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Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011--Global Conference on Learning and Technology

Mar 28, 2011

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Siew-Mee Barton; John Hedberg; Katsuaki Suzuki

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Number of papers: 337

  1. Response Time and Learning Progress: Teaching Perspective

    Eugene Gvozdenko, Dianne Chambers, Kaye Stacey & Vicki Steinle, The University of Melbourne, Australia

    The study analysed the utility of data from logging response times of students on a computerised basic mathematics test to monitor cognitive progress of a group of pre-service teacher education... More

    pp. 400-408

  2. Innovative curriculum design: Using ePortfolios to change practice and process

    David Kennedy & Christine Shirley, Lingnan University, Hong Kong

    This paper reports a study that examined changing educational practices and processes for both teachers and students using ePortfolios. At Lingnan University the Teaching and Learning Centre... More

    pp. 409-416

  3. Transforming Education: Assessing and Teaching 21st Century Skills

    Jon Price, Intel Corporation, United States; Patrick Griffin, The University of Melbourne, Australia; Martina Roth, Intel Corporation, Germany

    A panel of international experts representing the ATCS21S project will share foundations, activities and timelines for the research and development efforts now underway to explore new approaches in... More

    pp. 417-418

  4. Using Classroom Assessment to Promote 21st Century Learning in Emerging Market Countries

    Jon Price, Intel Corporation, United States; Elizabeth Pierson & Daniel Light, Education Development Center, United States

    Through initiatives like Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills (ATC21S) Intel® has been collaborating with governments and policy-makers to create new national standards and national... More

    pp. 419-429

  5. Visualizing summaries of performance for instructors assessing physical-motion skills

    Neil Rowe & Jeff Houde, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, United States; Rey Osoteo, U.S. Naval Posgraduate School, United States; Riqui Schwamm, Cory Kirk & Ahren Reed, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, United States; Saad Khan, Chris Broaddus & Chris Meng, Sarnoff Laboratories, United States

    Physical-motion skills are important in physical education, theater, military training, and a wide range of vocational training. Teaching them is difficult because events happen quickly and the... More

    pp. 430-439

  6. Toward reduction of dropout rates in schools: A proposal for a social-skills-oriented approach to relieve the stress of adolescents in interpersonal communication

    Risa Uenoyama & Yu Ara, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Yuki Watanabe, Tokyo Metropolitan univ., Japan; Hiroshi Kato, Center of ICT and Distance Education, Japan; Akinori Nishihara, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    The aim of this study is to find a cognitive approach to resolve interpersonal stress caused by social skill deficits. Japanese schools, at present, face interpersonal problems caused by social... More

    pp. 440-447

  7. Addressing e-Assessment practices in e-Learning Activities: A Review

    Mohammad AL-Smadi, Graz University of Technology, Austria; Christian Gütl, Graz University of Technology AND Curtin University of Technology, Austria; Vanessa Chang, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

    In today’s “information age”, learners grow up with technology dominating most of their life activities. Given the dominance of technology, it is no surprise that learning and educational... More

    pp. 448-459

  8. Does teachers’ morale affect their job performance?

    Nagarajah Lee, Mansor Fadzil & Anuwar Ali, Open University Malaysia, Malaysia

    The purpose of this paper is to explore the interrelationships between morale and job performance of secondary school teachers. This is a questionnaire survey involving secondary school teachers... More

    pp. 460-469

  9. Undergraduate Experiences Related to Assessment: The Canadian Context

    Cheryl Poth, Alex Riedel & Robert Luth, University of Alberta, Canada

    The paper reports findings from a survey with undergraduate students (n=1000) to explore the influence of classroom assessment practices on the post-secondary learning environment. The specific... More

    pp. 470-476

  10. The Challenges of Developing and Delivering the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) on Computer

    Jeffrey Jenkins, Educational Testing Service, United States

    This presentation will focus on the challenges of developing and delivering NAEP, a large-scale, voluntary, national assessment on computer, while minimizing burden on schools and students. I will... More

    p. 477

  11. The Relationship Between Critical Reading and Visual Reading

    Meral Guven & Bilge Cam Aktas, Anadolu University, Turkey

    in this study it was aimed to search the level of acquiring critical reading and visual reading skills and the relationship between them.Quantitative survey research was used. The data were... More

    p. 478

  12. Towards a classification of criterion referenced assessment models in mathematics courses - student and academic perspectives

    Dann Mallet & Jennifer Flegg, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

    We present the findings of a study into the implementation of explicitly criterion-referenced assessment in undergraduate courses in mathematics. We discuss students' concepts of criterion... More

    pp. 479-482

  13. Relationship Between Young Learners' Learning Styles and Development of Writing Skills Using Power-Point as a Teaching Aid

    Nuraihan Mat Daud, INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA, Malaysia; Radzita Razi, MALAYSIAN MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, Malaysia

    This paper discusses the correlation between young learners’ writing performance and their learning styles when power-point was used in teaching writing skills. This study focused on the sensory... More

    pp. 483-485

  14. Performance-Based Assessment: between Content Knowledge And Presentation Skill

    Vera Syamsi, Sampoerna School of Education, Indonesia

    This paper discusses the findings of a study conducted in a class, in which students do a lot of performances in the teaching learning process, as the consequence of applying Student-centered... More

    pp. 486-490

  15. Closing The Loop: Towards A Low-Cost “LAN” (Learning through Authentic Narrative) Infrastructure for Community and Cross-Cultural Empowerment

    Ian Frank, Malcolm Field & Dominic Bagenda, Future University Hakodate, Japan; Kenichi Shiiya, Freelance Consultant, Japan

    We present an unconventional “whole system” approach to Open Educational Resources (OERs). Whereas a significant proportion of existing OER content creation can be categorised as “top-down”, we... More

    pp. 491-500

  16. General Education in American Higher Education: Its Growth, its Implementation, and its Future

    Thomas Patterson, University of Vermont, United States

    Abstract: Today there is an important national trend to upgrade general education throughout higher education in America. As the world becomes a more mutually dependent society in the center of... More

    pp. 501-510

  17. TECHNOLOGICAL LACK in VOCATIONAL SCHOOL of HIGHER EDUCATION in TURKEY

    Sedat Cereci & Bahattin Iscan, Batman University, Turkey

    Technology is mostly used in Turkey recently, especially by studends. Technology use is an important matter in higher education, especially in vocational school in where technological, economical, ... More

    pp. 511-517

  18. The Impact of Information and Communication Technologies in Literacy Education in China

    Xun Ge & Jiening Ruan, University of Oklahoma, United States

    Based on an extensive survey of several existing Chinese database of academic journals and additional online resources, the authors reported the general trends and impact about information... More

    pp. 518-528

  19. Secondary teachers’ use of new media in an age of accountability

    Nicola Johnson & Scott Bulfin, Monash University, Australia

    This pilot study comprises an initial exploration of secondary teachers’ use of ICTs within the current climate of testing and accountability. The project seeks to understand how teachers are... More

    pp. 529-533

  20. An Overview: The Development of ICT in the Educational System of Cyprus.

    Efi Nisiforou & Andrew Laghos, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus

    Abstract: This study is a brief comparative literature review that demonstrates how ICT has created an educational standard for the primary education of Cyprus based on the annual reports of the... More

    pp. 534-539