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Challenging ideals of reciprocity in undergraduate teaching: the unexpected benefits of unpredictable cross-cultural fieldwork

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Geographers are increasingly grappling with the theoretical and practical implications of integrating an ethics of reciprocity into undergraduate learning and teaching. This paper draws on the unexpected experiences of a third-year human geography research methods fieldtrip to examine the process of balancing undergraduate student learning and assessment outcomes, with tangible outputs often-desired by Indigenous tour operator partners. Reflections from students and academic staff highlight the challenges of realizing ideals of reciprocity within the complex and ever shifting cross-cultural research context.

Authors


  •   Hammersley, Laura Ann. (Dr)
  •   Bilous, Rebecca H. (external author)
  •   James, Sarah W. (external author)
  •   Trau, Adam M. (external author)
  •   Suchet-Pearson, Sandie (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Hammersley, L. A., Bilous, R. H., James, S. W., Trau, A. M. & Suchet-Pearson, S. (2014). Challenging ideals of reciprocity in undergraduate teaching: the unexpected benefits of unpredictable cross-cultural fieldwork. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 38 (2), 208-218.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84899913179

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/3777

Number Of Pages


  • 10

Start Page


  • 208

End Page


  • 218

Volume


  • 38

Issue


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • Geographers are increasingly grappling with the theoretical and practical implications of integrating an ethics of reciprocity into undergraduate learning and teaching. This paper draws on the unexpected experiences of a third-year human geography research methods fieldtrip to examine the process of balancing undergraduate student learning and assessment outcomes, with tangible outputs often-desired by Indigenous tour operator partners. Reflections from students and academic staff highlight the challenges of realizing ideals of reciprocity within the complex and ever shifting cross-cultural research context.

Authors


  •   Hammersley, Laura Ann. (Dr)
  •   Bilous, Rebecca H. (external author)
  •   James, Sarah W. (external author)
  •   Trau, Adam M. (external author)
  •   Suchet-Pearson, Sandie (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Hammersley, L. A., Bilous, R. H., James, S. W., Trau, A. M. & Suchet-Pearson, S. (2014). Challenging ideals of reciprocity in undergraduate teaching: the unexpected benefits of unpredictable cross-cultural fieldwork. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 38 (2), 208-218.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84899913179

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/3777

Number Of Pages


  • 10

Start Page


  • 208

End Page


  • 218

Volume


  • 38

Issue


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom