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The University of Notre Dame Australia
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 3, No. 3 (April 2003) pp. 275–287
In 2002, the online journal Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education republished the seminal paper by Arthur Luehrmann discussing approaches to using computers in schools in the 1970s (Luehrmann, 2002a). Juxtaposed with this...
E-Journal of Instructional Science and Technology Vol. 7, No. 2 (2004)
This paper critically examines the concepts of field dependent and field independent cognitive styles within the context of computer-based instruction. The literature suggests that hypermedia instructional environments are more likely to engage...
Adopting Mobile Learning in Tertiary Environments: Instructional, Curricular and Organizational Matters
Education Sciences Vol. 3, No. 4 (2013) pp. 359–374
This qualitative study looked at the instructional, curricular and organizational factors impacting on the adoption of mobile learning in a higher education institution. Academics expressed their views on a variety of educational issues likely to...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 796–801
This research attempts to explore the mobile learning (ML) implementation models adopted by school systems in Canada and the United States. Within an interpretative approach it will look at the instructional, curricular and organizational issues...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2013 (2013) pp. 350–361
This exploratory research characterised the degree of adoption of mobile learning (ML) devices among academic staff at an Australian university. It also sought to evaluate the impact of academics’ perceptions about possibilities and constraints in...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 31, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 387–413
The need for appraising the effective integration of technologies into teaching and learning within a disciplinary context is crucial for upholding quality teaching standards in schools and formulating professional development programs. This paper...
Youth Studies Australia Vol. 31, No. 1 (March 2012) pp. 34–42
Students are most likely to drop out of university when first attending. This article analyses the use of technology in supporting the transition process of "first time" university students enrolled in a second-year accounting course. Study-MATE, a...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 3318–3323
In an attempt to reduce the high attrition rates in a department within the Faculty of Business and Economics, one particular unit containing over 1200 students, many of them determined ‘at-risk’, was targeted. A study skills framework has been...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 2 (Jan 01, 2011)
This paper reports on a case study which examined factors leading to the adoption of graphics calculators (GCs) by secondary mathematics teachers in the state of New South Wales, Australia. In total, 587 teachers of the General Mathematics Course ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (March 2013) pp. 22–40
The integration of technology, pedagogy, and content in the teaching of secondary mathematics was explored among 280 secondary mathematics teachers in the State of New South Wales, Australia. The study adopted the technological pedagogical content...