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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Jun 22, 2015 Volume 31, Number 2

Editors

Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Number of articles: 8

  1. A case study of an adult learner with ASD and ADHD in an undergraduate online learning environment

    Christopher Meyers & Richard Bagnall, Griffith University

    The contemporary need for older workers to participate in education and training programs to increase their employability has exposed many of them to learning opportunities involving online... More

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  2. Social support as a neglected e-learning motivator affecting trainee’s decisions of continuous intentions of usage

    Cathy Weng, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology; Chin-Chung Tsai, Graduate Institute of Digital Learning and Education, National Taiwan University of Science &Technology; Apollo Weng, Center for General Education, China University of Technology

    Drawing from the social influence theory and acknowledging that the others’ support within the work context affects employees’ learning, values, and behaviours, an alternative framework was... More

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  3. New ways of learning to fight fires? Learning processes and contradictions in distance and on-campus firefighter training in Sweden

    Robert Holmgren, Umea University

    This article reports on findings from a comparative study on firefighter students' learning processes in a technology-supported distance training course and a traditional campus training course in ... More

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  4. Central practitioners’ developing legitimate peripheral participation in a community of practice for changing schools

    David Woo, University of Hong Kong

    As new technologies continue to shape society, there has been a greater need for communities of practice to facilitate changing teaching and learning practices through technology in schools.... More

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  5. Task selection, task switching and multitasking during computer-based independent study

    Terry Judd, The University of Melbourne

    Detailed logs of students’ computer use, during independent study sessions, were captured in an open-access computer laboratory. Each log consisted of a chronological sequence of tasks representing... More

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  6. A pilot study: Facilitating cross-cultural understanding with project-based collaborative learning in an online environment

    Rustam Shadiev, Department of Engineering Science, National Cheng Kung University; Wu-Yuin Hwang, Graduate Institute of Network Learning Technology, National Central University; Yueh-Min Huang, Department of Engineering Science, National Cheng Kung University

    This study investigated three aspects: how project-based collaborative learning facilitates cross-cultural understanding; how students perceive project-based collaborative learning implementation... More

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  7. Impact of an open online course on the connectivist behaviours of Alaska teachers

    Lee Graham, University of Alaska Southeast University of Liverpool; Virgil Fredenberg, University of Alaska Southeast

    In this article we will describe a continuum of development towards knowledge generation and networked learning which emerges as practising teachers participate in a connectivist experience offered... More

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  8. Social capital from online discussion forums: Differences between online and blended modes of delivery

    Charles Carceller, School of Education, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wollongong; Shane Dawson, Learning and Teaching Unit, University of South Australia; Lori Lockyer, School of Education, Faculty of Human Sciences, Macquarie University

    This study explored the concept of social capital in higher education contexts by investigating student discussion forum activity and academic performance. To address these aims online discussion... More

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