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Drivers For and Obstacles To the Development of Interactive Multimodal Technology-Mediated Distance Higher Education Courses
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 4, No. 1 (Jan 30, 2008) pp. 66–79
Advances in information and communication technologies, particularly the emergence of the Internet as a major source of global information have encouraged tertiary educators to develop rich, technology-based learning environments. Moreover, ready...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 25, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2009)
Rapid advances in educational and information communications technology (ICT) have encouraged some educators to move beyond traditional face to face and distance education correspondence modes toward a rich, technology mediated e-learning...
The impact of multiple representations of content using multimedia on learning outcomes across learning styles and modal preferences
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 7, No. 3 (Jan 03, 2012) pp. 18–35
The innovative use of educational technologies provides valuable opportunities for educators to design an enhanced, interactive, more inclusive and engaging curriculum. Key pedagogical motivations for utilising educational technologies include the...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 852–863
The innovative use of educational technologies provides higher education institutions valuable opportunities for their staff to design media enhanced, interactive, more inclusive and engaging learning environments. The key motivation for...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 23, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2007)
Online discussion boards are being used increasingly by tertiary educators as a tool for encouraging greater student interaction and developing learning communities. In particular, educators who have adopted a learner centered, socio-constructivist...
Open Learning Vol. 24, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 197–209
This paper presents the findings of an exploratory case study that investigated factors affecting the retention and progression of postgraduate business students at a major Australian distance education university. The majority of prior research...