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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Jul 17, 2013 Volume 29, Number 3

Editors

Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. Sketching up new geographies: Open sourcing and curriculum development

    William Boyd & David Ellis, Southern Cross University

    The functionality of web 2.0 technologies has caused academics to rethink their development of teaching and learning methods and approaches. The editable, open access nature of web 2.0 encourages... More

  2. Leading the quality management of online learning environments in Australian higher education

    Dale Holt, Stuart Palmer & Judy Munro, Deakin University; Ian Solomonides & Maree Gosper, Macquarie University; Margaret Hicks, University of South Australia; Michael Sankey, University of Southern Queensland; Garry Allan & Robert Hollenbeck, RMIT University

    The paper presents the findings of the first year of a nationally funded Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) project on the quality management of online learning environments by and... More

  3. Enhancing L2 interaction in avatar-based virtual worlds: Student teachers' perceptions

    Jun-Jie Tseng, National Taiwan Normal University; Ya-Hsun Tsai & Rih-Chang Chao

    Three-dimensional (3-D) multi-user virtual environments (3-D MUVEs) have been used to provide language learners with realistic scenarios in which verbal and non-verbal interactions are simulated.... More

  4. Converged social media: Identity management and engagement on Facebook Mobile and blogs

    Patient Rambe, University of the Free State

    There is scant evidence to demonstrate that researchers grasp the social dimensions of convergence, and particularly, the academic and social implications of converged media on students' lives.... More

  5. The effective presentation of inquiry-based classroom experiments using teaching strategies that employ video and demonstration methods

    Songul Sever; Ayse Oguz-Unver, Mugla University; Kemal Yurumezoglu, Dokuz Eylul University

    This study was conducted in the light of the philosophical framework of inquiry-based science education. The research involved the presentation of experiments on basic science concepts that have... More

  6. Effects of online procedural scaffolds and the timing of scaffolding provision on elementary Taiwanese students' question-generation in a science class

    Fu-Yun Yu, National Cheng Kung University; Han-Chang Tsai & Hui-Ling Wu

    This study examined the effects of online procedural scaffolds (in the form of generic question-stems with context-specific examples) and the timing of scaffolding provision (immediate versus... More

  7. Getting inside the black box of technology integration in education: Teachers' stimulated recall of classroom observations

    Jo Tondeur, Ghent University; L Kershaw, R R. Vanderlinde & J van Braak

    This study explored the black box of technology integration through the stimulated recall of teachers who showed proficiency in the use of technology to support teaching and learning. More... More

  8. Learning in Facebook: First year tertiary student reflections from 2008 to 2011

    Josh McCarthy, University of South Australia

    This paper reflects on the use of Facebook as an online learning environment for first year design students from 2008 to 2011. Between 2008 and 2010 three student cohorts from the University of... More

  9. The influence of students' ICT skills and their adoption of mobile learning

    Kathryn Mac Callum, Eastern Insitute of Technology; Lynn Jeffrey, College of Business Massey University

    Mobile technology has gained increased focus in academic circles as a way to enable learning that is not confined by time and place. As the benefits of mobile learning are being clarified so too... More

  10. iArchi[tech]ture: Developing a mobile social media framework for pedagogical transformation

    Thomas Cochrane, CfLAT Centre for Learning And Teaching AUT University New Zealand; David Rhodes, Te Puna Ako Unitec

    This paper critiques the journey of pedagogical change over three mobile learning (mlearning) project iterations (2009 to 2011) within the context of a Bachelor of Architecture degree. The three... More