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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

Jun 11, 2016 Volume 32, Number 2

Editors

Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Design and evaluation of an online tool for open learning with blogs

    Hans Põldoja, Erik Duval & Teemu Leinonen

    Blogs are used in higher education to support face-to-face courses, to organise online courses, and to open up courses for a wider group of participants. However the open and distributed nature of ... More

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  2. Potential of digital teaching portfolios for establishing a professional learning community in higher education

    Ming Lai, Cher Lim & Lixun Wang

    Digital teaching portfolios (DTPs) are increasingly adopted in higher education for various purposes such as assessment, learning, and showcasing. This paper reports on a collective case study of... More

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  3. Benefits, challenges, and perceptions of the multiple article dissertation format in instructional technology

    Rebecca Thomas, Richard West & Peter Rich

    This study used survey data to investigate the benefits, challenges, perceptions, and current practices of the multiple article dissertation format in instructional technology. Online surveys were ... More

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  4. Fold-back: Using emerging technologies to move from quality assurance to quality enhancement

    Simon Leonard, Robert Fitzgerald & Matt Bacon

    Emerging technologies offer an opportunity for the development, at the institutional level, of quality processes with greater capacity to enhance learning in higher education than available through... More

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  5. Online professional learning for rural teachers of mathematics and science

    Sandra Herbert, Coral Campbell & Esther Loong

    Professional learning is crucial for the ongoing development of teachers and the improvement of student outcomes. Professional learning in mathematics and science education has the potential to... More

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  6. e-Portfolios enhancing students’ self-directed learning: A systematic review of influencing factors

    Jorrick Beckers, Diana Dolmans & Jeroen Van Merriënboer

    e-Portfolios have become increasingly popular among educators as learning tools. Some research even shows that e-portfolios can be utilised to facilitate the development of skills for self-directed... More

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  7. Factors affecting pre-service teachers’ participation in asynchronous discussion: The case of Iran

    Alice Ebrahimi, Esmail Faghih & Seyyedeh Marandi

    This study reports on a qualitative small-scale exploratory study which examined the factors influencing 32 Iranian pre-service language teachers’ participation in online asynchronous text-based... More

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  8. Putting technological, pedagogical, and content knowledge (TPACK) in action: An integrated TPACK-design-based learning (DBL) approach

    Evrim Baran & Erdem Uygun

    Design-based learning (DBL) has been considered a useful approach in teacher education because of its emphasis on the investigation of technology integration problems in design processes. Despite... More

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