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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Jan 01, 2001 Volume 17, Number 1

Editors

Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Can multimedia meet tertiary educational needs better than the conventional lecture? A case study

    Geoff Andrewartha & Simon Wilmot

    Educational researchers have long derided the university lecture as an effective mode of delivery of educational materials, but currently there are many reports on the advantages offered by... More

    pp. 1-20

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  2. A multivariate analysis of students' experience of web based learning

    Uschi Felix

    This paper reports on a large scale study carried out in four settings that investigates the potential of the web as a medium of language instruction, both to complement face to face teaching and ... More

    pp. 21-36

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  3. Managing change: The use of mixed delivery modes to increase learning opportunities

    Sue Franklin & Mary Peat

    Science teaching in the new millennium will need to suit the students' needs and understanding, and employers' expectations. Choosing to learn will help form the learning opportunities presented. ... More

    pp. 37-49

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  4. Developing science students' metacognitive problem solving skills online

    Rowan Hollingworth & Catherine McLoughlin

    Technology is increasingly being harnessed to improve the quality of learning in science subjects at university level. This article sets out, by incorporating notions drawn from constructivist and... More

    pp. 50-63

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  5. Constructivism as a referent in the design and development of a computer program using interactive digital video to enhance learning in physics

    Matthew Kearney & David Treagust

    This paper describes the fruitful interaction between educational research on constructivism and the development and use of a multimedia computer program. The software uses interactive digital... More

    pp. 64-79

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  6. Building the Web Interactive Study Environment: Mainstreaming online teaching and learning at the University of Western Sydney

    Stephen Sheely, Deborah Veness & Lynnae Rankine

    The Web Interactive Study Environment or WISE was developed from 1998-2000 at UWS Hawkesbury to address the issues that have arisen in moving online teaching from the innovative to the mainstream.... More

    pp. 80-95

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  7. The use of a QTVR image database for teaching veterinary radiology and diagnostic ultrasound to distance education students

    Rob Phillips, Murdoch University, Australia; Romana Pospisil, Edith Cowan University, Australia; Jennifer Richardson, Murdoch University, Australia

    The result of the project described in this paper is an innovative use of Quicktime Virtual Reality (QTVR) for display and manipulation of veterinary radiographs and ultrasound images, within a... More

    pp. 96-114

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