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Journal of Learning Design Vol. 2, No. 1 (2007) pp. 37–51
In this paper, we discuss the role of the educator in terms of designing a learning environment for the student which encourages the student to develop their own academic integrity. In such an environment, there is no need for the student to resort...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2008 (2008) pp. 382–388
In 2002, RMIT University trialled Turnitin (Barrie 1996) a text matching software package to assist in the identification of plagiarism. Turnitin enables access to databases of text stored digitally and provides a means of comparing student...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2008 (2008) pp. 791–799
Using Web 2.0 to teach Web 2.0: A case study in aligning teaching, learning and assessment with professional practice
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 5 (Jan 01, 2011)
Web 2.0 technologies have transformed the way people in information industries engage with their clients, collaborate on projects, promote their services and gather community knowledge. In this paper, we describe the impact of industry adoption of...
A model for achieving equivalence and comparability in higher education courses offered transnationally by RMIT’s College of Business
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 395–398
This paper describes the work-in-progress of an action research pilot project conducted within the College of Business at RMIT University. The project has clarified the concepts of equivalence and comparability as applied to the College"s...
Reading Improvement Vol. 47, No. 2 (2010) pp. 111–123
Study skills were an early and important topic in reading; however, since the 1970s, they have received relatively little research attention. The authors systematically analyzed the research conducted on study skills from 1900 to the present....
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 803–807
Work-in-progress is reported, taking a case study approach to investigate the delivery of an e-book which is constructed based upon the customisation of an existing Pearson Education text. Of particular interest is that the customisation will...
Kathleen Gray; Jenny Waycott; Rosemary Clerehan; Margaret Hamilton; Joan Richardson; Judithe Sheard; Celia Thompson
Research in Learning Technology Vol. 20, No. 1 (2012)
Educational commentators have offered many pedagogical rationales for using Web 2.0 to support learning in higher education, and academics are being encouraged to find ways for their students to use social web technologies. Questions arise as to the ...
Transforming assessment in higher education: A participatory approach to the development of a good practice framework for assessing student learning through social web technologies
Jenny Waycott; Celia Thompson; Rosemary Clerehan; Judithe Sheard; Joan Richardson; Margaret Hamilton; Kathleen Gray
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 1040–1050
Social web technologies, such as blogs, wikis, social networking and photo/video sharing sites, are increasingly being used in innovative learning activities in higher education. While there has been much discussion about the pedagogical rationale...
Facebook as a Tool for Learning Purposes: Analysis of the Determinants Leading to Improved Students' Learning
Active Learning in Higher Education Vol. 16, No. 2 (July 2015) pp. 87–101
The study described in this article aims to investigate the use of out-of-class communication between students and instructors using Facebook as a means of interaction for learning. How often/how much students use such an online social network and...
Computers & Education Vol. 118, No. 1 (March 2018) pp. 10–24
While textbooks are crucial to learning in the traditional classroom-based setting, their role in e-learning environment might be different. Through a categorical analysis, this study investigates if the currently available learning resources...