Key concepts in Gender, Sexuality and Diversity Studies

Carolyn D'Cruz

2019

Key Concepts in Gender, Sexuality and Diversity Studies has been developed to guide readers through the interdisciplinary field where academic theory meets social movements.

This textbook explores the analytical frames of feminism, Marxism, queer theory and decolonial methodologies. Readers can familiarise themselves with the jargon needed to perform textual analysis or read an archive and find the terms needed to understand relationships between power, knowledge, and justice.

Key concepts are illustrated through written text, videos of poetry, comedy and song, and customised animations which make difficult terms accessible.



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Don't cheat yourself: Scenarios to clarify collusion confusion

Katherine A. Seaton

2018

Ensuring academic integrity in mathematical tasks presents a unique challenge, for university students and for their assessors, and one that hitherto has been under-examined. Drawing on her twenty years of experience in mathematics education, the recent academic integrity research literature, and on what students say about why misconduct occurs, the author examines this issue head-on. Don’t Cheat Yourself: Scenarios to clarify collusion confusion facilitates intentional consideration of the nature and purpose of assessment in mathematics, and of how some types of interactions between students undermine that purpose. Pertinent and realistic scenarios are provided as prompts for discussion, through which students in mathematical disciplines can come to a better understanding of what constitutes copying and collusion, identify strategies for finding support, be warned of the short and long term consequences of misconduct, and be set up to learn collaboratively and work legitimately.

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ISBN: 978-0-6484681-0-3
DOI: https://doi.org/10.26826/1009



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The Little Cell Who Lost Its Way

Ramtin Resai-Kashkooli, Carolyn Leslie

2018

One little cell had a very big dream.
In order to achieve this, it bonded with a team.

Merging together, the cells reaped lots of benefits
By forming strong bonds through the process of myogenesis.

Combining peer-reviewed science with an engaging rhyming text and fun illustrations, The Little Cell Who Lost Its Way tells the story of how an individual microscopic cell organises with others just like it to become a strong and flexible muscle fibre.

This ebook has been created for children who are exploring how cells form the building blocks of the body. It touches on themes of teamwork, biological development and the mysterious scientific process known as ‘myogenesis’.

It’s also great for students who are exploring how to communicate complex scientific concepts to young people.



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Research and evidence in practice

Shane Erickson, Suzanne Hodgkin,
Sharon Karasmanis, George Murley

2018

This etextbook is an introduction to the use of research-based evidence in professional health-care practice. It will help you to understand the role of evidence in health care, including how evidence is developed, and how to interpret research methods and outcomes.

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ISBN: 978-0-9953727-7-1
DOI: https://doi.org/10.26826/1007



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Key concepts in the humanities and social sciences

Sarah Midford, Sara James, Garrie Hutchinson

2018

This etextbook is a collection of foundational concepts in the humanities and social sciences and will be useful to any reader who wants to better understand key terms and concepts relevant to human cultures and their history.

The reader should note, however, that the terms included in the book have originated from the particular needs of the core Bachelor of Arts subjects at La Trobe University, Rethinking Our Humanity and Ideas that Shook the World, which focus on concepts as they apply to contemporary Australian culture.

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ISBN: 978-0-9953727-3-3
DOI: http://doi.org/10.26826/1006



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French Revolution

Adrian Jones with William Murray, Ross Smith, Alice Garner and Ian Coller

2018

French Revolution uses primary sources, written and visual, to make the past really come alive. Rather than just summarise and simplify historical events, the authors focus on the use of primary sources to help readers to engage with and care about people of the past, making them and their lost world seem more real. This etextbook brings together different perspectives that guide the reader to consider the chronologies, contexts and changing ideas critical to understanding the eighteenth century in France, an important and creative period and place that helped shape the history of the modern world.

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ISBN: 978-0-9953727-6-4
DOI: https://doi.org/10.26826/1005

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Victorian Aboriginal life and customs through early European eyes

David Frankel, Janine Major

2017

Within two generations of the first European settlement of Victoria traditional Aboriginal society was almost entirely destroyed. At the same time many European settlers, government officials and missionaries observed and documented aspects of the everyday lives of the people they were displacing. This selection of over 700 extracts from a wide variety of these sources provides glimpses into this rich and complex world. It includes notes on hunting, fishing and associated technologies; on clothing, ornaments and recreation; on social relationships, exchange systems, ceremonies and associations with Country.

This etextbook reader is a convenient entry-point into this important body of information which is otherwise often difficult to access, and will be of use to anyone with an interest in Victorian Indigenous history and society.

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ISBN: 978-0-9953727-0-2
DOI: https://doi.org/10.26826/1004

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Caesar's triumphs over Gaul and Rome

Sarah Midford, Rhiannon Evans

2017

This etextbook examines Julius Caesar’s Gallic conquests in his campaign for political power in Rome after his triumphant return from conquering Gaul.

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ISBN: 978-0-9953727-4-0
DOI: https://doi.org/10.26826/1003

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Gallipoli, Anzacs and the Great War

Sarah Midford

2017

The Gallipoli Campaign was fought during World War I (the Great War) from 1914 to 1918. This etextbook introduces the reader to the impact and legacy of the Great War in history, literature and commemorative processes throughout Australia and New Zealand.

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ISBN: 978-0-9953727-1-9
DOI: https://doi.org/10.26826/1002

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How to do science:
A guide to researching human physiology

Louise Lexis, Brianna Julien

2017

How to do science: a guide to researching human physiology has been written for students of the life sciences who are actively engaged in the scientific process. A lot of support is available for students learning scientific facts, but we found that it was harder to find resources to support students to become scientists.

This guide introduces you to what it means to be a scientist. You will learn about the scientific method and how to do many tasks of a scientist, your roles and responsibilities as a scientist as well as possible career paths, and how to use your skills as a science graduate to get a leg up in the job market.

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ISBN: 978-0-9953727-2-6
DOI: https://doi.org/10.26826/1001

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LA TROBE eBUREAU TITLES

Research and evidence in practice

The Little Cell Who Lost Its Way

Don't cheat yourself: Scenarios to clarify collusion confusion

Key concepts in the humanities and social sciences

French Revolution
 
 

Victorian Aboriginal life and customs through early European eyes

Caesar's triumphs over Gaul and Rome
 

Gallipoli, Anzacs and the Great War

How to do science:
A guide to researching human physiology

Key concepts in Gender, Sexuality and Diversity Studies


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