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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Sep 10, 2014 Volume 30, Number 4

Editors

Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Information communication technology in the form of an expert system shell as a cognitive tool to facilitate higher-order thinking

    Gary Collins, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria South Africa; Johan Knoetze, University of Pretoria

    Information communication technology is capable of contributing supplementary teaching and learning strategies that can be used to address various educational challenges faced by higher education. ... More

  2. Student use of mobile devices in university lectures

    Neil Roberts, Bond University; Michael Rees

    Mobile devices are increasingly used by students in university lectures. This has resulted in controversy and the banning of mobile devices in some lectures. Although there has been some research... More

  3. Development of student and academic staff perceptions of the elements of an online learning environment over time

    Stuart Palmer & Dale Holt, Deakin University

    Academic staff play a fundamental role in the use of online learning environments (OLEs) by students, yet studies investigating the perspectives of staff are limited, and the least common... More

  4. Using social networking environments to support collaborative learning in a Chinese university class: Interaction pattern and influencing factors

    Jie Lu & Daniel Churchill

    This paper reports a study that investigated the social interaction pattern of collaborative learning and the factors affecting the effectiveness of collaborative learning in a social networking... More

  5. Investigating the structural relationship among perceived innovation attributes, intention to use and actual use of mobile learning in an online university in South Korea

    Young Joo, Kyu Lim & Eugene Lim, Ewha Womans University

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of perceived attributes of innovation, that is, relative advantage, compatibility, complexity, trialability and observability on learners’... More

  6. Actual and preferred teacher feedback on student blog writing

    Wen-Chun Chen, National Chung-Cheng University

    This research illustrates the provisions and receptivity of teacher feedback in a blog-mediated writing project between two colleges. The blog serves as a peer collaboration platform, as well as a ... More

  7. Blended learning in higher education: Three different design approaches

    Ali Alammary, Judy Sheard & Angela Carbone, Monash University

    Blended learning has been growing in popularity as it has proved to be an effective approach for accommodating an increasingly diverse student population whilst adding value to the learning... More

  8. Class blogs as a teaching tool to promote writing and student interaction

    Nancy Longnecker & Miriam Sullivan, The University of Western Australia

    Blogs are a useful teaching tool for improving student writing and increasing class interaction. However, most studies have looked at individual blogs rather than blogs maintained by a whole class.... More

    pp. 390-401