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Authors: Symes, Colin
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1198179
Description: Railway posters from the 1920s and 1930s are now regarded as one of the high points of twentieth-century graphic art. While their iconographies have been the subject of considerable scholarly analysis ... More
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Authors: Symes, Colin
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1054261
Description: One element of the unrelenting enthusiasm for railway history is the poster. It is evident in the large body of literature, both academic and lay, on the subject. The majority of the literature though ... More
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Authors: Symes, Colin
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1066660
Description: It has been suggested that being on the move entails a complex choreography, comprised of an admixture of passenger comportment, signage, announcements, timetables, maps, notices and posters. Employin ... More
Authors: Symes, Colin
Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/985851
Description: Previously published in International Journal of Inclusive Education, 16(5-6), p.503-517 (2012), http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13603116.2012.655491
Authors: Symes, Colin
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/269581
Description: The significance of the journey as a component of travel has been overlooked. The mobility turn has remedied this. There is now intense interest in mobility practices, in life on the move, and the cul ... More
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Authors: Symes, Colin
Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 150600 Tourism
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/269770
Description: Travel guidebooks are a dominant form of tourist literature, of which one early example was the railway guide. It is commonly asserted that among the many transformations wrought by rail was that it c ... More
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Authors: Symes, Colin
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/190721
Description: Travelling by cruise ship is undergoing a renaissance. It is more popular than ever. It represents a return to slowness as a revered aspect of mobility. Journeys are valued for their own sake. This pa ... More
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Authors: Symes, Colin
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/182457
Description: Diaries are elements of a school's documentary reality. They possess a complex 'narrative architecture' and serve multiple functions. In addition to playing an important role in inducting students int ... More
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Authors: Symes, Colin
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/179190
Description: In large continental landmasses such as Australia, forms of education, including correspondence schooling, emerged in the early twentieth century that allowed children in remote regions to access educ ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/142472
Description: The article analyses ethnographic data from the study of the home literacy practices of two immigrant families, a Lebanese-Muslim and a Chinese family. It explores the experiences of the immigrant fam ... More
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Authors: Symes, Colin
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/156384
Description: Timetables are part of the textual infrastructure of travel and mobility. As a way of "envisioning information," they came into being with the advent of rail. As an important document of quotidian lif ... More
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Authors: Symes, Colin
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/148967
Description: In this paper, I examine the provenance of distance education or ‘teledidactics’ in Australia. I take as my case studies the New South Wales Correspondence School and the School of the Air and suggest ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/79255
Description: Fundamentalist and evangelical Christianity is growing in popularity in Australia, concurrent with the ascendancy of the new Christian school. This article examines the historical and policy landscape ... More
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Authors: Symes, Colin
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/37137
Description: Public transport systems in Australia receive subsidies from state governments to facilitate the movement of students to and from schools. During the educational peak hours, students on their way to a ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/41097
Description: The sheer diversity of educational research has often been attributed as one of the sources of difficulty in defining and valuing educational research. In other eyes, however, such research diversity ... More