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Integrating student-centred learning in Asia-Pacific

Volume 9, Issue 1

September, 2003

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Tickle, Sharon. (2003). Integrating student-centred learning in Asia-Pacific. Pacific Journalism Review, 9(1): 149-155.
Author(s): Sharon Tickle
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September, 2003

Universities are ideally placed to support the developing media industry in the Asia-Pacific by integrating their student projects with community service activities. Particular oppportunities exist to support the mission of media industry support organisations by using the worldwide web as a platform for information dissemination, training and campaigning. The benefits for the media partner, the academy and the students are considerable. This article presents a successful model in East Timor and Melanesia that may be adapted in other tertiary institutions.