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Blended Higher Education Opportunities for Refugees: A Comparative Study

Abstract This study aims to gain an understanding of higher education interventions taking place in refugee camps around the world that implement hybrid online and on-site models. Through an archival, database study, this uncovers the most salient characteristics of 8 international interventions (Australian Catholic University, Borderless Higher Education for Refugees, Jesuit Worldwide Learning: Higher Education at the Margins, InZone, Kepler, Mosaik, Global Border Studies, and Education for Humanity) in regard to logistics, academics, technology, and pedagogy. The study found multiple ways in which these programs seek to increase inclusion and success of refugee learners. These techniques include (1) free tuition, (2) nutrition, security, and tran... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Abuwandi, Sarah (Author) / Swadener, Elizabeth (Advisor) / Broberg, Gregory (Committee member) / Solyom, Jessica (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / connected learning / higher education / hybrid / online learning / refugee
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 81 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Justice Studies 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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