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Cogent Education Vol. 2, No. 1 (2015)
This paper explores teachers' use of textbooks in the digital age. After discussing student expectancies and needs, textbook use and the affordances of modern technology, the paper reports the results of a small-scale pilot study involving eight...
Releasing the pedagogical power of information and communication technology for learners: A case study
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 2, No. 2 (May 31, 2006) pp. 27–34
There is currently much debate around how best to incorporate Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) into teacher education programs (Karsenti, 2001; Snider, 2002; Bain, 2004). Rapid advances in ICTs demand changes to our education...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 4, No. 4 (October 2014) pp. 44–59
This paper presents a design framework for online learning. The framework is based upon the taxonomy devised by Dettmer (2006). In a learner-centered focus, it draws together the cognitive, affective, social, and sensorimotor domains of learning,...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 21, No. 4 (2004) pp. 151–156
This paper discusses the managerialist approach to developing and implementing systems for flexible delivery of educational systems in the Australian university sector. Rapid advances in communication technologies have enabled the education sector...
Global Learn 2016 (Apr 28, 2016) pp. 119–123
It is the position of this paper that to be effective, course design and facilitation must be planned in advance, and that whilst course evaluations are useful, they are insufficient for the purpose of course enhancement. A brief review of the...
Topics: Best practices in evaluation
Using electronic textbooks to teach mathematics in the secondary classroom: What do the students say?
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 13, No. 1 (Apr 30, 2017)
Textbooks have been used to enhance teaching in mathematics at all levels of schooling for many years. The use of textbooks enables the mathematics content to be presented in a sequenced, coherent and logical way. There are very few studies, however,...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3619–3625
In this paper we present a framework for plagiarism detection. Rather than exhaustively or randomly searching sentences in a student paper on the Internet for possible sources of borrowed ideas in student's text, we take a middle ground. With...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 19, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 489–508
Increased access to the Internet has dramatically increased the sources from which students can deliberately or accidentally copy information. This article discusses our motivation to design, implement, and deploy an Internet based plagiarism...