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    Teaching Kindness: The Promise of Humane Education.Rose Arbour, Tania Signal & Nicola Taylor - 2009 - Society and Animals 17 (2):136-148.
    Although the popularity of Humane Education Programs as a method of teaching compassion and caring for all living beings is increasing, there is a need for rigorous, methodologically sound research evaluating the efficacy of HEP. Recent calls for the inclusion of HEP within broader humanistic, environmental, and social justice frameworks underline the importance of HEP beyond a simple “treatment of animals” model. Lack of methodological rigor in the majority of published HEP studies and dispersal across disparate fields , however, means (...)
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  2. Undergraduate Ethics Education in Paramedicine in Australia.Kirsty Shearer, Matthew Thomas, Tania Signal, Ruth Townsend & Nikola Stepanov - forthcoming - Journal of Academic Ethics:1-16.
    In Australia, paramedics are obliged to practice ethically. Graduates of baccalaureate degrees in paramedicine should therefore possess a common grounding in ethics to meet the professional capabilities expected of registered paramedics. However, there is a lack of clarity regarding ethics education for paramedicine students, including what is taught, how it is taught, and how it is assessed. This paper explores ethics education for paramedicine students in Australia, how it aligns with current professional expectations, and how it may be enhanced. Point-in-time (...)
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    Equine Assisted Therapy and Learning.Angie Nelson, Tania Signal & Rachel Wilson - 2016 - Society and Animals 24 (4):337-357.
    This study examines the practices of Equine Assisted Therapy and Learning in Australia. Among Equine Assisted Therapy and Equine Assisted Learning centers there is a large degree of variation in practice worldwide. The current study outlines a range of practices in two states in Australia whereeatandealhave arisen and evolved from models developed elsewhere. The philosophical foundations, training and certification processes followed along with the types and training of horses involved are compared across facilities. The findings of the study illustrated the (...)
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