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THE ACPET JOURNAL FOR PRIVATE HIGHER EDUCATION
Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2012

The ACPET Journal for Private Higher Education is published biannually (June and December), and is currently freely available on the ACPET website . The Journal publishes scholarly articles on the theory and practice of higher education in the context of the private sector. It provides up-to-date perspectives of benefit to educators, scholars, students, practitioners, policy-makers and consultants, and covers: • higher education policy and practice • teaching, learning and curriculum design • quality assurance • postgraduate education • academic leadership and management • academic work. Articles should be a maximum of 5,000 words, and will be double-blind peerreviewed. Readers are also invited to submit original commentaries on current issues relevant to private higher education. Commentaries in the form of responses to articles published in prior issues of the Journal are welcome and may be considered for publication. Commentaries should be a maximum of 3,000 words and will be reviewed by a member of the Editorial Board. The commentary may be edited to ensure it fulfils the mission of the Journal. Prospective authors should refer to the guidelines for authors available on ACPET website. Further information is available from the Journal Editor. The views and opinions expressed in any article/commentary, unless otherwise stated, are those of the respective authors, and do not necessarily represent the views of the Editor, the Editorial Board or ACPET.

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The ACPET Journal for Private Higher Education Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2012 Australian Council for Private Education and Training

Contents

Foreword Commentary. Higher Education Tuition Subsidies: An Unnecessary Public Expense? Andrew Norton The Perceptions and Attitudes of International Students Towards Plagiarism Thi Tuyet (June) Tran The Student Experience in Private Higher Education in Australia Chenicheri Sid Nair, Lorraine Bennett, Mahsood Shah From Pathway to Destination: A Preliminary Investigation into the Transition of Pathway Students to Undergraduate Study Katie Dunworth, Maria Fiocco, Denise Mulligan A Unique Approach to Work-integrated Learning: Meeting Industry, Student and Educator Needs Through Academic and Experiential Elements Anne Zahra, Carmen Pavia

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The ACPET Journal for Private Higher Education Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2012 Australian Council for Private Education and Training

Editor Many thanks to our Journal Editor, Dr Laura Hougaz Journal Editorial Board Sincere thanks to our Journal Editorial Board: Prof Hilary Winchester (Chair) CQUniversity Australia Prof Mike Berrell International College of Management, Sydney Prof Joo-Gim Heaney Australian Institute of Higher Education, Sydney Dr Peter Ryan Australian School of Management, Perth Dr Michael Tomlinson Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) Prof Rosie Wickert University of Technology Sydney Our reviewers 2012 ACPET would like to publicly acknowledge and thank the people listed below who served as reviewers on the Journal during 2012. Without their efforts and support, the quality of the Journal could not be sustained. Dr Mike Berrell International College of Management, Sydney Dr Jasen Burgess Australian Dental Council, Melbourne Dr Barbara Cargill Trinity College, University of Melbourne Dr John Duncan Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology Dr George Fernandez Melbourne Institute of Technology

Prof Joo-Gim Heaney Australian Institute of Higher Education, Sydney Emeritus Prof Jim Jackson VP Kaplan Asia Pacific, Brisbane Mr Tim Laurence UTS:INSEARCH, Sydney Dr Andrew Morgan Australian Academy of Design, Melbourne Mr Andrew Norton Grattan Institute, Melbourne Dr Peter Ryan Australian School of Management, Perth Dr Judy Szekeres South Australian Institute of Business & Technology, Adelaide Emeritus Prof Mark Tennant University of...
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