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Learning support, training and environment necessary for effective online teaching and learning: Sevenoaks Senior College
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1198–1199
The study examines the support, training and environment likely to make possible effective online teaching and learning. It focuses on an innovative new senior college in Perth, Western Australia that is committed to creating an outcomes-focused...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2282–2285
What are the key elements needed for introducing technology in a school or college? What are the perceptions of introducing online learning in a vocational education and training or secondary education system? What needs to take place in your...
Using Mobile Learning Technologies as a Catalyst for Educational Change in Early Childhood Education: A Western Australian Schools-University Partnership Model
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 585–591
This paper discusses the design and implementation of a research investigation into how mobile learning technologies can enhance early childhood education in two public sector schools set in Perth, Western Australia. The research is a three year...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 47–51
This work in progress paper describes research that is investigating the use of learning objects, created by, and digital resources, negotiated by The Le@rning Federation and their use in a technology unit in pre-service teacher education as well...
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...
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 39, No. 3 (2014) pp. 306–327
This paper discusses gaming in a Western Australian school for boys. The overriding ethos of the school is supportive of the potential of ICT to better engage students and deliver enhanced educational outcomes. The school sees game-based design as...
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...
The Cart before the Horse? Exploring the Potential of ePortfolios in a Western Australian Medical School
International Journal of ePortfolio Vol. 6, No. 2 (2016) pp. 85–94
In 2014, the School of Medicine Fremantle of the University of Notre Dame Australia initiated a study to explore the curriculum underpinning portfolios used by first-year medical students. The School had used portfolios since 2005 and judged it...
Conceptualising Changes to Pre-Service Teachers' Knowledge of How to Best Facilitate Learning in Mathematics: A TPACK Inspired Initiative
Australian Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 38, No. 5 (May 2013)
In 2010, the Australian Commonwealth government initiated an $8m project called Teaching Teachers for the Future. The aim of the project was to engage teacher educators in a professional learning network which focused on optimising exemplary use of...