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Does the use of the TPACK model enhance digital pedagogies: We don’t understand the present so how can we imagine the future?

, Murdoch University

ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference, ISBN 978-1-74138-403-1 Publisher: Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education


This paper reflects on the use of the TPACK model in e -learning courses to enhance students’ ability to use technology in their learning and later in their professions and to introduce the concept of digital pedagogies. To maximize students’ learning, this model was disseminated in the design of the course, the learning activities and the assessment. The aim was to encourage students to become reflective learners and to create knowledge collaboratively. Different technological tools such as iPads, ePortfolio together with digital pedagogies were used to enhance the students’ learning experience and obtain students’ reflections and feedback on the unit. Digital pedagogies refer to teaching–learning approaches in which new technologies change the way we teach. From the thirty postgraduate students in the unit, there were different responses to digital pedagogies. Some felt it transformed their learning while others resisted and did not participate in the interactive spirit of the class.


Maor, D. (2013). Does the use of the TPACK model enhance digital pedagogies: We don’t understand the present so how can we imagine the future?. In Proceedings of Electric Dreams. Proceedings ascilite 2013 Sydney (pp. 531-540). Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education. Retrieved March 25, 2019 from .


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