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Culturally-based Adaptive Learning and Concept Analytics to Guide Educational Website Content Integration
Journal of Information Technology Education: Research Vol. 8, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2009) pp. 125–139
In modern learning environments, the lecturer or educational designer is often confronted with multi-national student cohorts, requiring special consideration regarding language, cultural norms and taboos, religion, and ethics. Through a somewhat...
Classrooms of the Future, Incorporating Virtual Worlds: A Round Table to Explore New Ways of Teaching
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 2272–2274
Virtual worlds are an emerging technology with rich social, commercial, and pedagogical applications. They are particularly popular with youth and young adults. This presents today’s educators with the challenge of keeping pace with the learners of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2858–2863
The aim of the Automated Assessment Laboratory (AAL) being established at the Curtin Business School (CBS) is to provide lecturers with the opportunity to have essays automatically assessed using MarkIT. This automated essay grading tool is most...
Journal of Information Technology Education: Research Vol. 10, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2011) pp. 161–181
Automated assessment is an emerging innovation in educational praxis, however its pedagogical potential is not fully utilised in Australia, particularly regarding automated essay grading. The rationale for this research is that the usage of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 4103–4112
Despite continuing debate regarding the utility of virtual worlds, their use has continued to pervade the worldwide marketplace. An important consideration is that the current K-12 student cohort comprises digital natives who are clearly the major...
Australis 4 Learning: Benefits and Outcomes of a Second Life Simulation for the Automated Assessment Laboratory
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2463–2466
The aim of the Automated Assessment Laboratory (AAL) being established at the School of Information Systems (Curtin Business School) is to provide lecturers with the opportunity to have essays automatically assessed using MarkIT. So far, the process ...