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Something Strange and Useless: Service Students' Conceptions of Statistics, Learning Statistics and Using Statistics in Their Future Profession
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 36, No. 7 (Oct 15, 2005) pp. 789–800
We investigate the views of service students about statistics, learning statistics and using statistics in their future profession, based on information obtained from a series of interviews analysed using a phenomenographic approach. In previous...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 5, No. 3 (2006) pp. 415–438
This article presents a discussion of e-learning in the context of Thailand using as an example a study carried out in a course in Business Statistics at Suan Dusit Rajabhat University (SDU), Thailand. The online course was a pioneering research...
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 ...
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...
Studies in Higher Education Vol. 35, No. 8 (December 2010) pp. 961–974
This article reports on an international study investigating university educators' ideas about the diversity of their students, carried out by using semi-structured email interviews. The information obtained from participants was analysed using a...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 7, No. 3 (2004) pp. 9–20
Worldwide, electronic learning (E-learning) has become an important part of the education agenda in the last decade. The Suan Dusit Rajabhat University (SDRU), Thailand has made significant efforts recently to use Internet technologies to enhance...
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...
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 38, No. 7 (October 2007) pp. 907–915
Lectures remain the lynchpin of mathematics teaching at university even with advances in information technology and access to the internet. This paper examines the requirements for learning mathematics and shows how important it is for lecturers to...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 20, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2004)
This paper reports on a study carried out in Thailand investigating the relationship between students' use of an e-learning system and their learning outcomes in a course on Business Statistics. The results show a clear relationship between accesses ...
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...