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ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2008 (2008) pp. 414–418
The development of digital resources set in authentic contexts using mobile technologies is reflected in this study. The research involved adult educators creating teaching episodes or digital narratives using smartphones, as part of a postgraduate...
Authentic Assessment and Multimedia: How University Students Respond to a Model of Authentic Assessment
Higher Education Research and Development Vol. 17, No. 3 (1998) pp. 305–22
Describes seven defining characteristics of "authentic" assessment and how they have been operationalized in an interactive multimedia learning environment in preservice teacher education. A study showed students responded favorably to the elements...
E-Journal of Instructional Science and Technology Vol. 7, No. 2 (2004)
This paper critically examines the concepts of field dependent and field independent cognitive styles within the context of computer-based instruction. The literature suggests that hypermedia instructional environments are more likely to engage...
Annual Meeting [of the] North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education 2002 (2002)
In the project described in this paper, the synthesis of research into situated learning was used to design and develop a multimedia learning environment to teach assessment strategies in mathematics to preservice teachers which was intended to...
Mathematics Teacher Education and Development Vol. 2 (2000) pp. 62–74
Describes the development of a web-based resource on school practice designed to support preservice mathematics teachers. Conducts focus group discussions to gain ideas from students about the type of support that would be most helpful to them as...
Mathematics Teacher Education and Development Vol. 2 (2000) pp. 75–92
Explores the use of a multimedia program on assessment strategies within a preservice teacher mathematics method unit and investigates the extent of transfer to classroom practice. Indicates that all students used a variety of assessment strategies...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2008 (2008) pp. 419–427
This paper describes a major development and research study that investigated the use of mobile technologies in higher education. The project investigated the educational potential of two ubiquitous mobile devices: Palm smart phones and iPod digital ...
Representing Authentic Learning Designs Supporting the Development of Online Communities of Learners
Journal of Learning Design Vol. 2, No. 2 (2007) pp. 1–21
Authentic learning designs have been explored for some time now and have frequently been shown to provide learning settings that provide many meaningful contexts for learning. These meaningful contexts provide not only encouragement for students to...
Literacy Practitioners' Perspectives on Adult Learning Needs and Technology Approaches in Indigenous Communities
Australian Journal of Adult Learning Vol. 50, No. 2 (July 2010) pp. 260–286
Current reports of literacy rates in Australia indicate an ongoing gap in literacy skills between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian adults, at a time when the literacy demands of work and life are increasing. There are many perspectives on...
Enabling teaching, enabling learning: How does staff development fit the educational technology landscape?
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2008 (2008) pp. 532–540
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 423–437
There is a strong impetus for blended learning approaches to be more widely adopted in higher education but finding an effective model for professional development of teaching staff can be problematic. In 2009, Curtin University developed an...
Agnes Kukulska-Hulme; Ana Carvalho; David Kennedy; John Pettit; Linda Bradley; Anthony Herrington; Aisha Walker
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 3, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 18–52
The paper reports on research concerned with learners’ uses of mobile technologies based on an international survey that targeted students registered in selected master’s and doctoral programmes in Australia, Hong Kong, Portugal, Sweden, and the...