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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Jan 01, 2008 Volume 24, Number 2


Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Quantifying the reuse of learning objects

    Kristine Elliott & Kevin Sweeney

    This paper reports the findings of one case study from a larger project, which aims to quantify the claimed efficiencies of reusing learning objects to develop e-learning resources. The case study... More

    pp. 137-142

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  2. Promoting staff learning about assessment through digital representations of practice: Evaluating a pilot project

    Rosemary Thomson & Gail Wilson

    The Assessment Snapshots digital resource is a current project to support academic learning about assessment by diffusing knowledge and understanding of locally contextualised good practice in... More

    pp. 143-149

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  3. Using "plasma TV" broadcasts in Ethiopian secondary schools: A brief survey

    Getnet Bitew

    The objective for this study is to investigate the contribution of the "plasma" mode of instruction to the school experiences of students in Government secondary schools in Ethiopia, as viewed by ... More

    pp. 150-167

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  4. Effects of remoteness on the quality of education: A case study from North Indian schools

    Sugata Mitra, Ritu Dangwal & Leher Thadani

    This paper studies the relationship between geographic remoteness and the quality of primary education in rural Northern India. It then discusses this relationship in the context of educational... More

    pp. 168-180

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  5. Harnessing distributed musical expertise through edublogging

    Eddy Chong

    The pedagogical potential of edublogging - blogging used as an educational tool and strategy - in music teaching has been explored in two previous studies; a third exploration has now been... More

    pp. 181-194

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  6. Is wiki an effective platform for group course work?

    Irina Elgort, Alastair Smith & Janet Toland

    This study reports on students' and lecturers' perceptions of using wikis as a platform for conducting assessed group projects in two postgraduate Master's level university courses. The results... More

    pp. 195-210

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  7. Coherence or interest: Which is most important in online multimedia learning?

    Derek Muller, Kester Lee & Manjula Sharma

    The coherence principle states that all non-essential information in multimedia messages should be eliminated to minimise demands on cognitive resources. This assertion has been empirically... More

    pp. 211-221

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  8. Student and staff perceptions of the effectiveness of plagiarism detection software

    Doug Atkinson & Sue Yeoh

    The aim of this research was to determine student and staff perceptions of the effectiveness of plagiarism detection software. A mixed methods approach was undertaken, using a research model... More

    pp. 222-240

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