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Bülent Avcı and Antonia Darder

use and salience of extrinsic motivators” ( Kohn, 1992 , p. 221)—promoted a sense of community, and encouraged students to take ownership of their learning. Day 2 We began the second day by briefly reviewing our activities the day before. We then spent an hour on whole-class discussion and

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Kathy Jordan

, and characterised by ingenuity and hard work, many Australians are adequately prosperous” (2013, p. 5). Secondly, it suggests that this prosperity is subject to “gathering threats and challenges” ( Office of the Chief Scientist, 2013 , p. 5), which it then lists. These being: living in a changing

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Grant Cooper and Nicky Carr

standards of living ( Office of the Chief Scientist, 2013 ; UNESCO, 2017 ). As a subset of the broader stem label, stem education is a contested term with a myriad of (sometimes conflicting) definitions. There are, however, commonalities in the literature. Radloff and Guzey (2016) , for instance

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Tricia McLaughlin and Belinda Kennedy

such as waste management in a large city, food storage and supply, sustainable living, transport and logistics to arrive at real-world, credible and sustainable solutions. Workshops were of varying duration depending upon the problem, the solution and the capacity of the participants. Solutions were

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Sharon Fraser, Jennifer Earle and Noleine Fitzallen

and higher living standards for all Australians ( OCS, 2012 ). Indeed, the Chief Scientist (2014), who provides high-level independent advice to political leaders on matters relating to science, technology and innovation, recognised a need for developing stem literacy across the workforce, as well