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Education Research and Perspectives Vol. 42, No. 1 (2015) pp. 397–428
This paper reports on a case study of university lecturers' professional learning about digital technologies over four years, and their development of associated innovative teaching practices. During the first year, new hardware and software, as...
Reading Teacher Vol. 62, No. 3 (November 2008) pp. 246–255
Most children seem to love computers, and there has been much speculation and research about how educators might harness this interest to facilitate literacy learning. A growing body of research indicates that electronic talking books (ETBs) can...
"Where Do You Switch It On?" A Case Study of the Enhancement and Transformation of University Lecturers' Teaching Practices with Digital Technologies
Education Research and Perspectives Vol. 41, No. 1 (June 2014) pp. 42–72
This paper reports on a two-year case study of university lecturers' professional learning about digital technologies, and their development of associated innovative teaching practices. During this time, new hardware and software, as well as...
My Maths Story: An application of a computer-assisted framework for teaching mathematics in the lower primary years
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 3299–3307
The development of educational applications that are grounded in accepted pedagogical principles is a challenging and complex undertaking. This paper presents a new educational framework for teaching mathematics, which is based on Bloom/Anderson’s...
An Interactive Multimedia Development Life Cycle Model Based on a Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 746–761
While multimedia software has the potential to provide successful teaching and learning experiences for both teachers and learners, the development of these applications for effective use in an educational context is a complex task. This paper...
Schools going mobile: A study of the adoption of mobile handheld technologies in Western Australian independent schools
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 1 (Mar 01, 2013) pp. 66–81
This paper reports on the adoption of mobile handheld technologies in ten Western Australian independent schools, based on interviews with staff conducted in 2011. iPads were the most popular device, followed by iPod Touches and iPhones. Class sets...
Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 42, No. 1 (2014) pp. 36–50
E-portfolios are being introduced into initial teacher education programmes internationally to help pre-service teachers build records of their learning journeys and develop into reflective practitioners; to allow them to assemble collections of...
International Conferences on Education Technologies (ICEduTech) and Sustainability, Technology and Education (STE) 2014 (December 2014)
This paper reflects on a 2013-2014 Australia-China Council project in which school students in Australia and China produced and shared digital stories about their everyday lives and local cultures, with students being invited to give feedback on the ...