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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Jan 01, 2012 Volume 28, Number 5

Editors

Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Number of articles: 11

  1. Using blended creative teaching: Improving a teacher education course on designing materials for young children

    Shi-Jer Lou, Nai-Ci Chen, Huei-Yin Tsai, Kuo-Hung Tseng, Ru-Chu Shih & Ru-Chu Shih

    This study combined traditional classroom teaching methods and blogs with blended creative teaching as a new teaching method for the course Design and Applications of Teaching Aids for Young... More

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  2. Computer-based concept maps for enabling multilingual education in computer science: A Basque, English and Spanish languages case

    Ana Arruarte, Jon Elorriaga, Iñaki Calvo, Mikel Larrañaga, Urko Rueda, Mikel Larra, #241;aga & Urko Rueda

    Inside the globalisation era in which society is immersed, one of the current challenges for any educational system is to provide quality education. While some countries are linguistically... More

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  3. Perceived convenience in an extended technology acceptance model: Mobile technology and English learning for college students

    Chi-Cheng Chang, Chi-Fang Yan, Ju-Shih Tseng & Ju-Shih Tseng

    Since convenience is one of the features for mobile learning, does it affect attitude and intention of using mobile technology? The technology acceptance model (TAM), proposed by David (1989), was ... More

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  4. Digital mismatch: Expectations and realities of digital competency amongst pre-service education students

    Jennifer Duncan-Howell & Jennifer Duncan-Howell

    Pre-service education students entering university can be categorised broadly into two distinct groups, those who are coming directly from secondary school and those who are not. The second group... More

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  5. Students' expectations of the learning process in virtual reality and simulation-based learning environments

    Tuulikki Keskitalo & Tuulikki Keskitalo

    Expectations for simulations in healthcare education are high; however, little is known about healthcare students' expectations of the learning process in virtual reality (VR) and simulation-based ... More

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  6. MICE 2.0: Designing multimedia content to foster active learning in a Malaysian classroom

    Tse-Kian Neo, Mai Neo, Wai-Jing Kwok, Yeen-Ju Tan, Chen-Haw Lai, Che Zarina & Che Zarina

    With the strong emphasis of social constructivism, many educators are finding new ways to stimulate and enhance social activities within the classroom. One such method is the use of cooperative... More

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  7. University students' online information searching strategies in different search contexts

    Meng-Jung Tsai, Jyh-Chong Liang, Huei-Tse Hou, Chin-Chung Tsai & Chin-Chung Tsai

    This study investigates the role of search context played in university students' online information searching strategies. A total of 304 university students in Taiwan were surveyed with... More

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  8. Design-based research principles for student orientation to online study: Capturing the lessons learnt

    Helen Wozniak, Jenny Pizzica, Mary Mahony & Mary Mahony

    Few institutions have reported research on students' use of orientation programs designed for mature students returning to study in contemporary learning environments now regularly amalgamating... More

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  9. College students' intention to continue using a personal response system: Deriving a model from four theoretical perspectives

    Chu-Chen Yeh, Yu-Hui Tao & Yu-Hui Tao

    The use of personal response systems (PRS) in classrooms is gaining popularity in the higher education institutes of Taiwan. However, past research rarely adopts theories from the information... More

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  10. A context-aware ubiquitous learning approach to conducting scientific inquiry activities in a science park

    Gwo-Jen Hwang, Chin-Chung Tsai, Hui-Chun Chu, Kinshuk Kinshuk, Chieh-Yuan Chen & Chieh-Yuan Chen

    Fostering students' scientific inquiry competence has been recognised as being an important and challenging objective of science education. To strengthen the understanding of science theories or... More

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  11. International design collaboration and mentoring for tertiary students through Facebook

    Josh McCarthy

    This study explores the efficacy of the online social networking site Facebook, for linking international digital media student cohorts through an e-mentoring scheme. It reports on the 2011... More

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