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Mathematics in School Vol. 17, No. 4 (1988) pp. 36–38
The author argues the necessity of ensuring that mathematics is perceived by children as being useful. An example is provided which is intended to give children experiences which might help them develop a rationale for learning. It involves an item...
Australian Senior Mathematics Journal Vol. 31, No. 1 (2017) pp. 29–37
In this paper, an example is offered of a problem-solving task for senior secondary school students which was given in the context of a story. As the story unfolds, the task requires progressively more complex forms of linear programming to be...
Education & Training Vol. 51, No. 5 (2009) pp. 434–447
Purpose: Group-based tasks or assignments, if well designed, can yield benefits for student employability and other important attribute developments. However there is a fundamental problem when all members of the group receive the same mark and...
Collaborative Research Methodology for Investigating Teaching and Learning: The Use of Interactive Whiteboard Technology
Educational Review Vol. 57, No. 4 (Nov 01, 2005) pp. 457–469
This paper discusses the results of a research project which aimed to capture, analyse and communicate the complex interactions between students, teachers and technology that occur in the classroom. Teachers and researchers used an innovative...
The International Handbook Summit Call to Action for Learning with Technology in the 21st Century: Next Steps, Part 2
Joke Voogt; Gerald Knezek; Chris Dede; Paul Resta; Mike Searson; Ann Thompson; Therese Laferriere; David Gibson; Margaret Riel; Renate Schulz-Zander; Rhonda Christensen; Kwok Wing Lai; Niki Davis; Rowland Baker; Ian Gibson; Don Knezek
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 2413–2415
The International Handbook of Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education (Voogt & Knezek, 2008) provides researchers, policy makers and practitioners with an integrated and detailed overview of this complex field. One of the important ...
Sue Gregory; Lisa Jacka; Frederick Stokes-Thompson; Helen Farley; Sheila Scutter; Penelope Neuendorf; Shame Matthews; Jaime Garcia; Grant Meredith; Scott Grant; Angela Giovanangeli; Andrew Cram; Tracey Muir; Jenny Grenfell; Anthony Williams; Anglea McCarthy; Brent Gregory; Stefan Schutt; Denise Wood; Lindy Orwin; Ian Warren; Matt Bower; Des Butler; Jay Jay Jegathesan; Anton Bogdanovych
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2012 (November 2012)
Virtual worlds (VWs) continue to be used extensively in Australia and New Zea land higher education institutions although the tendency towards making unrealistic claims of efficacy and popularity appears to be over. Some educators at higher...
How are Australian higher education institutions contributing to change through innovative teaching and learning in virtual worlds?
Brent Gregory; Sue Gregory; Denise Wood; Yvonne Masters; Mathew Hillier; Frederick Stokes-Thompson; Anton Bogdanovych; Des Butler; Lyn Hay; Kim Flintoff; Stefan Schutt; Robyn Alderton; Ieva Stupans; Lindy McKeown Orwin; Andrew Cram; Grant Meredith; Jenny Grenfell; Francesca Collins; Allan Ellis; Lisa Jacka; Ian Larson; Andrew Fluck; Helen Farley; Jay Jay Jegathesan; Dale Linegar; Debbie McCormick; Jason Zagami; John Campbell; Angela Thomas; Nona Muldoon; Ali Abbas; Ian Burnett; Sheila Scutter; David Ellis; Suku Sinnappan; Katrina Neville; Ashley Aitken; Simeon Simoff; Xiangyu Wang; Mandy Salomon; Kay Souter; Greg Wadley; Michael Jacobson; Anne Newstead; Gary Hayes; Scott Grant; Alyona Yusupova
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 475–490
Over the past decade, teaching and learning in virtual worlds has been at the forefront of many higher education institutions around the world. The DEHub Virtual Worlds Working Group (VWWG) consisting of Australian and New Zealand higher education...