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International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 2, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 50–57
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 6, No. 4 (October 2014) pp. 1–21
Mobile learning has been a research topic for some 20 years. Over that time it has encompassed a wide range of concepts, theories, designs, experiments and evaluations. With increasing interest in mobile learning from researchers and practitioners,...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 7, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 24–38
Learning theories underpin the expectations of meaningful outcomes that any given learning task should have. However, educators' understanding and application of such theories is likely to vary with their own experience and context. In this article, ...
Computers & Education Vol. 63, No. 1 (April 2013) pp. 62–72
Recent advancements in digital technology have attracted the interest of educators and researchers to develop technology-assisted inquiry-based learning environments in the domain of school science education. Traditionally, school science education...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2008 (2008) pp. 733–741
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 14, No. 1 pp. 66–80
This paper reports on the first two years of a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative in a New Zealand secondary school, using data derived from a series of surveys of teachers, parents and students, who are the main stakeholders in the...
Comparing the Attitudes of In-Service Teachers to the Learning Potential of Low-Cost Mobile Augmented and Virtual Reality Tools
Global Learn (Oct 11, 2020) pp. 33–40
group of in-service teachers towards augmented and virtual reality by providing them with an opportunity to explore examples of affordable smartphone-based implementations of both technologies in a workshop session. The participants were introduced...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2012 (November 2012) pp. 2–4
This study is investigating the phenomenon of digital divides , in the context of integrating one-to- one ICTs into the learning process. For this purpose, we are studying a ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) initiative by a New Zealand School. This...
International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments Vol. 3, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 37–54
Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVEs) are the subject of increasing interest for educators and trainers. This article reports on a longitudinal project that seeks to establish a virtual agile software development workshop hosted in the Open...
Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 2 (February 2012) pp. 707–720
Mobile learning has been built upon the premise that we can transform traditional classroom or computer-based learning activities into a more ubiquitous and connected form of learning. Tentative outcomes from this assertion have been witnessed in...
World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning 2020 (Oct 11, 2020) p. 122
Over the past decade mobile learning has become increasingly integrated into the broader fabric of digitally supported learning. As well as mobile learning itself continuing to evolve, culture, sustainability and equity are coming to the fore in...
Behaviour & Information Technology Vol. 29, No. 4 (July 2010) pp. 377–382
This article reports the results of a field study in which undergraduate students were questioned about their use of social networking sites and the appropriateness of the content that they post. The responses indicate that students routinely post...
A Comparison of Information Systems Programs at AACSB and ACBSP Schools in Relation to IS 2002 Model Curricula
Journal of Information Systems Education Vol. 20, No. 4 (2009) pp. 469–476
Given the downturn in Information Systems (IS) program enrollments, IS departments housed within schools of business are justifiably concerned about attracting more students into their programs. While some reasons for the downturn may be beyond the...
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse Vol. 14, No. 2 (2005) pp. 1–23
This exploratory investigation examined the relationship between childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and related psychosocial characteristics and sexual behaviors among 46 gay/bisexual male escorts who advertise via the Internet. More than a quarter of men ...
Cooperation begins: Encouraging critical thinking skills through cooperative reciprocity using a mobile learning game
Computers & Education Vol. 97, No. 1 (June 2016) pp. 97–115
Mobile learning has the advantage of being able to be used within and between contexts and can also be seamlessly integrated into broader learning experiences that include other forms of learning. Such experiences can assist in the development of...
Merle Hearnes; Judy Cockeram; Gareth Schott; Tim Bell; Todd Cochrane; Deborah Corder; Ann Philpott; Clare Atkins; Scott Diener; David Parsons; Garry Falloon; Mick Grimley; Niki Davis; Alice U-Mackey; Swee Kin Loke
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 571–579
The Virtual Worlds Working Group began with the DEHub research consortium in November 2009. In December 2010, New Zealand joined the VWWG. This paper highlights the current work of the NZ based members of the group and presents the work of 23...