Lisa Thomas and James Herbert

Lisa Thomas is a lecturer in learning, teaching and curriculum at the University of Wollongong. She has extensive experience as an educator in a career in which she has taught at all levels from kindergarten to high school to higher education. James Herbert joined the Australian Centre for Child Protection as a post-doctoral research fellow in 2014 shortly after receiving his PhD. Funded by Parkerville Children and Youth Care, the position focuses on research into multi-agency approaches to addressing child sexual abuse.

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Even in a MOOC, Students Want to Belong

Even in the austere and potentially lonely world of of the online course, students respond best when they feel they’re part of the family, new research finds.

9 years ago