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International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology Vol. 5, No. 3 (July 2014) pp. 1–20
Universities are investing considerable resources into blended learning as an institutional strategy to respond to pressures of uncertain economies, increasing globalisation, and the changing expectations of cohorts of digitally savvy students....
International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology Vol. 9, No. 2 (April 2018) pp. 1–10
Higher education institutions are investing significant effort into the improvement of student success, retention and satisfaction. Some effort is being expended in research seeking to understand influencing factors, but the majority of effort is...
"A website for my subject": The experiences of some academics' engagement with educational designers in a team based approach to developing online learning materials
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 16, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2000)
In recent years Australian universities have increased their focus on flexible delivery and online learning. Successful development of online teaching materials requires both knowledge of pedagogy as it applies to multimedia technologies as well as...
The Literature Landscape of Blended Learning in Higher Education: The Need for Better Understanding of Academic Blended Practice
International Journal for Academic Development Vol. 18, No. 4 (2013) pp. 371–383
If we are to realise the potential of blended learning in higher education, then further research into academic practice and relevant academic development is essential. Our review of literature on blended learning in higher education reveals an...
Unpacking the ‘Learning' in Student-Facing Analytics: Metacognition and the Zone of Proximal Development
International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology Vol. 10, No. 1 (January 2019) pp. 1–12
Founded on the need to help university students develop a greater academic metacognitive capacity, student-facing learning analytics are considered useful tools for making students overtly aware of their own learning processes, helping students to...
International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology Vol. 6, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 52–64
The authors of this article consider Western teaching and learning alongside Confucian teaching and learning through reviewing the literature. The paper emphasizes that we must teach lower order thinking skills first before we teach higher order...
Health Education Journal Vol. 63, No. 2 (2004) pp. 127–144
In many countries, one aspect of health education, namely child sexual abuse, has become an important issue for teachers in pre-schools, primary schools and high schools to address. In Australia, many states now have mandatory reporting of child...
Pedagogical Design Considerations in Sex Education on Interactive Multimedia Using CD-Rom: An Example of Sexual Intercourse
Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning Vol. 5, No. 2 (May 2005) pp. 189–214
Human sexuality is a significant issue for educators to understand and teach about, and for young people to learn about. The development of interactive multimedia technologies has added a range of new dimensions associated with designing pedagogies...
New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development Vol. 27, No. 3 (2015) pp. 18–26
While many educators in higher education are using technologies in their teaching, their use of technology is generally restricted to meeting purposes of convenience and efficiency. Rarely are the affordances of technology being exploited by...
International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology Vol. 6, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 46–64
Survey research is prevalent among many professional fields. Both cost effective and time efficient, this method of research is commonly used for the purposes of gaining insight into the attitudes, thoughts, and opinions of populations. Additionally,...