight's presentation to the April 2001 International Conference on The Seventh-day Adventist Philosophy of Education.

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    The Theology of Human Work as Found in the Genesis Narrative Compared with the Co-Creationist Theology of Human Work Tertiary
    This study aims to develop the theology of work that emerges from a close study of the book of Genesis, and to compare this with current Christian theologies of work, especially that known as co-creationism.

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    Thirdspace Engenders Theological Education Tertiary
    "Clergy women in the Seventh-Day Adventist Church speak for the first time of their theological training at a private Christian tertiary institution in Australia. A phenomenological design is used to capture and analyse Clergy women's collective lived...

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    Timeline for Seventh-day Adventist Education Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Greenleaf offers a timeline of the hundred or so most important happenings and persons in the 150-year development of Seventh-day Adventist education worldwide. He hopes that this list will stimulate discussion and an improved understanding of the events and...

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    To Be or Not to Be Grade 11-Lifelong
    Adapted from Ella Smith's 2011 graduation service address at Avondale College. "While each person’s purpose in life is vastly different from Hamlet’s, they must also come to grips with the same inner parameters of who they are, and then choose...