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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Jan 01, 2012 Volume 28, Number 4


Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Distance learners: Connected, mobile and resourceful individuals

    Trish Andrews, Belinda Tynan & Belinda Tynan

    In recent years the student experience of higher education in general and distance education in particular has been strongly influenced by the wide scale uptake of Internet based learning... More

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  2. Empirical validation of the importance of employees' learning motivation for workplace e-learning in Taiwanese organisations

    Hsiu-Ju Chen, Chia-Hung Kao & Chia-Hung Kao

    E-learning systems, adopted by organisations for employee training to enhance employees' performance, are characterised by self-directed, autonomous learning. Learning motivation is then of... More

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  3. Students' interpersonal perspectives on, conceptions of and approaches to learning in online peer assessment

    Kun-Hung Cheng, Chin-Chung Tsai & Chin-Chung Tsai

    The purpose of this study is to qualitatively explore students' interpersonal perspectives (i.e.,psychological safety, value diversity, trust and social interdependence) on, conceptions of and... More

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  4. Comparing computer game and traditional lecture using experience ratings from high and low achieving students

    Michael Grimley, Richard Green, Trond Nilsen, David Thompson & David Thompson

    Computer games are purported to be effective instructional tools that enhance motivation and improve engagement. The aim of this study was to investigate how tertiary student experiences change... More

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  5. Pedagogical knowledge representation through concept mapping as a study and collaboration tool in teacher education

    Mustafa Koc & Mustafa Koc

    This study explored (a) pre-service teachers' perceptions of using concept mapping (CM) in one of their pedagogical courses, (b) the predictive power of such implementation in course achievement,... More

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  6. Challenges in integrating a complex systems computer simulation in class: An educational design research

    Swee-Kin Loke, Hesham Al-Sallami, Daniel Wright, Jenny McDonald, Sheetal Jadhav, Stephen Duffull & Stephen Duffull

    Complex systems are typically difficult for students to understand and computer simulations offer a promising way forward. However, integrating such simulations into conventional classes presents... More

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  7. Evaluating quality in online asynchronous interactions between students and discussion facilitators

    Dip Nandi, Margaret Hamilton, Shanton Chang, Sandrine Balbo & Sandrine Balbo

    Online discussion forums have become an essential part of university courses, whether the course is conducted online, or face to face, or in mixed or blended mode. Discussion forums are considered ... More

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  8. Developing the clinical psychomotor skills of musculoskeletal sonography using a multimedia DVD: A pilot study

    Kerry Thoirs, Jane Coffee & Jane Coffee

    Sonographers are medical or non-medical health professionals in the radiology field who skilfully manipulate ultrasound equipment to produce images that are used to diagnose medical conditions and ... More

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  9. Influence of teachers' perceived e-portfolio acceptance on teacher evaluation effectiveness in Taiwan

    Chun-Mei Chou & Chun-Mei Chou

    This study examines technological and vocational school teachers' perceived e-portfolio acceptance, computer self-efficacy, and evaluation effectiveness in Taiwan. Teachers' perceived e-portfolios ... More

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  10. Pedagogical approaches for ICT integration into primary school English and mathematics: A Singapore case study

    Lee Tay, Siew Lim, Cher Lim, Joyce Koh & Joyce Koh

    This case study research attempts to examine the pedagogical approaches for the teaching of English and mathematics with information communication technology (ICT) in a primary school in Singapore.... More

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  11. Challenging mobile learning discourse through research: Student perceptions of Blackboard Mobile Learn and iPads

    Shelley Kinash, Jeffrey Brand & Trishita Mathew

    Many university academics disagree with the rationale that we should pursue mobile learning because 21st century students are apparently demanding it. We argue that the only defensible rationale... More

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  12. Developing technological pedagogical content knowledge in pre-service mathematics teachers through collaborative design

    Douglas Agyei & Joke Voogt

    Although many studies have shown the need to pay attention to teachers' preparation for the integration of technology in classroom practice, most teachers in Ghana have not had any preparation that... More

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