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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Jan 01, 2012 Volume 28, Number 1


Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Academic analytics in a medical curriculum: Enabling educational excellence

    Martin Olmos, Linda Corrin & Linda Corrin

    The developing field of academic analytics seeks to turn data from educational systems into actionable intelligence for the improvement of teaching and learning. This paper reports on the... More

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  2. Leading change: Applying change management approaches to engage students in blended learning

    Diana Quinn, Yousef Amer, Anne Lonie, Kim Blackmore, Lauren Thompson, Malcolm Pettigrove & Malcolm Pettigrove

    The Australian National University (ANU) and the University of South Australia (UniSA) have embarked on Federally-funded project to collaborate in the design, development and delivery of a range of... More

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  3. Using blogging and laptop computers to improve writing skills on a vocational training course

    Nick Marsden, Eileen Piggot-Irvine & Eileen Piggot-Irvine

    The action research project described in this paper was part of an initiative to bring about change in the way courses are delivered in the vocational trades area at UNITEC New Zealand. We decided ... More

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  4. Understanding student perceptions and motivation towards academic blogs: An exploratory study

    Liping Deng, Allan Yuen & Allan Yuen

    The success of academic blogs depends on the participation and engagement of students. Taking an exploratory approach, this study aims to develop a better understanding of the perceptions of... More

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  5. Impact of static graphics, animated graphics and mental imagery on a complex learning task

    Feng-Qi Lai, Timothy Newby & Timothy Newby

    The present study compared the impact of different categories of graphics used within a complex learning task. One hundred eighty five native English speaking undergraduates participated in a task ... More

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  6. The challenges and opportunities for professional societies in higher education in Australasia: A PEST analysis

    Iain Doherty, Caroline Steel, Dominique Parrish & Dominique Parrish

    Professional societies, established to support academic and professional staff in higher education, need to be vigilant of regional and international trends that affect their core business. In this... More

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  7. Effects of presentation mode on mobile language learning: A performance efficiency perspective

    I-Jung Chen, Chi-Cheng Chang, Jung-Chuan Yen & Jung-Chuan Yen

    This study investigated the effects of simultaneous written text on the comprehension of spoken English as a foreign language, when the text is presented with the aid of a personal digital... More

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  8. Primary school teachers' use of digital resources with interactive whiteboards: The Australian context

    Damian Maher, Renata Phelps, Nikkita Urane, Mal Lee & Mal Lee

    As interactive whiteboards appear in increasing numbers in primary classrooms, questions will continue to be asked about the effectiveness of these devices in supporting teaching and learning. It... More

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  9. Using a wiki-based collaborative process writing pedagogy to facilitate collaborative writing among Chinese primary school students

    Xuanxi Li, Samuel Chu, Wah Ki, Matsuko Woo & Matsuko Woo

    This case study explored collaborative writing in Chinese among 59 primary four Chinese students using a Wiki-based Collaborative Process Writing Pedagogy (WCPWP) in Shenzhen, China. It aimed... More

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  10. The iPortfolio: Measuring uptake and effective use of an institutional electronic portfolio in higher education

    Brian von Konsky & Beverley Oliver

    An institutional electronic portfolio called the iPortfolio had over 17,000 subscribers one year after its introduction at an Australian university. This paper reports on a study to determine how... More

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